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The Clifton

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1 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a really lovely hotel, run by the owners. The location is perfect, on the clifftop right by the path to the beach and minutes from Shanklin Chine and The Chine Inn, which is a lovely real ale pub, and five minutes from the town. The service could not be better - the staff were all lovely, and we... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in a cosy double sea view room for an overnight stay been here before an still a lovely place to stay , very welcoming an received great service .. Breakfast lovely an a gorgeous view from room in the morning ... Would definitely stay again

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a recent three night stay at The Clifton whilst attending a wedding in Shanklin. We were very impressed with the location with views over the bay being something special, even on cloudy days. Being close to both sea front and town centre provides a range of activities to enjoy. We found Dave and all the staff very professional as... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a late deal on the Saturday stayed following Monday to Friday. After reading many reviews I was worried that as there was still availability all the good stuff had gone. How wrong we were. What a great hotel very very accommodating staff. We stayed for dinner one evening which was brilliant. Very quite so a good night sleep. clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our third visit, and once again we had a great stay. Our room was a "cozy double" on the 3rd floor with sea view. Whilst small, the room was lovely and of course the view excellent. This hotel enjoys probably the best location in Shanklin with uninterrupted sea views from the front and easy access to both the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I 've recently returned from a 3 night stay at The Clifton . I stayed in room 2 which is a 'cosy double ' . It is a small room but I found it big enough -.It's definitely big enough for one person . The bathroom is also small But ,again.I found it big enough .The bathroom [shower ,no bath... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed all round on our two night stay. Friendly. Fresh food at breakfast and regret we did not eat dinner there. Good décor. Secure cycle parking. Excellent location on cliff top with good access to beautiful beach to front and main town to rear. Well priced for our peak August weekend visit. 14 of us all happy.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very clean and service was excellent. Food was good with a decent selection and ample breakfast. Joanne was very helpful and although our stay was short it was very enjoyable. No lift so if mobility is an issue upper floors not recommended.

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Andrew G: Thank you for taking the time after your recent visit to write such a positive review. Although we do not have a lift we do try our best, with advance notice, to allocate rooms on the first floor, if available, to our guests who have difficulty with too many stairs. Hopefully you will visit us again soon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to have had yet another lovely visit to The Clifton. It is ideally located on Keats Green, near the access to the beach and the Old Village and has wonderful views looking out to sea. This small hotel is a beautiful blend of old and new and exceptionally clean. The rooms with a sea view are fantastic but even... More 

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear hedgehog001: Thank you for your annual review of The Clifton and your comments on the facilities, meals and service are all very much appreciated. It always gives us much pleasure to welcome back regular guests such as yourselves, and to greet our new visitors. Thanks for taking the time to submit such a detailed review. Kind regards, Joanna More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much David, Cerys, Joanna and Chris (James) and staff for your kind hospitality during our weeks stay in the premier suite last week, we just loved every minute & the room was fabulous, what a view. As you gathered we were reluctant to go home but look forward to our return next year. The food was... More 

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Sarah and Linda: Your review of The Clifton following your recent visit is much appreciated and your comments have been passed on to the rest of the team. We are pleased that your stay in our Premier Suite, with Half Board, was so "superb" that you are returning to us next summer! We look forward with pleasure to welcoming... More 

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