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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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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found the perfect place for tea and scones with an amazing view of the ocean. The service was so friendly and our wonderful waitress from Ireland took our photo and made sure we had our pinkies out while drinking our tea. This was a great find in Shanklin (short train ride from the Isle of Wight ferry).

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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel. As a surprise for me and my partner. I booked the room through booking. Com. A very rude man called my partner. 15 hours after I booked the room and told him there was a problem with the booking. Thank you for that clifton hotel. After I had canceled the room . Due to this booking... More 

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

The Clifton Hotel was the first hotel we looked at on the internet - so pleased that we by-passed others & booked to go there. Thanks to everyone who put the reviews on Trip Advisor - much appreciated. Hosts David & Carys & their staff were marvelous- very friendly & helpful. Location of the hotel could not have been more... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stay on the IoW so choosing the Clifton was a bit of a stab in the dark, but it turned out to be perfect. An immaculate little hotel, with great views over the Channel, and excellent service from the owners, David and Carys. In the best part of Shanklin, with easy access to the old town, with a... More 

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Kingswinford, West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed in the twin sea view balcony room, great spot. The dining room is in an excellent position with wonderful sea views. The menu for breakfast is superb, delicious!! The staff are friendly and helpful, we would certainly book again here if we returned for a break.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I found The Clifton vey comfortable and friendly. The position on the cliff at Keats Green was perfect and we enjoyed having dinner there each evening overlooking the sea. The food was excellent so we decided to eat there each evening.

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

Wonderfully located hotel with great sea views. Very clean and comfortable. Had one evening meal, which was very good. Breakfast was very nice but a little disorganised and took long time for order to arrive.

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Wallington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us ( two married couples) and we plumped for the two topmost rooms overlooking the sea and what a good choice that turned out to be. Lovely decor, super views and immaculately presented, these rooms were the epitome of what makes a good holiday. We were there for a week and relished every day. Lovely staff,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third annual visit to the Clifton and we had a really enjoyable two weeks at the end of May/early June. We had Room 5 once again and can confirm that the comfort and quietness, together with the fine views out to sea, are very much up to standard. It was good to be able to sit out... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 5 for just one night. Beautiful views out to sea, although it was too windy to sit out on the balcony. Apart from the view the room was reasonably comfortable but nothing too special. Dinner in the restaurant was pleasant, although some of the waiting staff need to smile a bit more! Breakfast was generous and... More 

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