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Shanklin Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Clarendon Road, Shanklin PO37 6DP, England
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Ranked #28 of 55 hotels in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barton on Sea
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96 reviews 96 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think I must of been on the same trip as Paul T, see other reviews, and I agree with all he says although I think he is generous saying the Sunday Dinner was an improvement - I think the Roast Beef was straight out of a packet and so was the Chef's special - Chicken curry! The only food... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely shocked!!! Stayed here last year and 5 times previous and loved every minute. I was unaware that new owners had purchased the hotel this year. As a result this hotel is now awful in every aspect. The room all be it clean is extremely tired, the bathroom is a joke. I hate to say it but the food is... More

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North UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a couple, as part of a coach group. There were 4 coaches at the hotel and it was annoying that there were 4 separate breakfast/ dinner sittings. We were the last, meaning a late breakfast and late evening meal.This meant the hotel could use less staff, but it also meant we had to make special arrangements for... More

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Bruton, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the visit directly with the hotel who also booked the ferries which was helpful as we only paid one bill for the whole trip The hotel was at best poor, lacking atmosphere and charm looked more like a 1960,s throw back with none of the nice bits just old fashioned which extended to most aspects of our stay We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a sea view room which was nice, the view was amazing! Only problem was the building work going on opposite the hotel right outside our window, this woke us up every morning so not quite the relaxing break we were hoping for - I know this wasn't the hotels fault but we only booked a few days... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now where do I start?! I hope you are sitting comfortable this could take a while . Arrived at the Shanklin Hotel looking forward to a relaxing and a pleasurable family weekend. The room was clean and staff very friendly . Good points made! Unfortunately the hotel had changed ownership between booking and arriving.(booked after reading comments on trip advisor... More

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was part of a package coach trip which we decided to book after seeing the glowing write up in the brochure - a mistake we now feel. The package was described as 4 star treatment all the way but this hotel is only 3 stars. Rooms were good size and clean beds and linen OK. No air conditioning... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to wait for breakfast for 20 minutes and it was not even buffet! Had to ask for a bowel of fruit seriously? The member of staff was very stingy and i asked him for another bowel of fruit he completely avoided me!! There was no crossionts.

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is ideal for people over 65+ it really needs some life put in to it. We are in our early 50's so not too old but no spring chickens, by time we left we brought some life to the older people playing pool asking to turn the music up a bit more. 4 different couples said they enjoyed... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Shanklin hotel on Saturday the 26th to be met with the words that no weary traveller wants to hear "I am sorry but I cannot find your name"... We booked a seaview room on booking.com on Monday 21st but apparently the person on shift at the Shanklin that day did not log us into the system.... More

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Address: Clarendon Road, Shanklin PO37 6DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shanklin Hotel 3*
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