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The Havelock

2 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
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Ranked #14 of 53 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brighton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a birthday treat and had a lovely time. The host was very welcoming, friendly and gave us some helpful directions to get around the local area. Our room was at the back of the hotel, overlooking the pool area (closed as we were off season, but it looks great!). The room was extremely comfortable and very... More

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Kent England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my second visit to "The Havelock" hotel and again I was very impressed with the hospitality from David & Ann Bunney . An excellent venue, the rooms are of a very high standard, along with the choices for breakfast. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is seeking to stay at a location in Shanklin that provides... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We aim to please and keep the rooms and breakfasts to a high standard. We hope to see you again in the future. Dave & Ann More

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for four nights and really enjoyed the cosy room and excellent breakfast. They cater for all kinds of dietary requirements, nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is only a short walk away from the beach and town centre. I would certainly stay here again and recommend it wholeheartedly.

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my partner for a weekend at the end of March and had a lovely stay. The host has a genuine sense of hospitality, always with a smile and keen to help however he can. The room was comfortable (although the bed was chronically creaky) and reasonably well appointed - I love a good shower and the en-suite... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your weekend in Shanklin. We apologise for your bed being creaky and we will be replacing it today, had you advised us during your stay we would have gladly moved you to a different room whilst we dealt with replacing it. We are always happy to deal with problems instantly. More

Maidenhead, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel; very convenient for the sea front & the old village. Warm, welcoming & comfortable, our room had a sea view, tastefully furnished & decorated. The shower in the ensuite superb! I would definitely stay again.

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Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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

My boyfriend & I stayed here for 2 nights & enjoyed a thoroughly relaxing weekend. We were greeted with a very warm welcome from the owner Dave who was absolutely lovely & very helpful with suggestions of places to eat & visit which we really appreciated. Our room had a sea view & a balcony which was lovely, it was... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jenny, we're glad you both enjoyed your weekend with us. We look forward to hopefully seeing you later in the year when the weathers a bit warmer! More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at this lovely place a few times now, and it gets better, if that's possible! Dave and Anne had only just opened for the new season, but everything was up to the usual very high standard - lovely immaculately clean room and fantastic breakfast, efficiently served. The breakfast room has been redecorated to a very high standard,... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, we're glad you had a good stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

Brisbane
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in September 2013. Dave and Anne the hosts were great. The room was clean and comfortable and drinks around the bar at night with other guests was very enjoyable. It is near the old village of Shanklin and close to the beach. The hosts were very helpful with suggestions of what to see and... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed for one night in a room with sea view and a balcony. Everything was clean and well maintained, and breakfast in the morning was excellent. Unfortunately the bed was much too soft for our liking, and the other guests were very noisy late at night, and this woke us and our son.

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Ipswich
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We had a cracking 5 days stay in September. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and understanding of the guests needs. The bedroom (Room 6) wasn't the biggest we have ever stayed in, but it was well decorated and the bed was very comfortable, and we were only there to sleep in it, not have a party every night! Ample... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a good time with us and on the lovely Isle of Wight. We hope to see you again in the future. Dave & Ann More

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Additional Information about The Havelock

Also Known As:
The Havelock Hotel Shanklin
The Havelock Hotel
The Havelock Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Address: 2 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Havelock Hotel was originally built as a gentleman's residence and over the years has been sympathetically renovated and extended to provide a mixture of 22 superb bedrooms & family suites, 10 of our rooms also have sea views. Set in attractive gardens, near to the sea and with its own Mediterranean style heated outdoor swimming pool (open mid-May to mid-September), we offer the ideal location to relax and unwind in friendly and comfortable surroundings at outstanding value. Open mid-March - November annually. Guest bar/lounge with free WiFi. ... more   less 
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