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The Havelock

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   2 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
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Ranked #13 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fuerteventura, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weeks holiday at the havelock in shanklin was met with a warm welcome from the proprietors Dave and Anne, very friendly and nothing was to much of an ask, fantastic view from our hotel room overlooking the beach, plenty of choice for breakfast, and in an ideal location with the beach and the old village within... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We're glad that your return visit to the island after so many years was such a pleasant one. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled from Scotland and were warmly welcomed by Anne on our arrival and after settling in we spent most of our time relaxing at the pool, the breakfast in the morning was of the high east standard we have seen and the staff must be complemented on the cleanliness of their uniforms and the efficient way... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you Mr & Mrs D for your review and choosing to stay at The Havelock. We're happy to hear that your holiday was a special one, we're very proud of our staff and are glad that your all round experience was good. Steve - our gardener is definitely a good story teller and offers excellent gardening advise to all... More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to stay in this hotel for years and years back when I was around 10 and I always, absolutely loved it. Stayed again last year, and it's just got better. It's a beautiful hotel, with gorgeous rooms and lovely views if you get a front facing room. The location is perfect, literally a 2 minute walk from the... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. How nice to hear that your return to The Havelock was a good one and we know brought back lots of lovely memories of your time on the island through growing up. We hope to see you again some time. Ann & Dave More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went away to the Isle of Wight by myself to do NOTHING at all. Apart from Eat / Drink / Sun / Swim and walk along the beach ofc. I did all of these things, only left the guest house to eat and play guitar by the sea, other than that i spent my days by the private pool... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So good to hear that you had the chill out time by the pool that you needed, we've had a fantastic summer, a great time to relax in the sun and re-charge. More

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

Have just spent 10 days of sheer bliss at the Havelock ,just what we needed after a recent bereavement . Where do I start ,well the breakfasts for starters absolutely fantastic one of the best we have had and plenty of choice it was a joy to sit in the beautiful breakfast room at the patio doors with the sun... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. So glad that you enjoyed your 10 days with us and that your experience on the island was a good one at a point where you needed some down time. Hope your journey home to Scotland was a good one. More

Orpington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from 5 days at the Havelock. A lovely hotel in an excellent position for the town of Shanklin and the beach. Both easy walking distance. The room was very clean and all the linen spotless. Nice touches of shower gel, shampoo and hand soap. The pool was brilliant. A real sun trap. There was sunbeds and tables, chairs... 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 stay in one of our Balcony rooms, it's certainly a lovely way to spend your time- either on the front terrace or your balcony with a drink watching the world go by. Best wishes. More

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

Just a few lines to thank Anne and Dave at the Havelock for a great stay and a lovely weekend . Our room no8 was fantastic with lovely sea views .At night the bar was its usual hub of great conversation and relaxation . Breakfast in the morning left you ready for the day ahead, beautifully cooked and presented with... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, we're glad that you had a lovely anniversary weekend, many congratulations. All the best until we see you again. More

Maidstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay in July at the Havelock Our room was clean and comfortable with balcony and sea views Breakfast offered a fabulous selection of food including home made bread , jams , fresh fruit salad and lovely hot cooked breakfasts The waitresses were efficient,polite and endeavoured to ensure you enjoyed your meal The pool area... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your review and choosing to stay with us. It was lovely to meet you both and spend time with you chatting in the bar in the evenings. We're glad you enjoyed your well earned break and had time to soak up some sun. Kind regards. Ann & Dave More

Reading, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Travelled here for 4 nights with friends and our 16 year old sons, in order to do a bit of cycling together. The Havelock was a good choice. VERY clean. Nicely appointed rooms. (our boys had the family room which was a double room and then a small twin adjoining. Great for a family of four) Good showers and nice... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing The Havelock for your stay. We're glad that you and your boys enjoyed your cycling on the island. It was lovely to meet you all. Happy cycling! More

London
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Another visit to the IOW and to our hotel of choice. We spend 3 nights here with both our Dad's and occupied a double and 2 excellent singles. The rooms are always spotless and the singles are great value as good accommodation at a good rate rather than a high price for single use of a double. Dave and Ann... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was good to see you all again, we're glad you're Dad's enjoyed their stay & their time at the Jazz festival in Newport. We look forward to hopefully seeing you all again in the future. More

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Address: 2 Queens Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Havelock 4*
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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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