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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
28 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided on this hotel after reading all the great reviews. So glad we did as it was great! Staff were all VERY friendly and helpful, the location was great and had lovely views out to sea (there was even a telescope in the lounge area for people to use!), the whole hotel was exceptionally clean, the breakfast was plentiful... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We're happy that you so enjoyed your stay with us and on the island. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future for a slightly longer stay. More

Romsey, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked here after reading reviews on Trip Advisor , we wanted a B&B near to the centre of Shanklin and the Havelock fitted the bill. So pleased we stayed here as we felt at home from the moment arrived. After a lovely welcome from Dave we went to our room which was well appointed and spotless. Quite a few... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and choosing to stay at The Havelock. We're glad that your stay was enjoyable and that you enjoyed our healthy breakfasts too. We hope that it's not too long before you're back relaxing on the island again. All the best. Dave & Ann More

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
62 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice, spotless and we'll run hotel with extremely friendly owners and staff. This niceness rubs off on the guests and every miring the clientele were in good moods and prepared for a friendly good-morning or a chat. It is well placed close to the cliff edge in shanklin. If you are looking on trip advisor to... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review and choosing to stay with us. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We're very grateful for having such a lovely team of staff work for us, which like you say makes for a pleasant environment for all of our guests and also for us working alongside each other. We hope to... More

Windsor, Berkshire
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival at The Havelock my husband was rather worried about the parking places in front of the hotel. We have a large car which didn't fit into the spaces. While checking in, the landlord told us there were more spaces at the back and they were fine. Our room was on the third floor, so a lot of stairs... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We note your comments and will be putting some additional shelving in the bathroom this winter whilst we are closed for refurbishment. We are also looking to put a small coffee table into the room. Dave is usually around during the day, whilst I am office based and working in the background to keep everything... More

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

The Havelock offers everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing holiday on the Isle of Wight. We had a balcony room, which was very nicely furnished with high quality furniture. The bed was extremely comfortable and the bed linen was first class. The bathroom was what it was for the size of the room, plenty of hot water at... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in one of our balcony rooms and were able to enjoy time in the swimming pool too. There's no better place than the Isle of Wight when the suns shining! More

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

A group of us cycled from Ryde to Shanklin to stay at the Havelock for 2 nights. Right from the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were looked after so well. Dave kindly stored our six bicycles for us over night and was very helpful providing visitor information. The breakfast waiting staff were also a very friendly... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We love having cyclists and Dave is always happy to help with the bikes or just talk about cycling (his passion)!! We hope to see you again sometime. Roll on the Isle of Wight Cycling Festival 2015!! More

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

What a wonderful experience. Both Ann and Dave made us very welcome. Very helpful and friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble. We are now planning our next trip to the island. Many thanks to you all.

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed both your stay with us and on the island, I'm sure the beautiful weather was the icing on the cake. We hope to see you again in the future. More

Brighton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't have chosen a better place for our girls cycle weekend - lovely rooms, delicious breakfasts with super-friendly staff, and the incredibly helpful Dave, a kindred cyclist spirit who went out of his way to make our stay go smoothly. We're already plotting our return!

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you to you for coming to stay with us whilst cycling on the island, it was a pleasure to have you all with us and to hear of your cycling exploits daily. Many thanks also for your review and we very much look forward to seeing you again. Happy cycling!!!! More

Yorkshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at The Havelock during a recent work assignment. A lovely, warm and friendly welcome was given on arrival. Anne very kindly offered me an early breakfast which was highly appreciated. I will return soon hopefully. Thank you so much

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Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your time working on the island. It was lovely to meet you and to have a little chat with you in the mornings. Maybe see you again in the future! More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st class 5 star holiday at the Havelock. Excellent clean rooms and the breakfast is well worth the stay alone. Very friendly staff with nothing too much trouble. Definitely goes on our return list. Only a 5 minute walk into Shanklin Old Village where theres plenty of choice of places to eat and drink. Dave and Ann are the perfect... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're really glad you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure to have you here with us, all of our staff pass on their regards too. We look forward to seeing you both 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*
Number of rooms: 22
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