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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 1 week ago
libertinelou Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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  • 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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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from an 8 night stay at the Havelock, as with our previous visits it was a wonderful stay. You will not find better hosts than Dave and Ann, they are just the nicest people. The hotel is extremely well kept with a range of beautiful bedrooms, a lovely breakfast room, bar and outdoor pool for the summer months.... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in there as a group of 14. We were greeted with a warm welcome and immediately felt at home. The rooms were very clean and well decorated. Breakfast was first class and the staff all had a smile on their faces. Ideally situated with just a small walk to the town centre and train station.

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you all enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to the Isle of Wight. More

Wellington, Somerset
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent three nights here to see out the school holidays, occupying one of the two balcony rooms on the first floor. We have stayed at The Havelock on several occasions now and it is refreshing to know in advance that we will find a spotless room, comfortable bed and modern décor therein, complimented by a very... More

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AnnB65, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and choosing to stay with us again, we're glad that you had another good holiday on the island & hope to welcome you back again soon. More

Fuerteventura, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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 August 9, 2014

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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129 reviews 129 reviews
28 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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 August 5, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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

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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 Shanklin, Isle Of Wight

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