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Hillside Hotel

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151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Gert and Team Hillside. Thank you so much for an excellent stay. Fantastic style and hospitality. A perfect place for enjoying the good life with great food, wonderful rooms, inspiring and relaxing hours with the fine art and timeless design surrounding you. Besides of all this the feeling of happiness in the garden and the faboulos seaview.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want the one-liner: it's chintz-free! Wonderfully cool and sophisticated small hotel with impeccable, personal service and outstanding cuisine and wines. The interior could hardly be bettered and the grounds are in a wonderful and commanding location at the top of the town, backed up against the National Trust woodlands and looking out to sea. The grounds merit thorough... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lived on the Isle of Wight for 13 years and have only just found this restaurant. What have we been missing! Cannot say enough about the ambience, we felt totally at ease in this beautiful country house which was beautifully furnished and softly lit.. The owners are delightful, so attentive and the food was simply outstanding. This is now our... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the warmest of welcome from our host, Gert Bach, whose attention to detail was very prevalent throughout our stay. The house is beautifully furnished in a minimalistic scandinavian style. The conservatory attached to the house, overlooking the garden and patio is very stylish. The food was delicious and presented very well. We came away feeling very relaxed having... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spend a long weekend in London my partner and I decided to take two nights at Hillside. We took the train from London Waterloo and in less than 3 hours we were at the Hotel. Bus #3 is your best bet and drives right past the hotel. (The island's bus system fantastic and doubled as our scenic tour provider;... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on our first weekend away three years ago and loved it so much we came back for a third time. On the first time we came we met Gert and this time we met Anders who made the stay nice and relaxing, making sure that we were well looked after.N The seaview rooms are perfect with the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a weekend break on the IOW and, after some research, opted for the Hillside Hotel. What a winner :-) Great, staff, wonderful ambiance, terrific food... the place had it all. The style of the hotel suited us both very well and the owner obviously has a good eye for interior design. The staff couldnt have been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We've just returned from a brilliant weekend at the Hillside where the welcome and atmosphere were warm and friendly. The bedrooms and communal areas are immaculately decorated - certain rooms feel like you're in an amazing art gallery, whilst others are warm, cosy and well designed. This is the perfect destination to relax and escape, the hotel is in an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful Hillside! An amazing guest house which has been beautifully decorated internally in a Nordic style. A warm welcome upon arrival by the delightful Gert who runs the hotel with his family. A comfortable room (we had room 4) which had beautiful views over the gardens and sea. Breakfast is a relaxed affair with a choice of continental or a... More 

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Bury St Edmunds
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have loved watching the culture and style of this small hotel develop and deepen. It really is one of the most relaxing, welcoming and attentive places we know. The staff are great - professional, friendly, with great attention to detail. The comfort level is exemplary. The food and wine are fabulous. There's something about the hotel that helps people... More 

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