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Hillside Hotel

151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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Hillside Hotel
Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Ventnor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Poole, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillside is the perfect getaway hotel with wonderful owners and staff. Gert and Celia really want everyone to have a fantastic stay and the attention to detail is done with a quiet friendliness. The grounds are lovely with beautiful sea views. We took pre dinner drinks on the terrace and even saw a red squirrel. The hotel has connections with... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners have worked hard to create this impressive environment and the food is very good. However we were surprised to be refused a request to even take a coffee or tea to the room, it felt like we weren't trusted not to spoil the decor! Breakfast is too early for those like us who go away to chill and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Just back from 3 nights at this very special place. Would encourage you to make the effort and book. I certainly will be going back. Staff were all great, very friendly and could not do enough to make the time special. Room was lovely with amazing view out to sea and the hotel's own garden - very strong ethos to... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My partner and I visited Hillside for the first time last week - certainly not the last! From first meeting, the welcoming atmosfare made it clear that this is a very special place. The team simply add that extra thing to ensure you are relaxed and confortable. The rooms are scrupulously clean and very beautiful - all different and special.... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed last weekend with friends and found the hotel excellent in every respect from room quality to friendliness of staff. The position, breakfast quality and ambience was superb. The only factor stopping a rating of five is that on a weekend break where one wants to slow down the pace and chill, breakfast had to be taken between 8am... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed at the Hillside on Saturday. The building is beautiful and Anders tries hard to hold it all together but there were some very disappointing things that would stop me from recommending this hotel... No check in or using the hotel's facilities prior to 3o'clock, can't even store luggage No kettle in the room and offered only one complimentary... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here recently and enjoyed 5 star accommodation with warm and personal service. The building and grounds have been extensively refurbished with much attention to detail; history is respected and acknowledged but there is a crisp, modern scandinavian flair to the furnishings and decoration. Sat outside, relaxing in the sunshine and overlooking the sea, we could have been anywhere... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This was our first trip to the IoW and what a wonderful experience it was. Aside from the weather, which coincidentally was perfect, we feel we could not have stayed at a nicer oasis than Hillside. It's a very relaxing hotel with an understated clean modern style coupled with the warmest hospitality and first class service one could wish for... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Having already sampled the wonderful restaurant at Hillside on a previous visit to IOW, we decided to use it as our base whilst exploring the island. We spent six nights in one of the most comfortable beds ever and experienced a level of service which surpasses that found in any of the 5 star hotels we've stayed at. Gert and... More

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

15 of us ate here for my 21st birthday in june 2013, we had to preorder our food as there was so many of us to ensure they had enough stock. The food was gorgeous, service couldnt be any better, they made such a fuss of us, we had wine on arrival, constantly topped up throughout, and then a lounge... More

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Address: 151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ventnor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Ventnor, Isle Of Wight

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Ventnor #2 Romantic Hotel in Ventnor
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Hillside is a charming 18th-century Grade II listed Hotel built of mellow stone and thatch, with panoramic sea views and a southerly aspect. Set within 5 acres, backed by St. Boniface Down overlooking the Victorian town of Ventnor, Hillside's location is delightful in summer, sheltered and cosy in winter. Hillside has 2 eateries: Hillside Restaurant and Hillside Bistro giving super choices for lunch and evening meals of highest standard. Hillside is welcoming individuals and groups. Hillside Hotel is a calm place to relax and enjoy great company and presence. ... more   less 
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