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Hillside Hotel

151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Ventnor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having seen glowing reviews in national newspapers, that were backed up by highly complimentary testimonials on internet sites, my wife and I decided to entrust Hillside with an important event in our married life – our golden wedding celebration. To accommodate our immediate family we booked three rooms in the hotel and the stables suite in the grounds. This place... More

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9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When entering The Hillside you cannot help noticing the Scandinavian decor at its very best. White washed walls and carefully selected furniture plus lovely pieces of art/antiques. Gert, who happens to be Danish is the most amazing host who is always around happy to tell you where the best walks are, places of interest and really knowledgeable when it comes... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a perfect stay. Gert is such an amazing host. Everything is so well thought through. The food is amazing, quality produce local or grown there. Decor is bright and beautiful, I want to do my house in the same style. I am definitely going back.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from a weekend with my daughter at Hillside . This is a very special place The decor is beautiful neutral Scandinavian with modern art , some antiques and wonderful attention to detail. We shared a twin room with was light bright and ver comfortable , it had a shower ( next time I will ask for... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A small quirky hotel where nothing was too much trouble. Excellent service and food. Basic but comfortable rooms. Exceptionally clean. Charming clientele. Would have liked in- room tea/coffee making facilities otherwise a perfect choice for our first time visit to the Isle of Wight.

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Akaroa, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Superbly furnished in Danish style. Bed very comfortable and room scrupulously clean. Breakfast well presented and the Hotel's Bistro in the town is worth a visit. I'll be back. Note bad Vodafone reception at hotel, though good wifi.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This beautifully restored 18th century home was the perfect setting for a relaxing break near the sea. Gert and his team were gracious and did their utmost to make our stay enjoyable. The rooms were immaculate and I had one of the best vegetarian full English breakfasts EVER. My husband and I travelled from London without a car and were... More

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Wallington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Beautifully presented Fantastically decorated Useless shower Toilet system needed urgent attention Bed ridiculously small. Breakfast at a Time of the day that I didn't realise there were two in one day. No tea or coffee in the room Bottled water and no glasses Soaps and shampoos not replenished Soiled bathroom towels folded neatly placed back on towel rail after I'd... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This hotel really is faultless .Stayed here for a weekend in February and was so impressed with every small detail. The hotel itself is kept to such a high standard with fantastic rooms and faultless service.Cannot believe there is a better hotel on the isle of wight ,truely exceptional.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Amazing! This really is a wonderful place to stay, The owner, Gert goes that extra mile to ensure you are comfortable and could want for nothing. The food is amazing, the surroundings beautiful, the staff professional and attentive, the Hotel is immaculately decorated and inspires calmness and tranquility, all in all a fantastic stay, i wouldn't have changed one thing.

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Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Ventnor, Isle Of Wight
Address: 151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ventnor
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Ventnor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ventnor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Award winning 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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