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Channel View Hotel

4-6 Royal St., Sandown P036 8LP, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ystradgynlais, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed last week on a Mon - Fri coach holiday and having read some of the reviews we were not expecting much. Pleasantly surprised. The owner was friendly and helpful, nothing too much trouble for her and the waiting staff in the dining room were excellent. The room (No. 7) was basic but warm and spotlessly clean and the... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I love a good bargain, but there's budget and then there's cheap & nasty. Rude/non existent staff, dirty room, cold shower, tiny crack of a view of the Solent, bed springs that 'boinged' all night and dug into you, and walls so paper thin you could even hear the occupants in other rooms fart! Breakfast was cold,... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My teenage daughter and I stayed at The Channel View Hotel from 12 – 16 Jan 2015. We received a warm welcome and enjoyed a comfortable stay. Our room was clean, well equipped, and comfy. We both felt the quality of meals and portion sizes were very good, in addition I am vegetarian and was extremely well catered for. The... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Hotel was part of our coach package. Again having seen some poor reviews I felt the need to write my own. The hotel Manager is lovely. Nothing is too much trouble for her or the staff. The hotel is only "2stars" and is simply furnished but adequate. It deserves a higher rating. We had room "12", on the second... More 

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tamworth
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed here in November 2014 fr 4 nights as part of a coach trip. I am Disabled and had requested an accessible room, 8 steps later my mate and I unpacked, and went to the main reception room about 4 PM ( Bar closed till 6 PM ) Where I was asked by the owner, to move rooms as... More 

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Mildenhall
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

At the time of my writing, the last review published (Oct.12) was not a favorable one. Well I have just returned (Nov 28) from a 4 night stay. My short break holiday, organized by Sunrise Holidays, was a very different experience indeed. My wife and self prefer the peace and quiet of an upper room. This was requested when we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

The outside of this hotel looked tired as the inside , the owners greeting was abrupt and curt . The food was poor quality, and portion sizes were small and delivered cold due to chaotic serving, although staff where great and did there best. The room was facing the street had no view of the channel, the floor bowed in... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Not that we booked on the basis of viewing the channel but I would doubt if more than a couple of rooms would offer you a view. The hotel is so sadly typical of many hotels that are in desperate need of some money being spent on them. At first glance on line it seems to be good value but... More 

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Been to this hotel before and it was a bit dated but has been refurnished since then moder bathrooms new carpets food brill homemade soups not the usual powdered soups that I see at a lot of hotels staff brilliant as are management nothing to much trouble hotel is spotless best one I've been to in ages and I'm a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Enjoyed a week long National Coach holiday to the Isle of Wight. Not a very pretty hotel from the outside but our room was very clean, bed was comfortable, new shower room efficient, food was lovely and the staff were friendly and helpful.Clean towels daily (how often do some people change their sheets at home to be complaining about bedding)... More 

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