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Villa Rothsay Hotel

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29 Baring Road, Cowes PO31 8DF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff were fab; breakfast was really good; loved the lounge and the "trust bar" ....but for a five star 130 pound a night hotel - the bath products feel cheap (bring your own), you can't tell if the yoghurts are vegetarian friendly (multi pack); towels smelled of cigarette smoke - when I complained the response was "oh, ok" not... More 

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Miranda C, Owner at Villa Rothsay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We’re glad you felt our staff helped make your stay with us and that the breakfast was really good but were sorry to hear that the complimentary toiletry products were not to your liking. We invested quite some time ‘road testing’ many makes of toiletries and finally settled on the Duck Island brand as featured in Vogue magazine... More 

Brighton UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night including dinner as a group of 4 cyclists doing the round the island road ride. Lovely welcome, fantastic ambience quite unobtainable outside of private ownership. Room not the most modern....but clear view across the Solent to Southampton Water. Dinner was very good indeed. We were able to leave all our gear to pick up later... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Just returned from a special valentines stay, including dinner. We were greeted with a friendly and cheery welcome to this wonderful hotel. From the roadside it looks quite small and unassuming, but on entering it was almost going into The Tardis. A fabulous Victorian staircase led us to our spacious well appointed room, overlooking the sea, where we could watch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

When we were first shown our room it took me several minutes to stop exclaiming about the beauty of the view. But there is much more to this hotel than it's stunning position. The comfort of the bed and pillows, the sense you were staying with a friend, added to the pleasure. We were only there for one night but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were over to take part in the Isle of Wight Book Festival and we were allocated this hotel to stay in. In years of travelling I can safely say that I have never liked a hotel more. Our room was on the top floor and consisted of two rooms one of which had a really amazing balcony with views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Sadly we only stayed 1 night - & were out for most of it! That as it may, we were very happy with our stay at the Villa Rothsay. Walking through the door was like stepping into my childhood - this wonderful hotel is very reminiscent of my Grandparents house! The beautiful, dark wood furniture would seem heavy anywhere else... More 

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San Bruno, California
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to find this wonderful place. Our room was decorated in old English style and had a great view of the water. We even saw our Princess ship go by! As we had no transportation , Margaret drive from the village and back to the hotel whenever we asked. Also. Free transpiration from the Ferry to the... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We booked last minute and arrived unsure of what we might find. Margaret's welcome was genuine, our room had amazing sea views of the Solent and was well-appointed and comfortable. The real surprise was dinner - we had booked to eat at the hotel as we were tired from the journey and the food was excellent. The beef - a... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed for one night on Saturday 26th. July 2014. We had the family room as we had 3 adults and a 2year old. The beds were extremely comfortable with beautiful white bed linen. A cot was provided for the baby and we were made to feel very welcome by Margaret, who also collected us from the ferry. Breakfast was... More 

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21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

On first arrival you know that you have arrived at a very individual place. This is not part of a hotel chain, thank goodness. We were greeted by the lady of the hotel anwedge took us to our room, which was two levels up and had a glorious view over a very active Solent. The room was in reality three... More 

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