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29 Baring Road, Cowes PO31 8DF, England
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Villa Rothsay Hotel
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Cowes
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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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San Bruno, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I acknowledge that I am not properly qualified to express adequately my experience of this gem, this bijou hotel. I must give a context for this review - I am over seventy; I spent over thirty five years as an officer in the British Army; I am not overly fond of 'modern'. I was with about twenty others. As I... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We originally booked a B & B back in December but unfortunately the day before we were due to go over e-mail it transpired that we were not booked in at all so the proprietor booked us into this hotel. It is very clean lovely breakfast and friendly staff. It is dated but that goes with the charm of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We had a very large room - the bed was very comfortable, flat screen tv bathroom modern. The fittings could do with a lick of paint. The breakfast was excellent- with fresh fruit and good cooked breakfast. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is rambling and it is rather like going back in time. But the prices... More

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

a festive gathering of friends was greatly enhanced by the atmosphere at and of the Villa Rothsay.The homely touch was everywhere and we were all put at ease and nothing was too much trouble .the Christmas dinner was of excellent and" homely" fare served with every attention to hospitality, Thank you so much.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I found the staff to be very friendly, polite and helpful. Room was clean and well presented. Breakfast selection was good and the cooked breakfast was very tasty. Will stay at the Villa Rothsay again

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Wonderful hotel with bags of atmosphere. Stayed here several times as hotel of choice for IOW. Christmas dinner is best ever as they know how to do it properly with massive turkey cooked to perfection. Spacious comfortable rooms. Oh and the owner makes you feel right at home even gave me a lift to the ferry. Highly recommended.

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Address: 29 Baring Road, Cowes PO31 8DF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
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Villa Rothsay Hotel Cowes, Isle Of Wight

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The Villa Rothsay Hotel & Restaurant is a characterful & charming boutique hotel located near to the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes with commanding views from it's many balconies and reception rooms, across the Solent towards the New Forest.The hotel has long been the choice of sailors and business personalities from around the World to meet their accommodation, dining and hospitality needs, as is evidenced by the huge collection of nautical memorabilia throughout the hotel.The 14 bedrooms are all en-suite and offer all mod-cons including LCD Freeview TVs and complimentary WiFi.The perfect place to 'get away from it all' and a perfect base to explore the magnificent Isle of Wight. ... more   less 
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