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Villa Rothsay Hotel

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
30 helpful votes 30 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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isle of wight
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We live on the Island and this was our first visit to Villa Rothsay and certainly will not be our last!! The hotel is a hidden gem where you can step back in time to another era but with all mod cons The rooms are traditional in taste and spotless! The food is excellent and fresh local produce served to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Excellent weekend. Very nice room with sea view. Hotel not perfect but full of charm. Go for the boat pictures everywhere, which give the place a very special athmosphere. Go for the self-service bar, where you help yourself and are trusted to say what you have consumed. So different from hotel chains. Definitely go for the super nice owner, who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Margaret the owner made our stay one to remember. Ive stayed here about three times and each time the standard has been great. Very nice rooms with beautiful view. Every time I come to cowes I recommend people to stay there as the friendly staff and beautiful rooms are to be remembered .

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

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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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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