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The Woodvale

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1 Princes Esplanade, Cowes PO31 8LE, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for a friendly place to eat that would accommodate kids and were told by a local of this place and we were not disappointed, great food,great price and the staff very good went out their way to provide a table for us even though most were reserved

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having had a tiring trip from Bristol, we arrived at The Woodvale Hotel with a cup of tea in mind or something else! We were greeted by Kevin, the Manager, who immediately took our bags, booked us in and carried our bags to our room. We found the room to be spotless and fresh smelling. Over the years we have... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Woodvale Hotel many times and experienced excellent food, service and accommodation which I believe is second to none. I was going again yesterday (Sunday) and was lucky enough to obtain a booking for one night (booked some while ago as it was the last day of Cowes Week). The place was packed for Sunday lunch... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving for our booking felt like we had arrived from Mars looking at how we were looked at . Our table of 13 chose mainly the Sunday lunch at £10.50 for a small and £12 for a large (One Course) I ordered the sea-bass from the special board £18.50 So the first of the meals came out with 2 missing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woodvale was fantastic - beautiful room with incredible seaview, absolutely spotlessly clean. Really friendly service with a quirky family-feel and great food. Honestly couldn't ask for a better place to stay and will definitely be back again!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the family room (room 4 I think) which has Solent views. It is a large double+single with large ensuite. Plenty of room for three people. Everything was very clean, no problems with showers or hot water. Only downside was the double bed being on the smallish side, and short if you are 6-foot tall, and that in... More 

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Marston Moretaine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great place to stay, the room we had was large, with a large ensuite bathroom and beautiful views over the sea. On arrival we were greeted with a very helpful smile, offer to carry the bags to the room and a guarentee for a table for dinner (it was Friday night, and it gets rather full as the food is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Woodvale is a public house with rooms above overlooking the sea at Gurnard on the Isle of Wight. It's a beautiful, calm environment. V quiet and peaceful- sailing boats on the horizon early morning with a seaview cafe a minutes walk from the hotel. The staff cater to your every need and are warm and welcoming. Rooms are cosy... More 

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had an awesome time here, they were so good at making our occasion special. Would totally recommend. Such a lovely location and experience. Nothing was too much trouble. It was a surprise for my mum and Kevin made sure it was...the venue is really beautiful and was great we could add our own touches in the afternoon to set it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a list of priorities for our 3 night stay on the Isle of Wight: free and easy parking, a sea view, a quiet comfortable room with good ensuite facilities and free wifi. The Woodvale provided them all, together with friendly service and great food. The pub had a good atmosphere and it was good to see many locals... More 

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