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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

We arrived rather late on Friday evening, bar area very busy. We were greated in a very friendly way and checked in and taken to our room, luggage being taken for us as well, that doesn't happen very often these days. Lovely room just what we had booked with sea view. We went into a very busy eating area and... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb room with great sea view (room 3). Excellent real ale and superb food at reasonable prices. Staff were friendly and helpful. If it wasn't for some steep stairs (not great with arthritis) it would have been perfect. I was on a business trip for the week and it was actually enjoyable because of the Woodvale.

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

Went to Cowes for "Round the Island Race". Stayed for two nights at The Woodvale hotel. I made a good choice. Booked three rooms and they were all good size with good size bathrooms, nicely decorated and very clean. Rooms at the front had a lovely view out to sea, as does the breakfast room and the and restaurant. Plenty... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Just come back from a meal here. The view over the Solent, watching people out on their boats, is to die for. I can't imagine a much prettier seaside venue for an evening pub meal. The food was good too - I had chicken fajitas and he had gammon steaks. We had a couple of lime and sodas and all... More 

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