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The Union Inn

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Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely short break here. The Inn is perfectly located in the centre of Cowes. Our room was comfortable and well decorated. A tasty breakfast with lots of choice and friendly service. We ate in the pub one evening and our meal was delicious and reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this lovely little pub with our 2 teenage children and loved it. Great family room, fab food and lovely staff. Very central location with parking just round the corner. I left a shoe behind by accident and they called to let me know and have posted it back to me, now that what I call service, spot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute booking at this pub in Cowes, the UK centre of sailing. Located next to the Lifeboat Station and the Island Sailing Club and just a four minute walk from Royal Yacht Squadron and the ferry from Southampton. Quaint double bedroom on top floor had a very comfortable bed and a surprisingly good shower room. A FULL English breakfast... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Union Inn for two nights. The staff was friendly and nice. Although the room was cozy, it was very small, the mattress very worn and in the very small bath the faucet was not fixated and in the shower the casing of the faucet was missing. Breakfast was nice although they could exchange the chipped jugs... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights and stayed in a family room. The room was of a decent size with lots of storage space and handy little extras such as a fan. The staff were very friendly and gave us extra hot chocolate and biscuits when we ran out. The breakfast was big and plentiful and had lots... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a four night stay, really didn't like it sorry !!! We had room 6 top of the pub in the eaves. Just no where to put anything , couldn't unpack, sorry but a rope with a few hangers does not constitute a wardrobe, I know it's an old building and an iron is provided, the last thing... More 

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

A friend told us that the Union has 1/2 price meals on Mondays so decided to try it tonight. Arrived for 'Mad Monday' and were seated in the area away from the bar. The decor, as expected for Cowes, was nautical but some lovely quaint touches around such as the old chairs upholstered in atlas print material. It wasn't very... More 

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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We just visited pub for a drink whilst on hols and one of trips was cowes and We visted the union inn and simon the barman made us feel really welcome and very friendly and made us have a good laugh and good atmosphere in pub and made everyone feel welcome thanks simon x hope all have a good time... More 

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County Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Popped in here with 3 other passengers from a coach trip. What a lovely pub. Attractive, clean, quaint, relaxing - just what we needed as part of our trip to Cowes. Thanks to Simon the barman for his hospitality & welcome. I will return if I go back to the Isle of Wight. Highly recommended.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

we dropped in while visiting cowes for some food and a pint,the staff were very friendly the food was delicious and the beer well kept so instead of walking round we decided to stay as the atmosphere was so welcoming will certainly go back when on isle of wight

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