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23 Mill Hill Rod, Cowes PO31 7EE, England
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Anchorage Guesthouse
Ranked #14 of 29 Cowes B&B and Inns
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved every minute of our summer bank holiday getaway abode!! A mere 5 min walk away from the very quirky and lovely Cowes High Street and yet quiet and peaceful. We were greeted very warmly by Peter's wife (I think her name is Linda although a bit foggy - really sorry!) who showed us to our room which was bright... More

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1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed at the Anchorage Guest House on the Friday and Sunday nights and were given a double room at no extra cost until we asked to pay when the owner wanted another £10 which we refused to pay. The cost was £90 for a twin room which was basic to say the least. It seems that this is par... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Cant rate this little guest house highly enough. Spotesly clean, modern and friendly establishment. Just a short walk into Cowes main town, it is extremely well placed. Breakfast was plentiful and nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend.

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Hertfordshire, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We recently spent two comfortable nights at the Anchorage Guest House and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by Peter, the owner who showed us around. My husband is quite tall, and Peter kindly offered him a choice of two available rooms, so that he could find which bed best suited him! A stone's throw from... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Six of us stayed one night recently. We all commented on the high quality of the accommodation. The rooms were clean and well appointed with comfortable beds. The toilet / shower facilities were up to date and efficient. Our hosts were wonderfully charming, courteous and hospitable. The breakfast, which was pre-ordered the night before, certainly wasn't the worst we had... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I stayed at the Anchorage for one night for a friends wedding in Oct 2013 and Peter (the owner and manager) was so helpful and friendly, over and above what would be expected. I would highly recommend staying there. The room was clean and very comfortable. He made sure he was in to welcome me (at both my original and... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I came to Cowes to do my RYA Offshore Yacht Master text. I was supposed to meet the instructor and boat owner (This was just a primary indication of how not serious nor professional instructor he was and the whole amateur attitude) on my arrival but it was mission impossible to get in touch with him, so I was wondering... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

When we arrived in Cowes we had hiked miles and miles through wind and rain from Ryde. Nothing ever looked so good as the clean, quite and well-appointed room at Anchorage Guest House when our bedraggled group climbed the last stair to our destination. The location is great--close enough to walk to everything but just far enough to be quiet... More

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Kingston, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We loved it, as the only guests in a busy sailing season, but we were treated like royalty. Bags carried, advice given, laundry offered, but best of all, the greatest Full English Breakfast. We would gladly recommend to anyone. Reg and P

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I stayed a night here out in the Garden Room (bungalow out back) and loved it immensely. Peter (the owner) couldn't have been more friendly and gave me an excellent dinner recommendation, gave brilliant advice and even got up early to offer me tea and toast before I caught an early ferry. (note: there is help yourself cereal etc and... More

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Additional Information about Anchorage Guesthouse

Address: 23 Mill Hill Rod, Cowes PO31 7EE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Cowes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Anchorage guesthouse has been extensively renovated and now offers high standard 4 star accommodation with off road parking. We have 4 comfortable and attractively decorated bedrooms all with new en-suite shower rooms, additionally the family bedroom has its own spacious bathroom. Enjoy a hearty breakfast and then stroll down to the Marinas and the Charming Old Town of Cowes. There are good local restaurants close by, and the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside, with many and varied attractions, to explore by car, bus bicycle or on foot. ... more   less 
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Anchorage Guesthouse Cowes, Isle Of Wight

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