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Freshwater Bay Country House

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Freshwater Bay | Isle of Wight, Freshwater PO39 0BJ, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
gladys70 London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a five star rating for a three star hotel. The position of the building is fantastic. Other Reviewers have written how well suited it is for Walkers - they are right - it is ideal. Judging by ours (No. 18), the bedrooms are exceptional - large, light, airy, tidy and clean. There is something distinctly decent about the... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful setting, stunning location - room was spacious airy and very clean. Facilities very good, everything you would need - and the service - especially from Tony, the Manager - was exemplary! Food was generously portioned and of excellent quality, served in a friendly and timely manner. Although communal dining may not be everyone's bag, this is not a hotel... More

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed with a large group of friends. Staff always helpful. Huge breakfasts and packed lunches. Good evening meals but they need to be more generous with the vegetables. Plenty of rooms for relaxation or activities. Heated outdoor pool looked inviting but the weather was too breezy for me to be tempted. Two ducks seemed to appreciate the pool.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Travelling as a family with a small child is always challenging. One view from this Hotel's cafe overlooking the green surrounding and the scenic ocean gets you in the IOW mood straight away. If you are expecting some 5 star super executive stay, this hotel is not for you. But, for anyone who wishes to have a comfortable stay and... More

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Plantsville, CT
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We travel for four to six months a year. We stayed for a week at a lovely National Trust guest property close to this hotel and stopped in several times for coffee and/or a meal. The restaurant views and wonderful staff members were remarkable. When our week ended at the NT apartment we happily moved to this hotel for two... More

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Alsager, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We have been looking for years for a good homely hotter near Freshwater and at long last have found one. It is great large bedroom ( Room18) which a fantastic view of the bay. Warm and lots of tea/coffee available in your room and a really lovely breakfast, can throughly recommend it.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Outstanding High tea was served for party of 6 + child (request & notice given prior) with warm, friendly and professional service. Views are breath taking over Freshwater bay. The price was unbelievably reasonable for what we all had and all our needs were taken care of. There isn't anywhere to compare this lovely traditional high tea treat for our... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Called in here on a walk - helpful friendly staff and delicious food and very reasonable prices too Stunning location for lunch over looking the rolling sea and small bay great walks and (March to Nov) the open top needles bus passes twice an hour (otherwise its the 12 bus which aint massively regular or short walk for the 7)

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Tring, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The hotels' location is stunning, but sadly its interior is tired & compared to the many other hotels I have stayed in over the last 40+ years for business & pleasure it does not reach a 3* standard. The staff are pleasant, but not entirely mindful of the work-in-hand ! One dreadful example was when they cleared away coffee &... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Fantastic location.one of the best on the Island. Staff very friendly and helpful. Only booked for one night, but would have liked to stay longer. Will definitely return. Shower not brilliant, but still good value for money.

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Address: Freshwater Bay | Isle of Wight, Freshwater PO39 0BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Freshwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Freshwater Bay Country House 4*
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Freshwater Bay Country House Hotel Freshwater
Freshwater Bay Country Hotel
Freshwater Bay Country House Isle Of Wight

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Freshwater Bay House has been welcoming our guests for nearly 60 years. With its iconic location, and magnificent sea views, it's not surprising that many of our guests return year after year. Clearly visible from miles around, this landmark white building has featured on numerous calendars and postcards of this famous view. ... more   less 
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