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The Highdown Inn

Highdown Lane, Totland PO39 0HY, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located not too far from the breathtaking views of Alum Bay, the Highdown Inn is very quaint and charming. The island bus has a stop right outside which is really convenient. Our room was cosy and comfortable with beautiful pastel coloured walls and a nice view of the rolling hills in the distance. The complimentary breakfast was lovely and the... More 

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

Eat here twice with my family and would highly recommend this pub restaurant. The menu is written on a black board and it offers a bit of everything. Fresh fish locally caught and produce grown also locally. It's a no fuss eating restaurant very clean and all the staff are friendly and knowledgable. The food is very fresh and very... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visited with my parents and husband and all the meals were of very poor quality. My father ordered local faggots served with mash, my mother had the local butchers sausages with mash, my husband the smoked fish platter and I had a simple local butchers pasty and chips. The food came very quickly and we soon realised why. The... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Stuck for something to eat on Sunday evening, I decided to try the Highdown with my husband and his parents. The pub was busy and full of local chatter. Staff are efficient and clearly accustomed to bring run off their feet. We ordered lots of seafood dishes, plus rump steak, meat platters and soup. Everything was plainly cooked and without... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very accommodating as allowed my husband and I to have an early check in. Had a lovely lunch in the bar where there was a great choice of dishes and the ingredients were sourced locally. On the morning we were leaving we were late for breakfast but this wasn't an issue for the Highdown and they made us breakfast anyway.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I stayed at the Highdown Inn for 7 nights, and I'm so happy that I did. It's a lovely little pub out in the sticks of beautiful West Wight. I stayed in the twin which was kept incredibly clean and well stocked with fresh towels and basic refreshments, such as biscuits and bottled water. Each morning I was served a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Highdown Inn twice this half term while staying on the Island. Lovely beer, lovely food, even lovely walks close by to build an appetite for the previous. A great place to sit and waste an afternoon eating and drinking. Nice garden too with facilities to entertain nippers. Lovely

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Excellent stay, lovely front room with bright light coming through the two windows. Food is incredible - especially the fish - and lovely warm fire in the pub. Very friendly owner who is happy to help with everything.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Highdown Inn well...... Our stay was a nightmare this was supposed to be a hotel or B&B I would not call it either. It was as if we were an inconvenience rather than welcomed paying guests. The owner was abrupt and unfriendly. She left the keys to all our rooms in the lock on the outside of our room,... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed two nights, rooms very tired and common areas not too clean, one shower did not work were not offered any compensation would not recommend this B & B. Having said that the food in the pub was great served and presented well, although a mix up with the table bookings so I would always ring and check that they... More 

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