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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Waterfront Inn for three nights in late September. We had booked the double front facing sea view room. Fantastic view which was captivating but the room was a slight let down for these reasons: Stains on carpet, small bathroom with a very loud macerator, some dust in places, holes in the wall and not all windows...

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on 1st November for lunch, food great, both hubby and I opted for the lighter/smaller portion lunch, fish and chips and the 5oz steak, glad we did as could not finish our meal it was the best fish and chips I have ever had. Only down side was that the service was very slow in getting hot drinks to...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm unable to grade this restaurant as we didn't actually manage to eat here. We were sadly turned away. We chose the Waterfront Inn because it looked good, was on the seafront and their menu looked good too. What could go wrong? Early Friday morning (28th October - half term), having seen it the day before, we drove from Newport...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Visited Waterfron Inn for a meal with friends and it was exceptional. The staff were great and the food was spot on. There was a bit of a wait at the bar to order but to be expected when popular and busy. Surprised they don't do table service

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East Sussex
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Stayed with my parents-in-law on a two day visit to the IOW. We found the young staff and the owner to be very friendly and "Badger" (the owners dog) and lovely dog who liked the attention! Food is clearly a big part of establishment's income and there are plenty of tables to sit at - two terraces out front and...

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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Make sure you give yourself lots of time as gets really busy and maybe a wait. But well worth it. My husband had the best steak he has ever had. Cooked to perfection. My son and me had the pasta, again delicious. Next time on the island we will be back again.

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Thank Donna W
East Cowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Great afternoon Lovely food great music. And friendly stall. Food excellent. And even the sun out what a great afternoon Recommend to anyone on Shanklin sea front. Fun for all. So if you want a lovely afternoon sat in the sun with a nice pint and fish and chips this is the place.

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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We just spent 2 nights here, great location, great food and a really good atmosphere! Extremely dog friendly which is welcome change. Staff are very friendly and laid back, would highly recommend and the beach is literally 30secs walk. Shanklin is a lovely resort for a peaceful weekend, would highly recommend driving over to the island. It was my first...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 12, 2016

lovely location on the seafront staff seemed friendly enough although they were very young. If your gonna stay it will be for the view as its perfect. rooms need updating very basic could do with a makeover everything seemed mismatched

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isle of wight
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I booked a table for my wife's birthday last sat 6 Aug.we turned up on the time we booked only to be told we had no booking.rupert said on several occasions we did not book. Earlier that day my daughter dropped a surprise birthday cake off for me which they excepted they even wrote my name and booking details on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterfront Inn is family-run Guest House / Hotel with 8 bedrooms, all en-suite, 5 of which have sea views and all offer bed and breakfast. We appreciate that our guests' enjoyment is the key to our success and we endeavour to offer high standards in customer service together with a personal touch. We welcome dogs, and pets in general, throughout the hotel. We are a free house and offer a wide selection of Isle of Wight ales, lagers, wines & spirits, together with a straightforward, homely menu that features local steaks and seafood in addition to the usual seaside favourites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: 19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $61 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Waterfront Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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The Waterfront Hotel Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
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“Front facing sea views”
 of 5 bubbles bundabergd, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms 8 and 9 gave views out towards the sea”
 of 5 bubbles Paul_Thomas_UK, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the sea view are suoperb”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasp125, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Idon't think all rooms have sea views so best check - ours did and was fine”
 of 5 bubbles 232nickb, Feb 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent, but ask for a seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsZ6046UQ, Nov 8, 2015 | Read review
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