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Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel

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Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel might have decor from the 70s but it is charming! A taste of yesteryear with interesting nooks and crannies. The staff were great, we were warmly welcomed, the hotel clean and we had a most comfortable stay!

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Thank Shelley L
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

well what can i say first of all its not expensive before we arrived we was cautious after reading people reviews the hotel was clean the bedroom was spacious lovely comfortable bed and clean our room was serviced everyday also clean towels the staff was all very friendly breakfast was good plenty of choice juices cereals toast anything you want... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well after seeing reviews on this site having booked for a family reunion without checking was pleasantly surprised. Yes the hotel is a little dated and requires some modernisation but our rooms were spotless, beds immaculate with pristeen linen and spotless towels (changed daily). Showers/baths had copious hot water and good pressure. Free wi-fi, tv, hairdryers, tea and coffee in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Five of us booked into the melbourne ardenlea hotel in shanklin on the isle of wight for a three day stay, we were greeted on arrival by a lovely and friendly receptionist by the name of shirley who made us feel very welcome, we were given the keys to our rooms which were clean and comfortable with tea and coffee... More 

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Thank onefivenine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival to the hotel we noticed there were no parking left apart from up the side of the hotel, I went in the ask if it was ok if we left our van there eventually when he looked up he said it was ok. Check in was ok. The room was on the small Side, cob webs every where,... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When weighing up the price paid, this is a good choice of stay. 10 minutes (down the steep hill) to the sea front (with lots of places to eat), and 5 minutes from Shanklin High Street. Okay, so it needs updating (newer furniture, décor), but it was clean and everyone was pleasant. It's not the Hilton and isn't priced as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights..you really can't expect too much for £40 a room per night..that was £20 each. Reviews from previous customers were not great but we were happy enough at that price. Decour very dated but room clean, as were bedding and towels. Shower was hot and powerful. .A bit of mould around..inevitable. All the staff we met were... More 

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't complain because it was very good value. But it's very run down. It does have a nice pool and it's priced to compensate for its shortcomings so fair dues. Noisy room by pool. Breakfast ok. Slightly fawlty towers feel!

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Thank Sir Fatty B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awful hotel, do not stay here, our bedroom was dirty and the sheet had a urine stain & the mattress stank of pee, I asked for a refund we were so upset, they moved us to another room we only stayed as we could,not find another hotel, the pool was freezing and not heated as stated and did not open... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel over 3 weeks ago and rang through to ensure that they booking had gone hthrough. The lady we spoke to confirmed the booking giving my name and details before we booked the ferry. We had read the reviews and they were a very mixed bag so we went AGAINST our gut feeling and went ahead with... More 

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The guest booked through a web service that offers hotel rooms for free; as long as the guest pays for breakfast/dinner and signs up to the website's membership package. This hotel is not connected with that service and receives no remuneration for that booking. It is correct that they contacted looking to confirm details and an email had been received... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel

Address: 4-6 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $44 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Melbourne Ardenlea Shanklin
Hotel Style:
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
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