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Melbourne - Ardenlea Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

visit did not get off to a great start as booking.com had sent them a e-mail cancelling my booking. thankfully they had a room spare (family not the double i had booked) and honered the price my original booking would have cost. room spacious and beds fine. no problems with showers or water pressure. bar service was o.k but yes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family room had a separate room within for the kids, this was a big plus and very convenient, the en-suite shower room was particularly spacious with plenty of hot water. The hotel staff were very friendly and the manager had his finger on the pulse. The breakfasts were excellent as were the evening meals. The hotel is very well... More 

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thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lot of money arriving here by ferry only to be very disappointed with the hotel. Confusion with book in at reception blamed on booking site then spent 15 mins finding the room as the man calling himself manager sent us the wrong direction room was awful very very hot and stuffy there were urine stained carpets in the... More 

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

Close to the beach front and lovely pubs and restaurants, I visited the Melbourne Ardenlea earlier in the year when I was on the Island for business. I was so impressed with the warm hospitality and excellent food in the restaurant that I decided to stay again on my recent visit . Unfortunately my recent visit to the hotel was... More 

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Calne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from the hotel's ideal location, it only being a short walk from the beach, there were not many good things to say about the hotel itself. Upon arrival we were told that the pool, sauna and hot tub facilities were all broken and not in use. Our rooms were covered head to toe in cob webs. I found our... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights, the hotel was very nice but looks dated and could do with some tlc. Our room was very small although it had a sea view, The restaurant was nice and the staff were helpful but the self service was a little odd, other hotels have bought you a pot of tea/coffee but here you... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed in a 'seaside themed' room with view of the sea - very well priced. Staff are amazing and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble and all done with very good humour. Great breakfast. Nice indoor pool. Hotel ideally situated three minutes from the beach and with lovely clifftop walks to both Ventnor and Shanklin. Two minutes from... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a double room with adjoining twin for our girls on checking in the member of staff said oh dear looked puzzled then rushed payment we paid in full upfront turns out we had a double with four beds in the said employee who said he was new and didn't know what was going on said it was all... More 

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lerwick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay so far, had an evening meal here, it's nothing fancy just plain good fare. Staff nice and helpful. There is an indoor pool. Great for winding down after a day of sightseeing! Price very reasonable for the location try Bookings dot.com.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Room 33 is hotter than the sun. Very basic but absolutely fine to use as a base. Shower temperature was annoying. Staff were very friendly but would be great if they could learn some island info to save time i.e coaster breezer cost and pick up location etc as this would be very handy.

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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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $50 - $109 (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:
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
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