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Marlborough Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner an I came to this hotel for a quiet weekend.Have to say it was a wonderful experience.Immensly friendly and helpful staff from start to finish.great hospitality.wonderful food served (i know coz im a big eater) the rooms were very cosy and warm.topped up daily with tea coffee towels etc.We will definitely go again.worth recommending for couples business trips...

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22audi22, General Manager at Marlborough Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to review our hotel , we look forward to welcoming you again in the New Year , :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2016

we arrived quiet late after the ferry was delayed and a very friendly young man came out to meet us and told us where we could park.Got into the room (a family room) very clean but dated, small on suite, clean bedding ,comfy bed but small (we are used to a kingsize) it was nice to be able to open...

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thank you for taking the time to review our hotel , we look forward to welcoming you again in the New Year , :)

rothwell, northants
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent five nights here at the beginning of September, we were using Superbreak vouchers and this was the only hotel on the IOW where we could use them. Previous reviews were spot on and we could not have chosen better. We were able to check in early as we'd caught an earlier ferry and the room...

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thank you for taking the time to review our hotel , we look forward to welcoming you again in the New Year , :)

Tibshelf, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Mid week 4 night stay I had a Ground Floor Bedroom , this was pleasantly decorated clean and serviced daily and although it was next to a main road there was nothing to disturb a good nights sleep. The Breakfast had a wonderful choice of all from fresh fruit and cereal to a full English with copious amounts of Tea/Coffee...

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Widnes, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Stayed one night but very good value. £45 including breakfast.Also had a bar snack which was good. Hotel could do with decorating and new carpets but it was very clean and plenty of choice for breakfast including both full English and continental. Bed was also very comfortable.

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Kirton in Lindsey
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Friendly owners made us welcome. The room was on the smaller side and clean the en suite was small and had a large step into the shower which was awkward. Breakfast was plentiful, although I would have liked mushrooms instead of black pudding. All in all ok for our one night.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The hotel is a large older building between the beach at Shanklin and the town centre, and as such is ideally located. There is a sizeable car park to the front, a small garden to the side for guest use and space to lock a bike or two overnight to the rear. On the ground floor there is a large...

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Outwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent, worth every penny. Was able to check into a single room at 11pm, so quite I took sometime to drop to sleep. Clean, beautiful condition, down side fan in bathroom ran far to long. Breakfast is amazing everything for any nation, laid up with cloths and waitress service, all be it by foreigners. Pity I can't stay here longer,...

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is absolutely fantastic. The staff are so friendly and helpful. booked for 3 nights but on the day of arrival decided to stay for an extra couple of days. They changed the ferry crossing for us straight away and had no problem with us staying in the same room. The breakfast you are spoilt for choice great selection....

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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Following 7 months of chemo-and radio therapy for breast cancer, it was time for a break. The Marlborough Hotel provided comfortable and clean accommodation and a relaxing atmosphere. The location is close to the beach, the town and the old village all of which were easy to walk to, although we did cheat and use the Cliff Lift a couple...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marlborough Hotel Shanklin is a cosy 3* upgraded hotel located within walking distance from the beach, Shanklin Old Village the Chine Gardens ,local amenities, bus & train station offering a friendly service, excellent standards , comfy bedrooms and good value for money. Bedrooms are stylish decorated with ensuite shower , hair dryer , flat screen TV with digital channels, complimentary tea coffee tray and alarm clock radio .The fully licensed Bar & TV Lounge serves a variety of snacks ,light meals ,local beers and real ales wines and the usual latte & cappuccino .There is a large car park onsite and a pleasant garden where you can relax and soak up the sun. Free Wi-Fi is available ,there is a pool table and a library if you decide to stay in. Non smoking hotel . We speak your language ,our friendly Staff are fluent in Portuguese German Spanish French Polish & Russian . We can offer low cost car Ferry crossing , car and bicycle hire available , for events & festivals , daytrips and walks , festivals tickets , weather , activities and things to do ,pls visit our website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marlborough Hotel

Address: 16 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $75 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marlborough Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Marlborough Hotel Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#20 Family Hotel in Shanklin
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“if you choose the family room you do get two different rooms joining through one door and you get 2 en suits which is a bonus .”
 of 5 bubbles 772moniqueb, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“They have 4 ground floor rooms and stairs to other floors.”
 of 5 bubbles A8104ZIjohng, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Minimum double, single not advised”
 of 5 bubbles 708rameshr, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“We had a quiet room on the back of the hotel but we think it's a quiet area so front ones wouldn't be a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles mandy354, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
“Facilities in the room are OK but some require updating.”
 of 5 bubbles davidlB6361TK, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
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