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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is almost certainly the best hotel on the Isle of Wight. It is beautifully presented, very stylish, demonstrates great taste, the staff are lovely and a huge amount of effort has been put in to make this a really first class place to stay..... However, I will never be going back..... Why... read on... Its really simple, and this,... More 

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Esher, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Potentially very good with a fine location and stylish decor, but some shortcomings leading to a lower score. Our room was rather small, and (on a warm but not exceptionally hot English summer night) stuffy and airless even with the window fully open, so sleeping was difficult. Had a confirmed reservation for their restaurant only to be phoned two days... More 

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

We booked this as a chance to visit IOW and stay in a nice hotel. Very disappointed. We checked in at 3pm and told we couldn't eat at the restaurant as it is a You Book We Cook policy only and the next night we could eat-the menu was Duck. No bar to sit at just drinks brought over by... More 

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

We had a wedding to go to in the New Forest back in June and decided to spend a couple of days on the IOW; my first time back since I was a child. We stayed at Hillside because in all honestly it looked lovely from what we could see online. Needless to say we were not disappointed. The hotel... More 

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Kirdford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed warmly on arrival,at this very pretty Thatched house and shown to our lovely large and Bright room which was , immaculately clean and had a stylish contemporary feel to it with large original pieces of modern art hanging on the walls. The bed was extremely comfortable, with high thread count quality sheets. The setting is amazing with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from two nights in this beautiful hotel. As you can see from the pictures and other reviews, it is set in a charming location, overlooking the sea with glorious gardens. We had a superior double room with sea views which was immaculate although quite minimalist (not cosy, although we didn't need cosy in July). The food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

A wonderful quirky but immaculate 5 star+ small hotel Scandinavian decor and minimalistic dining furnishing. Beautiful grounds and patio area and a lovely elevated view --albeit over the rooftops-of the sea.well appointed conservatory for the cooler days with an abundance of soft seat covers and throws. A most genial host and the most attentive staff especially Emily-around every corner to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Only spent Monday until Friday but enjoyed every minute. This hotel is different to the normal , but don't let that worry you. The staff are great, pleasant and accommodating, the food is up to the mark, our room had a sea view, and was really pleasant. If we ever return to the Isle of Wight there is no question... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Uber cool decor, with great modern art collection and outdoor art throughout gardens. Staff very helpful and polite. Rooms stark white but very comfortable. Nice quality fittings and bathroom decent size. Fantastic sea views and lovely terrace for pre/post dinner drinks. Breakfast very nice. Could be my favourite hotel on Isle of Wight particularly for entertaining customers thereby surpassing my... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at Hillside for a weekend break, and for the price we expected this to be a real treat. The house is beautiful with an amazing sea view. It has been decorated with the focus on the owners art collection with all the rooms minimalist white with metal fittings. In fact it feels like the guests come... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillside is a charming 18th-century Grade II listed Hotel built of mellow stone and thatch, with panoramic sea views and a southerly aspect. Set within 5 acres, backed by St. Boniface Down overlooking the Victorian town of Ventnor, Hillside's location is delightful in summer, sheltered and cosy in winter. Hillside has 2 eateries: Hillside Restaurant and Hillside Bistro giving super choices for lunch and evening meals of highest standard. Hillside is welcoming individuals and groups. Hillside Hotel is a calm place to relax and enjoy great company and presence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Hotel

Address: 151 Mitchell Avenue, Ventnor PO38 1DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ventnor
Price Range: $204 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hillside Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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