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The Union Inn

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Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
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Sherfield upon Loddon, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Union is in a fantastically central location amongst the restuarants and shops of Cowes. Also very convenient for the ferry, clean and comfortable too. The staff were very helpful and I can vouch for how delicious the pancakes were for breakfast! Highly recommended.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night at the Union Inn, the location is great for seeing Cowes but we felt it was very pricey for what you can get elsewhere on the Island. I'm not sure exactly what the definition of 'boutique' is but I wouldn't expect to see the washing piled up by the door when paying £109 a night.... More 

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Thank libertinelou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean functional rooms above a characterful pub. Surprisingly quiet considering its location. The staff were chatty and friendly and more than happy to join in the banter (Rachel?) Breakfasts were tasty and filling. Would be more than happy to return. Parking on the prom was no problem during our stay - free from 6pm to 10am

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Thank Adam G
Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 7 Sunday lunch.... We ordered 7 roasts which in theory great! But no.. Veg came in a separate bowl to be shared between 2 people only we only got given 3 lots of veg..I asked if we was getting more and was told that's it! So we had to share one between 3 and really there was only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place through sheer luck. We heard the music from the car park by the seafront and we are so glad we did!! We walked in and we're greeted by a lovely barlady who too a quick drink order from us and gave us the food menu. As we had a ferry to catch in not a huge... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

When a Sixth Former at Cowes High School, 30 yrs ago this was our local .I have always put off returning, as I think with rose tinted glasses, things are always remembered with affection. However during April, I had to attend a funeral on the Island, and thought I would give it a go. I had seen the Inn featured... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub with my mum as we are away for a few days. Staff were friendly and polite. Food was not disappointing. I went for the steak ale and mushroom pie (bigger then my face) and mum had the burger. Was a delight and only cost us £11.50 as we rocked up on half price Monday's. Would recommend to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Always visited the Union Inn Pub for lunch, dinner or drinks but this is the 1st time ever staying at the Inn or B&B and it's excellent , clean and service is good. Very nice atmosphere downstairs as well while visiting West Cowes, IOW , UK

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The welcome was friendly and the room cosy and clean. The black throw and cushions gave a dated look. The refreshments tray was well stocked and there was all the bits and bobs you need. The shower was amazing hot and powerful. Did think new curtains were in order but the black bedspread helped out ! Our little terrier stayed... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We stayed for one night and it was an inaugral trip with our 2 dogs. From the moment we arrived there was a great welcome from Simon and Paul. Warm friendly atmosphere, great food from chef Dan, roaring fire and great bedroom. Dogs completely welcome. A return visit is a certainty.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently under New Management, with a great vibe and a new menu, the Union Inn is the first pub you come to on your way into town from Cowes seafront. Its just a short walk from the Red Jet passenger terminal in West Cowes. Ideally located in Cowes Old Town it is close to all the Yacht Clubs and in easy walking distance of the Marina.The Union Inn offers 6 newly refurbished, individually themed, en-suite letting rooms all designed and furnished in a boutique style. A haven for yachting enthusiasts, business people and holiday makers and an ideal all-year-round base from which to explore the Isle of Wight.Now re-open after a month long refurbishment the owner and staff are ready to welcome you to the cosy fireside inn, a peaceful retreat particularly during the seasonal hustle and bustle of Cowes’ many yachting regattas.Cowes has been seen as a home for international yacht racing since the founding of the Royal Yacht Squadron in 1815. Cowes comes alive each June for Round The Island Race. The town famously gives its name to the world's oldest regular regatta, Cowes Week, which occurs annually in the first week of August. Later on in the summer, powerboat races are held. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Union Inn

Address: Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Price Range: $94 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Union Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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