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The Anchor Inn

Traveler (33)
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The Anchor is situated in the very heart of Cowes town centre and its bustling International yachting scene. Opposite Cowes Yacht Haven and just a short stroll from the Red Jet ferry terminal, it is the ideal place to relax after a hard day on the water. The Anchor offers excellent food, award winning ales and a warm welcome throughout the year. The Anchor offers comfortable and affordable overnight accommodation for guests. We have 6 twin rooms and 1 double/family room available. Each room has an en suite bathroom, as well as tea and coffee making facilities and colour television. Our rooms are ideal for working professionals on short term trips to the town or yachtsmen wanting a comfortable night ashore. ROOM RATES Rooms available from £65 These rates will increase slightly during peak times so please contact us for a quotation. * Please note * The price is for ROOM ONLY and does NOT include Breakfast.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
50Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
11Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
3Room tips
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  • English
Popular mentions
Amazing pub with the best atmosphere and nicest staff. Food is absolutely fantastic..had the winter ploughmans today which was best one I’ve ever had! The stew is also lush. Love the live music they put on regularly. Cannot recommend this place enough!
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We have popped into The Anchor a few times for lunch, often with visiting friends and family. I spotted the venison burger with red Leicester cheese on the specials board so I went for that while my partner ordered the Isle of Wight burger with bacon and blue cheese, a burger we
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Such a lovely twist on a ploughman’s with a Gorgeous soup crusty bread two massive slabs of tasty cheeses,apple slices and pickle.Not to forgot the tastiest ham.This was my favourite meal while staying in Cowes.Well done!
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Response from Kirsty W, Events Manager at The Anchor Inn
Responded Feb 12, 2019
Thank you for your lovely review
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First impressions very positive - we chose to sit in the central rectangular area opposite the nice looking bar. I asked about the different beers and the young and very accommodating barman poured little samplers for me. Nice. I settled for a nice, hop forward American IPA.
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Response from Kirsty W, Events Manager at The Anchor Inn
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your evening with us.
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Dropped in for a quick drink and so liked the specials board we stayed and had the Steak and Ale pie and chips which was a huge portion and quite delicious. The wife had the tomato, brie and red onion Panini, which was a little too oniony for her. However overall a popular,
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hi do you have any availability for 1 person for cowes week?
"As a hotel I have no idea BUT if the food and service is to go by I am sure the hotel would be luvley too."
"Not able to sorry."
"Not sure it has rooms sorry"
$84 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightCowes
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