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Freshwater Bay Country House

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Freshwater Bay House has been welcoming our guests for nearly 60 years. With its iconic location, and magnificent sea views, it's not surprising that many of our guests return year after year. Clearly visible from miles around, this landmark white building has featured on numerous calendars and postcards of this famous view.
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Outdoor pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Full view
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Bournebouth Intl Airport16 mi
Eastleigh Airport21 mi
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What a hotel and what a location ! I am sure it’s the best place on the island for walkers to stay. Spotlessly clean attractive bedrooms , excellent food. Don’t think you could beat the lunch spread for your picnic. The manager Tony is exceptional and I am sure he brings out the
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Freshwater Bay House is owned by HF and we stayed as a couple on our first walking holiday with them. The hotel was one of the first purpose-built hotels on the IoW when the island was made popular as a holiday destination by Queen Victoria. It is in a stunning location overlooki
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Stayed as part of an HF walking holiday.

Could not fault it at all, Friendly helpful staff, excellent choice of delicious food including materials for packed lunches, comfortable well appointed spacious rooms.
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Our first experience with HF walky holidays worked well. The staff were mostly spot on, all very helpful . rooms large,bed kingy size, and all recently decoed. The walky bit was very well organized with the guides who are well informed about everything, vote lizzy! pick-er-n
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The bedrooms at Freshwater Bay have been recently refurbished, and are all fresh and clean, with a nautical style. They mostly have showers, some of which are very small.
The downstairs is dated, and in need of a re-vamp.
The breakfasts and packed lunches were excellent, but I wa
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Are there any rooms on the ground floor for accessibility for a disabled person?
There are ground floor rooms, but my impression is that although there is a ramp to the front door, there are then steps inside.
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Is the pool kept heated all year round?
We stayed from 25th March, the pool was open, my husband said he wished he had brought his bathers, as he will swim anywhere! Bit too chilly for me, but set in a nice little sun trap. Hope this helps a little Patrick.
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Does the hotel have a lift ? If so, does it go to top floor ?
Hi it does not have a lift, but very helpful staff, and I believe some rooms just off the main staircase .
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How much for 4 ppl to live in for 2nights ??
Sorry, I can't help, you would have to contact the hotel.
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"Rooms at the front of the hotel are large and have stunning sea views across the bay"
"Ask for a sea view."
"Worth a small supplement for upgraded room. You get views!"
"all rooms have been refurbished north facing rooms have country views east facing sea views,"
"Sea views were wonderful, nice sun sets."
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LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightFreshwater
NUMBER OF ROOMS
48
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