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“Lovely break”
Review of Xoron Floatel

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Xoron Floatel
Ranked #6 of 9 Bembridge B&B and Inns
Reviewed July 1, 2012

We stayed on the Xoron in May, it was a lovely place to stay, and Wendy and Paul are excellent hosts, they really cannot do enough for you . The guest lounge and deck are stunning, to sit in comfort in the evening with the view of Bembridge Harbour all around you was a wonderful experience. The history of the boat makes it even more special. Very much reccommended.
Thank you Wendy and Paul

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded July 2, 2012

So glad you enjoyed your stay, you must have had the week that the sun came out, if you took it home with you can we have it back, fed up with the rain at the moment.
Paul & Wendy

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Reviewed June 28, 2012

This is the 2nd year in a row I have been here and already can't wait for next year it was an absolute dream of a place with everything we needed,the hosts Paul & Wendy could not do enough for us.
The rooms were ideal and more than enough space for the 3 of us in one room,the location is stunning with a ideal table and bench to sit on the deck to take all the views in.
Paul and Wendy we are looking forward to staying next year and thanks for a cracking time I've never laughed so much in my life x

Stig

  • Stayed: June 2012
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Management response:Responded July 2, 2012

Well its nice of you to say it again, had a great time with you guys again this year glad to help you out, tell all of your friends back home, but dont mention the rain, see you next year,
Paul & Wendy

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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Just a few words to say thank you to Paul and Wendy! This is our 2nd stay on the xoran and both time us as a small group of friends have had a brill time and can't wait to return! They are brilliant hosts, Wendy makes a top breakfast and the place is kept immaculate! The xoran made an already top weekend even better! Highly recommended! Thanks Both...x
Mike and gang

  • Stayed: June 2012
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1  Thank mikejones77
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Management response:Responded June 28, 2012

Thank you very much, again it was a pleasure to have you all if you do the festival again next year we will make sure you get no rain, but we still think you brought it with you from Wales, it never rained festival weekend until you started coming, hope to see you next June,
Paul & Wendy

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Reviewed June 26, 2012

excellent place to stay while on the ilse of wight the owners could not have done more for me or my wife
the boat is such a beautifully renovated b And B it is quite easy to forget the history that comes along with it
And the owners have vast knowledge of the island they can point u in the right direction every time
can't wait to go again in August trully a amazing experience for such a low cost the room was perfect and the views out to the sea is the only way start the morning after having a lovely cooked breakfast again a bargain break

  • Stayed: June 2012
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1  Thank Efee69
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Management response:Responded June 28, 2012

Thanks Guys, you make our job so easy, such a happy couple, glad to help and give you all the info you wanted, we could not beleive you managed to do and see all the things we were sugesting to you both, hope to see you again as you were such good fun,
Paul & Wendy

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Reviewed June 17, 2012

We stayed with Paul and Wendy last month and had a fantastic time on the boat. Very clean and comfortable room, Wendy makes the best breakfasts and we really enjoyed the company of Paul and Wendy who are fantastic hosts.We would definitely recommend staying here and hopefully will return soon. Arron and Sindy xxx

Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded June 21, 2012

Thankyou very much, Sindy + Aron, really nice to meet you both and hope you make the journey across the water again, hope we bump into you the next time we are in Brighton, give us a ring the next time your comeing. thanks for taking the time to write your review,
Paul + Wendy

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed here 4 years ago for our honeymoon, and we loved it so much so that we had to come back again although not soon enough. Paul and Wendy were so hospitable, they treat you like friends not customers it felt like we had never left 1st time round. We will be back again love the island, love the boat, we would recommend the Xoron to anyone who wants something that little bit unusual, we found it very clean and the breakfasts set you up for the day,the bed was really comfortable we slept so well, its a great place as a base to see the rest of the island, so many wonderful places to see we run out of time again. thanks again Paul and Wendy we loved it cant wait til we can come back again x from Debby and Martin White

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2012

Thanks guys, we have said it before but will say it again it really does mean a lot to us to get great reviews like yours, we both hope you dont leave it so long untill your next visit, and look forward to seeing you on your golden aniversary, !!!!!
Best wishes for you both,
Paul & Wendy

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Reviewed May 31, 2012

My husband and i stayed on Xoron for 3 days last week we found the owners very friendly and the facilities good especially for the price with a lovely big guest lounge with gorgeous views(you are very lucky to have those views).
Our 'cabin' was full of character and had everything we needed including a shower room, tea coffee and kettle and also one of the comfiest beds i have stayed in in a long time.
Wendy the lady that owns the boat was friendly and made us feel at home and we will definitely be returning soon (hopefully August).
Highly Recommended if you want something full of character however not if you have difficulty walking as it did have a couple of steps in our room but adds to character and it is a boat after all.
Thankyou for a lovely stay!!
Mel and Peter xx

Room Tip: One of the biggest swimming pools i have ever seen shame it was not heated and had fish and swans in...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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xoron, Owner at Xoron Floatel, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2012

Thanks for the review Guys, it was realy nice to meet you both, we look forward to seeing you again in August, we hope peter finishes of your your spare bedroom, but cut him a bit of slack as you ladies dont understand how hard it is being a Man, !!!!,

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Additional Information about Xoron Floatel

Address: Embankment Road, Bembridge PO35 5NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Bembridge
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Bembridge
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Excellent B&B on a Floating guesthouse in Bembridge Harbour, we have spectacular veiws over the harbour and the solent shipping lanes, with many walks and cycle ways. ... more   less 
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Xoron Floatel Bembridge, Isle Of Wight

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