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“Superb.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Kenbury

The Kenbury
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The Kenbury
Ranked #23 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superb.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of October, along with our 4 year old daughter. The while place was spotless (and I am very fussy). The family room was large with a separate room for my daughter, who had her own TV, so she was incredibly happy.

The breakfast was excellent, I can't say more.

All the staff we encountered were extremely polite, chatty and helpful.

Most definitely recommend.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

Stayed here for two nights. The hotel is set in a nice peaceful area. We found it an easy walk to the beach and also the town and old town, with their respective eateries. Rooms in the hotel were adequate and thoughtfully equipped. A comfortable and roomy bed. Ample provision for tea and coffee making, complimented by a fridge. En-suite equipped with a bath, all nicely decorated and well maintained.
Breakfast, with a sensible choice on the menu was served in a bright breakfast room.
All staff very pleasant.
Worth considering if you wish to stay in Shanklin.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Taunton
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

A very pleasant guest house with a warm and friendly staff. The breakfasts were excellent, and the rooms (although not large) were clean with good provisions for making your own drinks. The bed was most comfortable. Although a little way from the sea, the location provided easy access to the main road along the east side of the island. I would certainly recommend this to anyone staying in the Shanklin area.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

Stayed at this guest house from 3rd September until Friday 7th. My grandson got married on Tuesday 4th September at the Enchanted Manor. Wedding was lovely as was the weather. As soon as we arrived here we were made to feel really welcome. Such lovely owners. Really nice guest house, nicely decorated room and spotlessly clean. First class breakfast and so much choice. very quiet and near to buses and train station. All in all we had a great time. Would highly recommend this place.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 17 and it was nice and quiet
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Betty H
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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

Hi we have just spent 4 nights here at the Kenbury, and i must say we thought the Room and kitchen service was excellent, the breakfast was excellent, and the location was perfect.

We would come back again and again, if there have us ;-)

Thanks

SK

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

My wife and I are just back from a six day stay here-fabulous stay in a very comfortable and welcoming B&B. So clean and comoftable. We won a watch with a room with a seperate dressing room, a fridge with fresh milk every day while the bed was the most comfortable I have slept in away from home. Breakfast was scumptious too and the service superb. I cannot recommend this highly enough! Also handy fro the train station if you want to leave your car behind. Thanks for such a comforable stay. Alasdair & Angelina Reid Cambuslang Glasgow

Room Tip: Ask fro room 11
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank a_reid11
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manchester
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at the Kenbury, friendly service spotless rooms and a breakfast to die for my only teeny weeny negative was the size of the TV in the room not brill for ageing eyes

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gwynneth n
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Property: The Kenbury
Address: Clarence Road, Shanklin PO37 7BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Kenbury 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in its own attractive grounds, The Kenbury is the ideal choice for those in search of a peaceful break, whilst still having easy access to Shanklin beach, Shanklin town centre and local transport. We are a family run guest house that aims to provide a friendly high quality service to all of our guests. The Kenbury has a small car park and free WIFI, is non-smoking throughout and all rooms are en-suite with digital TV. ... more   less 
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