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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

St. Helens Parade, Southsea PO4 0RN

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (285 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf …

£71
The Wight

The Wight

11 Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8BN

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (95 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this spa guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Sandown Pier and Dinosaur Isle. Isle of Wight Zo …

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The Channel View Hotel

The Channel View Hotel

Hope Road, Shanklin PO37 6EH

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pirates Cove Adventure Golf and Small Hope Beach. Shanklin …

£92
Melville Hall Hotel and Utopia Spa

Melville Hall Hotel and Utopia Spa

Melville Street, Sandown PO36 9DH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (82 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sandown Pier, Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club, and …

£99
Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

8 Luccombe Road, Shanklin P037 6RL

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (98 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rylstone Gardens and Shanklin Chine. Shanklin Theatre and …

£114
The Leconfield Hotel

The Leconfield Hotel

85 Leeson Road, Isle of Wight, Ventnor PO38 1PU

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Bonchurch, this luxury country house is within 2 mi (3 km) of Old St Boniface Church, Ventnor Beach, and Ventnor …

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Duke of Buckingham

Duke of Buckingham

119 The High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HW

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (228 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Gunwharf Quays, Clarence Pier, and Spinnaker Tower. Portsmouth …

£38
Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

4 Malvern Road, Southsea PO5 2NA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (43 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf …

£83
The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Road, Ventnor PO38 1JJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is steps from Ventnor Park and Ventnor Beach. Ventnor Botanic Garden and Ventnor Downs are …

£129
Queen's Hotel

Queen's Hotel

Clarence Parade, Southsea PO5 3LJ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (189 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Southsea Hoverport and Gunwharf Quays. Spinnaker Tower is 1.3 mi (2. …

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Pocket Guide: Sandown Dinosaur Isle Hotels

In addition to its pristine beaches, rolling hills and peaceful villages, the Isle of Wight is known for its rich collection of dinosaur fossils. From professional palaeontologists to curious youngsters, all kinds of dino-enthusiasts head to the island's attractions each year. One of the most alluring dinosaur related attractions is located in Sandown - Dinosaur Isle. With so many fine hotels in the area, it's an excellent place to begin your Isle of Wight holiday.

A Fascinating and Interactive Museum

Dinosaur Isle was launched in its present form in 2001. Housed in a spectacular and unique building, the Museum features an impressive geological collection which is thoughtfully arranged to interest young kids.

The collection features more than 1,000 fossils, walking visitors through the island's history from the Cretaceous Period to the Ice Age. Across the dino gallery, visitors can find fossils and skeletal reconstructions, as well as a pair of animatronic dinosaurs, guaranteed to entertain the little ones. The museum also features disabled access and baby changing facilities.

An Appropriate Setting

The Dinosaur Isle's location on the Isle of Wight is no coincidence. Still today, the island is considered to be one of the best places in Europe to discover dinosaur fossils. In fact, the nearby Yaverland Beach is one of several locations across the island where regular dinosaur exhibitions take place. What's more, the island's south-east coast is a magnificent place to walk and take in the views across the Channel.

Hotels near Dinosaur Isle

With so many tourists visiting each year, exquisite hotels on the Isle of Wight aren't at all hard to find, and the Sandown area is no exception. The coastal location of Sandown often has visitors keen to go for a swim. Needless to say, there are plenty of stunning beaches in the area. If the weather's not quite up to scratch, though, there are a number of hotels with pools in Sandown. The Wight and Sandown Manor both offer an in-house swimming pool.

Those seeking an intimate place to stay can enjoy one of the town's many bed and breakfasts. Speak to your hosts about the best attractions and walks in the local area.

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