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The Fawley

The Fawley

12 Hope Road, Shanklin
4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (30 reviews)
Very comfortable hotelWe recently stayed at The Fawley for 2 nights whilst attending a wedding. We were made to feel extremely welcome from the minute we checked in to the minute we left. Our room was exceptionally clean and well equipped: lovely fluffy white towels, plentiful supply of hot water, very comfortable mattress, ...
  4 Jun 2017

£67

£67
Isle of Wight Seaside Apartments

Isle of Wight Seaside Apartments

17 Madeira Road, Ventnor
2.5 out of 5.0
1.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)
Ryde Castle Hotel

Ryde Castle Hotel

The Esplanade, Ryde
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (40 reviews)
Great location, walking distance from pier, bus station and retail and beach. Friendly staff Ordinary breakfast, my floor wasn't vacuumed all week and the bed was hard. I think there was an elephant in the room above me - thought they were going to come through the floor...
  2 May 2017

£65

£65
The Belmont Hotel & Restaurant

The Belmont Hotel & Restaurant

8 Queens Road, Shanklin
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (21 reviews)
Weekend BreakReally helpful lovely staff and spotless hotel. Right by the coastal path with a short walk to beach, bars and other way to the shops and old town. Great location. Bus stops and train also close. We have booked again.
  30 May 2017

£80

£80
Castle Lodge Guest House

Castle Lodge Guest House

54 Castle Road, Newport
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (20 reviews)
Nice guest guest in good locationGood location for touring the island. Owner very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast & if you wanted anything different ,not on display,e.g. Fruit or yoghurt....,you only had to ask. The room was clean and the bed very comfortable. Lovely pillows too! Excellent pub within walking distance which ...
  28 Jul 2016

£67

£67
Fountain Hotel Isle of Wight

Fountain Hotel Isle of Wight

High Street, Cowes
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (29 reviews)
Lovely trip to the seaside.I had a lovely time attending a wedding on the Isle of Wight. My first bit of joy came from when I walked off the RedJet from Southampton to find my hotel directly in front of me! The staff were friendly and got me into my room slightly earlier as I was due to attend the wedding at 3pm. The room ...
  22 Feb 2017

£65

£65
The Bugle Coaching Inn

The Bugle Coaching Inn

The Square, Yarmouth
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (57 reviews)
Characterful old inn in historic seaside townThe Bugle Coaching Inn is a lovely old building full of character in the pretty and historic town of Yarmouth. We arrived late morning and were able to park in the car park behind the inn; this was in contrast to friends who stayed across the road at the (pricier) George Hotel who had to leave their ...
  30 May 2017

£70

£70
Marlborough Hotel

Marlborough Hotel

16 Queens Road, Shanklin
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (17 reviews)
Good locationa nice hotel in a great location 3 minutes from the cliff. I noted before I booked that a few previous guests had complained about the room being very cold at night. As most had stayed in winter months and I was going in late April I ignored this! As it turned out we had a very cold snap, and the ...
  5 May 2016

£77

£77
Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

8 Luccombe Road, Shanklin
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (43 reviews)
Beautiful view from the HotelShanklin is by far the best place to stay on the island and the Luccombe Hall county house hotel is very well situated in it. The old town of Shanklin has some very nice pubs, restaurants and shops which are a short walk from the hotel. It is also close to the Theatre if you are lickt enough to be ...
  5 May 2017

£114

£114
Harrow Lodge Hotel

Harrow Lodge Hotel

Palmerston Road, Shanklin
2.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (13 reviews)
The hotel was close to the beach. Everybody in the hotel has been so friendly and professional.
  21 May 2017

£80

£80
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Pocket Guide: Historic Hotel Hotels in Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight may be relatively small, but it ticks a surprising number of boxes for the discerning United Kingdom holidaymaker. With a wealth of spectacular beaches and unspoiled countryside, lovers of natural beauty are satisfied. The diverse selection of family attractions, from dinosaur trails to zoos, is great for families. But what makes the island a unique attraction for so many is its rich - and much celebrated - history. To complete the experience, the island is home to a number of historic hotels.

Traditional Inns on the Isle of Wight

In coastal southern England, there are few sights as enchanting as that of a traditional local pub or inn. The town of Yarmouth in the north of the island is home to a quintessentially English inn at The Bugle. Yarmouth's cobbled streets are lined with historic buildings, from quaint cottages to grand, double-front Georgian town houses. The Bugle Coaching Inn is right on the town's central square. In addition to a mouth-watering in-house menu, guests can also enjoy free WiFi access, and a beautifully kept garden.

Victorian Grandeur in Shanklin

Many of the United Kingdom's finest seaside resorts are Victorian, as are the best historic hotels on the Isle of Wight. The Belmont B&B occupies a stunning and well turned out Victorian home, which was actually built originally to serve as a gentleman's residence.

The building at The Belmont may be historic, but the facilities are as up-to-date as you can imagine. The garden collects ample sun in the summer months, and is centred around an attractive swimming pool, lined with loungers. There's a rejuvenating therapy cabin and a well-stocked bar.

Exploring the Island's Past

The history of the Isle of Wight is visible well beyond its many stunning hotels. Some of the island's most popular attractions detail the life of dinosaurs on the island, exhibiting the Isle of Wight's plentiful fossil collection. In fact, there are a lot of dinosaur fossils still to be found on the beaches.

Elsewhere on the island, visitors can peruse the spectacular Brading Roman Villa. Excavated some time ago, many of the building's original mosaics are on display. There's also an informative museum as part of the site.