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The Altavia Hotel

2.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSandown Beach4 min walk
    Popular LocationSandown Pier6 min walk
    Popular LocationShanklin and Sandown Golf Club18 min walk
    AirportSouthampton (SOU)102 min drive

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Single Room

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Family Room

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds

Family Quadruple Room

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Double Room

No guest room rating
  • 192 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Family Triple Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area


Located in Sandown, The Altavia Hotel is near a train station and near the beach. HMS Victory and Dinosaur Isle are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Browns Golf Course and Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club. Sandown Pier and Isle of Wight Zoo are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sandown Beach - 4 min walk
  • Sandown Pier - 6 min walk
  • Yaverland Beach - 15 min walk
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club - 18 min walk
  • Isle of Wight Zoo - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Sandown Station - 9 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 101 min drive


  • Flanagans - 4 min walk
  • Royal China Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • The Beach Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Bellamy's Bistro - 7 min walk
  • Serenity's - 8 min walk

About this property

The Altavia Hotel

Hotel with free breakfast, near Shanklin Beach
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 30 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find hairdryers and showers.
The Altavia Hotel offers 30 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
The property can arrange ferry tickets at a discounted rate.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 November 2020 to 1 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Altavia Hotel Sandown
Altavia Hotel
Altavia Sandown
The Altavia Hotel Hotel
The Altavia Hotel Sandown
The Altavia Hotel Hotel Sandown

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Altavia Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Altavia Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Altavia Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Altavia Hotel?
As of 10 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Altavia Hotel on 11 Apr 2021 start from £60, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Altavia Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Altavia Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Altavia Hotel?
Check-in begins at 2:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Altavia Hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Altavia Hotel located?
Situated near the beach, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Sandown Beach and 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Shanklin Beach. Sandown Pier and Yaverland Beach are also within 15 minutes. Sandown Station is 9 minutes by foot and Sandown Lake Station is 11 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 40 reviews
5 - Excellent 8%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 40 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 40 reviews
3 - Okay 40%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 40 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 40 reviews
1 - Terrible 20%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
overprice but underrated.
The bathroom door could not be locked from inside. There is no ventilation in the toilet so after finishing the business, the bad smell could not escape apart from the main window of the room. The hot water in the sink was not working.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
You get what you pay for. Staff is super nice and friendly. Room not so great. Very out dated. Bathroom extremely outdated. Tv never worked at all. Breakfast was ok. Nothing to write home about but can’t really complain either. Served its purpose.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Stay was ok only because it was close to the Beach. Room was very old fashioned so was the building the room smelt of toilet and bath room needed some TLC spiders in the bathroom and room. Bed very uncomfortable with two single ones out together. Breakfast was nice but overall it needs a revamp needs seriously uodating.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was probably very pleasant in the 1980's Everything very dated, in need of a complete face lift. Staff very friendly though.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

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