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Top Shanklin Family-Friendly Hotels

The Ryedale
4 out of 5
3 Atherley Road, Shanklin, England
5/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Perfect stay
"Fantastic place to stay. Very clean areas both room and breakfast room. Friendly and helpful owners, hayley and john. Breakfast was fab. You name it they had it. Great choice and plenty of it. Comfortable room with hot drinks available with nice touches of choc eggs and mints. Perfect location. Minutes ..."

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

The Ryedale
The Birkdale Guest House
Great for families
4 out of 5
5 Grange Road, Shanklin, England
4.9/5Exceptional! (185 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"Very clean Jackie and Bill were the perfect hosts the breakfast was one of the best and nothing was too nuch bother for either Jackie or Bill. This was our third visit and we will be back next year."

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

The Birkdale Guest House
The Fawley
4 out of 5
12 Hope Road, Shanklin, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (128 reviews)
"Wonderful stay :)"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2021

The Fawley
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Heatherleigh Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
17 Queens Road, Shanklin, England
4.7/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
"Very pleased with service and quality provided. Jacky is very friendly and kind person. We arrived 1 hour before check-in and this wasn’t a problem. Helpful and very professional . Definitely come back again. All 5 stars around"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Heatherleigh Bed & Breakfast
Palmerston Grange
3 out of 5
Palmerston Road, Shanklin, England
The price is £120 per night from 6 Aug to 6 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)
"Really nice and clean, breakfast was superb! Cereals, toast and full English, with tea or coffee on tap. Nice large bar and garden to enjoy a drink. Not many restaurants in the town centre ...in fact we only found one! We had to then walk down the cliff top to the 4 or 5 restaurants on the seafront ..."

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

Palmerston Grange
The Braemar
Great for families
3 out of 5
1 Grange Road, Shanklin, England
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Perfect stay
"Perfect stay,room was nice,clean,well equipped. The host was very nice and helpful, excellent location and a very nice breakfast to top it off. Can't recommend this hotel enough."

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2019

The Braemar
Somerton Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
Victoria Avenue, Shanklin, England
4.4/5Excellent! (138 reviews)
"Great place to stay,on the island . Very friendly and helpful staff , beautiful property and so clean. The room was comfortable and spotlessly clean also. Only had breakfast there but again was excellent amd speedy. Total covid secure and i enjoyed my stay. Thanks"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2021

Somerton Lodge Hotel
The Channel View Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Hope Road, Shanklin, England
4.3/5Excellent! (95 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach
Travellers say...
"While hotel is pretty usual UK one with a bit of tear and wear on the corners, rooms are spacious, staff is very professional and friendly and food is delightful - from incredible scrambled eggs to fabulous dinners. Great location, just a quick walk to the beach and close to both Sandtown and Ventnor. ..."

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2021

The Channel View Hotel
Harrow Lodge Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
Palmerston Road, Shanklin, England
The price is £69 per night from 3 Sep to 3 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (87 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Great location on top of cliffs with fantastic views. Staff particularly friendly and couldn’t do enough to help. Very good value for accommodation and food/drinks."

Reviewed on 10 Jun 2021

Harrow Lodge Hotel
Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
8 Luccombe Road, Shanklin, England
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The price is £145 per night from 22 Aug to 22 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (250 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, games room, near the beach
Travellers say...
"This place is just amazing! Excellent location, excellent service! Staff very friendly and helpful! We couldn’t pick better!"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2021

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel
The Waterfront Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
19 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
The price is £130 per night from 15 Aug to 15 Aug
4.2/5Very Good! (33 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"Really impressed by how good your staff were. Very attentive and professional, despite how busy it was. Great location, enjoyed our stay and will definitely book to stay here again. Thanks to all"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2021

The Waterfront Inn
Lovely Caravan in the Heart of the Isle of Wight!
Great for families
Languard Manor Road, Lower Hyde Holiday Park, Shanklin, ENG
4/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, games room, near the beach
Very good, clean, tidy caravan - park facilities limited sadly due to Covid
"Very good value, spacious and clean caravan very well equipped in some respects although no toys / kids games as was stated in the description. Nor DVD player. No problem - minor quibbles. The amount we paid was excellent for what we got and so I’d definitely recommend this caravan for a family of ..."

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Lovely Caravan in the Heart of the Isle of Wight!
Marlborough Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
16 Queens Road, Shanklin, England
4/5Very Good! (100 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bike rentals, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Very clean
"Very helpfully staff! A very clean hotel, taking Covid-19 precautions seriously. Hand sanitizer stations everywhere, constantly cleaning surfaces. Had a two night stay, good value for money. Would definitely go back."

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Marlborough Hotel
Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
11 Popham Road, Shanklin, England
The price is £170 per night from 20 Aug to 20 Aug
4/5Very Good! (138 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, mini golf, games room
Travellers say...
"The hotel more than met our expectations. The location is perfect, being above the hubbub in a tranquil, leafy corner above the Chine. The use of the pool and games room in the sister hotel was a plus. We ordered food from the sister hotel and collected it to eat in the bar at LM - it was very good. ..."

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2021

Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel
Medehamstede Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
9 QUEENS ROAD, Shanklin, England
The price is £90 per night from 6 Aug to 6 Aug
3.5/5Good! (71 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Weekend away
"A nice stay very close to Shanklin Beach, only a few minutes walk down to the promenade. The accommodation is a little dated and could really do with some TLC, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. Breakfast is the standard full English so no nasty surprises there!"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Medehamstede Hotel
Gracellie Hotel
3.5 out of 5
25-27 Hope Road, Shanklin, Shanklin, England
3.4/5 (265 reviews)
"Perfect for what we needed it for. Spot on location for us. Really hard working staff."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2021

Gracellie Hotel
Orchardcroft Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
53 Victoria Avenue, Shanklin, England
3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, playground, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Wonderfulwelcome, supersleep; brilliantbreakfast!
"Lovely welcome, made up for first impression, looked like it was unloved from the outside. Really big room, all that was needed to hand. Very friendly owners. Sauna and spa bath very nice. The only downside was on the night I stayed there were a lot of children running up and down stairs and they ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2013

Orchardcroft Hotel
Langham Court
Great for families
3 out of 5
48-52 Atherley Road, Shanklin, England
The price is £80 per night from 29 Aug to 29 Aug
3.2/5 (76 reviews)
Families like: playground, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...
"Great staff and comfortable hotel. Location was just minutes from the beach and town centre."

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2020

Langham Court
Hartland Hotel
41 Victoria Avenue, Shanklin, England
Hartland Hotel
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Where should we stay in Shanklin?

The welcoming destination of Shanklin is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The beaches, island setting and parks are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Fly into Southampton (SOU), which is located 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you might want to stay with the children, you can use Expedia to search for a hotel in Shanklin that has what you need, whether that's a swimming pool for the children or free airport transfers.

When should we visit Shanklin?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to Shanklin.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: April, June, January and February, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, September and June, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Shanklin?

While you and your family are visiting Shanklin, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Shanklin Theatre, Pirates Cove Adventure Golf and Gunwharf Quays. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Sandown Pier.

Shanklin is also well-known for the:
  • Parks
  • Beaches
  • Theatre
  • Gardens

Getting around Shanklin

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Shanklin Station. Shanklin might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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