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The Waterfront Inn

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Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of The Waterfront Inn

The Waterfront Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationShanklin Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationShanklin Chine9 min walk
  • Popular LocationSandown Pier11 min drive
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU)102 min drive

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About this area

Shanklin

Located in Shanklin, The Waterfront Inn is on the beach. HMS Victory and Shanklin Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Sandown Pier and Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Isle of Wight Zoo and Brading Roman Villa are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shanklin Beach - 1 min walk
  • Shanklin Chine - 9 min walk
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - 7 min drive
  • Sandown Pier - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Shanklin Station - 12 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 102 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fisherman's Cottage - 4 min walk
  • Jasmine - 8 min walk
  • Morgans - 9 min walk
  • The Hideaway - 9 min walk
  • The Crab - 9 min walk

About this property

The Waterfront Inn

3.5-star guesthouse on the beach, near Shanklin Beach
Our homely Guest House, Brasserie and Bar is situated in a superb location right on the seafront on Shanklin's Esplanade, with panoramic sea views and just a stone's throw from the sandy, Blue Flag 2012 and Quality Coast Award 2012 beach. This is a perfect place for a family beach holiday with the children or a peaceful weekend break away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland.

Waterfront Inn is family-run Guest House with 7 bedrooms, all en-suite, 4 of which have sea views and all offer bed and breakfast. We appreciate that our guests' enjoyment is the key to our success and we endeavour to offer high standards in customer service together with a personal touch. We welcome dogs, and pets in general, throughout the hotel with the exception of the Darwin room.
The Waterfront Inn offers 8 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per stay
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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, debit cards and cash

Property is also known as

Waterfront Inn Shanklin
Waterfront Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Shanklin
The Waterfront Inn Guesthouse
The Waterfront Inn Guesthouse Shanklin

Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 31 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 31 reviews
4 - Good 16%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 31 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 31 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 31 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Despite Coronavirus, I was looked after very well. Food was excellent, the room was great. The bed was comfortable and I had a really good night's sleep. All you could want from a hotel!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel is at the beach, nice breakfast, closer to bars and restaurants s good clean family friendly hotel
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service
The location was good, the service from the staff was terrible we had to wait a long time to place our order, with no apology for our wait very disappointed would not stay there again
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Reat stay
Exellent location. Friendly staff.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect location
Fabulous staff and location and decent clean rooms. Would definitely go back
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020