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The Waterfront Inn
3.5 out of 5
19 Esplanade, Shanklin, England
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0.31 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Weekend gateway

"Our experience with Waterfront Inn was excellent. Very welcoming staff from the beginning, willing to give you even further information and assistance. They have been there always when needed. The room itself was very warm and clean. The hotel is located very close to the beach, hence it was very ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

The Waterfront Inn
The Channel View Hotel
3 out of 5
Hope Road, Shanklin, England
The price is £116 per night
0.51 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (82 reviews)

"We enjoyed a very relaxing weekend. The staff were very helpful and pleasant nothing too much trouble. The breakfast service and food were excellent."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

The Channel View Hotel
Villa Mentone Hotel
3 out of 5
11 Park Road, Eastcliff Promenade, Isle of Wight, Shanklin, England
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0.33 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (36 reviews)

"It all looked a bit half done and miss matched in our room but, everything else was fine"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

Villa Mentone Hotel
Harrow Lodge Hotel
2 out of 5
Palmerston Road, Shanklin, England
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0.3 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (65 reviews)
Great location and really clean.

"Very clean hotel, all the staff did everything they could to help throughout our stay. Check in was really easy, everything was there we needed. Great views, close to beach and town."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

Harrow Lodge Hotel
Keats Cottage
4 out of 5
76 High Street, Shanklin, England
The price is £90 per night
0.02 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)

"We stayed in the blue room. It was beautifully furnished and spacious with tea and coffee making facilities. Host was very welcoming with helpful advice on where to eat locally. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend to anyone wanting a great place to stay in Shanklin."…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

Keats Cottage
Somerton Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
Victoria Avenue, Shanklin, England
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0.31 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (134 reviews)
5 Star Accomidations.

"We had such friendly, but very high standard of professional service. Staff was very accommodating for all our needs."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

Somerton Lodge Hotel
Shanklin Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
35 The Esplande, Shanklin, England
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The price is £59 per night
0.38 mi from city centre
3.1/5 (37 reviews)

"Overall was good experience for staff you have to wait for them to come and serve you"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

Shanklin Beach Hotel
Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
8 Luccombe Road, Shanklin, England
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0.29 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (243 reviews)

"Friendly staff, nice clean room. Wifi signal was a little intermittent which was irritating."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel
Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
11 Popham Road, Shanklin, England
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0.25 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (124 reviews)

"Lovely surroundings, very helpful staff, great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel
Daish's Hotel
3.5 out of 5
81 High St, Shanklin, England
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The price is £120 per night
0.04 mi from city centre
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Visiting Shanklin

Travellers to Shanklin give high marks for the beaches and beautiful gardens. Welcoming and cosy, this city also attracts tourists with its cafes. Top sights around the area include Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

  • There are 103 hotels and other accommodation options in Shanklin
  • The closest major airport is in Southampton (SOU), 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 30.4 mi (48.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Shanklin

The beaches and gardens highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Shanklin Chine, Shanklin Beach and Yaverland Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Shanklin Theatre and English Channel.

In Ventnor, you'll find 103 hotels and other accommodation options so you can easily organise your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Birkdale Guest House - With a stay at this 4-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Keats Cottage - Our customers like the beach locale and comfortable rooms at this B&B. Amenities at this 4-star bed & breakfast include free breakfast and free WiFi.
  • The Havelock - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with in-room flat-screen TVs. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Top places to see in the area include Spinnaker Tower, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre, and Gunwharf Quays, which is 12.1 mi/19.5 km away.

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.

Dressing for Shanklin

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 12°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 3°C
  • From April to June, the average is 21°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 22°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 17°C as the daytime average and 5°C as the night-time average
  • About 785.80 millimetres of rain falls on Shanklin each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 21°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 4°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Shanklin?
The Kenbury is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Somerton Lodge Hotel and Heatherleigh Bed & Breakfast as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Shanklin, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Shanklin.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Shanklin?
Based on reviews, Melbourne-Ardenlea Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include The Mayfair Hotel - Isle of Wight and Somerton Lodge Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Shanklin?
Harrow Lodge Hotel is a hotel with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include The Waterfront Inn and Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Pirates Cove Adventure Golf.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Shanklin?
The Birkdale Guest House is a favourite 4-star guesthouse for couples, and features a bar and free breakfast. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel and Heatherleigh Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Shanklin?
The Rowborough is a top dog-friendly guesthouse, and offers a bar/lounge along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Gracellie Hotel and The Braemar.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Shanklin?
The Kenbury is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices for your beach trip include Medehamstede Hotel and Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel. Head to Shanklin Beach or Small Hope Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Shanklin?
Old Shanklin Guest House is a 4-star guesthouse and popular for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. The Birkdale Guest House and The Belmont Hotel are two other upscale options for your trip.
What is the best spa hotel in Shanklin?
Holliers Hotel is a top spa hotel featuring an indoor pool and a bar. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the hot tub and sauna. Other popular spa hotels in Shanklin include Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel and Foxhills.
How is it to stay in Shanklin?
Travellers to Shanklin give high marks for the beaches and beautiful gardens. Welcoming and quaint, this city also attracts tourists with its cafes. Around the area, top sights include Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Spinnaker Tower. In Shanklin, there are 172 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Shanklin?
The beaches and gardens highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Shanklin Chine, Shanklin Beach and Small Hope Beach. Additionally, you’ll find Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in the area.
How can I get around Shanklin?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Shanklin Station. Shanklin might not have very many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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