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Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN England
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#3 of 7 in Bembridge
Unique boat-shaped pub located on Bembridge harbour with 5 all new ensuite cabins (in 2012), all beautifully appointed, above pub which was completely refurbished in 2011 and serving all fresh, made in house pub food, including homemade burgers, fish pie, local crab salad and fresh off the boat fish. Also sofas, roaring fire, piano, beer, three outside terraces and attractive friendly staff.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Aerobics offsite
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Street parking
Coffee shop
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Tennis court offsite
Board games / puzzles
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Room features
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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52Somewhat walkable
Grade: 52 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
179Reviews0Q+A28Room tips
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minidriver wrote a review 2 May
Croydon, United Kingdom66 contributions40 helpful votes
Called in for a drink, for the first time in a few years. The place had been totally revamped. It was fresh and pleasant inside, the staff were friendly. The beer was good and priced reasonably. However, ordered a 250ml glass of Rose for my wife and was charged £11.80 for the glass - admittedly this was discounted in "Happy Hour" to £9.44. Both prices significantly more than you pay in London. My wife thought the wine was nothing special and thought I had brought the whole bottle for that price.
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Date of stay: May 2022
KeithWebsterIOW wrote a review Apr 2022
East Cowes Isle of Wight4 contributions4 helpful votes
The inside resembles more of a cafe than a pub but is still a pleasant place to spend a hour or so. The pilot boat has its own micro brewery producing six so called craft beers. Here the problem begins, why spend lots of time and care to produce what are probably high quality products to then carbonate them to within an inch of their life and kill the taste that you lovingly created in the first place. Maybe just brew a couple of exceptional products in larger quantities and served them naturally.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Defenderjames818 wrote a review Apr 2022
Heckfield, United Kingdom21 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a really lovely stay, very comfortable bed, lovely shower everything was clean, staff were all very friendly and helpful, it was a quiet peaceful break away the only thing stopping us giving 5 stars is the breakfast selection was a bit sparse a few pastries would have really made it ! We will definitely be back to stay again. Thanks George and team
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Sophieelouu wrote a review Mar 2022
Wiltshire, United Kingdom189 contributions126 helpful votes
We did not expect much when we booked, however upon arrival could tell this was much better than we ever expected (especially for the price we paid)! Was a friendly greeting, and such a lovely room. Cleanest bathroom I've ever seen. And such a lovely powerful shower. And the BED.. Honestly the comfiest bed ever, with the best night's sleep. Again, didn't expect much for breakfast as knew it was just continental, but that was very satisfying, with tea/coffee, Juice, toast, fruit, yogurts, cereal etc. We also chose to eat here in the evening which was for pizzas, and these were again, the best pizzas! Accommodated to our dietary needs, and was so tasty, and reasonably priced! With a lovely cosy atmosphere. Overall, thank you so much to George and Juliette and all the staff at the Pilot Boat Inn for such a fabulous stay!
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Date of stay: March 2022
Room Tip: We stayed in 'Starboard' - Was lovely!
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Chantal M wrote a review Mar 2022
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom31 contributions37 helpful votes
We went on an impromptu visit for dinner and a drink. This was our first time visiting and it won’t be our last. The pizza was freshly cooked and delicious. We also tried a glass of ale which I would recommend. I had the light ale and my husband had the darker one. Both were lovely.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
$114 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightBembridge
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pilot Boat Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Pilot Boat Inn?
Nearby attractions include The Secret Garden,Bembridge (0.6 km), Bembridge Heritage Centre (1.1 km), and Bembridge Harbour (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pilot Boat Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Pilot Boat Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pilot Boat Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pilot Boat Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fox's Restaurant, The Old Village Inn, and The Best Dressed Crab.
Are pets allowed at Pilot Boat Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Pilot Boat Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Bembridge Windmill (1.2 km), Culver Battery (2.0 km), and Yaverland Battery (4.3 km).