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The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

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Hello There, We are now filling up fast so hurry up and contact us, as we are 30% full for our 2019 Season already! The Swiss Cottage is the Pride of Shanklin and has been consistently voted in the Top Five with 96% or 5/5 Satisfaction Ratings for being one of the best in the Hotel category since 2010 & in the Top 3 in Shanklin & The Isle Of Wight. So contact us directly as we may have better offers for you or drop us a line and we will endeavour to find a room for you but you better hurry as this year’s going to have lots of glorious warm weather, so your preferred choice of the best dates are being snapped up! Speak to you soon, Keith & Christine
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Green
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
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Offers & Announcements:25% off room rate
Location
Full view
98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
88Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
22Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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339Reviews
57Photos
2Q+A
85Room tips
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My friend & I have just returned from a 3 night stay and we have to say it was perfect. Christine & Keith were very welcoming and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and the attention to detail is amazing, they have thought of everything
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Response from KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Morning Linda & Anne Thanks for the lovely final stay for the year and your great review. Hope to see you again when you want to pop over again. Kind Regards Keith & Chris
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I have just returned from my 15th stay at Swiss Cottage in Shanklin, you could say that this is my 2nd home as that is what it feels like each time I go.
The owners Keith and Christine are the perfect hosts and everyone is made to feel welcome.
The hotel is very clean and comfor
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Response from KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Hello Dear Heart This will always be your second home x See you in May 2019 Chrissie
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This was our first stay at Swiss Cottage. Great location, short stroll to Old Village, town centre, beach, train station and bus station. Lovely room with lots of lovely finishing touches and extras, toiletries, even a torch. Amazing breakfast choice. Lovely hosts. We really enj
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Response from KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Responded 2 Oct 2018
Hi Mark & Angela Yes only a short stay but glad you enjoyed yourselves! Come again, a bit longer next time! Regards Keith & Chris
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Spotless, comfortable rooms. Added touches such as bathroom products and mini fridge were most appreciated. Delicious breakfasts set us up for the day. Plenty of choices. Christine & Keith were welcoming, fun, helpful and accommodating. We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you!
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Response from KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Dear Marisa & Suzie Thank you for such a lovely review of your stay with us. I really enjoyed your company in the dining room. It was a sincere pleasure to have met you both. Good luck with your forthcoming move to the Island. Christine
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This was our third stay at the Swiss Cottage: once again we enjoyed a wonderful stay, relaxing in the quiet atmosphere. Keith and Christine do everything possible to ensure your stay is extra special.
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Response from KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Hello Sharon & Nigel Thank you for staying with us again, we always enjoy your company when your here visiting the Island. Such a lovely couple, always a pleasure. See you next year Best wishes Chrissie
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Hi all, My husband and I are looking for a nice place either in the New Forest, Bournemouth or even Isle of Wight that has good reviews and facilities. He is picky where we stay as he likes to have a big double bed. Any ideas? Betty
Hi Betty Thank you for your question with us at The Swiss Cottage. I am pleased to say we have had many great reviews since joining the site 4 years ago and are one of the top places to stay on the Island for affordable 'Home away from Home' holidays. We also have Silver Award for extra high quality accommodation/service and Breakfast Award Menu that far surpasses most other establishments! Depending when you are looking to come, as we close on 31st October and we are 52% full for October already. so we have many lovely rooms two of which are larger than a standard and all have comfy Dreams Double Beds in them. We are doing two offers at present; A short stay for two people on B & B for 4 nights at £240 and a car ferry for £60 making £300, 7 Nights for £480 and a car ferry for £80 making £560. Let us know what you think, so you can explore the lovely & charming IOW in the coming weeks. Kind Regards Keith & Christine PS You can browse thro our website and contact us via email address
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My wife and I are interested in staying at your Guest House, in spite of reading the adverse review written. However, should like to inform you we are senior citizens, professional, I'm Caribbean born and my wife of 48 years is English. It will be my birth anniversary 83 years, and would like an enjoyable and memorable stay. We wish to book 5 days from 21 - 26 July with ferry, therefore seek assurance as to your advice.?
Hi Leon & Patricia Thanks for the call and this email to which I will reply personally to your private email address But we are pleased that we managed to fit you in next week regardless of the one imature and unfounded review that you have read but let me assure you that the other 170 other reviews give more of a true picture of us. We shall be replying to the bad review shortly with our version of events which is completely different to theirs! Regards Keith & Christine
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"There are 8 rooms upstairs and 2 large comfortable doubles at ground level if you cannot get upstairs easily."
"For accessibility rooms 1 and w are on ground floor"
"Ground floor rooms for this less able."
"Only been in one but that was perfect"
"Although our rooms were facing the road, it was very quiet and were not disturbed by traffic"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 59 - US$ 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightShanklin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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