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Hambrough Road, Ventnor PO38 1SQ England
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Sitting high above the fishing harbour in Ventnor, The Hambrough (AA 5 Star Accommodation) offers accommodation by the sea on the southern tip of the Isle of Wight. All but one of our seven spacious bedrooms has magnificent views of the sea and our award winning breakfasts are legendary. Dining Reservations The Hambrough Restaurant is open Tuesday - Saturday for lunch and dinner and also for Lunch on Sunday. We will also be offering Lite Bar Bites. Please let us know if you wish to reserve a table - the restaurant can become very busy particularly at weekends so we would advise that you book in advance. Our bar is open daily where we serve excellent cream and afternoon teas.
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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Wanderer63709059869 wrote a review 11 May
15 contributions3 helpful votes
4 rooms for a one night stop over during our walking trip. We didn’t phone ahead with our ETA and were slightly worried when we did arrive that no one was there to greet us. No phone call or message but luckily another resident let us in and we happily picked up our keys and found our own rooms. We did call and get an answer machine and luckily they phoned back - they had in fact left a key out for us which we hadn’t spotted but later went to retrieve - a text would of solved all those issues. We all went for breakfast at 0830 (and so did 4 other guests) and felt like we were a bit of an inconvenience but once we had been served the food etc was nice - just giving people coffee/tea and toast for the table would of been nice so at least we felt we were being tended too. But in the end we were all satisfied and off on our merry way for the next let of our journey. A lovely venue which was a mix of a B&B and a hotel and worth a stay.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Phone ahead and let them know ur eta. Maybe pre order breakfast if allowed
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Lawns wrote a review Apr 2022
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom117 contributions99 helpful votes
As soon as we walked through the door we were made so welcome. We were seated near the window on what was a glorious day. We had heard such good reviews about the Hambrough and it didn't disappoint, the food was amazing, the beef we had just melted in your mouth, with that and the rest of the courses it was a wow at every mouthful.! Thanks for exceptional service and amazing food, we can't wait to return.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Charlie wrote a review Mar 2022
Worcester, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
I don’t normally write reviews on line but after reading the last review I feel it is my duty to completely disagree with it. My husband and I ate here two weeks ago for our anniversary and we had an absolutely amazing experience. The food was delicious and if anything the portions were a little too big for me to manage. But I soldiered on and had a dessert and chocolates. Which I am glad I had. Obviously the man in the previous post should stick to pub grub if that’s what he prefers. Keep up the good work.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Hambrough Restaurant and Bar, Guest Services / Front Office at The Hambrough
Responded 10 Mar 2022
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear you had an amazing experience here with us. I will be sure to pass your comments onto our team. Kindest Regards Suzanne
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RichardH wrote a review Nov 2021
4 contributions1 helpful vote
A great weekend at the Hambrough. Starting with a friendly welcome, always appreciated. The rooms are spacious with great views over the Channel. The restaurant was very good, wonderful Saturday night menu, excellent cooking. V good breakfasts in the dining room overlooking the harbour.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Hambrough Restaurant and Bar, Guest Services / Front Office at The Hambrough
Responded 10 Mar 2022
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We have to agree we are so lucky to be situated with such stunning views. We hope you will return again soon. Kindest Regards Suzanne
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spaceshrew wrote a review Nov 2021
London, United Kingdom13 contributions7 helpful votes
Villa Lavinia on Hambrough Road, is fantastic, with sea views. The beds are comfy, the food at the Hambrough is superb, the staff are delightful and the villa is clean and really relaxing and a great option to staying at the main hotel, if you like your independence. Except for one thing. If, like us, you're coming from a busy city, the thought of parking wars won’t be on your list of must haves for your holiday on the Isle of White. The first evening we were startled by a violent banging on the door, we met the first of our new neighbours on either side of us. We had parked on the road outside of our house, and maybe 10cm outside of the alignment of our house and next door, the road in front of our neighbours parked car was empty?! The neighbour was aggressive in the extreme shouting at my 75 year old mother and reminding her we were only renters and how many properties he owns for some reason, he made my 80 year old father come downstairs and move his car, we ended up parking down the road just to stop him shouting, it was frankly horrible and quite humiliating. The second evening, my Father took great care to make sure we were parked correctly outside our house to the mm. This time it was the husband and wife from the other side returning, thumping on the door and shouting, they were even more aggressive, again for some reason reminding us we were just renting the property, they said the parking space outside of the villa was also there's, for their 2nd car, as well as their own house, basically they have commandeered the villa’s parking as their own. They told us they would carry on shouting until we moved, which is what they did, they stood in the street staring at us through the window until we moved, the hotel unbelievably left us to sort this out and actually phoned us in the end and asked us to move, so we did, this house has no proper available parking until the hotel gets to grips with this ridiculous situation. What the villa has been allowed by the neighbour at No:5 in the way of parking is a small sliver in front of the gate to their own garden, only these two neighbours make sure no one can actually park there, well maybe with a Smart car, by carefully positioning their own vehicles for maximum disruption as close as possible to the boundary of the villa they have set themselves. If you do manage to maneuver your vehicle into this odd sliver of land you wouldn't be able to access the garden, making me believe the lines indicated in front of the small garden gate, show an area not to be parked in for access, rather than the sole allocated area for the house. If I was here with my family, our estate car, buckets and spades etc, this would be a major issue not being able to park outside the property. The house sleeps 10 people, so  be prepared to park at the main hotel which is a short walk away. What’s unbelievable, is the hotel hasn't sorted this issue out, and has appeared to accept what is going on, if this was my property I would be sending a solicitors letter to the neighbour at no:5 who has commandeered the Villa's parking for their second car and checking with the land registry office for clarity, as one house taking the parking spaces of two properties can be easily contested. Sadly these neighbours really changed the good vibes we arrived with, we never got to park the car anywhere near the house for the rest of the holiday and they watched our every move, incase we dared try and park outside of our 'rented' house again, it was a very odd experience and very uncomfortable, though we loved the house and hotel we would never choose to put ourselves in this toxic environment out of choice. I'm just glad my children weren't with us, and didn't have to witness what can only be described as the neighbours from hell.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Room Tip: Don't stay at the villa if you're elderly and need easy access to your car.
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LondonClan wrote a review Nov 2021
United Kingdom40 contributions23 helpful votes
What a wonderful stay we had at The Hambrough! Lovely rooms. Fantastic location with sea views. Warm staff members. And a restaurant with gorgeous food to boot! What more could we want?!? Highly recommend! Well worth the checking it out!!!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled
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peterandjenny282 wrote a review Nov 2021
Swindon, United Kingdom427 contributions215 helpful votes
Firstly we discovered that this is not a 5* hotel, when we commented about a particular item we were then advised that is a 5* bed & breakfast! So good points , very good breakfast, obliging staff, great views. So what’s it all about then? There are over 50 steps to some rooms ( this was never mentioned when we booked ), no offer of daily newspaper, no biscuits in room, we couldn’t’ get the tv to work basically there is no welcoming information package in room, a very small info pack was brought to the room. Ok we are in our 70’s & maybe should be better informed about things. Room 5 has no pictures or painting on the walls, a bit austere for us but each to his own. Apparently there is Michelin starred chef now operating & we are advised the his food is excellent
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Hambrough Restaurant and Bar, Guest Services / Front Office at The Hambrough
Responded 10 Mar 2022
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a valuable review. Your points have been noted and were discussed shortly after your departure. My apologies that you thought we were a 5* hotel, there is a difference in amenities between the two. We do indeed have a great chef Matthew Tomkinson in 6 months with us he has gained The Hambrough 2 Rosettes and a mention in the Michelin guide. Room 5 is one of our Luxury rooms and situated on our second floor, maybe a Studio Suite on first floor might be better suited should you return. Sadly due to being a Victorian building we do not have a lift but our staff are happy to help with any luggage. We do hope that you may return in the future. Kindest Regards Suzanne
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bensmith989 wrote a review Oct 2021
Beccles, United Kingdom21 contributions40 helpful votes
OK.. here we go, we got a sea view room with balcony, large room and good size bathroom,. Whilst the room was a bit tired it was clean and comfortable albeit the bed was too firm for us. Now.. dinner.. you must eat here, truly outstanding .. best mean of our holiday moreover the excellent food was confirmed with breakfast the following day. Staff were really friendly and they had a decent affordable wine selection. Just one thing, be warned that the car park whilst ample does have a narrow approach.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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A_Hotel_Visitor wrote a review Oct 2021
Isle of Man, United Kingdom239 contributions90 helpful votes
Good location close to the beach and coastal path - so plenty of walking opportunities. Rooms comfortable and good choice of breakfast food. You currently need to book ahead for evening meals in the hotel, and also for outside restaurants.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Brydie H wrote a review Sep 2021
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We were lucky enough to select the Hambrough Hotel for our wedding ceremony. It was an intimate service just the two of us and 2 witnesses but was made perfect by Suzanne and the team. A gorgeous hotel, our wedding evening was perfect, we were served outstanding food and our room with balcony and a sea view was perfect for our relaxing stay. Thank you Brydie and Tim Hill
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled
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United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightVentnor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Hambrough
Which popular attractions are close to The Hambrough?
Nearby attractions include Ventnor Beach (0.2 km), The Spyglass Inn (0.4 km), and Ventnor Exchange (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Hambrough?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Hambrough?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Hambrough?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Hambrough?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Hambrough?
Conveniently located restaurants include Crave Ice Cream, TZ's True Food Kitchen, and Le Tour Du Monde.
Does The Hambrough offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a banquet room and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Hambrough?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Godshill Church (5.7 km), Appuldurcombe House (3.2 km), and St. Catherine's Oratory (6.9 km).
Does The Hambrough have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.