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Yelf's Hotel

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Dining (46)
Room & Suite (39)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Yelf's Hotel offers an all year round service, including Christmas, to holiday and business visitors, from single rooms and suites to self-catering accommodation. The hotel is one of the oldest original coaching inns on the Isle of Wight and has been carefully refurbished to retain much of its charm and atmosphere. Our comfortable Bar and Lounge, Conservatory and Patio Beer Garden, and an air conditioned Restaurant and Conference suite provide Islanders and visitors alike with a relaxing venue for a drink or delicious meal during a short stay or longer break. Whatever the purpose of your visit, you're guaranteed a warm welcome, fine food and great service all year round.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located


Full view
94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
62Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
17Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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Just stayed for a long weekend at Yelfs Hotel and loved every moment. It has a charming "old feel" about it Room was extremely spacious and spotlessly clean. Bed was very comfortable and shower excellent. We were attending a wedding so ate the wedding breakfast and food from the
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Response from YelfsHotel, Manager at Yelf's Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your lovely review of Yelfs hotel we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to the kitchen and staff and we very much look forward to welcoming you back in August. Kind Regards Becks Scott
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Having booked by recommendation for one night as mother ill in IOW hospital, we have now stayed every two weeks. The service from all embers of staff especially Cheryl is second to none. When we first arrived we were advised where the car park was and that there were road works
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Response from YelfsHotel, General Manager at Yelf's Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Yelfs. We are all delighted that we have provided you with an excellent service and also that our accommodation met your expectations. I will pass on all your comments to our team here and can assure you that they will also be very happy that they have ensured that your stay here was enjoyed by you and your family. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regards Becks Scott
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Promised to leave a glowing review on here for Cheryl Moss (Assistant Manager) at Yelfs Hotel Ryde Isle of Wight. She is an absolute star! Stellar professional and couldn’t recommend her highly enough! (Incredible service 👍🏼)
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Response from YelfsHotel, General Manager at Yelf's Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for leaving such a lovely review about one of our management team. I will make sure that she gets the praise she deserves. As a team, we all strive to provide the best levels of customer service, quality of cuisine and affordable accommodation. I look forward to welcoming you back to Yelf's again in the future. Kind Regards Becks Scott
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As always staff were friendly and accommodating breakfast was good but the evening meals were exceptional I have to say the best pudding I have ever had was the mango panacotta and sorbet not a usual choice for me but worthy of any top restaurant in London Thanks for a
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Response from YelfsHotel, General Manager at Yelf's Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your candid comments. I am thrilled that you rate us so very highly and once again enjoyed all that Yelf's has to offer. I will make sure that our kitchen team is given a huge pat on the back. We all look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind Regard Becks Scott
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I stayed at this hotel every week from the beginning of October to the week before Christmas. I have never stayed in a place that made me feel so welcome. It can sometimes be challenging working away from your family but this place really made me feel at home. I would go as far
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Response from YelfsHotel, General Manager at Yelf's Hotel
Responded 9 Jan 2019
Thank you so very much for taking the time to write this review. We understand how difficult it must be when guests are away from their families for long periods of time and therefore really try and make our guests feel welcome, safe and appreciated. I am so pleased that we have succeeded to accomplish this for you during your stay with us. I will definitely be passing on all your very kind comments onto the team here and I know that they will really appreciate them. It is so nice to hear that we have made our guests feel at home and even passed on some local history as well. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again in the future. Happy New Year to you and your family. Kind Regards Becks Scott
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A view of Ryde
View from window looking towards ensuite and 3rd bed
Photo from bed by ensuite looking toward window overlooking Union Street
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There is a car park, but it is round the block. Initially when you get there there is limited waiting on street parking in Union Street ( this can get busy as it is the popular street in Ryde). But park up and book in and they will then give you a sticker for your car window and give you directions. They own another block of apartments opposite the main Yelfs and the parking is behind this ( you get a door code) and you then walk back via the other building.
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They store luggage in the reception room, which is always locked when not attended. We left out luggage there and it felt safe.
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Yes we do have family rooms at Yelf's able to accommodate a family of 5. Do contact us directly for more info.
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what were the staff like
Very good
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"Room 6 very large and very quiet"
"Try and avoid rooms overlooking Union Street"
"Room 28 is propbably one of the more quieter ones or ask for the annexe over the road"
"avoid at all cost"
"We had room at front with lovely bay window"
US$ 68 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
yelfs hotel ryde
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightRyde
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