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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This was our first stay on the Isle of Wight for many years, and with thanks to Keith and Christine we had a very lovely time. The rooms were clean and well provisioned, and the breakfast was one of the best we had ever had. Keith and Christine went out of their way to help make our stay a memorable one in their beautiful Swiss Cottage. The location was perfect, too. Not far from the beach, the town or the quaint Shanklin Old Village.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

To Pete, Jane & Richard
Thankyou for getting round to writing a review on us as it was worth the wait!
Hope you visist the Isaland again in the future!
Seasons Greetings
Keith & Chris

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We stayed at Swiss Cottage on a B&B basis from 2 - 6 October. Although a B&B you could go and stay in your room as much as you liked. Tea and coffee making falilities etc. In high season they do evening meals and have a bar.

The hosts are warm and engage in conversation. If you are ok with it they let you meet their cats and dogs.

We would recommend you visit. There are many nice touches that show they care.

If we return to the I of W we will return to Swiss Cottage.

Only negative is internet was down. Our and their bad look.

Room Tip: Only saw our room.
  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Bernard & Rachael
Thanks for a lovely stay and your comments.
Yes sorry about the Internet but as mentioned my Hard Drive crashed and burned, so anyone who has that unfortunate event will sympathise as you not only have to buy a new tower but someone to rebuild your life's history which can takes days/week, as you generally lose everything!
Oh well. Its nice not to rely on computers too much and talk to each other, as nothing is that urgent when your on holiday!
Kind Regards Keith & Chris

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I have just returned from my 13th stay at Swiss Cottage and, as always, it was great.
Keith and Christine are first class hosts and you always feel welcome. I have also found on my visits that it seems to attract nice people who get on well together in my experience.
The rooms are spotless, the food is excellent.
I shall be returning next year.

Room Tip: All rooms are good in my experience and I have stayed in nearly all of them
  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Cant Keep Away Can You!
Cheers Alan

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely guest house, the rooms are spacious, very clean and airy with little extras in the rooms and a very comfy bed which I had trouble with getting up in the mornings ! Keith and Christine made us very welcome, going that extra mile with a balloon table with decorations and chocolates for Lorraine's Birthday at breakfast which was a nice surprise for her. The breakfasts were amazing and with plenty of choice to set us up for the day out on the superb beach or to explore this lovely island. The Swiss Cottage Hotel is very central to Shanklin beach and the very quaint little shops and plentiful restaurants Thank you Keith and Christine for a wonderful 8 days and hope to see you again soon.

Room Tip: Rooms are all excellent and the location is quiet.
  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Lorraine, Sylvia & Eddie
So glad you had a wonderful time for Lorraine's Birthday and yopur stay in general.
Love to see you again when ypou over in the future.
Happy Xmas
Keith & Chris
xxx

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

the B&B was brilliant very clean rooms breakfasts amazing we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary there they made it very special for us balloon table decorations and an arch. we will recommend. The little extras in the rooms were welcomed like a fridge in the room with complimentary drinks. The hosts Keith & Christine were amazing very helpful nothing was too much trouble. If we were to go back to isle of Wight we would return there. Excellent time.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Hi Sharon & Robert
Thanks for a lovely time to celebrate your 40th Wedding Anniversary with us.
Hopefully next time you will book direct with us instead of going thro a booking site where we lose 15% commission but hey ho!
Happy Holidays
Keith & Chris

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