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Rowborough Hotel

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Caroline, Michelle & Brian look forward to welcoming you to their hotel. The Rowborough built in 1873, is an imposing Victorian house set in beautiful gardens on the corner of Arthurs Hill and Wilton Park Road in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. All 9 guest bedrooms are en-suite and offer modern facilities and comfort. The conservatory, guest lounge, bar and dining room are well maintained, tastefully furnished and this has attributed to its AA 4 star Silver award rating. The hotel is well located to the Island's main attractions as well as local bus and train links to the mainland.Family run and reasonably priced, The Rowborough offers first class service and hospitality in a 'home from home' environment.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
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Accessible rooms
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69Somewhat walkable
Grade: 69 out of 100
86Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews michelle and brian isle of wight home from home warm welcome hotel is spotlessly clean wonderful week this wonderful hotel looking forward to our next visit would highly recommend this hotel fantastic hosts feel very welcome each morning a lovely stay full english breakfast a great place to stay small hotel many thanks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for a week over the October half term with my son, this was a return visit for us having stayed for the first time last year. The hotel is very clean, has lovely comfortable beds and serves a delicious big breakfast in...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Michelle and Caroline are terrific hosts. We asked them to make our car ferry reservations and then asked them to make new ones. No problem. I arrived with a cane after having a cast removed. They carried my luggage for me and kept offering other...More

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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough HotelResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for writing us this fabulous review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and on the Island and we are delighted that we could add something special to a much longer holiday. We strive to give all our guests the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are on the ferry returning from 4 nights at the Rowborough and couldn't be happier with our choice of place to stay. Michelle and Caroline are both lovely and if you want any sort of recommendation - we were the only guests that hadn't...More

Thank Simon W
Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Many Thanks Simon for writing this review so promptly after your departure. We are delighted that you enjoyed your first trip to the Island and our hospitality. We will be pleased to welcome you both back in the future. Kind Regards Michelle & Caroline.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room spotlessly clean, as was everywhere else in the Hotel. Breakfast and dinner were freshly cooked and very tasty. Michelle and Caroline gave us lots of local information which was a great help to us. Brian's stories after dinner were entertaining. On our next visit...More

Thank Betty S
Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Betty for writing us this review, especially as it is your first one! We are delighted that you enjoyed our hospitality and we loved being part of your own celebrations.We will be pleased to welcome you back to The Rowborough when you next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are grateful to Michelle and Caroline for looking after us so well during our stay on the Isle of Wight. Being catered for morning and evening plus unseasonably good weather added up to a very relaxing and refreshing break.More

Thank Philip W
Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for writing us this very concise and lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and on the Island and felt that your break had been beneficial to you both in every way. We hope we might see you again...More

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5 November 2016|
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Response from Michelle T | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do advertise that we are 'Pet /Dog Friendly' but we really are referring to small dogs that are only left in the room whilst their owners are having in-house meals but otherwise go out with... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from NickP001 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome in the rooms, but not in the dining room. The next door cat, Clyde, is also dog friendly!
17 January 2016|
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Response from Michelle T | Property representative |
Hi Jacqui, Thank you for your enquiry and please accept our apologies in our delay in answering you. We do accept small dogs in a limited numer of rooms but although we do not tell our guests when they must start their... More
Room Tips
"Just ask Michelle and she’ll give you the best!"
29 Sep 2018
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"Good access to the town and beach"
21 Sep 2018
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"The rooms are all clean and have on sweet."
15 Aug 2018
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"Room 4 is spacious & light, with plenty of room and nice & quiet."
23 Jul 2018
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US$51 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightShanklin
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