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The Clifton

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The Clifton, Brimming with coastal charm, this oasis of calm is perched perfectly on Shanklin's clifftop, it's the home from home where you can make yourself comfortable in one of 15 individually designed bedrooms. Our conservatory and South facing award winning garden offer an ideal location to appreciate the view across the water. The Clifton is the place to re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life. Come and visit and you'll find we don't fuss, we just do the simple things really well. And with staff that are always ready to add that little extra to ensure your stay is perfect, the Clifton is one seafront hideaway that you might just want to keep all to yourself. Parking is free in our own car park. Expect to find good beds, powerful showers, free WiFi and an excellent breakfast. Escape for a deserved short break, escape the kids or escape from your conventional corporate business accommodation. Why not escape with your friends or family
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Ocean View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
53Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
17Attractionswithin 0.5 km
559Reviews
362Photos
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This is the third time we've stayed at the Clifton and we'll definitely be back again. The balcony rooms are lovely for looking out over the sea all day, and they do the best breakfast in the history of breakfasts. The staff are lovely too, and very helpful.
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This was our sixth visit for our main holiday and we're pleased to say that the welcome, assistance, accommodation (Room 5 with its fabulous views over the bay, and on a clear day, over to the mainland as far as Selsey Point), breakfasts and overall hospitality was as good as
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Response from TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton
Responded 10 Jun 2018
Dear Russell M Thank you for your review, it was nice to see you again and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us again. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We are pleased that you enjoyed our new café menu and the pickled veg. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Zoe
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We had a 2 night stay voucher from activity superstore, and we decided to book The Clifton, from first contact via email to checking out everything was great, staff were excellent and family. The breakfast was perfect just want u need to set u up for the day. The room had
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Response from TheClifton, Reception at The Clifton
Responded 22 Dec 2018
Thank you linksme4444 for such a lovely review, we try to keep our booking process stress free so guests can feel relaxed right from the start. And a big thanks from all the team for your kind words about the service, cleanliness and of course our "Clifton Breakfast". We too love that we can help guests save on their Ferry and would urge anyone booking with us to use this free money saving service.
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My fiancé and I had an amazing time at the Clifton Hotel and were very impressed with our stay in The Premier Suite. Everything was immaculately clean, the bed was very comfortable and the view outstanding. There was a good selection of teas, coffee, fruit and biscuits which
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Response from TheClifton, Reception at The Clifton
Responded 22 Dec 2018
Thank you wotsit99 for taking the time to leave us a review, we are pleased that you both enjoyed your stay in our Premier Suite and the spectacular views our position on the clifftop offers. Our Housekeeping team were very grateful to hear your wonderful comments. All of our team try to make sure our guests have the the best stay possible and with so much to do on the Island we really enjoy being able to share our local knowledge to help guests get the most out of their visit. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Clifton. Kind Regards
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My boyfriend and I stayed in the Clifton for three nights and we were very very impressed. The hotel is immaculate and the rooms are beautifully decorated- a lot of thought has gone into all of the finishing touches such as a handwritten guide book, listing all of the hotel
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Response from SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton
Responded 10 Nov 2018
Dear Lucyblue 12 Thank you for your recommendation we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and the service from our staff. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We like to make sure our guests have all that they need for an enjoyable stay, we are pleased that you enjoyed our breakfasts and our fantastic views from our clifftop location. we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Zoe
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The Premier King Suite with Balcony at The Clifton
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The Premier King Suite with Balcony at The Clifton
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The Standard Twin Room at The Clifton
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The Standard King Room at The Clifton
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We need a triple room an a double room for the night of June 21 and 22, 2019
Hi rafarubin, We do have a family room and a double for those dates, you can book on our website our call the Clifton Direct on 01983 863015
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Hi, Check in is 3pm and check out is 11am. Should you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind Regards Denis
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Please can you tell me if you are suitable for a wheelchair
Hi I'm afraid we do not have a lift and all our rooms are on the first floor and above.
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Do you accept dogs?
Hi Im sorry we do not accept dogs
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Can you tell me how many rooms you have please.
Hi we have 15 rooms all with en-suite
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"worth paying for balcony room"
"If visiting again, I would upgrade to seaview."
"If you choose a premier suite have sea view and a balcony. You can lay in bed and look out to sea."
"No lift in the hotel"
"Try to get a sea view room - I was too late in booking, so none available for me."
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PRICE RANGE
US$75 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the clifton hotel shanklinclifton hotel shanklin
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightShanklin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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