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Reviewed 13 June 2018

What an amazing find, more by luck than judgement. A lovely room and comfortable bed, well equipped with many little extras which ere a nice touch. 4* hotels that we have been in have not had the same level of comfort - so well done. Christine and Keith were very welcoming and it was nice that they chatted with guests after breakfast on a daily basis. The choice for breakfast was excellent and the cooked breakfasts were exceptional. It is situated in a quiet location close to the beach and the village, and we would have no hesitation in recommending it.

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hiya Folks
Well what a lovely review and thank you for taking time to do so.
Yes we had a fabulous time with yourselves ands the other guests to celebrate your Birthday!
Hope to see you again for your next big one! Ha ha!
Kind Regards
Keith & Chris

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Had a five night stay at Swiss Cottage last week. We had rooms 8 and 9 made into the family suite. Rooms very spacious and clean, our daughter particularly liked having a room to herself where she could watch tv in the morning without disturbing us. Particularly liked the complimentary drinks in the mini fridge, were much appreciated in the warm evenings. Breakfasts were excellent with a variety of choices. Keith and Christine made us feel very welcome and if visiting the island again would try and book here first.

Room Tip: Although our rooms were facing the road, it was very quiet and were not disturbed by traffic
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks Jackie C for a lovely review.
Glad all your family loved the place and we look forward to seeing you again.
All the very best
Keith & Chris

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Just returned from my 14th visit to Swiss Cottage and,as always it was excellent in all
respects. It is situated in a quiet area of Shanklin, is easy to get to and is quite close to an excellent beach. A lift is available to take you down to the beach if you don't fancy the
walk down.
The owners of the hotel, Keith and Christine, are a nice friendly couple who will do
everything they can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The rooms are spotlessly clean and the food is excellent.

Room Tip: All rooms are good and there are 2 on the ground floor if you can't manage stairs.
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled solo
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

THanks Alan, great to see you again and look forward to yopur return trip in September!
Regards Keith & Chris

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Christine and Keith. We were made to feel extremely welcome and were overwhelmed by the standard of the rooms and the wonderful breakfasts. It was the best B&B we have ever stayed in.

Stayed: April 2018, travelled with friends
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Sylvia & Vivien

Thank you for being our first of many I hope reviewers for the year.

Glad you had a enjoyable time & we look forward to you spreading the word and coming back.

Take Care and All the Very Best

Keith & Christine
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Weve been coming to the Swiss Cottage every august for nearly 10 years now and it just keeps getting better

Its the little things that matter here, Keith and Christine are lovely hosts and great people to boot and the go the extra mile to make sure your stay is the best they can give you from the comfort and facilities of the room to the lovely breakfast Christine cooks each morning

Well be back again this year so roll on August

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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KeithBeckett, Owner at The Swiss Cottage Shanklin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Oh No, not again! Cant get rid of them Ha ha!
See you all in August.
Keith & Chris

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