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Rowborough Hotel

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
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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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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
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Charming
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69Somewhat walkable
Grade: 69 out of 100
57Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
18Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
280Reviews
33Photos
4Q+A
50Room tips
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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 the morning which kept us going all day. The
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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough Hotel
Responded 21 Nov 2018
Thank you so much for writing us this lovely review, especially as it is your first one! We are delighted that you have enjoyed both of your stays with us over the last 2 years and look forward to welcoming you back in 2019. We promise not to change the sausages!! Kind Regards from Michelle, Caroline & Brian.
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Hotel's Favourite
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 assistance. No problem. It was
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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough Hotel
Responded 19 Apr 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 best service possible and we are pleased that you noticed this and feel able now to recommend us so highly. We hope you will come and see us again when you are next in the UK. We wish you a continued great holiday and a safe journey home when it comes. Best Wishes from Michelle, Caroline & Brian.
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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 stayed there previously. That speaks
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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough Hotel
Responded 28 Oct 2018
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.
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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 to the
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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough Hotel
Responded 25 Oct 2018
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 visit the Island. Kind Regards to you both from Michelle, Caroline & Brian.
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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.
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Response from Michelle T, Owner at Rowborough Hotel
Responded 17 Oct 2018
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 should you return to the Isle of Wight. Kind Regards from Michelle & Caroline.
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Room 4. Adult Only Double. Sorry No Dogs, No children in this one. Shower over bath too.
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Room 9 Garden view
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Large Family Room. 2 adults and 2 children. Prices from £110.00 per night
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Family Room. 2 adults and 2 children between the ages of 3 - 11 years. £110.00 per night all yea
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Our Single Room 5. No supplements for this room. From £35.00 per night.
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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 them the rest of the time, so unfortunately would not be in a position to accept an indoor cat. Sorry on this occasion we are unable to help. Kind Regards Michelle. Partner at The Rowborough.
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Am looking for a hotel that will accommodate my parents and their dog!
Dogs are welcome in the rooms, but not in the dining room. The next door cat, Clyde, is also dog friendly!
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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 holiday/break we do ask for a minimum stay of 3 nights during Bank and School holidays. If this can suit you please contact us directly and we will be happy to check availability for you. Kind Regards, Michelle. Partner at The Rowborough. 01983 866072
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Dear Reg G, Thank you for your question. Room 9 is on the front of the hotel and gets the sun in the mornings. It is a bright room which was refurbished last year and consists of a double and single bed both being with new mattresses and one orthopaedic pillow and one hypo allergenic pillow. It has a large bathroom with shower over bath. This is the hotel's largest and most popular room. It is available from 17th until 29th April 2015 and then again between 5th and 17th May 2015. It is then booked out for much of the rest of May, June and July. We generally try to allocate this room to people who stay in excess of 4 nights. Our terms can be view on our website or you may contact us directly by telephone for further details and availability. We look forward to hearing from you and hope to welcome you to The Rowborough in the near future. Regards, Michelle T -Partner.
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"Just ask Michelle and she’ll give you the best!"
"Good access to the town and beach"
"The rooms are all clean and have on sweet."
"Room 4 is spacious & light, with plenty of room and nice & quiet."
"Easy accessibility from main road, car parking spaces and very quiet."
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PRICE RANGE
US$96 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightShanklin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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