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The Clifton

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The Clifton's privileged location on the Shanklin cliff top offers an amazing sea view and makes it an ideal retreat for those in search of tranquility. The stunning view of Shanklin bay can be enjoyed from the lounge and bar, where light meals are available all day. We also cater for gluten free diets. In the award winning cliff top garden you can also take advantage of the fabulous sea view, warm Isle of Wight sunshine, wonderful sea air, and refreshments from the licensed bar. Local is Best……with prime farming land all around us and a host of specialist growers and producers making the most of it, we usually have access to plenty of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, as well as quality fish and meat. The garden opens out to Keats Green and the lovely walk between Shanklin and Sandown (part of the Isle of Wight Coastal Path) with fantastic views across Sandown Bay. This also leads to the famous Shanklin Chine with a pathway down to the sandy beaches. Within easy reach by foot are the picturesque Shanklin Old Village with its thatched roofs, and the beautiful Rylstone Gardens.
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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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Mid-range
Ocean View
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Special Price:10% off room rate
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
61Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
13Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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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 4 weeks ago
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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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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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 4 weeks ago
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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What a lovely location for this hotel looking out at the promenade and sea at Shanklin. The staff are all friendly, helpful and very welcoming. Plenty of comfortable places to relax inside and out. Comfortable room with a shower that works well. The WiFi was not brilliant as
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Response from SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton
Responded 31 Oct 2018
Dear Carolyn A Thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here 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. It is such a relaxing area to be in as well as a peaceful hotel itself so we are glad you enjoyed this little perk. We are sorry that the wi-fi was not working properly it has now been fixed. We hope that you found the information provide about the island a help when deciding where to go. Hopefully we will welcome you back to The Clifton in the future. Kind regards Zoe
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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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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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What is the hotel's parking situation?
Hi we have our own car park at the side of the hotel
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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$133 - US$241 (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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