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High Wycombe
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food wasnt great... all child size portions (cheese board dessert was 4 crackers & 2 small slices of cheese!!) Rooms are in need of redecoration... seal around bath is none existent.... leaking shower where it connects to bath tap. Paint on curtains staines on walls. Wall tiles cracked and loose Staff ( off duty & on duty) took over... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a weekend at this hotel and was very impressed with the way we were treated. I have Limited mobility and they did all they could to make our stay easy. The food was very good,beautifully cooked and presented nicely. The staff was superb.

1 Thank sheila h
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a self drive holiday with Alpha. We where at this hotel for 1 week. The hotel is very nice.We had a sea view room & it was great. The entertainment was mediocre,they seemed to want to talk rather than entertain. The food was very good but the portions are small. The only other problem we experienced was that... More 

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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went on a weekend coach trip with my husband, arriving 21st Oct,left 24th. Stayed in room 72.The room itself was fine but was in need of some light emulsion as it was dark grey and very dull! The radiator in the bathroom was not working so we reported it and it was fixed the following morning. Our shower was very... More 

2 Thank MrsBSussex
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43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have just spent 6 days (5 nights) at the Shanklin Hotel. It was with a coach party of 40+. The experience was much better than we had anticipated. The beds were clean and comfortable, the food and plates were always piping hot. The Service from the ‘Waiting’ Staff (and all other Staff) was excellent. Once the food was ordered... More 

1 Thank OllyLowestoft
Rugby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have just returned from a week at the Leisureplex Shanklin Hotel in Shanklin IOW associated with Alfa travel. Having read some of the previous reviews, I can only assume that they either travelled during a very busy time, didnt abide by dining time rules or were extremely unlucky. We found the staff and the facilities at this hotel to... More 

2 Thank Trevor G
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had a really great holiday, Our room was overlooking the sea which was spectacular. The hotel has facilities for everyone with it's games room, indoor swimming pool and bowling green. The evening entertainment was very enjoyable and most of the staff were polite and friendly but some of the restaurant waiting staff need to be more attentive to the customers... More 

1 Thank Eggie2014
Bury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went here with Alfa travel never again . Don't get me wrong the hotel was clean the room was cosy the bed comfy BUT the service at breakfast and dinner was absolutely disgraceful.I know some people are well looked after with their mealtime but ourselves and a few others were treated appallingly. They walked past us on numerous occasions leaving... More 

3 Thank Stella E
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have just had our second holiday at the Shankin hotel of this year which was just as good as our first staff very helpful good Bar staff Food was really good service as good as ever we are looking forwards to our holiday next year .And having a walk I shower in our room Made to feel welcome before

1 Thank 793jean
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have recently returned from an ALFA tour to this lovely hotel.the food was good, beds comfy, and overall cleanliness was excellent, especially the thick fluffy SNOW WHITE towels. The trips to various parts of the island took us to some beautiful locations. The theatre just off the main street is a great place to visit, but be warned, you... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shanklin Hotel - Isle of Wight.(3 Alpha grading - AA Three star) One of the best known hotels on the island, the Shanklin is situated in Shanklin town with superb views from its magnificent Starlite Restaurant and many bedrooms. Shanklin Old Village is a few minutes' walk away and the beach is accessible via the nearby cliff lift. A Leisureplex Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shanklin Hotel

Address: Clarendon Road, Shanklin PO37 6DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: £67 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shanklin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Top floor at the front is quietest. There is a side-view of the sea, and a view over Shanklin.”
  • View from Dining Room
  • Room with large double wardrobe
  • Nicely displayed complimentary soap. shampoo, etc.
  • Bathroom
  • Twin Room
  • Large ? Flat Screen Television
 of 5 bubbles OllyLowestoft, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for a sea view, its worth the extra”
 of 5 bubbles 344trevorg, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“lower floors have good views but you can hear the evening entertainment which isn't suitable for everyone”
 of 5 bubbles Eggie2014, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms are quieter due to nightly entertainment”
 of 5 bubbles 146stellae, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First flour”
 of 5 bubbles 793jean, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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