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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked online as we were travelling to Cowes to attend a course. Arrived late on Sunday evening after ferry crossing and were pleasantly surprised by the Inn. The room was a bit quirky, plenty of room, a little too warm perhaps. excellent en suite. The bed was possibly the most comfortable I have slept in. Very comfortable room. On arrival... More 

Thank Paul C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just had an overnight stay in this wonderful pub. The room was a nice size with a good size bed and on on suite bathroom. Plenty of tea and coffee in the room along with bottled water. Breakfast was very good and set us up for the day. The pub itself is old and has great character to it.... More 

Thank Stuart D
Lake, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in here today with a friend and was impressed by the amazing quality of food. I ordered the carnivore platter and my friend had a fish pie. The food was amazing tasted so fresh. That chef really knows what he's doing in the kitchen

Thank harree213
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in for lunch as visiting relatives and friends on the Island. Very relaxed and dog friendly. Very approachable and engaging staff and nothing was too much trouble. Great food and relaxed setting and a live Band thrown in towards the later part of the afternoon! Well Done x

Thank Bronwen295
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98 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy and quaint. Traditional. Very friendly bar staff. Fireside seats and something on each day, today was live music and Karaoke. Great beer selection. We had lunch and really hearty. Had the Steak and mushroom pie and what a Pie, full and tasty and very generous portion, hand cooked chips just like you make at home, vegetables too. No need... More 

Thank Martin G
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Cosy and atmospheric. Can't remember the last time we had such a good meal. Two fantastic women running the bar and serving the food. Doing the job of five men....sorry have to keep going to reach the 200 word requirement

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Lincoln, Uk
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My sister and I stopped off at Union Inn after a full day of walking and sight seeing, we were met by a cheery bunch propping up the bar and a very welcoming atmosphere. What a lovely tradition pub. We enjoyed well earned fine fare of a Union Burger and the Famous steak, ale and mushroom pie. We were in... More 

1 Thank HLA67
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous location right in the heart of Cowes, clean, tidy the only downside a sticking bathroom door but in a building this old it's to be expected. Great breakfast and pub food would definitely recommend.

Thank Claire H
Camberley, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Really good pub grub, very friendly and welcoming staff. Fabulous pies , for hungry people , couldn't manage a pudding . Good beers and wine, will be back soon. Thanks to the team who made it a great evening .

Thank ianemac
Burton on trent
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Called at this place as it was mid afternoon and too late to have lunch in a nearby restaurant. We asked if we could have something to eat and we were given a menu which had a fish chowder with a bridge roll. As I love chowder I thought that this was great and I wasn't wrong, this was the... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently under New Management, with a great vibe and a new menu, the Union Inn is the first pub you come to on your way into town from Cowes seafront. Its just a short walk from the Red Jet passenger terminal in West Cowes. Ideally located in Cowes Old Town it is close to all the Yacht Clubs and in easy walking distance of the Marina.The Union Inn offers 6 newly refurbished, individually themed, en-suite letting rooms all designed and furnished in a boutique style. A haven for yachting enthusiasts, business people and holiday makers and an ideal all-year-round base from which to explore the Isle of Wight.Now re-open after a month long refurbishment the owner and staff are ready to welcome you to the cosy fireside inn, a peaceful retreat particularly during the seasonal hustle and bustle of Cowes’ many yachting regattas.Cowes has been seen as a home for international yacht racing since the founding of the Royal Yacht Squadron in 1815. Cowes comes alive each June for Round The Island Race. The town famously gives its name to the world's oldest regular regatta, Cowes Week, which occurs annually in the first week of August. Later on in the summer, powerboat races are held. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Union Inn

Address: Watch House Lane, Cowes PO31 7QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Price Range: £66 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Union Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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