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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Priory is set in the most stunning location – with a private beach (Priory Bay) and beautiful grounds, including a slightly dishevelled looking golf course. Inside it has the feeling of faded grandeur. It just looks like it could do with a bit of love – but at the moment there is a slight feeling of fawlty towers about... More 

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1 Thank EddRKD11
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A beautiful hotel with fabulous sea views set amidst woodland grounds and a private beach. Accommodation comfortable, clean and well-equipped, faultless food and lovely, helpful staff. Log fires, charming ambience and unique history made this an unforgettable stay. Highly recommended for families or anyone who enjoys historic charm.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A hotel with a special setting and much history. We booked for 11 people utilising two rooms within the hotel and the tithe barn, all accommodation was of a high standard and well cared for. The Hotel has excellent public rooms again of a very high (almost Royal feel) standard. The Hotel is for sale consequently it would appear money... More 

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Thank Alan C
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have a long standing association with The Priory - having gone there as a child and chosen it as my ideal place to get married in. It was so delightful to return again this summer to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary. It has such a special feel with all it's history and beautiful views down to the sea, a... More 

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Thank LucyElastic
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My partner and i have just returned from a weekend away staying in a yurt within the grounds of this hotel. We had the most fantastic time and can thoroughly recommend this accommodation. Firstly, during the course of email exchanges prior to arriving at the hotel, it was clear that the staff are extremely pleasant, professional and keen to ensure... More 

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Thank Samantha O
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed at the Priory Bay as part of the Wedding Party. From our arrival the staff were extremely helpful. The barbecue on the beach was amazing, it feels like your own private, very special area, about a 5 minute downhill walk through the trees. Soft sand, lots of exciting areas for children to explore, even swimming in the sea... More 

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Thank annieamber2015
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was our first visit to the Priory Bay Hotel and we loved it. The peaceful, indefinable, "feel" of an historic building (an old Priory) independently owned (not a chain hotel), with spacious, charming individually characterful rooms, sea and garden views, a "painted" dining room, quirky corridors, interesting sculptures and works of art - all created a sense of gracious... More 

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1 Thank Rockwood466
Warrington, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a wonderful stay brought back lots of memories from past times. Needs a little T.L.C. But in my opinion a one off Jem Staff very friendly, breakfast very good. Private beach fantastic. Great for children very safe, a So dog friendly in the self catering cottages.

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1 Thank angelam1234
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I always stay at this hotel during our trips to the island. We truely cannot imagine staying anywhere else. The groups are stunning. The rooms are always perfectly kept. We always try and stay in the same room when possible as it has sentimental meaning to us but if this is not possible then all other rooms... More 

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Thank Willz S
Havant
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

As everyone has said this hotel could be quite something, but currently in administration the hotel lacks direction and management. On arrival we waited for about an hour before the reception man could find the time to book us in.To be fair the food was good, but lack of staff meant long waits and lack of attention to detail. We... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Priory Bay is the Isle of Wight's leading country house hotel. Set within a 60-acre estate, it's period buildings have spectacular views out to sea, with gardens and woodland running down to the bay. It inspires our chefs to use the finest seasonal ingredients, whether foraged, farmed or fished we are passionate about local produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Priory Bay Hotel

Address: Priory Croft Priory Road, Seaview PO34 5BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Seaview
Price Range: £120 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Priory Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“rooms at the top have balconies overlooking sea - fabulous but lots of stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles FlutterandFlutter, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 if you wish to spoil yourself”
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“I would ring reception, they were very helpful and I booked a stunning room thanks to them.”
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“Rooms 4 & 6 are large with great views”
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