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“Generous Portions. Great service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Steamer Inn

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The Steamer Inn
Ranked #14 of 54 Hotels in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
Level Contributor
46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Generous Portions. Great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We booked a table of twelve and then decided we wanted to eat outside as weather was no nice. We were moved with no fuss at all. Service was fast and friendly and the food was delicious and plentiful. Priced reasonably as well. The only reason they didn't get five stars is the drinks were a little pricey which unfortunately seems to be a theme among tourist spots!

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

To read the other reviews on this page you would think that the only thing The Steamer Hotel has going for it is that the food portions are huge and that they give your dog a Bonio. Unfair - you're welcome there whether or not you and Rover like big piles of chips - it's awesome- spacious and spotless, superpower showers , sensational Full English and excellent family service.
Shanklin beats overpriced Seaview and tired old Sandown. The Steamer ranks 23rd hotel in the resort according to this guide, it should be up in the top five at least. Woof.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Stephenwatershed
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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Me and other half went here for a lovely meal while visting shanklin. Meals were very nice massive amounts and very very yummy. The view is amazing when you having your meal wow such a beautiful place. Would highly reccomend staff so welcoming and friendly THANK YOU will be back again soon

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PrincessCupcake1988
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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

On a long weekend in shanklin we went to The Steamer Inn twice. The first time as we needed a dog friendly restaurant. We went back a second time as the prices were reasonable, food good and portions huge. The dog was particularly pleased on the second visit as they provided a bowl of water and gave him a Bonio! Would definitley recommend and go there again if in the area.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Martin S
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Christchurch
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87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

We had a midweek break in Shanklin, had been tjo the Steamer Inn a few years ago and decided to try it again, we were not disappointed , great food, fish and chips huge, lovely staff and a good atmosphere , to cold to sit outside, but must be lovely on a warm evening. The best place to eat in Shanklin

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Julie B
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Sandown, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

i walked along to shanklin and treated myself at the steamer inn,i had a meal and a nice glass of wine,as usual the food was very enjoyable along with the lovely view ,my labrador had a rest too and the very friendly staff gave her a biscuit,well worth a visit if you come to shanklin ,guaranteed you will enjoy it there.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sandra B
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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

Was staying locally and took a walk with the dogs to the esplanade in Shanklin. We spotted the Steamer Inn - was allowed to take the dogs inside and had a lovely few hours with great beers, very good food and such helpful staff. The dogs got to eat too when they were presented with a lovely biscuit each!! Liked the place so much that even though our time was limited we made a second visit. All down to the quality of the people who work there and the produce they provide.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank M J
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Additional Information about The Steamer Inn

Property: The Steamer Inn
Address: 18 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#18 Family Hotel in Shanklin
#21 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Steamer Inn Shanklin, Isle Of Wight

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