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“a good weekend”
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Carlton Hotel
Ranked #6 of 52 Hotels in Shanklin
Certificate of Excellence
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“a good weekend”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

hi just like to say spent a long weekend at the carlton hotel with my wife this was my first vist but wife had been many times i can not say how welcome i was made if you enjoy niel diamond bob is the one good views good food nothing was to much

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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hornchurch
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

just had a very nice week , really enjoyed our stay , true friendly hospitality by owners and great staff , always made to feel welcome and nothing to much trouble. generous full selection for breakfast ,great standard of cleaning and attention to detail ,beautiful sea views , great location , highly recommend, we have just stayed with our 2 teenage children 20/16,and our parents 76/88 and us 50,s so able to host all age groups we ease , thanks to bob and anne and great staff ,for a really nice holiday stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We stayed at the Carlton hotel very recently and will say it most certainly is the best hotel on the island. Bob and Ann are such a lovely welcoming couple as is their daughter lee and all the staff. They have a great menu with a wonderful selection. We definitely would recommend the seafood platter which we enjoyed with a refreshing jug of pimms. To sit on the deck looking out to the English channel watching the cruise ships slowly passing by is truly a wonderfully relaxed and rather romantic experience. We look forward to returning very soon.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

What a great place to stay , I love coming back here each year , Bob and Anne treat me like i am part of the family , The homely feel never lets you down here , As the same goes for the breakfast and the breath taken view's , The view's make you feel like you could be anywhere in the world .
The host of this hotel always go out off their way to make sure you have a great time . The food that you have in the decked garden is always excellent and great value for money . I can not wait for my next visit .

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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carltonhotelshanklin, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
Dear Trip advisor Member:

Thank you very much for choosing The Carlton Hotel to spend your holidays.

We are glad to know that your expectations were exceeded during your visit. We truly appreciate your comments regarding the excellent service received and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

Please, do not forget to contact us for your future visit to the Isle Of Wight We will be more then happy to accommodate you.

Regards from the isle of wight!


Robert & Anne Carlton Hotel shanklin
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We have stayed at the Carlton for a number of years now and always have a pleasurable stay. The hotel is clean, the staff friendly and the atmosphere homely. Can't beat the full English breakfast but if that's not for you there is a large selection of good quality available on the menu to choose from. The hotel is situated in an ideal location with stunning views and easy access to the beach. The Deck Tea Gardens is a fantastic place to either enjoy lunch or have an evening cocktail. Absolutely love this hotel and will continue to come back!

  • Stayed July 2013
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2 Thank rjscope
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carltonhotelshanklin, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
Dear Trip advisor Member:

Thank you very much for choosing The Carlton Hotel to spend your holidays.

We are glad to know that your expectations were exceeded during your visit. We truly appreciate your comments regarding the excellent service received and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

Please, do not forget to contact us for your future visit to the Isle Of Wight We will be more then happy to accommodate you.

Regards from the isle of wight!


Robert & Anne Carlton Hotel shanklin
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Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

After seeing the amazing reviews my expectations where very high! firstly the staff are excellent very helpful and friendly.
The rooms are really clean but Unfortunately old, tired and very small.. The breakfast was ok but very cheap ingredients and orange juice (its the small things) and breakfast is at 0830 with no alternative so no real lye in!
Also there is a curtain but no blind so as soon as it becomes light the sun streams in... 5am wake up is not fun on a weekend away! also the location is poor yes you can see the sea and you can use a weird lift thing to get down to it but its not a nice part of the island.. We headed to Fresh water which was much better... It's not cheap to stay here and we both felt disappointed.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Just returned from a 5 day break (not our first) as usual Anne & Bob are great hosts treating us (and all the other guests) Just like one of the family.Great views from the Deck good lunch menu (you must try the seafood platter) well stocked bar.We can`t get enough of this hotel.Will be back later this year.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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carltonhotelshanklin, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this review, 30 July 2013
Dear Trip advisor Member:

Thank you very much for choosing The Carlton Hotel again to spend your holidays.

We are glad to know that your expectations were exceeded during your visit. We truly appreciate your comments regarding the excellent service received and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

Please, do not forget to contact us for your future visit to the Isle Of Wight We will be more then happy to accommodate you.

Regards from the isle of wight!


Robert & Anne Carlton Hotel shanklin
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Property: Carlton Hotel
Address: 9 Park Road | Isle Of Wight, Shanklin PO37 6AY, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#4 Family Hotel in Shanklin
#7 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Carlton Hotel has a deserved reputation as one of Shanklin's finest bed and breakfast hotels. Guests enjoy exhilarating sea views, quality standards of service and comfort, delightful home cooked food and the warmest of welcomes. The Carlton Hotel enjoys an ideal location for exploring Shanklin's sandy beaches, the famous esplanade and the charming Shanklin Old Village. For the adventurous, watersports and activity holiday opportunities abound. ... more   less 
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