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“A little gem of a hotel!”
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Seaview Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Seaview
Certificate of Excellence
Pulborough
Level 6 Contributor
244 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“A little gem of a hotel!”
Reviewed 11 March 2010

My husband and I travelled to this charming hotel for our 25th wedding anniversary. We stayed for 2 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast deal, which included the ferry from Portsmouth. The attention to detail was amazing, down to the hot water bottles in our beds with Horlicks! The food was outstanding and the service excellent. It was very quiet, as was out of season, but we loved everything about this hotel and we had a dual aspect view of the sea, perfect!

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Devon
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Reviewed 15 December 2009

We were looking for a hotel in the Isle of Wight open in December that accepted dogs as we were a family group of 16 (ages between 7 and 80!) with 4 dogs who were there for a big birthday celebration.
This hotel was just right. The staff make it ... and the rooms are a delight to sit in around the bar with all the pictures of the boats .... and the breakfasts are superb. Our bedroom was excellently thought through and there was a turn down service and hot water bottles! Our bathroom was a little dated - but that didn't spoil the weekend at all, and we have seen what they have done with some of their other rooms where they have refurbished .... tv's above the bath etc and beautiful contemporary fittings.
Overall though - the staff come out tops for their service, smiles and attitude (all of them we met over the weekend).

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
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London
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2009

Just returned from a one night stay at the Seaview for a birthday - we'd all been to eat before but only one of us had stayed. We stayed in the Apartment which was beautifully decorated, one window with a lovely view of the Solent and a comfy living room. Would definitely recommend this room to groups. Service from the moment we arrived was so friendly and accomodating, from hotel manager to restaurant manager and waiters. We ate in the restaurant on a saturday night and there was a really nice atmosphere, the restaurant was 3/4s full of a mix of guests and locals - not bad for early december, especially as we had expected the place to be literally empty. Food without exception was delicious, including a fantastic course of venison sourced from their own local farm supplier. After asking the restaurant manager about the venison the chef made an appearance at our table and obligingly talked us through the cut and cooking - apparently this was a new chef (as we were told by locals and the head waiter) the previous chef having been there for 2+ years. This change of chef may be the reason behind our differing experience of the food from that of previous reviewers. As a really nice touch we were brought a piece of cake with sparkler to celebrate the birthday we were there for - we hadnt asked for this and had only told them about the birthday 5 minutes earlier.
The whole ambiance of the Seaview is great, and although the rooms and hotel are lovely the staff are what makes it - we'd have no hesitation in staying again at one of the best if not the best small hotel on the island.

  • Stayed December 2009
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Thank KatyR
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Wiltshire
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2009

Just done a repeat stay with friends on the Island and The Seaview still has it all. The staff are the real winners who just make everything perfect. You won't be disappointed - but if you are tell them and all your issues will be resolved with a smile.

Wonderul welcome for children was very evident and you can understand why this easiness makes it a perfect choice for families.

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Panpaniscus
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Seaview, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2009

I have a stayed at this hotel several times and although it is a little pricey, I can't praise the hotel highly enough. The service and the food is excellent. The bedroom choice is either one of old world charm or modern luxury.
If you are looking for a relaxing break by the coast and an opportunity to be really pampered, this is the place to come.
The breakfasts are just fantastic, you won't need to eat again until the evening.!!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Anita S
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Cheddar UK
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2009

Stayed for one night with a voucher in The Times newspaper which reduced B & B rate down to £90 from £150. The staff were all charming and very helpful. The room was well serviced and although there was no outlook, and was above the kitchen extractor which thankfully shut off at 10pm, was very comfortable. The bed was turned down during the evening. The main restaurant was empty and seemed expensive so we settled for a set-price 3-course dinner in the bar. The starters and desserts were OK but one main course (cottage pie) was "sloppy" and the "local veg" was completely undercooked. One piece of runner bean an inch wide and a courgette chunk with a few carrots. The other seemed to mainly bread and was salty. We didn't expect fine dining for £10-50 per head. The table had not been wiped properly from the previous customers. Breakfast the following morning was excellent and served in the main dining room. Once again staff were very pleasant and attentive. Might stay there again but I'm sure there are better value places on the beautiful Isle of Wight.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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London, England
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2009

We had a ground floor room in the new part - essentially this is a separate block, at the back. No view at all, but thats ok. Room was very comfortable, extraordinarily well equipped. there was even a flat screen TV in the bathroom, so you could watch Wimbledon while in the tub. (though the remote control was a bit unreliable). The room was very technology oriented, actually took a while to work out the light switches. Lots of nice touches: bathrobes, home made biscuits, herbal tea...
The only meal we had was breakfast which was (90% perfect, apart from the fact that the 'Assam' tea was Earl Grey. I asked to get it changed and the waitress brought me a box of Twinings tea bags that said Assam, but which contained Earl Grey, so you cant help wondering if they refil the Twinings box from another source. Room was £155 on a Friday night, breakfast included.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank gpdLondon
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Property: Seaview Hotel
Address: High Street, Seaview PO34 5EX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Seaview
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Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Seaview
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Hotel Class:3 star — Seaview Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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