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“Unbelievable - Stunning - Amazing!!”
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The Arches
Ranked #2 of 11 Port Erin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Peel, Isle Of Man
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Unbelievable - Stunning - Amazing!!”
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Me & my wife stayed for our third time this weekend and it just keeps getting better.

The accommodation is state of the art and luxurious, the service and care we received from Phil & Jill is unrivalled and the food is the best on the Isle of Man we have had in our 30 years living here.

We honestly cannot speak highly enough of the facilities,service and food. On top of that Phil and Jill are a very lovely, kind and attentive couple who really do their best to make our stays amazing.

Thank you, see you in July

Room Tip: We have stayed in most rooms but the Lilac & Blue rooms are our favourite.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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JRoutledge, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review, 30 April 2013
Thanks again for the visit, and the great company
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Spent one night in the luxurious blue room, for our wedding anniversary. Began with a very warm welcome and friendly tour of the house. Absolutely stunning views from this hilltop location. Seems no expense spared in this extensive renovation to top class standard with a classy and stylish finish.

The room was spotless, luxurious and the view whilst relaxing in the jacuzzi priceless. The facilities where second to none, large lounge certainly has the wow factor and the panoramic views from the roof top terrace breathtaking. The infinity pool was icing on the cake.

The food was delicious, rivalling any of the best restaurants on the island, strongly recommend the steak. Home-cooked breakfast certainly kept us going till dinner.

In summary great hosts, stunning location and amazing facilities. Thank you for a super break, will be back once the mother-in-law has recovered from minding the kids!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review, 16 April 2013
Thanks for your kind comments. We really appreciate it when people give us such positive feedback
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Onchan, Isle Of Man
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

Dont believe the hype is usually true but not with The Arches it all spot on. If you read reviews before you stay, which many of us now do, you are always looking for little issues, well dont look to hard you wont find anything here.

Having travelled extensively for work and stayed in some very very good hotels I wasn't expecting to be blown away but I was. This is truly deserving of its 5 Star status for location, quality and service. Have the millionaire lifestyle for at least one night, in a house which is truly a grand design with an infinity pool, very comfortable rooms and fabulous food.

Phil and Jill are rightly proud of their beautiful house and the service they provide is top class.

Have you booked it yet? What are you waiting for?

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 March 2013

We stayed for one night at the Arches in the green room. Being an Isle of Man resident, you don't often get a chance to stay in our hotels but I am so glad I took my friend's advice and stayed here! From start to finish, the hospitality and service was first class and very welcoming. We were lucky to have stayed on a clear and sunny day so we really got to appreciate how stunning the Isle of Man really is. Highlights of the day include the beautiful evening meal and breakfast, lazying about in the jacuzzi and enjoying the surroundings with friends. We will most definitely be back!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

This was our second visit to THE ARCHES and we were once again blown away by the hospitality and surroundings. We stayed in the BLUE room and it was sheer luxury. The view from the bath is unbelievable. We were extremely lucky as we had the place to ourselves. You feel relaxed as soon as you set foot in the place. Phil and Jill are fantastic hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The problem is, you don't want to leave. Already booked again for April and July!! Thank you for a wonderful stay. Best place on the IOM by far. :0)

Room Tip: Blue room is my favourie so far! Green room was gorgeous too! Staying in Lilac room in April and can...
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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JRoutledge, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review, 27 March 2013
Hi Vicky, glad you enjoyed it, great to see you again.
Jill and Phil
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Wirral
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Reviewed 20 March 2013

The best B&B I have ever stayed at, just blown away by the high spec of this property, the views, the food, the hospitality, you don't feel like a guest Jill and Phil are so friendly and welcoming. Jill is such a talented cook loved all her food, good job we weren't staying for a week, I think I would have gone up another dress size, as I couldn't resist her home made bread at breakfast, Phil very generously kept filling up our toast rack. I thoroughly recommend The Arches, we stayed in the Green Room which was lovely views to die for, we had a tour of the other bedrooms which were just as lovely, we enjoyed swimming in the pool, very luxurious, sitting on the terrace, catching some March rays, after dinner relaxing in the fab lounge, I could go on and on, why would you want to stay in a hotel when you could stay at this Top Notch B&B. Thanks Jill and Phil.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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JRoutledge, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review, 27 March 2013
Hi,
Thanks for the great review, will try and limit your toast next time ! (Just kidding)
Phil and jill
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Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic break. Jill and Phil were brilliant. A beautiful house set in amazing surroundings. The facilities were outstanding with attention to detail. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and we felt thoroughly looked after. Jill is a first class cook too - it's a must x

Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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JRoutledge, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review, 29 March 2013
Hi Jonathan and Leanne,
Thanks for the review and all your tips on vegetarian ideas i will be trying them soon when I can convince Phil he doesn't need meat with every meal,
Hope we will see you again.
Thanks Phil and Jill
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Property: The Arches
Address: The Arches Tower Road, Isle of Man, Port Erin IM9 6PP
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Port Erin
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Port Erin
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Arches is a boutique B & B that enjoys wonderful views and faciities. It is a B & B rather than a Hotel because it is our home as opposed to the mass produced places where a guest can sleep , as opposed to a place that is worth visiting in it's own right. The indoor heated swimming pool , guest lounge and guest terraces and balconies give plenty of scope for a romantic break or simply an oportunity to rest and relax. ... more   less 
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