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Hambledon Hotel

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many visits, this Hotel with its hosts Bill and Jackie is simply the most welcoming hotel you will ever find. It feels like a home from home. It's location is perfect for exploring this lovely island. Food was, as always, excellent.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 4 day walking break to this lovely hotel. Cannot say enough about Bill and family - they all worked so hard and have everything down to a fine art and all works like clockwork. Delightful home cooking and plenty of it. Nicely decorated rooms and comfortable bed. Thoroughly enjoyed my break from work and my fellow...

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Surrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ve just come back from a lovely long weekend in the Isle of Wight and we stayed at the Hambledon. We called the hotel direct and got a really good ferry inclusive deal from Bill. The room was lovely and had only recently been decorated. Bill and Jackie were so friendly and welcoming. We'd definitely stay there again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 22 walkers, we stayed for 4 nights. Bill, Jackie and their staff welcomed us all. Everything worked like clockwork. Meals were well organised and served unobtrusively. The rooms are well appointed. Our thanks go to the Grindley family.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were offered tea in the lounge as soon as we walked through the front door and we soon felt very much at home. The other guests were mostly people who had stayed before and it would seem that The Hambledon Hotel suits people who enjoy good food and a friendly atmosphere. We could not fault our room or the...

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HambledonHotel, Owner at Hambledon Hotel, responded to this review

Lovely to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you and the gang in September.

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Booked this hotel last minute for 4 nights half board. Room was lovely and clean, with plenty of storage. Breakfast and dinner ran like a well oiled machine every day, the food was great too. The lounge area was a big comfortable space for playing board/card games after dinner. Our 4 year old also loved getting to ring the dinner...

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Dunstable
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We booked for a family holiday, and wanted a Hotel, near the sea and town, and saw the reviews for the Hambledon. You couldn't ask for more. Clean, newly appointed rooms, (we were the first couple in our just decorated one), and a traditional, but nice appearance to the hall, lounge etc. Serving breakfast and evening meals, and they offer...

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Thank con260459
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've just enjoyed another wonderful weekend at our favourite getaway 'Hambledon Hotel', Shanklin. Bill and Jackie always extend a warm and friendly welcome. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the rooms are very well appointed. The breakfast is a highlight of our stay. Thank you once again Bill and Jackie, we can't wait to return! Clare & Campbell

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HambledonHotel, Owner at Hambledon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Clare & Campbell, hope to see you both later in the year.

Crewe
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have yet again had a fantastic time at the Hambledon Hotel.Bill and Jackie are the best hosts you could ask for. The Hambledon was nicely decorated and the food was excellent.The Hambledon was very very clean and tidy. The only thing wrong with the Hambledon was that we had too leave. The walk to the beach was no longer...

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Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

After a summer of bad health, needed a bit of Island time. From the minute we arrived Jackie and Bill made us feel so very welcome. As always the rooms are clean and very comfy. Jackie's meals are very tasty and we always leave the dining room well and truly satisfied. We shall be back next year.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bill, Jackie and family extend a warm welcome to all those staying at the Hambledon Hotel, Shanklin. Our aim is to provide friendly attentive service, comfortable well appointed accommodation and an excellent standard of food and drink. We are open for holidays & short breaks for the whole family, and children of any age are welcome. The Hambledon Hotel, situated in Shanklin, on the picturesque Isle of Wight, is only yards away from the famous cliff path, which offers beautiful walks to both Ventnor and Sandown along the cliff tops. From here, there is also access to the safe and sandy Shanklin beaches below, via lift or path. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hambledon Hotel

Address: 11 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: €37 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hambledon Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Hambledon Hotel Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
#1 Family Hotel in Shanklin
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#3 Best Value Hotel in Shanklin
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“Room 12 (single) was bijou but had everything that was required but a less mobile person would have difficulty accessing the bathroom.”
coxsie2017, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms appear nice.”
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“All rooms are good!”
MumM571, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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