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The Clifton

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This very comfortable hotel with panoramic sea views is situated on the upper cliff close to The Chine and southern end of the Esplanade. Lounge, dining room, reception and bedroom were all spotlessly clean. The bed was large and gave us both a good night's sleep. There is a sunny lawn area with tables and chairs and free parking at...

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear TheTyke186299 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are in a great location on the clifftop with great views across the bay. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at The Clifton. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible....

ESSEX
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was given a 2 night breakaway gift and chose The Clifton has we like the Isle of Wight. We had a double room at the back of the hotel which was fine. No.11 it was large clean and comfy with tea making facilities and biscuits, plus bottled water. The shower was lovely and bed was very comfortable. The hotel...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice hotel in a lovely location overlooking the sea. Nice garden and conservatory areas for sitting in. Excellent food, fantasic breakfast menu and well worth having an evening meal at the hotel. Our rooms did not have sea views and were probably older rooms, but were comfortable and still had all ammenities. Very welcoming and helpful staff.

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth O Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at The Clifton. Our location on the clifftop does give very good views over the bay. We take pride in producing good quality food that is locally produced when available. All our staff try and help...

Buntingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my second stay here and it remains a lovely place to stay. Once again I treated myself to the premier suite and wow is it worth it! The sun streams in every morning and you can throw the doors out to enjoy the verandah. Remember you're still in your PJ's though so don't frighten the natives. Everything here...

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Mick J Thank you for taking the time to leave your review it was so nice to see you again. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future....

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here with another couple who had never been to the Isle of Wight before. They loved it, beautiful views across the bay, breakfast very good. Staff were friendly and helpful, would ask for the lower bedrooms if we go again as pensioners , there were a lot of stairs to carry suitcases. Bedrooms were good and comfy and...

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TheClifton, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Gillian d Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Clifton. We have some spectacular views from our position on the clifftop. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guest’s stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. Unfortunately we...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights this week, bedrooms are very clean and comfy, breakfast they have a very good choice. Staff are friendly and very helpful, everywhere is well maintained. Loveley sea views. Would certainly recommend The Clifton

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SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Patelders Thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here and the service from our staff. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. Hopefully we will welcome you back to The Clifton in the future. Kind regards Zoe

Berkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights at The Clifton and really enjoyed our stay. It is well located with lovely sea views. The place is kept very clean and smart and the staff were friendly and efficient. We were on half board terms and the food in the restaurant was good. We would happily recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a...

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SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear CastorBerkshire Thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here and the service from our staff. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything from the views to the food served and we extend a warm...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Clifton was a delight, we had a lovely double room that was very clean with a comfortable bed and a lovely shower room. We never used the in house Bistro because we like eating out and had some lovely meals in "Fishermans Cottage" which is situated at the very base of the lovely Shanklin Chine (well...

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SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear Barrie A Thank ypou for taking the time to leave ua a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time here and the service from our staff. As we are always trying to improve our services here, I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the staff. We do have some lovely views across the...

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was as we would have wished..... very good. The whole hotel was freshly decorated and clean.Bed comfortable. The decor interesting and imaginative. The food was excellent and the staff were informative and friendly.

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SaraG2013, Front Office Manager at The Clifton, responded to this review

Dear roncher975 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at The Clifton. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We take pride in producing good quality food that is locally produced when available, Thank...

St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is ideal for the coastal path and a short walk into Shanklin Village. The staff could not be more helpful or friendly. We had a meal in the Bistro which was excellent and had a delicious modern twist. My gluten-free needs were amply catered for, right down to a gluten free biscuit in the room. I can highly...

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Dear Karen D Thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here and the service from our staff. All our staff try and help wherever possible to ensure guests’ stays are as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. We take pride in producing good quality food that is locally produced when available, we like to cater...

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clifton's privileged location on the Shanklin cliff top offers an amazing sea view and makes it an ideal retreat for those in search of tranquility. The stunning view of Shanklin bay can be enjoyed from the lounge and bar, where light meals are available all day. We also cater for gluten free diets. In the award winning cliff top garden you can also take advantage of the fabulous sea view, warm Isle of Wight sunshine, wonderful sea air, and refreshments from the licensed bar. Local is Best……with prime farming land all around us and a host of specialist growers and producers making the most of it, we usually have access to plenty of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, as well as quality fish and meat. The garden opens out to Keats Green and the lovely walk between Shanklin and Sandown (part of the Isle of Wight Coastal Path) with fantastic views across Sandown Bay. This also leads to the famous Shanklin Chine with a pathway down to the sandy beaches. Within easy reach by foot are the picturesque Shanklin Old Village with its thatched roofs, and the beautiful Rylstone Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clifton

Address: 1 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $142 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clifton 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Clifton Hotel Shanklin
Clifton Hotel Shanklin
The Clifton Shanklin, Isle Of Wight, UK
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Shanklin
#2 Luxury Hotel in Shanklin
#4 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
#12 Family Hotel in Shanklin
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“Stairs could be a problem for some people.”
7august, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with the seaview, and preferably on the first flooor”
gilliand397, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Top floor balcony room has lovely sunny, sea views”
roncher975, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“The bay view rooms are worth booking for the wonderful sunrises over the sea.”
Q1762CCkarend, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pick a large room with sea view.”
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