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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Cheap and cheerful hotel. Excellent location, only 5 minutes away from Shanklin town centre and the esplanade. The hotel itself is a little dated & some rooms are better than others (mine had only a bath no shower, TV was tiny etc) but the staff very nice and cleanliness was very good. Breakfast hit the spot. Evening meal was good...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Excellent base for our cricket tour over the Bank Holiday. Great Location. Food very reasonable. Very reasonably priced. Very friendly staff. Bottled Real Ale. Rooms a bit dated but why would you want to pay more. Just the ticket!

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1Thank kevin g
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

So I was on cricket tour and expected a very standard hotel for the cost I was paying, which was a very good price, BUT I was very pleasantly surprised, yes the room (18) size was small, yes the TV was small CRT with no remote, picture not brilliant, but the room was clean, bed was clean, breakfast and evening...

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1Thank Peter-HI
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Stayed here as part of a cricket tour. For the money paid, I have no complaints at all. The staff were very friendly and attentive, and the hotel had a quirky character that I found refreshing compared to most modern hotels. Would not hesitate to use again.

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Thank Richard C
UK
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Over the first bank holiday in May I, along with 27 others, stayed at the Medehamstede Hotel for our annual cricket tour. This was our first tour to the Isle of Wight for many years and possibly the best one I've been on thanks in no small part to the hotel. It's fair to say I was a little apprehensive...

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Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I Spent four nights five days at the Medhamstede we enjoyed everything about it. The location was superb for a walk into the old town of Shanklin or to the beach front. The staff were excellent, fun and friendly nothing was too much trouble. I must commend the chef on her food as it was all fresh...

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1Thank Marie O
Sandown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Selected here as a last minute visit was necessary and wanted "cheap & cheerful". We were not disappointed, good size room with a sea view, friendly staff, excellent breakfast. Perhaps a little tired looking but very clean and tidy.

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1Thank Lynne S
Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2014

we booked a night away with friends and stayed in rooms 51 & 53. The rooms were lovely, clean and spacious and could not fault them. The reception staff and bar staff were excellent are only small thing was when we went into dinner are table wasnt laid up for the 4 of us as we were assured it would...

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MedeManagement, Manager at Medehamstede Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent stay at the Medehamstede. We are pleased that all in all your experience was a good one. Following the unfortunate incident that you describe in your review about seating in the dining room, we have now put in place a better method of communication between reception and...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Myself, my husband and two friends stayed here for 4 days over New Year. We found the hotel excellent. It is a little dated but the service more than compensates for that. All of the staff were friendly and welcoming, the food was piping hot and plentiful, the entertainment was really good, the room was spacious and warm and the...

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MedeManagement, Manager at Medehamstede Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent stay. We are pleased that you had a great time with us. I agree that the Hotel is a little dated and we try and make up for that by offering the best service possible as you have suggested. I shall pass on your comments to our...

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

I had to stay somewhere for a couple of nights while construction work was being done at my home so I did a quick search for affordable hotels locally. I was very pleased to with the value of the hotel and it was nice to have a cooked breakfast included in the room price too. I stayed for just 2...

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MedeManagement, Manager at Medehamstede Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and positive comments regarding the food and service which are much appreciated. Guests can get access to Freeview in the TV lounge and bar areas although we hope to upgrade the bedroom TVs in the future. I admit that the hotel is dated is places and will endeavour to make improvements when we can but...

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A warm welcome awaits you at the Medehamstede Hotel. Our hotel is situated in attractive gardens. Close by is the cliff lift, and the town and the Old Village are withing easy walking distance.We have 52 bedrooms, all en-suite. There are tea/coffee facilities, colour televisions, and some of our rooms offer superb sea views.We have regular entertainment, bingo and quizzes - why not take advantage of our hospitality? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Medehamstede Hotel

Address: 9 Queens Road, Shanklin PO37 6AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $61 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Medehamstede Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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“We stayed in room 57 and had lovely sea views, but a lot of stairs to climb, not any good if you have walking difficulties.”
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“Beware some parts of the hotel have a lot of stairs to the rooms.”
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“If disabled ask for a down stairs room. No lift in Hotel.”
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