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Halifax
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I can only endorse the positive comments made by previous contributors. The Athol House is friendly, clean, good value, and only a hundred yards from the sea front at Douglas. A full breakfast is available, and will set you up for the day. It's a great base to explore Douglas, and the rest of this fascinating island.

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We like to think we always do our best for every guest - we are glad you enjoyed your stay

Warwickshire
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Good location very near the esplanade and within easy walking distance of the main part of the town, bars, restaurants and shops. Clean room and comfortable bed. Very helpful and friendly staff. Didn't try the breakfast but it smelt good.

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful comments - we hope to welcome you back soon.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights to see a show at the gaiety theater and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Athol House, Breakfast was served quickly and was very delicious and plentiful and also room was big and clean and spotless to high standards should be a 4 star, Also Nathan the Manager accompianed our needs and was a very...

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging comments we are so glad you enjoyed your stay so much

Manchester
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The room is quite big and warm. We can see the sea through the window!The hotel is close to the street where food and shops can be found. Also not far from the steam train station and sea terminal. It should be a nice choice for a group of friends to spend a holiday~

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We also love our location as we are very central.

Hyde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Lovely friendly staff , very clean and comfortable , rooms cleaned towels changed daily , had a lovely few days stayed on the rock visiting family , would definatley stay here again ,didn't put us off being on the top floor either was nice and quiet .thank you

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you Samantha for your positive comments - we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We have a Victorian building set over three floors and we do not have a lift we always try to place guests on the lowest available floor if requested.

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I was only in the Island for one night and needed comfortable and convenient accommodation not too far from the Sea ~Terminal and convenient for the centre of Douglas. Athol House met my needs in every way with clean and comfortable accommodation and a great welcome from the management. I would certainly stay there again.

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

We are so pleased your stay was a great one - we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

So. I look up bed and breakfast hotels - because I wanted bed AND breakfast, up comes Athol House 'a family run bed and breakfast', I go to the price and availability page and it sends me to Booking.com in the description it says 'a home cooked breakfast is served each morning...' - this looks fine, just what I want,...

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

We would like to invite anyone reading this review to view our listing on Booking.com where they will clearly see breakfast is listed as £7.50 extra. It is right next to the button you click to "book" the room in large black lettering so not a secret at all!!!! We feel it is a shame the lady was confused by...

Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The Athol House is lovely, set in an old period building. The rooms are spotlessly clean and the host Ashley is fantastic! She is very friendly and efficient, the service is 110%. I have been staying at the Athol for several nights a month or more since Nov 2015 and I receive a fantastic warm welcome on every arrival!

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We love what we do and we are glad it shows.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The property is old but unusually well-kept. My single room was smallish but spotlessly clean with a good-sized bathroom, huge fluffy towel and very comfortable bed. The host Ashley (I hope I have her spelling correct) was charming and very helpful. Didn't have time for breakfast. Very close to promenade and shops. For my overnighter purposes, it was perfect.

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S C, General Manager at Athol House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us so much Kind Regards, Shirley (Proprietor)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The proprietor (Gloria) was friendly, welcoming and helpful, the location is not far from the promenade and ferry terminal, which makes it convenient for those arriving on the ferry. On the downside though: The location makes parking a little difficult, with 2 or 4 hours parking restrictions around the area. Also, there's no "do not disturb sign" so room was...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A clean, comfortable Guest house ideally situated in central Douglas opposite the Villa Marina complex and Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Athol House

Address: 3 Sherwood Terrace, Douglas IM2 4EN
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $58 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“If your not good on your legs then request you don't get the top floor as there is no lifts but does state that”
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“No comment here. My room was very comfortable”
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