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Albert Cottage Hotel

Add Albert Cottage Hotel to your Itinerary


York Avenue
Isle of Wight
PO32 6BD

Tel: 01983 299309

Fax: +44 01983 296046

Albert Cottage Hotel


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • beilby259
    Kenley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Victorian Afternoon Tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th June 2018
    A friend booked afternoon tea for us both. Lovely fresh sandwiches but she had said at time of booking "no meat sandwiches" and two ham and tomato sandwiches were included. However it did not matter... Read full review
  • Kenneth528776
    Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Very comfortable hotel of enormous historical significance
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th June 2018
    We were very fortunate to be allocated the Princess Beatrice suite - spacious bedroom with a vast bathroom & deep, rolltop bathtub. The french windows in the bathroom open on to a a large stone... Read full review
  • ColinMacmillan
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent bedrooms, breakfast and dinner and with very pleasant staff.
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th June 2018
    This hotel is Victorian in architecture but very up to date in the great standard of service. We visited for a short break and were accommodated in a bedroom with en-suite bathroom both very well... Read full review

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double En-suite£119.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Double en-suiteOn Request
Family En-suite£119.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Master/Executive Suite£139.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Double en-suiteOn Request
Twin Ensuitefrom £19.00 to £119.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Also available as:
Twin en-suiteOn Request

*Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Provider Preferences

  • No smoking
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest


  • Accessible Bedrooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Babes in Arms
  • Cot
  • Cot(s) available
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair
  • Highchair(s) available

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • Car parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • On site parking close by

Leisure Facilities

  • Bar
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
  • Golf Course close by


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Early breakfast available
  • Evening meal available on request
  • Full liquor licence
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Packed lunches by arrangement
  • Private dining areas
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Vegans catered for
  • Vegetarians catered for

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • American Express accepted
  • Cash Accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Balcony some rooms
  • Baths some rooms
  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV All Rooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms
  • King sized bed some rooms
  • Radio all rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • 24hr return laundry
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome
  • Event venue
  • Ferry inclusive/ferries can be arranged
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Night Keys
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Patio/Terrace for guests use
  • Photocopier
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Public Telephone
  • Residents lounge open all day
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Internet Access

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Short breaks available
  • Special provisions for walkers
  • Walkers Welcome

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • Polish spoken
  • Russian spoken
  • Ukrainian spoken

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the East Cowes ferry terminal go across mini-roundabout and pass the Post Office on your right hand side.
Follow the road round to the left and start to climb York Avenue.
Take the third turning on your left – New Barn Road -and then turn right immediately through the gap in the silver bollards and through the white gate into our driveway.

From Fishbourne ferry terminal turn right onto Fishbourne Lane B3331 signposted All Traffic
At traffic signals take right hand lane and turn right onto A3054 signposted Newport
Continue along A3054 entering Wootton Bridge
At traffic signals go straight across and up Lushington Hill on A3054 signposted East Cowes.
At roundabout take right hand lane and the 2nd exit (Whippingham Rd) signposted East Cowes A3021
Continue through Whippingham , passing Whippingham School on your left and forward onto York Avenue A3021 entering East Cowes
Go past Prince of Wales Public House on your left and entrance to Osborne House on your right
Postbox on your right – turn immediately right by post box into New Barn Rd and then turn through the gap in the silver bollards into the hotel entrance.

From Yarmouth Ferry Terminal. Upon leaving the ferry at the mini-roundabout go straight ahead onto the A3054 signposted NEWPORT
Pass the Horse and Groom public house at Ningwood
Traffic lights at The New Inn , Shalfleet – go straight ahead
Traffic lights along the Forest Road , keep in the left hand lane and go straight across
Continue along the A3054 entering Newport
As you approach the next (St Marys) roundabout keep in the right hand lane , indicate right and take the 3rd exit onto Medina Way (A3020) signposted Town Centre.
Keep in the left hand lane on the dual carriageway and turn left via a left hand filter lane onto the A3054 signposted Ryde.
Bear left onto the A3054 at traffic lights signposted Ryde and East Cowes.
At next roundabout get in left hand lane , indicate left and take 1st exit to Whippingham signposted (A3021) East Cowes.
Continue along A3021 passing Whippingham School on the left
Pass The Prince of Wales Public House on your left and the entrance to Osborne House on your right
You will see a post box on your right , turn immediately right into New Barn Road and immediately right through the gap in the silver bollards and into the hotel entrance .

Public Transport Directions

From West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry, go through High Street (pass Fountain pub on the left), Shooters Hill, Birmingham Road, Medina Road to the floating bridge to East Cowes and then go straight ahead off the floating bridge , cross over the pedestrian crossing and up York Avenue and take the third turning on the left into New Barn Road and turn right through the silver bollards into the hotel driveway(walking instructions)
No 4 bus operates from the town and ask for the bus stop nearest to the hotel.
From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 4 bus route to East Cowes.(The stop past Osborne House)
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 to Newport and change to No. 5 to East Cowes.(Ask for Osborne House stop and then walk 400 yards and take the next right turn into New Barn Road0
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

Opening Times

High Season (30 May 2018 - 4 Sept 2018)
Mid Season 2 (5 Sept 2018 - 30 Oct 2018)
Low Season 2 (31 Oct 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)
Low Season 1 (4 Jan 2019 - 3 Apr 2019)
Mid Season 1 (4 Apr 2019 - 29 May 2019)

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