Albert Cottage Hotel

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York Avenue
Isle of Wight
PO32 6BD

Tel: 01983 299309

Outside view of Albert Cottage Hotel, East Cowes, Isle of Wight



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • 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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    Recent Reviews:

    • AimtoSeeEverything
      Petersfield, United Kingdom
      What a find!
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 6th June 2022
      How perfect for the Jubilee weekend! On the grounds of the Osbourne estate this was once guest accommodation. Apparently recently bought by its current owners and being renovated. It’s a fantastic... Read full review
    • BG0608
      Trip Type:
      Great food & Staff
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 3rd July 2022
      Had Sunday lunch in the restaurant, had pink beef noodle starter, Roast Beef main and Pavlova for pudding, each course was well presented and delicious. Portion size was vey good, the staff were... Read full review
    • mikehA2025MD
      Absolute joke of an establishment
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th July 2022
      Staff clearly not trained properly. Rude management, overheard treating staff very poorly. Was very under-staffed during visit, had to wait almost an hour for below quality food. Was told this place... 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.



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


    • 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

    Children & Infants

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

    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 discount available
    • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Ironing facilities
    • LGBT Friendly
    • 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

    Languages spoken

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

    Leisure Facilities

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

    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

    Payment Methods

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

    Provider Preferences

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

    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

    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

    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 visit the Southern Vectis website - 

    Opening Times

    High Season (30 May 2022 - 4 Sept 2022)
    Mid Season 2 (5 Sept 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)
    Low Season 2 (31 Oct 2022 - 23 Dec 2022)
    Low Season 1 (4 Jan 2023 - 3 Apr 2023)
    Mid Season 1 (4 Apr 2023 - 29 May 2023)

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