The Birkdale

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Guest House

5 Grange Road
Isle of Wight
PO37 6NN

Tel: 01983 862949

Fax: 01983 862949

The Birkdale

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    Recent Reviews:

    • mysterybuff
      Trip Type:
      Perfect Accommodation on Idle of Wight!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 10th August 2019
      Birkdale Guest House was a brilliant choice for us! It is everything you hope for in a guest house: spotlessly clean, comfortable bedroom and huge en-suite bathroom, delicious breakfast, and, best... Read full review
    • 2016-visitorBC
      Hong Kong, China
      Wonderful stay at Birkdale
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 13th August 2019
      My husband and I and two adult children stayed at Birkdale for 3 nights at the end of July and had a wonderful time. Jackie was so helpful and accommodating from allowing us to check in early and... Read full review
    • Sarah D
      A truly lovely guest house on the Isle of Wight
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th October 2019
      This guest house in Shanklin is the best guest house I have ever stayed. Our rooms were immaculate as well as being comfortable and quiet. The breakfasts offer very good variety and set us up... Read full review

    Guide Prices

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
    Double En-Suitefrom £70.00 to £80.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
    Superior Double En-Suite Whirlpoolfrom £80.00 to £90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
    Superior Four Poster Double En-Suitefrom £78.00 to £86.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
    Twin En-Suitefrom £70.00 to £80.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

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



    • Accessible Bedrooms


    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Early breakfast available
    • Serve breakfast
    • Special diets catered for
    • Vegans catered for

    Children & Infants

    • No children allowed

    Establishment Features

    • Adults only
    • Beach / Coast within walking distance
    • Central heating throughout
    • Ferry inclusive/ferries can be arranged
    • Groups welcome
    • Ironing facilities
    • Night Keys
    • No Pets
    • No smoking in dining area
    • Open all year round
    • Open Christmas
    • Open New Year
    • Open on bank holidays
    • Prior Booking Recommended
    • Residents lounge open all day
    • Separate guests' lounge - Residents lounge available.
    • Wireless Internet Access

    Leisure Facilities

    • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
    • Golf Course close by
    • Spa Bath - In one room.

    Parking & Transport

    • Bus stop within walking distance
    • Car parking
    • Free parking
    • Off-road parking
    • On site parking
    • Railway station within walking distance
    • Secure cycle parking

    Payment Methods

    • Cash Accepted
    • Diners Club accepted - International
    • JCB accepted
    • Maestro Accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Preferences

    • No smoking
    • Non smoking establishment

    Room / Unit Features

    • Baths some rooms
    • CD player some rooms
    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • Digital TV All Rooms
    • DVD Player some rooms
    • Four poster bed some rooms
    • Four poster beds available
    • Ground floor bedrooms available
    • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
    • King sized bed some rooms
    • Queen sized beds some rooms
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Satellite TV all rooms
    • Shaver Point/s
    • Showers all rooms
    • Spa bath some rooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
    • Video some rooms

    Specialist Features

    • Baggage delivery for walkers
    • Cyclists welcome
    • Short breaks available
    • Walkers Welcome

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From East Cowes ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin, within Shanklin "the old village" turn right by the Rock Shop.
    From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport as above.
    From Fishbourne ferry, A3054 to Ryde, along Esplanade, follow road (A3055 to Sandown), A3055 to Shanklin, within Shanklin "the old village" turn right by Rock Shop.

    Public Transport Directions

    From Ryde: please either visit the train station annexed to the Catamaran or travel on the No. 2 or 3 bus route
    From West Cowes: No. 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 2 or 3
    From Yarmouth: No. 7 to Newport and change to No. 2 or 3
    For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).


    • 4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation
    • 4 Visit England Stars Guest House
    4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation 4 Visit England Stars Guest House


    • Visit England Awards -Annual Silver Annual Silver 2018
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Ferry Discount Available Ferry Discount Available 2019
    • Visit Isle of Wight AwardGreen Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 Green Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 2019

    Opening Times

    Opening (1 Mar 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Closed (1 Jan 2020 - 28 Feb 2020)

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