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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      5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Gill W
      Trip Type:
      Another great stay
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 1st July 2019
      Our fourth visit to the Birkdale Guesthouse in the heart of Shanklin, need we say more? Thank you so much Jackie and Bill for another really enjoyable stay. Everything was perfect yet again and the... Read full review
    • frogfrench1
      Grimsby, United Kingdom
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      Highly recommend
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
      This a wonderful adult only guest house. Superbly clean and well presented. Friendly and attentive hosts... and second to none breakfasts. In a prime location close to restaurants in the high street... Read full review
    • Margaret B
      Trip Type:
      Choose somewhere else
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 8th July 2019
      I know the reviews have been good but I think this must have been better in the past. There are plenty of other places. I would rather have some kind of view other than a converted church (dance... 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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