The Clifton

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Guest House

1 Queens Road
Isle of Wight
PO37 6AN

Tel: 01983 863015

Isle of Wight, Accommodation, The Clifton, Shanklin, Garden and Frontage



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

    • Shelley E
      A relaxing stay at the Clifton hotel
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th October 2023
      This place is like home from home. We were given a free upgrade to a seaview bay room top floor and the view was fantastic. I spent all the time sitting in the window enjoying the view and the peace... Read full review
    • Alison L
      Loughborough, United Kingdom
      A very relaxing comforatable stay.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 16th October 2023
      Superb location next to Shanklin Chine, very homely, breakfasts delicious, plenty of hot water and beds comfortable. This hotel is even in Bradshaw's guide so has seen much over the years but still... Read full review
    • Jane C
      London, United Kingdom
      Lovely stay at The Clifton
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 4th November 2023
      A very enjoyable and comfortable stay at The Clifton. We chose the Balcony Bay View room giving great sea views and an inviting balcony. The room provided all we needed plus a very comfortable... Read full review

    Guide Prices

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
    Balcony Bay View Double£99.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Bay View Double En-Suite£89.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Cosy Sea View Double En-Suite£69.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Premier Suite£115.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Single En-suite£98.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
    Standard Deluxe En-Suite£89.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Standard Double En-Suite£69.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
    Standard Twin En-Suite£69.00 per person per night (breakfast included)

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



    • Disabled Parking
    • Disabled persons toilet
    • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
    • Ramp / Level Access


    • Bar
    • Cafe
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Early breakfast available
    • Full liquor licence
    • Meals served all day - Café Menu served 11am - 8pm
    • Outdoor eating area
    • Packed lunches by arrangement
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve lunch
    • Special diets catered for
    • Vegetarians catered for

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum Age 11

    Establishment Features

    • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
    • Central heating throughout
    • Children aged 12yrs+ welcome
    • Faxing facilities
    • Ferry discount available
    • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
    • Garden/patio for guests' use
    • Groups welcome
    • Ironing facilities
    • Licensed for alcohol
    • No Pets
    • Open on bank holidays
    • Patio/Terrace for guests use
    • Photocopier
    • Prior Booking Recommended
    • Residents lounge open all day
    • Wireless Internet Access

    Leisure Facilities

    • Cycle Hire - Local company cycle delivery to hotel
    • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
    • Golf Course close by

    Parking & Transport

    • Bus stop within walking distance - Just outside hotel
    • Car parking
    • Free parking
    • On Site Car Parking
    • On site parking
    • Railway station within 5 miles
    • Railway station within walking distance
    • Secure cycle parking - Secure sheds to hold approx 30 cycles

    Payment Methods

    • BACS Accepted
    • Cash Accepted
    • Delta
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro
    • Maestro Accepted
    • MasterCard
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Special group rates
    • Visa
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Preferences

    • Non smoking establishment
    • Seafront

    Room / Unit Features

    • All rooms non-smoking
    • Balcony some rooms
    • Baths some rooms
    • Colour television in all bedrooms
    • Hairdryer all rooms
    • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
    • Internet access all rooms
    • King sized bed some rooms
    • Mini bar some rooms
    • Queen sized beds some rooms
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Satellite TV all rooms
    • Sea View some rooms
    • Shaver Point/s
    • Showers all rooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
    • Tea and coffee making all rooms

    Specialist Features

    • Baggage Storage
    • Cyclists welcome
    • Short breaks available
    • Special provisions for cyclists - Visit England Cyclists welcome scheme
    • Special provisions for walkers - Visit England Walkers welcome scheme
    • Walkers Welcome

    Travel & Trade

    • Group discounts available
    • Packed lunches available
    • Wi-fi available


    • The Clifton Video

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From East Cowes ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin.
    From Fishbourne ferry, A3054 to Ryde, straight along Esplanade to boating lake, follow road round onto A3055 to Sandown, A3055 to Shanklin.
    From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin.

    Public Transport Directions

    For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website -


    • 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation
    4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation


    • Visit England Awards -Annual Silver Annual Silver 2019
    • Visit England Awards -Cyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome 2019
    • Visit England Awards -Walkers Welcome Walkers Welcome 2019
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Ferry Discount Available Ferry Discount Available
    • Visit England Awards -Visit England Breakfast Award 2019 Visit England Breakfast Award 2019 2019
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
    • Visit Isle of Wight AwardCyclists Welcome - Wheel of Approval Cyclists Welcome - Wheel of Approval 2022

    Opening Times

    Opening 2024 (13 Mar 2024 - 8 Nov 2024)

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