The Rowborough

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32 Arthurs Hill
SHANKLIN
Isle Of Wight
PO37 6EX

Tel: 01983 866072

The Rowborough - Bed & Breakfast, Isle of Wight

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Traveler's Choice
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    310
  • Very Good
    20
  • Average
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • RodBlondin
    Pretoria, South Africa
    Top Notch
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019
    Row, row Rowborough, Michelle, Caroline and co, Row, row, Rowborough, Glad to come, but SAD to go! A smashing place to stay - wonderful hosts, great food, most helpful, well appointed and only wish... Read full review
  • JeWeBe19
    Relaxing holiday.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 23rd October 2019
    Michelle and Caroline were very helpful and considerate (Michelle picked me up from the station when I arrived as it was raining) They took into account all my food allergies and preferences, even... Read full review
  • PortalNous22
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very Lucky break !
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 27th October 2019
    We needed a Fri/Sat as our main hotel only had weekdays so we moved here. Luckily they had one space to fill so - perfect ! Great welcome, courteous & friendly Caroline & Michelle were perfect hosts... Read full review

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
9
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en-suite Roomfrom £35.00 to £45.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
Family En-suite Room x 4from £35.00 to £45.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
Single - private bathroom Roomfrom £35.00 to £45.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
Triple En-suite Roomfrom £35.00 to £45.00 per person per night (breakfast included)

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

Facilities

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Early breakfast available - By prior arrangement only. No service before 7am.
  • Full liquor licence - Full Bar serving wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks. Open all day until 11pm.
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Special diets catered for - Please advise at time of booking
  • Vegans catered for - Please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarians catered for - Please advise at time of booking

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum age 10 years. No babies or Infants
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Minimum age 10 years. No babies or Infants accepted

Establishment Features

  • Beach / Coast within walking distance - 10 minutes walk or 2 minutes drive
  • Central heating throughout
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - Small dogs only by prior arrangement in a limited number of rooms. Daily charge of £5.00 applicable.
  • Dogs welcome - Small dogs only by prior arrangement in a limited number of rooms. £5.00 daily charge applicable.
  • Ferry discount available - Preferred rates with Red Funnel and Wight Link. Ask at time of booking. Full payment required.
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities - On request. Free of charge
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol - Residents only until 11pm daily.
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open on bank holidays - No supplements for Bank Holidays.
  • Patio/Terrace for guests use
  • Pets accepted - Small dogs only by prior arrangement in a limited number of rooms. £5.00 daily charge.
  • Pets accepted by arrangement - Small dogs only in a limited number of rooms. £5.00 daily charge applicable.
  • Photocopier - On request. Charges apply
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Non refundable deposit required at time of booking. Full payment required if booking less than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Residents lounge open all day
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Smokers welcome - No smoking except for in the gardens
  • Wireless Internet Access - Free throughout the building.

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance - 10 minutes walk into village

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance - Number 3 bus stops outside hotel
  • Free parking - on a first come first served basis. 5 spaces available.
  • Off-road parking - Residential area. No permits required. Free of charge
  • On site parking - On a first come first served basis. Spaces for 5 cars only. Residential area no permits or charges applicable.
  • Railway station within walking distance - 5 minutes walk. Courtesy transport available to and from hotel by prior arrangement only.

Payment Methods

  • Cash Accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard - No credit card charges
  • MasterCard accepted - No credit card charges
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa - No credit card charges
  • Visa accepted - No credit card charges

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - On local bus route and 5 minutes away from Shanklin railway station.. 10 minutes walk into the town or down to the beach.
  • Non smoking establishment - Smoking permitted in the Gardens only.

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths some rooms - Room 4 - Adult only Double. Room 9 Large double, garden facing, minimum stays apply.
  • Colour television in all bedrooms - Flat screen tv with free view and dvd facility
  • Digital TV All Rooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms - With the tv
  • Ground floor bedrooms available - One available. Mobility friendly only. No wheelchair accessibility
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms - Free WIFI in all Guest rooms.
  • Radio all rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms - Radio Alarm clock
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers all rooms - Two are shower over bath
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms - Tea/ Coffee/ Hot Chocolate and welcome biscuit. Replenished daily.
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms
  • Trouser press some rooms - Room 9 only.

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Short breaks available
  • Walkers Welcome

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right 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 contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

Gradings

  • 4 AA Silver Stars - Guest Accommodation
4 AA Silver Stars - Guest Accommodation

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Travellers' Choice TripAdvisor - Travellers' Choice 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Ferry Discount Available Ferry Discount Available 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor Hall of Fame - 2019 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame - 2019 2019

Opening Times

Closed (28 Oct 2019 - 8 Mar 2020)
Opening (9 Mar 2020 - 25 Oct 2020)

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