The Rowborough

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32 Arthurs Hill
Isle Of Wight
PO37 6EX

Tel: 01983 866072

The Rowborough - Bed & Breakfast, Isle of Wight

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5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Traveler's Choice
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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Recent Reviews:

  • Susan P
    Trip Type:
    Relaxing Short Break
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th July 2019
    Stayed for four very relaxing nights. Michelle, Caroline and Brian are all very welcoming, friendly and provide great service. The whole place is exceptionally clean and our room was comfortable with... Read full review
  • NickP001
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Another Home from Home Holiday
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th July 2019
    3 years since our last visit and nothing has changed ~ the lovely warm greeting, spotless hotel, very tasty home cooking, all points attended to including the booking of the Ferry. Nothing for us to... Read full review
  • annshorney
    North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Friendly comfortable and very clean
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th July 2019
    We have stayed with Michelle and family 3 times before nothing is too much trouble ,always welcoming and friendly.we always have to shed a few pounds after the lovely food we eat .The rooms are well... Read full review

Guide Prices

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

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



  • 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 5 years. No babies or Infants
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Minimum age 5 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 inclusive/ferries can be arranged - 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 or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).


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


  • 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

Opening (12 Apr 2019 - 27 Oct 2019)
Closed (28 Oct 2019 - 1 Mar 2020)

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