The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

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Guest House

10 St Georges Road
SHANKLIN
Isle of Wight
PO37 6BA

Tel: 01983 862333

The Swiss Cottage Shanklin outside front of building, Isle of Wight, accommodation

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5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • GreenLeader Gold
  • Traveler's Choice
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    322
  • Very Good
    24
  • Average
    3
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • Nigel D
    Vacation 2019
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th October 2019
    This year we again visited the Swiss Cottage for two weeks, we have made this trip for four years in a row. The warm welcome, the friendly hotel and the excellent breakfasts make for a memorable... Read full review
  • angieburke1
    Brandon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Short stay
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 11th October 2019
    We stayed for 4 days beginning of july .room nice and clean But were treated like naughty children by christine as if you were early you were told off .if you asked for another drink but she had... Read full review
  • mark2337
    A lovely holiday, and Swiss Cottage was a big part of that.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th October 2019
    If you are looking for a lovely, friendly hotel that serves the greatest breakfast in a location really handy for the seafront and the pituresque town of town of Shanklin. Where nothing is to much... Read full review

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
10
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
1 x Family Suite with En-suite Shower Room - Comprising of Two Rooms for 2 Adults in a Double & 1 Child aged 10 to 15 years in the annex on a sofa bed - Please Phone us for your families requirements?£115.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
1 x Family Suite with En-suite Shower Room - Comprising of Two Rooms for 2 Adults in a Double & 2 Children aged 10 to 15 years in a twin room - Please phone us for your families requirements?£162.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
1 x Twin Room with Sole use of a Private Bathroom - Please phone us directly to receive 10% discount for Senior Citizens and any Last Minute Offers?£37.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
2 x Twin Bedrooms with En-suite Bath or Shower Room - Please phone us directly to receive 10% Discount for Senior Citizens in Mid Season or our 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Offer in March to May and October/November£41.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
5 x Double Bedrooms with En-suite Bath or Shower Room - Please phone us directly to receive 10% Discount for Senior Citizens in Mid Season or our 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Offer in March to May and October/November£41.00 per person per night (breakfast included)

*We offer all our rooms on a per person basis.
If staying on your own there is a single supplement of £11 for a Twin En Suite & £22 for a Double En Suite per night for the room in our High Season. (However please note that we do not have any small single rooms but are all normal/large double or twin sized rooms)
Senior Citizens over the age of 65 will receive a 10% reduction from our Adults rates in our Mid Season.
Extra 10% supplement for all Bank Holidays & Festival Weekends.
Adults/Seniors - call us to check out our Short Break Special Offers on '4 nights for the price of 3' on B & B basis in March, April, May or Oct/Nov for Only £123 per person or £246 per couple or £200 or £323 to include the Car Ferry!.
Or come and stay longer and try our '7 Nights Break' on Bed & Breakfast in June/July & Sept for £287 for Mid Season & £315 for High Season.
Adult & Senior Prices range from £37 to £50 based on Bed & Breakfast depending on the season
Sorry we do not have the facilities to cater for Children under the age of 10 years (no cots/high chairs)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Bedrooms - Please have a look at our Accessibility Statement for further guidance on our web site
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Ramp / Level Access - Level Access to all areas

Catering

  • Bar - We now operate an honesty bar when we are not around so you can enjoy a drink when you want one!
  • Cater for vegetarians - Please notify us by indicating this on your booking form
  • Early breakfast available
  • Full liquor licence
  • Packed lunches by arrangement - At Extra Cost
  • Serve breakfast - Try our range of Cereals, Yoghurts, Juices and Fruit before going onto your Full English Lighter option or Kippers, followed by Tea/Coffee and Toast to set you up for the day!
  • Special diets catered for
  • Vegetarians catered for - Please advise us when booking

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Minimum child age of 10 years accepted.
  • Children's Meals - Separate Children's menu is available for smaller portions
  • Children's videos/DVDs available - In another TV Lounge upstairs
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Two Family Suites with separate bedrooms within the suite for parents and children in either bunk beds or twin beds for your privacy

Establishment Features

  • Beach / Coast within walking distance - Beach/Coast less than 2 minutes walk away
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Central heating throughout - Operated at around 19-21 degrees for your comfort
  • Children aged 12yrs+ welcome - Over 10 years of age
  • Ferry discount available - Red Funnel & Wight Services available at discounted prices!
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - To sit out in and unwind with a cool drink from the bar!
  • Groups welcome
  • Ironing facilities
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Night Keys
  • No Pets
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open on bank holidays - 15% Extra Charge for Bank Holidays/Festivals Weekends ie £6 Extra pppn
  • Patio/Terrace for guests use
  • Photocopier
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Due to Occupancy Rates of over 80%
  • Radio in lounge
  • Residents lounge open all day
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Single Sex groups welcome
  • Wireless Internet Access - Free Wi Fi Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding / pony trekking
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance - Numerous local Restaurants within easy walking distance in Shanklin
  • Fitness facilities close by
  • Golf Course close by
  • Swimming Pool close by

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance - No 2 & 3 Bus stops less than 5 minutes walk away to go to Newport or Ryde
  • Courtesy Transport by arrangement - Courtesy Transport to Shanklin Railway & Bus Station
  • Courtesy transport to and from airport
  • Free parking - St Georges Road is a Free parking road
  • Off-road parking - 6 marked bays on our Forecourt
  • On site parking
  • Railway station within walking distance - Less than 10 minute walk away

Payment Methods

  • BACS Accepted
  • Cash Accepted
  • Cheques accepted
  • Special group rates - Discounted Rates for Groups of 10 and above. Payment by Cash Cheque or Free Bank Transfe

Provider Preferences

  • Country house - Old Victorian House built in 1866
  • No smoking
  • Non smoking establishment

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths some rooms
  • Broadband
  • CD Player all rooms
  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV
  • Digital TV All Rooms
  • Drying facilities
  • DVD player all rooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available - Two Double rooms and a family suite
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms
  • Radio all rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Satellite TV - In our bar lounge
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms - Plus Hot Chocolate and Horlicks, Herbal and fruit Teas as well as Decaff! Tea & Coffee
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms
  • Trouser press some rooms
  • Video some rooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings - Low season
  • Baggage delivery for walkers
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - We aim to be Enviromentally friendly so that we ask guests that linen is changed once a week towels every 3 days this helps and saves on frequent washing and energy use.
  • Short breaks available - Stay for 4 Nights for the price of 3 on B & B basis in April, May or October and get one night free for only £120. Short Break stays are welcome the rest of the year
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers - Safe, secure rooms and local area for lone travellers to be at ease.
  • Walkers Welcome

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - Ten to Thirty Children
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Room / Unit Features: 1 x Family Suite with En-suite Shower Room - Comprising of Two Rooms for 2 Adults in a Double & 1 Child aged 10 to 15 years in the annex on a sofa bed - Please Phone us for your families requirements?

  • Size in square meters - Room 1 Family suite is approx 7.32 x 2.74 m Room 8 Family Suite is approx 4.88 x 5.79 m

Payment Methods: 1 x Family Suite with En-suite Shower Room - Comprising of Two Rooms for 2 Adults in a Double & 2 Children aged 10 to 15 years in a twin room - Please phone us for your families requirements?

  • BACS Accepted
  • Size in square meters - Room 1 Family suite is approx 7.32 x 2.74 m Room 8 Family Suite is approx 4.88 x 5.79 m

Room / Unit Features: 1 x Twin Room with Sole use of a Private Bathroom - Please phone us directly to receive 10% discount for Senior Citizens and any Last Minute Offers?

  • Size in square meters - Although this is our smallest room only 10 sqm, it is let out as a single or a twin and a hence our cheapest room.

Payment Methods: 2 x Twin Bedrooms with En-suite Bath or Shower Room - Please phone us directly to receive 10% Discount for Senior Citizens in Mid Season or our 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Offer in March to May and October/November

  • BACS Accepted
  • Size in square meters - Room 11 is approx 3.66 x 3.66 m Room 6 is approx 3.05 x 5.18 m

Payment Methods: 5 x Double Bedrooms with En-suite Bath or Shower Room - Please phone us directly to receive 10% Discount for Senior Citizens in Mid Season or our 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Offer in March to May and October/November

  • BACS Accepted
  • Size in square meters - All our doubles vary in size and shape but are generally all in excess of 13 to 17 sqm

Video

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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.
Please note Island Roads have now started a monumental 7 year plan to resurface every road/change lighting, pathways etc on the Island, so you may find some diversions in place until the year 2020.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please visit www.islandbuses.info/

Special Offers

  •  25% Discount off Public Ferry Prices

    Come and stay at The Swiss Cottage and we will obtain for you the best discounted ferry price we can with either Red Funnel or Wightlink from any ferry port.

    Call Keith & Christine on 01983 862333 or email info@swiss-cottage.co.uk to check our availability or look at our website www.swiss-cottage.co.uk for more details.

    Please mention Visit Isle of Wight when enquiring.

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Complimentary Gift for those Celebrating a Special Birthday, Honeymoon or Wedding Anniversary

    Whatever your celebration, we shall go that extra mile to make your occasion a more memorable one.

    So please advise us prior to your booking of your special day and we will personally give you a complimentary bouquet of flowers or a box of chocolates, a bottle of wine or fizz to celebrate your special day.

    Ladies why not pamper yourself before your special night; we can arrange appointments for you at the best hairdressers or maybe a manicure/pedicure, a relaxing massage at a local Beauty Lounge in the town.

    We can recommend and book for you some fabulous restaurants nearby to celebrate your special occasion.

    Call Keith & Christine on 01983 862333 or email info@swiss-cottage.co.uk to check our availability or look at our website www.swiss-cottage.co.uk for more details. Please mention Visit Isle of Wight when enquiring.

    Offer link: Hotels & Bed and Breakfasts

  • 20% Discount

    Children over the age of 10 years, get approximately 20% discount from our standard prices, so if you want to treat the kids over the half term holidays in a large family suite of two rooms for two adults and one child it will be £115 per night or a family of four £146 per night (£126 and £162 in high season and Summer holidays) and this includes our scrumptious breakfast, unlike the Premier Inn which is extra!

    Call Keith & Christine on 01983 862333 or email info@swiss-cottage.co.uk to check our availability or look at our website www.swiss-cottage.co.uk for more details. Please mention Visit Isle of Wight when enquiring.

    Offer link: Hotels & Bed and Breakfasts

Gradings

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

Awards

  • Visit England Awards -Annual Silver Annual Silver 2019
  • Green Tourism Business Scheme -Green Business Gold Green Business Gold 2014
  • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008
  • Visit England Awards -Breakfast Breakfast 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Travellers' Choice TripAdvisor - Travellers' Choice 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - GreenLeaders Gold Level TripAdvisor - GreenLeaders Gold Level 2014
  • Tourism South East Award -2014/15 Awards for Excellence 2014/15 Awards for Excellence 2014
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Ferry Discount Available Ferry Discount Available 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor Green Leaders Award TripAdvisor Green Leaders Award 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - GreenLeaders Gold TripAdvisor - GreenLeaders Gold 2016
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019
  • Visit Isle of Wight AwardGreen Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 Green Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 2019

Opening Times

Closed (2 Nov 2019 - 28 Feb 2020)
Open (29 Feb 2020 - 27 Nov 2020)
MondayOpen
TuesdayOpen
WednesdayOpen
ThursdayOpen
FridayOpen
SaturdayOpen
SundayOpen
Bank HolidayOpen
Closed (28 Nov 2020 - 26 Feb 2021)

* We are open most of the year but will obviously close out of main season if we do not have any guests.
However Groups are more than welcome out of the main season for local weddings, parties, bands & entertainers etc who are appearing locally

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