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The Birkdale

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18/07/2017 19/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far the best guest house we have ever stayed in. Jackie and Bill treated us like family. The accommodation is on a par with a 4star hotel and spotlessly clean, bed very comfortable.The breakfast is all you would wish it to be with a great selection.If you are thinking of staying in Shanklin Old Village,this has got to be...

Thank Gerry G
Medstead, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from our annual visit to the Isle of Wight and our 6th stay at the Birkdale. Bill and Jackie are wonderful hosts, nothing is too much trouble and they really do think of everything. We are greeted like old friends every time and absolutely love our stays with them. With just 7 beautiful rooms, you really do get...

Thank Debbie B
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just returned from a Fabulous long weekend, staying at the Birkdale, our room was lovely and very clean everything you could possibly need was provided, room was very clean and bright, the shower was brilliant and powerful, bed was comfy and clean, breakfast was really nice and once again everything on the menu you could possibly desire, from...

Thank oxo4sandra
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Bed and Breakfast - which was clean and comfortable. The breakfast offered was well cooked - with lots of choice. Added benefit of parking - within a couple minutes walking distance of old Shanklin. Really friendly hosts - thank you!

Thank craig_lissaman
Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great b&b, clean and comfortable, excellent breakfast , lots of choice, hot or cold and large portions to set you up for the day. Has the added benefit of parking. There are some very decent resturants within walking distance as well. Thanks to our hosts for a great stay.

Thank Drivealot12
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, Mrs Davies and I honeymooned on the Isle of Wight some years ago, it's a place both of us love and return to time after time. This year the Birkdale popped up on search engines when i looked for accommodation and I thought I'd take a peak..... An absolutely outstanding find imho, Bill & Jackie made us feel welcome...

Thank Duncan462
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was perfect. Hospitality of owners was amazing. Nice and comfy design of rooms, spacy rooms with high ceilings. New and stylish furniture. Fresh repair and excellent cleaning. A lot of variants of hot breakfasts cooked specially for you: English, Birkdale breakfasts, kipper (smoked fish), Scotts porridge, etc. Near the hotel - footpath with beatiful landscapes and wild flowers...

1Thank Михаил Е
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were greeted with a cup of tea and friendly reception by the owners. We had the ground floor twin bedroom ( for elderly mother) which was small but perfectly adequate for us and also clean, comfortable and pleasantly furnished. For the price we paid were very surprised at the high standard and so we would come back again.

Thank JaneAllen46
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We have just enjoyed our second visit to the Birkdale and as before nothing could have been better. The room was absolutely lovely,the bathroom had both a bath and large shower and heated towel rail, the king sized bed was lovely and comfortable and the decor and furnishings are better than some expensive hotels we have stayed in. Everything is...

Thank Patricia I
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The number of reviews that said The Birkdale was excellent is what persuaded me to book there. So few bad reviews, it couldn't be that good, could it? Well actually, if anything, they undersold it. If there's a better guest house, I'd love to see it. From a warm welcome to immaculate and sympathetically appointed rooms and en-suites to breakfast,...

1Thank Steve H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Birkdale

Address: 5 Grange Road | Shanklin Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $112 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Birkdale 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Our room round floor, the area is very quiet, never heard any noise, although only a short walk to excellent Bars and Restaurants.”
oxo4sandra, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room double bed on ground floor was perfect and silent with good wifi.”
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“All the rooms are nice on the first floor, and there are three ground floor rooms as well.”
770patriciai, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms on the ground floor if you have mobility problems.”
271traceyp, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms that we saw were lovely.”
770patriciai, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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