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Bognor Regis
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this hotel today for a family function and had an average experience overall. The hotel overall was very clean and well presented - lounge space is somewhat limited though and we had to sit in what was really the foyer until other guests arrived. Food overall was not bad for a largish catering event although it took quite...

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AMGino, General Manager at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we were very pleased to be able to host this 50th wedding anniversary lunch. Glad to hear that overall you had a pleasant day. Kind regards Gill

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been travelling to the Channel View, Shanklin, several times a year over the past 15 years. We were initially looking for a hotel to accommodate 6 couples during the two day annual classic car event held in September. Where do we start when describing our experiences during our stays. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the food excellent with...

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ChannelViewHotel, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review which starts the year off really well. Your compliments and lovely words mean a lot to us and we are so pleased you continue to enjoy and return to the hotel. It is guests like yourselves that make our job so rewarding it is always pleasure have you here. Happy New Year to you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This hotel is in a good location just a short walk down to the seafront. Most staff were friendly and helpful. Food was good, apart from vegetarian options. However the milk was off a couple of times during our stay, so maybe better checks on storage and dates are needed. Lovely warm pool, which is small, but we had it...

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ChannelViewHotel, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, overall it seems you enjoyed your stay. We note your suggestion about the towels, sorry to hear about the milk hopefully that was rectified quickly at the time. With regard to our vegetarian options we search for recipes all the time most of the dishes we serve are guest's suggestions/recipes we would be pleased to...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stayed here for business and found the staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms are nice and some have lovely sea views. Shanklin beach and sea front is very classic British seaside, great for families. Breakfast was hearty and again service was great. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a lovely seaside holiday and a classic English hotel.

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ChannelViewHotel, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review great words and for recommending the about the hotel. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Merry Christmas Gill

Cantley, Norfolk, UK
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have just returned from a festive break at this hotel and cannot praise the staff, food and facilities highly enough. The entire staff (reception, restaurant, bar and cleaning) were very friendly and efficient. The rooms spacious, clean and comfortable. There were varied options for breakfast and dinner and the food was excellently cooked and served. Although our coach was...

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AMGino, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your pre Christmas break experience at Channel View, it is pleasing to hear you enjoyed your stay. Your words about the staff, the cleanliness and the food are good to hear. Merry Christmas to you. Regards Gill

Isle of Wight
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Check in was easy, very friendly and helpful staff. We stayed overnight for a social event and the food was good, especially given they were catering for 100 people. We had a sea view room which was spacious, clean, and comfortable. The food at breakfast was good, as was the service. The hotel is in a lovely location and I...

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ChannelViewHotel, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments about the hotel, food, service and for recommending us. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay. All the best Gill

Kent
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Can't really fault the hotel as such. Nice big room, big comfy bed and a great view of the channel. Problem was there was a coachload of "Turkey and Tinsel" revellers at the hotel and just two other "independent" couples, so at meal times it was manic and when the "T&T's" went out on a trip deserted. The "T&T's" had...

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AMGino, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you did not enjoy our Pre Christmas break, as with many hotels in the off season it is a way of encouraging business. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the room and the view hopefully you found something enjoyable to eat other than turkey from the choice on our menu. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Gill

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel was very clean an warm ,pool very good,an breakfast an service very good.staff very friendly.lovely views of sea an beach just a stone's throw away.close to all amenities would recommend this hotel again.

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AMGino, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

A lovely review thank you for recommending us hope to see you again. Kind regards Gill

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have just celebrated our Golden Wedding Anniversary at the Channel View. We, being our whole family, children and grandchildren- 10 of us in total. We received a very warm,friendly and genuine welcome and were shown to our rooms-57(the one in the brochure) 61 (a triple) and 62 (the lovely family room -1 double and 3 singles) and all rooms...

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AMGino, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased you and your family choose Channel View for your special anniversary it was a pleasure to have you all here. Your review is full of compliments about the hotel we are pleased it all went well for you at your special time. Thank you for telling everyone about your visit. Hope to see you again. Kind regards...

Oxford
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a lovely room with great sea views.It was excellent. The hotel is perfect for a walk along the promenade or a stroll into Shanklin. Everywhere is either up or down a hill but if you're okay with that you'll have a great time.

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AMGino, Owner at The Channel View Hotel, responded to this review

Our records date back to 1901 but it must of been a hotel before that it is hard to imagine how many people have stayed here in that time. It is wonderful that you enjoyed your stay and your review is just great. Thank you Gill

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Channel View is a highly respected family run 3 star hotel that prides itself in offering high quality customer care, exceptional service and excellent value for money. Situated on the cliff overlooking the bay, the hotel offers an unrivaled position within walking distance of both the seafront and the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Channel View Hotel

Address: 24 Hope Road, Shanklin PO37 6EH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $139 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Channel View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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The Channel View Hotel Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Shanklin
#5 Romantic Hotel in Shanklin
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“We had a superior double with sea view. No complaints at all”
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