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24 reviews
Secluded Courtyard
REAR OF THE RETREAT
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Fine Dining
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The Blue Room
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The Brown Room
Brown Room Ensuite
The Yellow Room
Yellow Room Ensuite
The White Room
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Shanklin Old Village
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England

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ElaineMcW
Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great stay”
Reviewed 7 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a lovely stay in this amazing house. The layout is practical, social and really cool looking. Consumables like hand wash, loo rolls, dishwasher tabs, butter, milk eggs were kindly provided. Very thoughtful. Thank you!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Eyedeebal...
1 review
“Retreat shanklin perfect”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Lovely well equipped house had everything our family needed and more. Location ten min walk to shanklin town centre and twenty min walk to beach.Secluded Garden perfect for barbecue.

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Haley W
Newport, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 28 February 2016 for a stay in October 2015
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Very clean both inside and out, even the leaves had been swept away. Bedrooms where clean, tidy, beds where very comfy and shower pressure good in the ensuites.
Lovely open plan living area, plenty of room for a large family to sit and play games, watch TV and a large dining room table.
Lounge area was cosy and modern, lots of light coming through because of the patio doors.
Lots of games and films which came in handy.
Couldn't make full use of the garden as the weather had started to turn, but it had a BBQ and enough seating for us all, lovely relaxing area, pretty flowers all around and the resident squirrel visited frequently much to everyone's delight.
Plenty of space to park upto 3 cars in the drive.
The management where more than helpful, though we didn't have to ask for anything as such because everything was their, but they had lots of information on places to visit or eat ext.
Overall a really good enjoyable relaxing family break, would defiantly recommend and defiantly stay again.

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Liked best: Great family space modern but comfy
Travelling group: Young Children
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Paulobrie...
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“The Retreat”
Reviewed 31 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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Great House! Well laid out and spacious property. Everything you need is provided with the added touch of a few essentials in a welcome pack. Only a short walk into town. Will definitely book again!

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melharb
London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful house”
Reviewed 1 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We enjoyed a week in this lovely house. Despite very mixed weather we managed to get out and about and it was always lovely to come back to The Retreat. It was really great to have an en-suite for each couple and an endless supply of hot water.
The house has been finished to a very high standard and there are games and a wii as well as DVDs and a gas barbecue. We did manage to use the barbecue once and it cooked very well.
It is about a ten minute walk to Shanklin old village where there are plenty of different options for eating out. The beach is a further five minutes walk.
Would recommend Osborne as we spent a full day there as there is so much to see.
The retreat was a very comfortable, spacious and well equipped base and we even saw red squirrels in the garden!

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Liked best: Plenty of space
Liked least: Pillows not very good quality
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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