"A wonderfully friendly welcome from all the family & staff. Great location, lovely hotel, wonderful time, will be back."
Marysia Kurowski - London

"Cosy friendly and exceptionally clean. Thanks for a nice stay."
Rodgers Family - Waterlooville

"Excellent food, excellent service, comfortable room. Will see you again."
Alice, Edgar & Jane - Gurnsey

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Here you will find all of the necessary information that you may need in order plan your journey.
For further travel information or to plan your route to and from locations, you can use the map below. We provide courtesy pick up and return transport to and from Shanklin station.

By TrainBy Train
There is a regular train service from most parts of the country, including London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour with connecting Wightlink Fast Car to Ryde Pier Head. From here the Islandline takes you to Shanklin Station.
LinkNational Rail website

By CarCar Ferries
Portsmouth to Fishbourne (approx. 40 mins)
Lymington to Yarmouth (approx. 35 mins)
LinkWightlink Ferries website

Southampton to East Cowes (approx 45 mins)
LinkRed Funnel Ferries website

By FerryPassenger Ferries
Portsmouth to Ryde (approx. 35 mins - Wightlink Fastcat)
LinkWightlink Ferries website

Southsea to Ryde (approx. 10 mins)
LinkHovertravel website

Southampton to West Cowes (approx. 45 mins)
LinkRed Funnel website (Red Jet)

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Voted one of the top 25 bargain hotels in the United Kingdom for 2013, 2014, 2015 & now 2016!
For the fifth year
Trip Advisor
Ferry inclusive offers from as little as £137


Bright Ideas
In addition to all the traditional seaside attractions, there are loads of other, more unusual things to do here on the Island.

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We have even negotiated price discounts for Hambledon Hotel Guests!