Situated on the Isle of Wight, one of England’s sunniest locations, the Hambledon Hotel in Shanklin offers you great accommodation, friendly service and excellent cuisine. Bill, Jackie and family extend a warm welcome to all those staying at the Hambledon Hotel, Shanklin. Our aim is to provide friendly attentive service, comfortable well appointed accommodation and an excellent standard of food and drink. We are open for holidays and short breaks for the whole family, and children of any age are welcome. The Hambledon Hotel, situated in Shanklin, on the picturesque Isle of Wight, is only yards away from the famous cliff path, which offers beautiful walks to both Ventnor and Sandown along the cliff tops. From here, there is also access to the safe and sandy Shanklin beaches below, via lift or path. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Shanklin Old Village and Shanklin Chine, as well as the shops of the main town. A private off road car park is available for all hotel guests.
A choice of Half Board or Bed & Breakfast
The hotel, open March to October, is a haven for families visiting the Isle of Wight during the summer season and equally popular with walkers in the Spring, Autumn and Winter. The hotel is one of only a few in Shanklin to offer a choice between bed and breakfast accommodation, and half board accommodation. Their customers enjoy excellent food and hospitality, and many of our visitors return year after year and we welcome them back as friends. All of our bedrooms are fully en-suite, centrally heated and double glazed. All of the rooms have a flat screen colour television (with Freeview), clock radio and a beverage tray with tea and coffee making facilities. Family suites are also available. The lounge area is a comfortable and spacious room where guests can relax at any time of the day. Whether it is in the morning whilst reading the newspapers, or in the evening after an event filled day sampling the many attractions that the Isle of Wight has to offer, the lounge area is always available to use however you wish.
Food & Drink
Whatever the duration of your stay, food is sure to be of the utmost importance. At the Hambledon Hotel, they do their best to make every meal a mouth-watering treat. From breakfast through to dinner we aim to please every one of our guests day after day. Breakfast and evening dinner is served in our newly refurbished, bright and attractive dining room where guests can enjoy all that is best in generous home cooking, prepared and served by your resident proprietors. All of our food is cooked fresh on the day it is served and wherever possible they use local produce and seasonal vegetables. They try to keep our cuisine classically simple whilst always ensuring that it includes the tastiest and freshest ingredients available. Special diets are no problem as they have experience in catering for coeliacs, diabetics, vegetarian and low-fat diets. High chairs and children’s menus are available.
The bar area is a warm, relaxing part of the hotel where guests can sit and enjoy a drink or two after a fun packed day out. It is a great area to unwind and spend the evening socialising with the family or with the other hotel guests. We also have a deck area, with comfortable pine furniture.
Step-by-Step walking holidays, part of the Hambledon Hotel, offer a blend of the Island’s finest, most exhilarating walks and also provide you with great quality, en-suite accommodation here at the hotel in which to relax afterwards. Providing guided or unescorted walking holidays, Step-by-Step offers the walker many advantages. These include transport to and from walk locations and local knowledge, maps and guides for the Isle of Wight’s finest walks. Whether you want the added enjoyment and interest provided by a local walk leader or the freedom to wander some of Britain’s finest countryside, Step-by-Step Walking Holidays will provide you with a truly memorable walking holiday. Their aim is to enable individuals or groups with all levels of walking ability to enjoy the picturesque Isle of Wight, with its stunning coastline, downlands, woods and villages.
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