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The Clifton
3 stars

The Clifton

1 Queens Road, Shanklin, PO37 6AN, United Kingdom
Shanklin, United Kingdom
See location+44 198 386 3015

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based on 355 reviews
355 reviews
Room type
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Double room
Standard room

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About The Clifton

  • Inn Room
    Room at a smaller hotel or guest house
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
With a beautiful cliff top location, The Clifton boasts views over Sandown Bay from its conservatory lounge and garden. Leading onto Keats's Green, it has a bistro that uses local produce in its menu. Many bedrooms have views of the Isle of Wight’s coast, and some have a balcony. Each room features free Wi-Fi, a TV, radio, a private bathroom and free tea, coffee and hot chocolate facilities. The dining room provides home-cooked food using seasonal ingredients from the nearby farmland. Special dietary requirements can be catered for. The bar stocks beers brewed on the Isle. The garden opens onto the Coastal Walk between Shanklin and Sandown. The picturesque Shanklin Old Village is 5 minutes’ walk away, and Shanklin Chine and the beach are also just a few minutes’ walk.

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Amenities at The Clifton

  • Beachfront
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Coffee machine
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Fruits
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans


  • Window
  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Services and conveniences

  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Iron and ironing board

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of The Clifton

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What can I expect from the breakfast at The Clifton?

The breakfast at The Clifton offers a great variety of options, with excellent choices and well-cooked hot food. You can enjoy a superb breakfast on the terrace overlooking the sea and beautiful garden.

Are there any concerns about the beds at The Clifton?

Some guests mentioned that the pillows on the bed were not to their liking. Additionally, a few guests felt that the mattresses were not very comfortable.

What are the parking options available at The Clifton?

The Clifton provides free parking onsite, which has been appreciated by many guests. It's a brilliant convenience for visitors bringing their vehicles.

How is the cleanliness at The Clifton?

The hotel is described as very clean, and guests have appreciated the cleanliness of the rooms and the property. The staff ensures a high standard of cleanliness throughout the hotel.

What makes The Clifton's location special?

The location of The Clifton is brilliant, offering stunning sea views and easy access to the beach. It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy the wonderful seaside view.

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Book a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the sea comes highly recommended.

Consider Room Location

If you have mobility issues, it's advisable to request a room on a lower floor, as there are quite a few stairs to navigate in the hotel.

Enjoy the Breakfast

The breakfast options are excellent, with a wide variety to choose from. Guests particularly enjoyed the cooked breakfast and the availability of a breakfast bag for early departures.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's location is praised for its proximity to Shanklin Chine, the theatre, and the beach. Take advantage of the easy access to these attractions during your stay.

Relax in the Garden

The hotel's well-maintained garden and terrace provide a peaceful retreat with stunning sea views. It's a perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the surroundings.

Consider Room Amenities

Some guests found the rooms to be warm, so if you prefer a cooler environment, it's recommended to check the room's ventilation options before booking.

Take Advantage of the Hotel's Services

The hotel offers bicycle rental, which is a convenient way to explore the surrounding area. Consider renting a bike for a leisurely ride around the town.

Plan Dining Options

While the hotel offers a restaurant and bar, guests also appreciated the range of restaurants within a short walking distance from the hotel. It's advisable to make advance bookings for dining out.

Parking Tip

If you're arriving by car, take advantage of the hotel's onsite parking, which several guests found to be convenient and a valuable amenity.

Consider Accessibility

If you have specific accessibility requirements, it's advisable to communicate them to the hotel in advance, as some guests found the property to have limited accessibility features.


1 Queens Road, Shanklin, PO37 6AN

What's nearby

  • Shanklin Chine316 m
  • Shanklin Theatre318 m
  • Rylstone Gardens0.4 km
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf0.7 km
  • Small Hope Beach0.9 km
  • Arreton Down7.4 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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FAQs when booking at The Clifton

  • Where is The Clifton located?

    The Clifton is located at 1 Queens Road, 0.3 km from the center of Shanklin. Shanklin Chine is the closest landmark to The Clifton.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Clifton?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Clifton.

  • Does The Clifton offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Clifton offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Clifton offer free parking?

    Yes, The Clifton offers free parking.

  • How far is The Clifton from the airport?

    The Clifton is 37.7 km from Southampton Eastleigh. The Clifton is 49.9 km from Bournemouth.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

0.3 km

Nearest Airport

Southampton Eastleigh

Distance to airport

38.0 km