“In the bustling street leading down to the sea” - AA Inspector
RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT
Our Inspector's view
This former coaching inn has smart public areas including a busy bar, a separate lounge and an attractive dining room. Bedrooms are comfortably furnished and well equipped; some are located in an adjoining wing and some in an annexe. The conservatory lounge bar and stylish terrace are ideal for relaxing.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 40
- Family rooms: 5
- Bedrooms Ground: 3
- Smoking rooms: 3
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- relationship with another leisure provider
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 23
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £55
- Double room, minimum price: £75
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 100
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About the area
Discover Isle of Wight
There’s a timeless quality to the Isle of Wight. For many it embodies the spirit and atmosphere of English seaside holidays. Small and intimate – at just 23 miles by 13 miles – it’s a great place to get away from it all. And with its mild climate, long hours of sunshine and colourful architecture, it has something of a continental flavour.
Explore the island’s varied coastline at any time of the year using the well-established Coast Path. Even in the depths of winter, the weather conditions are often favourable for walking. The island has more than 500 miles of public rights of way in all. There are numerous other things to do too. You could plan a week’s itinerary and not set foot on the beach. The island’s history is fascinating and it was long considered as a convenient stepping stone for the French in their plan to invade the UK mainland. Various fortifications – including Fort Victoria, Carisbrooke Castle and Yarmouth Castle – reflect its key strategic role in the defence of our coastline.
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