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4.9/5 from 145 Reviews

99% Would Recommend

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  • Lounge
  • Bike lock-up
  • Wifi internet
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The Birkdale

(145 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 5.0
  • Facilities 4.8
  • Service 5.0
  • Location 4.9

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The Birkdale Information

Description

We are located in the heart of Shanklin Old Village, just a short stroll away from the picturesque ‘olde worlde’ thatched buildings including the famous Crab Inn, tea rooms, restaurants and gift shops. Just a few minutes more and you will reach the Shanklin Chine and Rylstone Gardens where you will see red squirrels and can enjoy summer open air concerts, before reaching the award winning Shanklin beach. Shanklin Theatre is also very close and offers a variety of shows through the summer. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness and comfort of our guest house and the service we offer and this is reflected in our enjoyEngland Four Star rating and Silver Award for Excellence. The Birkdale Guest House offers an ideal base for your holiday on the Isle of Wight with excellent transport links for those without a car

Facilities

  • Lounge
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet

Parking

  • On-site parking

Dining

  • Cooked breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf - miniature
  • Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Walking

Accessibility

There are four steps up to the front door with a hand rail on the left hand side. Once inside, there are ground floor bedrooms and the lounge and dining room are on the ground floor. Due to the size of the bedrooms wheelchair access within the rooms would not be possible. A full statement of accessibility can be found on our website.

Policies

Check in: 15:00 till 19:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Child Policy: Adults only
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Guest house
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Directions

  • Train from London and South (0.0 miles)
    Travel to the island by train couldn't be easier. Catch a South West train to Portsmouth Harbour and from there get the Wightlink Fastcat to Ryde Pierhead. Here you pick up the Island Line train service to Shanklin. You can buy your rail ticket direct to Shanklin covering all costs. Come out of station and walk straight ahead down Regent Street (main shops). At end turn right up High Street by Boots, continue into Old Village and turn right at Rock Shop - Grange Rd. Taxis at station.
  • Road from Portsmouth (5.0 miles)
    Catch the Wightlink car ferry to Fishbourne. Please contact us if you would like us to book this for you at reduced rates. Turn left out of Fishbourne Lane and take A3054 to Ryde, along Esplanade, follow road (A3055 to Sandown), A3055 to Shanklin, within Shanklin "the old village" turn right by Rock Shop.
  • Road from Southampton (7.0 miles)
    Catch the Red Funnel car ferry to East Cowes. Please contact us if you would like us to book this for you at reduced rates. A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin, within Shanklin "the old village" turn right by the Rock Shop.
  • Road from Lymington (20.0 miles)
    Catch the Wightlink car ferry to Yarmouth. Please contact us if you would like us to book this for you at reduced rates. Take the A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin, within Shanklin "the old village" turn right by the Rock Shop

 
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