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Villa Rothsay Hotel

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The Villa Rothsay Hotel & Restaurant is a characterful & charming boutique hotel located near to the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes with commanding views from it's many balconies and reception rooms, across the Solent towards the New Forest.The hotel has long been the choice of sailors and business personalities from around the World to meet their accommodation, dining and hospitality needs, as is evidenced by the huge collection of nautical memorabilia throughout the hotel.The 14 bedrooms are all en-suite and offer all mod-cons including LCD Freeview TVs and complimentary WiFi.The perfect place to 'get away from it all' and a perfect base to explore the magnificent Isle of Wight.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hidden Gem
Great View


Full view
58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
48Restaurantswithin 1 km
12Attractionswithin 1 km
29Room tips
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Welcome best described as frosty which turned to icy by breakfast time. A very stiff uphill walk from Cowes, not recommended for the elderly, infirm or unfit. Room itself was well equipped with comfy king size bed, good shower and plenty of heat. Perhaps the owner was having a
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Very charming hotel with Victorian style and amazing view of the sea front. Rooms are extremely well looked after and breakfast was a must! All very atmospheric and homely at the same time... amazing hosts! We strongly recommend this hotel.
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Villa Rothsay is a hotel in solid British style and interior. The service is excellent and personal. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The hotel has a excellent view to the Solent from most of the rooms.
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It is a real old English style home - impressive this kind of places still excist. Try to get one of the top floor rooms with seaview - it is just perfect. Homemade and fresh breakfast - just enjoy and experience the atmosphere all over.
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Eccentric looking hotel, maintaining an old school, slightly cluttered charm but a pleasant contrast to the antiseptic, minimalistic choices offered by others. Service was top rate, bed was huge, we had a top floor room with superb views from the balcony, breakfast was plentiful
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Honesty bar, lounge, comfy bed, view - what more could I ask for?
no not in the main building. but the hotel has a house next door with rooms and kitchen
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Is there a lift to rooms?
No, I'm afraid not. The hotel is a large house, so there are just stairs to the rooms as far as I can remember.
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Yes Complimentary Superfast Wifi is available in all Bedrooms & Public rooms
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"Top floor rooms have a better sea view"
"The higher the floor, the better the view."
"North Facing Rooms all have sea views!"
"Several rooms have sea views"
"Make sure you have a view of the Solent and if possible the room with the sitting area and terrace."
US$117 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightCowes
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