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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We spent four nights here occupying two different rooms during our stay. It was a lovely, relaxing experience. We had two dogs with us, one a 10 week old puppy, and Jill allowed us to have them with us which was very kind and made the trip much more relaxing. The accommodation was stunning and the breakfasts were delicious. But... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

My sister and I ended a week-long Isle of Man walkabout with two night at The Arches. This was our treat to ourselves after hiking/walking as much of the island as we could in the previous 4 days. We stayed in the Burgundy Room, which has its own terrace door and entrance from outside. The bed was delightful, the shower... More 

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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review

Wow ! Thanks for your detailed and enthusiastic review. The Isle of Man is blessed with wonderful topography and an abundance of wildlife , especially if you look closely at the wild flowers and insects, and it sounds as if you thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors. Thank you again for your lovely comments. Phil & Jill More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Me & my husband stayed here for 2x nights after our wedding. We had a lovely stay, the staff were fantastic & the breakfast was tasty with lots to choose from. On our first morning it was the morning after our wedding so they brought breakfast up to our room. The room was spacious & the bed was comfortable. The... More 

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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. A pity about the weather, but there's always the indoor pool. I suppose it's the price we pay for such a green island ! Best Wishes, Phil & Jill More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to this beautiful hotel. Fantastic room (Brown room) Breathtaking views. Love the pool and hot tub. Met some really nice guests at breakfast. Great friendly staff. The isle of man is a great place for a relaxing break. Really sorry this hotel will not be available next year.

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Worcester
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Arches is by far the nicest place to stay for a visit to the Isle of Man. The sea-views are spectacular, the breakfasts are prepared with real care and attention to details and the rooms are spotless and comfortable. There's an indoor pool with vast windows overlooking the bay and a well-appointed sitting room with sofas and magazines. A... More 

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Onchan, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

The Arches was pretty well booked up, so we could only stay two nights, the whole place is beautiful, Rooms fabulous, food great, pool and ambience super. The owners cannot do enough, thoroughly recommend a stay, get booking... Mr & Mrs Pullyman aka Mike and Irene

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Our second visit was even more enjoyable than the first. We love everything about this venue but of particular note are: the stunning views, the lovely warm infinity pool, the luxurious rooms, the friendly efficient host and staff, the wonderful breakfasts. If you want luxury and quality this has to be your destination.

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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is the highest accolade when people make repeat visits. I love the phrase "If you want luxury and quality this has to be your destination. " That's going on our website ! Thanks again, Phil & Jill More 

Bramley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Arches for a few days during TT Race week. Upon arrival we were greeted and shown around the facilities which include swimming pool. The blue room had everything we could have hoped for and the jacuzzi/bath with a special view was that special touch. Overall I'd say a very special place and well worth the cost.

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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you felt that your stay was good value ; by Isle of Man standards it is fairly expensive , but I think fairly reflects the facilities and location. Thanks again, Phil & Jill More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

We booked last minute a trip to the Island, and wow what an amazing place to stay, the Arches is faultless, perfect rooms, we stayed in the green room with a wonderful view of the bay at Port Erin, we used the pool each morning and it seemed we were the only guests, not a sound from anyone else, in... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Biggest tell is how many locals use this for honeymoons and special events. Breakfast means you don't need to eat all day! But the rooms are as fabulous as the views, service is perfect. Parking is tricky, but otherwise best place to stay on the fabulous Isle of Man

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Philip R, Owner at The Arches, responded to this review

Thank you for your very generous comments - especially ' service is perfect' ! Glad you enjoyed your stay, Phil More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Arches is a boutique B & B that enjoys wonderful views and faciities. It is a B & B rather than a Hotel because it is our home as opposed to the mass produced places where a guest can sleep , as opposed to a place that is worth visiting in it's own right. The indoor heated swimming pool , guest lounge and guest terraces and balconies give plenty of scope for a romantic break or simply an oportunity to rest and relax. ... more   less 

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Address: The Arches Tower Road, Isle of Man, Port Erin IM9 6PP
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Port Erin
Number of rooms: 5
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“I stayed in the twin room, which was a little small but with a fantastic ensuite and big tv. It was very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 417vincel, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic views & superb facilities”
 of 5 bubbles I5246HKdianes, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the Lavender Room for the private balcony view, which is stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles Noname72, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Each room has a unique to it”
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“Both our rooms were lovely”
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