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35 reviews
Master Bedroom with Balacony
Entrance hall
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 3
Family bathroom
Bedroom 5
Roof terrace with amazing panoramic views
Patio with dining for 10
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

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Excellent - based on 35 reviews
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Leanne198...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great stay at this house”
Reviewed 18 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We stay at this house for 4 nights. It was a family holiday with our 2 year old , my husband , sister in law and grandad. The house is split over 4 floors so plenty of room so you don't feel on top of each other. There is 3 ensuite bathrooms which meant we all got our own bathroom to use . The owner gave us a cot and highchair. The only thing that bothered me was the stairs as I kept having to make sure my 2 yr old didn't go down them. If we had stairgates it would have been perfect. I didn't ask for them as we were out a lot of the time. Location to the high street is excellent!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 Aug 2016
Delighted to read these guests gave this house such a good review. I appreciate the comments about the stairgate and will certainly look into providing one. The magnificent spiral staircase doesn't lend itself to the use of a child gate but a gate could be used across a doorway. The Holiday Rental Agreement which is approved and signed by the guest does refer to the staircase and the danger it might pose to a toddler if unsupervised.
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Dione B
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Amazing House and views of Cowes”
Reviewed 27 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We have just had two nights staying at the Cliffhanger for a friends Hen Weekend. Excellent location and only 6 mins walk from the terminal. The house was amazing and every room in the house was of a very high standard. The best views at the top of the house. Great outdoor space in the yard with lovely seating to enjoy the IOW Sun shine. Would highly recommend this house. Look forward to visiting the house next year.

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Liked best: The views at the top of the house
Liked least: Climbing the stairs
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
28 Jun 2016
I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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buxtonfam...
Farnham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“We love this house.”
Reviewed 9 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We spent a weekend at Cliffhanger for our mother's 80th birthday. As soon as we let ourselves in we knew we were going to love the house and we weren't disappointed when we'd explored from top to bottom - even getting mum up the ladder to the roof terrace so she could see the amazing view. It is fresh, bright and spotlessly clean, has a warm and comfortable feel to it, and is the perfect blend of modern decor with period features. The kitchen had everything in it that we needed and every room was a pleasure to spend time in. In short, we loved the house and would recommend it whole heartedly.

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Liked best: Staircase, views, lovely warm feeling.
Liked least: Neighbour's car parked on the drive when we arrived! Had to unload in the street.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
9 Mar 2016
I am thrilled to hear you loved Cliffhanger and hope your mum had a wonderful 80th birthday.
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Cerri S
St Albans, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What an amazing house!”
Reviewed 20 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed here for one night in October and were so impressed with this property. The house was immaculately presented with great attention to detail but felt welcoming and homely. We all loved this house the bedrooms were well appointed and comfortable with storage space for clothes and the family bathroom was amazing.

The owner was helpful and answered my queries quickly and left a welcome pack including some lovely chocolate biscuits.

The roof terrace views were fantastic and we had a wonderful stay. Cannot recommend this property enough you will fall in love with it just like we did.

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Liked best: The location was great but the house was amazing.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
21 Oct 2015
Thank you so much for this fantastic review. I hope these guests will come again soon and stay longer than one night.
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Christine...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
“There could not be a better house in Cowes”
Reviewed 28 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We were two large families .One family from Germany and four of our "gang" -our two boys and their wives.
The house was great for entertaining our large group. All the rooms were more appointed than expected all en suite.The views were sensational especially from the roof terrace.
We were blessed with great summer weather and were able to use the patio area (as well as the nearby beach. )
In summary this is a large house . ...better than home and would recommend it to any large party

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Liked best: The bedrooms
Liked least: The key entry code box
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
28 Jul 2015
I am so pleased these guests enjoyed their stay and took the trouble to return a pillow case which they had packed amongst their possessions in error. I hope they will book Cliffhanger again.
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