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The Leconfield

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have no hesitation in recommending The Leconfield to anyone looking for a home-from-home on a the Isle of Wight. Paul and Cheryl run this fabulous hotel with great attention to detail and a large helping of hospitality. Lovely rooms, great food and a relaxing atmosphere - l expect we will be back soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paul ,Cheryl and all the staff were so welcoming and made our stay in their delightful home really comfortable .The swimming pool was a lovely treat .The Leconfield is delightful and perfect in every way .

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind comments. We are pleased the weather is warming up which also helps maintain the pool. Pleased you enjoyed the facility and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very welcome with a cup of tea and delicious cakes This place must be one of the best on the island. Very familiar. Paul and Cheryl make poeple feel themselves at home. The food for the breakfast was delicious and excellent.

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us this week and taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed the food we had to offer and hope to see you agin in the future.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Leconfield has all the qualities of a genuine five-star property, including every attention to details too numerous to name! There is a personal feel of a small establishment, enhanced by Paul and Cheryl, combined with a feeling of 'status'.

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your short visit to us this month. Your comments are very kind and we sincerely hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards.

Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our third stay at the Leconfield and hope it won't be the last. Paul, Cheryl and the team went out of their way to ensure that we all had a comfortable and relaxing stay. From the moment we arrived Paul and Cheryl made us feel welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are spotlessly clean as is...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and taking the time to summarize your experience. We are pleased you felt comfortable and relaxed and felt welcome in our home. Comments are always shared with our small team and they feel proud to hear their efforts are appreciated. Hopefully, we will see you back again soon.

Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived without a booking early March. That was not a problem for Paul; although just going out for a conference meeting, he put his departure on hold until we were happy and settled in our room. Sue, the housekeeper, prioritised making a room ready for our sudden arrival without drama or fuss. This was just the start of a...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments of appreciation. We are pleased we manage the correct balance of hospitality without being too intrusive. We are lucky to be small enough to have an eye on all guests requirements. We are pleased you enjoyed a relaxing break and hope to welcome you back soon.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel and received a lovely welcome by Paul, we were shown to our room The Sandcastle very quickly and was offered a pot of tea to warm us up after the long cold ride we had to get here. Paul returned moments later with a lovey hot pot of tea and a couple of slices of...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and your comments are very kind. We are pleased we warmed you up after your journey and enjoyed your dining experience with us and the lovely pub just around the corner from us. Thank you your intention of returning and we look forward to welcoming you back - hopefully for a longer...

Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a lovely hotel with staff to match. Friendly and excellent service which made us feel comfortable as soon as we arrived. The hotel was immaculate and there really is not a bad word to say about it, breakfast was lovely with the choice of a cooked English with fruit and cereal. The Leconfield is situated in a lovely quaint...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us recently and taking the time to write a review. Your comments about your feelings during your stay are really appreciated and it is also kind of you to mention/recommend our neighboring establishments for their quaintness and food. Hope to see you again soon.

London
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stumbled across this hotel last year and was immediately impressed with the informal, relaxed atmosphere. Paul and his team are always on hand should you need anything, and the rooms are comfortable and clean, many of which having fantastic coastline views. Food is also excellent and reasonably priced, so we had no hesitation in returning for an Easter break and...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit and we are pleased you enjoyed your Easter break with us and the Island. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Superb room and view, Excellent meals and superb breakfast, Host definitely the most and nothing is too much trouble for them. Friendly Atmosphere. Would definitely recommend Gwyn & Trev ( With a little help from Shelly)

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your short break and we look forward to welcoming you back hopefully, before too long. Your comments are very kind and we are delighted the atmosphere and service we provide warrants a recommendation kind regards to your daughter too. P

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set into Bonchurch Downs on the pretty southern side of the Isle of Wight, we welcome you to their Victorian country home with spectacular panoramic sea views.Situated on St Boniface downs elevated above the historic village of Bonchurch your country house retreat is ideally situated for coastal and downs walks – yet convenient for Ventnor and Shanklin and touring the Island.In the cooler months [open all year] you can relax in front of the open log fire and enjoy a drink or wine from our cosmopolitan list. Our extensive gardens are a welcome point of relaxation whilst you watch the tranquil activity of the shipping on the English Channel. Or why not have a dip in our heated outdoor pool [May to Sept]Dining again takes advantage of the Sea view back ground serving tasty home cooked food using Island grown and farmed produce wherever possible. Vegetarian and special diets are catered for. All rooms have all the comforts you would expect from a five-star country house, ensuite shower and many also with bath and separate shower. Most enjoy superb sea views. You can also choose from three luxury rooms - Ground floor Boardwalk suite, Captains bridge or Admiral suite both with large terrace balcony.Secure off road parking for all guests with level access to ground floor rooms available.To ensure your comfort we are pleased to be totally no-smoking including external terraces and balconies, no dogs and we do not have family rooms and therefore cannot accommodate children under the age of 16. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leconfield

Address: 85 Leeson Road | Bonchurch, Ventnor PO38 1PU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ventnor
Price Range: $130 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Leconfield 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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