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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul, our host was very welcoming, bringing us afternoon tea whilst we unpacked and settled in. Our room was stylish and luxuriously appointed with every comfort we could wish for and faced the sea with our own terrace, complete with sunbeds. Other family members arrived and they too were delighted with their accommodation. Spotlessly clean, comfy beds, an array of...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your summary of your feelings during your stay with us. We are delighted you left us with a lasting memory and the wish to return to our home in the future. It was lovely meeting you and your family and we look forward to seeing you again. You can now check availability by phoning or on the...

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean, comfortable and quiet rooms. Fantastic homely feel and great service. Well done Paul and your friendly team :) we will definitely return on our next visit to the island. Anything we needed was there and if it hadn't have been it would have been remedied promptly.

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feelings about your visit to us and the Island. We are delighted you are a lover of the Island and its treasures and look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Just call direct to get the best last minute out of season deal or upgrade we are able to offer at the time....

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I looked back through old diaries to count how many times we had been to The Leconfield. We just love it there.. Paul and Cheryl and their team always make us feel so welcome .... and comfortable. The rooms are lovely, plus there are lots of comfy chairs spread about in which to relax and read. As a bonus, the...

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you again for your note of appreciation. We always enjoy seeing you and we look forward to your return next year. I am sure despite your frequent visits there are still many treasures to visit on the "diamond" isle?

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our fourth visit and it will not be our last. An excellent small hotel with very well appointed rooms in a great location for exploring the island. It is a home from home with a genuinely warm welcome. We would not stay anywhere else.

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PaulLeconfield, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and summary and of course for visiting us once again. We are delighted that the Island and our home still has plenty to offer you. Hopefully see you again soon.

Cowplain, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The website says 'Nothing Overlooked, but the Sea'. How true that is. Nothing was too much trouble for Paul, Cheryl and the staff. I took my husband for a 3 night break to celebrate his birthday and The Leconfield was the perfect place! Sumptuous accommodation - the bedroom was large with its own balcony and the en-suite was huge with...

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PaulLeconfield, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for making your first visit with us and we are pleased we left you with happy memories of our home and the lovely Island. Hopefully, we will see you again soon.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

All pros and no cons. The welcome and friendliness of the owners was perfect. I never leave full marks but this is the exception I just cannot find anything to be negative about. Would like to visit again in the summer so we can use the gardens and pool.

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PaulCheryl85, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and review. We are delighted we are able to "exceed expectations" to the point of earning full marks. We look forward to seeing you again in the summer - next year?

Shanklin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We live on the Island and just had a wonderful short break at the Leconfield. The Captain's Bridge room we stayed in has everything one dreams of: a very spacious bathroom with a free standing bath & enormous power shower, fluffy towels, his & hers sinks and even a soft carpet so you feel utterly spoilt! The room is big,...

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PaulLeconfield, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and detailed summary of your experience during your stay with us. It is very good of you to take the time to share your feelings and we sincerely hope you have found an escape to relax without the need of a lengthy journey? We hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Paul and Cheryl were very welcoming and attentive to our needs and on arrival had kindly upgraded our room. The room was comfortable and the food excellent. Leconfield is very well situated at the foot of St Boniface down with extensive views of the sea and close to the attractive and interesting village of Bonchurch. There is easy car access...

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PaulLeconfield, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a summary of your stay and experience of our location and the lovely Island. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The room was very nice with good sea views. It was very clean and well equipped. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Food was very nice with a good variety and excellent service. If we visit the Isle of Wight again we would definately stay at the hotel again.

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PaulLeconfield, Owner at The Leconfield, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your special celebration. It was a pleasure to be a part of the occasion. We are pleased you enjoyed what we had to offer and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We spent 5 nights at the Leconfield, and could not fault it. We received a very warm welcome from Paul when we arrived, The room was wonderful - very large and spotlessly clean, as were all areas of the hotel. The breakfasts were beautifully cooked and presented. We opted to eat at the hotel in the evenings, and the menus...

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Thank you for your kind review and lovely summary of how you felt and things you enjoyed during your stay. We very much hope you choose to return and visit us again in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Leconfield 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“All rooms are of the highest standard. Some have uninterrupted views.”
 of 5 bubbles jossbaykid, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our favourite is at the front with sea view, but they are all well fitted out ... and if there is anything else you need you only have to ask.”
 of 5 bubbles jodie675, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 'Coral Reef, which is situated on the ground floor.'. The room, particularly the bathroom/dressing room was very spacious and very comfortable. This room has its own dedicated car parking area right outside the room which is an added bonus.”
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