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Villa Rothsay Hotel

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at Villa Rothesay. I was so impressed with the service. They couldn't do enough to make sure my stay was good. Even offering to wash my Lycra shorts after a day's ride ! The English breakfast was excellent and it set me up for a long day's ride. Charming and very comfortable.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights while attending a conference. I am amazed at the good reviews this hotel has as our experience was far from good! On arrival we were taken to our room, it was noticed by the receptionist that there were not enough towels ready for us and she did get some more. The view was the...

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Miranda C, Owner at Villa Rothsay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time reviewing our hotel. I am very concerned about your comments, as you can see, they are not consistent with other reviews (either here on TA or on any other hotel review sites). We are not a run-of-the-mill conference type hotel which some people prefer from a hotel, instead we are unique, quirky and characterful...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here whilst visiting Cowes for a yacht race on the Saturday. It's a short walk away from the centre but don't let that put you off. The hotel has great views over the Solent and the staff are brilliant. The hotel is also very pleasantly quirky with an Edwardian yachty feel to it. We had a great room...

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Petworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Villa Rothsay for a significant birthday for a (the) senior member of our family. The owner and staff bent over backwards to please her and accommodate us as a family!!! The fact that the hotel is very comfortable and exactly to our taste was a massive bonus. The honesty bar is better stocked than most pubs! The...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Where do you start? The hotel called me on the day we were to arrive to ask if they could give us a lift from the ferry. TICK one for super service. Rothsay is an old (late 19th Century) Villa on the hill in West Cowes overlooking the solent. It has a pedestrian exit down to the beach. It is...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Upon entering the Villa Rothsay, one is truly transported back into the Victorian era in the most comforting and marvellous way. This grand old lady's staircase creaks, her walls unabashedly proud of a long and glorious association with yachting, famous yachtsmen and all the wonderful romance of Cowes. Pour oneself a stiff gin from the honour bar and take in...

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Villa Rothsay is unique - not only due to the hotel's sailing history. The owner and the team make you feel very welcome from the first moment. Some of the rooms are larger, others are smaller but they all share the typical British flair. Dinner is also quite typical but always delicious and freshly prepared. The hotel has wifi. If...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Like stepping back in time in the lounge , comfortable bedroom, great breakfast, fantastic views at the rear, friendly staff, bit of a walk to town centre where all the bars and restaurants are but cheap taxis get u back for bed.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights. Lovely place to stay with loads of character. Will definitely be first on my list when we visit the Island again. Cowes within easy walk with the prom just a short walk away.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Dame Paola "Molestrangler" and me are very lucky to have travelled the World. During these trips we've patronised 2 star, 3 star, 4 & 5 star hotels including several Grand Hotels. Then last year we found the VILLA ROTHSAY. Oh joy. What a cracking place. See my 2015 report. Run by the sisters in "HARMONY " Margaret and Miranda, ably...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Rothsay Hotel

Address: 29 Baring Road, Cowes PO31 8DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Price Range: $173 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Rothsay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“No lift, so some may prefer lower rooms, this would mean more restricted view.”
Oldyachtie, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room with king-sized beds and a water view”
Nelms, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A sea view room is always preferable.”
Diptych, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel”
sue43434, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stay in the extension where the balconies come with superb views. Wifi available.”
phil_stretton, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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