Isle Of Wight 5 Day Self Drive - Shanklin Hotel
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF5200SD
- Travel Type: Self Drive
Shanklin boasts a long, safe sandy beach which lies at the foot of the spectacular cliffs on which most of the town is situated. The two are connected by a cliff lift. The traditional seaside part of town blends into the picturesque thatched cottages of Shanklin Old Town at the head of the impressive Shanklin Chine. The delightful nature trail through the Chine is not to be missed and includes a surprising relic of the Second World War - a section of PLUTO - the Pipeline Under The Ocean - which was used to pump fuel under the sea to France for the Normandy landings. Although a quieter and more intimate resort than Sandown it nevertheless has its own theatre, lively pubs and entertainments.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
HOLIDAY IS MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Check-in is 4.00pm - 6.00pm on Monday and check-out is 9.00am - 11.00am on Friday. Rooms may be available from 2.00pm on arrival day subject to prior confirmation from the hotel. If you intend to arrive after 6.00pm, please advise the hotel in advance.
Package price is for half board (dinner, bed and full British breakfast).
The package price also includes ferry travel to and from the Isle of Wight**
This hotel has a large car park which is free of charge to guests. There is no need to pre-book a parking space.
**A supplement (TBA) per car applies in each direction to all holiday durations for travel on peak dates - Easter, Bank Holidays and all Saturdays in July and August for sailings between 10.00 & 15.59 hrs.
Ferry vouchers are for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne crossing - if you wish to take the Lymington-Yarmouth crossing you must advise us at the time of booking.
The Shanklin Hotel
One of the best known hotels on the island, the Shanklin is situated in Shanklin town with superb views from its magnificent Starlite Restaurant and many bedrooms. Shanklin Old Village is a few minutes' walk away and the beach is accessible via the nearby cliff lift. Facilities include an impressive reception area, splendid bar, spectacular Starlite Restaurant with dance floor, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna and games room. 89 bedrooms with central heating and private bath or shower and WC (almost all have bath with shower over the bath). All bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer and television. Entertainment is provided most evenings in the bar lounge. Free WiFi in public areas. The lift serves almost all bedrooms. Car parking is available.
Tel: 01983 862286 A Leisureplex Hotel
AA Three Star Rated.
Note for clients with a mobility impairment: this hotel has 2 ground floor bedrooms. There is level access to the bar, restaurant, lounges and ground floor rooms from Reception and the main entrance. Bedroom floors have small changes of level. Please ensure you submit a Special Needs form if you are mobility impaired.