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“The Ivy Apartment”
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The Ivy Apartments, outside Clarence House
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21 reviews
The Ivy Apartments, outside Clarence House
Patio Area
Lounge Area
Bi -Fold Doors to Patio Area
Alfresco Dining
Lounge and Dining Area
Kitchen Open Plan Area
Second Bedroom one or two singles, or one Double
Family Bathroom, Bath and Shower
South Facing Patio Area, with views of the Downs
Shanklin Beach
Shanklin Beach towards Ventnor
Shanklin Beach Huts
Family Cycling
Shanklin Chine
Road Cycling
Cycle along Prom
Shanklin Theatre
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England

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Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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Jane S
1 review
“The Ivy Apartment”
Reviewed 29 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

A well presented property set in a beautiful location. I was impressed with how clean the apartment was. Marion and Keith were very friendly and couldn't do enough to help. They left some lovely gifts for us when we arrived which was very nice. I would definitely recommend it to anyone and would love to return one day.

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Liked best: Location overall cleanliness. Nice gifts left for us by the owners
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
1 Sep 2016
Thank you for your review and all the nice things you have said. We really enjoy it when our guests have a good holiday. We would love to see you back.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
royandwen...
Petersfield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good place to stay”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Perfect accomodation, in a very good location. Clean and well maintained, Marion makes you very welcome with some nice touches as cake, biscuits, bread and milk there for you on arrival.
Even a lovely vase of red roses in the lounge.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Aug 2016
Thank you for your review and we are very happy when our guests enjoy their holiday
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Lynn2862
Woking
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“All you could wish for”
Reviewed 19 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Having just returned from a three night break to the ivy apartments I can only say what a great place to stay , so glad we found it , I was travelling with my daughter and 9 month old grandaughter, so wanted somewhere that was exceptionally clean and could not have found better , the apartments are ideally located , Marion and Keith go out of their way to make you feel welcome , they provided a travel cot and high chair , that was spotless, we were treated on arrival with , scones , sparkling juice , sweets and butter and milk , how thoughtful , nothing is to much trouble , there is a lovely patio you can sit out and eat and drink and take in the quiet and lovely garden , the bed rooms are lovely and the beds very comfy , would definitely recommend the ivy apartments, and will definitely be going back

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Jun 2016
We do our best to welcome all our guests and make their stay as comfortable as possible. It is really lovely to see that our guests enjoyed their stay and we must say that we also enjoyed their stay. We are always open to ideas to improve our service and strive to keep The Ivy Apartments to the best standard we are able to achieve. It is really appreciated that our guests enjoyed their holiday! Thank You
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viviennem...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A True Gem”
Reviewed 21 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This is the kind of place you are tempted to keep secret! However, we must highly recommend this beautiful apartment. It is so spacious, comfortable and peaceful, and only 10 mins from the shops or cliff path. We really appreciated the warm welcome, special treats and care for our comfort from our wonderful hosts, Marion and Keith. We hope to return in the near future.

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Liked best: The spaciousness and comfort
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • 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 this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 May 2016
Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It is such a pleasure to be of service to such a lovely couple.
We would certainly look forward to your return.
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Tara_902
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 11 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The apartment was absolutely perfect. Well equipped, exceptionally clean and perfectly placed for looking around Shanklin and the rest of the island. Marion and Keith were very lovely hosts and left us beautiful scones on arrival:-) Also, they were kind enough to provide us with a travel cot and high chair which was so helpful - big thank you and we will definitely be back soon!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • 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 this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
12 Oct 2015
We thank you for your review and only too happy to provide the equipment you needed for your lovely baby. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and very much hope to see you back soon
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