The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin, PO37 6BN, United Kingdom
+44 198 386 3023

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The Waterfront Inn
Tue 10/26
Wed 10/27
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About The Waterfront Inn

  • Inn Room
    Room at a smaller hotel or guest house
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

This budget inn provides value for money, and is only a five-minute stroll from Shanklin Chine. It is located in Shanklin, set amongst a variety of clubs and bars and is within a 10-minute walk of Shanklin Railway Station.

There are a range of amenities available to those staying at The Waterfront Shanklin, including free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and meeting facilities. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to provide local information.

There are 7 rooms at The Waterfront Shanklin, each providing all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Those staying at the inn can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, conveniently situated for those who want to stay nearby at mealtime. A selection of eating options are also found close by.

The inn enjoys an ideal location, allowing guests easy access to a range of popular attractions. Osborne House, Blackgang Chine and Isle of Wight Steam Railway are a brief car ride from the property.

Rooms available at The Waterfront Inn

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Amenities at The Waterfront Inn

  • Beachfront
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker


  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Electric blankets
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

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19 Esplanade, Shanklin, PO37 6BN

What's nearby

  • Shanklin Theatre0.3 mi
  • Shanklin Chine0.3 mi
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf0.3 mi
  • Rylstone Gardens0.4 mi
  • Small Hope Beach0.5 mi
  • Arreton Down4.6 mi



Check in anytime after 2:30 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Waterfront Inn

  • The Waterfront Inn is located at 19 Esplanade, 0.3 miles from the center of Shanklin. Shanklin Theatre is the closest landmark to The Waterfront Inn.

  • Check-in time is 2:30 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at The Waterfront Inn.

  • Yes, The Waterfront Inn offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, The Waterfront Inn does not offer free parking.

  • No, The Waterfront Inn does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • The Waterfront Inn is 23.6 miles from Southampton Eastleigh. The Waterfront Inn is 31.1 miles from Bournemouth.

  • Yes, The Waterfront Inn is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • No, The Waterfront Inn does not have a pool onsite.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

0.3 mi

Location rating


Nearest Airport

Southampton Eastleigh

Distance to airport

23.6 mi