The Swiss Cottage in Shanklin, Isle of Wight is one of the oldest properties in Shanklin and is a old Victorian building built originally in 1866 and is now an attractive, 4 Star Silver, friendly traditional seaside guest accommodation.
Under the personal supervision of guest house owners Keith & Christine Beckett, a home from home where guests meet as strangers and leave as friends.
Our guest house is the place to stay for your holidays, short breaks, weekend away or a special deal/offer, look no further as we are conveniently situated in the heart of Shanklin, on a quiet road with its own off street parking.
The Swiss Cottage is within two minutes easy walk to all the amenities Shanklin has to offer, The Shanklin Chine, The Theatre, the picturesque Old Village, the sandy beach and is an ideal base for seeing the entire Island.
Our guest accommodation caters for Half Board and Bed and Breakfast, guests can enjoy their meals in our light and airy modern dining room.
Make your selection from the daily menu, which includes traditional home cooked food using fresh local produce (when available) or maybe you would just like to relax and have a drink from our well stocked competitive bar.
Swiss Cottage Guest House Shanklin has a range of well equipped en-suite rooms, including two family friendly suites, five double and three twins, we also offer single occupancy to take care of everyone’s needs.
So whether your stay with us is on B & B or if you want a hearty evening meal or something special for Valentines Day, Anniversary's, Honeymoons or Birthdays we can cater for everyone.
Internally all our rooms have recently undergone refurbishment from decoration to bedding and externally the guest house has had a bright new face lift. All this just to make your stay a more pleasant experience.
Although we are not rated as a Hotel, we offer the same luxury and much more of a personal touch to our guests, so come and enjoy our high standards of hospitality and service and relax in the comfortable and clean surroundings after a long days sightseeing in our guest accommodation.
This has resulted in us being awarded the much sort after and prestigious Silver Award from Visit England since 2010 for High Quality of Guest Accommodation and Customer Service and we are only one of a handful of establishments who have received this accolade in Shanklin and even on the Isle of Wight.
We have also been rated as one of the top two places to stay in Shanklin and one of the best four places on the Isle Of Wight, since 2010 by our guests on Trip Advisor review website.
Along with being constantly in 1st place for Best Value for Money and 2nd place for near/On the Beach & Family categories for 2012 & 2013.
This resulted in us being nominated for the Top 25 Hotels category in the United Kingdom Awards by Trip Advisor and we are proud to have won 12th place for 2012 Travelers Choice Awards for Families & Friends and have also finished in the Top 10% of the Country during 2012 & 2013 and received A Certificate of Excellence Award for our efforts.
So dont forget to book early to avoid disappointment and we look forward to meeting you soon but dont forget your slippers!