Swiss Cottage Isle of Wight

"Come and enjoy our high standards of hospitality and service "

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Welcome to All our Guests –

We are now open for bookings for 2024 season, so we are here to Welcome all our guests back to the Island and we hope that we all come to live & cope with Covid, Cost of Living Crisis & Inflation this year.

Early booking is advisable to enjoy our clean air & the lovely sunshine on our fabulous beaches and have some lazy days on the Island.

Browse through our website and we hope you like what you see and then get in touch and have a chat and see when we can get you booked in.

When booking we advise all our guests to read our current T & C’s.

We also strongly advise you to make sure you take out adequate Holiday Insurance when booking with the Post Office or your own company, just in case of any eventualities to make a claim against any money lost due to cancellation.

We look forward to welcoming you when you do come.

Keep Safe Keith & Christine 



The Swiss Cottage is a multi award-winning guest house in Shanklin, Isle of Wight, providing high standards of hospitality and service, so if you are looking for a Bed & Breakfast  for your weeks holiday or short break of 3 days or more in the seaside town of Shanklin, our four-star silver guest accommodation is suitable for all requirements.

We provide quality bed and breakfast rooms (Feb to November) which includes traditional home cooked breakfasts for guests to enjoy in our dining room.

We also cater for those who wish to stay on Room Only Basis.

The holiday accommodation at Swiss Cottage has the high standards of a Hotel but with the friendly, personal touch of a family-run B&B overseen personally by Keith & Christine Beckett.

The Swiss Cottage guest house is a old Victorian building built in 1866 and is on a quiet street with its own limited off street parking in the heart of Shanklin, close to all the local amenities and is a short flat stroll away from our glorious Beach & Esplanade.

We have given the property a tasteful modern face lift to provide superb En-suite bedrooms  and all the attention to detail that will make your stay really special & memorable.

We have links to sites like Expedia,,, Trivago, TripAdvisor & Red Funnel Holidays and our own Visit Isle of Wight Tourism site but we prefer you to book directly with us, as not only are our prices cheaper but we firmly still believe in speaking to all our guests and giving them that personal touch right from the off

So please take time to look at our other pages for further information and our Last Minute Offers before you contact us to book your holiday break to see it all for yourself.

We are a completely no smoking & no e-cigarettes establishment and have been for years. We have an outside patio area that you can used but not during breakfast times whilst other guests are still eating.

We do not allow pets to stay but do allow service guide dogs. We do have 2 small dogs, Gnasher & Tammy and 1 cat Daisy  who no doubt will come and say hello to you.

The Swiss Cottage has been described as ‘A home from home where guests meet as strangers and leave as friends’ but don’t forget your slippers.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


The Swiss Cottage has been continually voted as one of the top properties in Shanklin, as well as one of the best places to stay in the whole of the Isle of Wight by Trip Advisor reviewers for the past 13 years and are only one of the few still rated 5 out 5 with one of the highest satisfaction rates at 96%.

Our attention to detail and all our little extra touches puts us a cut above the rest and our many Awards & recognitions are gratefully appreciated for our efforts.

See our Award winning logos below.

Swiss Cottage Isle of Wight

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