Cheap Hotels in Sandown
This family-friendly hotel is just 3 minutes’ stroll from Sandown Pier and the sandy Sandown Beach. The Wight Bay Hotel boasts a bar and restaurant, along with free private parking and free WiFi throughout. The well furnished rooms offer a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms have a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Some rooms boast views towards Culver Cliff and Sandown Bay. In the mornings, The Wight Bay serves an al la carte full English breakfast in the dining room which overlooks the front of the hotel. The restaurant offers a varied menu and meals are prepared using locally sourced ingredients. The bar offers a wide range of wines and you can also enjoy a range of specialist coffees. The Wight Bay Hotel is set amongst the Sandown’s shops and restaurants. Ferncliffe Gardens is just across the road, and features a cliff top walk leading to Shanklin. The hotel is located on the main bus route, providing easy access to the Isle of Wight’s principle towns. Dinosaur Isle and the Isle of Wight Zoo can be reached within 1 mile of the hotel. Guests can take advantage of the discounted ferry tickets that The Wight Bay Hotel offers.
Opposite Sandown’s golden beach, Trouville Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Sandown Pier. This modern Isle of Wight hotel features a traditional restaurant and a leisure centre with sea views. With fresh, modern decor, the bright rooms at Trouville each feature a flat-screen TV, work desk and tea/coffee facilities. Many of the spacious bedrooms have impressive views over the English Channel. The Green Room leisure centre offers indoor bowls and table tennis, and there is also a games area with a pool table. The Trouville Hotel also features a 24-hour front desk. Guests can enjoy classic British cuisine in the elegant restaurant, which overlooks Sandown Bay. The bar offers light snacks and beverages, and full English breakfasts are available daily. Centrally located on Sandown’s seafront, Trouville Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Sandown Railway Station. Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away, and Newport is a 20-minute drive.
Chester Lodge is just 5 minutes’ walk from Sandown’s beaches. This family-run hotels offers pleasant rooms and a shared lounge area. Rooms at Chester Lodge have simple design and lots of light. There is a private bathroom and heating. The property offers lots of free parking space. Shops can be found along the seafront and in the town centre. The pier is just 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Sandown Railway Station is half a mile away.
Situated in the town of Sandown on the Isle of Wight, the family-run Caprera is just a 5-minute walk from Sandown Rail Station and offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and free private parking. Rooms at the Caprera are bright, spacious. Every room comes equipped with a digital TV, and an en suite bathroom. Sandown’s sandy beaches are just a 5-minute walk from the guesthouse and the major A3055 road is just a 2-minute drive away and hugs the island’s south coast offering some wonderful views out to sea.
Hotels in Sandown
With its fantastic sandy beach and photogenic cliffs, Sandown is the picture-perfect English seaside resort, and one of the most famous on the Isle of Wight.
Like many seaside towns, Sandown grew to prominence in the Victorian era, and earned an enviable reputation as one of the country's sunniest and mildest holiday destinations. Indeed, the beach, which is overlooked by numerous palm trees, is the main attraction here, and includes a superb family friendly pier with plenty of amusement attractions.
The Isle of Wight Zoo
Protecting a number of endangered species, the Isle of Wight Zoo is in a historic fort and is known for its special Madagascan exhibit. The attraction opened as the Sandown Zoo shortly after the Second World War, and now houses several African lions and tigers. Spend some time at the Zoo at Home Animal Café, where you can enjoy tasty lunches as you observe the animals.
Other places of interest in the Isle of Wight
Osborne, much loved by Queen Victoria, who regularly stayed here and fell in love with the Isle of Wight, is a magnificent early Victorian building that is regularly open to the public. The house, where Queen Victoria also spent her final days, was built by Thomas Cubitt, who also built many famous London landmarks such as Tavistock Square and part of Buckingham Palace.
Another splendid landmark is Quarr Abbey, a Grade I listed landmark that was built in 1912, while Carisbrooke Castle has stood over the island for more than 900 years on a site that had been inhabited before the Roman era.
Where to dine in the town
Some of the best-rated British-themed restaurants in the town include the Pointer Inn and the Yarbridge Inn, while the Legends restaurant is the place to be if you're a big fan of seafood, delicious steaks and tasty hamburgers. For other mouthwatering British dishes, head to Serenity's, or choose The Beach Shack for other great seafood dishes, pizzas and vegetarian recipes.
You can book a stay at the affordable, immaculate Wight Montrene Hotel, the well-presented Marina Bay Hotel, or the elegant Carprera Hotel, which are some of the most popular Sandown hotels. Other highly rated accommodation establishments include the deluxe Melville Hall Hotel and the opulent Bay Broadway Park Hotel.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Sandown
What are the best hotels to stay in Sandown?The best hotels to stay in Sandown are The Wight Bay Hotel, Eden Spa Hotel at Melville Hall and Caprera.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Sandown?Malvern Hotel in Sandown offers one night in a double room at the price of £35.
What hotels are in the central Sandown neighborhood?The Altavia Hotel, Chester Lodge and The Wight Bay Hotel are located in the central neighborhood of Sandown.
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