This very popular guesthouse in the heart of Shanklin is just waiting to give you a friendly warm welcome. With The Havelock being so centrally located you're just a few minutes from the picturesque Old Village and Shanklin Chine, the beach and esplanade and main town, or just relax and unwind in the bar and watch the world go by.


The Havelock was originally built in the 1860’s as a gentleman's residence and is located in a fantastic position in the heart of Shanklin, overlooking the sea. This family run guesthouse is only a few minutes walk to Shanklin Old Village, the beach, main town and the many surrounding pubs and restaurants. 

The Havelock is arranged over 3 floors with the guest lounge, licensed bar, breakfast room and 1 single room located on the ground floor. All other bedrooms are located on the 1st and 2nd floors. The Havelock offers a selection of single, double and family rooms some with sea views and 2 with balconies. All rooms are en-suite with either a shower or a bath with shower over. Digital TV. Tea & coffee making facilities. Hairdryer. WiFi is available in the guest lounge and most bedrooms. Vegetarian and gluten free breakfasts are always available. The Mediterranean style outdoor heated pool is open and heated from mid-May to early September. Limited car parking available. Children 7 years and over welcome. Pets are not accepted. No evening meals available.

Open: 31 March - 29 October 2017 and 16 March - 3 November 2018 |  Minimum number of nights: 2, except a minimum of 3 nights 30-March to 2-April and 8-May to 8-September 2018 and a minimum of 4 nights 21-June to 25-June 2018

Facilities included


  • Car parking
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal - mid May to early September)
  • TV 
  • Hair dryer
  • Hospitality tray


  • Check-in -  between 14:00 - 22:30
  • Check-out - 10:30
  • Breakfast - 08:30 to 09:30

The Havelock Address: 2 Queens Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6AN

  • Shanklin Chine
  • Shanklin Beach
  • Sandown Bay
  • Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Dinosaur Isle
  • Godshill Model Village
  • Islejump Trampoline Park - Lake
  • Various Bars and Restaurants