The Rowborough stands proudly in the heart of Shanklin, complete with gardens where the guests can relax and soak up the sun, all of which makes for a home-from-home environment. Facilities are vast here at the family-run Rowborough. Whether you’re here to explore the island or looking to relax, this is the guest house for you. Pets are also welcome.


Set in beautiful gardens The Rowborough is a friendly, family run Guest House, set within walking distance to the cliff path, promenade and local amenities of Shanklin. The location makes it ideal for exploring Shanklin and Sandown. 
Accreditations: AA 4 Stars Silver Award and Traveller’s Choice Award for one of the Best Small Hotels in UK with Trip Advisor.

All bedrooms are en suite facilities. One Ground floor room is mobility friendly. Tea/coffee making facilities, Flat screen TV/DVD, Radio/Alarm & Hairdryers in all rooms. Choice of menu - special diets catered for. Residents licensed bar, Guest Lounge & Conservatory. Free WiFi available throughout. Landscaped gardens with Terrace. Off-street car parking available. Children aged 5 years and over welcome (Children 14 years and over are counted as an adult). Small dogs only accepted by prior arrangement - charge applies.

Open: 13 April - 27 October 2019  |  Minimum number of nights: 2  | Half-board is only available 15- 31 March and 7-27 October 2019. Evening meals may be arranged at other times directly with The Rowborough

Facilities included


  • Car parking
  • WiFi 
  • TV and DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Hospitality tray 


  • Check-in - 14:00
  • Check-out - 10:30
  • Breakfast - 08:00 to 09:00
  • Evening meal - 18:30


  • Small dogs only accepted by prior arrangement - charged at £5 per night payable to Rowborough on arrival, please declare breed and names of any dog in your party in the 'Special Requests' box below.

The Rowborough Address: 32 Arthurs Hill, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6EX

  •  Shanklin Chine

  • Shanklin Old Village
  • Godshill Model Village
  • Sandown Bay
  • Shanklin Esplanade and Beach
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club
  • Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Dinosaur Isle
  • Many bars and restaurants