The award-winning Swiss Cottage is a home away from home with its wide range of facilities and variety of rooms to choose from. Guests can expect exquisite four-star service from this family-run B&B, with close proximity to the beach and esplanade.

Covid-19 Updates - 'We're Good to Go'

What does 'We're Good to Go' mean for me? Find out more

Please be aware that not all facilities may be available since re-opening, please see the 'Useful info' tab for more updates

Overnight stays are now permitted in all our accommodation sectors. However, government guidance must still be followed including the Rule of 6 or 2 households only in an indoor setting. Please ensure to check the latest government guidance prior to booking your holiday.

For the latest restriction and facility information, please refer directly to the accommodation provider before making a booking

We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeds £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 02380 019192 or email your request to

Please note: we recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking. 


The Swiss Cottage is a multi award-winning guest house, conveniently situated in a quiet road but within two minutes easy walk to all amenities that Shanklin has to offer.  This family run guest house caters for bed and breakfast and is being continually improved throughout, which has transformed this guest house into a 4 star Guest Accommodation plus a Silver Award for Service, Cleanliness and Hospitality and Visit England's Breakfast Award.

There are a range of en suite family suites, doubles, twins and single occupancy rooms available, with complimentary bathroom accessories.  There is a comfortable bar/lounge where a drink may be enjoyed during the evening or sit out on the comfy chairs on decked patio or try one of the many local public houses/restaurants. Flat screen digital TV with Freeview.  DVD player. CD player. USB ports in every room. Tea/coffee facilities.  Mini-fridge. Fans. Hair dryer. Free Wi-Fi access.  Ironing board & Trouser Press.  Sky TV in main lounge. Car parking for 6 cars on the forecourt.  Complimentary Gift for those celebrating a Special Occasion whilst on your stay.  A 15% discount applies for children aged 13 years and over in the family suite. Pets not accepted (except guide dogs).

Open: 27 February - 26 November 2021 |  Minimum number of nights: 3

Facilities included


  • Car parking
  • WiFi 
  • TV and DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini fridge
  • Ironing board and Trouser press
  • CD player
  • USB ports


  • Check-in - 15:00 to 19:00
  • Check-out - 10:00
  • Breakfast - 08:00 to 09:00



Covid-19 updates

Swiss Cottage request you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible.
Please check out their Coronavirus update - find out more.
If you have any worries or concerns please call Swiss Cottage on 01983 862333 and they will be happy to discuss them with you. 

The Swiss Cottage Address: 10 St Georges Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BA

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