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.

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Please Note: we strongly recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking, to include cancellations and Covid-19 related issues.


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).

*To stay at The Swiss Cottage, guests must have had both COVID-19 vaccinations and also any subsequent booster jabs depending on your age/timetable of vaccinations - proof will be asked for when checking in at the property*

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 that you be mindful of government and local advice and guidelines regarding Covid-19.
Please check out their Coronavirus update - find out more.

Payment Plan
We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if your journey is more than 60 days ahead with the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeding £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 
02380 019192 or email your request to

On-request Bookings
Please note: all On-Request bookings are manually checked with the accommodation provider by our team before availability is confirmed. If available, one of our team will contact you directly by phone or email (usually within 4 working hours*) to confirm and complete your booking. Please disregard any payment remittance received following checkout – this is not a confirmation of your booking.

*due to a high volume of bookings/enquiries we anticipate the our usual response may be extended beyond 4 hours and we thank you for your patience.

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