The Seaview Hotel Restaurant and Bar is a rare example of a unique independent British coastal hotel. Located on the north-east Isle of Wight in the picturesque sailing village of Seaview. The Restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Bib Gourmand. There are several dog-friendly rooms and the Pump Bar is noted for well kept local ales.
What makes a stay at The Seaview Hotel & Restaurant unique?
Seaview has a nostalgic feel as if not much has changed since the Fifties. In the summer, the Solent is teaming with pretty boats and out of season there's an unspoiled singular charm to the place. There's plenty of pretty walks along the coast and the Island is also renowned for good cycling. The hotel has six electric bikes available to hire and there's also Tesla Destination and Universal Electric Vehicle charging points in the car park. The hotel is situated 2 minutes from the sea and minutes from Seagrove and Priory Bay. There's plenty of good old-fashioned fun to be had crabbing, rock-pooling, and beachcombing.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Seaview Hotel & Restaurant?
The hotel has 25 rooms including a family suite, the Apartment that sleeps 4 adults and 2 children, and a self-catering cottage. The Rope Walk rooms have many mod cons including TV's in the bathroom! All rooms have flat-screen TV's. Some rooms have sea views. The Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes and the bars have made it into the AA Pub Guide - the fish and chips is a must!
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Seaview area?
Whilst on the Island why not visit Queen Victoria's summer palace, Osborne House? Head off to the West Wight to visit Dimbola Museum, the former home of Julia Margaret Cameron and the birthplace of fine art photography. If you want an outdoor adventure then hop over to Tackt Isle located in the neighboring village where you can kayak, SUP, mountain bike and much more. In the summer climb a tree with Goodleaf Treeclimbing or have a sundowner overlooking the Solent. If you like gin then the Mermaid is for you. Located a 5-minute drive from the hotel, it's the Island's only distillery and home to Mermaid Gin.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The Island is becoming renowned for good food. Threebuoys fish restaurant in Appley Park produces modern fish dishes and enjoys splendid views over the Solent. A trip to the Garlic Farm will never disappoint - be sure to pick up some Vampire relish. If you enjoy plant-based cuisine then Tansy's kitchen in Godshill has an array of wholesome, honest vegan delights. The Island has many great pubs including The Pointer Inn in Newchurch and The Chequers Inn in Rookley. The Mermaid Distillery in Seaview produces the multi-award winning Mermaid gin distilled with local botanics.