Esplanade Hotel, Shanklin, Isle of Wight


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Hotel in Shanklin, Isle of Wight
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Group bookings for Schools.

The Esplanade Hotel is a very popular destination for school groups, we currently cater for between 12 - 15 individual school groups during the year and we are now extending the booking season into September and October. The normal visit duration is 4 nights, Monday to Friday, but we are flexible for longer stays or weekends if required.

The Hotel can accommodate approximately 56 students in multi bedded rooms, 8 Teachers in twins and singles and 1 room dedicated for the coach driver. However each group can be accommodated on a booking by booking basis for capacity options. 

Our menu is designed specifically for school groups, with a genuinely excellent reputation for quality. The group leaders of our existing schools are happy to provide references of the highest calibre about their Isle of Wight and Esplanade Hotel experiences.

The vast majority of our groups return to us year upon year, and secure bookings up to 3 years in advance.  We believe this says a great deal about the way we approach the care of our groups, and the friendships formed to make the visits work in such a way that we genuinely look forward to the time when their annual visit approaches.

The Hotel is perfectly positioned directly on Shanklin beach, and benefits from fabulous sea views. Many of our groups take advantage of the beach for evening games and activities. We believe that your visit should be at a fully inclusive cost, therefore any accommodation rates quoted will include the following.

  • Complimentary bottle of wine each night for the teaching staff at dinner.
  • Choice of hot breakfast items each day for children and adults.
  • 3 course dinner menu (plus tea, coffee and wine for adults)
  • Full waitress service of all meals.
  • Use of yhe restaurant area in the evenings for meetings and activities.
  • Packed lunches with a choice of sandwich fillings each day.
  • Last night Disco with free drink for children during the evening.
  • inspection visits welcomed.

The Esplanade Hotel if a family owned and operated business. We pride ourselves on our providing a personalised service, and by ensuring that everything runs smoothly while your group are in the hotel, this will allow you the opportunity to make your trip highly successful and enjoyable.

Your security and safety will be foremost in our minds while you are at the hotel, and with this in mind we are able to offer the following features.

  • CRB checked.
  • New fire alarm system, remotely monitored and connected directly to the emergency services.
  • Fully risk assessed for school group bookings.
  • Twin fire escape stairwells.
  • CCTV on entrances and exits.
  • Exclusive use of the hotel for your group.

If you are interested in booking the hotel for your Isle of Wight school group visit, we would be most pleased to discuss your requirements and provide detailed costs for your visit. Please telephone or email us for full details and a written quotation, or use the booking enquiry form at the top of the page and we will contact you to discuss your individual requirements.

Esplanade Hotel, Sandown Bay, Isle of Wight

Group and School Booking Enquiries Only

 (minimum 25 persons)

Name of group or school
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Total number of Adults and Children in group
Arrival date
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Hotels on the Isle of Wight
Esplanade Hotel, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BG :: 01983 863001 ::
The Esplanade Hotel in Shanklin, Isle of Wight. We accept group bookings at our Hotel and Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.