Located in Totland Bay on the Isle of Wight, this award-winning, fully licensed, property offers free Wi-Fi in all areas and benefits from free private parking on site. A charming Victorian villa, it is just 328 feet from the beach and just one mile from The Needles landmark attraction. In the mornings, breakfast is served in the bright dining room, alongside our fantastic continental buffet, we serve an award winning Full English breakfast, Eggs Benedict and our special Breakfast Smoked Haddock. Rooms at Sentry Mead are traditionally furnished, and each benefits from a flat-screen TV and a bathroom with free toiletries and bathrobes. Many also have picturesque views. There is cycle storage on site for those wishing to bring their bikes, and a dog-friendly section of beach opposite the building. Freshwater Bay Golf Course is a 5-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5:
1 king bed
Bedroom 6:
1 king bed
Bedroom 7:
1 king bed
Bedroom 8:
1 king bed
Bedroom 9:
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Totland
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  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location was fabulous, the accommodation was very comfortable and the owners very welcoming. It provided the perfect base for exploring the western section of the Isle of Wight. The breakfast was lovely with lots of choice.
  • Lydia
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved the atmosphere and the honesty bar and games made our visit even more special
  • Clementine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved the ‘honesty bar’! Great relaxing areas and the Elemis products were a lovely touch!

Property questions and answers
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  • Is the hotel in walking distance of pubs/eateries? Is there much choice? Many thanks

    Sentry Mead is currently within walking distance of two restaurants. An excellent café will be opening in the next two months which is also within wa..
    Answered on 1 March 2021
  • are there any restaurants in the nearby area (Walking distance) or really good takeaways (Early November 2020)

    We have one restaurant within walking distance - you will need to check that they are open every day during the quieter months. We also have several ..
    Answered on 8 October 2020
  • how much extra for a dog please

    Small dogs are £10 for the first night. Large dogs are £20 for the first night. All dogs are £3 per subsequent night.
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Do you serve evening meals

    we only offer breakfast at Sentry Mead :) but there are plenty of nearby places to eat in the evenings :)
    Answered on 25 September 2021
  • Do you offer dinner in May?

    Sorry we only offer Breakfast at Sentry Mead but there are some lovely places to eat in the evening close by :)
    Answered on 25 September 2021
  • Are tea making services available in the rooms?

    Yes we have tea making facilities in all our rooms
    Answered on 29 May 2022
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Hotel area info

Amenities of Sentry Mead Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Beach
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Packed lunches
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Sentry Mead Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM


From 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Sentry Mead Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sentry Mead Hotel

  • Check-in at Sentry Mead Hotel is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Sentry Mead Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Sentry Mead Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Sentry Mead Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Totland. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Sentry Mead Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Sentry Mead Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Vacation Home

  • The prices at Sentry Mead Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.