Based in the heart of the popular seaside resort of Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, The St. Leonards Guest House offers free on-site parking, free Wi-Fi access and a bar. A haven for walkers and cyclists, more than half the island is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The brightly decorated rooms at The St. Leonards Guest House each feature a TV with satellite channels and a DVD player. They also include an private bathroom with a hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary toiletries.

The main shopping center in Shanklin, home to a variety of retail shops, bars and restaurants, is a 4-minute walk away.

Shanklin Chine, a wooded coastal ravine that contains waterfalls, trees and lush vegetation, is a short 8-minute walk from the guest house.

The nearest ferry terminal to access the island, Ryde, is just a 22-minute drive to the north.

This is our guests' favorite part of Shanklin, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The St. Leonards Guest House has been welcoming guests since Oct 4, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Shanklin, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi can I reserve this for me and my husband with my2 children age 7 and 12 , I just felt that this will fit us if you agree please ?? thank you xx
    have you booked and what date are you coming or what date are you looking at
    Answered on 26 June 2021
  • Hi can you get discount on ferry crossing as it’s coming out expensive . Thank you
    Can you let me know who you are
    Answered on 17 June 2021
  • Hello do you get a discount for ferry crossings
    Hi yes you can call Pat
    Answered on 22 May 2021
  • hi do you have luggage storage available?
    yes, I can storage
    Answered on 13 September 2022
  • Hi are we able to fit a transit van in the car park, without it getting blocked in? Would be up and out early in the morning so couldnt be blocked in..
    yes i can Pat
    Answered on 28 July 2022
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Amenities of The St. Leonards Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Family rooms
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The St. Leonards Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 9:30 AM to 10:00 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 over 8 are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Mastercard Visa Cash The St. Leonards Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

You are kindly requested to inform the property in advance about your estimated arrival time. You will be able to insert this information in the section “Special Requests” at the time of booking or you can contact the property directly.

Please inform The St. Leonards Guest House 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 The St. Leonards Guest House

  • The prices at The St. Leonards Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The St. Leonards Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beach

  • Room options at The St. Leonards Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Single
    • Twin/Double

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from The St. Leonards Guest House.

  • Guests staying at The St. Leonards Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The St. Leonards Guest House is 1,150 feet from the center of Shanklin.

  • Check-in at The St. Leonards Guest House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.