Originally a coaching inn dating back to the 17th century, The Wheatsheaf Hotel is situated in the centre of Newport on the Isle Of Wight. It boasts original features and a traditional dining experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This English pub and hotel has home-cooked treats, local ales, beers and wines. Situated in Saint Thomas Square in the heart of Newport, there are adjacent café bars, shops and pubs. The property is a 2-minute walk to central public transport links and a 10-minute drive to the passenger and car ferry ports to both Southampton and Portsmouth. The coastal towns of Ryde, Cowes, Yarmouth and Ventnor are within a 20-minute drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

The Wheatsheaf Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 15 Apr 2015.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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

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Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Newport
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Property questions and answers
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  • I see there's no parking on site so please can you confirm how far the car park is? My husband is waiting for a knee operation so his mobility is redu..

    There is car parking close by on the street around the hotel and we have a small car park with 6 spaces a few minute walk from the hotel
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • Is there somewhere to store our bikes?

    Yes we have lots of private space out the back of the hotel, out of the way of other guests/public.
    Answered on 17 September 2019
  • Is the private bathroom next door to the room?

    All of our rooms have private En Suite bathrooms.
    Answered on 17 September 2019
  • Hi, I have a booking with you on 21st May for 3 nights, are dogs allowed ? Please

    Good morning, Unfortunately we don't allow dogs, sorry. Kind Regards Reception
    Answered on 9 April 2021
  • Hello I’m still waiting for a refund for my cancelled booking . It’s been nearly 2 weeks. Please advise. My name is Kath Alden booking was 31st May

    Hello, Thank you for your message, please allow 21 days for the refund to be processed but booking.com. Kind Regards
    Answered on 9 April 2021
  • Hello, do you have somewhere private or secure to lock our bikes overnight?

    Good afternoon, Yes we have a secure area for bikes.
    Answered on 21 May 2021
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Facilities of The Wheatsheaf Hotel

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French

House rules

The Wheatsheaf Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 23:00


From 07:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club American Express Cash Bankcard The Wheatsheaf Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property can offer discount for the Red Funnel Ferry Service to the Isle of Wight from Southampton. Please contact the property directly for details.

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

Please inform The Wheatsheaf Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Wheatsheaf Hotel

  • The prices at The Wheatsheaf Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Wheatsheaf Hotel is 150 yards from the centre of Newport. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Wheatsheaf Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The Wheatsheaf Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The Wheatsheaf Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at The Wheatsheaf Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Apartment