Ryde Castle Hotel - Ryde (Isle of Wight)

The Esplande, Ryde (Isle of Wight), United Kingdom, PO33 1GA  show map
 3 stars
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Ryde Castle Hotel - Ryde (Isle of Wight)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Indoor parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Elevator
Meeting facilities

Catering service

24-Hour

24-hour reception

Overview

The comfortable 3-star Ryde Castle Hotel lies within walking distance of HMS Warrior 1860, Seaview Wildlife Encounter and Spinnaker Tower. Renovated in 1996, the hotel combines Victorian architecture with ultimate comfort.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot.

Ryde Castle Hotel offers a spectacular view to its guests.

Rooms

Bright rooms at Ryde Castle Hotel are equipped with free wireless internet, an iron with ironing board, a minibar, heating and multi-channel TV. Some rooms at Ryde Castle Hotel have a view over the sea. This rooms have carpet floor and fine furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a continental breakfast served from 07:00 till 09:00. The a la carte restaurant provides delicious meals. Bar Serves bar is available on site. Guests can dine at The Old Kings Head and Cantina, about 200 meters away from the property.

Services

Residents will benefit from 24-hour reception, newspaper service and 24-hour security.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   18.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

The Esplande, Ryde (Isle of Wight), United Kingdom, PO33 1GA

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City Center
  • Ryde
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    7.1 km
Restaurants
  • King Lud (cuisine: English)
    120 m
  • Purple Mango (cuisine: Indian)
    150 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    18

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 3 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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    Ensuite Double Room
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    • Private bathroom
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      Family Room
      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed
      Size: 3 m²
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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 3 m²
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Ryde Castle Hotel - Ryde (Isle of Wight) Ryde  location
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          Hotel Address:

          The Esplande, Ryde (Isle of Wight), United Kingdom, PO33 1GA

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ryde
            500 m
          • Bus stop
            7.1 km
          Restaurants
          • King Lud (cuisine: English)
            120 m
          • Purple Mango (cuisine: Indian)
            150 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            18

          Hotel Awards

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          Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Ryde Castle Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • kite hill farm - 400 m
          • Wightarts Art Gallery - 1.2 km
          • Waltzing Waters (I O W) Ltd - 1.9 km

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 400 m

          Amusement

          • Peter Pan Playground - 100 m
          • Arcadia - 300 m
          • Ryde Leisure - 600 m
          • The Commodore - 600 m

          Theaters

          • Ryde Theatre - 700 m

          Local attractions

          • Seaview Wildlife Encounter - 2.3 km
            Oakhill Road, Seaview
          • Brading Roman Villa - 6.5 km
            Morton Old Road, Brading
          • Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth - 7.0 km
            Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth
          • Quarr Abbey - 3.5 km
            Ryde PO33 4ESEngland
          • S&D Falconry - 6.8 km
            Wootton Park, Stratford-upon-Avon

          Near the hotel

          • Peter Pan's Funfair & Amusements - 120 m
            The Esplanade, Ryde
          • Donald McGill Archive & Museum - 430 m
            15 Union Street, Ryde

          Restaurants nearby

          • King Lud - 120 m

            Address: 2 Esplanade, Ryde
            Phone: +44 1983 562942

            67% likes this, based on 30 reviews
            Cuisine: English

          • Pavillion Bar - 150 m

            Address: The Esplanade

            71% likes this, based on 32 reviews
            Cuisine: British

          • The Old Kings Head - 180 m

            Address: Quay Street

            64% likes this, based on 44 reviews
            Cuisine: British

          • Purple Mango - 150 m

            Address: 24 Castle St

            66% likes this, based on 20 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian

          • Cantina - 150 m

            Address: Esplanade

            63% likes this, based on 16 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            18

          Hotel Awards

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          Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Ryde Castle Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ryde Castle

          Average guest rating

          6.8out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 76 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.0
          Value
          8.0
          Service
          2.0

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            3.2

            Pleasant Staff

            The room was appalling we have already complained.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Value for money. Beautiful castle setting. Excellent location.

            Poor shower/bathroom amenities

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            very good food, very good staff, very clean linen in the rooms but it needs a face lift.

            Every surface was sticky to the touch, bannisters, doors, dining room tables, it could do with a good clean.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Ryde Castle could be stunning if the owners would spend some money on the refurbishment it so badly needs. The staff are friendly and hard working. The breakfast was good and of generous proportions but the seats you sit on to eat it are badly worn and stained. The bedroom furniture is such a mix that it appears to have come from a boot sale and we pulled the curtains very gently as they appeared not to have been cleaned - ever! Having said that the bed had clean white linen and was comfy but you used the bathroom only when you had to - without any enjoyment - cork floors and a shabby shower.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            Excellent location, handy for town centre, bars, restaurants and beach. Abundant free car parking available at hotel. Good cooked breakfast. Nice seating areas on patio outside bar and restaurant.

            At £99 per room per night we felt that our stay at the Ryde Castle Hotel represented very poor value for money. When we booked a superior double room we were promised 'a spacious room wth fine furnishings, bath, shower and most have a king sized bed' Our room wasn't very spacious, furnishings were old fashioned and of poor quality and we didn't have a king sized bed. We did have a bath and shower, but the bathroom was extremely small and cramped. The water pressure for the shower was very weak, there was no hot water available for a shower on the night of our arrival and the sink had a constantly dripping tap. The bathroom window had no handle and so could not be closed properly The hotel looks inviting from the outside and has the potential to be a very nice hotel but unfortunately the interior of the hotel is is extremely shabby and run down throughout and in need of a complete refurbishment.

          • Older travelers
            5.8

            Location and reception staff very good

            Hotel old and tired looking, rooms old need an update,

          • Single
            7.4

            Convenient location and large car park. Easy access to rest of island and ferry port. Fair price for meals and good outside facilities for dining.

            We felt the bedroom was shabby. Lampshades did not match, neither did bedding and curtains, Impossible to read in the evening as lighting was poor.Nowhere in bathroom for my wife to put her toiletries or bathrobe. General view of the hotel was old fashioned and tired.

          • Group of friends
            5.8

            Hotel rather shabby. Clean in most areas but needs major upgrade in all areas. Food excellent

            Shabby furnishngs/carpets etc

          • Older travelers
            4.6

            The staff were all very pleasant and the breakfasts and a couple of meals we had at the hotel were very nice and good value. The location was good. Nice white good size towels.

            It is badly in need of refurbishment - the double bedroom we had was very small and the furniture was very shabby. The windows are in a bad state with broken panes in our room - it had a depressing feel to it. It is a shame because it could be really nice hotel. If we had known how bad the standard room was going to be we would have paid the supplement for a better room but unfortunately there were none of those rooms available when we arrived.

          • Family with children
            6.6

            The staff were very pleasant and helpful.

            The bedrooms were too hot, the plumbing was pretty awful and the rooms could have done with a small fridge.

          • Couple
            6.2

            Always a good breakfast to get us ready for a day at the Festival. All staff were friendly. The location was perfect for our plans for getting to the festival and only a short walk from Ryde Pierhead. Food in brasserie was good and the outside spaces were nice to enjoy when the sun comes out and we were pleased with the seaview - made a difference to wake up to that view. There was free wi fi which as also a really good bonus. The hotel has some nice quirky characteristics

            I think it could just with bringing up to date with some newer furnishings/curtains and TVs (even just to get freeview in the rooms would be a good).. The shower was also a little poor. The hotel itself has some nice characteristics and again keeping the old and modernising it a little would make a big differemce.

          • Family with children
            4.6

            The Linen and Towels in our room were very clean and fresh. The beds were very comfortable. The room was made tidy and clean every day and provided all facilities advertised E.G. sofa, hairdryer, iron, ironing board. The breakfasts were of a very good standard.

            The Hotel itself is more than a little tired with wiring and plumbing issues and in need of re-decoration throughout. The provision of evening meals was compromised by the functions arranged. Service to the general public and hotel residents stopped on 2 out of the 3 nights we stayed due to the wedding breakfasts taking priority. Our room needed quite a large amount of maintanence; windows did not close, lock or fit properly, light fittings were loose, toilet hard to flush, window in bathroom hard plastic so no ventilation in the bathroom, bath would not drain away very easily, net curtains hem had come down, thick layer of dust on the wall hanging, tv was ancient, tv stand was split, kitchen fans below our room on constantly making room very noisy even through the night, function room, just below, disco noise continued way past midnight. We expected so much more from an Old English Inn owned by Greene King. This hotel could be a fantastic place to stay but is sadly currently poorly maintained and managed.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            The bar and patio for lunch was excellant.Evening menu and main restaraunt were also very good as was the breakfast.Prices were quite reasonable.

            Hotel furnishings seemed a bit tired and in general a refurbishment seems neccessary.

          • Couple
            7.8

            Lovely sea view from our hotel room, although the hotel is situated on a busy main road so there was some noise from the traffic, hovercraft, and a nearby nightclub. (We closed the window and it did not disturb our sleep). The hotel staff are friendly and helpful.

            Our room was nice but quite small and a bit basic for the price we paid. At breakfast there was a fantastic choice of breakfast foods, everything we tried was delicious, but our waitress did not speak English very well so we did not get exactly what we had ordered!! Drinks at the bar are a bit pricey; a friend of ours ordered a rum and coke, when he asked the bar person to fill his glass to the top with coke he was charged an extra 75p.

          • Group of friends
            4.6

            The location

            I was unimpressed that the room was classed a superior double(room 20) which it clearly was not. I did question this on 2 occasions and on the second time was told that the hotel was going to be refurbished in november 2011,not a lot of help to us!!! The room was shabby and the shower did not work. We were not offered the lower rate that other wedding guests on 23/5/2011 received. The breakfast organisation was chaotic,this was mainly due to the fact that no one seemed to be in charge and that the 2 staff did not speak english well enough,to understand guests.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Ryde Castle Hotel - Ryde (Isle of Wight) Ryde  location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          The Esplande, Ryde (Isle of Wight), United Kingdom, PO33 1GA

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ryde
            500 m
          • Bus stop
            7.1 km
          Restaurants
          • King Lud (cuisine: English)
            120 m
          • Purple Mango (cuisine: Indian)
            150 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            18

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedRyde (Isle of Wight)Ryde Castle

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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