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Guest Accommodation

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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Comfortable clifftop guest house near the Needles and Alum Bay

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At a glance

Family rooms
Dogs welcome

The Hermitage is an extremely pet- and people-friendly establishment which occupies a stunning and unspoilt location near to the cliff top in Totland Bay. Extensive gardens are well maintained and off-road parking is a bonus. Accommodation is comfortable and guests are assured of a genuinely warm welcome here. A range of delicious items at breakfast provide a substantial start to the day.


  • Rooms: 6
  • Family rooms: 1

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: breakfast


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms


  • Children welcome


  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

From Church Hill (B3322), right into Eden Road, left into Cliff Road, 0.5 mile on right.

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