The Wight

Isle of Wight, 11 Avenue Rd , Sandown, PO36 8BN, United Kingdom


Very good

Based on 357 reviews
  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the guesthouse prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 5.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Minimum Age



General description

The Wight, like no other, is perfectly situated in Sandown, as it is surrounded by many enjoyable landmarks, such as The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and also it has a vital location because of being near to Carisbrooke Castle.
This guest house ensures guests’ recreational moments with The Wight's spectacular fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna and spa. The comfy and elegant rooms offer Wi-Fi, heating system and phones.
Check-in: From 02:00 PM to 23:30 PM
Check-out: From 07:30 AM to 10:00 AM


With a stay at The Wight in Sandown, you'll be near the beach, just a 3-minute walk from Sandown Beach and 9 minutes by foot from Sandown Pier. This 4-star guesthouse is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Dinosaur Isle and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Isle of Wight Zoo.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sandown Beach - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Sandown Pier - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Dinosaur Isle - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Isle of Wight Zoo - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Brading Roman Villa - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Shanklin Beach - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Cliff Lift - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Shanklin Theatre - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Shanklin Chine - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Shanklin Old Village - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Amazon World Zoo Park - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Bembridge Windmill - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Bembridge Lifeboat Station - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Wight is Southampton (SOU) - 75.9 km / 47.2 mi


Feast your senses at one of The Wight's eateries serving a variety of tasty dishes, or tranquillise with a drink at the guest house's bar. The breakfast buffet is provided from 08.15 AM to 9:45 AM.


The interiorly-designed, chic and comfortable 41 rooms and suites at The Wight include a heating system, tea/coffee machines, safes and phones and for more pleasure, there is also a TV in addition to Wi-Fi.
When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your en-suite bathroom that is fitted with a shower/ bathtub, toilet, hairdryer, and toiletries. Housekeeping services are provided as well.


The Wight provides a group of magnificent services to meet guests’ needs, such as Games room, luggage storage, Wi-Fi, multilingual staff, library and ATM. You can get benefit from the hotel superb fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna and spa.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


The property is closed between December 07 and February 14.

Hotel Amenities

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Sauna

  • ATM

  • Indoor pool

  • Kids pool

  • Gift shop

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Front desk services
  • Front desk
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Steam room
  • Wedding services
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Family friendly
  • Kids pool
  • Gift shop
  • Supermarket
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • ATM
  • Business centre
  • Garden
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Does The Wight offer free breakfast?

    No, The Wight does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Wight have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Wight doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Wight provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Wight have a swimming pool?

    No, The Wight does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Wight have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Wight does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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