Yelf's Hotel, Ryde
19th Century hotel in Ryde with spacious rooms and close to the beach and all local amenities.
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- 19th century buildings
- Smoking permitted
- Breakfast included
- Free public car parking (nearby)
- Children welcome
- Historic Property
- Free broadband access
- Outdoor terrace
- Garden furniture
- Children's cots
- Children's highchairs
- Sky Television
- Luggage storage
- Linen included
- Towels included
- Sitting room
- Iron/ironing board
- Hair dryers
- Central heating
Food and Drinks
- Tea room
- English breakfast (included)
- Lunch available (at additional cost)
- Dinner available (at additional cost)
- Recommended walks
- Beach (walking distance)
- Pub (walking distance)
- Historic houses
- Golf course (a short drive)
- Tennis courts (walking distance)
- Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
- Theatre (a short drive)
Yelf's Hotel offers an all year round service, including Christmas, to holiday and business visitors, from single rooms and suites to self-catering accommodation. The hotel is one of the oldest original coaching inns on the Isle of Wight and has been carefully refurbished to retain much of its charm and atmosphere.
The comfortable Bar and Lounge, Conservatory and Patio Beer Garden, and an air conditioned Restaurant and Conference suite provide Islanders and visitors alike with a relaxing venue for a drink or delicious meal during a short stay or longer break. Whatever the purpose of your visit, you're guaranteed a warm welcome, fine food and great service all year round.
History to the present day
John Cooper, a brewer in the town, built a large hotel on the new road in 1801. Originally known as the Ryde Hotel it was renamed Yelf's Hotel after he sold it to Robert Yelf. The building initially stood alone on the new road but was impressive enough to be the only inn in Ryde to appear in the 1811 Edition of the Newchurch Parish Church Rate Book with the title "hotel".
Food and Drinks
Breakfast is served Monday - Friday 7.00am - 10.00am Saturday - Sunday 8.00am - 10.00am this includes a full English or a contiental breakfast incorporating a large choice of cereals, fruit juices, fresh fruit salad, croissants, pastries or warm homebaked rolls with a choice of preserves.
Yelf's has an excellent restaurant called the Dutch Room which offers a delicious Table D'hote and Traditional Bar menus and also a daily specials board. The Chefs use the finest ingredients to create wholesome home cooked meals for all the menus which are supported by a wine list which impress the most discerning of connosieurs.
The lounge bar offers a large range of beers and spirits and some local real ales.
Grounds and gardens
Yelfs rear patio garden is hot and sunny all day during the summer months and is the perfect place to catch up with a pitcher of Pimms or an ice cold beer.
Spa facilities are available for Yelf's guests to use for a small charge at the hotels partner 4 star hotel & Spa. This luxurous hotel is just a 10 minute drive away and boasts an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, experience shower and treatment rooms.
Arrival information and how to find us
Address: Yelf's Hotel, 54 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2LG, United Kingdom
Check In: 14.00pm Check Out: 10.30am
Directions: From the Wightlink Fishbourne car ferry terminal turn right onto Fishbourne Lane, at the traffic lights turn left onto A3054 signposted to Ryde, continue on A3054 travelling through Binstead Village until next set of traffic lights then branch left onto Queens Rd and head for town centre. Continue on to next set of lights then turn left still heading towards the town centre and take the second turning on the right into Lind Street. Continue straight over the zebra crossing into Union Street where the hotel is situated half way down on the left hand side.
From Wightlink Passenger Terminal at Ryde Pier Head make your way down the pier by walking or travelling on the Island Line train to Ryde Esplanade then cross over the Esplanade and walk up Union Street where the hotel is a five minute walk on the right hand side.