The Miclaran Guest House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Welcome to the Miclaran Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, just for adults.

The Miclaran holds a superb cliff top location in a quiet residential area between Shanklin and Sandown, enjoying stunning panoramic sea views over Sandown Bay to Culver Cliff.  The garden is adjacent to the cliff path and steps nearby lead down to Shanklin's lovely sandy beaches below. 

The bay is sheltered and offers safe bathing and a variety of water sports such as canoeing, sailing and paddle boarding.  

Walkers and cyclists are welcomed and guests just wanting to relax and unwind -perhaps with a drink in our beautiful garden overlooking the sea. 

The picturesque Thatched Shanklin Old Village, Shanklin and Sandown Esplanades are within walking distance where you will find an array of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops. 

We are proud of the standard of accommodation and service offered to guests:

  • Adults only
  • Panoramic sea view rooms
  • Comfortable individually decorated bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • Complimentary toiletries and beverage trays
  • Great breakfasts with vegetarian and special diet options
  • Guest Lounge
  • Garden with terrace and sea views.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Secure Cycle Storage

Our personal aim is to ensure that you enjoy your stay and recommend our accommodation to others. 

BOOK DIRECT for the BEST PRICE and SPECIAL OFFERS- a loyalty discount is offered to returning guests and for direct bookings discounted car ferry packages can be offered.

There are good transport links if not bringing a car, the local train station is a 10 minute walk away and there is a very good regular bus service across the island- please refer to location page.

The Miclaran caters exclusively for adults only (16 years minimum) and has a no smoking policy in place throughout the premises.

**********CORONAVIRUS COVID19 UPDATE*********

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Please support our small hospitality business.

********** CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 UPDATE *************

The Government's instructions as of 23 March 2020 is to stay at home and travel only when essential, and have asked that accommodation providers close.  

Our diary is closed until 4 July 2020 as we need to continue to follow the Government's guidelines to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.

 We will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so, following Governments guidelines.

Given the unique circumstances we find ourselves facing with Coronavirus CO Vid19 we are being flexible over our booking policy for bookings with arrival dates before 4 July 2020. 

The booking can be amended to a later date, up to a year from your original booking date, subject to our availability and seasonal price, the non- refundable deposit taken for your original booking will be transferred to the new booking.

If you have a booking with us in June and would like to reschedule your date please call us direct on 01983 862726 or email

Keep safe and well

Kindest Regards

Sue & Alan

Telephone: 01983 862726

The Miclaran
Littlestairs Road
Isle of Wight
PO37 6HS