Hotels and B&B's near Sailing Regatta

Fountain Inn

PO31 7AW, Cowes, High Street

The Fountain Inn overlooks the River Medina and has harbour views from its al fresco dining area. It offers free Wi-Fi, a good breakfast and live music on most Friday and Saturday nights. Located in... read more

384 reviews 7.7
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£ 52.50

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Onefifty

PO31 7NE, Cowes, 150 Park Road

In the seaside town of Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, this B&B offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on site. With a conservatory breakfast room and a terraced garden, it is a 10-minute drive... read more

211 reviews 9.8
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£ 67.50

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The Caledon Guest House

PO31 7EG, Cowes, 59 Mill Hill Road

Situated in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, The Caledon Guest House boasts free Wi-Fi and free private parking. This family run Victorian house is just 5 minutes’ walk from the bustling town centre. The... read more

75 reviews 9.7
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£ 84.00

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Mimosa Lodge

PO31 8DW, Cowes, 59 Baring Road

Situated in half an acre of tranquil gardens on the Isle of Wight, this B&B is just a short walk from the beach. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, and the town... read more

158 reviews 9.7
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£ 95.00

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The Woodvale

PO31 8LE, Cowes, 1 Princes Esplanade

With beautiful sea views from the esplanade in Cowes, The Woodvale provides stylish accommodation on the Isle of Wight’s northern coast. With a bar and restaurant offering fine dining, this hotel serves a full English... read more

160 reviews 8.9
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£ 90.00

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Prince of Wales

PO32 6JT, East Cowes, York Avenue, East Cowes

In East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the Prince of Wales is opposite Osborne House, the former home of Queen Victoria. A 3-minute drive from the ferry terminal linking the island to the UK... read more

254 reviews 8.2
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£ 59.00

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Endeavour House

PO31 7EG, Cowes, 47 Mill Hill Road

Within 10 minutes’ walk of the East and West Cowes ferry terminals, Endeavour House provides luxurious bed and breakfast on the Isle of Wight’s northern coast. This guest house offers free on-site parking and Wi-Fi.... read more

86 reviews 9.3
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£ 73.00

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Gray's Inn

PO31 7TW, Cowes, Union Road

Situated 2 minutes’ walk from the ferry terminal, high street and local pubs & restaurants, Gray’s Inn features free WiFi throughout and offers en-suite rooms. Each room at Gray’s Inn features a nautical theme and... read more

163 reviews 9.4
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£ 80.00

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Cliffhanger 18 Castle Road

PO31 7QZ, Cowes, Cliffhanger 18 Castle Road Cowes Isle of Wight

Cliffhanger 18 Castle Road offers accommodation in Cowes, 2.6 km from Osborne House. Situated on the beachfront, this property has barbecue facilities, a garden and a terrace. This holiday home with sea views features tiled... read more

10 reviews 9.8
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£ 450.00

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Villa Rothsay Hotel

PO31 8DF, Cowes, 29 Baring Rd

Offering views of the nearby sailing boats, Villa Rothsay Hotel is located in Cowes, Isle of Wight. Free WiFi access is available, as well as free parking. Each room here will provide you with a... read more

183 reviews 9.1
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£ 90.00

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Albert Cottage Hotel

PO32 6BD, East Cowes, York Avenue East Cowes

Situated in East Cowes, Albert Cottage Hotel provides accommodation with free WiFi and a garden with a terrace. The country house offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with bathrobes,... read more

113 reviews 8.6
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£ 119.00

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Watch House Barn

PO31 7RH, Cowes, 31 Bath Road

The Watch House Barn, located in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, features a restaurant with a working model railway. There is free WiFi available throughout. Osborne House is just 2 miles away. All rooms... read more

110 reviews 7.4
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£ 50.00

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North House

PO31 7HY, Cowes, North House Sun Hill

Set in Cowes, North House is 2.5 km from Osborne House and features facilities like outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and garden. Featuring a concierge service, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. The... read more

270 reviews 9.6
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£ 95.00

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Pebble Lodges

PO31 8LE, Gurnard, 22 Prince's Esplanade Gurnard

Set in Gurnard, Pebble Lodges offers accommodation with free WiFi. The lodge offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries, a hair dryer and shower. A microwave and... read more

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£ 65.00

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Events are easy to see from the shore


The Isle of Wight takes on a festival like atmosphere over the week, as it welcomes not only the boating crews and support staff but also up to 100,000 spectators eager to see the best in British boating competing for glory. The racing takes place in the Solent (the strait between England and the Isle of Wight) which is known for it’s tricky and challenging strong double tides, and this allows the sailors to showcase their technical skills while battling the elements.

starCowes Week Accommodation

The majority of events are easy to see from the shore, which makes it a great event for families to attend as it is quite affordable. The pleasant weather makes it easy to pack a picnic and enjoy some The event attracts people from all walks of life, from royalty and celebrities through to the everyday yachting enthusiast. It’s a fun time to indulge in a bit of people spotting as well as watching the races! There are a variety of corporate tents set up and the festivities end with a spectacular fireworks show.

Places to Stay Isle of Wight


seafront hotel isle of wightAs you can imagine with all of these visitors, the limited accommodation on the Isle of Wight quickly becomes occupied so you need to plan ahead if you want to stay for a few nights. The party atmosphere extends long into the night, so while you can come for a day trip, it’s awesome to be able to stay longer and enjoy the chance to rub shoulders with the boat crews and other boating fans.

There are some beautiful historical hotels that you can stay at, as well as a range of bed and breakfasts that are eager t give visitors a real taste of Isle of Wight life. Some cheaper options include the caravan parks and campsites which are popular with families and bargain hunters. There is also a range of places to eat from affordable fish and chip shops to the highs of fine dining in some of the more sophisticated restaurants.

Many of accommodation venues on the Isle also offer pet-friendly accommodation, so this can be a great chance to share a break with your beloved pooch or adventurous kitty!

If you have been meaning to visit the Isle of Wight, Cowes Week is a perfect time to see the island at it’s best and get to witness professional sportspeople performing amazing tasks in their sport.We can offer you the cheapest rates for budget rooms beside Cowes Week races on the Isle of Wight. Accommodations can be found in Cowes, or nearby in Shanklin, Sandown, Ryde and Newport.

One of the nearest accommodations is the Union Inn. The Union Inn is the oldest pub in Cowes, offering individually styled boutique rooms just a 5-minute walk from the bustling marina. The ferry terminal is only 200 metres away, whilst many of the historic yacht clubs are also within a few minutes’ walk. Charming shops, pubs and restaurants surround the Inn.

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week is traditionally held during the week beginning on the first Saturday after the last Tuesday in July.

In 2019 Cowes Week is being held from August 10th to August 17th, and is held on the area of water between southern England and the Isle of Wight.

Location of Cowes Week


The Races are held in Cowes, a town on the Isle of Wight.

Ferries to Cowes Week

Ferries to and from the island to Southampton port and the harbour of Lymington. From Southampton there are car ferries to East Cowes and Red Jet fast passenger ferries to Cowes. A Blue Funnel passenger service runs from Lymington throughout Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Nearest International Airports ?

The nearest international airports are Southampton and Bournemouth Hurn Airport. All of the London airports are within easy reach by taxi car or train.

What to do and see


Osborne House (East Cowes, PO32 6JX, England): former home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Worth a visit plenty to keep adults and children interested and it has lots of free parking space.

Sir Max Aitken Museum (83 High Street, Cowes, England): museum showcasing a collection of interesting marine items and paintings.

Isle of Wight Military History Museum (490 Newport Road, Cowes PO31 8QU, England): military museum displaying tanks of all shapes and sizes.

St Mildred’s Church (Beatrice Avenue, Whippingham, England): small church close to Osbourne House.

The Classic Boat Museum (Albany Road, East Cowes PO32 6AA, England): museum close by the East Cowes Red Funnel Ferry terminal. Worthwhile if you like historic boats.