It was once one of the most popular hotels in Sandown until it closed – and will soon become a Premier Inn.

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Now, video footage has appeared online of the inside of the derelict Carlton Hotel on Sandown Esplanade, showing the condition of it now.

The video shows the reception, function rooms, lift shaft and outside the building.

Inside the Carlton Hotel (c) Abandoned Isle of Wight YouTube

According to its plans, Premier Inn plans to provide around 65 full-time jobs for local residents with the 100 bedroom hotel – which will include a Brewers Fayre restaurant.


Work to transform the site must begin by November 2019.