Isle of Wight Observer January 19, 1856
ON THE BEACH, RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT
THE PROPRIETOR of the above Hotel begs respectfully to inform his numerous Patrons in the various parts of the Kingdom that the above well-known Hotel is being entirely re-built during the Winter; and in the Spring of next year will offer facilities fo Families and other Visitors second to none in the Town. A splendid suite of Rooms will open close on the Beach, while the Bed Rooms will be airy and comfortable. Hot and Cold Baths will further add to the attractions of the Hotel, and every attention will be paid to the pair-horse and single-horse Posting Trade. Wine and Spirit Vaults will be added, for supplying Families in large or small quantities.
Ryde, November, 1855.