St Boniface Villa or Hotel

St Boniface Villa or Hotel. By Michael Freeman.

St. Boniface Villa was one of Ventnor’s earliest buildings, imitating an Italian style. It was a hotel until 1859, but then became the residence of the Revd. John Roper and his two sisters. By 1888, it had been turned into a rest home for London cabmen. Then , in 1894, the villa was made into four separate apartments and re-named The Lions.

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