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Sandy Balls Holiday Village

5.0 of 5
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Godshill Village, New Forest National Park, Fordingbridge SP6 2JZ, England
Sandy Balls Holiday Village
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a long weekend recently. The weather was great and made the whole stay very good. I did not use many of the facilities other than the bar and restaurant but everywhere was kept clean. Good range of food in the bar/ restaurant and well cooked if slightly over priced (the tapas is very good). We had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in our motorhome here for 4 nights, the park was clean and lovely. We were disappointed at the lack of WIFI in the accommodation areas, and the food at the Italian restaurant was not all good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely, peaceful Friday to Monday retreat with champagne on arrival. The Laid Back Plus lodges are a significant improvement on the old classic pine lodges and we were a short walk away from the centre. The pub restaurant was as friendly as usual, although the lack of steaks wasn't remedied for the whole weekend. (Couldn't the ordering process be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned from a 4 night mid-week break (Mon - Fri) in a Premium Plus lodge set on the outskirts of the forest. We had an amazing time and Sandyballs exceeded all our expectations from the moment we arrived. We stayed in Lodge 213, which we specified at the time of booking. The lodge overlooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a kids rugby tour and had a 2 bedroom Premium Plus Laid back lodge... it was very clean, well laid out, if a little cramped. We had 2 people in here, probably wouldn't want to do 4 people as there's not much storage for clothes etc The beds were far too soft but overall it was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided this year to see a little bit of the UK, and bought a tent, this was our first outing with the tent, and it was ok. I was surprised at the cost per night, especially in April, we paid just over £60 for a pitch with hookup for power and water. Sounded like a bargain for the first time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Sandyballs for a midweek break this month. We had a 6 berth Premium Plus Lodge. The lodge was reasonably clean and had the furniture, curtains and carpets & bathrooms all renewed. We could check in at 2.30, the lodge had been cleaned but not properly, we found things the previous guests had left in drawers in the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very expensive, but then we did stay in a vista lodge with a hot tub, must admit the lodge is the same layout as the other lodges but with windowed doors that slide open and the hot tub made the stay worthwhile. We come here every year, but feel the pricing is very expensive, especially as you have to pre... More 

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South Ockendon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a long weekend at the end of March with my wife and 2 boys aged 5 and 3. We all had a fantastic time. We paid £280 (15% discount) and stayed in a premium lodge. We paid £20 more for the right to pick which lodge we wanted and this was money well spent as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a dog friendly lodge. Absolutely perfect and much better than staying in a hotel as the dog felt at home. Decked outside area securely shut off which meant he could wonder outside on his own too. All the amenities required and set in the middle of the New Forest with lots of fantastic places to go walking.

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