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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

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Watergate Rd, Newquay TR7 3LX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am a single dad with 3 young teenagers 13, 15,15 and went with 2 other mums and their kids who we usually go abroad with on activity breaks and thought we would try cornwall to save flights etc and booked asking if they could give me rooms to help me get some rest too! they obliged with interconnecting rooms... More 

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 5 nights with a friend and 3 children. The staff couldn't have been better. So friendly and accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble and it made you feel relaxed enough to ask. Our rooms were very clean and the housekeeping staff were amazing. The facilities are good and well set up for kids to be entertained. The location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was a really nice experience , 5 stars. The food was tasty and fresh , the service was excellent , and the room was nice and clean . I would delight recommend this Hotel for everyone who wants a relaxed weekend to their pool and spa , and having a nice view from the room. Many thanks , with pleasure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall this is a great hotel for families. The service was very good, the rooms really nice as was the food. Our kids, 9 and 11, enjoyed the games' room and free hire of body boards and wetsuits. And our top floor room and lovely sea views. It is nice how the hotel has different zones for families with really... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a contemporary suite with sea view. It was like having your own apartment with so much space and comfort. We don't recognise an earier reviewers comment about 'tired and tatty bedrooms' just the opposite: they were stylish and modern. The children particularly enjoyed the breakfasts with so much choice. Well done Sands and all the staff!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 8 days at the Sands Resort Hotel & Spa and it was simply amazing. We had read so many great reviews about this place that we were a bit afraid to be disappointed since we had high expectations, but it was truly the best family vacation we ever had. Our children enjoyed every moment (3 and 5 years... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to Cornwall before but are glad we went and stayed at the Sands. Not 'high end' but really well set out for families. Lots of activities for us all to do and the children (aged 11 and 13) just loved it. Great views as well and close to the beach. We stayed in a Comfort Suite... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price of this hotel I was expecting a little bit of luxury. Was very disappointed with the tired looking bedrooms. Chipped, flaky, stained paint work on wood and walls. Lovely photos on the web site of course do not show this up! Twice we had to ask for towels and bathmats for the bathroom, the first request was... More 

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SandsResort, Owner at Sands Resort Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Buttonqueen2015 Thanks for your review and the kind comments regarding your overall holiday, the staff, food, spa and pools. I'm sorry that you found elements of your room tatty. Over a long season rooms in a family hotel can take a battering. We start each season with rooms decorated and tidy but with each room taking 50 to 100... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sands Resort is located in a fantastic position for access to the best parts of Cornwall. It is just North of Newquay, very close to Watergate Bay and not too far south from Padstow. The hotel itself has some great facilities for people with kids including a kids club, great indoor and outdoor pools and a huge outdoor play area... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 6 days in May & had a really great time. This was our first holiday with one year old so we were very apprehensive. After lot of deliberating we booked this resort & are so glad we did. The hotel provides pram, microwave, baby food, has baby listening service, has indoor & outdoor play... More 

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