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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Watergate Rd, Newquay TR7 3LX, England
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Ranked #4 of 52 hotels in Newquay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for young families. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely outdoor pool for little ones, although recommend wetsuit for them as not warm! They loved it while they lasted before asking to go to indoor pool. But wetsuit hire (and other beach essentials) at hotel is free, which is great. Kids meals were well received. Local beaches are fantastic. Check tide... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel certainly fulfils a niche market and need ie for young families with children. Almost all the guests were 30-40 years old plus their children with the odd grandparent tagging along. The hotel was superb at satisfying every need you could have for young children and the setting was gorgeous. This is a hidden gem and speaking to other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for the weekend with my partner and young daughter. It is a lovely resort. Our room was very spacious and was well equipped. We had two bathrooms which was a big plus. The food in the restaurant was gorgeous and a good feast was laid out for breakfast. There is lots to do for kids whatever the... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sands for a long weekend break in July with our 20 month old boy, 5 year old daughter and mum in law. Having visited Bedruthan Steps several times a few years back it is hard not to make comparisons but on balance I think the two hotels both have great aspects of their own. The family sea... More

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

Have been a long time getting around to writing this review....apologies to Sands. I have heard a lot about this hotel and I was not disappointed. I spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend here in the company of friends. First impressions on arrival were ...WOW. The spacious reception area has a calm and welcoming atmostphere and all the staff we met... More

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

I don't normally write reviews and think this review should reflect sands accurately. I have high standards but am not unnecessarily picky/trying to find faults where there aren't. We are a family of 4, we have two boys aged 2 and 6 months. First impressions are good, sands is just back from the cliff top so has beautiful views of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely week here in July - the staff are very friendly and it really is set up for small kids - the play area is huge and you could spend a day around there - and the soft play area inside as well as kids club activities went down very well...be good to get back again

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

We normally go self catering but decided to try bed, breakfast and dinner at Sands. Room was lovely (No31) and ideal for two adults (sea views from our bed) and for our 16 year old son who had his own twin bedded area with a door separating him from us. The highlight for us was the food. Three course meal... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Sands for a 3 day break with our 2 kids (5 and 1yr) and my Mum. Our contemporary suite was very pleasing, spacious and with everything you could want. On entring the room off the corridor you go straight into the twin bedded room which also housed the cot. There is no opening window in this room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son, daughter in law and 3 grandsons aged 4 years, 2 years and 8 weeks invited us to spend a holiday with them at Sands. We haven't holidayed in a hotel in England tending to go self catering so wondered how this would work with 3 young children. We had a brilliant time at Sands. I can't speak highly... More

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Address: Watergate Rd, Newquay TR7 3LX, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sands Resort Hotel & Spa 3*
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Also Known As:
Sands Hotel Newquay
Sands Resort Hotel And Spa
Sands Hotel Porth
Sands Resort Hotel & Spa Newquay, Cornwall

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Business Hotel in Newquay #3 Family Hotel in Newquay #3 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay #5 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa overlooks the Atlantic ocean to the west and countryside to the east. The hotel offers a range of free sports facilities and children's clubs as well as a beauty spa, two pools and a gym. Most suites have separate sleeping areas for children and are in a contemporary design. A free baby listening service is also available.In 2012 Sands was voted Best Family Hotel in Europe and the UK by the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. ... more   less 
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