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Sandown Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   229 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9SL, England
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Ranked #6 of 43 Dover B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed at the Sandown B&B and we couldn't be happier with our experience. Martin and Sonia go above and beyond to make sure their guests are well cared for. This family owned and operated B&B truly knows the meaning of hospitality. My husband was part of a group of channek relay swimmers crossing the English... More

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This modest looking B&B is excellent The room was very nicely furnished with a very nice shower room and toilet It looks as if the accommodation is newly refurbished The hosts were very friendly and helpful Breakfast was Just great

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter & I stayed here for the night while my other daughter swam in a Channel relay swim! Martin & Sonja were so welcoming & their knowledge of all things "Channel Swimming" was invaluable! We would not have been able to witness the start at midnight without their perfect directions! Also being offered the use of the facilities all... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Host was friendly and welcoming Facilities were good, excellent breakfast with a good choice value for money , walls very thin could hear somebody snoring in a different room , also car parking can be a bit of a problem but all in all great night stay, handy to catch an early ferry

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Derby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here one night before a ferry to France and would stay again. It is a very clean and comfortable B&B. Really nice hosts who do everything to make your stay comfortable. The breakfast was excellent the rooms although smallish had everything you could need and the beds were very comfortable. The only negative I could mention is the parking.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Stayed here a few nights ago. Martin spent time to explain what to see and do in the area. The B&B is good value and the you are made to feel welcome. Breakfast is great. Basically you can't go wrong staying here.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

I've stayed at Sandown more times than I can remember and every time I stay Martin & Sonia have done something else to make your stay even more special. You think this would not be possible as it is such a wonderful place to stay yet they continue to add little extra touches. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Dover.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Having stayed in Dover dozens of nights in the past year, I can definitely say that the Sandown Guest House is undoubtedly the best B&B in Dover. The rooms are fantastic and the breakfast is exceptional. Nothing was to much trouble for Martin and Sonia. I definitely consider Sandown to be my number 1 choice for a B&B in Dover!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Nothing was to much trouble for Martin and Sonia. The breakfast was excellent . This guesthouse has just been awarded 4stars silver with Visit Britain and the breakfast award. We will definitely come again soon and also tell all our friends and family where to stay when in Dover.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have never stayed anywhere that felt as much like home as Sandown does. A group of four of us stayed for one night to catch an early ferry to Dunkirk and we all feel the same way. Martin greeted us with a smile (even though it was raining) as we arrived and he couldn't have been more friendly &... More

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Address: 229 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9SL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover
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Hotel Class:4 star — Sandown Guest House 4*
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Martin & Sonia welcome you to their family run Victorian guest house. We offer fresh home cooked full English breakfast with vegetarian options. We are situated only minutes from the train station, town and docks and cruise terminals. We offer high quality en-suite rooms as well as budget rooms without en-suite facilities. Private parking facilities and secure garage parking for motorbikes and cycles. We also allow pets to stay with prior arrangements. ... more   less 
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