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South Sands Hotel

4.5 of 5
Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our wonderful Daughter paid quite a bit towards helping her Mum and Dad to have a couple of nights in such a highly rated hotel and location, somewhere she knew we had always wanted to visit. And, let's face it, the fabulous location does not let it down: a beautiful hotel with direct access to the beach is hard to... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Once again we had a wonderful break at the South Sands Hotel. restaurant busy with a few different dishes on the menu dogs enjoyed the beach excellent service staff all wonderful can't wait to stay again

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a single night get away with the hubbie here having left the kids with their Nana. We paid extra for a dragon class room and it was a really nice room with a lovely view of the beach. All the staff were really helpful and friendly. If this hotel were less pricey I would give it 5 stars but... More 

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Colerne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner in the restaurant to celebrate a granddaughter's 19th birthday. The restaurant is modern and has a wonderful view over the sea. The food was very good and beautifully presented. There were seven of us and we had many different dishes, all of which were greatly enjoyed. The service was very friendly, efficient and attentive. When the time... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time in the beautiful Devon area and South Sands Hotel was very pleasant for my wife and 2 boys. We stayed in the family suite which was perfect for us - very modern , clean , comfortable beds , nice kitchen and a partial sea view. The unit is short walk to the resturant and hotel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with friends and nothing was too much for the waiting staff - extremely attentive. Food was amazing, very tasty and presentation was 1st class. With local produce. Extensive wine list. Amazing views from the Beachside restaurant.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at South Sands for a long weekend, fantastic to see what a super boutique hotel it has become. We were helped up to our room after a long drive, little disappointed that it was rather small and facing the car park! However, we ate in the restaurant twice and the food and ambiance certainly did not disappoint... More 

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Cheltenham, England.
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68 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have tried to stay here for a long time but with the reviews on here and word of mouth I have always been put off. Anyway went for it and have to say it' all went very smoothly - check in and the room was very impeccable.. We ate in the restaurant and had no real issues, breakfast was excellent... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with some friends for a meal but unfortunately we endured an evening of two halves. Food and wine were good but the service massively let down the overall experience. Such a lovely spot so a real shame that the service does not reflect.

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Charles E, General Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Easter is such a busy time for us. Our goal is always to improve year on year in our service, standards and offering. I am sorry that we have let you down More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a visitor of Salcombe for some 30 odd years and seen and witnessed the many different guises of the South Sands hotel. Finally in 2010 they got it right! A beautiful New England style hotel restaurant with impeccable service fabulous food amazing atmosphere and worth every penny. A visit to the South Sands restaurant is part of... More 

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Charles E, General Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time in giving me this feedback. I am sorry of your poor experience and I am truly disappointed that it has gone so wrong on your occasion. We are not under new management and I would invite you to please make contact with myself Charles Erleigh at the hotel, where I will be... More 

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