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South Sands Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
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Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Salcombe
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for 2 nights on a recent trip to Devon and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel is literally right on the beach, in a beautiful bay on the Devon Coast, and I can honestly say it's the first time I've ever woken to hear the sea lapping on the shore. Amazing. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting, and wonderful food. We ate at their first 'Ladies Night' - the food was delicious and good value for money. The staff were very attentive, even giving us rugs for keep us warm when it got chilly sitting outside. I lost my bracelet that night, and contacted the hotel a couple of days later. They immediately rang me... More

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 5 days B & B at the South Sands Hotel. Beautiful room (downside was that there was only a roadside room available and unfortunately people walking on the roadside could see into the bedroom - a blind would have been handy!) Staff were friendly, helpful and courteous. Breakfast was lovely, especially with the fabulous sea views from the... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently overnighted here, and disappointed we couldn't stay longer. The apartment was large, well appointed and decorated in keeping with the seaside..the couches were possibly the only negative.. hard. Set in an idyllic cove around from the township of Salcombe and connected by a regular ferry service we think this is one of the most beautiful spots in England.... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a fantastic few days at South Sands. A fabulous Hotel with beautiful decor, stunning views, delicious food and friendly courteous staff. This is our second stay at South Sands and will definitely not be our last. We are looking forward already to returning.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I holidayed at South Sands a few times in the 80's as a child and was keen to go back for a special occasion recently with my fiancée.The location is still stunning and the hotel has been refurbished to a high standard.We stayed in room 10 which was delightful,an absolute treat with amazing views and furnished to a high standard.The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night here and had dinner to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday. What a fabulous location, to lie in bed with the balcony doors open able to see and hear the sea was heavenly. The room had two comfortable chairs too so we didn't want to go anywhere else! The dinner was superb and the staff attentive without... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I couldn't agree more with the last reviewer. South Sands Hotel should rename itself to Self Service Hotel. The waterfront views are perfect and the restaurant in the evening has a great atmosphere. Our room was a decent size . The food is good and the breakfast is superb. (Although on our 2nd morning it was hunt down the waiting... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place with very nice views on the waterfront. Can't ask for anything better. Food was fantastic (could not fault it). Staff need to be more attentive and have interaction with customers. Seems like they are like robots. Come to table, take order, deliver food and that's it. This place seems to have so much potential. I would love... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed three nights at this beautiful spot in Devon where despite BBC weather forecast of rain, we had three gloriously sunny days. If you have a room facing the water, you can't really fault the view. We had a lovely room and bathroom with free-standing bath, and Molton Brown toiletries. The thing is, paying £300+/night, you really expected something... More

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Address: Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — South Sands Hotel 4.5*
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