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The Carlton Hotel

Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 88 year old mother and I (disabled) re-visited the Carlton Hotel in Sandown, IOW last week. 4th - 8th May 2015. We were last there nearly 4 years ago, and everything was OK, BUT on this visit we couldn't believe the change - honestly. We had a twin sea fronted room which was immaculate. It was spacious, airy, clean... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend stay, after reading some reviews it seems some people do nothing but pick faults, yes some areas are in need of a lick of paint, but 90% of the Hotel is quite acceptable, other areas are awaiting update, and I assume ,if decorating was taking place there would always be someone ready to complain about... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my disability group stayed from 16-20 April 2015 and the room and en suite were awful. Constant loud fans below room, leaking toilet, despite repeated complaints it was not fixed until the third day after which it leaked again. Awful back view, ripped net curtains, toilet paper in sink plug hole, no TV signal at all, no hot water for... More 

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swindon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group of ten women on coach trip were generally happy with our stay at the Carlton Hotel. Good value for money, clean rooms, good food and friendly staff. Tea and coffee on arrival and efficient check in. The restaurant and bar staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms with balconies at the front were much nicer than those... More 

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derby
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

At first sight o.m.g. looks dated from outside pigeon mess everywhere, windows could do with a clean then up the steps to check in, very small check in desk, had to wait for someone to appear cases are taken to rooms by staff in a very small lift, all banisters could do with a good clean/lick of paint then into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

The best place ever to go and u can't get more then looking out right on to the beach. The staff are amasin group of people anything you need they will or try make sure you get it. Now I'm going very year with the family.xxx

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hotel is overlooking the beach and is absolutely stunning, On arrival to the hotel we were greeted by tea/coffee and luggage taken to our room.Our room was not up to standard beds not made shower broken no kettle,we complained and they moved us straight a way to a balcony room i was in heaven. Food average waiter very polite... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed for a week at the Carlton, I would definitely recommend it, the rooms are fine, the staff are friendly really welcoming and helpful. We were on a coach tour and the hotel was full, staff were rushed off their feet but always had time for you. Food was great, good variety and plentiful. The hotel faces onto the... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Room , need s good wash down , bedding very good but mattress need s throwing out. Food minimal choice , veg from freezer and poor quality . Short staff at all time's and append stressed . Needs TLC asap

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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you are looking for an excellent sea view and great location on a budget then look no further than the Carlton. Had a family get together and booked 3 sea view rooms on top floor for the price that most sea view rooms charge for one room! We choose not to have breakfast as it was advertised on the... More 

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