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The Carlton Hotel

Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
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Ranked #19 of 33 hotels in Sandown
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Joanne B Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is right on the sea front it's clean and if you pay extra for a sea view and balcony it's well worth it. The rooms are a bit dated but cleaned everyday and the standard you expect for the price tariff.After an initial hiccup on arrival it was soon sorted out with apologies too. We didn't eat here... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have returned today from a 4 night stay at the Carlton Hotel in Sandown Isle of Wight and had a lovely time. I had read some of the reviews posted on here before we went and was expecting to be disappointed with this hotel. Well we weren't- from the first impression of our room and our first meal there.... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hotel was okay, really warm but did not have a window as we had a balcony, couldn't leave the doors open at night as you could walk from one end off hotel to the other as there was only a small metal bar to separate rooms, bathroom was really tiny, hotel was clean enough, meals were a bit hurried

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was concerned about reviews when we booked our holiday but within minutes of stepping into the hotel my fears were banished. Our room (with a sea view balcony) was excellent - clean, bright airy with a very comfortable bed. Michelle came on to the coach to welcome us with teas and coffees. It was like being welcomed into someone's... More

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

Was a bit apprehensive when booking accommodation as price seemed very reasonable for location. Expected threadbare carpets, dated decor. etc. But was delighted with this hotel, beyond all our expectations. Fabulous hotel, modern decor.( new carpets throughout). Staff very friendly, entertainment area exceptional, all people I talked to at hotel were enjoying their stay, never herd 1 complaint. Stayed with... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited The Carleton Hotel July 7th to 11th on a coach tour from North West. Was a bit sceptical after reading a no of poor reviews, but pleasantly surprised when we got there. The Hotel location was second to none with the beach and sea right outside. We had requested a sea view room with balcony and it was well... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are looking for a nice quiet friendly hotel for a good price then you cannot do better than the Carlton at Sandown Rooms are basic but spotlessly clean, the food is basic but well cooked and tasty, the staff were friendly and accommodating and they genuinely could not do enough to make our stay a pleasant one. 2... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed here last June for 3 nights with my best friend and I had a lovely stay! Sandown is a very nice place to stay for calm and rest and to enjoy the lovely beach, for me the town is one of the best place on the lovely Isle of wight. The hotel was very good value for the... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just returned after spending the weekend there for my husband's 60 th birthday with Leisurtime. Was a bit sceptical to say the least after reading the negative reviews.........boy what a surprise I had. Our room was spacious, bedding and towels spotless, shower excellent with plenty of hot water, tea and coffee facilities and flat screen tv....what more do you want... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Have just returned from a 4 night break at the hotel. The location is great, right on the beach but the staff are fighting a losing battle. They work really hard especially the dining room staff. Rooms are cramped, particularly bathrooms. A large person would not have been able to close the door and sit on the loo in Room... More

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Address: Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
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