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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Evelyn R Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know what's wrong with the people with negative comments. Today is my last night here been here for 2 nights with my wife and little one. Before here I spend a night in southampton, was on my way from their to here and got a call from reception sorry forgot his name only remember he is from liechfield,... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Would not recommend this hotel to anyone .Poor quality of food every thing was frozen not fresh service was very slow, entertainment wasn't much better .The only good about this holiday is our sea view room and the great weather.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Tiny double room on the third floor, we had a balcony although it wasn't very attractive, with rubber matting and green plastic chairs, and one metal bar separating ours from next doors. Couldn't use the shower as it was just a hose from the bath tub taps, couldn't regulate the temperature and it lost pressure. Daily, cleaners started knocking on... More

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Address: Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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