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The Carlton Hotel

Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
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Ranked #22 of 35 hotels in Sandown
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is crampy. No place to even carry a stroller. Just came there to have a break away from home... but felt going to home after seeing this place. Beds are very crampy and no place for a child to even walk inside the room. No hot water for half a day and it's miserable. The only good thing is... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

no car park had to pay £6 50 a day if you are lucky to get a parking space breakfast looks like prison food beds are very old springs dig in your back tatty inside rooms no slope outside hotel so you have to lift buggies up stairs the hotel needs updating

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night as part of a tour and thank god for that! Service was absolutely appalling, we had to wait an hour to get served anything at breakfast. Rooms were small, no double beds. Worst and slowest service ever received at any hotel. They really need to change some things here!!

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wales
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just returned from a 5 day break staying at the Carlton Hotel Sandown IOW. had a great time staying in this Hotel . Staff excellent food first class . Hotel situated right on beach. The entertainment in Hotel very good . Rooms small but ok I would recommend this Hotel to anyone and I would use it again when I... More

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

A party of 160 older women. Catering failed in a big way. Food spoiled and flavourless. Cash&carry own brand instant coffee on the menu as freshly brewed! Expected fresh ground coffee with that description. Attempted to discuss with management. Fawlty Towers type response! Heartily not recommended! A lost opportunity to get 160 rave reviews from The Red Hat Society members.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend conference - [it was 'block-booked by the organisation & no other guests were present] & had a great time. We had to attend various workshops/ seminars etc...so mealtimes were fixed & choices a bit limited; but it was all good & tasty, staff cheerful & efficient. The buffet lunch served on the Saturday was... More

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bristol
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back 1st April 2014 from three nights at this hotel. Staff excellent. Double bed in single room clean with plenty of wardrobe space. Bathroom spotless, hot water in shower. As a veggi food poor but, meat/fish eaters not bad. Some people made remarks about food which was waitress served but, then you always get people on an economy break... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we booked a weekend break away to this hotel .when we arrived it looked pretty apart from the parking check in was ok ish. room looked nice and big and views from room were great. went out for something to eat came back to our room and that's when it went down hill we pulled back the cover for the... More

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Sophie F, General Manager at The Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, however, I do find it slightly different to the actual events. The way you state that the sheets were not changed until 10.30pm gives the impression that we left it until that time to act on your complaint whereas it is my understanding that it was not until this time that you bought your complaint... More

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We could not fault the professionalism, friendliness and helpfulness of the hotel ! Our twin room was bright and clean. We had a wonderful long weekend here and would surely come back. But ... - our bathroom had very grimy rings round the taps - the extraction fan was not working in the bathroom - We felt very sorry for... More

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Eye, Suffolk
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Trying out hotel before bringing our bowls club here next year, we were made very welcome. The general feel is of a comfortable hotel, the bed was lovely and the room was very clean, with a wonderful view and balcony. The food is basic but tasty especially the breakfast.

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Also Known As:
The Carlton Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight
Address: Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
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Ranked #22 of 35 hotels in Sandown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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