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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is the second visit to the Carlton Hotel. I run a scooter club and everything was sorted out by the very helpful Sophie nothing was a problem for her we had the whole club staying there and not a complaint from anyone they thoroughly enjoyed there stay there we have already booked for next year. The rooms were clean... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this hotel August 23 rd to August 27th.Being dissabled we found the entrance up the steps very difficult. This hotel has no parking facilities ,you have to park where ever possible along the sea front. Can be as far as half a mile away if you can find a parking place.The hotel is very good , rooms cleaned daily... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel inspector would have a field day. Ive stayed in third world countries that provide cleaner premises. The first thing you when walking inis the disgusting smell from the loos and thats the ladies. People actually walked out refusing to stay, we are on a group booking on a bank holiday weekend once we discovered at Portsmouth the hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a shame the hotel dosnt match the brochure its dirty and deralict the beds are ancient and the rooms dont get cleaned weekly or daily . The decent thing i can say is its close to the beach. If it wasn't people would walk and some have .

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing view from our balcony. The hotel was nothing special but it was ok for the weekend! The hotel rooms smelt a tad funny which wasn't good! But the view made up for it all! Ask for a sea view room and you will get the balcony. If we were to go back again, it would only be for the... More 

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Pontardawe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was probably great in the 1950s but it doesn't look as if it has been refurbished since then. The location is ideal with balconies and a sea view. But there is not privacy on the balconies with just a metal bar separating them. It was like sitting on the deck of a ship. The shower was just a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival me and my partner couldn't fault the place, only when leaving the room we noticed our door didn't lock behind us so we told the reception staff, this happened twice in around 2 hours of being at the hotel, after being told it was fixed we then went back to our room to find out we couldn't open... More 

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Bolton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself have just returned from a four night stay at The Carlton. We were part of a 40 strong coach party, predominantly pensioners, who regularly go away each year. I would say we are fairminded and given our experience of varying standards of hotels, pragmatic in our opinions. The collective opinion upon pulling up in the coach... More 

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only thing about this Hotel is its location. Otherwise noting is maintained.. Rooms were very small.balcony and chairs full of spiders web ..budget hotel but with very less facilities.. Only one lady was at reception.no one to Listen the Complaints. Only the view from Hotel room balcony is perfect.sea view from balcony.not good for families with kids.

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

The room was very clean, lovely balcony view of the beach. The beach front right in front of the hotel entrance. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Excellent service and great value for for money. A great all round vintage feel and look to the experience. Would definitely stay there again and would recommend to a friend.

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