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Fort Holiday Park

Certificate of Excellence
Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8BD, England
Fort Holiday Park
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited here late last year with my wife and toddler on a good deal and we really picked the right place. Firstly and most importantly I was impressed with the cleanliness of our accommodation. The management here clearly care about making the place the best it can be, every interaction with them was polite and friendly and I felt like... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited Fort Holiday Park in Sandown during the Easter holidays 2015. I travelled by coach,Red Funnel ferry and through Southern Vectis buses with my 3 children aged 15,7 and 6 from London.We left at 9.30am and arrived at 5pm. Along day of travelling. I booked the Harlequin 4 for £109 for 2 nights stay, through Red funnels ferry and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from another lovely holiday at Fort Holiday Park. As ever Jane and Dave were really accommodating, the vans were clean and comfortable and the park was quiet and welcoming. We have spent the last 3/4 Easters here and always have a lovely time. The weather is lovely and the park is really close to the beach. Sandown... More 

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North Walsham
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12 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Fort Holiday Park at Sandown offers clean, basic accommodation for those content to have a caravan holiday without the frills. We chose it on this occasion for our Sun Holiday break because it looked like a pleasant change from the loud, glossy, vulgar accommodation on offer at the bigger parks. There is just so much "Let’s all have fun, fun,... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed if slightly inaccurate review. Please allow me the honor of amending a few details. Yes, Sandown is undergoing a slow change with some wonderful new planning applications being passed. Just waiting for them to get started to enhance our area. We are only 5 minutes walk from the beach (400m) and not 10 minutes.... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Another great holiday have been going for over 6 years and have never been disappointed. Will begoing again well done to dave and his family for a well kept site and well equiped caravans.the site is very near to the town so you donot have to use the car to get to the sea front and its ameanities and attractions... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you Mr Vickers for a lovely review, We look forward to yours and many other returns next year. Already booked over 200 holidays for 2015 more than ever before with 98% return customers. with 1100+ holidays booked for 2014 More 

Dudley
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stopped at the Fort Holiday Park from 6th-13th September. Our first two nights were disturbed by two rowdy caravans playing loud music until 3am. After they left on Monday when the "Bestival" finished our stay was more peaceful. In fact we enjoyed being woke up at 5.30am by the lions roaring in the nearby Zoo. The site has a great... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your honest review, We just love it when there is an update for our televisions and we need to go round and re-tune them all, sorry it took time to get to your caravan. Hopefully now we have cured the problem and for 2015 we are investing in larger led tv's for the caravans that have... More 

United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed for in August and were unfortunately very disappointed. The caravan (which was not an economy one) was in desperate need of refurbishment. The cleaners had done a good job with what they were given but the carpet had a large stain and all of the upholstery was so shabby it looks very grubby. The rooms are extremely small... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi, Your pictures are absolutely disgusting, This caravan should never have been handed over to you in this state. I have no excuses, our cleaners will be shown this review and the photos. Luckily we can work out which caravan it was from the photos and the dates given we know which cleaners are to be spoken to. I just... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We arrived on the 31 Aug 2014 we had been before but had missed a couple of yrs.Caravan had been cleaned although bathroom had been sprayed but not wiped down not a problem quick wipe down and sorted. Staff were very friendly.We did have one of the older caravans but accepted you get what you pay for.Bedrooms were quite tiny... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi, Festival time is a noisy time for the island... We have three weekends of the year where large scale fesivals happen on the island June with the Isle of Wight festival, August bank holiday with the scooter rally and September with the Bestival. As you mentioned if you do not wish to attend these the island can be a... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Came with the family, stayed in one of the caravans right at the back, the caravan was poor quality been here when I was a child has not improved or upgraded at all. The beds where uncomfortable also the linen did not fit kept coming off throughout the night. To the end of our stay young adults booked some caravans... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Owner at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi, Sorry to hear that you have not had a good experience on your return to our park. I assure you the park has been upgraded since your last visit as a boy. All the caravans have been replaced in the past 14 years I have been here and a vast amount of money has been spent on them and... More 

Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed in caravan 20 with the rest of my family in caravan 10 from the 25th August-1st September. It is a very friendly place to stay with lots of room and is very clean. It is also great place for children with a good playing area. I found some of the decor quite dated e.g. the TV but again... More 

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FortHolidayPark, Manager at Fort Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review, Our Harlequin 2 caravan was £299 for 7 nights all throughout the Summer holidays and now £149 great for couples or as in your case the extra bedroom for the family. Our Televisions are in the process of being changed as are some of the caravans and the remaining ones will be refurbished for... More 

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