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Fort Holiday Park

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Avenue Road, Sandown PO36 8BD, England
Fort Holiday Park
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  • 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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Sandbach, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much looking forward to our fifth visit in six years,this caravan park is well maintained and well presented.A family run holiday park with no frills and in a superb location within the resort.With three children to occupy this has been our holiday of choice as there is not a rip off culture here as there is with the larger... More 

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

Hi, Great to see you again. We have just been graded by the tourist scheme and just missed out on being a 4 star park as the new fire points were not fitted and new signs are still being printed. If they had come in a few weeks time we could have been 4 star. Also Sandown has started to... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had a long weekend here. The caravan was clean and well equipped. We had heating in our caravan but there were also lots of blankets provided as well as duvets. The site was well maintained. The site does not have a bar or entertainment which was one of the things that attracted me to it as when I have... More 

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

Always better to have heating as the evenings as can get a little chilly. It was great to hear that the caravan was clean and the park well maintained. We do try to do this and as the weather has been fabulous this has allowed us plenty of time to work on them. Hopefully see you again soon. More 

United Kingdom
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39 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had an older but spotlessly clean caravan. We had a problem with our fridge which was immediately fixed by staff. The site is well kept and is very handy for the beach and Dinosuar attraction. Staff are helpful and pleasant. It was very quiet at night ( apart from the roar of a lion from the zoo nearby) which... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review... Happy to help, sorry the fridge thought it needed to make the noise of a lion too.. Glad you were happy with our service. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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

Hi, thank you for your lovely review, Don't want people getting the wrong idea You state 'we are right next door to the beach'. This is not totally correct. We are close but you can't see the sea and it is a 5 minute walk away. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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

Very sorry you feel you had to write this review, when you were not given a free upgrade to a heated caravan. On the two occasions you telephoned prior to booking, you were told of the caravan position, details of the park and facilities and the fact the caravan had no heating in the bedrooms and could be cold at... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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

Thank you for another Easter with us... So happy your friends you bought want to come back. Always great to know we are doing something right More 

North Walsham
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 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
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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