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The Ocean Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Sandown PO36 8AB, England
The Ocean Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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blantyre
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

hotel and staff could not be faulted in any department, excellent room overlooking the sea room cleanliness and detail to a high standard. What a nice change to have full waiter service at all meals and not having to dig around a buffet which in a lot of occasions seem like left overs .Dining room staff very pleasant and efficient... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as a package including travel with Shearings Holidays. My wife and I decided upon single rooms to give us a more restful time and both rooms were of a decent size with en-suite bathroom. Our stay was on a half-board basis. Breakfast and dinner were adequate (not generous) portions and quality was fair to good. Entertainment in... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a weeks holiday in Sandown Ocean Hotel, the rooms were basic but cleaned everyday, the food in the restaurant was better than some 5 Star hotels we have stayed in. The restaurant staff were excellent, Dave looked after us every night and he was brilliant especially with our to children. There is a heated outside pool and... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a 5 day break at the Ocean Hotel Sandown with my Husband and elderley parents. I must admit I was a little worried everyone reads the poor reviews first however I would say if you are with your elderly parents or are a more senior person this is a good place to stay. Rooms were clean, service... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very helpful and interested in their customers. Bedroom was spotless, although a bit small, perhaps other rooms were larger. Meals were excellent with a good choice, and no reduced menu for the coach customers. Nightly entertainment was very good, a bit load one or two nights, but good.

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Winchester
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a last-minute weekend break to enjoy the weather. The small but immaculate gardens are well-tended and very private, providing a colourful windbreak and privacy for the heated outdoor pool. The staff were very attentive and the service faultless. The main bar is something straight out of a Victorian stately home and the evening entertainment therein was pretty... More 

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London
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel lived up to expectations. We were independent travellers on room only basis so cannot comment on the food. I would rather not comment on the cabaret as it wasn't to our taste, but other guests seemed to mostly enjoy it. Importantly our spacious room had a lovely view over the pool and sea, had a good size balcony,... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just come back from our second visit to the Ocean Hotel. Had a nice room with a balcony overlooking the beach and sea. Although it is an oldish building I like the interior with its sort of art deco theme. Special mention must be made to our waitress Jean, who was very efficient with our meals. Also the... More 

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Shrewsbury, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here with my Cricket Club, whilst we were on tour in The Isle of Wight. Friendly and well run hotel, I was lucky to get a balcony room, overlooking the pool which meant nice quiet nights, other than waves lapping the shore. Rooms are nicely furnished and spotlessly clean, a bit warm but it's an old hotel... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel with a coach party from Ellen Smith Tours of Rochdale. We had a ground floor room ten yards from the outdoor heated swimming pool,which was cleaned every morning around 8 am, the beach was only 25 yards away and the entertainment in the evenings was quite good. All the staff were excellent as well as the... More 

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