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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sandown PO36 8AB, England
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The Ocean Hotel
Ranked #8 of 33 Hotels in Sandown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for five days and we had a sea view from our room, just outside was the swimming pool. It's a salt water pool that is heated and was very clean to swim in, also there were showers to wash yourself down after your swim. Now for the room we stayed in this was a good size and had... More

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Finedon, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Ocean Hotel Sandown 2nd to 6th September 2014. The hotel is a credit to the owners. The staff are dedicated to ensure all guests have a enjoyable stay, Hola was our waitress and quickly got to know our likes and dislikes on our table, always cheerful and is a dedicated member of the owners staff. Fab time,... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was about the 5th time we have stayed at the Ocean and we were not disappointed. As others have said, the rooms are a little dated and could do away with the faded bed runner and cushion. However, the room was very clean as was the good sized en-suite. Also it had a large wardrobe and good sized dressing... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for August Bank holiday and had a great time. Rooms are clean, and although a little dated, they are comfortable and well equipped. We had a Sea view and Balcony overlooking the heated outdoor pool. Good breakfast every day, and a good and varied evening meal menu. It was our second visit and we had some friends with... More

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newport south wales
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself, my husband, my mother and father came back to this hotel we stayed here a few years ago and it was great so we thought we would go back for our anniversary we were there from the 1st August 2014 for four nights we booked side sea view rooms - the rooms themselves were very dated with woodchip wall... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel every year for 9 years and absolutely love it. This year being no exception. We arranged sea views privately with the hotel after booking with a coach tour. The rooms given were lovely, over looking the pool with a patio which we sat out on every morning and evening looking at the stunning bay... More

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights with 2 children. Only 2 little positives- right on the seafront and on day 1 we had a friendly waitress for breakfast. Other than that, what can we say- smelly room - the smell seemed to be oozing from the old, worn carpet. Dirty, poorly decorated walls with peeling woodchip. Furniture that looks like it has... More

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Carol Ann C, Owner at The Ocean Hotel, responded to this review

We were surprised to see your comments regarding your stay with us, having addressed your earlier complaint by offering alternative accommodation of which you commented was ‘lovely and bright’ and ‘much better’. If you had cause for further complaint our Reception and Housekeeping staff are always on duty and would have addressed any problems you had. In response to your... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My wife an I spent four nights as part of a coach trip. Both of us having mobility problems we were told everything was on one level with a lift from reception to all floors. No one told us threre were a flight of stairs to climb before getting to reception. Despite advising our tour operator of our wish for... More

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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Ocean Hotel on the sea front at Sandown is a wonderful place to stay - the sea in front, and the shops right behind. On arrival the hotel seemed slightly old fashioned, it was built in Edwardian times and much of the interior is original. Our week's stay couldn't have been bettered. The staff are friendly and helpful, the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were booked into the Ocean Hotel, Sandown with Shearings and the experience was somewhat unique. Remember woodchip wallpaper? All over! The creaking floors were more than a match in volume for my arthritic knees, and the ill fitting and rattling doors on room 90 were worthy of a haunted house. The creaking floors made the rooms burglar proof I... More

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Additional Information about The Ocean Hotel

Address: Sandown PO36 8AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ocean Hotel 2*
Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel Sandown
The Ocean Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight

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