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White Sands Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Coast Road, Portmarnock, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for work two weeks ago as portmarnock hotel was booked out. I was in the refurbed part of the hotel. My room was grand but I could hear EVERYTHING in the room next door!! Even when on the phone it sounded like the ppl next door were beside me. Bar food was good moderate bar food but the service... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 2 night stay [b & b] with 1 main Course on 1 evening directly with Hotel, however when i arrived the Receptionist denied the booking included the Main course, [BAD TASTE] I complained to him, but was ignored, Hotel interior is dated, furniture in room was very dated and badly scratched, paper thin walls, our last night was... More

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Belfast
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is clean and nice, but my idea was to stay not far from Dublin in beautiful area. Place was really beautiful and hotel was very good except poor wifi reception and leaking tap (reported twice - it was too hard task). It was too far to go to railway station and car park was paid - I mean tarmac... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the excellent treat ticket deal and stayed for a two night midweek break. Once we arrived at the hotel the reception staff were very polite and enthusiastic and allocated our room. The room was simple but clean but was at the back of the hotel so we had no view of the seaside. Restaurant food was really nice and... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the white sands last saturday night with my golfing buddies and our wives while we had a great night in the bar and the bar food was excellant the hotel its self was very run down and basic.There was no iron in the room and the windows and the base of the bed were particularly dirty.All in... More

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David M, thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We really appreciate it. I'm delighted to hear that your group enjoyed their evening in Oasis Bar & Grill. I have passed all of your comments onto our General Manager & team at the hotel and the issues you have raised will be examined & rectified. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the sands, staff extremely nice, could not do enough for you. The price of the stay very reasonable, and the view amazing, looking out to sea. Everyone had a ball. Would recommend to anyone. The lady running the 'food service 'was especially good. Thanks

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Donal S, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to hear your feedback and so happy you enjoyed your time with us. We have a few great ladies who look after our Bar Food service in Oasis Bar, so we will pass your comments on! We look forward to welcoming you... More

Whitby, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family the night before flying out from the airport. It's close proximity to the the beach, and to Malahide which is an upscale neighborhood with decent pubs and places to eat. The weather was lousy, so we didn't get to appreciate the view the way you might if the weather was good. The decor was... More

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Aboerstra, It is such a shame that you were unable to enjoy some good weather during your stay with us. Portmarnock Beach is one of Ireland's finest ....... but if the sun isn't shining it makes it much harder to appreciate! I am truly sorry that music from our Oasis Bar effected your stay and that there was not... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a little mid week break a few weeks ago. When Ireland actually had good weather!! Brilliant location, the beach is right outside and its a lovely walk to malahide village in the evenings!! The location is lovely and quiet. Our room was located in the new part of the hotel and had a gorgeous sea front... More

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ashleigh C, thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed the weather & your stay. It is really fantastic when our staff members are singled out for their customer service. I know that both Ann & Lorraine will be thrilled. We look forward to welcoming you back to the... More

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a weekend deal on "Treat ticket" to stay at this hotel. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The room we stayed in was 205 and has a beautiful sea view. The Oasis Bar served amazing food and the breakfast buffet was superb and fresh. Some of the other reviews might scare you but don't be put off its an... More

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lachyweb, we are delighted to receive such wonderful feedback and so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please contact us directly on info@whitesandhotel.ie or 01 8666000 when you wish to return to the White Sands Hotel & we will do our utmost to ensure you get a great value offer and lovely guest room. Kind regards, Catherine... More

Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us stayed in joining rooms and was a very nice stay. There is a wonderful bar on the premises and a very short walk to the beach. The rooms were clean but needed a little updating but that seemed to be the only problem. The drive to the Dublin airport was only about 15 minutes which was a... More

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Joe K, thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We depend on your feedback to help us with the improvement of our hotel. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our proximity to Dublin Airport is often guests reason for staying with us and it is good to hear that travel times... More

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Address: Coast Road, Portmarnock, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Portmarnock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — White Sands Hotel 3*
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White Sands Portmarnock

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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