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Sandals Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Napier Road | St Francis Bay, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Sandals was great. the staff are friendly and helpful, and the rooms are immaculate. A lot of the "little things" are done well ensuring we had a very comfortable stay. Would definitely stay there again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely little guesthouse.... just don't expect "Sandals Caribbean-style" !! The staff are welcoming and friendly, the rooms are comfortable and the breakfasts pretty good too..... Not a lot else to say..... Oh yeah.... there's a pool too and the rooms have outdoor showers!! :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We spent 2 nights recently at Sandals & found the staff friendly & so accommodating. Heather made sure we had everything we needed when we booked in. We chose the Garden room, number 11, & loved having our own space with a lovely view of the pool & garden. The room has everything a traveler would need & the bed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I had the joy of spending a night at the beautiful Sandals Guest House Hotel. It was everything a solo traveler needed. The receptionist was warm and very helpful. My room had all the amenities and I loved my view. I also loved the big bathroom which was a God send after much travel. They have real beds. I met... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Graceful harmony in peaceful environment. We liked our room flowing in the garden. Well appointed and extremely clean. Host and hostess could not be more charming. Restaurants recommendations were great! We will come back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had a lovely time at Sandals - so close to the beach, restaurants within walking distance in the evening, such a relaxing environment with extremely attentive staff. Can't wait to visit again. Fab!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We visited Sandals in January 2014 and found it absolutely delightful. Sadly, we were only there for a stopover but we would thoroughly recommend this guest house as a spot for a restful, luxurious holiday. The room was spacious, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. There was a small separate sitting room, a furnished garden area, a luxurious bathroom and an... More

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

St Francis Bay is a great spot to stay, and Sandals was excellent, we wish we had stayed longer, this is a place we would go back to. Heather was very helpful. We had a good room with outside shower and two separate outside seating areas, the facilities were good value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A great place to stay after all the driving before flying up to Jo'burg. The breakfasts were lovely and all the staff very helpful. The downside was that even though we had 2 patios we had no view which was a shame. Does probably need a few more fans or aircon as it was hot at night.

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sandadmin, Owner at Sandals Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for the praise on our breakfasts and staff. Much appreciated getting feedback. I just wanted to comment on the setup of our rooms and GH as well. Our standard rooms just have delightful patio decks surrounded by trees and flowers in the flowerboxes/ or balcony, a private space to sit outside. Only our superior rooms have garden and pool... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stopped over in St Francis for a 3 day relax after a game safari - the town itself was a ghost town with not much about it but the Sandals guesthouse was lovely. We were in a cottage at the bottom of the garden with a lovely outdoor bathroom but the wifi didn't extend to there which was rather... More

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sandadmin, Owner at Sandals Guest House, responded to this review

Lovely review and we do thank you. Sorry you felt St Francis too quiet for you...I find this very surprising especially in our peak times Dec, Jan & Feb. On Monday nights many restaurants are closed but there are still 3-4 choices open...so for a really small village I think that is pretty good! Remember, St Francis is so tiny... More

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Address: 4 Napier Road | St Francis Bay, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandals Guest House 4*
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Perfectly positioned 150 metres from main beach, Sandals Boutique Guesthouse offers its guests a unique and international blend of superb hospitality, cuisine and service. The beauty, tranquillity and friendly hospitality of Sandals will ensure you have a chance to relax and enjoy the "laid-back" luxury which Sandals Guest House provides. Sensational surf, pristine beaches, rugged coastline & indigenous fynbos create a perfect setting for relaxation & play in St Francis Bay! Within walking distance or a few minute’s drive away are fabulous restaurants, quaint village shops, Port St Francis, nature walks, Jack Nicklaus award-winning St Francis Links & our local St Francis Bay Golf Club! No holiday in South Africa is complete without experiencing our warmth, friendliness and personal service at Sandals, St Francis Bay.We will ensure you leave relaxed, rejuvenated and determined to return again soon! ... more   less 
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