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The Sandrock

1 Penfold Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1JN, England
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Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Clacton-on-Sea
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
WestLondonMrBaxter West London
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Going on past reviews we looked forward to the helpful service. Arrived at 11.30am to find door closed and no answer to the bell, knocks or phone. Came back later after street parking (two hours maximum). Eventually at 3pm someone answered the door. We had been told there had been a management change and that the lounge was no longer... More

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11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed in The Sandrock at the end of June and found out we were the very last customers of Gill and Paul as they had sold The Sandrock to new owners. Gill and Paul were both very helpful and Paul carried my wifes bag up to our room. The house itself is old but it has bags of charm... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I visited the Sandrock with my two sons on 14th June 2014. The room was booked at short notice as I could not find a room elsewhere online. I am glad that I stayed there. Sure, the B&B is old but that's a big part of the charm. It's a lovely little place and the owners were fantastic. We were... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Clean rooms and a very good breakfast. Hosts not very accommodating or flexible. Location is great but doesn't make up for the default "no" to any request. Would stay again just know what limitations to expect in terms of customer service

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Leicester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Special trip to Clacton to see the wonderful Joe McElderry in concert so stayed at the Sandrock .. Lovely building and warm welcome .. Everything as it should be and to be expected in a bed and breakfast and They make the best bowl of porridge south of the border!! .. Little niggle... before your busy season starts please take... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

stayed here for one night room was very clean,bed very comfortable, breakfast was fantastic,staff very helpfull and friendly shower and bathroom clean overall the whole hotel was very clean,thankyou for making us welcome.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We stayed here for a night to celebrate my nan's birthday. We had 3 rooms (2 double and 1 twin) which were all decorated nice, were very comfortable and clean. The building is really pretty from the outside with hanging baskets and flowers, and is close by to the seafront, pier and the town centre. The breakfast was yummy with... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Yet again a brilliant 2 night stay at the Sandrock. Nothing is too much trouble for Jill & Paul. The rooms, service, meals, everything is great. Always ready with help with travel and local attraction location advice. Can't wait to return, hopefully this year with Daisy dog this time. Thanks very much.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Overall a very nice place to stay breakfast was good and the room we had was nice,but we booked this short break about 8 weeks before we went. I looked on the internet found this guest house it looked great so I got the prices £134 for two nights or £130 for two we opted for the £134 as this... More

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Stoke On Trent
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Excellent location very close to the pier and city centre. Really clean, big room and bathroom and excellent price. Do not look further and go there. We did not have our breakfast but I suppose that it is really nice. Parking space is free of charge.

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Address: 1 Penfold Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1JN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Clacton-on-Sea
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