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Sandyport Beaches Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   West Bay St, Sandyport | P.O. Box SP 63162, Nassau none, New Providence Island   |  
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Ranked #4 of 33 hotels in Nassau
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“Relaxing week at Sandyport”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

I have been staying at the Sandyport resort for more than ten years. The improvements on the property are vast and really makes your stay enjoyable. The staff bent over backwards for friendliness, always with a smile. The rooms were clean with towel service each day if needed. The one improvement that I really enjoyed was the three new resturants on the premises.
The food was delicious and the atmostphere on the water was fitting. My favorite was "Twisted Lime". The pool was clean and ready for use, even though it was a little breezy after Sandy, the kids enjoyed the pool and slide. I also noticed that Sandyport now has pool and lounge chairs, which were very comfortable with thick padding.

If you don't like the large hotels, Sandyport is like home. It is close to the airport, local resturants, beach and easy transportation into town. Also, there is transportation each hour to the casino. I can't wait to return next year.

Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, January 10, 2013
Dear B M,

Thank you so much for your insider’s review of the resort. I am assuming that you are one of our members and we are so pleased that Sandyport feels like “home”. We do feel like a family here and really look forward to welcoming our guests and members back time after time. I have personally enjoyed seeing our member’s families grow over the years with weddings, birthdays, celebrations and expanding families.

Our team is our greatest asset and they do truly enjoy the relationships that we have with our members. I am so pleased that you found that too and thank you for mentioning all of the improvements. We have been busy and I am so pleased you have experienced the difference and that they made your stay “enjoyable”.

We can’t wait to welcome you home again soon. We have more improvements coming this year too.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Nice place, good rooms (there is a kitchen and other equipments), private bay, but there aren't shops and any entertainments near... Also it's so far to downtown... You have to take a car or bus, if you need to go downtown.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, January 10, 2013
Dear Alexey D,

It was wonderful to have you stay with us all the way from Moscow. Thank you so much for your 5 out of 5 review. We love making our guests happy and are pleased the rooms were “good” and that we were a “nice place”. Judging by your photo and description I believe you stayed in a Studio.

We are removed from the hustle and bustle of town and the high rise hotels. Our guests enjoy our tranquil, island setting and we are known for our peace and relaxation. I see from your photos you enjoyed the hammocks lazing by the pool and main canal. We prefer to let the “spring break” crowd go down the road. That said every activity on the island is at our doorstep and our concierge team is happy to assist in making the most out of your stay. Cable beach is minutes away on the #10 bus or casino shuttle.

We do hope that you will visit our sunny island again soon and stay at Sandyport. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Sandyport is a good value for the budget-conscious traveler. In addition, the rooms at Sandyport are equipped with a mini-kitchenette and refrigerator which makes buying groceries and saving money on dining out a nice option. Sandyport is further away from the main attractions of Cable Beach and Paradise Island; however, with the money saved staying here, a rental car is affordable and opens up more of the island for exploring.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, January 10, 2013
Dear Jessied1,

We are so pleased that you found Sandyport Beaches Resort Good Value. That is a great tip on choosing the studio, which has the mini kitchen. Those wishing more space and amenities will like the One Bedroom Deluxe suite which has a full kitchen dining/ living room and Jacuzzi tub. Great news that the money saved made the rental car affordable. The options of the casino shuttle at night and the number 10 bus in the day are available, which make getting around both convenient and even more affordable. The majority of activities also pick up from the resort included in the price.

We hope that you have sand in your shoes and will be back soon to visit us again.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

10 mins by car from the airport. Location was relatively easy to find (make sure you look for the white security guard house in the roundabout). Naomi was a pleasure to deal with entire trip. Free Internet (limited to 15 mins) is available by the front desk which has a printer attached. Wireless Internet is available for a fee from a 3rd party provider ($5.95/hr or $12.95/day).

Island orientation available every Sunday morning (includes complimentary continental breakfast). Third party outfit name Runaway Safari organizes reef snorkeling available Mondays and Thursdays, Land "Safari" on Tuesdays. BBQ dinner every Tuesday night ($25 for combo meal, $20 for steak, $15 for chicken, $10 for burgers). The chef running the shack by the pool serves breakfast/lunch/dinner (free Daiquris with dinner otherwise $6 for a 150ml serving); only catch is that you have to prepay for dinner so that he can go to market to procure the necessary ingredients. Beach is a 3 min walk under the overpass where is seems to be another restaurant with a wick patio (didn't get a chance to dine there). Only downside is that there isn't much of beach. Rooms were clean and adequate. Clientele seems to compose primarily of Latin American as well as older Europeans (ie, not much of a party atmosphere).

Will recommend as a 3 star hotel for the price point.

Room Tip: You can either get pool facing rooms or ones which front the channel (which IMHO are more private).
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Dear Mattiasdad,

Thank you very much for your very detailed review. I see that you are a Tripadvisor Top Contributor and have written reviews in more than 31 cities, Wow! Your praise is definitely high praise indeed and we thank you for your recommendation as “a great option if you are on a mid-range budget.”

We do have a tranquil atmosphere and are not a party resort as you point out. We do market ourselves in such a way as to discourage the Spring Break crowd. While we are fortunate to have an ever increasing global clientèle our guests are primarily American and Canadians.

We hope that you will stop back to Nassau on your future travels and that you will once again choose Sandyport.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I needed a place to stay overnight on my last night in the Bahamas before flying out the next day and found a good rate and availability at Sandyport.

I got the basic room with two queen beds. The room was small but we only needed a place to sleep and shower. The beds were pretty firm so if you like that, you're good to go. The resort itself was nice and near their beach. They had some pools and hammocks to relax and were near a couple places to eat.

It's not a fair evaluation for just an overnight stay but as a quick stay, it was fine. Room was clean and surroundings were nice.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Dear JimTravels2010,

We are so pleased that you liked the resort and hope that the next time that you are in the area we might convince you to stay a little longer. We do have a number of guests that stay with us overnight before flights the next day as we are one of the closest hotels to the airport without being on the flight path.

It sounds as if you stayed in the Hotel Bedroom which is one of our smaller rooms. They do have 32”Flat screen TV’s, 2 Queen Size Beds, Desk, Coffee Maker and a Full Bathroom and if your plan is to laze on the beach, swim in the sea or while away the day in your hammock or just need a place to sleep before your journey onwards they definitely fit the bill. Wanting something a big bigger or with more amenities I would recommend our signature room, the one bedroom deluxe suite.

We hope to welcome you back in the future and to share the full Sandyport experience with you.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Resort settings very tranquil and peaceful, cable beach is just across the road and the airport about 10-15 mins away. Rooms were clean and I loved the little kitchenette area. Reasonably priced and adequate for the traveller who does not remain on the hotel complex all day. It would be great if the hotel had it's own wi-fi as the public wifi is quite expensive and not very reliable. There is a computer for use in the foyer at the welcome desk though.
I would recommend and would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Dear Keizaa78,

Thank you very much for your recommendation. I am guessing from your review that you stayed in our Studio unit which has the kitchenette area. This room is ideal for the business traveler or a couple that want the convenience of a partial kitchen at an affordable price. Guests wanting a larger room with increased amenities may want to upgrade to the One Bedroom Deluxe Suite.

I am sorry that you had some concern over the reliability of the “public” wifi service. While competitively priced for the island we also want to improve upon its reliability. We hope to have good news on this front for 2013. We do as you pointed out offer complimentary internet access on the guest computer in the reception building.

We hope that we will see you in the future.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

I just came back from one of the best vacations I have had in a long time. I staid in the 3 bedroom with some friends and the staff were onderfull. It felt like we were the only ones there. anything we needed or wanted was given or found with no hesitation. We are already planing our next trip back in the near future.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SandyportBeaches, Manager at Sandyport Beaches Resort, responded to this review, October 20, 2012
Dear DawnMccurry,

We are so pleased that you had “one of the best vacations that you have had in a long time” and that you found the staff wonderful. The Three Bedroom Suite is fantastic when travelling with friends. Great to hear that you are planning your return trip already. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Kind Regards
Rowena Jones
President
Sandyport Beaches Resort
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Address: West Bay St, Sandyport | P.O. Box SP 63162, Nassau none, New Providence Island
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > New Providence Island > Nassau
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nassau
#2 Best Value Hotel in Nassau
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nassau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sandyport Beaches Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sandyport Beaches Resort in Nassau, Bahamas is known for its tranquility, where rest and relaxation amid the tropical landscape takes you into island time. A quiet retreat ideally located in the luxury Sandyport Marina Village approximately 3 miles away from Nassau International Airport and minutes away from Cable Beach.The resorts pastel colored villas of 72 rooms surround a marina linked by a Grand Canal to the sea. The architecture is inspired by the Georgian Colonial architecture of historic Bahamas and all rooms are appointed with modern conveniences. The Signature room, The Deluxe One Bedroom Suite, is your home away from home with full kitchen and living/dining room with queen size sofa bed separate from the master bedroom with king size bed, Jacuzzi bath and view of the canal or lagoon beach. There are multiple room types available though with everything from a Hotel bedroom, Studio, one, two or three bedroom suites.The resort includes two ocean beaches a short walk from the rooms, a lagoon beach, and three swimming pools including one large pool with a gentle sand edge. The kiddie pool has 2 fun water slides. A tennis court and half basketball court are also on-site. Guests can use a computer in the lobby with complimentary high-speed Internet access during office hours. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests also have discounted use of a nearby fitness centre. While you may find yourself getting lost in the privacy and isolation of the Resort itself, at Sandyport you can have the best of all worlds - be as quiet as you want, or as active as you want, with the dining and shopping options of The Olde Towne at Sandyport on the Resort’s doorstep and a superb range of activities that can be organized through the front desk. The resort has a limited number of rooms that are handicapped accessible. ... more   less 
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