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Winslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this hotel for the second time in August. This is a beautiful hotel with lovely decor and amazing location, right on the beach. Our room had a bath in the bedroom and 2 balconies, very relaxing Food was really lovely and the staff very attentive, well worth a visit

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful meal at lunchtime of fresh fish, and the deserts were amazing. My husband doesn't,t like fussy food so he requested fish and chips !!! The chef obliged and it was the best !! The view is good , especially at high tide, the staff all very friendly and helpful. A lovely feel good experience.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

service okish .. but the wait from having the starter to the main meal was nearly an hour ! and the price of drinks.... one small bottle of cider and one bottle of water £12 the location is great but i feel they pander to an exclusive cliental

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Thank johnhunt105
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to come to the old hotel here when the children were young for family beach holidays. How things have changed since it was taken over in 2010. So much better and a real destination hotel. And how wonderful the tractor/ ferry to Salcombe still goes every half hour out of term time in September. We used it a... More 

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Thank Gwyneth L
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We holiday in Salcombe every year, after a coastal walk we thought we would pop in for a drink, service was dreadful nobody particularly interested, I had to go the bar myself. Eventually served with wine and a beer, and then faced an extremely overpriced bill of £15, which included £10 for a glass of wine! Even the waitress was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is a little gem. We thought we were booking a hotel in salcombe but when we saw how busy salcombe is we were so glad we booked south sands hotel. Our room wasn't great room 1 avoid it if you can. It faces onto the street and there's a bit of noise from people passing the window. It... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the South Sands for lunch and what a place, great decor, fantastic views from the restaurant and fabulous food with proper service. A good choice on the menu, properly cooked and full of flavour. the hotel decor in the entrance says that it will be a good place to stay, which we would if we didnt live... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked for 6 nights from 4th September 2016. Our room (No 18) was one of their 'Yawl' rooms: we had been warned on booking that it was the smallest such room but it had a small 'Juliet' balcony affording a lovely sea view. A bad start: there was an unpleasant smell in the room which could... More 

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Thank Peter C
London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by accident on our holiday in Salcombe and what a find. Absolutely amazing location on the beach. Really friendly staff - from our first greeting and welcome from Antoine to the service on the deck from Agata - it was amazing. I had an amazing pork chop for lunch one day - was so impressed we booked... More 

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Thank eyedoclondon
Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading about this hotel, we drove from Torquay for a cream tea. We waited for service on the beautiful terrace enjoying the stunning views. I had to finally go to the bar for service. I was told they were out of clotted cream. A hotel of this caliber OUT OF CLOTTED CREAM. They would charge us the same price... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in May 2010, this New England style, boutique hotel set in arguably the county's finest coastal location. 22 beautifully appointed bedrooms...offer the ideal place to escape from it all and relax and unwind. You can see the sea from most of them and almost touch it from the balconies in rooms 9 and 10. 5 opulent beach suites...ideal for families or for those looking for more space and independence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Sands Hotel

Address: Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe
Price Range: $200 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Sands Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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South Sands Hotel Salcombe, Devon
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