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The Ocean Hotel

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

The Ocean Hotel, Sandown, Isle of Wight is a very large, old, Family run Hotel since 1958, the rear of which faces the ocean. The front of the Hotel is not so appealing as it is right on the High Street. Our room, with an ocean view and glass doors leading out on to a balcony, was very spacious with... More 

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We.ve just got back from our annual club trip at the ocean sandown iow There was 48 people of mixed ages and we all had a brilliant time there the rooms good the restaurant excellent the staff great 😄

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Dalyancath
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

This was the 1st coach trip on my own after losing my husband. I went there with another widow and didn't know what to expect. The hotel was amazing - in it's heyday would have been, and still is, a really grand hotel - I had a really lovely time there - we paid for a seaview room, please do... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

We telephoned at tea-time for somewhere to stay that saturday evening and were offered a family room with a sea view and balcony for £89 inc breakfast, which we accepted. We asked about places to have dinner and were told we could eat there for £8 each for a 3-course meal provided we were at dinner before 20:30- we accepted... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

I went on this trip as a solo traveler.I was spoken to by the other trippers on the coach so didn't feel out of it. The coach and driver were first class and he kept us well informed. The hotel was clean and the sea front facing dinning room was very smart, as were the staff, the quality of the... More 

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Last week I went to Sandown, Isle of Wight for two nights with my sister Sheila and two very good friends, Sam and Gill. We stayed at the Ocean Hotel, we stayed there this time last year and we were very impressed, we were hoping that it would be as good this year. It was even better!! Sheila and I... More 

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Just got back last night after a 5 day coaching Holiday .My husband and I and my Sister and Brother in law.I have to say the Hotel far exceeded our expectations. It was very clean and the Staff were helpful and friendly. Our luggage was taken from the coach to our room and back again when we left by the... More 

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Lincolnshire
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I have just had a very enjoyable week's coaching holiday, staying at the Ocean Hotel. It is two star so one has to be realistic in one's expectations: first, the good points: the restaurant was well appointed and tables were always attractively laid out with floral decorations, linen tablecloths, napkins and good quality cutlery and plates. The food was tasty... More 

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Been here for a 5 day break, it was beautiful staff very efficient bedrooms and public rooms excellent. It was spotless and very comfortable. Entertainment was very good, and a good choice of menu. The beds are very comfy and spotless. Handy for both sea front and shops

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Whilst this was a Shearing's Coach Holiday the hotel is not a Shearing's hotel. On the second day we were accused by the aggressive head barman of bringing our own drinks into the bar. We were told any drink must be left behind the bar which was then changed to we could take it to the room but could not... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Ocean Hotel

Address: Sandown PO36 8AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
Price Range: $116 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ocean Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 96
Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel Sandown
The Ocean Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Sandown
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandown
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Avoid rooms above the Lounge & Bar area........very noisy when having entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles grahamgriffin451, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Choose sea views”
  • View from road - we had room over canopy, room 41, lovely
 of 5 bubbles dalyancath, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“One side has sea views”
 of 5 bubbles 41dennish, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“sea view rooms available”
 of 5 bubbles 409davidc, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethh180, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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