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Bannisters by the sea

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pool bar”(129 reviews)
“pizza”(64 reviews)
“rick stein”(50 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Travelled down go Bannisters by the Sea last weekend for our Anniversary expecting an amazing hotel. The rooms were small and we were on ground floor we could hear every steps, banging and chairs moving from above rooms. Walls thin and more like a motel!...More

2  Thank heyjude2014
Response from Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the seaResponded May 30, 2017

Dear HeyJude2014, Thank you for taking a moment to leave your honest feedback for us to address and work on. Whilst it was disappointing to hear that your experience with us was less than desirable, it has allowed us to make some changes to ensure...More

Reviewed April 17, 2017

I couldn't reccomend this place enough from check in to check out the place is faultless. Undoubtedly the best accomodation on the south coast with a restaurant to match. The hotel is ideally situated close to the centre of town featuring a perfect infinity pool....More

Thank Pamela F
Response from Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the seaResponded April 19, 2017

High praise indeed Pamela F, thank you so much! Our team at Bannisters by the Sea & Rick Stein at Bannisters are so passionate about their work that it's just wonderful to hear when our guests get so much enjoyment from a stay with us....More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

We booked the collette dinnigan suite and were surrounded by all things gorgeous and slept with the sound of the waves. the food was divine at the Rick Stein restaurant. we stayed two nights and ate like kings then walked it all off on that...More

Thank eafromsydney
Response from Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the seaResponded April 19, 2017

What a terrific review EafromSydney, thank you for sharing it with us! It’s great to hear you enjoyed your experience in one of our Collette Dinnigan suites. I agree, we are so lucky to have those amazing views and the sound of wave lapping at...More

Reviewed April 8, 2017

We stayed at Bannisters for two nights and we had room 30. A suite that's located on the end (photos attached). The staff were very friendly and the room was really well appointed and had been renovated. The aircon didn't work that well and when...More

Thank 874adriann
Response from Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the seaResponded April 19, 2017

Thank you for the great review and thoughtful feedback Adrian N. I am so pleased you enjoyed one of our Collette Dinnigan Suites! With the most amazing ocean views, 30 is one of my favourite rooms! I hope we can have you back to join...More

Reviewed April 5, 2017

We spent a weekend at Bannisters by the Sea in a luxury suite. The hotel itself is in a spectacular seaside location and the views are exceptional, especially from our balcony. The grounds and pool area are good and well maintained. Plenty of parking. The...More

Thank NealeAu
Response from Bannisters_Hotels, General Manager at Bannisters by the seaResponded April 13, 2017

Dear NealeAu, It's great to see you enjoyed our beautiful surrounds, the rooms and the experience in our outlets. I believe your feedback regarding the noise relates to an event that I have had similar feedback about so our sincere apologies for this during your...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$247 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$247 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Y_S_Elle
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Rupert S | Property representative |
Dear Y_S_L, Our room service operates during the restaurant hours of operation and our guests have a choice from the Rick Stein menu or more casual dining options from our Pool Bar. Kind regards, Rupert Sakora General... More
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stacey1529
July 9, 2017|
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Response from EdwinBR | Reviewed this property |
Hi alyces, they are not very private being at ground level and with little screening between rooms
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stacey1529
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Jensouth | Reviewed this property |
Choose Your Room Carefully We stayed at Bannisters By The Beach & chose a Suite but be careful just which Suite you get. Ours had no views, was surrounded on all sides by car parks, Road & driveway which was noisey. To... More
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"wifi is very poor because the whole area is under serviced"
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"Pay the extra for a penthouse."
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"Dont book this room .Maybe one looking onto ocean half the price ."
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"Any of the upper level sea view rooms are good (we stayed in 17) but Room 23 (if you can get it) is the pick."
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