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Bournemouth Sands Hotel

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room comfortable, however toilet did not flush very well. Also there is only one small lift (5 persons), which is not adequate for a hotel of this size. Notwithstanding this, we had a very pleasant stay.

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Shanklin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would not recommend it for a sola person as the room was very shabby and cramped compared to the double rooms I saw. I did pay the same as an other person plus a supplement so would expect at least the same quality room albeit an adequate single.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very enjoyable stay, staff were very good, Hotel was very nice and festive, Location is very good ,close to the sea and the town The coach day trips on offer were very good and the drivers polite and informative

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Biddenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I would recommend this hotel to anyone. The manager and his team are so helpful and really give everything to make sure you have a wonderful time. The food is good and varied. The entertainment is also very good.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sands Hotel was very warm and cosy, close to bus routes, close to the prom and gardens. Food and table service quality of a high standard by very helpful staff. The coach journey was comfortable with two adequate stops, the driver was helpful and friendly and loaded the bags on board.

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great time at the Sands recently at what was our first T&T. (Nov 6-10). Staff were very friendly and efficient in all departments...even Santa made an appearance..'thank you' for the gifts! We thought the hotel was tastefully decorated and the break was a good start to the festive season. The food was of course, up to its usual high...

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your superb review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked our first ever Tinsel & Turkey Trip (for 45 people) at The Sands and it was a brilliant experience. The Manager and his staff were so welcoming, helpful and friendly throughout our five day stay. The hotel looked lovely with it's Christmas decorations. Everyone in the group was very happy with the food, service and their rooms although...

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. We are very pleased to read how much you and your party enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you all back again next year.

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great time was had in spite of the weather, excellent entertainment every night. Good value meals the only drawback was the beer at the bar. I would like to have tried some local brews, but that's just me.

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everyone was very helpful, lovely food and friendly staff, entertainment V/G Unfortunately one of my friends had her purse stolen in Bournemouth town, but the reception staff helped her by phoning banks and police. The only down was the driver who took us to Sands, he didn't tell us any information, not his name or emergency doors, the only thing...

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your superb review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. Please accept our apologies for the attitude from the driver. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in March and November this year Very Pleasant Staff. From Gaby the Waitress, Alana Room Service to the Manager ,Variety of Meals and enjoyable Evening Entertainment ,So will hope to make a return Visit next year

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Daishs_Holidays, Guest Relations Manager at Bournemouth Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of the Bournemouth Sands Hotel. We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, only two minutes from the West Cliff with its fine lawns and panoramic views over the bay. An ideal setting, yet within leisurely walking distance of the beach, all the major shops, the beautiful award-winning central pleasure gardens, with bandstand concerts, theatres and the Bournemouth International Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bournemouth Sands Hotel

Address: 2 West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: RM196 - RM202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 76
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“ Shabby, dated, tiny, scuffed paintwork, poor shower”
 of 5 bubbles sylviaaX4067OZ, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are adequate but could do with a face lift in some of them.”
 of 5 bubbles lindseysleep, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the area around the toilet could have been tideied up a bit, that apart the room was clean and comfortable ”
 of 5 bubbles 990maggie, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 3rd floor was fairly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles KidlingtonYellow, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rad..needs attention. Lovely white fluffy towels. Everything was cleaned every day. Very comfy bed.”
 of 5 bubbles shirleybevan, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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