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The Sands at St Francis

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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“small hotel”(11 reviews)
“hot tub”(8 reviews)
“indian ocean”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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All reviewssmall hotelhot tubindian oceangarden routest francisattention to detailinfinity poolone nightoverlooking the seagame reservetwo nightsthe ground floorpatio doorssteam roombeach sidedirect accessrooms are beautifully appointed
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The attention to detail here is truly amazing. Everything you could wish for in a small hotel was the. Precious, on the desk was superb. He answered every question and was very very helpful,and a pleasure to talk to. Rooms are beautifully appointed as are...More

Thank anne1427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the greeting by the staff, to our room that overlooked the ocean we could only think what a place to stay. It was a pity we could only stay one night as the long flight home was the next day. The staff ensured we...More

Thank Kerrel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pure heaven from beginning to end. We were greeted by Precious and he and his team were on hand throughout our three night stay and could not have been more friendly or helpful. We were arrived later than expected about 6.30pm, but the chef had...More

Thank Anne A
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

It is great to receive such fantastic feedback, thank you very much. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed our suites, superb cuisine, surrounding activities and attractions. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, TheSands

Reviewed 13 March 2018

The only positive of this place is its location right at the Indianocean, but other guest houses are close by as well. The whole place lacks maintenance - old furniture, rusty and dirty sun loungers, brown lawn with dirty old pool, aircon makes helicopter like...More

Thank golferteam
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to supply us with your valuable feedback. It saddens me that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I can guarantee you that your experience is not the high standard of service and product we enjoy being complimented...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

On our way from Knysna to Port Elizabeth, my family made the right decision to spend one night in the beautiful area of Saint Francis Bay. And an even better decision to stay at The Sands. The room is gigantic, and so is the bathroom....More

Thank João Miguel C
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for your review and support. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our beautiful open rooms. It is always great to hear back from our guests and get fresh perspective. Your points have been noted and will certainly...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$187 - US$438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$187 - US$438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (111)
Room & Suite (39)
Pool & Beach (22)
Dining (7)
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hermanus is renowned for its whale watching it had its own natural bay where the southern whale go to mate and one of top places to visit during whale spotting season. The sands is in a beautiful location next to the coast... More
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"Front rooms get the sounds and views of the ocean"
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"1st floor-wonderful views"
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"The lower ground rooms all have decks with great views."
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"Ground floor room right by the infinity pool"
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