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    South Sands Hotel

    Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “class room” (13 reviews)
    “dragon room” (19 reviews)
    “beach suites” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 886 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Arrived at the South Sands Hotel after a long walk from Salcombe, ready for a cocktail and a long indulgent lunch with friends and our dog. Sat in the restaurant, ordered cocktails, and after perusing the excellent menu for a while ordered a three course...More

    Thank Colin N
    Response from Freya102, Front Office Manager at South Sands HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear 'Colin N' Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that your whole experience in the restaurant did not match your expectations, I have passed this to the F&B team who will certainly follow up and tighten up procedures with service. I'm glad you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful interiors, great staff, wonderful location, will definitely come back in the spring. Had an all round great stay, looking forward to our return. Rooms are lovely, the beds so comfy, bathrooms very good.

    Thank arbourhouseswanage
    Response from Freya102, Front Office Manager at South Sands HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear 'arbourhouseswanage' It's great to read you enjoyed everything from the staff, to the location and the rooms and beds! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I look forward to welcoming you back in the Spring! Best Wishes Freya

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We came into the gorgeous looking hotel for a quick lunch and ended up there for a good 2 hours chatting, eating and looking out the window at the gorgeous view. The food was delightful and the staff eager to help and talk to you...More

    Thank Belllou
    Response from Freya102, Front Office Manager at South Sands HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear 'Belllou' Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience with us at South Sands. The team will very much appreciate your kind words, I'm glad you were able to have a relaxed lunch. We look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We found the South Sands Hotel on the internet and booked with about 5 days notice. The staff were most welcoming and we had a lovely room. As we got a winter deal the price for B&B was excellent. The breakfast was almost an art-form...More

    Thank William H
    Response from Freya102, Front Office Manager at South Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 'William H' Great news you managed to get some last minute availability and enjoyed your get away with a pleasing rate! We are able to offer preferential rates in the winter months even though we feel the views and location can be even more...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A lovely afternoon spent with friends eating an amazing afternoon tea at the South Sands Hotel. The sandwiches were delicious, the scones warm and the little desserts and pastries gorgeous. You really have to go and sample one.

    Thank Caz E
    Response from Freya102, Front Office Manager at South Sands HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 'Caz E' I am delighted you and your friends enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and everything was to your liking. Best Wishes Freya

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$122 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Salcombe
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    Terry C
    20 May 2017|
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    Response from mikeGBUK | Reviewed this property |
    Mitch Tonk has never owned this hotel. He owns a few fish restaurants in the South West.
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    11 January 2017|
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    Response from WMCMatilda | Reviewed this property |
    The dress code at dinner is very informal so unless your entire group dress up you will feel very over dressed. We went to the hotel in summer and I didn't even wear my high heel sandals to dinner. Think casual pub dinner... More
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    "Great sea views. We had a look at some noms when there. They looked very nice."
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    "Get a suite with a beach view."
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    "not room 7 - kitchen fan noise. Good view though!"
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    "I would choose a sea view room as much quieter with nice views. There is a spiral staircase with no lift."
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