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South Sands Hotel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wrote on our visit last year that I really didn't 'get' the issues about small portions as we had enjoyed our stay in the hotel and the 2 nights we ate there - we scored it 5+ because we loved everything about the south sands from our room to the breakfast and dinner - and amazing service - but...

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were searching for a fine dining restaurant in a beautiful setting to celebrate our 19th anniversary and were told about the South Sands Hotel. The setting is out of this world, the service was outstanding and friendly and the food was 5 star. What a gem of a restaurant.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been going to this hotel for some time and always look forward to it. The location is great. They are dog-friendly and it has a nice casual style. As others' have said, it's a great coastal retreat. So that's all the good news. The less good bit is that they have decided that they are not so casual...

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Salcombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stylish boutique hotel offerring a luxurious and relaxing stay. Excellent service and in a setting to die for with outstanding views across the beach and estuary. Good choice of room sizes for couples or families and furnished to a high standard. A very good choice of breakfast dishes which can be served in the dining room or...

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New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent two night stay in a gorgeous beach suite here and were very sad to have to leave the comfort of such a warm and welcoming hotel. We were visiting with friends who are regulars and now we can see why!! From arrival, the staff were extremely accommodating and were always ready with a friendly smile....

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear littleb12017, Merci / thank you for your great comment and advises on what to do in Salcombe. It was a pleasure to Welcome you and we are glad you enjoy the Beach Suite Apartment set up and views. You right taxi and transport could be an issue around Salcombe, but you know if you get stranded in Salcombe give...

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here twice based on friends reviews. We have not been disappointed. Both times we have taken advantage of the wine tasting evenings which occur once a month. We stay overnight with a 5 course dinner and breakfast too. The rooms are fantastic. Simple, elegant, perfect and well planned out. There are tea/cofee biscuits and fudge in the...

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kim G, Thank you so much for your description of the wine tasting evening you experienced. I will make sure to praise the Housekeeping Crew who keep South Sands “sparkling”. Thank you again for your good words and I hope I could personally welcome you on your next Salcombe visit. Best regards,

Warminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into the bar for some cocktails and grabbed some comfy seating in front of a log fire. Interesting cocktail menu and a varied selection of local ales. A great place to while away time with a great view of the estuary.

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Orange54 Thank you for your comment on South Sands Bar. Will and his Team have a built a great selection of cocktail to enjoy on the deck in the sunshine or snug by the fire place. They will always propose locals produces from Salcombe Brewery or Salcombe gin, to be enjoyed with a great view. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had two nights in a suite with my sister . We wanted a 'get away from it all' break and could not have found a better place to retreat to! The suite was spacious with super comfortable beds. The kitchen was well stocked with crockery utensils and cooking equipment for those who wanted to cook. The bar and restaurant...

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maggie S, Thank you / Merci for the very flattering description of your stay at South Sands Hotel. You are right South Sands could be enjoy in all seasons; busy summer on the beach or snug by the fire place after a quiet walk in the Devon mist. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Beach...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in room 10 - a beautiful suite, with stunning views but then I guess it should be for £345 per night b & b. I did find the bed uncomfortable and the room very hot, but I guess this could be personal preference. However, the dinner prices spoilt it for us, £40 (inc service charge) for 2 courses was...

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue T, Thank you for your feedback; I am sadden to read about your experience at the South Sands Hotel. Room 10 is our best room available in the hotel, with a Caesar size bed, two stand-alone baths in a room and an outside balcony to make the most of the view. I will check with maintenance the temperature...

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a "staycation" weekend away (from Dartmouth to Salcombe) & after a lovely coastal walk we thought we would treat ourselves (as were sans kids) to pop into the South Sands Hotel for a relaxing afternoon drink. Sadly the service was rather sub-standard & somewhat disppointing. On arrival we sat down in the bar area by the fire...

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Antoine G, Manager at South Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EDJLondon, Thank you for your feedback and experience review at South Sands Restaurant. I am sorry to read the service level were not up to the expectation; we proud ourselves to be a relaxed but professional and knowledgeable service. We have review your comment with our Restaurant Manager and training is in place to get our seasonal staff up...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in May 2010, this New England style, boutique hotel set in arguably the county's finest coastal location. 22 beautifully appointed bedrooms...offer the ideal place to escape from it all and relax and unwind. You can see the sea from most of them and almost touch it from the balconies in rooms 9 and 10. 5 opulent beach suites...ideal for families or for those looking for more space and independence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Sands Hotel

Address: Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Salcombe
Price Range: $240 - $694 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Sands Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Book an estuary view”
543triciac, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Seek out this restaurant when in Salcombe”
jeffdrew2017, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Dragon rooms but not room 7 or any at that far end of the hotel if you need wifi”
501elisabethr, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Review all the rooms individually on the Southsands website”
andrewjhj, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Suite 33 is perfect for families or friends to share and comes with a lovely view of the beach.”
littleb12017, 15 May 2017 | Read review
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