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    The Sands at St Francis

    8 Frank Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “small hotel” (8 reviews)
    “hot tub” (7 reviews)
    “garden route” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

    Only spent a night here in this superb establishment as we were going to 50th birthday in seals, excellent service from the resident staff. Beautiful rooms and you go to sleep to the crashing waves and wake to an excellent to breakfast with breathtaking views

    Thank rolfk484
    Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

    I ditto all the positive things that have been said by previous reviewers. There are great views and spectacular views and then THIS view. We love travelling and therefore stay in many special places. Most are absolutely lovely but only a few make ones toes...More

    1  Thank bugzPaarl
    Reviewed 24 May 2016

    We enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Sands. It is not often that you arrive at a hotel and it completely lives up to your expectation. There are no inferior rooms and the location is literally on the sea with surfers paddling out to catch...More

    Thank PorterPrivate
    Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

    Gorgeous boutique hotel situated in St Francis. Completely relaxed feel with touches of class throughout. The dinner is not to be missed (try the beef fillet or any of the fish offerings!). Staff are very lovely and knowledgeable - nothing is too much trouble. You...More

    1  Thank Becky T
    Reviewed 9 May 2016

    A combination of Heidi and the rest of The Sands family always ensures a fabulous breakaway. Even without that magnificent view, it's a stay not to be missed -- lovely comfortable rooms, equipped with everything you need; fantastic pampering from the staff and delicious food....More

    Thank JanetteJH
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$176 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Saint Francis Bay
    • Also Known As
    • The Sands Hotel Saint Francis Bay
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