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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa is situated 1 mile north of Newquay and enjoys stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Porth beach and Watergate Bay are both only a short walk away. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere combined with fabulous family friendly facilities make Sands a great choice for a holiday break in Cornwall. During school holidays all the family love Sands Resort for its spacious two-room suites, pools, kids’ holiday entertainment and the numerous activities on offer. Spa weekends and short breaks at Sands Resort are just perfect for celebrating a special occasion or a relaxing escape to the Cornish coast.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Offers & Announcements:Half Term Breaks fr. £130
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Grade: 45 out of 100
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I stayed at the Sands for the New Year with my partner and 4 year old daughter. The hotel and rooms are a bit tired but the staff, food and (children's) entertainment more than make up for this. We stayed on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis which included a 3 course meal each
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We love the Sands resort. The staff are amazing and it feels like a proper holiday for adults and kids especially with the kids clubs/crèche/entertainment and the baby listening. We go just about every year and are looking forward to our next visit. The facilities are perfect
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Our company had a great party,as we were all together. As we have previously had Christmas parties at the Headland and the Atlantic,I personally found this hotel did not come up to scratch. The food both the evening meal and breakfast were dry and basic. The room again was very
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Spent two days here on business Staff excellent Hotel and room nice - clearly an old hotel the owners are systematically refurbishing Bathroom very tired though (but clean, although tub didn’t drain - hate showering in ankle deep tepid water) Lunch and Christmas party meal
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Had such an amazing Xmas party the food was fantastic & omg! The band where amazing what a party we had really enjoyed our night defiantly will Be back next year for more. The band really made it a party to remember, the room could do with being a bit bigger & was very hot but
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The Contemporary Suite at the Sands Resort Hotel & Spa
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Header photo - Comfort Suite
Hi, the rooms / suites with balcony have a country view. The sea view rooms/suites don't have a balcony. Porth Beach is a 5 - 10 minute walk.
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Do the rooms have air con ?
Unfortunately our rooms don't have air con but we do have fans.
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Hi, yes they are. The outdoor pool closes sometime in September depending on the weather. The rest of our outdoor facilities are open all year round.
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Don’t remember seeing any but towels yes
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any doggy friendly rooms
Unfortunately the hotel doesn't allow dogs. (Except guide dogs)
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"Though we paid extra for a sea view,there is a busy road right outside."
"Ask for sea view"
"The doors of the rooms in the ground floor are not sealed so there is some draft if the corridor window is left open. "
"Stayed in comfort suite rooms and also the contemporary room both very good always very clean "
"Sea view family room "
US$ 95 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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