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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 45 out of 100
242Restaurantswithin 5 miles
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Visited Porth for a quick break for the weekend. Welcoming and helpful staff, bright and clean hotel. Great king sized bed, very comfy. Ideal base for visiting the area. Good choice for breakfast, didn't have main meals in hotel so cannot comment on food. Great beach nearby
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Hotel's Favourite
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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My partner and I booked a day/twilight spa there £39 each as a romantic thing to do while in Newquay. Firstly you cant use the gym or pool in this option you basically get a hot tub with other people in and a shed/sauna then you get to sit down and have cake and one glass of
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Response from SandsResort, Owner at Sands Resort Hotel & Spa
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Joanna, We are sorry that our Twilight experience failed to live up to your expectations. Over fifteen hundred guests have used our Moroccan Spa over the last year and your review is by far the worst we have received. However, the experience is personal, and we can only apologise that you felt so unhappy. For factual correctness on our website we do make very clear what the experience includes and what the timings for the sessions and dinner are. I believe you also spoke to a member of our reception team when booking your experience who explained everything on the phone and also let you know that there were already other people booked for your session. With regards to the menu, we offered the following 13 main courses on Saturday, so to say it was mainly burgers is a little unfair. Panko breaded fried halloumi Locally caught mussels of the day Sands catch of the day Sands Buddha bowl 6oz Angus beef burger Cajun chicken breast burger Falafel burger 8oz Rib Eye 8ozFillet steak Wilted spinach – nut roast wellington Roasted vegetables - herbed baby potatoes - juniper berry reduction Chicken supreme Fish curry - korma spices Once again, we are sorry that the evening wasn’t for you. Regards NM
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Absolutely wonderful hotel. Most family friendly place you’ll find. A perfect blend of luxury & child friendliness. This hotel has so much to offer both indoors & out, you’ll never be bored. The food is fantastic & the staff are super friendly & so good at their jobs. A great
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What a wonderful stay from start to finish, Richard, Chloe and the lady who organised our babysitter were absolutely fantastic! The correspondence via email was excellent and every question I had was answered in a helpful manner with thought and care, an attribute that is rarely
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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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Are the outside pool and areas open in early September?
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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Anyone know if there are bath robes in the rooms to save bringing them! Thanks
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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"Sea view great for better weather otherwise country view over the pool perfect! No lifts - porters will happily help though "
"Happy with facilities "
"Front of hotel for views over the coast"
"Though we paid extra for a sea view,there is a busy road right outside."
"Ask for sea view"
US$93 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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