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The Sands Hotel

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The Sands ideally located in magnificent position on Paignton Seafront just a few yards from the beach, green and harbour, and only a short level walk to the town centre. Efficently run in a friendly manner. We have gained a reputation in ensuring everyone is made to feel welcome and relaxed during their staywith us.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
39Room tips
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Advertised and priced accordingly as a b and b, but only told when you arrive that they dont do breakfast!!!! Dirty carpets, mirrors and shower enclosure tiles, single sheets on double bed, absolutely dissatisfied....asked for another room but apparently none available???? Avoid
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New Owners ... not a bad place at all. Owners tried very hard to please. Yes multi national staff and a few stains on carpets but otherwise clean friendly place. Bar and kitchen not open yet but I'm sure they will get them open as soon as they can. Room was clean and very quiet
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I was greeted by a lady who just put the keys into my hand and motioned for me to follow her. The carpet in reception was heavily stained and there was a horrible smell. On the way up the stairs a young man came up and took my bag and showed me to the room. It was at the top of
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No problems checking in and were able to do so early as the room was ready. Very friendly welcome and room was adequate for our stay. Having read the previous reviews I wish to mention that the towels were white fluffy and smelled only of fabric conditioner (no unpleasant
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Before you pay for a room here please check the room carefully and smell the towels and bedding or better still go elsewhere for your own sanity. We booked this hotel for the BMAD festival over the May bank holiday weekend and booked a room 12 months ago after seeing people sat
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View across the bay from our room
Photo provided by managementThe Sands Hotel
View from front bedrooms
Soaking wet carpet in the bathroom. Owner put towels down to soak up the water. The smell was aw
Hairdyer with the pat test sticker ripped so you couldnt see the date it was last tested.
Faulty wiring on hairdryer wired into the drawer
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I would say 10 mis its not far and if you have luggage you can get a taxi about £3.50 .
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"Book another hotel for your own sanity"
"Book elsewhere"
"Don't go there - avoid"
"front facing for sea views"
"we had sea view room overlooking a lovely green and was on the front of hotel we enjoyed"
US$50 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandEnglish RivieraPaignton
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