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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were here for three days and at the top balcony watching and listening to the tides go by. Other travellers were had warm smiles for my sons and we all had relaxed atmosphere there. We had food once and it wasn't bad and the hotel music entertainment in the evening. Sandown pier was touching distance and loved the yellow...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

i am from birmingham my family mom .aunty and myself have been going to the carlton hotel in sandown for the past 5 years. the staff were polite management sophie. michelle.and richard were excellent and i dont understand what everyone is taking about they were such wonderful people and coudnt do enough for my family. we have stayed here past...

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1Thank carolbraesyde29562
Rugby, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 February 2016

went with Bowens August 2013.Awful meals breakfast one dish of self service weetabix, stale milk. Everything out of tins or frozen. Old television sets in rooms Nothing seems to have changed much since then according to reports. Would never go back there again. Lost £60 worth of Bowen's holiday tokens given to us because of our complaint, as firm went...

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1Thank Patricia D
Maesteg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Staff very friendly: Hotel clean: entertainment EXCELLANT: excellent view: spacious: value: highly recommended: beach literally across the road.: pubs/clubs/shops/buses-all in one place: 1or2 repairs.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Second visit to the Carlton Thank you to all the staff at the Carlton Hotel for the great service lovely food.Will be back again next year.Great value for money.Can i just say to the people who slate this hotel if you want the Ritz you have to pay their prices!!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Just had another three day stay at the Carlton. Hotel is dated, but it's clean, the food is good, the staff are friendly and eager to please. No it's not a 5* hotel, and no there isn't a phone in the room, but at those prices I am 100% happy and if I want a phone in the room and...

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1Thank Copperwasher
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

just came back from a 4 night break because of my disability we booked a room no123 which had a bath and shower the room was quite big and had a balcony over looking the pier and beach the room and bedding was clean and tidy the food was served hot and the menu was veried .we found the staff...

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1Thank brian l
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The Hotel is basic but the staff and the food make up for any shortfalls in interior decoration. It does need some TLC but the rooms are clean and tidy and fit for purpose. The front bedrooms give a fantastic view of the Pier and sea. There is some public car parking on the road but spaces are limited.Over 60...

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1Thank Tony H
Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Just returned from a weekend at this hotel its a joke!!! We had a very slow running shower over a bath which was luke warm to cold, tried to complain but no phone in room. toilet roll dispenser allowed you to pull one sheet at a time and this came out shredded. The meals were mostly from tins and kept...

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Bedfordshire
Reviewed 12 October 2015

About time it was closed and refurbished - on suite bath area you can not move in - extractor fans dont work - sanitary ware wants replacing fittings dont work = taps stick and shower does not mix - requires decorating- even toilet paper cheap stuff - no toilteris thats just the start - beds you can play a tune...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Address: Esplanade, Sandown PO36 8LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Sandown
Number of rooms: 12
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The Carlton Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Sandown
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“Look out for Premier Hotel replacing current”
 of 5 bubbles ParaSueKids, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“excellent view from our balcony”
 of 5 bubbles carolbraesyde29562, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The front rooms are mainly twin bedded but good views over the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 233tonyh, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“go to another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles robinm829, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Not what it appears to be”
 of 5 bubbles BigTrev43, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
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