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The Ocean Hotel

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Last week I went to Sandown, Isle of Wight for two nights with my sister Sheila and two very good friends, Sam and Gill. We stayed at the Ocean Hotel, we stayed there this time last year and we were very impressed, we were hoping that it would be as good this year. It was even better!! Sheila and I...

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just got back last night after a 5 day coaching Holiday .My husband and I and my Sister and Brother in law.I have to say the Hotel far exceeded our expectations. It was very clean and the Staff were helpful and friendly. Our luggage was taken from the coach to our room and back again when we left by the...

3Thank elizabeth h
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I have just had a very enjoyable week's coaching holiday, staying at the Ocean Hotel. It is two star so one has to be realistic in one's expectations: first, the good points: the restaurant was well appointed and tables were always attractively laid out with floral decorations, linen tablecloths, napkins and good quality cutlery and plates. The food was tasty...

2Thank Cantabile_7
Bedworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Been here for a 5 day break, it was beautiful staff very efficient bedrooms and public rooms excellent. It was spotless and very comfortable. Entertainment was very good, and a good choice of menu. The beds are very comfy and spotless. Handy for both sea front and shops

Thank suzzieq2014
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Whilst this was a Shearing's Coach Holiday the hotel is not a Shearing's hotel. On the second day we were accused by the aggressive head barman of bringing our own drinks into the bar. We were told any drink must be left behind the bar which was then changed to we could take it to the room but could not...

2Thank Two_ronnies
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Booked this for my daughter although I have stayed before. Managed to fit them in one evening although they are usually pretty fully booked. Lovely room with balcony, excellent very helpful staff. Good breakfast and reasonably priced dinner in attractive restaurant. Nice swimming pool. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank evagrace2015
San Francisco
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great food great service great room with wonderful Seaview.fantastic weather ,pleasant company and I'm entertainment.we came with GB Tours.mervyn good safe driver.love the isle of Wight would retire here if I could.my wife and I are in our early sixties, but this hotel ideal for kids with the sandy beach and well outfitted pier.lovely pool very clean.all in all a...

Thank jackiel722
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at the ocean hotel for 5 days with brent thomas coaches.The hotel was great.food great .Dave our waiter was excellent.nothing was to much trouble for him,and the same applied to the restaurant manager.Cant wait to go back next year.

Thank observer595
Newhaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Just got back from the Ocean hotel in Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Had a great time lovely hotel, amazing staff nothing was too much trouble. The food was average the room was just lovely, big clean and comfortable. Our waitress Agie was a joy and Martin our barman was great. The entertainment was a bit repetitive but we...

Thank jackade86
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed at the Ocean Hotel as part of our Shearings holiday to Sandown. Check in was quick and easy. Our room was on the top floor accessed by the lift or stairs (sometime the lift was a bit busy) it looked out on to the high street, although quite a small room, it was lovely and clean and the...

Thank LNC3367

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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