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“Fantastic child friendly hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa
Ranked #3 of 38 Hotels in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
2 reviews
“Fantastic child friendly hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2008

We have just returned from our second stay at Sands Resort Hotel and cannot praise it highly enough. We visited for the first time last Summer and did not really appreciate how fantastic it was until we had to think about a holiday for this year. Having tried an alternative - a well known family 'parc' earlier this year, we could not bear the thought of going anywhere else! The ability to stay in this country thus avoiding painful travel experiences, be in a beautiful part of the UK nearby many lovely beaches, have an extremely good evening meal provided and easy access to childcare made it impossible for us to go anywhere else in the end.

It is a brilliant place to stay for anyone with little children, the staff are amazing throughout the hotel - at reception, in the restaurant and in the childcare clubs. Nothing is too much trouble. The baby listening in the evenings makes life very easy, the entertainment after dinner is classy, the meals in the evening are of restaurant quality and we love the fact that on both our visits a professional photographer has visited the hotel and taken some really good photographs of us all together.

The play facilities are excellent inside and out, there are lovely views and we will definitely return again. For people with young children you will not find anywhere better!

  • Liked — Very child friendly
  • Disliked — The fact that we don't live nearer!
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled with family
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Thank Myndd
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2008

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the staff at the Sands for making Saturday 26th April 2008, our Wedding Day, so special not only for us but for our guests as well.

The kitchen staff did an amazing job in getting all 150 meals out on time, all of our guests commented on how efficient and helpful the staff at the Sands were and how well presented and tasty the food was at the Wedding Breakfast and the evening Buffet. It was certainly no small task cooking and serving 150 individually chosen meals for each guest, but James and the team in the Kitchen made it seem effortless!

Our special thanks must go to Leeanne, for all of the pre wedding meetings, planning and just for generally keeping us sane on the lead up to our wedding and ensuring everything ran smoothly on the day. Leeanne's attention to detail and managerial skills are exemplary, such a wonderfully kind person and nothing is ever too much trouble for her.

....What a day, thankyou!

  • Liked — cleanliness, attention to detail but most of all the friendly staff
  • Disliked — nothing..it was perfect!
  • Stayed April 2008, travelled on business
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Thank CrisChelle
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Additional Information about Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

Property: Sands Resort Hotel & Spa
Address: Watergate Road, Newquay TR7 3LX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Newquay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Newquay
#4 Family Hotel in Newquay
#5 Business Hotel in Newquay
#12 Romantic Hotel in Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Sands Resort Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sands Resort Hotel & Spa overlooks the Atlantic ocean to the west and countryside to the east. The hotel offers a range of free sports facilities and children's clubs as well as a beauty spa, two pools and a gym. Most suites have separate sleeping areas for children and are in a contemporary design. A free baby listening service is also available.In 2016 Sands Resort Hotel & Spa was voted to be amongst the Best 10 Family Hotels in the UK ranking 5th in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sands Resort Hotel And Spa
Sands Hotel Newquay
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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa Newquay, Cornwall

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