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“The Parker Family Nottingham - Valentine weekend!!!!”

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The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“The Parker Family Nottingham - Valentine weekend!!!!”
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Our first visit to the Sands and have already booked to return. three night stay. Absolutely fantastic!! Apartment 416 Kepwick. Sea view 4th floor. 2 bed. Superb views and wonderful apt. A credit to the owners, staff (especially India and Danny for all their help. Fulfilled all our needs) and the location, Even though the weather was not too good, just sitting looking at the full moon over the sea was enough. Beautiful!! Very cosy and warm. Prestine apartment. Travelled with our 15 year old son, who loved it very much. Right on the beach and close to all the excellent facilities. Great location to stay for the open air theatre. Just walking distance. We have been travelling to this part of the world for over 30 years man and boy and this just tops it!! Every thing that is advertised is offered and more.... See you in October!!!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

2 night break14th./15th. Feb this year. 4 adults (2 couples)
1st. impressions were staff. Best reception I think I've had. Nothing too much trouble. Friendly, helpful & informative.
Breakfast food pack in appartment more than adequate.
Stunning appartment. I thought the block was newly built the appartment was so clean!
Beautifully decorated and furnished. Beds & pillows very comfy. Bathrooms beautiful. Everything you could need right down to washing machine, dishwasher (& wii)
Loads of free DVD films in reception.
Appartment 303 which was not sea view, but you could actually see the sea & the beach anyway from the end of the building. Perfect. Would try to book this appartment again.
Secure, well lit parking. Out of front door onto beach. Longish walk to town, but bus (open top even in gales!!) stops close by and direct to main sea front. You need to do the walk at least once though..it's worth it!
We had planned to eat out but the appartment was so warm and comfy, we bought food in and enjoyed cooking and relaxing in the evenings. Saved us loads of money on eating out and we enjoyed just lounging in such comfort.
Cannot praise highly enough and no hesitation going back again.
Make sure you walk up to the tops behind the Spa building for great views and photographs and walk back along the beach.
Best value breakfast was in the market vaults (lots of little crafty studios) 4 excellent bacon butties, chicken sandwich to take out and 4 coffees £6.50.. a steal.
You won't be dissappointed.

Room Tip: Room 303 not advertised as sea view, but a (better than) glimpse of the sea from the balcony anyway
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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west yorks
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

Fabulous two night stay in a modern stylish one bedroomed apartment. The staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough for you. The location is superb, out of the front door and onto the beach. Nice refreshing change to have secure free parking.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

We returned to the Sands for our winter break. Yet again we were delighted. Booking, reception & customer service were outstanding. Our one bedroom flat had everything we needed and more. Can't wait to go again in August.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bingley
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Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

I have just had my 4th visit to these wonderful apartments and once again have not been disappointed. I usually come with my daughter and Mum but this time I brought my friend for her first visit. She is as thrilled with the apartments as I am. We stayed in number 408 looking straight along marine drive. I love this view, there is always something to watch!

The apartment was clean, comfortable and cosy. We both had a lovely relaxing few days. My friend is now eager to come back and I will definitely be returning as soon as I can.

The staff in reception are always helpful, friendly and polite. You could not ask for more. Well done again The Sands!

Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Leeds,England
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Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a 4 night stay at the Sands Apartments. This is our fifth stay at the Sands over about 5 years and I'm delighted to say their high standards are being well maintained. High quality accommodation at very reasonable rates when compared to seaside guest houses! Most apartments sleep at least 6 and a three bed up to 8 so two families sharing could have 5* accommodation for the price of an average b&b.
Large rooms with great views and all the self catering needs tendered for.Modern furniture nice on suites plus family bathroom modern kitchen and all spotlessly clean.
We booked a self cook breakfast deal. Freshly produced award winning sausage & bacon with mushrooms eggs and tomato plus black pudding for £12 for a family of 4 and well worth it!
India on reception gave us a tour round some of the other Apartments including the superior and the penthouse Apartments
For future stays. she gave us some great advice and tips and is a credit to the Sands as were all the staff we met there.
If you want quality accommodation in Scarborough you won't find better than the Sands apartments.
Thanks to everyone there for a great stay! We will be seeing you again soon. The Cooper Family.

Stayed January 2014
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Langho, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

Stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment on a corner with a sea view and balcony. It was fantastic and first class. Everything you could need, very clean, modern and luxurious with fabulous views. Couldn't fault it in any way and the staff at The Sands were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Sadly our little grandson wasn't at all well and we had to take him to the local hospital twice. This was very sad for all of us as we weren't able to enjoy the long weekend stay in Scarborough and for our grandchildren in particular. He had developed a chest infection and when we got him back home he eventually went into our local hospital for a week after developing pneumonia. This was nothing at all to do with The Sands of course. We have promised him that we will go back one day as The Sands Apartments are fantastic with a brilliant staff and I would highly recommend them to anyone.

Room Tip: Corner suites are large, spacious and sunny.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Property: The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
Address: Kepwick House Peasholm Gap, Scarborough YO12 7TN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 34 Speciality Lodging in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sands - Sea Front Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stylish and contemporary, these 5-star luxury apartments have a magnificent location on Scarborough’s North Bay, on Yorkshire's rugged and beautiful East Coast. The Sands are luxurious, award-winning apartments and have been given a 5-star rating by VisitBritain. All apartments have modern 5-star furnishings, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and designer kitchens and bathrooms. The bathrooms come complete with luxurious toiletries and bathroom products from Elemis. Each sea-view Apartment has a grand balcony, where you can look out to Scarborough Castle and admire the stunning sea views. Every apartment is allocated a free parking space in the secure car park. There is a state-of-the-art gym for the exclusive use of guests, as well as a rooftop sun terrace with breathtaking views. ... more   less 
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