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Lovely hotel but service could be better

Stayed for two nights as a birthday celebration. Hotel is beautiful and very central, so close to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne T
Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lunch with friends

Venue excellent!! Very restricted menu that did not cater for special diets. I had emailed them... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
“Lovely hotel but service could be better”
3 weeks ago
“Lunch with friends”
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16 Marine Drive | Sands Hotel, Margate CT9 1DH, England
+44 1843 228228
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights as a birthday celebration. Hotel is beautiful and very central, so close to everything. The service was just not up to the standards you would expect for the price. Also overcharged me by £110 for bottles of Prosecco that we didn’t...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venue excellent!! Very restricted menu that did not cater for special diets. I had emailed them twice several days in advance to check that they could cater for low carb, but they did not respond and phone calls went to answer phone. The service was...More

Thank Thanetian
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We noticed this bar when we were on the beach, so decided to have a drink there. We were amazed by the prices as they were comparable with pub prices. The staff were lovely and friendly and most welcoming. We had a wonderful view of...More

Thank Yas52
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

When we visit Margate we usually go to The Sands for a cocktail before dinner in a local restaurant. Tonight at about 6.40pm we went into The Sands and there was a group of four girls having cocktails and a family at the bar. There...More

Thank vikturton
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I am hoping to get a reply to my two ignored emails of 1st October and then re sent again!!.still with no reply. I had preciously visited with my husband for a coffee, after we were seated and the coffee made, we were asked to...More

1  Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Popped in for a coffee in the week, sat in the bar, sofas comfy but showing a bit of wear, pleasant and friendly staff, couldn't do enough for you, made a booking for dinner in the window for December so will review that later. Coffee...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great hotel. Overlooks the beach with wonderful views. We only popped in for a drink but the service was great from the staff and this has a nice ambience about it. I would probably stay here at some point but overlooked it as only here...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Visit and admire our room at the hotel, put the clothes away, straight to the bar for a gin and tonic. The barman was excellent, even suggesting a good tonic to go with the gin. Take the drinks onto the balcony, enjoy the sunshine and...More

Thank Mavis M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Husband was happy to see they serve Leffe - his favourite been, and it the proper glass as well! I also enjoyed the good range of cocktails and gins they serve. Daughters pleased with the range of soft drinks - the cranberry juice was particularly...More

Thank VerbenaGirl
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I popped in on the off chance for a couple of drinks only on a Saturday afternoon as we had already eaten. We had a bottle of Pinot Grigio in the bar area and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was an excellent wine...More

Thank stella59
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