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Great cocktails

Lovely scenic views of the sea and cocktails were very good. The hotel was well decorated... Very... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
via mobile
coffee in the bar.

Popped in for a coffee in the week, sat in the bar, sofas comfy but showing a bit of wear, pleasant... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Susan M
Margate, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible16%
30 Nov 2018
“Great cocktails”
14 Dec 2018
“Afternoon Tea”
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16 Marine Drive | Sands Hotel, Margate CT9 1DH, England
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Sands and really impressed by the service and afternoon tea. Attentive staff and they made us feel very welcome

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joyce Brian F
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

It’s been a while since we visited The Sands. Well we were back Opening opus was the scallops and they were very nice Fellow diners were happy with openers Next up was the mains Went for a steak and it was one of the best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenic views of the sea and cocktails were very good. The hotel was well decorated... Very pleasant visit. Will come again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank james987123
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This was our fourth visit to the Sands and this was great as usual. It was my birthday and we had the Sunday special, B&B, dinner and afternoon tea. We opted for afternoon tea on the Monday lunchtime. The staff are all friendly and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorraine P
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

1  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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mavis M
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