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Sandals Guest House

4 Napier Road St Francis Bay, Saint Francis Bay 6312 South Africa
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#4 of 12 guest houses in Saint Francis Bay
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Perfectly positioned 150 metres from main beach, Sandals Boutique Guesthouse offers its guests a unique and international blend of superb hospitality, cuisine and service. The beauty, tranquillity and friendly hospitality of Sandals will ensure you have a chance to relax and enjoy the "laid-back" luxury which Sandals Guest House provides. Sensational surf, pristine beaches, rugged coastline & indigenous fynbos create a perfect setting for relaxation & play in St Francis Bay! Within walking distance or a few minute’s drive away are fabulous restaurants, quaint village shops, Port St Francis, nature walks, Jack Nicklaus award-winning St Francis Links & our local St Francis Bay Golf Club! No holiday in South Africa is complete without experiencing our warmth, friendliness and personal service at Sandals, St Francis Bay.We will ensure you leave relaxed, rejuvenated and determined to return again soon!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Patio
Kids stay free
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Polish, Xhosa
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SamanthaS31 wrote a review 24 Feb
Lelystad, The Netherlands51 contributions16 helpful votes
We stayed only one night at Sandals, wish we could have stayed a bit longer. Breakfast is great, as well as the friendliness of the staff. We had a room with outdoor shower, beds were perfect for us! We didn’t make use of the pool area due to the windy and rainy weather.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Vivien H wrote a review 21 Feb
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom57 contributions12 helpful votes
Lovely setting close to the beach but no attempt to warn us about scheduled power outage at 9pm or supply battery powered lamp . Once power was down room became very warm as no AC only fans. Pool was full of dirt and leaves. Door to our suite was tricky to lock and some of the decking boards were loose.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Marlene S wrote a review 11 Feb
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Our 2nd visit to St Francis and the 1st time staying at this accommodation. The rooms are clean, with comfy beds and linen, and also include a wonderful outdoor shower as part of the garden room. The hotel staff are attentive and so accommodating. A lovely breakfast included with a large selection of hot and cold dishes. A great location with walking distance to nearby restaurants and shopping area. One of the best boutique hotels in St Francis. Thank you for making our stay wonderful, so appreciate your hospitality and kindness.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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bernvines wrote a review Jan 2024
Leicester, United Kingdom187 contributions93 helpful votes
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Excellent in everything. Staff were great, especially tabs. He booked us a boat trip and advised of good restaurants after helping with our luggage. A drink on arrival was very gratefully received. A few goodies in the room were so unexpected. We only had the standard room, but wow what a room. Thanks to all.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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koningkroon wrote a review Jan 2024
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We had a very nice time at Sandals. The breakfast was good. The swimmingpool was clean. The staff was very helpfull. The room was clean and the bed was very good. Cleaning and new towels was every day. Also towels for the swimmingpool.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Andrew L wrote a review Dec 2023
Cambridge, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
Really nice Guest house in St Francis Bay. Walking distance to the town centre and beach. Great room in the Garden. Due to a fault in our alocated room we were moved to another. Friendly welcome and helpful staff.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Philippa500 wrote a review Nov 2023
London, United Kingdom45 contributions56 helpful votes
Sorry to say very disappointing. Property looks great from the outside however it is sadly in need of investment to upgrade its standard. Gone are the days of old brown towels, dirty curtains, sticky dusty side lamps and generally a feel that it needs a good deep clean. The cushion on the chair in our room was grubby as was the floor, the bottom of my slippers were black. I hate being so negative but we have travelled all the way from Cape Town and the standard of hotels we stayed in were superb, this was a real let down. It would also have been so helpful if a sign was put up advising guests of the times of the load shedding so we could plan our day. Breakfast was ok but again some signage as to what the flavours of items were would be helpful. The garden is very nice but again the sunbeds are all weathered and some broken and the cushions disgusting. I know reviews are all relative and personal to individuals expectations but what we had experienced elsewhere for 4 star, this did not come close. Lastly we went to breakfast each morning with the intention of returning to our room to finish getting ready and collect our belongings to find in that short time our rooms have received housekeeping ? With all our personal items still on show, perhaps you need to wait until we have finished and gone out.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Flyer319861 wrote a review Nov 2023
Folkestone, United Kingdom9 contributions1 helpful vote
We were only here for 1 night but wished it was longer. Our room was upgraded which was a lovely surprise, we enjoyed the outdoor shower, the bed was very comfortable and breakfast was excellent. Would recommend the pancakes.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Response from Tess Lonsdale-Strzelecki, Owner at Sandals Guest House
Responded 21 Nov 2023
Thanks so much for the great review. Happy we could upgrade you and surprise you! Enjoy the rest of your SA holiday.
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S6TwoBeers wrote a review Nov 2023
Sheffield, United Kingdom25 contributions
Attractive looking hotel from the outside, we were given a drink on arrival and she gave us a lot of useful information regarding booking restaurants and about the area. We had a superior room which was on the 1st floor and had an outside terrace looking over the pool. I found the hotel lacking a bit more a 3 star than a 4 star mainly as it felt a bit tired and didn’t provide a fridge or a robe or slippers and the bathroom products were awful I’m afraid. But saying all that the staff were great and the breakfasts were good.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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babalwadyalvane83 wrote a review Sept 2023
Whittlesea, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
This was my first time and surely not my last, because the place was beautiful with friendly people. The place really looked good and clean. I will be visiting again and surely will recommend 👌 to everyone 😊
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Responded 04 Sept 2023
Thank you for your lovely review and recommending on. We are really thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you back again soon.
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PRICE RANGE
R 2,344 - R 2,671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeSaint Francis Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandals Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Sandals Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Two Habours Walk - St. Francis Bay (0.5 km), Baviaans Camino (1.2 km), and St Francis Bay Beach (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandals Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Sandals Guest House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Sandals Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandals Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandals Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rambling Rose garden cafe, St Francis Brewing Co - Brew Pub, and Twenty Two Eatery & Wine Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sandals Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Sandals Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.09 km away from the centre of Saint Francis Bay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sandals Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Polish, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.