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The Sands at St Francis

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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“small hotel”(11 reviews)
“hot tub”(8 reviews)
“indian ocean”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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All reviewssmall hotelhot tubindian oceangarden routest francisattention to detailone nightoverlooking the seagame reservepatio doorssteam roomthe ground floorbeach sidedirect accessrooms are beautifully appointedwine cellarwooden steps
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The only positive of this place is its location right at the Indianocean, but other guest houses are close by as well. The whole place lacks maintenance - old furniture, rusty and dirty sun loungers, brown lawn with dirty old pool, aircon makes helicopter like...More

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Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to supply us with your valuable feedback. It saddens me that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I can guarantee you that your experience is not the high standard of service and product we enjoy being complimented...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

On our way from Knysna to Port Elizabeth, my family made the right decision to spend one night in the beautiful area of Saint Francis Bay. And an even better decision to stay at The Sands. The room is gigantic, and so is the bathroom....More

Thank João Miguel C
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for your review and support. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our beautiful open rooms. It is always great to hear back from our guests and get fresh perspective. Your points have been noted and will certainly...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

As with a number of other reviewers we broke a journey from Plettenburg to an Eastern Cape safari park with a one night stay at the Sands.We were greeted with a refreshing drink then shown to our wonderful first floor room with an amazing picture...More

Thank Gerald W
Response from PEHotelGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you kindly for sharing your great experience at The Sands at St Francis. It is fantastic that you enjoyed our high standards of hospitality and thank you again for your recommendation. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards The...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Perfection from beginning to end. On arrival we were greeted with a refreshing welcome drink. The staff were all amazing and attentive and friendly. The accommodation was divine! Views stunning. Beds so comfy. Bathrooms gorgeous. Food scrumptious. Would have loved to stay longer. Will def...More

Thank PennyS1976
Response from PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and support, we are thrilled that you could enjoy the full experience of The Sands. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Having read reviews in advance of our trip we were really looking forward to staying here. St Francis Bay is a beautiful town and as you approach it you know it's going to be impressive. We arrived about an hour before official check-in but were...More

Thank Bushboy66
Response from PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at The Sands at St FrancisResponded 6 December 2017

Dear Bushboy66 Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your interactions with our staff. We do pride ourselves in excellent customer services and it is...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$104 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$104 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hermanus is renowned for its whale watching it had its own natural bay where the southern whale go to mate and one of top places to visit during whale spotting season. The sands is in a beautiful location next to the coast... More
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"Front rooms get the sounds and views of the ocean"
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"1st floor-wonderful views"
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"The lower ground rooms all have decks with great views."
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"Ground floor room right by the infinity pool"
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