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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a tired hotel. Pay some extra Euros and go to the PortMarnock Links Hotel. Rooms are ok but have no air conditioning. My bedroom was like a sauna and very uncomfortable. Bad reception on TV. A repair man started work on a bedroom next to me at 5am on a Saturday morning !

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a double and single room as part of a family short break. Rooms both very satisfactory though I had hoped to have a view of the sea and this was not possible. Location was perfect and we enjoyed walking in the area. Breakfast was excellent - hot and plentiful - staff were particularly helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

booked online a couple of days before for somewhere to put my head down before an early start at the airport. was comparable in price to the premier inn and travel lodge - so thought it would be a nice change. hmm next time ill go back to the premier inn positives: -the room seems reasonably clean -there was a...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk ladies where not very friendly when I arrived. The one that was helping me didn't seem to know anything and would ask the other front desk lady who seemed agitated and who would not make eye contact with me. When I had to heft my duffle bag in I requested a luggage cart at the front desk....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked in here late on Friday evening for one night and liked it so much I decided to stay for a second one! The bedroom was comfortable and spotlessly clean. Flat screen TV, phone and all the basics supplied. Breakfast was good and dining staff especially, were lovely. For the price I couldn't fault it in any way.

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Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst hotel in area Grubby old bar very poor food Old men around bar Terrible music Think paddys hill on paddys day Dreadful group Not for kids Scruffy loos Cant saymuch more Bedrooms adequate Musty smell in corodures As I said not a nice place to stay For extra few euros try portmarnock hotel and country club

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Thank trevor g
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I booked this hotel at short notice due to changing travel plans. I needed to be close to Dublin ferry port for an early sailing. The car park had plenty of room for my Car & trailor. I was met with a warm welcome, the room was large, comfortable & clean. The food was good quality and plentifull. The hotel...

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2Thank Paddy F
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Misleading Pictures: pictures on the website do not correspond to real aspect of hotel/room/bathroom. Very old room interior and horrible bathroom. Staff very unfriendly and not accommodating. The price of room very expensive even if I booked a long term holiday and breakfast was not included.

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Harrogate
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

One night stay for business. Not luxurious but great price. Importantly, all the staff were friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was standard fare. Great sandwich at lunchtime from the bar. Overlooks the beach

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West Midlands
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Be advised to avoid this hotel as it's dangerous. I slipped in the bath as no mat provided and shower over bath. Broke shoulder and off work 8 weeks no pay as self employed. Reported to hotel same night (they then sent bath mat) and hospital treatment in England. Communications with hotel prolonged and ignored until told its past legal...

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Catherine B, Guest Relations Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eleni63, it is with enormous regret and concern that I read your comments. The property is under new ownership since July 2016. I would like to contact you about the matter and to obtain more details of your incident if possible? Could you possibly contact me directly on info@whitesandshotel.ie so we can look into this matter further? I appreciate...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about White Sands Hotel

Address: Coast Road, Portmarnock, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Portmarnock
Price Range: €72 - €149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — White Sands Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“~We had ground floor rooms which appeared to be quite recently furnished”
rosemaryeproctor, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“pick another hotel!”
Nrm2, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a beach facing room”
406GeorgeM, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newer rooms at the back of the hotel”
CatherineD614, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room with small balcony nice.”
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