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West Midlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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... More 

1 Thank Eleni63
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good things first: - The location. Really close to the beach and lovely views. Bus stop just outside, so easy to get to places. Close to the airport. - The room (we stayed in 103) was okay (not to small), and bathroom nice and clean (I'm not very fond of the one hot/one cold water tap-thing, but on the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights. And we both felt that the rooms and the hotel it's self. Could do with a lot of work done! We will definitely not be staying at this hotel again! And we won't be recommending it to anyone.

Thank squiddlydid
Cork, Ireland
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97 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I mentioned, this is my Fourth Visit to White sands. Reception were polite & friendly, as usual. No problem getting our room and the room had no issues, clean, warm great views. Food was great, really enjoyed breakfast. I have never had any problems with staff, always good.

Thank eoin234
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86 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the White Sands when over in Dublin for a christening. Initial impressions were that the views were amazing out the front of the building and it was in the perfect location for us. Unfortunately on entering the hotel it seemed a little shabby and worse for wear. The rooms were tired but quite well equipped and perfectly... More 

Thank Somouk
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I never write reviews but staying the night In the White Sands Hotel was a terrible experience and would never consider going back. The reception staff lack basic costumer service skills and are extremely rude. I initially booked a 3 bedroom room for the wrong weekend and was told that I could change my booking dates on arrival and so... More 

Thank Eoghan K
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Recent trip at this hotel was cut short due to rude and aggressive reception staff. Certainly, wouldn't recommend this hotel to anyone. Hotel had out of order signs everywhere and constantly said the electric power cut was to blame. Reception Staff could do with some basic customer service training.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The rooms are clean, have enough space, kettle with coffee/thee, climate control, TV. The bathroom is clean and has good water pressure. Breakfast has enough choices for me (croissants, rolls, all English breakfast, juices, lemonade, etc.) and in the restaurant/pub you can get a decent meal in the evening. What makes this hotel special is the view in front of... More 

Thank Marc K
County Roscommon, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here after our gaelic4mothers blitz. It was very convenient as it was only a few minutes away from Naomh mearnog. We had a triple room all singles. Clean and tidy. Great breakfast and the staff were lovely

Thank Phil C
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We recently stayed at the hotel as a party of golfers. The hotel is in a brilliant location for any golfer with at least 4 course within a 5 minute drive. The hotel itself is in a stunning location on the bay overlooking one of the finest and longest beaches I have seen for some time. The staff are very... More 

Thank George M

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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: €69 - €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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try to get a beach facing room”
 of 5 bubbles 406GeorgeM, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newer rooms at the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineD614, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room with small balcony nice.”
 of 5 bubbles F1338CUnicolal, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have a room away from the night club. We did and we heard nothing”
 of 5 bubbles gilly2525, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for new rooms ar rear of property hopefully beds are better also”
 of 5 bubbles Declan-s1, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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