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The Sands Hotel

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommended to go for a meal there as were staying nearby. They encourage you to book although they don't seem that busy. Service excellent but meals could be a bit more exciting - vegetables were the same for everyone - standard carrots & potatos The...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I stayed at the Sands as part of a birding tour. I shared the suite with a fellow birder, and it was perfect. Downstairs a large living / dining room with large TV and fireplace, separate kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs 2 bedrooms. It was a...More

Thank From_Victoria_Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Busy restaurant on a Wednesday early evening. Variety of starters, mains & desserts chosen by 4 diners. Seafood salad was highlight with wide variety of seafood all of which was very fresh. Old Man of Hoy stack consisted of pork, apple & black pudding. Orkney...More

Thank car-e237
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sands for 3 nights on our driving tour around Scotland. It is a great small hotel. Room was clean, bed was good, shower very good, view of pier and water was great. We also enjoyed the restaurant and pub a few...More

Thank Olliem0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only downside to my stay at the Sands was that I had only booked for 2 nights - 4 would have been preferred. As a small family run hotel attention has been paid to all aspects of the business from appearance, cleanliness, guest comfort,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$115 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$115 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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hgrimmer2016
4 July 2018|
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Response from Flumpy72 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the hotel in the first instance and discuss this with them. They are very accommodating and very approachable. I would feel confidant if they said they could do something that they would deliver.
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neilcmr
21 April 2017|
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Response from wayne j | Reviewed this property |
They seem to be consistently good. I'll. be back
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Room Tips
"stay some place else"
L1505SLandrewa
2 million years ago
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"Nice to get some space in the family suite"
jayneeeb
2 million years ago
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"all rooms are good with sea views"
grommy2
2 million years ago
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"All rooms face the water"
Nicksam
2 million years ago
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