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    Friends Hotel

    8 Hill Street, Sandown PO36 9DD, England
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    • Excellent44%
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    13 Aug 2017
    “Excellent stay”
    2 Jul 2017
    “Westbrook Primary School had a fantastic week !!! ”
    Free Internet
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 46 reviews

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    I was a little dubious after reading past revues and I'm glad I ignored them. Excellent stay for 5 days booked with National. Food great with no complaints. Room spotlessly clean with milk, tea etc topped up every day. Bed very comfortable. Very quiet at...More

    Thank _denis_parkinson
    Response from friendshotel, Owner at Friends HotelResponded 14 August 2017

    thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a great week for us, with some lovely guests.

    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    This is our second time at Friends Hotel, we had another fantastic stay . All 47 children had a great time . Paul and Sandra looked after us all very well . Food excellent , service great , accommodation clean and comfortable. Great hosts and...More

    1  Thank Richard B
    Response from friendshotel, Owner at Friends HotelResponded 4 July 2017

    thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have you stay again, lovely staff and children, will look forward to next year

    Reviewed 25 September 2016

    Stayed at the Friends hotel for 5 days. It is run by a matron who was generally unpleasant and we were treat like children. There was no choice at mealtimes and the breakfast was cold. The entertainment was very poor so we had to go...More

    1  Thank pattiebod
    Reviewed 2 September 2016

    Just got back from a 4 night stay at the Friends, Paul and his staff are great couldn't do enough for us rooms are clean food was nice its only a 10 min stroll to the lovely sandy beach had a fantastic time hope to...More

    1  Thank maggie s
    Response from friendshotel, Owner at Friends HotelResponded 4 September 2016

    thank you for your review, we are glad you had a good holiday, hope to see you back next year

    Reviewed 28 August 2016

    Wow! I didn't think hotels like this still existed! Looks ok from the outside, but once inside the dated decor really hits home. 1980's vertical stripes with borders on the wallpaper. You have to pay your balance as soon as you check in (so if...More

    2  Thank Ian1664
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Isle of Wight >
    • Sandown
    • Also Known As
    • Friends Hotel Sandown, Isle Of Wight, UK
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    "Mine was a noisy room as it was next to the stairs, I could also hear the bar noise downstairs."
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    "We stayed on the west side of the hotel and it was really quite, also we had a twin room because it was me..."
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    "only stay if you are elderly"
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    "We had room 28 and had no problems, the shower was spotless. Unable to speak about other rooms but we never..."
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