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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Nice big room and clean bathroom cannot fault the room. The menu for the hotel did not appeal to us so we went to Howth for our two evening meals. It was a pity about the menu because it seems there are not many places to eat in Portmarnock and the hotel could cash on this and expand their menu....

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Bristol, UK
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Just returned from this hotel, and I agree there are a few areas that need refreshing, the lovely, helpful staff make up for it. The bar is a good place to spend an evening, the food over 3 days was excellent, and we felt very at home. One niggle: the wifi. In the bar it seemed completely reliable but tended...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Ok so its a bit basic. on the down side a couple of the carpets looked in need of replacement. Plus side Comfortable bed, Nice bar. Clean. oh and access to the beach of course. It's a 3 star hotel worth a 4 star review because of location & Friendly staff. Breakfast was good too. Coffee a bit weak for...

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1Thank Shane O
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Stayed on the coast as our friends had to catch an early flight from Dublin the next morning. First sighting and it looks like a mausoleum but from the great welcome in reception, clean functional rooms and our meal in the bar, the staff couldn't do enough for us. When some 'guests' were having a noisy disagreement in the car...

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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We work all over the country but I have never met such a friendly bunch of staff. From Mick the doorman who was a pure gentleman to say the least to all the girls who couldn't have been nicer and Declan who was great craic. I look forward to staying again. It was an absolute pleasure to meet ye all,...

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night here. Hotel Room could do with a bit of updating however was clean and comfortable. Views from the front of hotel are so beautiful it makes up for it though. Staff very friendly and lovely to deal with. Breakfast was very nice with lots of variety. We had one meal at the restaurant and it was outstanding...

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Horsforth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights. Great food, great staff, great value. Excellent base for visiting nearby villages. Portmarnock beach beautiful and clean. Would def recommend eating in the bar the food is amazing and very reasonable. The waitress (corrina) was lovely and lots of fun. Can't wait to return.

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Athboy, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We booked the balcony with a sea view for three nights. The view was breath taking from the large balcony & the rooms where of a high standard of cleanliness. Staff where very friendly and helpful at all times. The pub food was exquisite!. As a vegan, I find most hotels don't cater for this diet, the White Sands had...

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Flemington, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is a 3 star hotel in a 5 star location with beautiful views of Howth and Ireland's eye. Stayed here for two nights. Basic clean room and bathroom. Breakfast just OK. Pub has excellent food. We had a lunch and dinner here and it was better than the Portmarnock Golf Hotel close by.Great for the price. Bus into the...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with my friend Saturday night. Food was fab abd hotel entertainment was good and also night club next door with free entry which was a bonus. Beds were very comfortable would defo return. Breakfast next morning was self service and had a good choice. Staff were very helpful

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $114 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — White Sands Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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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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