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    The Sands at St Francis

    8 Frank Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          USD 160*
          USD 137*
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          USD 159*
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          Pool & Beach (13)
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          Overview
          • Excellent76%
          • Very good15%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible2%
          3 weeks ago
          “Elegant B&B in Enclave Resort”
          13 Apr 2017
          “Breathtaking Views , Beautiful Rooms , Quiet Location”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Sandals Guest House
          281 reviews
          #4 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Dune Ridge Country House
          148 reviews
          #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Cape St Francis Resort
          571 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Cape St Francis
           
          Thatchwood
          98 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Saint Francis Bay
           
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          Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

          My wife and I stayed at The Sands guest house/hotel in February 2017. It describes itself as being at the gateway to the Garden Route, which I suspect is probably about right. It is roughly one hour by car from Port Elizabeth (which has an...More

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          Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

          Great guest house! We stayed here immediately after doing 3nights safari and were wanting a place to chill out and relax. Our room was perfect, we had a ground floor room which meant we had an area right outside to sit out and enjoy the...More

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          Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

          What great people, Roland and Miriam were wonderful. Food superb, room had everything good detail. Right by the sea, lovely. We had driven from Port Elizabeth via London and were quite tired. Thank goodness this was our first place to stay since leaving home. Relax

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          Reviewed 4 February 2017

          The sands is a small guest house in the middle of a residential street. It has great sea views and the upstairs bedroom is beautiful. However, we were disappointed with Cape St Francis; it had a rather drab shopping centre and had no atmosphere at...More

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          Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

          We recently spent a most enjoyable 4 nights here while on honeymoon. This is more of a guest house than a hotel but the views are stunning and it is such a great place just to chill out and relax. All of the staff are...More

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          Sandals Guest House
          281 reviews
          #4 of 17 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Dune Ridge Country House
          148 reviews
          #1 of 17 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Cape St Francis Resort
          571 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Cape St Francis
           
          Thatchwood
          98 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Saint Francis Bay
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 129 - USD 308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • Saint Francis Bay
          • Also Known As
          • The Sands Hotel Saint Francis Bay
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          Traveller (82)
          Room & Suite (33)
          Pool & Beach (13)
          Dining (7)
          Hotel & Grounds (53)
          Bathroom (3)
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          Nearby
          Cape St Francis Resort
          571 reviews
          3.37 km away
           
          Thatchwood
          98 reviews
          1.32 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Rambling Rose
          155 reviews
          .52 km away
          St Francis Brewing Co - Crafters of Real Beer
          72 reviews
          .51 km away
          Christy's Catch
          191 reviews
          .45 km away
          Pommes Frites Pizzeria & Bistro
          38 reviews
          .73 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          St Francis Safaris
          5 reviews
          2.18 km away
          Port St Francis
          82 reviews
          2.76 km away
          Seal Point Lighthouse
          45 reviews
          4.42 km away
          Two Habours Walk - St. Francis Bay
          36 reviews
          .40 km away
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          "Room on ground floor. patio doors opening up beside the small pool."
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