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    The Sands at St Francis

    8 Frank Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 156*
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
          • Very good15%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible2%
          3 weeks ago
          “The Sands in winter”
          7 May 2017
          “Elegant B&B in Enclave Resort”
          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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          Cape St Francis Resort
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          98 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Saint Francis Bay
           
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          Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

          Only spent a night here in this superb establishment as we were going to 50th birthday in seals, excellent service from the resident staff. Beautiful rooms and you go to sleep to the crashing waves and wake to an excellent to breakfast with breathtaking views

          Thank rolfk484
          Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

          I ditto all the positive things that have been said by previous reviewers. There are great views and spectacular views and then THIS view. We love travelling and therefore stay in many special places. Most are absolutely lovely but only a few make ones toes...More

          1  Thank bugzPaarl
          Reviewed 24 May 2016

          We enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Sands. It is not often that you arrive at a hotel and it completely lives up to your expectation. There are no inferior rooms and the location is literally on the sea with surfers paddling out to catch...More

          Thank PorterPrivate
          Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

          Gorgeous boutique hotel situated in St Francis. Completely relaxed feel with touches of class throughout. The dinner is not to be missed (try the beef fillet or any of the fish offerings!). Staff are very lovely and knowledgeable - nothing is too much trouble. You...More

          1  Thank Becky T
          Reviewed 9 May 2016

          A combination of Heidi and the rest of The Sands family always ensures a fabulous breakaway. Even without that magnificent view, it's a stay not to be missed -- lovely comfortable rooms, equipped with everything you need; fantastic pampering from the staff and delicious food....More

          Thank JanetteJH
          Sandals Guest House
          282 reviews
          #4 of 17 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Dune Ridge Country House
          151 reviews
          #1 of 17 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Saint Francis Bay
           
          Cape St Francis Resort
          576 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Cape St Francis
           
          Thatchwood
          98 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in Saint Francis Bay
           
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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • 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
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          • Price range
          • USD 133 - USD 316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • Eastern Cape >
          • Saint Francis Bay
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          • The Sands Hotel Saint Francis Bay
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