South Sands Hotel

Bolt Head



Based on 89 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 19.50 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 12.50 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Check-in Special Instructions

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and key retrieval information. The host will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age



General description

Situated right on the beach South Sands is a stunning boutique hotel with a beachside restaurant and modern rooms. There is free Wi-Fi and free private parking.In South Sands the elegant rooms feature minibars and some rooms have juliette balconies. A full English breakfast is provided.With striking views the beachside restaurant serves a fine menu featuring fresh fish and seafood. The stylish bar has a terrace area and offers refreshing cocktails.


When you a stay at South Sands Hotel in Salcombe, you'll be on the beach, just steps from English Channel and South Sands. This 4-star hotel is 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from Dartmoor National Park and 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from Burgh Island.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

English Channel - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
South Sands - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Splat Cove - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Overbecks Museum and Garden - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
North Sands - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
South West Coast Path Section 39 Trailhead - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Fisherman's Cove - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Salcombe Maritime Museum - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Small's Cove - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Mill Bay - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Sunny Cove - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Soar Mill Cove - 3.9 km / 2.5 mi
Inner Hope - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Hope Cove Beach - 6.7 km / 4.1 mi
Mouthwell Sand - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.


Stay in one of 27 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include electric kettles, housekeeping is provided daily, and cribs/infant beds (surcharge) can be requested.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


This property is closed from December 23 2020 to December 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Laundry service

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Front desk services
  • Laundry service
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Does South Sands Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, South Sands Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does South Sands Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, South Sands Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does South Sands Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does South Sands Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, South Sands Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does South Sands Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, South Sands Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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