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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Convenient to 101 and downtown. Great breakfast buffet. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Got us into room early. Pool recently renovated but temporary fencing still in place. Rooms clean and comfortable.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Clean, safe, decent hotel. Not a whole lot to it. Small stall showers in the bathrooms. If you can get a decent price I would recommend. Good location, not walkable to downtown but just a short car ride. Very close to Cal Poly. In a pretty quiet area of town.

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1Thank srwolffy
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Appears more like a higher end motel. That being said, didn't distract from a good relaxing time. Spent two nights (Thursday & Friday), weekend rate nearly doubles; not sure if that's standard SLO or not. Beds were comfortable, also had a decent size fridge and a nice HDTV. Breakfast is included and is your standard continental plus waffles. Trolly service...

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1Thank Ed J
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The picture are definitely deceiving. This is a motel for sure. On a street with other motels. I paid way too much for this room. The bathroom was gross, old and falling apart with caul concealing mold. The bed was ok, not terrible. I would never stay here again.

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Ladera Ranch, California
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 8pm for a college tour the next morning, so the Sands was a great value for the 12 hours we spent there. The beds and pillows were clean and comfortable. The towels looked new. There was a DVD player and a microwave in our room and a nice big flat screen tv. The decor and room itself...

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Houston
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

For the price this is a great place, room very nice, great pillows, front desk very welcoming, heated pool, hot breakfast. Workout equipment needs attention, old and beginning to rust, but treadmill was state of the art.

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1Thank MAWWCW
Madera, California
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I've been to the Sands Inn and Suites several times on business trips to SLO and have always been very satisfied. Their breakfast is way above average, and the rooms are definitely not motel, but hotel quality.

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We were in town for a family baptism and knew we weren't going to be in the room very much so we were looking for a comfortable bed, clean room and affordable. Sands Inn & Suites was this & more! We were looking for two rooms: one for my husband & I and the other, a suite for my in-laws...

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1Thank Mychele16
San Francisco
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I'm not sure what I expected for the price. But the room was ultimately comfortable where it counted. The bed was very comfortable. The normally poorly placed AC unit was mounted very high and so did not blow constantly on you and was also quiet and so I slept really well. Not a lot of noise from the street but...

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1Thank TanTien
Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

It was king bed suit with pool up bed. Clean and cozy, but needs updates. Carpet, countertops look lile motel stile. It had cute balcony. They advertise pool and hot tub, but it was very dirty with debries. No one could swimm. We paid $140. I don't think that hotel worth that price. Convenient location ok continental breakfast.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Sands Inn & Suites

Address: 1930 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2616
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $117 - $605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“top floor so no foot traffic above you....”
 of 5 bubbles LinetteP578, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The motel offers rooms more removed from the street that; notwithstanding loud drunken neighbors - would be a quiet option... ahmm.”
 of 5 bubbles Capt-R0N, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The king size room has a large vanity area detatched from the large bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles marisa2222016, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I used handicap accessible room on first floor convenient to pool ad office.”
 of 5 bubbles thomasz422, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I like the rooms just west of the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Bumppa1146, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
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