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Sands By The Sea Motel

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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good44%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

In need of upgrades, i.e. old carpeting and very noisy outside with the window open, something was "squeeking" all night long coming from the building behind the motel we think. Great location, close to the beach. Liked the grounds and restaurant close by.

Thank Emon O
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great location for Hearts Castle, elepant seals. Beside that it has a lovely parklike area where you can watch the sunset, walk the dog or just take a leisure strol. This is a motel and it makes me sad when once people book this affordable...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

we stayed here en route to Hearst Castle, location perfect for this. The motel could do with an upgrade, the carpet was badly stained, bed sheets old and off white from age. The bathroom was clean. check in was friendly, rate was very reasonable with...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 15 January 2016

After touring Hearst Castle we rode the Hearst Castle bus back down to reality, then checked into our motel “Sands By The Sea” overlooking the water. This motel was clean and surprisingly modern, a good bargain on our long exploration of the California coast. "Breakfast"...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Arrived here a bit earlier than we expected on our tour down the coast (two couples in a hire car). Had a bit of difficulty finding somebody on the desk, but once this was sorted, we were happy to bring our Hearst Castle visit forward...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
USD 73 - USD 228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 73 - USD 228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Simone C
13 February 2017|
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Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
No. And no room deposit either!
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RetiredTarheel
19 July 2015|
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Response from patrick c | Reviewed this property |
Free and not a problem. Actually that and the fact that this hotel is right on the ocean sold me on it..... Great value!
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a view of the ocean"
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"Corner suites are better to view Ocean and take in Sea breeze!"
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"Had a king bed , room was big ,, all good"
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"Get one overlooking the sea much nicer."
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