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Sands by the Sea

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15 Ocean Avenue PO Box 300, York Beach, York, ME See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star accommodation
8 Oct.9 Oct.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
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All reviewsshort sands beachacross the streetamusement parktight parking lotconvenience storeroom had double bedsshops restaurantscoffee maker in the roommid septembergirls weekendwater pressureevery summernice roomoff seasontatearcadepool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location across the street from the beach. Though I didn't use it, the pool looked nice. This is one of the more economical locations in the area. If you're looking to spend most of your time outdoors (and who wouldn't with all the outdoor...More

Thank bmutas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick decision on Wednesday to go Saturday - Monday. Price was good. Arrived before check in, room was ready. Parking is tight, but was able to park in main lot botb nights. Very close to York Zoo, Nubble Lighthouse, shops & restaurants. Short Sands Beach...More

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night and would give it another try if we return to the area. The price was reasonable, the staff was friendly, and the room was mostly clean. Some more detail could be spent on things like cleaning the doors and...More

Thank ISellSyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 3 days booked, discovered why it cannot be cancelled. No one would stay there. Threadbare towels, no plug for sink drain, mold in shower, king sized bed shoved into a space better suited for a double, mini fridge & microwave in corner instead of...More

Thank MelodyLes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pictures are deceiving. Room was very small with 2 dbl beds. Had to climb over part of 1 bed to use the bathroom. Ceiling above shower was moldy as well as corner of tub and soapdish. When we 1st opened the door to our room...More

Thank Sue C
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If you like being able to check into a clean, friendly, ocean front motel with a beautiful pool and close proximity to not only the beach, but the shops, restaurants, park, trolly, amusement park and even a ...More Wild Animal Kingdom, then you've found the right place! Come see us at the Sands by the Sea Motel where all of your troubles and worries will melt away as you first arrive and view out over the majestic Atlantic Ocean, which is visible from most of our comfortable accommodations. We have a range of standard rooms, 1-bedroom suites, 2 or 3 bedroom cottages and even the Sea Rose Luxury Condominium Suites. We look forward to seeing you in York Beach at the Sands by the Sea Motel. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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USD 120 - USD 160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sands By The Sea Hotel York Beach
Sands By The Sea York Beach, Maine
United States > Maine > York > York Beach
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (12)
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22 August 2017|
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Response from tbvb0709 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with calling them. Tate is the owner and a very nice guy.
27 May 2017|
Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question. Unfortunately we are not pet friendly. If you have any other questions please let us know! Have a great day. Paul Roy General Manager
20 July 2014|
Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question, We do still have some availability for this summer. You would want to go on our website or call our reservation line at 207-363-2211. We hope to hear from you soon. Have a wonderful... More
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"the end rooms have great ocean views."
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"first floor is easy access if you can park nearby."
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"Best views from end rooms...great walk out views from office end...."
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"Don't go to York at the end of the summer, everyone who works there is miserable and sick of tourists!"
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