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Sands by the Sea

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Heated pool
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Suites
Kitchenette
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Safe
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
84Good for walkers
Grade: 84 out of 100
31Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (168)
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All reviews short sands beach across the street amusement park tight parking lot convenience store room had double beds shops restaurants coffee maker in the room mid september girls weekend water pressure every summer nice room off season tate pool arcade
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Check in was a breeze and the employee was very nice. Location was awesome! The room was tidy, had what was needed, enough towels, soap, extra pillows but there was dust hanging from the ceiling over the bed, a quick sweep with the vacuum would...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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 Bryan U
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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 16 September 2018 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 15 September 2018

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
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hlewis113
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.
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mnbenedicto
27 May 2017|
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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
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802mel2014
20 July 2014|
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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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Room Tips
"the end rooms have great ocean views."
davey67
14 Aug. 2018
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"first floor is easy access if you can park nearby."
t0mac2013
11 Jun. 2018
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"Best views from end rooms...great walk out views from office end...."
CoachK2525
9 Feb. 2018
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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!"
X1084WAjulieb
26 Jan. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 131 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sands by the sea hotel york beach
LOCATION
United StatesMaineYorkYork Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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