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    Sands By The Sea Motel

    9355 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9750
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    04/09/2017 05/09/2017
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    Traveller (102)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good45%
    • Average34%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    This hotel needs updates. Our room had a stained carpeted floor, rust on the bathtub, no exhaust fan for the bathroom. The bed was so-so with flat pillows. You are on the shore, but you don't have a view of the ocean, just the building...More

    Thank pattybru
    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    We were only staying one night, the building was a little old. But it was right by the ocean, could walk down to the beach. At night they lit fires so you could watch the sun go down. There were no elevators or AC, which...More

    Thank Sasha174_dallas
    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    This motel is right on the ocean bluffs, but only one row of rooms actually have an ocean view. There are walking trails and fire pits. The room itself is exactly what you would expect, average and adequate, with very nice beds. They seem to...More

    Thank CPLnCAL
    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    Lovely location right by the sea. The room was a typical US motel with all the facilities needed for an overnight stay. Comfortable beds and a lovely sea view, pity it was raining! Clean and tidy rooms. Breakfast, although nice, was a bit disappointing, included...More

    Thank Fizzy2013
    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    Both inside and outside looked cute and it was perfect for a last minute getaway. Price was extremely reasonable in comparison to its neighbors and great beach access. Poor wall insulation though can hear everything neighbors were saying and the heater made an annoying pinging...More

    Thank Jessica R
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$108 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • Location
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    • California >
    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • San Simeon
    • Also Known As
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    Simone C
    13 February 2017|
    Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
    No. And no room deposit either!
    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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    "all face busy road but did not find noisy"
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    "Rooms 245 & 245 are the only rooms with an ocean view."
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    "We were in an upstairs room which suited us - nice and quiet."
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    "Avoid first floor rooms, you need to keep the windows open and there are people walking around til late at..."
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