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The Sands of Treasure Island

11800 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706-5120
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#45 of 47 hotels in Treasure Island

Finding an ideal budget friendly motel in Treasure Island does not have to be difficult. Welcome to The Sands of Treasure Island, a nice option for travellers like you.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

The Sands of Treasure Island features 24 hour front desk, outdoor furniture, and a sun terrace. In addition, as a valued The Sands of Treasure Island guest, you can enjoy a pool that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Given the close proximity to Bucky Big Pirate of Treasure Island (0.8 mi), guests of The Sands Of Treasure Island Hotel can easily experience one of Treasure Island's most popular landmarks.

If you like seafood restaurants, The Sands Of Treasure Island Hotel is conveniently located near Caddy's Treasure Island, Middle Grounds Grill, and Sloppy Joe's Treasure Island.

If you’re looking for something to do, Maykel Art Gallery (0.7 mi) is a nice way to spend some time, and it is within walking distance of The Sands Of Treasure Island Hotel.

The Sands of Treasure Island puts the best of Treasure Island at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Table tennis
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 53 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
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Lori P wrote a review Nov 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our trip was booked through Expedia because the pictures looked decent enough .. what a disappointment! (Photo shopped or much older pics) .There is nothing wrong with older decor - however when the couch cushions & chair are clearly stained (with Lord only knows what) and sagging .. it might not be a bad idea to consider replacing. If the owner doesn’t want to keep up on cleaning the upholstery, vinyl’s a good option and fits the rest of the 60’s decor. Aside from the furniture i admit it was not dirty., But so Aesthetically unappealing. Simple things that maintenance could easily take care of are left . (ie - toilet seat broken so you sit and it slides hard to the right; handiwork done to the wall around ac unit left unfinished & unpainted) In general the place is just run down & not like the pictures. We chose to eat our money and stayed elsewhere .
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: If you are used to staying at a Hilton, Marriott or Super 8, you will most likely leave.
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Marilyn H wrote a review Oct 2021
Lakeland, Florida12 contributions8 helpful votes
I will start with the positive - the staff tried to be accommodating however, several things are VERY deceptive. Parking is a nightmare - never got to park near the hotel. Our room had SO MANY THINGS that didn't work. TV remote - no phone - no Computer WiFI - No HOT water! Not totally cleaned when we arrived - spilled cola was on floor by sink that had been covered over by a waste paper basket. The frig freezer hasn't been defrosted in a LONG TIME. The door was in need of repair and paint. My of My! $150..00 /night..... Also no rules = pool was used until 12;30 am - 1:30 am. Never saw it cleaned... Staff tried to repair remote - temporary fix.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Room Tip: Definitely not room 203 for sure -
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PM SW Florida wrote a review Aug 2021
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Drove up to see friends and found the Sands after being cancelled at several other locations. We were happy we found a place to stay for the weekend. This place is very tired and although there appears to be some attempt to "update" or bandaids, the place needs a major rehab. The noise from all the guests staying there, loud music, partying too late hours, and the windows being so old that it sounded like they were in the room. The monies that were spent to stay was not worth it and we left early the following day after our awful night. Did not ask for a refund, although we realized that we left a few items shortly after we departed and came back to the room to retrieve them....one item was found and all the rest was gone! We would not recommend this place, you are beter off sleeping in your vehicle.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Tired OLD place!
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stanya2009 wrote a review Jul 2021
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution1 helpful vote
The sands is a cute retro style hotel, great location and clean rooms. We had booked 2 balcony rooms 11 months prior to our stay . When we checked in I paid for 2 balcony rooms, however when we went to our rooms only 1 was a balcony room ( there is about a $40 price difference between the 2 rooms according to their website) I tried to fix this 3 times while there with 3 different people all saying I should be refunded the difference but the had to have the boss call me. We never heard from anyone. Once we were home I tried to call and email to fix this situation and still no response back. I would have stayed here again and recommend this place, but their disregard to their guest once they have paid will not make me want to go back.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Be sure you are getting the rooms you are paying for.
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Lisa W wrote a review Jun 2021
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Don’t waste your money staying here. Filthy, expensive, and the workers steal from guests. This hotel has recently tripled their rates without increasing their quality of amenities. During our stay, we had multiple issues that I brought to the attention of the manager and desk help, to no avail. On a 926 dollar bill they offered to refund us 57.00 and that has not yet been returned to my bank account. 1. The hotel pool was cloudy and dirty for the entire stay. It appeared that there was no filtration, the maintenance person just kept pouring in chemicals without attempting to vacuum, filter, or even get debris out with a net. This wouldn’t have been so bad, had the beach not had tons of rotting fish from the red-tide. While other hotels had people who raked the beach with a tractor to remove the rotten fish, not the Sands. 2. On the third night of our stay there was a termite swarm in our room. I asked the lady at the desk for assistance and she said I’d have to wait until 11:00 when the next person come on shift. She did give me a can of termite spray, that I could fumigate the room myself with. After complaining a second time, I was moved to a different room. 3. The courtyard smell of the worst nasty smelling skunk marijuana. I assumed it was another guest, but after people watching I discovered it was coming from the maintenance and housekeeping closets. I brought that to the attention of the front desk as well, and nothing was done. 4. During our departure, my husband left his Father’s Day card on the desk in the room. When he returned to get it, someone had taken the 25 dollar gift card out and thrown the card in the trashcan. When I complained about this, I was told it wasn’t technically stolen by anyone because we left it there. It was in an envelope with the word “Dad” on the outside. Someone knew they were stealing a gift that was not intended for them. I called back and asked to speak with the owner of the hotel, and was told that no-one there knew who the owner was. My hope is that the owner sees this review and fixes things in his/her establishment.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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US$102 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sands of Treasure Island
Which popular attractions are close to The Sands of Treasure Island?
Nearby attractions include Treasure Island Cigar Lounge (1.1 km), CJ’s On The Island (1.1 km), and Vine and Grind (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sands of Treasure Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Sands of Treasure Island?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at The Sands of Treasure Island?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sands of Treasure Island?
Conveniently located restaurants include Super Scoops Inc., Crabby's On The Pass, and Pirates Pub -N- Grub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Sands of Treasure Island?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sands of Treasure Island?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Pinellas County Heritage Village (12.6 km).