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Sand Dollar Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a spontaneous, last minute on a budget getaway ...wound up in Westerly, and googled hotels, and this place came up. I read the reviews, and they were terrible, but seeing nothing else was open yet for the season, so this place was the only place that was open . Well, the new owner ( extremely nice guy , let...

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Made mistake on date when booking hotel . Spoke personally with the manager and he would not refund money for wrong date booked when I stayed at hotel on Sept 10 not nice. Orbits called and also asked for refund while I was standing in front of him at the desk and he said no refund. I can't break policy...

Thank ross1942
Troy, New York, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

If you want a place to lay your head down after a day at the beach or exploring the area stop at The Sand Dollar Inn...that is what our family party of 16 did for 2 nights over Labor Day weekend...we were interested in sun surf and sand!!!..The motel is old and not well kept as far as grounds go...the...

Thank Mary Beth C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had to stay there in an at the last second as due to a problem at another place. So my two choices were my car or this hotel. I should've stayed in my car. There's really nothing good to say about this place. I paid about $90 and it's worth about $45. Look for other places if you happen to...

Thank donegaltinker
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

First of all the room smelled like a mixture of: mold/urine/cleaning fluid, the shower would only give you hot water if you ran the sink simultaneously, the bed was a torture device....only slightly better than the worst motel I've ever stayed in and THAT one had a turd sunk in the bottom of the pool!!! On the bright side...there's no...

Thank Mary G
Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I wanted to take my grandson and his Mom on a shot vacation to the beach and found that this was the only place close that I could afford - BIG MISTAKE!!! The owners try hard but this place could be improved with the use of a bulldozer. Because of it's location it's a great place for seedy persons to...

2Thank betwms
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We only stayed here because every other hotel in the area was booked for the weekend we went. The woman at the desk was super rude…wifi didn't work, our "climate control" was in the from of a teeny space heater…There were some sketchy people hanging around and I had the feeling someone was going to break into our room (luckily...

1Thank Erica G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I read the negative reviews and should have listened. I only needed a room to sleep on a fishing trip so I thought it wouldn't be that bad. This place is horrible. The room smelled like something died, although it was nonsmoking, smoke poured in from the neighboring rooms, there were rats in the ceilings running around all night and...

Thank TroyNYC
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Our expectations were low, but not low enough. The room was not clean, which was the worst offense. Also, the decor and furnishings are cheap and old and the staff is unfriendly. Don't ruin your trip by staying here.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Inexpensive, quiet, clean, continental breakfast, friendly owners. All you need for a couple of nights. It's definitely a no frills kind of place, no wifi, hair dryer or coffee maker. But it's a nice place for the money.

Thank Bobbi-Jo B

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Additional Information about Sand Dollar Inn

Address: 171 Post Rd, Route 1, Westerly, RI 02891-2673
Region: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Westerly
Price Range: $84 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sand Dollar Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“he best tip I can give someone for choosing a good room is looking at another place to stay.”
betwms, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If its going to be cold ask for a room with an actual thermostat and not a space heater”
534ericag, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Sleep in your car”
TroyNYC, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Just ask for Donna and she will give you the best spot in the house! They have many different types of rooms, so just make a reservation before going there, and everything else is a breeze.”
Phipsibear42, 24 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The onlly thing we did not like was that there was not wifi in our room. Rooms were quiet at night although the hotel completely booked.... We enjoyed. Our son came with his wife and stayed at the same hotel and they liked too.”
752reginal, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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