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Centralia, Washington
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I did not stay here. I bought gift certificates for my adult children for here. I chose this place because of good location, indoor and outdoor pool and accepts pets. The gift certificate came with stipulations like extra money if stay on weekends, which I told the kids. But when it came to using them, they could not stay on...

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I have to admit that I was hesitant about staying here after reading the reviews, however, I took a chance & was pleased. I requested the 3rd floor, for the view. I also asked about Wi-Fi, it is only available in the lobby, not a big deal, I came here to disconnect & enjoy the water view. My room was...

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Bozeman
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

It was kinda gross and hot and over priced for what you get. There is no wifi, tube TV is pixel, no ac, no window screens, phone was broken, bathroom door doesn't close and paid 119 a night. Good view of ocean though:) the management was good about putting us in another room that had working phone and a bathroom...

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1Thank JaniceHolfeld
Kennewick, Washington
Reviewed 17 August 2015

They had enough room for our family of 6, the rooms were clean, a bit dated. but when you have 2 small kids that's just fine because they weren't going to hurt anything! There only drawback was there was no AC, but they did have a fan that when placed in a good location and you opened up the back...

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Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I should have read amenities better. I went there for the pool, hot tub and wifi only to find out the hot tub was so hot we could only stay a few minutes and could see why they were empty and the pools were not heated and too cold to swim more than a few minutes. The wifi is only...

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Mccleary, Washington
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a nice hotel and we have stayed here several times. It is nothing fancy but it does have a continental breakfast. They allow pets so if you don't mind dogs barking late in the evening or early in the morning you will be ok. It is very clean place. There was supposed to be free WIFI but it...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I was reading the other reviews and I must agree, summer time pool is very crowded with children. Suggestion maybe make 9:00- 10 adult time. They do have two pools one outside and one in, I must say beds are old. I think they are trying to upgrade but still needs a lot of work. They have added a Cont....

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Thank Launa H
Nampa, ID
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Not neat & clean, grounds not clean, window locks broken, blind broken, phone jack plate falling out of wall, no plug in sink, room small and crowded, box spring showed & dirty, no wifi in rooms. Definitely not a resort!

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Seabeck, Washington
Reviewed 20 July 2015

the list begins, no A/C in the rooms, old bad quality mattress, peak summer months the pool is way over crowded with screaming kids, bad wifi conn, no window screens, just outdated and not well maintained.

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

The only reason I selected 1 star was because I had to pick one..This hotel has gone down hill bad...The rooms were OK , decor falling apart ...The In door heated pool was NOT heated , my children's lips were blue with in 5 min of being in it..Their breakfast was junk and they ran out of most of the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sands Resort has accommodations for groups and families of every budget, we offer a fun and easy getaway at an unbeatable value! Enjoy our breathtaking ocean views, take a relaxing sunset stroll along the beach, play in the indoor and outdoor pools, and unwind in our hot tubs. We offer pet friendly rooms and a free daily Continental Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sands Resort

Address: 801 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569-9593
Region: United States > Washington > Ocean Shores
Price Range: $122 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Sands Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 152
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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