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Sands Motel

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was older, but that also meant more spacious. Clean, comfortable, microwave and refrigerator. And all rooms are on the ground floor so it was easy to unload my stuff. I tripped and fell at El Malpais National Monument, and the managers helped me with bandages and sterile wipes from their home first aid stash. They were warm, welcoming,...

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean room and great price with a breakfast of donuts and juice included. I was hiking the Continental Divide Trail and they are always happy to have hikers. Convenient location for hikers who are on foot.

1Thank Daniel J
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

First of all the office staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful!!! Large room and very clean. Doughnuts, coffee, juice, cereal & milk for breakfast. When we booked the room we expected a total dive for the price but we were more than pleased once we arrived!!

Thank Alexandria S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I adjusted my expectations to match the low price and was pleasantly surprised to have them exceeded. I got a good night's sleep in a room that was clean and had everything I needed. Plus it provides a taste of Historic Route 66 and a pretty cool sign.

Thank Denny G
Pepperell, MA
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Yes, this motel is inexpensive. Yes, it is clean and the beds are comfortable. But, the floor is squishy and the carpet has holes in it. The sink and toilet both had function problems. I was pleased at the price but if I were to come back to Grants I would stay somewhere else. I'm sure this motel is right...

1Thank buttonwoodbrook
Monticello, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This motel is old and could use some work but everything worked and it was clean, quiet and safe. We stayed here on three different nights because we decided to do more things in the area and it was very affordable.

Thank 52rosiemary
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Other reviewers have said this motel is dirty. It isn't. Old, yes, worn, yes, but dirty no. If you want brand new everything, there's a place out by I-40 that will charge you three times as much. The rooms are larger than normal, the bed was comfortable and the water was hot. There was a working microwave and a refrigerator...

Thank BearFanRockford
Oceanside CA
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'm not sure who it was that did a good review of this place but it certainly is not up to any expectations I had. I guess I should have figured for about $30 I couldn't expect much. The room I had was in bad shape as the attached pictures show. Mostly in the bathroom area. The sheets were clean...

Thank wantquality
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our hotel in Albuquerque ended up being overbooked so we had to drive until we found somewhere. This was one of the few places available and it was cheap. We didn't feel the area was unsafe and we were able to park our uhaul against a building. The entire room was pretty gross, definitely in need of some upgrades. The...

Thank Samantha T
Kingman, Arizona
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The price was right. Bed not bad. No amenities to speak of. No continental breakfast. The WiFi wasn't bad. Older furnishings. But....the price was OK for what you got. There were other similar older motels in town. I chose this on a recommendation of a friend. No complaints, it was about what I expected.

Thank Sherman A

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Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 112 McArthur St, Grants, NM 87020-2409
Region: United States > New Mexico > Grants
Price Range: $46 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Don't expect sleek or modern. It is an old motel, but clean.”
52rosiemary, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are at ground level. Probably the rooms away from the ice machine are best.”
BearFanRockford, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check the bed for comfort”
gloriab628, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“LOCK the door, it doesn't do it on its own...”
iamdjstar, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You have to try the Elvis room.”
39abelc, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
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