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Sands Acapulco Hotel & Bungalows

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Costera M. Aleman 178 | Frac. Magallanes, Acapulco 39670, Mexico
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Ranked #22 of 177 hotels in Acapulco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Stayed only for one night - had enough. The front desk staff never looked happy, just bothered. The breakfast was included, and was good and plentiful. The bungalows are not a good choice, as they are on another property, way at the back of the hotel, so they do present a security concern.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I spent 10+ days at the Sands last February instead of staying with a friend who lives there. I have stayed there over the years and can say that the friendliness of the staff cannot be found anywhere else. I have stayed both in the high rise part of the hotel but last February, I stayed in the bungalows where... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

My husband has been coming to The Sands every year for about 20 years with the exception of last year (due to a family celebration in Europe). He has stayed at other hotels prior to that but he found The Sands suited his requirements best. For the past 7 years I have been there with him (as this is a... More

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Troy, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

After nearly 20 years of spending February and March at the Sands I thought I would write a review of ALL of my stays here. The friendliness of the staff cannot be found anywhere else. Anything you might want or need the entire staff is there to help you from Rafael and Moises, the office staff, the front desk, the... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I always stay at the Hotel Sands in Acapulco. I like the value and friendliness of the staff. I can stay at the 4-5 star hotels, but I do not get the value. If you are looking for luxury, this is not the hotel. They are clean and friendly. The food is good and the grounds are kept clean. I... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

My family spent 4 nights at this hotel in July 2011. To begin with I was annoyed at check-in because there is a 50 peso a day fee for parking. It is not much, but the English version of their website says it is free. Upon entering our room we discovered they did not give us 2 double beds as... More

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Ontario
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

I was staying at the Sands for a 3 week break and sadly needed medical help during my last week. My Spanish is very poor and communication was difficult. The management and staff at the Sands did everything possible to help with my medical treatment and to communicate information with my family back home. I am particularly grateful to Raphael... More

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Long Island City
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

That's a decent hotel, howver do not expect the kind of luxury that you would even find in a 2 star hotel. Most furniture looked old, but fulfilled their purpose.

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McAllen, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2008

After 3 days lodging at the Acapulco Diana; where I have stayed for years I decided it was time for a change of scenery. The Sands sits aproximately three blocks directly east on the main drag and I was lucky to get a rate of 58.85 for my own bungalow. When paying with a credit card I later found out... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2007

I have stayed here 3 times and it is great. You can't beat the price. Beautiful and relaxing pool area. Great place if you have small children, lots for them to do. Tome is the sweetest waitress and works very hard to please all. The bungalows are cozy but very quiet and comfortable. Staff works very hard to make everything... More

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Address: Costera M. Aleman 178 | Frac. Magallanes, Acapulco 39670, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Acapulco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands Acapulco Hotel & Bungalows 2.5*
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Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Acapulco
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Excellent Location, minutes from many attractions and activities, this family-friendly hotel offers comfortable amenities such as free home breakfast, wireless internet access,air-conditioned guestrooms.Hotel Sands features fun activities for the entire family. Guests can relax in the hotel's landscaped gardens or go for a swim in the outdoor pool. Kids can play of miniature golf or play on the on-site playground.Guests at the Sands Hotel can spend the day at the nearby beach swimming, scuba diving or snorkeling. After a busy day, guests can return to the hotel and enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant. ... more   less 
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