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Sands Of La Jolla

5417 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No Air Conditioning. It's hot at night in August in San Diego, people. Bear that in mind. The hotel is facing La Jolla Blvd, there is a noisy vehicle every 5 minutes or so, until 2am at night or so. They did a very good job with sound insulating windows, but to get that to work, you have to close... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms have very much of an open feel. Can look out from the bedroom or from balcony. Nice pool and ampel parking. No aircon but only fan. Because of screen door one can have balcony door open. On main road near Starbucks and good restaurants close by. Easy access to trolley that can take one into the heart of La... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I definitely loved this hotel for 74$ a night! I love how there is no ac and you sleep with the screen door. It's not far from the water, restaurants, stores. It's clean. And well kept up! The wifi works well. You get your monies worth. When I come back I will definitely be staying here again!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Sands of La Jolla beginning of October. When we first arrived there I noticed the room was pretty shabby. Painted over mold in the bathroom, a shower head in the bath that barely worked and to top it off ants in my bed. We did not get there until late and was too tired to go to... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

i stayed there for three nights and was right outside the from the pool. Considering the price of $74 per night and its location I don't think you can beat it. Of course for that price there were some draw backs like no air conditioning and it was warm when I was there. So if I left the curtains open... More 

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Queensbury, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed 6 nights in a two queen size beds. The room had flat screen TV and a small refrigerator. Overall the place is very clean, and the beds were impecably made every day. The wifi did not work at all. I asked the front desk for something in alternative, but I was told that there must have been something... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Historically, I have avoided this hotel, opting for the Travelodge down the road. There used to be some police activity in this area fairly regular...but, to be fair, that seems to be at the hotel next door (Biltmore). Guilt by association. When the Travelodge rates were a bit steep a few weeks ago, I gave the Sands a shot and... More 

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BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed for 6 nights. We had a 1 BR kitchen unit. (Unit 201).The property is OK but many elements are mildly annoying. Yes it has free wi-fi. That's good, right? But it is very weak and inconsistent and wouldn't work in the bedroom at all. The kitchenette is poorly appointed with mismatched utensils and glassware. There is a 2... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I stayed here for 6 days when my son had surgery and the location was perfect for that. Right across the street from his apartment. The room has a small balcony which helped because there is no air conditioning in this hotel. Normally that wouldn't be an issue but it was the hottest week of the year when I was... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Sands of La Jolla is located in the Bird Rock neighborhood. It's a great location, close to the beautiful Windansea beach, walking distance to some cool restaurants. And it's a short drive to downtown La Jolla. My boyfriend and I stayed here just to fully experience the neighborhood. The rooms are ok - the bedroom area is clean and comfortable.... More 

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