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Rio Sands Lodge

205 State Highway 12, Rio Vista, CA 94571
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Rio Vista
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013
Cyd_O2012 Northern California
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Overoriced for what you get. Bathroom - shower let more water go on floor than down the drain- could not close door, leaked. Beds made you roll into middle. Noisy near highway. Reception had a smell. Attendant did not offer any sugestions for dinner. Luckily we chanced on Foster Bighorn tavern - a gem in a litte town. Room not... More

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Northern California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

For quite some time my Husband and I wanted to take a weekend fishing trip to Rio Vista and stay at the Rio Sands Lodge. In November 2012 we decided this is what we'd do for our 31st Wedding Anniversary. The office staff was very helpful and friendly; we even sent an email with a question and they responded promptly.... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

The website online is pictures probably when it was first built. It is gross and disgusting. I was there to spend 11 days. I was there for work. I only stayed 3 days and that was hard. The first room I was in was so dirty. The floor was so gross. There was hair everywhere. The bathroom was nasty. The... More

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Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Looks can be deceiving. Clean and quiet on the outside and well maintained yard area. The first clue for our stay should have been the scent of the office. The smell of cat urine. If we hadn't been driving all day we would have gone some place else. The cleanliness of the rooms was very unacceptable. When we first entered... More

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Redding, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Room (#4) was clean, bed (king) very comfortable for us. We started out in #5, but upstairs had small, active, yippy/squalling (I kid you not!) dogs that got yelled at over blaring TV. We are fairly tolerant, but this just wasn't going to work. The young couple managing the place didn't give any trouble when we asked to be moved.... More

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

My husband and I travelled to Rio Vista for some fishing with some friends. Like the other customer we were in rooms 3 and 6. If there was a problem with the bathrooms we did not notice. The rooms were very nice and clean. Each room came with its own microwave/mini refrigerator and coffee pot with coffee. The staff was... More

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

My wife &I stayed in room 6,our frends were in rooms 5&3. Room 6 water closet was completely out of service. our friends in room 3 water closet was dangerous because it was not bolted down properly. We had to pay for ice and there were no other services. We tried to contact management but there was no one around... More

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Riosandslodge, Manager at Rio Sands Lodge, responded to this review

We apologize for any discomfort you had. The front desk was unaware of any problems with the toilets, and both toilets have been replaced since your stay on Saturday. Also, While the Ice machine does take quarters to run, the tray to collect quarters has been removed, allowing you your quarter back. That night/morning the front desk was open until... More

San Diego
2 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

Clean room overall. Problem was a rattle that probably was due to the winds; something on the roof or side of the building was intermittently rattleing/squeaking. I called the front desk about it and he got me a different room. But the new room had the exact same noise!! And it couldn't be drowned out by the AC cause the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

First let me clarify the previous post, the owners are not the young couple. Their mom is the owner. HWY noise can be drowned out by running the AC. I was there for a few days along with other people, so we had a few rooms. I only had the opportunity to see two rooms. The young couple and staff... More

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Seattle, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

This motel is nicer on the inside than the outside--the room was better than I expected. Appreciated the microwave and mini-fridge. Owners are a very sweet young couple.

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Address: 205 State Highway 12, Rio Vista, CA 94571
Location: United States > California > Rio Vista
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Rio Vista
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rio Sands Lodge offers 22 rooms, each equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee pot. We have a pool, plenty of parking, smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. ... more   less 
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