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Sands Motel

1183 W 8th St, Vaughn, NM 88353
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Midwesterner
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Traveling on Rt 54 at the south end of Vaughn, doesn't look like much from the outside but the room was large and clean. The young couple running it seems to be trying to update the old rooms. The beds were comfy. We had two queen size with fun orange sheets. The shower had good water pressure. No breakfast but... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I came in super late pulling a trailer with my household items. I had been traveling over 1000 miles and was exhausted. I would have kept going towards Las Cruces if it hadn't been for a windstorm. So I turned around and went to pleasant looking motel I had seen on my travels. It was super late. The friendly owner... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Vaughn is about one step away from being a ghost town. There's a depressing vibe with many deserted buildings, closed businesses & sad looking motels & cafes. This railroad town is a division point of 2 major railroad lines but has a falling population now at about 400. The town is also known as a drug smuggling route. This was... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Sands is very basic, but very inexpensive. You'll be hard-pressed to find such a good room for only $39 + tax (single). The staff were friendly and responsive. I showed up at 11PM and someone was there to assist me in two minutes. This is no frills lodging, but it was clean (I checked for bedbugs). The bed was... More 

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