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Sands Motel

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South Emery St. and South Emerson Ave., Montauk, NY 11954
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sayville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here for a 3 night stay. We had a queen size room on the ground floor. Like most places in Montauk, the room was dated and small, no frills. It was very clean in the room and around the property. Great location directly across the street from a fairly uncrowded part of the beach, next door to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and 2 small children just returned from a 5 day stay here. This year was even better than the last. Very friendly staff, convenient location, great property. You really can't ask for more with this motel. I highly recommend.

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda S., Thank you so much for your kind words. It was wonderful to see you and your family again!! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again, hopefully, next year!! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sands motel is located very central in montauk. Just across street from beach access. Room was clean, but very small. Bathroom was so small I don't know if someone over 200 lbs could get to toilet. Bed was full size and not most comfy, we are used to king bed. There is a pool and swings for families with... More 

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear DawnMilRic, Thank you for taking the time to place a review. We did want to let you know that we have a variety of rooms to choose from - some that are very spacious with two queen beds and full sized bathrooms, balcony and view of the water. We also have suites available with a separate bedroom, living room,... More 

Yonkers, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I am writing to review that not only did I stay with Sands last year, but also have just booked a trip for this upcoming August again, bringing friends along. I also have many friends that stay here every year. For those who have never been to Montauk, it is all about location. There is no better feeling than being... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I booked this place for the weekend since we were coming to Montauk for a bday party. I had to call them to book and then had to mail a check to reserve the room since they say they don't take credit cards. Weird, but fine. We got a receipt in the mail and a note that said to call... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Happy to have telephoned the Sands Motel on such short notice and they were able to give us the accomodations for the dates we requested. Upon arriving the motel and our room which was just renovated was just perfect. Great location, and the time we spend at the Sands was just what we needed. Great time, relaxed and a trip... More 

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diane11954, General Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Esposito, Thank you so much for your review. We so appreciated having you with us and are very happy that you and your husband enjoyed your vacation so much. We look forward to seeing you both again!!! More 

Cortlandt Manor, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stayed at the Sands Motel on Memorial Day Weekend because most places were twice the price that Sands charged, and fit our meager, tight family budget. However, the room we were given for two adults and one child was rather tight and small for a family of 3 so would recommend if you stay there are have more than... More 

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diane11954, General Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Fanelli, When you first emailed us asking if we had vacancies for the Memorial Day Weekend, you explained that a family member had just recovered from an illness and that you were on a very, very tight budget. We made an exception to our three night minimum based on that request and even attempted to stay within your... More 

west babylon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A new favorite for us...this hotel is located directly across the street from the beach as you enter town. There is an out door pool and a nice little bbq area. Rooms are extremely clean and the staff is pleasant. Rooms have refrigerators and some have microwaves. The upper suites kitchens and all rooms have outside seating. Another plus is... More 

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Suz3032, Thank you so much for your review and it was a pleasure having you stay with us again!! Our staff works very hard to insure that our rooms are extremely clean! We look forward to having you with us again soon!! We strive to keep our rates as reasonable as possible to be able to cater to a... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We have stayed at the Sands Motel every summer for 27 years now and for us it really wouldn't be a summer without a weekend or a week at the Sands. The location, literally steps from the beach, the accommodations, which are modern and kept spotlessly clean, and the staff, who are friendly and helpful, make it a perfect spot... More 

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Douglas T, Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to seeing you every year and are so pleased that you appreciate how hard we work to keep our accommodations clean. We know how much you appreciate the convenience of being able to park your car once you get here and being able to walk to most... More 

Massapequa, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stayed here several times, love the location and hotel is what you expect from price in montauk. That said. We don't understand why the staff is rude at times. We understand that they work long hours and have to deal with crap but it is a your livelihood, so just deal. We love your hotel and you guys to a... More 

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