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Sands Motel

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South Emery St. and South Emerson Ave., Montauk, NY 11954
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Sands Motel
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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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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 reviews
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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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 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
1 review
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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Coram, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night in June, since we were only staying 1 night we only need a basic room, it was very clean and even had a small fridge. we stayed on the second floor and even had a view of the ocean it was perfect! This past weekend my sister and I decided to... More 

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Doreen M, Thank you so much for your review! It was a pleasure having you as our guest again and wonderful to meet your sister. We strive very hard to insure that all of our units are extremely clean. We have a great staff that works very hard towards that goal. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!... More 

Mastic Beach, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

my family and i have been staying here for years, my grandparents stayed here back in the day also. i always call the sands every summer vacation and i always have a good stay and good rates in the summer. the staff has always been nice to me and my family. clean rooms and such a nice view of the... More 

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diane11954, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas P, Thank you for your review. We absolutely love having family reunions at our establishment. We have quite a few and it is always a pleasure to see everyone year after year, watching families grow and expand. So sorry about the a/c unit -- had you let us know, we would have replaced it with a brand new... More 

Long Island, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you can't get another hotel, Sands is "ok"...unfortunately, the women at the front desk are not nice and not accommodating..we could not get our favorite hotel because everything was booked this weekend. Would NOT intentionally stay here. Location great. "Shared" decks... no privacy. Everything closes down..even the main office. No phones in room. Rooms look like "upstate New York"...nothing... More 

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