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Desert Sands Motor Inn

611 N Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX 76205
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

First off we were asked to pay more than the sign advertised second when we got to are room we found what looked to be a crack pipe the room stunk and the shower didn't work the mattress was stained with a brownish substance and the manager was rude to my 3 year dollar

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

If there a National Lampoon's DFW Vacation, the Griswolds would end up here next door to Cousin Eddie after running all over town and being on the phone for two hours -- in the middle of a blizzard. The outside is so scary looking you'd nervously wonder if they'd be offended if you were taking photos of it while giggling... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

For starters, this place just looks like a crackhouse. Its dirty and run down but being late, and not traveling alone, I thought it would be ok for the 23.99 listed on the huge sign, for a couple of nights. Immediatley on entering we are greeted by a bill of 85.00 for 2 nights. Definately NOT 23.99 per night... "Sign... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

It's is an older building, but comes with a friendly staff who are efficient and take care of your every need. Dollar for dollar it is the best deal you will find in denton.

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2009

Even though this is an older motel, my experience at the Desert Sands was good. The room was clean and roomy and the price was great. Also, the management personnel were very friendly to do business with.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2008

The Desert Sands Motor Inn is located near UNT's campus and is one of the least expensive hotels in Denton. However, because they are so cheap, they don't offer a lot of amenities (such as a workout center, a business center, etc.).

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