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The Sands Resort

801 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Renton WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third time staying at The Sands. We choose this location for the price and because they take pets. In the past we have gone down over Thanksgiving and have booked a room with a kitchen, yes I could cook a Thanksgiving dinner in the little kitchen! This time we chose a room with a view, perfect location... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We arrive at noon on a slow Wednesday and were greeted with a scowl. The hotel was clearly empty, yet we were told that we couldn't possibly receive the keys until 2. The hangry woman told us we could pay for our room, but had to come two hours later. Not very accommodating and frankly, rude.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

nothing special about the room...a bit pricey for the condition of the property in my opinion. First room we paid for was occupied when we went to enter it. Thankfully not of people just there belongings.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The only reason for the one star is for the very rude woman at the front desk named Heidi. She has a nasty attitude and even snapped at me when I asked what time check out was. There was no place to sit for breakfast except the noisy game room and when we sat on the stairs we where told... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I do have to say we have stayed here a time or two in part because they do take dogs in some rooms and some where cheap when we were working on our property there. They have redone some rooms and those are better. But our last stay mid week the room would have frightened the Hotel Impossible Guy! It... More 

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Yelm, Washington
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed only one night but loved it. First off my husband looks for bathrooms being clean and this passed his tests...Thank goodness. We were here in the fall so not alot of people around. We had a great view and our dog loved the "magic wall" The people next door to our room where out of the balcony and... More 

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University Place, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very disappointed! I have been coming here for many years w/my Mom every summer. Something I look forward to. Never again. I must say Mary in the front office was very nice, though. One of the two beds in our room was so squeaky and shot, that I woke up the next am with a backache. No screens on the... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My family and I come to The Sands Resort every year, and this year we went twice. The Hotel for one has an amazing beach theme that is perfect for big ocean fans like me. The service is amazing, always clean rooms and nice people to show us around and even help us pick a great spot to eat out.... More 

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Tacoma
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Overall not a bad decision. The facilities are a little run down, but clean. Sparse electric outlets (2). No a.c., no fan for restroom, the Wi-Fi is intermittent at best, but when your stuck with T-Mobile... The bed was comfy though. The best part of our stay here though was Mary in the office. She made it very possible for... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is the only review I've ever written and it's only after being here for a few hours. I was told wifi was here but now I learn that's only if you go to the lobby. Our stay at the sands resort (HA Ha) went downhill from there.When we stepped in the room I asked my husband if the floor... More 

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