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Sands Motel

112 McArthur St, Grants, NM
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable rooms with friendly staff at a great value! This motel is a historic stop on Route 66, though the rooms are modern and very clean! Our room was spacious and offered free wifi, mid-size refrigerator, microwave and breakfast. I would recommend the Sands Motel to all travelers, especially those with an interest in history, even The King, Elvis... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room and great price!! Not to mention the staff was fabulous!!! I will most certainly be staying here at the Sands Motel everytime I am here. Oh and they are pet friendly, it was so great that my dog was able to come with us!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is historical Route 66 motel very nice clean and friendly staff and very low price including continual breakfast coffee donuts cereal milk free high speed internet HBO nice refrigerator microwave ice machine outside and walking distance Mexican restaurant and bar I definitely staying again

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our many stops on our three week journey along Route 66. The room was everything we needed and the staff were friendly and helpful. We were shown the room where Elvis stayed back in 1976. Massive bed- fit for the King. For breakfast, I had the best cereal I've ever tasted- Honey Bunch. We can't get... More 

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a well worth the stop this is a very nice motel!!! The price is very good and as i say very very worth it. Rooms were clean, showers hot, beds AMAZING and staff very friendly would definitely stay again and recommend plus Elvis spent his honeymoon here how cool.

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Lakeview, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want to travel back in time, and are traveling along Route 66 This is the place for you. Very friendly staff, very clean rooms. The feel of the 50's with the luxuries of today. Our room had a mini fridge, WiFi and a microwave. These were not there back in the late 60's when Elvis stayed in room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The a/c didn't work very efficiently and the rooms were pretty small for a family of 4. The breakfast had packaged donuts and two cereals and coffee. The place was very quiet and the shower was a little skeptical but doable. We got a special deal of $40. The staff was friendly as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Motel is from the 50s, is fairly basic but has all you need (good bed, a/c, good WiFi, shower/bath etc). Not a lit to see/do in the town of Grants, but if you find yourself needing to stay here then this motel is OK. Price was fairly cheap and we got to stay in room 123 where Elvis stayed back... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Our family of 4 stopped in here on our way out west recently. Overall we had an okay experience. However, if I had paid $70 or more for the room, I could not say that! But the hotel coupon booklets you can grab along the road had a coupon for a sub-$40 rate here, and that was a good deal... More 

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Clarksdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Returning from Las Vegas it seems to be appropriate to spend the night where Elvis spend the night after his wedding almost 50 years ago. So we got lucky and stayed in room 123! Clean cheap, great value for your money. No luxury, you are in a fifties motel on Route 66!

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