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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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Stayed here for the night and couldn't be more pleased. The cost of a room was half the price of the surrounding motels and the manager was really accommodating upgraded us to the Elvis room with no hassle. The rooms are well maintained and the noise expected was non existent. Other people will say don't judge a book by its... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

As we traveled down Santa Fe Boulevard (historic Route 66), we were delighted to see what old Route 66 must have looked like. There were old neon signs for Desert View, Sands Motel, Grants Cafe, Speedy's gas station, Lava Land Motel, Pat's Lounge, the West theater, Stockman's Store, hardware, diners, etc. The common theme? They were closed, run down, missing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

This motel is cheaper than a Super 8 or a Holiday Inn; and for the price you pay it is good value. The room was clean and spacious, with air conditioning, microwave, fridge and TV that all worked perfectly. It is not swish or up to date; but I felt safe and comfortable the night that I stayed there. Our... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I called 2 weeks in advance and made a reservation. My conformation number was 107...which based on the size of the motel my room number. When we arrived at the motel the clerk or owner was friendly and helpful. But I don't know why the room changed but i was given room 104 and the couple that pulled up after... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was beyond one of the most horrible experiences. I was driving across the country by myself (bad idea anyways as a young woman) and stopped here after driving 12 hours. The staff was O.K. Stuck me in a room that smelled like mold. It wasn't until 3:30 in the morning while I tried to sleep when the light flicked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

I obviously read some reviews that gave this place a 5 or 4 star so i thought it would have nice rooms, yes the furniture is not banged up but that's about the only nice thing about this place. Horrible old dirty ripped carpet, stayed w ith my kids so asked for non smoking and it smelled like smoke, place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Arriving in Grants on a Sunday evening, our initial thoughts were we had made a mistake... it's hurting and struggling to maintain itself.. Sands (Elvis Presley stayed there!) is welcoming and well equipped. There are some amazing places nearby and we could easily have spent more time exploring. Yes Sands is a little 'tired' in its decor, but for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Sands doesn't look like much from the outside and hasn't been updated much on the inside, but it is clean and the furniture is old, but not beat up. The lighting is good, a small microwave/fridge, and there are deadbolt locks on the doors. There is a small breakfast with cereal, pastries, and coffee, no tables or places to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have to say I was a little nervous at first. Pulled into the parking lot, handful of cars, and each room had a couple of chairs outside their door. I work with law enforcement and chairs outside doors are not usually a good sign. Looked somewhat shady, but for $52 total with tax.. Worth it.. Beds clean.. Small fridge..... More 

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Address: 112 McArthur St, Grants, NM
Location: United States > New Mexico > Grants
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 47
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