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BEST WESTERN Sandman Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   236 Jibboom Street, Sacramento, CA 95814   |  
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Ranked #19 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
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Bend, Oregon, United States
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“Clean and Convenient”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stopped in this hotel on a recent roadtrip based upon other traveler reviews and it's proximity to the 5 Freeway. The hotel delivered a clean and quiet room. The location was perfect! Our dogs traveled with us and they accommodated our stay in a very clean and comfortable pet friendly room. Nice beds with duvet covers. Flat screen tv. Coffee and continental breakfast in the morning. Even waffle makers! I highly recommend this hotel if you're in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tres Pinos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Went to see Kings play at the arena a few miles away. no need to pay twice as much at airport hotels. Front desk gave me a back room, so no highway noise. Air freshener strong when I first entered my room. tile floors need to be washed. My socks were filty on the bottoms.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dean I, Manager at BEST WESTERN Sandman Motel, responded to this review, March 16, 2013
Thank you for your review. We are in the process of deep cleaning all rooms which entails breaking down the room and cleaning throughout.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

We went to this hotel kind of by mistake. There are two Best Westerns in Sacramento and the other was overbooked. They referred us to this one and it worked out great. Good room and bed. I would stay here anytime I am in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gresham, Oregon, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We drove from Portland to Palm Desert and stayed overnight at this motel on our way down and on our way back. It is right off the freeway, and near the attractions of Sacramento. The staff were friendly and helpful, and our room was immaculate.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Stayed one night while attending a convention. Although the motel is an older two-story style with exterior rooms (no interior hallways), the rooms, though fairly small, have been updated and are clean, which is my number one requirement.

My room had a small desk, sofa, coffee table, large flat panel television, alarm clock, refrigerator and microwave, iron and ironing board and hairdryer. All (except the alarm clock with an alarm that didn't work) were in good condition and appeared fairly new. The only other non functioning item was a closet door that was off its track. The closet is very small. Lighting is excellent (no 40 watt bulbs hiding a dingy environment) and the HVAC system is quiet and works well.

The beds are comfortable and pillows even better. The bathtub and toilet are in a separate room from the vanity and sink though all are well integrated. Towels are decent and plentiful - way more than most hotels/motels.

Because the motel is near the freeway, there is residual noise though not excessive. I stayed on the second floor right next to the stairway (no elevator), so it was an effort to lug my luggage up two flights of stairs. Except for a late arrival who struggled with his luggage up the same stairs, I did not hear any of my neighbors even though I was directly above the breakfast room. Perhaps the rooms were soundproofed when they were remodeled.

The breakfast is better than average with fresh waffles, cereal, yogurt, bagels, danishes, juice, etc. An attendant keeps everything well stocked and the tables clean.

There are minimal restaurant options near the motel, but the Sandman is only a short drive from downtown Sacramento on the west side of Interstate 5. It's not luxury, but for the money, it is a good value, particularly if you have an AAA discount.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 236 Jibboom Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
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Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Sacramento
#7 Best Value Hotel in Sacramento
#10 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento
#14 Business Hotel in Sacramento
#15 Family Hotel in Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Sandman Motel 2*
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