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Sands By The Sea Motel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The early check in at 1:30pm was quick once we walked next door to the Cavalier, would be nice to know that you check in and out at the hotel next door not at the hotel you’re staying at. We booked a single king bed...More

Thank rumorsecho
Reviewed September 4, 2018

My husband flew cross-country, then drove up from LA. This hotel was clean, we slept with windows open (we don’t even do this at home) in order to hear the amazing Pacific Ocean. Disclaimer: not all rooms (half, at best) have Ocean-views. We heard the...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Pet friendly hotel with no frills. We were lucky to have the upstairs end room that does have an ocean view. It is an interesting property with a lawn area and several firepits. Be sure to use the the telescopes both for searching for whales...More

Thank 238,792,018
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We arrived (early. Around 11 am) to find the office empty, and the office door locked, with a sign in the window pointing us to the Cavalier next door. Instructing us to check in there, instead. The girl at the Cavalier counter was unfriendly. Room...More

Thank Stalohi
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We selected this motel based on photos on their website which make it appear the motel has ocean view rooms. However, the pictures are of the hotel that separates Sands by the Sea from the ocean so our view was of that motel's parking lot!...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Price range
$87 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
$87 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Traveler (115)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (20)
Dining (4)
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Simone C
February 12, 2017|
Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
No. And no room deposit either!
April 1, 2016|
Response from Victoria W | Reviewed this property |
We had a voucher to use in the other hotels restaurant for a continental breakfast was good.
July 18, 2015|
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Response from patrick c | Reviewed this property |
Free and not a problem. Actually that and the fact that this hotel is right on the ocean sold me on it..... Great value!
Room Tips
"Second floor rooms will see sunset, regardless of Ocean view, & can sleep with windows open, weather..."
Sep 4, 2018
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"If you want an ocean view, book at different motel. We stayed on the first floor and did not have problems..."
Aug 18, 2018
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"There are 2 buildings located in parallel. One closest to the road with a view to the other part and one..."
Aug 13, 2018
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"Ask for a room with a view of the ocean"
Mar 25, 2018
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