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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the second floor end room with king size bed. The room was very clean and the staff keep it that way during our stay! The staff were always cleaning the outside area. Did I mention the pool area,another feature of the motel. Office staff were friendly and helpful. A great week !!

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I feel conflicted as I am attempting to write this review. First off as far as location goes this motel is extremely convenient! After arriving we didn't use the car for the entire week we were there which was great! It is seconds away from short sands (right across the street) and minutes away walking to York's wild kingdom, restaurants... More 

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1 Thank Moe811
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at sands by the sea for about 3 years now. The rooms are okay nothing special. The tub had water stuck under the vinyl so it made it very hard to shower, we told the staff about that problem and they fixed it no problem. The price is little high (not too bad), the pool is okay, the... More 

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, daughter, and I just returned from spending two nights at the Sands by the Sea in York Beach, Maine. Overall, the stay was lovely. The location is perfect as it is right across the street from Short Sands beach, right around the corner from the cute shopping district and restaurants, walking distance from York's Wild Kingdom Amusement Park... More 

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Thank PelPickle
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 3 lovely days at Sands By The sea and could not be happier.Yes the rooms are a little dated' but that is half the fun of staying in a motel. The location is absolutely PERFECT, less then a 90 second walk to the Beach,Goldenrod and Fun O Rama. The pool is modern and Clean with plenty of lounges... More 

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BEDFORD_NEW_HAMPSHIRE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed 2 nights in a room with 2 double. the room was comforable for sleeping, had small fridge and microwave, the room was small and would have been uncomfortable if he were force to stay in room, but the weather was on our side, so we just used the room basically sleep. It was just my husband and i... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just wrapped up a week at the sands. Overall it’s great. I really researched the area for the perfect place for us and this was it. With small kids we love having access to the beach and a pool. Not only is this place right across the street from short sands, but it has a nice pool with a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's cramped, nice room with ocean view but very small. Doesn't seem the cleanest. Staff very nice. Parking difficult. Outside chairs on balcony ok, not too clean or comfortable and no little side table. Don't order out food cause really no place to eat comfortably in the room. Do the best you can. Just too small. I had to cover... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

A great place for a quick getaway with the family, with a location that can't be beat. Staff was very friendly and helpful when needed. Room was a little small but functional. Sheets on the bed were very worn and dated, not the most comfortable. No real amenities other than the pool which can become quickly crowded. Cleanliness was overall... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Another great family week in the books and can't wait til next year (or a getaway weekend to spoil before then!)....Ownership, management, and staff are a well oiled machine and cater to every need and issue. U will not beat cleanliness, location, and attention to detail!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you like being able to check into a clean, friendly, ocean front motel with a beautiful pool and close proximity to not only the beach, but the shops, restaurants, park, trolly, amusement park and even a Wild Animal Kingdom, then you've found the right place! Come see us at the Sands by the Sea Motel where all of your troubles and worries will melt away as you first arrive and view out over the majestic Atlantic Ocean, which is visible from most of our comfortable accommodations. We have a range of standard rooms, 1-bedroom suites, 2 or 3 bedroom cottages and even the Sea Rose Luxury Condominium Suites. We look forward to seeing you in York Beach at the Sands by the Sea Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands by the Sea

Address: 15 Ocean Avenue, PO Box 300, York Beach, York, ME
Location: United States > Maine > York > York Beach
Price Range: $126 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Sands By The Sea Hotel York Beach
Sands By The Sea Maine/York - York Beach
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