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Ocean Sands Resort

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Bloomfield, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had a 1st floor room since 2000. With the new patios I can walk out my bedroom and watch the people on the boardwalk and beach. It's nice to have breakfast on the patio. The Hotel is right on the ocean, centrally located to see all the entertainers on Beach Street USA. The staff are friendly and always... More 

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Charles W, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to post a review on Trip Advisor. It is always to hear from a repeat Guest and how they continue to enjoy visiting with us. We look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a small anniversary trip, and the money is SO NOT worth the stay. There was glass in the hall carpet. When they told us our room is ready, we walked in and housekeeping was STILL cleaning it. They must have not finished, because there was pubic hair on the bathroom floor, and face smudges on the window.... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I don't recall any report of any glass in our hallways and with it being a safety hazard, we would have corrected the issue immediately. With our last tropical storm we did have some issues with our AC units and the water damage from the storm but since then we have replaced... More 

Northumberland, Pennsylvania
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219 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort was nice, short walk to beach, nice friendly staff, quick check in and out, all rooms ocean front with balconies. Clean and quiet, restaurant on site and snack and vending machines. The only thing is that if you plan to cook in at all there is no oven and your limited to cooking supplies. There is laundry facilities... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent review on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to see that we were able to meet you expectations. We look forward to hearing from you again soon to plan your next Great Family Vacation Experience. More 

Virginia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice room and amenities... clean and quiet... beautiful view of beach and ocean from the balcony. Close to shopping and nightlife. Staff was very friendly, and were able to accommodate an extra night's stay with only a few hours' notice.

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Thank Wendy A
Charles W, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent review on Trip Advisor. How refreshing it was to read your nice comments about our Ocean Sands Resort. I am glad to see that we were able to provide you with a Great Family Vacation Experience during your weekend stay for Labor Day and the Music Fest. We hope we will be hearing from... More 

Sterling, Virginia
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fine stay at this hotel. It took a while to get our room, but once we were settled everything was fine. It wasn't the cleanest or fanciest hotel, but we were ocean front and we took advantage of the restaurant that connected to the hotel, which we enjoyed.

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Thank Kate B
Charles W, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Ocean Sands Resort on Trip Advisor. In your comments you said,"not the cleanest," but you did not elaborate on where we need to improve. I assure you all issues are addressed and we do look for areas to improve in customer service and in appearance. I thank you for the positive review and... More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I scheduled a Resort Preview with VSA Resorts this past weekend. My credit card was charged for the agreed upon rate and I received an e-mail from the resort with my reservation information. In the "small print' of the email, I was given a list of what would happen if I did not meet the conditions of my obligation to... More 

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Charles W, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. It looks like we dropped the ball by not notifying you of the cancelation of the sales presentation before your arrival and for that we do apologize. I am not sure what you mean about the unusable elevators for seniors. As for weather damage, we did have some minor issues during... More 

Trenton
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

First, let me say, the ocean view is fantastic. Other than that, the rooms sucked. The bed, including the pullout sofa were TERRIBLE. The kids felt every spring. Wasn't very clean, and no I'm not very picky, but I shouldn't have found someone else's hair in the tub on the bathroom floor. You have to go get the toilet paper... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on trip advisor. The issues your mentioned are being rectified. Thank you for bringing them to our attention. I hope with your next visit we will be able to provide you with the Great Family Vacation Experience you and your Family deserve. More 

Dale City, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The hotel is in an amazing location on the boardwalk with a complete kitchen (dishwasher, full-sized fridge and a combo microwave/convection oven). While the hallways were quite warm and the main elevator was a bit small for the luggage carts (didn't realize there was a freight elevator I should've used), the rest of the hotel is great and I couldn't... More 

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Thank ATaylor2020
Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I was pleased to see that we were able to provide you with a Great Family Vacation. We look forward to hearing from you again soon to plan your next Stay with us. More 

St. Marys
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the most awful places I stayed in. The room was dirty. There was dirt on the dining room table and crumbs underneath the table. The refrigerator looked like it hadnt been wiped down in months. Our bathroom was missing the shower curtain. When we called to get the shower curtain, we also asked for... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip advisor. Your comment are important to us and are being taken into consideration for improvement. I hope you will reconsider and will give us another opportunity to provide you and your family with a Great Family Vacation. More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The location is awesome. It's halfway between the 2nd Street Playground and the end of the boardwalk at 40th Street. It is a location that makes walking to both ends of the strip a breeze. The amenities of the room are fair. No complaints about the microwave, refrigerator, AC, TVs, stoves, and/or couches. Given that the unit is smaller, we... More 

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Thank ShawnNic A
Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent and fair review of our Resort on Trip Advisor. I assure you the issues are being looked into. This is why we ask for review so we can work on these areas. The small elevator does have a maximum cap. of 5 people and it does seem to get over loaded. We are looking into... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Johnny Mananas
Johnny Mananas
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar, American, Seafood, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Staying at a VSA Resort gives you all the comforts of home without having to mow the lawn, do the dishes, or fold the laundry. We love having fun with our guests and strive to give each person–big and small, young and young at heart–the best vacation memories possible.The Ocean Sands Resort is located in the heart of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront directly on the boardwalk, the 104 unit smoke-free resort features a Caribbean theme and family-oriented atmosphere. All vacation units are two-room suites with kitchenettes.You are invited to experience the ONLY PURE Allergy Friendly suites in Virginia that have gone through a comprehensive process to dramatically improve the air quality and nearly eliminate most irritants. A PURE room is an allergy-friendly, healthy alternative for every guest.On site amenities include:• 24 hour front desk service• Daily activities for all ages• Indoor Pool• Indoor Jacuzzi• Fitness Center• Restaurant • Activities Center & Gaming Room• Sun Patio• On-site parking• Complimentary guest laundry facilities• Complimentary wireless internet access• Complimentary tanning • Harris Teeter on-line shopping & grocery deliveryUnit amenities include:• Queen size pillow-top mattress• Full size sleeper sofa• Kitchenettes with smooth top burners, convection/microwave oven, dishware, cookware, glassware and utensils• Full size refrigerator• Dishwasher• 2 flat screen televisions ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Sands Resort

Address: 2207 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3233
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $96 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Sands Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Ocean Sands Hotel Virginia Beach
Hotel Style:
#16 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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