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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed her with our kids over labor day weekend. Price was $550 for 2 nights. Check in went smoothly, and that's were the enjoyment stopped. Took about 5 Minutes to get the door unlocked, it was rusty and broken. When we entered the room, we were greeted with the unpleasant smell of mold. The rooms are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was decent, at first. Nice view, close walk to the ocean, kitchen was functional and appliances worked. As our visit went on, we noticed these black centipede type worms that were everywhere (floor, walls, ceiling. (They're nocturnal). It turned our stay from okay to bothersome and uncomfortable. Never again will we stay here.

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Washington
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I knew when my friend booked this place we were taking a risk. First impression was from the desk clerk who made us feel like we were interrupting her, she wasn't very friendly. Had a dispute over the price and she wasn't helpful. Got the keys, went to the room (mind you, your front door is a glass slider probably... More 

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Everett, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was Ok and relatively clean. Had easy beach access right out back slider and convenient dog areas. Slider door was extremely hard to open and close. A little over priced probably due to Seahawk week end with many product booths, food trucks and Seahawk moms etc. (No Seahawk players). Employees were nice and friendly. Had full kitchen. Bring hair... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Every time we stay here we enjoy it. May not be upscale hotel, but the rooms are larger then most other hotels. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Continental breakfast is good. If you stay in a junior suite on the second floor the view is pretty good.

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

OK, so the Sands is an older property. And with that, there are some things that are beyond the owners control (thin walls, outdated architecture, rising heat on upper floors). But that said, the owners have gone out of their way to make the Sands a very comfortable, fun, and unique place to stay. The rooms (at least the one... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Stay here as your last option! Oldest motel in Ocean Shores. Not cheap either. My junior suite was 140/night. I think It used to be 2 or 3 different motels that they made into 1 "resort". I stayed in the 2-story building. I've never stayed here before so I thought I would try it because they accept pets, but I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Went with family members we had at least 6 different rooms some of the heaters worked, and like ours turned it passed 80 and the room was freezing all night. Over heard a couple had to borrow a heater from the office to stay warm for The night. The continental breakfast was in the check in office which is not... More 

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Centralia, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I did not stay here. I bought gift certificates for my adult children for here. I chose this place because of good location, indoor and outdoor pool and accepts pets. The gift certificate came with stipulations like extra money if stay on weekends, which I told the kids. But when it came to using them, they could not stay on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I have to admit that I was hesitant about staying here after reading the reviews, however, I took a chance & was pleased. I requested the 3rd floor, for the view. I also asked about Wi-Fi, it is only available in the lobby, not a big deal, I came here to disconnect & enjoy the water view. My room was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sands Resort has accommodations for groups and families of every budget, we offer a fun and easy getaway at an unbeatable value! Enjoy our breathtaking ocean views, take a relaxing sunset stroll along the beach, play in the indoor and outdoor pools, and unwind in our hot tubs. We offer pet friendly rooms and a free daily Continental Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sands Resort

Address: 801 Ocean Shores Blvd NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569-9593
Location: United States > Washington > Ocean Shores
Price Range: $87 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Sands Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 152
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