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    Rio Sands Hotel

    116 Aptos Beach Dr, Rio Del Mar Beach, Aptos, CA 95003-4503
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 314 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We stayed in one of the Family Suites for five days. Clean, comfortable, friendly staff. My daughter and I shared the king bed, two teenagers shared the bunk beds. There was a pull out double sofa that we piled our bags on. We were usually...More

    Thank Sacramento2011
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Pros: Just a couple blocks from the beach, clean and spacious rooms, free continental breakfast. Cons: No A/C, upstairs neighbors' footsteps are loud and people walking right outside the patio door are the downsides of being on the ground floor Overall, a comfortable stay but...More

    Thank JeepneyGirl
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent a weekend at the beach with our family. Stayed in a junior suite that had a nice set up with bunk beds in the front room. Very convenient walk to the beach, convenience store, deli, and restaurants near by. Front desk staff were friendly...More

    Thank Sal C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A very comfortable hotel that is run very well. We love it even though we do not have children anymore. The pool with kids is not offensive; people are generally respectful and nice. We live in NY and come to Aptos in conjunction with a...More

    Thank NYCritique
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A group of 8 of us stayed at the Rio Sands in early June for 2-3 nights. We had 3 different rooms on the 1st floor....one at each end and a family room in the middle near the pool. Our accommodations weren't fancy, but adequate...More

    Thank Lillian Silja B
    Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Lillian, Thanks for your review! We're happy to see that everything worked out well for you and that you enjoyed the rooms and accommodations. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$127 - US$364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
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    • California >
    • Aptos
    • Also Known As
    • Rio Sands Hotel Aptos ,
    • Rio Sands Aptos
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    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Karen F
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from CotatiKris | Reviewed this property |
    I would call, but I believe they would accommodate you!
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    Katie C
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from RioManager | Property representative |
    Hello Katie, While we love our four-legged friends, we unfortunately do not allow dogs or any other pets. Thank you very much for your interest in the Rio Sands and we hope to hear from you!
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    CaNative07
    17 April 2016|
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    Response from Friendly2u | Reviewed this property |
    In the 25+ years I've been going to the Rio Sands, I have never heard of the hotel offering beach firepits (other than the one's they have on the property near the pool and hot tub for stationary cooking as I mentioned in my... More
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    "Kitchenette was handy. Ground floor - no stairs."
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    "Lots of noise in the area. If you are sensitive, it's not good for you."
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    "Staff does attempt to meet special requests made in advance."
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    "The further from the pool- the quieter your experience will be"
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