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Rio Sands Hotel

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Rio Sands Hotel is by the beach. Just a 2 minute walk to 20 miles of walkable sea shore. We have rooms with fully stocked kitchenettes, a BBQ area, pool heated to 80 degrees year round. Enjoy our continental breakfast served daily.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Hot Tub
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Suites
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Residential Neighbourhood
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
44Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (348)
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All reviews bbq area santa cruz short walk to the beach kitchen suite hard boiled eggs pool and hot tub bunk beds family suite breakfast room full kitchen separate rooms there is no air conditioning pull out couch no elevator nice breakfast fresh fruit first floor
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Simple, but very nice rooms. A great outdoor area with a nice pool and hot tub and very easy access to the beach. Its not luxury hotel, budget hotel for large family. they provide us two room suite. Rooms not soundproof. nice breakfast area.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank TOM T
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This hotel is within a block of Rio Sands Beach and the small community there. The rooms are nice, they offer free breakfast, there is a pool and everything is sparkling clean. Mid-week the price is reasonable, weekends not so much. We stayed twice; the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This place is great for families. Walking distance to the beach and small market. Kids enjoyed the pool and spa after a day out on the beach. It is a distance from Santa Cruz but we have found that we prefer to visit Santa Cruz...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Tanya E
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I was very surprised when we got to our room. First impressions of this place were mediocre. Not bad just not super. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the facility is. There is an outdoor patio for cooking and gathering. The pool was very...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Jim O
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is not a top of the line facility. It is older, and a little out of the way. So is everything else that is affordable in this part of california. That said, our suite on the main floor was amazing and we got it...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank lillybean5
Response from RioManager, Manager at Rio Sands HotelResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive review of our property. We appreciate your comments, and most importantly, we value your business! Best regards, Maggie

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George G
19 February 2018|
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I don’t believe so but I would call them.
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Karen F
16 July 2016|
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I would call, but I believe they would accommodate you!
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Katie C
16 July 2016|
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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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Room Tips
"There was a large family reunion going on and they partied every night, but quiet after 9:30pm."
MzSandy
15 Aug 2018
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"Ask for room 133 as it is the only room that is inside."
AnnetteSteele
25 May 2018
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"We were up in 125 north of lobby. For winter we got a lot of light and warmth as our windows faced west..."
50PlusCalifornia
14 Mar 2018
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"Request a room and by the BBQ area."
PaigeR384
30 Jan 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$99 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaAptos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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