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Rio Sands Hotel

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Overview
116 Aptos Beach Dr Rio Del Mar Beach, Aptos, CA 95003-4503 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
Reviews (347)
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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 breakfast room full kitchen separate rooms there is no air conditioning pull out couch fresh fruit fridge and microwave coffee maker free parking motel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

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

Reviewed 15 August 2018

We got a room here at the last minute. The staff are really friendly and nice. There is a kitchen in the king room, and you can pay an extra $50 for a "dish pack" to use their pans and etc. if you want to....More

Thank MzSandy
Response from RioManager, Manager at Rio Sands HotelResponded 23 August 2018

We are pleased that you had this positive experience and welcome you back anytime. The Cafe Sparrow is one of my favorite places as well. Best regards, Maggie

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Description
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 More served daily. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$113 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rio Sands Hotel Aptos
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Rio Sands Aptos
Location
United States > California > Aptos
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$113 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rio Sands Hotel Aptos
,
Rio Sands Aptos
Location
United States > California > Aptos
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Traveller (50)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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George G
19 February 2018|
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Response from TravelingOtter | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so but I would call them.
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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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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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