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Rio Sands Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“bbq area”(13 reviews)
“santa cruz”(26 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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26 Aug27 Aug
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewsbbq areasanta cruzshort walk to the beachhard boiled eggspool and hot tubbunk bedsbreakfast roomfull kitchenseparate roomsthere is no air conditioningpull out couchfresh fruitfridge and microwaveliving roomcoffee makerfree parkingmotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed one night with kids (7 & 9). They enjoyed the bunk beds (we had the family suite) and pool/hot tub. Breakfast was nicely done with friendly attendant. I didn't love the mattress & pillows - individual preference and both were too soft for me....More

Thank lorentz18
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called this hotel back in February. There was no way to book directly online with the hotel. When I called, the woman was extremely rude. I told her my father-in-law had passed away and we were meeting for a family reunion there for my...More

Thank TimnTay
Reviewed 5 days ago

To escape the Central California heat & smoke, my extended family and I stayed at the Rio Sands Hotel close to the beach for an August visit. The helpful woman who answered the phone recommended we book a Kitchen 6 Suite, also seems to be...More

Thank PacificNWFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not where to go if you want quiet! You can hear everything around you, the people walking on the 2nd floor above you, every door closing, etc. Advertising 2 double beds but one is a sofa bed that is like sleeping on a chain link...More

Thank Meradeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is a well managed property with good basics. Clean, free parking, comfortable beds, small pool, hot tub, standard continental breakfast. Walking distance to the beach and a good restaurant. Not a fancy place but a good solid place to stay.

Thank TravelingJo2014
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$135 - US$385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$135 - US$385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (50)
Room & Suite (18)
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
"Ask for room 133 as it is the only room that is inside."
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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 which..."
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"Request a room and by the BBQ area."
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"Choose an upstairs room closer to Aptos Beach Drive (not towards the back, where traffic, making the hairpin..."
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