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    Rio Sands Hotel

    116 Aptos Beach Dr, Rio Del Mar Beach, Aptos, CA 95003-4503
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$214
          US$196
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          Overview
          • Excellent46%
          • Very good38%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible3%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Private Balcony
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 14 June 2016

          It was clean and comfortable . Its at walking distance to the beach. close by at walking distance there is a restaurant and a small deli good for breakfast and lunch . There is a small bar at walking distance , hey you can drink...More

          Thank Norma R
          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 18 June 2016

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

          Reviewed 11 June 2016

          Despite being understaffed in housekeeping, the staff was friendly, accommodating and ensured we had everything we needed. This is a very family-friendly hotel, and the pool area and rooms were clean, well-maintained and inviting. The breakfast is simple, but certainly enough before a day on...More

          Thank CotatiKris
          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 12 June 2016

          Hi CotatiKris, Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate the generous comments about the amenities and our staff, we thoroughly enjoy providing excellent service to our guests. Thanks again for your review and we hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon!

          Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

          Great family destination with awesome arrangement of play/BBQ/pool area right out your back door. 1 min walk from the beach and nice remodeled rooms. The staff were polite and helpful. Have been before and will be back again!

          Thank Kroutilb
          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 12 June 2016

          Hi Kroutilb, Thanks for your wonderful review! We're very happy to see that your enjoyed the grounds and the location. Thank you for staying with us and we're very much looking forward to seeing you again!

          Reviewed 9 June 2016

          A very reasonable hotel. It was conveniently located. We were attending a graduation. We needed access to both Santa Cruz and Monterey. This was well positioned to do that. Itself is close to the coast (1 block). Breakfasts were reasonable. The accommodations were quite reasonable...More

          Thank skldhnz
          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 10 June 2016

          Hi skldhnz, Thank you so much for your great review and your generous comments about our property and our beautiful neighborhood. Thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon!

          Reviewed 6 June 2016

          So close to the beach, and convenient nearby restaurants! Nice pool are, some rooms with patios that open to grassy area. Nice BBQ area, as well. Everyone was very friendly, even though we tried to check in a little early. Let us park at the...More

          Thank kmwills2016
          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 11 June 2016

          Hi kmwills2016, Thanks for your wonderful review! We're very happy to see that you enjoyed the neighborhood and the amenities. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon!

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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          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$140 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 50
          • Reservation Options
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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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          Traveller (46)
          Room & Suite (16)
          Dining (15)
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          Hotel & Grounds (34)
          Bathroom (1)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Karen F
          Are service dogs allowed?
          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
          Do you allow small dogs?
          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
          Does the hotel have fire pits/rings to take out on the beach or should we bring our own?
          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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          "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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          "Book a suite and have the massage therapists come to your room."
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