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    Sands By The Sea Motel

    9355 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9750
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Pets Allowed
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    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 189 reviews

    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    Lovely motel for a stopover​ on the way to San Francisco​. Bit scuffed and old in places, but we expected that. The fire pits they light on the beach every night and the heated pool and hot tub are a great idea and a lovely...More

    1  Thank Claire H
    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    This hotel needs updates. Our room had a stained carpeted floor, rust on the bathtub, no exhaust fan for the bathroom. The bed was so-so with flat pillows. You are on the shore, but you don't have a view of the ocean, just the building...More

    Thank pattybru
    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    We were only staying one night, the building was a little old. But it was right by the ocean, could walk down to the beach. At night they lit fires so you could watch the sun go down. There were no elevators or AC, which...More

    Thank Sasha174_dallas
    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    This motel is right on the ocean bluffs, but only one row of rooms actually have an ocean view. There are walking trails and fire pits. The room itself is exactly what you would expect, average and adequate, with very nice beds. They seem to...More

    Thank CPLnCAL
    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    Lovely location right by the sea. The room was a typical US motel with all the facilities needed for an overnight stay. Comfortable beds and a lovely sea view, pity it was raining! Clean and tidy rooms. Breakfast, although nice, was a bit disappointing, included...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • San Simeon
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    Simone C
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
    No. And no room deposit either!
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    18 July 2015|
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    Response from patrick c | Reviewed this property |
    Free and not a problem. Actually that and the fact that this hotel is right on the ocean sold me on it..... Great value!
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    "Get one overlooking the sea much nicer."
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    "all face busy road but did not find noisy"
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    "Rooms 245 & 245 are the only rooms with an ocean view."
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    "We were in an upstairs room which suited us - nice and quiet."
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