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    Sands By The Sea Motel

    9355 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9750
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    21 - 25 of 193 reviews

    Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

    Arrived after driving thru torrential rain for 8 hours!!! Really friendly staff. Room was clean and spacious and the bed was soooo comfortable!!! The hotel was reasonably priced. It was a shame the weather was yukky as wound have utilized the fire pits down by...More

    1  Thank Monstar1702
    Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

    It's exceptional for us to stay in 2 stars hotel, but because the holidays and area and the prices, we stayed there. Surprisingly this was the best bed we have ever been sleeping on (considering the 4 stats hotel that we regular to). For breakfast...More

    5  Thank EithanBronshtein
    Reviewed 31 December 2016

    The hotel is 2 lowest priced motel in San Simeon with the best location other than the Cavalier (which owns the Sands by the Sea Motel). Pros: Price, location on the beach with the use of fire pits, frig & microwave, closet and plenty of...More

    Thank JoeA336
    Reviewed 1 December 2016

    When we first arrived we had to ring a bell for the manager. He took a long time getting down to us to check in. He did not realize we were getting two rooms even though I had reserved on line. Got straightened out. There...More

    1  Thank anniedutch13
    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    2 couples staying here for 3 nights, rooms 230 and 231. Rooms are wonderful for price based on area pricing. King bed is very comfortable with lots of pillows to sit up Bathroom is very clean with lots of towels, privacy wall for toilet, small...More

    Thank Diane S
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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$87 - US$188 (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
    • Also Known As
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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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    "Had a king bed , room was big ,, all good"
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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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