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Sands by the Sea

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsyork's wild kingdomacross the streetamusement parksmall fridge and microwavevisited yorktight parking lotheated poolnice poolconvenience storerestaurants and shopswalking distancethe location is perfecta couple timessuper nicerooms are a bit smallcoffee maker in the roomend room
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

My grandfather actually owns a cottage about a quarter mile outside of York, which I've been going to with my wife for about a dozen years. We took a short break (4 years) without going up 'cause we had young kids, but this year they...More

Thank nathanr716
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were happy to find this hotel on trip advisor. Of course with it being Columbus Day weekend it was higher than we wanted to pay but everyone said great things. Not so great. First he said we were in a 2 story luxury unit....More

Thank Gkdonley
Response from SandsbytheSeaMotel, Owner at Sands by the SeaResponded 12 October 2017

Mrs. Donley, Id like to start by stating that this is the first, ever bad review about this unit that we have ever encountered. I built that unit for myself back in 2004 and lived in it for 5 years before putting it on the...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

We found the hotel to be perfect for a last minute getaway. Great location in town, across the street from the beach and reasonably priced. Clean, well taken care of. Beautiful pool area which we did not take advantage since we were not prepared for...More

Thank sHIRLEY B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We were checked in by a very friendly face at the front desk, were given our key and parking permit and was informed parking wasn't assigned.. first come, first served.. and found a spot in the tight parking lot. (There is additional parking in the...More

Thank Bonni B
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have not been here in years and just went back on July 4th this year. Owners Tate and Erin Duffy are wonderful. They have a new store next door now. Yummy selections. Rooms were clean as always. Awesome for a family trip since it is...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$127 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$127 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Room & Suite (11)
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hlewis113
22 August 2017|
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Response from tbvb0709 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with calling them. Tate is the owner and a very nice guy.
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mnbenedicto
27 May 2017|
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Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question. Unfortunately we are not pet friendly. If you have any other questions please let us know! Have a great day. Paul Roy General Manager
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802mel2014
19 July 2014|
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Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question, We do still have some availability for this summer. You would want to go on our website or call our reservation line at 207-363-2211. We hope to hear from you soon. Have a wonderful... More
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"upstairs center gives full view of beach"
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"Ocean view at end of each level and suites (weekly only) are awesome!"
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"If you need some bath accommodation, recommend you ask for a shower/tub with grab bar installed."
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"Second floor offer the best views of the beach"
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