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Drifting Sands

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Traveller (60)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (7)
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“ocean front”(47 reviews)
“oceanfront room”(13 reviews)
“room was clean”(16 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

The room is not fancy, but it was comfortable. I liked the bed in particular. The private balcony was great with a nice ocean view. I would suggest the hotel figure out a way to allow you to hang wet bathing suits somewhere to dry....More

Thank SCP-VT
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded today

Thank you for your review and feedback! We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back to Drifting Sands in the near future.

Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the Drifting Sands Motel while in the locality visiting family. As I was travelling from Ireland & needed to be sure some things were in place after a long haul flight & a 3hr drive down from New York, I though it preferable...More

Thank Moonshore
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded 2 days ago

Hi "Moonshore"! Thank you so much for your glowing review!. At Drifting Sands, service and the satisfaction of our guests is our first priority. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Drifting Sands in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved our midweek stay the Drifting Sands motel. We were two moms and four kids, ages 4-9, and we found the motel and area to be ideal for a low-key family mini-vacation. Affordable midweek rates as well! Hesitant to leave a review here, because...More

Thank Carolyn M
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Drifting Sands in the near future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stayed July 8-11th. The hotel was just as expected and better. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The location couldn’t have been better or the views. Only negatives were the WiFi was spotty and there was no tub in our room which made...More

Thank Samantha P
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Drifting Sands in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel last year. Paid approximately 1200$ for 4 nights and got an ocean view. The room was nice. This year I booked through booking.com and payed a 1000$ for 4 days, thinking OK i will not get an ocean view but...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$174 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$174 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (60)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (7)
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pwynne2017
15 May 2018|
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Response from jontomsam |
There is no restaurant on the premises. You will have to walk about 5-10 minutes north or south to get to something that early.
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amyfetterman
10 March 2018|
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Response from jontomsam |
I think the buildings that face the parking lot take smallish dogs. I saw a corgi in those buildings a few years ago.
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Room Tips
"Best views are from the top floors, but there are no elevators"
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"Call this hotel directly and tell them NOT to put you in Oceanbreeze building!!!!!"
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"Book a bed and breakfast instead, trust me."
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"A dreadful place"
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