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8 reviews
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good63%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
29 Aug 2017
“Save some money”
11 Jan 2018
“NOT a Bed and Breakfast”
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This establishment is incorrectly listed by TripAdvisor as a B&B/Inn. As clearly expressed by the name of the establishment, it is a MOTEL. The Sands Motel does not even offer breakfast, so it doesn't even qualify as a motel with breakfast. A previous contributor said:...More

Thank LMS39
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very dated and very much no-frills. No in room coffee, no hair dryer, no telephone, no breakfast, but the room was clean, the bed comfortable and hands down the fastest internet connection I found on a 2 week road trip. If you want a clean...More

Thank crcoddington
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This was the second time my wife and I had stayed in this motel. We like to stay in Mom-'n'-Pop motels, but on this stay we decided the room (#12), which was the same one we'd stayed in the first time, was too worn and...More

Thank RoadMode
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I held my breath when I pulled into the decrepit-looking parking lot surrounded by well-worn buildings. But when I saw a room, I knew that my $40 (including tax) would be a great deal! The TV had 50 channels; the Internet was strong; the microwave...More

3  Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We spent almost five weeks in this motel while our home was unlivable. It is old, but is recently painted and well maintained. Small microwave and fridge. Good hot shower. Wifi is free. We could have used a bit more room cleaning, as we had...More

1  Thank TrevorKane
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United States > New Mexico > Socorro
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"There are a few quieter rooms in a nook at the back of the parking lot... but parking space there is limited."
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"There are two suites in the back corner with a separate bedroom. A quiet place with more room. However..."
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"No pool or fitness center. Web site requires some rating even if none."
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"The closer the room is to the office, the stronger the wi-fi signal"
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