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East Moriches, New York
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I had no problems with this place, yes its a little outdated but you are right by town and can walk anywhere. You are centrally located which to me is key! The staff was very accommodating, they even helped my now fiancee with his plans of him asking me to marry him while we were out there. They were very...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 11 July 2012

PROS: -Great beach access, many restaurants and stores within walking distance. -We had a place to take a freshwater shower before heading out for the night. -They were the only hotel with a room available for a 1 night stay below $400 this Saturday, but we soon found out why. CONS: -Our first words when entering the room were "welllllll....this...

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3Thank Carolyn D
Croton on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The Sands Motel does not present itself as a five star hotel and guess what, it's not. However the location is excellent. Our entire family (50 folks minimum) have made the Sands our de facto home the last week in July for close to twenty years. We don't vacation in Montauk to sit in a motel room. It's all about...

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5Thank Jim M
di2254, Owner at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad that staff was able to help you out. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 July 2012

Staff is helpful and will go out of their way to accommodate. Thank you Richard! Beautiful location with view of the ocean on one side and lake on the other, of which the sunsets are speculator. Plus, walking distance to the village is wonderful!

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East Setauket, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Long story short; Go Somewhere Else! Terrible hospitality, very rude Management always seems to be “watching” you’re every move, very uncomfortable and weird. Small dingy very aged rooms Broken smelly refrigerator Expensive ($300 + 35 (+tax) for any guest which steps foot on premise) Great location… that’s about it This place is the opposite of a diamond in the rough....

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3Thank Tom O
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The location of the hotel is quite good, 50 feet from the beach, parking on site. The rooms themselves are quite poor and the service and friendliness of the front desk staff leaves a lot to be desired. The rooms are dated, smell somewhat musty, old tv and air conditioning, old bed spreds, coarse sheets, stains on the carpets. The...

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Thank Will M
Huntington, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Great family run hotel... SAFE family friendly atmosphere Friendly staff (everyone is ALWAYS SMILING), a hop to the beach, the pool is clean & the grounds are kept immaculate, the rooms are spotless & beds quite comfortable. Please do not let any of the negative reviews influence you, they are lies. Thank you Sands Staff for making our vacation quite...

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di2254, Owner at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad that you had a wonderful stay. We look forward to seeing you again!

Nantucket, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 July 2012

First room service unlocks my door and walks in unannounced at 9am... Good thing we were dressed and had that second lock so they can't fully open it from the outside. Then when we went to breakfast, we put a "Do Not Disturb" sign on our door and when we returned our room was made and all the food and...

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3Thank Bob S
Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We stayed here the 1st week of August '11. If you really, truly love the beach then you can put up with almost anything to be a short walk to/from it. That's the case of the Sands. If you have a large group I would recommend blocking a bunch of rooms on the upper level. All of the decks outside...

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8Thank savinis
Long Island
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I stayed at the Sands Motel the last week of August. We rented two rooms. The first room was a 1st floor two queen bed efficiency. It was clean but did not have a pleasant smell. The rooms need updating, old carpet and dated dark paneling. The second room was on the 2nd floor and had a queen and a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sands Motel is 75' from the beach and located in the village of Montauk. The Sands Motel is a family friendly property with a 50' swimming pool, swing set, shuffleboard, spacious lawn and picnic tables as well as BBQ grills for your family's pleasure. All rooms have cable TV, FREE WiFi, refrigerators and a/c. We also have a variety of fully equipped efficiencies as well as suites with one separate bedroom, living room and kitchens as well as a newly renovated two bedroom cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 71 South Emery St., Montauk, NY 11954
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Montauk
Price Range: €57 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Sands Motel Montauk
Sands Hotel Montauk
Hotel Style:
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Montauk
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