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Sands Motel

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night here and it was OK. Good sized rooms, hosts were welcoming and they do provide breakfast... sort of. The beds were a touch hard and the pillows were thin. But apart from that it was pleasant enough.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We spent the night at the Sands motel. It doesn't look like much but it was comfortable and we felt safe. The front desk worker was very nice and helpful. They offered a continental breakfast there weren't many options. Overall I would recommend the Sands Motel.

1Thank Melissa G
Bowie, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Oh no...Roach coach. Where to start...so many things wrong. Depending on room you get, my rooms air conditioner was in closet which made circulation horrible. Shower head had grim on it. Television set from 1990. No laundry facility. Had to go to next motel for soda machine. $5 bucks more you can stay at Red Lion inn and get better...

Thank Remolino G
Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Although the motel is outdated and shows need for some maintenance, it was clean. I was overly swayed by the number of positive reviews on trip advisor and decided to give it a chance anyway. I regret that decision. We had problems with our first room, bed was very uncomfortable, only had 1 pillow per person, but the big thing...

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Sands Motel is safe, inexpensive, and easy to find. We pulled in very late with our twenty-two-foot rental Penske truck and car in tow and found a friendly staff and ample parking space. The town is quiet, and we went to sleep without the slightest concern for the safety of our property. The room felt private and was pretty...

1Thank Keenanonie R
Cornville, Arizona
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Clean but dated. Bed was comfortable. Sheets white. Tub creaked when you stood in it, like the fiberglass is fatiguing. Toilet flushed if you held the handle down. gap under front door. loud air conditioner. Walked to nearby Mexican restaurant for so so dinner. Good coffee and a selection of donuts and cereal for breakfast.

Thank Maryann B
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Husband and wife owners are super friendly! Free breakfast cereal donuts orange juice and coffee was great! Beds were comfy it was quiet and clean stayed in room 109. Would definitely stay again. Felt like I had stepped back in time on the mother road I loved it ! Super for the price of 42.50 tax and all .

1Thank Christy K
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 June 2016

It was what I expected for the price, but did not live up to even the photos. I was confused and very disappointed that the GRANTS CAFE sign and all sorts of notices on the walls indicating a quaint eatery in walking distance either were old or very misleading. I have LOVED Hillerman novels for decades. When I saw the...

1Thank iamdjstar
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Spotlessly clean room and bathroom. Small room. Refrigerator, microwave and the usual amenities. The only thing missing was some shampoo. Price at $40 was great. Strong wifi signal. Wished there had been time to visit the Mining Museum down the street.

1Thank Eric T
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

For $30 it was worth it! Safe, clean and friendly. Yes older hotel, everything has indeed seen its better days right down to the linens, but for a room and a bed it was a good place for a good rest. Husband and I heard desk clerk say 6am for coffee and doughnuts, almost 7 and nothing yet.

1Thank Dutch50219

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Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 112 McArthur St, Grants, NM 87020-2409
Region: United States > New Mexico > Grants
Price Range: €29 - €45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Don't expect sleek or modern. It is an old motel, but clean.”
52rosiemary, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are at ground level. Probably the rooms away from the ice machine are best.”
BearFanRockford, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check the bed for comfort”
gloriab628, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“LOCK the door, it doesn't do it on its own...”
iamdjstar, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You have to try the Elvis room.”
39abelc, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
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