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Sands Inn & Suites

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Ventura, California, United States
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I wasn't sure what to expect but as soon as we opened the door to our double queen room, we were thrilled! The views from the balcony were exquisite - the blue skies and mountains providing a serene scene. The staff was extremely helpful and polite. The breakfast was MUCH more than your usual continental breakfast - the waffle machine,...

Thank Mya G
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Stayed here for one night. Our room was spacious, clean and with good amenities, but a little dated. Free parking, pool, hot tub, DVD loan and breakfast were much appreciated. We were able to walk into downtown SLO from the hotel.

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Matthew W, General Manager at Sands Inn & Suites, responded to this review

HayI7, Thank you for being our guest and for the nice note. It was our pleasure to host you in San Luis Obispo. Hopefully we will see you again next time you’re on the west coast. Sincerely, Matthew F. Wilkins General Manager Sands Inn & Suites

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We stayed at the hotel for one night whilst making our way from Monterey to LA. The hotel was certainly very clean and tidy, our room was more than large enough for the 2 of us and our luggage. The pool and hot tub area were clean although the old exercise equipment didn't look to clever. The breakfast offered by...

Thank Jason P
Matthew W, General Manager at Sands Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Jason P, Thank you for being our guest and for the kind words about our cleanliness and breakfast. I’m glad you had a chance to head across the street and check out Pappy MacGregor’s. Having it so close is very convenient, and they have some great specials on food and drinks. You also mentioned the walk to downtown, which, while...

Reviewed 4 October 2013

I would stay here again. Rooms were very clean. What made this place special is the two men at the front desk who were very helpful and friendly. One of them referred me to the Irish Pub across the street at it was also good. All in all an excellent find. Nothing fancy just comfortable and clean. Breakfast was quite...

1Thank David D
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We have stopped in SLO dozens of times driving from LA to SF and stayed at nearly every single motel in town! Ladies and gentlemen, we have found the indisputable winner here at the Sands: amazingly hot jacuzzi, a heated pool that is truly heated (albeit not Palm Springs-ish, but hey it's not the desert either), superb service (our refrigerator...

Bullhead City
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Driving in I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The rooms and bathrooms very clean. The beds comfortable and towels fluffy. The added DVD setup was so appreciated! I'm a mom traveling with 2 teen boys and they needed something to do. The rooms were small. The breakfast was a nice surprise. Good stay and would return.

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Casa Blanca
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Service was very friendly. Breakfast was very tasty. Rooms small but included recliner, good after long drive from San Francisco. DVD "rentals" great if you have kids! AWESOME gateway to wine county. Wish we had more time to visit vineyards and breweries.

Thank M. K
Reviewed 24 August 2013

A beautiful inn with great views, pleasant decor and wonderful service. A gracious and caring staff made my stay very enjoyable. All the extra services were amazing and well worth the price. Good location in a quaint section of town. A comfortable place to relax and unwind.

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wexford ireland
Reviewed 6 August 2013

we stayed here in june 2013, we were driving from l.a to san francisco so broke up the drive by staying here for 1 night, really wish we stayed longer. san luis is great. the hotel was very clean and the staff were great. we were upgraded to an exucitive suite (wedding anniversary) at check in and the guys at...

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Visalia, California
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I changed our hotel reservations from another hotel when I discovered that the rooms in this place had recliners in some of their rooms, and the most accommodating and helpful staff when I made the reservation. We needed a ground floor room (no elevators) and the recliner for medical reasons and the hotel was going to be busy as we...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sands Inn & Suites

Address: 1930 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2616
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $132 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“top floor so no foot traffic above you....”
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“The motel offers rooms more removed from the street that; notwithstanding loud drunken neighbors - would be a quiet option... ahmm.”
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“The king size room has a large vanity area detatched from the large bathroom.”
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“I used handicap accessible room on first floor convenient to pool ad office.”
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“I like the rooms just west of the pool.”
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