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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2013

booked the hotel blindly in hotwire, it is surprisely very good. the environment is peacefully quiet, staff is very nice. my parents thought the hotel is 4 star, my kid loves the swimming pool. it will definitely be my first choice in the area.

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coalinga
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Our stay for so wonderful and pleasant. The staff were so accommodating and friendly. The hot breakfast was great. We were able to walk to downtown San Luis Obispo from hotel location. The hotel is a older hotel but has been updated and is very clean.

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

Hello sherree28, Thank you for taking a moment to let other travelers know how your stay went at the Sands Inn & Suites. We are happy that you enjoyed the hot breakfast and that you had a chance to take a stroll downtown. It sure is a beautiful walk. Thank you also for noticing the cleanliness — our housekeeping staff...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We stopped in SLO on our way up the coast to San Francisco. After inspecting all of the motels on the main strip, we decided on Sands as likely to be the best value for money. It was in the middle of the price ranges, above Travel Lodge and Best Western. The rooms are VERY basic, but serviceable. One thing...

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

Greetings Stanleythemanly, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with other travelers. We appreciate the frank feedback, as keen observations by guests are a great tool for improvement. I am sorry the noise from the fridge disturbed you. We will look into that. Thank you also for the compliments about our breakfast and service — improving those two areas has been...

Davis, CA
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We got in late at night and left in the morning after breakfast. Staff was friendly late at night. Room was clean. Quiet. Bed was comfortable. Water was hot enough. Close to Cal Poly. Breakfast was included and was decent. the facilities overall are older but fine. What more could you want?

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Burlingame, California
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Went there Apri 20 for one night with my family. Was the only place available and the assistant manager charged me $219 for a suite. The air conditioninng was making a seeping sound like a gas chamber, floors are not attached to the subfloor and squeek, food for breakfest is gross, and water tempature changes while taking a shower. Stay...

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1Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 18 April 2013

The general manager Matt is super awesome but so is the whole staff that I've encountered. The house keeping is friendly. You know what, I've just never experienced service like this in all my travels, you be your own judge and tell me of I'm full of it!

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Reviewed 18 April 2013

We are from Texas and the staff was more then willing to give us recommendations for the best resturaunts and how to get to the beach. They even printed out maps for us:) Thank you for making our stay so amazing!!!

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

Hi Granthamjacy! I remember your party well. You guys rock! I’m delighted you all had a good stay here at the Sands and in California in general. Come back to San Luis Obispo anytime; you’ll always have friendly faces waiting to greet you at the Sands Inn & Suites. Warm Regards, Matthew F. Wilkins General Manager

Eureka, CA
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This place was quiet, clean and inexpensive plus they take pets. We like this style of motel where you park at your door. Not a bad walk to downtown. Very pleasant and peaceful motel with staff was friendly and helpful. We will definitely come back.

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Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

This was the first stop on a road trip and we were impressed. Our kids loved this place s they had a heated pool, a huge collection of DVDs to borrow and a breakfast buffet. The rooms were spacious and clean with well maintained fittings and furniture. Wifi included was great too.

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Reviewed 2 April 2013

Great hotel with even better staff. Jason greeted us with warm cookies as we entered the lobby. Then as soon as I had mentioned my name, I was told that I was upgraded to a King room and handed a pet basket for my dog. His basket included his own towel, a large sheet for him to sleep on, and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • 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: $138 - $309 (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....”
LinetteP578, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The motel offers rooms more removed from the street that; notwithstanding loud drunken neighbors - would be a quiet option... ahmm.”
Capt-R0N, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The king size room has a large vanity area detatched from the large bathroom.”
marisa2222016, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I used handicap accessible room on first floor convenient to pool ad office.”
thomasz422, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I like the rooms just west of the pool.”
Bumppa1146, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
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