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Sands Inn & Suites

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“waffles”(20 reviews)
“free breakfast”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviewswafflesfree breakfastupgraded to a suiteheated poolmotel stylestay there againfront desk staffspacious roombooked this hotelking bedpaso roblesthursday nightmini fridgeupon checkfarmers marketcookiespismo beach
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

My son and his girlfriend took the train to San Luis Obispo from San Diego yesterday and arrived in SLO late in the evening without a booked hotel room. Since I knew the area very well and was familiar with the Sands Inn & Suites...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to give it a try since we were visiting at Cal Poly (which is literally a mile away). Great close location to downtown as well but we were so surprised by the large room. We had two queens with table and desk, refrig and...More

2  Thank Denapriser
Reviewed 25 April 2017

very nice clean hotel. drive up parking. heated pool. wonderful breakfast. internet slower if your room is away from lobby. walk only 20 min from downtown. brewery and food just steps away. recommended if the price is right. high weekend room rates. meutermedia

2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had booked a 3 night stay at this hotel, and, personally, I was a bit worried about this prior to our stay. What if it was dreadful, WiFi not working, breakfast rubbish etc etc. We didn't need to worry though. It was clean and...More

3  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay. The room was large and clean. We had 2 beds. Breakfast was included. The pool is heated.We had to carry our luggage to the second floor. The hotel clerk did offer to carry our bags for us.;

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Pool
Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
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US$115 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$115 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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danielleleeturner
5 December 2017|
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Response from flyawayjes |
We had 2 queen beds for a family of 4 I believe. Would depend on the ages of the kids (if you could put theee in bed together or if 2 could go together and 1 in with you). If so, it’d be ok for a stopover but a bit cramped... More
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Pamela K
23 August 2016|
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Response from Bumppa1146 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with WowPeter. However, I've called or e-mailed the hotel and asked for early arrival and they always arrange for it..........so, do that.
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Kassie L
25 July 2016|
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"top floor might be less noisy."
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