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Sands By The Sea Motel

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Room smelled like body odor, as if someone had slept on the bed and had BAD BO. Long black hair found IN the bed on the 2nd day of our stay, I'm blonde so it wasn't mine. Noisy (from highway), dirty room. Management did not care our room was unsatisfactory and would not provide
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My family and I stayed here 1 night for a quick trip down the coast to San Simeon to visit Hearst Castle. I would rate this motel closer to a 3 star rather than a 2 star. Nothing fancy and the room is average for the price but it is a nice, comfortable, dog friendly motel. We
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Great service! Great staff! Will come here again for sure! We reserved 3 rooms and checked in late. The gentleman at the desk put all our rooms next door without even asking. The free breakfast is at the restraunt next door at the sister property and is fantastic! You can use
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Amazing hotel by the sea. Awesome outside fire pits and sand games. Indoor pool and gym as well as whale watching teloscope. AWESOME service! We found a better deal online than what they gave us and they matched the price immediately. I would definitely recommend this amazing
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This was a very good location to stop at on our way out of Big Sur. Elephant seals were also 15 minutes down the road. Kids has fun with the giant lawn games. We also picked up our breakfast and ate it out on the ocean which was nice. Yes, the “free” breakfast is only a muffin,
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King Bed
is there a resort fee for this hotel?
No. And no room deposit either!
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Is breakfast included?
We had a voucher to use in the other hotels restaurant for a continental breakfast was good.
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What is the parking situation at the hotel for guests? Fee?
Free and not a problem. Actually that and the fact that this hotel is right on the ocean sold me on it..... Great value!
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How far from Hearst Castle
I concur with the previous answers--about 4 miles, or 5 minutes by car.
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"2nd level safer"
"Second floor rooms will see sunset, regardless of Ocean view, & can sleep with windows open, weather permitting."
"If you want an ocean view, book at different motel. We stayed on the first floor and did not have problems with noise from upstairs."
"There are 2 buildings located in parallel. One closest to the road with a view to the other part and one overlooking the garden / beach."
"Ask for a room with a view of the ocean"
US$77 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan Simeon
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