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    Sands By The Sea Motel

    9355 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9750
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    61 - 65 of 190 reviews

    Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

    Stayed for 1 night on the drive from SF to LA. Nice clean room with cable TV, only thing is it has no bar or restaurant. These are next door at the Best Western but had a lovely meal there. We had a small problem...More

    Thank Bravitar
    Reviewed 25 October 2015

    Good overnight motel with own beach access. Very friendly staff who gave good suggestions for food in Cambria. Large room with free parking just outside, the toilet was slightly outdated (dirty corners), slow wifi Internet, the free continental breakfast is a $3 voucher at the...More

    Thank Gustav A
    Reviewed 23 October 2015

    The Sands by the Sea motel is somewhat outdated which is compensated by the short 400 yard distance from the beach, without crossing the street. Staff is kind and forthcoming. Wifi is complementary, but the bandwidth is limited. There is no airconditioning in the room,...More

    Thank Bert V
    Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

    Stayed here while visiting Hearst Castle . Nice older motel well kept clean would highly recommend. Staff was very friendly and there is a restaurant next-door for breakfast and dinner. The motel gives you a coupon for a free continental breakfast or discount toward a...More

    Thank Rab1957
    Reviewed 8 October 2015

    This is an old, tired motel that would probably be out of business if it weren't close to Hearst Castle, Elephant Seals, etc. The water pressure is a dribble. All the "upgrades" have been done as cheaply as possible. The ceiling fan wouldn't work unless...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • San Simeon
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    Simone C
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
    No. And no room deposit either!
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    RetiredTarheel
    18 July 2015|
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    Response from patrick c | Reviewed this property |
    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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    "Get one overlooking the sea much nicer."
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    "all face busy road but did not find noisy"
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    "Rooms 245 & 245 are the only rooms with an ocean view."
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    "We were in an upstairs room which suited us - nice and quiet."
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