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Reviewed 19 October 2014

Although while we were there it was not busy there is limited parking. The staff was friendly and the layout of the motel was nice. The best part of the motel is it's location. We stayed for two nights in one of the balcony ocean view rooms. Simply put the room was in bad need of an update! The balcony...

1Thank CaptTroy
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My 'Tribe' has been to the Sands a few dozen times over the past 30 years or so. It is a wonderful reminder of a time when the pace of life was a little slower...a little more personal...a little less pretentious and filled with 'fluff'. The Sands is as much 'luxury' as I personally can handle. All my kids (5...

2Thank Tom_Agg
Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 12 August 2014

All though much cheaper rates than most the saying you pay for what you get stands here. I loved the layout of the motel, management staff, free ice, but I just could not get over the dirty room, pool, bathroom, fridge. Our air conditioner could not keep up with the daily temperatures but at night no to bad. The shower...

2Thank tncbucfan
Valrico, FL
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Remember those trips in the old woody your family would take to the cabins on a lake in michigan? Well this is the Florida version. Reasonable prices, clean and very family oriented. Kitchenette. We have been having family reunions here for 10 years. Short trip to beach or use the pool. Bring the grill if you can and stock the...

Thank collegeorbust10
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This apartment/hotel was built in 1947. It still looks like 1947, and there was a definite moldy smell. Those things aside, it had fresh paint, and a certain charm. It reminded me of my Aunt's house when I was a kid. People were super friendly, and the guests used the outdoor spaces, instead of being holed up inside. We had...

Thank cozmicallygood
Richmond Hill, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My family stayed at The Sands for 4 days in room 124. I loved the vintage appeal of the place. It was right on the beach, and my kids loved being able to head to the beach anytime we felt like it. The beach is beautiful and right there! If is certainly a perfect location. The rates are reasonable and...

4Thank Riann W
Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 April 2014

You know what they say....location, location, location. And this place is the best. It's right on the beach and has a beautiful view. The hotel itself is OK. There were only a few things that were disappointing but there were plenty that was good. First the good: We stayed in room 114. It's the last room closest to the beach...

5Thank Tina Z
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I have stayed at the Sands several times in the past and was quite happy with the place. Reasonable prices, relatively clean and nice people who work there. In particular is Harry who works the front desk and is always ready to help. Oh yes, Its a BEAUTIFUL spot on the Beach. Joyce Librant

3Thank Joysea923
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We were in room 115 right at the pool. Perfect spot. If you have kids and plan to spend time at the pool make sure to get a poolside room. The room itself was OK. The kitchen had plates, bowls, toaster, microwave, stove a a full size fridge (they will supply you with dish clothes and towels if you request...

2Thank SRisdahl
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 5 August 2013

First of all, this is a fantastic location. It's "on" the beach (but don't forget that the stretch of beach to the water is about half a football field). The pool area is really nice. The rooms themselves are quite dated. Kind of funny and charming actually. The corner rooms (201 and 207) are HUGE. They have 2 double beds,...

3Thank AegisRose

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Sands of Treasure Island

Address: 11800 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, FL 33706
Region: United States > Florida > Treasure Island
Price Range: $126 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sands of Treasure Island 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“ask to be by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles _debi_thompson, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For best views of ocean, get 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in rooms near pool, sign says closed at 10 but very rowdy people at midnight.”
 of 5 bubbles Out_of_towner448, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check the room before you pay”
  • Stay next door you will get the same view at a better price
  • No dish soap dirty dishes and toaster was melted around the edges
  • I would be ashamed if my bathroom was left like this.
  • You can buy a new one of these at home depot for 10 $
  • Nothing a 1$ tube of caulking wont help
  • Nothing a 1$ tube of caulking wont help
  • Can see through to the outside that is how the bugs get in.
 of 5 bubbles karenjb2013, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room has been great for us.”
 of 5 bubbles 552sandral, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
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