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Bradford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had not seen a motel for a very long time soooo we stopped at the first one we finally came to. It was a place to lay our heads and rest and it was really inexpensive but the lady would only give us ONE bath towel. The heater was difficult to work. The lady came to help us figure...

Thank Sheila D
Betty W, Manager at Sands Motel & RV Park, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't like our motel. Yes it is older,built in 1952. I find it hard to understand that you have never seen a wall heater. Maybe they don't have them there but we still use them here. As for the TV it is Direct TV I found that the remote had quit .Some times the high winds do blow...

Joliet, Illinois
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Motel was OK for a quick night stay. Room took a long time to get warm. There is a heater on the wall. Never saw that before. Motel is a little worse for wear, but was clean and pet friendly. Off of highway 54 just before you enter the town of carizozo. A bit noisy from the trucks going down...

Thank Rosemary D
Betty W, General Manager at Sands Motel & RV Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Yes we are an older Motel .It was built in 1952.we are working on everything as time and money permits. As for the trucks and trains I agree with you 100%.I have called railroad a number of times but they will just hang up on me. One of these days you ill hear on news...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Located at the edge of the the small town of Carrizozo it is next to HWY 54 and the tracks. This is for the RV park only: Great WiFi, the one bathroom/shower is basic (shower nice). Water, electricity and sewer hookups. The town is walkable and has a few restaurants.

2Thank andy h
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Booked "last room" on booking.com. When we arrived, asked for a room with one bed instead of two. No problem, we were there early and motel was only half full. Only twelve rooms total. Reservations kept with pencil and paper. I would suggest booking direct for best room selection and price. No vacancy sign was on the next morning, so...

3Thank SkinnyDDS
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We pulled in fairly late but the staff knew we were coming and waited up. Very friendly and well worth the stay-we just needed a place to parka with hook ups and we were gone the next morning on our way to visit the valley of fires and the nearby petroglyphs. The bathroom was cold but the water was plenty...

4Thank Christy B
Reviewed 6 October 2012 via mobile

The clerk at the desk, who happened to be the owners son, was very nice and let us use his fax for free. Room was very clean but outdated. Train went by twice but otherwise very quiet. We would definately stay again. Much better than dealing with the chain hotels.

3Thank WVdar
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 September 2012

The Owner was very accomodating, offering advice on where to eat and things to see in the area or nearby. The room was very clean and comfortable and really made me feel at home. I think the only reason it wasn't pascked is that people don't know what a wonderful value it is and the Motel's lack of marketing to...

2Thank bachukles
San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 November 2011

This motel was recommended to us by a local resident that we encountered at the Post Office. He said that this is where he has visiting family stay when he has no room at his home. Turned out to be a good bargain,. A decent room, microwave, mini-fridge, satellite TV, and a large bathroom, This is a railroad town. There...

6Thank ChoiceTraveler60750

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 22 RV sites & 12 rooms, a/c, wifi, Single rooms have king size bed. Doubles have 2 queens.All rooms clean and comfortable. Coffee pot,microwave and frig in rooms, Laundry mat available small charge per load 22 Pull troughs 2 restrooms with free showers for RV guest we are pet friendly no pet deposits required Friendly staff check in any time after 2pm ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands Motel & RV Park

Address: 1400 Central Ave, Hwy 54 S, Carrizozo, NM 88301
Region: United States > New Mexico > Carrizozo
Price Range: $69 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sands Motel & RV Park 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?