Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly motel with free breakfast and outdoor pool


This family-friendly Aptos motel is located by the ocean, within a 15-minute walk of Rio Del Mar Beach and Seacliff State Beach. Seascape Golf Club and Aptos History Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Property Features

This motel features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station.

Room Amenities

All 50 rooms offer conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and cable TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, hair dryers, and free toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rio Sands Hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Business-related amenities consist of a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. This family-friendly motel also offers barbecue grills and a picnic area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Rio Sands Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • One meeting room 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 1 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

No elevators

Guests should contact this hotel in advance to request a dishware/utensils kit (surcharge applies). Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Kitchen/kitchenette fee: USD 50 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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