Sands Inn & Suites

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
32-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, DVD player

Overview of Sands Inn & Suites

Sands Inn & Suites

2.5 star property

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
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1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo10 min walk
  • Popular LocationFrench Hospital Medical Center18 min walk
  • Popular LocationSan Luis Obispo Superior Court19 min walk
  • AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)12 min drive

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About this area

San Luis Obispo

In the city center, Sands Inn & Suites is in a walkable area with good shopping. Avila Hot Springs and Pismo Beach Pier are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit San Luis Obispo Children's Museum and San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium or Robert A. Mott Athletics Center. Relax and indulge in the area's winery tours and health/beauty spa, or seek out an adventure with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.

What's nearby

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - 10 min walk
  • Performing Arts Center - 17 min walk
  • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens - 18 min walk
  • French Hospital Medical Center - 18 min walk
  • San Luis Obispo Superior Court - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • San Luis Obispo Station - 3 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Frank's Famous Hot Dogs - 7 min walk
  • Splash Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Splash Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Taqueria Santa Cruz Express - 11 min walk
  • Petra - 14 min walk

About this property

Sands Inn & Suites

Motel with free parking, near California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. All 70 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include pillowtop beds, DVD players, and coffee makers.
Sands Inn & Suites offers 70 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

This San Luis Obispo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Free offsite parking

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (2500 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 1 2022 to June 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per stay
Welcoming dogs and cats only
2 per room (up to 50 lbs)
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per stay
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Sands Inn
Sands Inn San Luis Obispo
Sands San Luis Obispo
Sands Hotel San Luis Obispo
Sands Inn And Suites
Sands Inn & Suites Motel
Sands Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo
Sands Inn & Suites Motel San Luis Obispo

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 346 out of 988 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 322 out of 988 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 147 out of 988 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 107 out of 988 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 66 out of 988 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.4/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The shower in our room wasn’t working and no one is at the front desk after about 9pm
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great value
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Paid for a queen size bed, but when I checked in they didnt have any ready so they gave me a king instead. It was very epic.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location staff willing to help
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very close to Cal poly, we were visiting the school. Nice and clean.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022