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Overview of Sands by The Sea

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Beach nearby
Indoor pool
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Sands by The Sea

2 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCambria State Marine Park3 min walk
    Popular LocationSan Simeon State Park7 min walk
    Popular LocationSan Simeon Nature Preserve3 min drive
    AirportPaso Robles, CA (PRB-Paso Robles Municipal)52 min drive

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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Multiple View

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Multiple View

4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

San Simeon

Located in San Simeon, Sands by The Sea is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Moonstone Beach Park and Cambria State Marine Park, while Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay and Cambria Center for the Arts are cultural highlights. With windsurfing and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Guests appreciate the motel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cambria State Marine Park - 3 min walk
  • San Simeon State Park - 7 min walk
  • San Simeon Nature Preserve - 3 min drive
  • William Randolph Hearst State Park - 3 min drive
  • Leffingwell Landing - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 53 min drive

Restaurants

  • Manta Rey — 8 min walk
  • Sebastian Store — 5 min drive
  • The Sea Chest Oyster Bar — 5 min drive
  • Main Street Grill — 6 min drive
  • Old Stone Station — 6 min drive

About this property

Sands by The Sea

Beach motel with a business center
A restaurant, an indoor pool, and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free motel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers. All 33 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and ceiling fans.
Sands by The Sea offers 33 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an indoor pool.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
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

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite channels
  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 150

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free
1 per room

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra 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.

  • Late check-out fee: USD 150 (subject to availability)

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, debit card, or cash deposit 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sands by The Sea and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sands by The Sea offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sands by The Sea cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Sands by The Sea?
As of Apr 14, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sands by The Sea on Apr 15, 2021 start from $79, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Sands by The Sea have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Sands by The Sea pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows pets (limit 1 per room).
How much is parking at Sands by The Sea?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sands by The Sea?
Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Sands by The Sea?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 150 (subject to availability).
Where is Sands by The Sea located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this San Simeon motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cambria State Marine Park and San Simeon State Park. William Randolph Hearst State Park and Leffingwell Landing are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 268 out of 978 reviews
5 - Excellent 27%
Rating 4 - Good. 379 out of 978 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 212 out of 978 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 88 out of 978 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 31 out of 978 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Loved the fire pits and the proximity to the beach!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sands by the sea is a very down scale motel attached with Cavalier resort. We got mislead by amenities which are basically Cavalier’s. Sands by the sea is a 1.5 star, with dirty building and cracked ceilings. It is completely unmaintained, there is no reception even. You will need to walk to Cavalier for everything. Either go for Cavalier or something else like Comfort Inn etc at same price point but atleast better bed and stable looking building.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hospitality amazing service I will return
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
San
Great amenities. We'll be back.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

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