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Sands Hotel

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The Sands Hotel in Maroubra offers the perfect 3.5 star (AAA Rated) accommodation base for exploring the wonderful Eastern Beaches of Sydney. We are like a friendly, first rate country motel and pub - only ours is just 20 minutes from both the centre of Sydney City and the airport! The Sands Hotel Motel consists of 15 rooms, all with free WIFI, ensuite, balcony, reverse-cycle air-conditioning, fridge, kettle, toaster, free tea and coffee, flat screen digital TV's (with over 20 channels to choose from) and daily servicing. Our Deluxe rooms are larger and are positioned to the quieter rear of the building, away from the street. Some Deluxe rooms are available with inter-connecting doors; ideal for large families (please call to check availability). All our rooms are on the first floor (up a short flight of stairs), with the Bistro, bar, function room and bottleshop on the ground floor. We are a friendly, family-run pub in the South Maroubra Shopping Village. We are community minded, and committed to providing a fun, safe and family friendly venue with great value meals from our Bistro, and well-maintained facilities in our motel and bar. There's ping-pong, darts, pool and arcade games, KENO, TAB and of course... really good beer.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I was apprehensive about the hotel when we arrived but was pleasantly surprised after checking in. The hotel and our family room were clean and tidy, the staff are super friendly and helpful. There is a little shopping mall right next door, easy access to a city bus and the
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Response from Sandy S, Owner at Sands Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back next time!
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Property's Favourite Review
We took a group of teenage rugby girls to play in a comp. the rooms were clean, comfy beds, toaster, fridge, crockery & cutlery meant we could do our own brekkie. The staff were friendly helpful & relaxed. It is a pub with patrons drinking in the bar but we all felt very
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Response from Chris C, Manager at Sands Hotel
Responded 3 Dec 2018
You are so, so welcome. Thank you for the 5 star review! See you next time. :) Gina Hooper Licensee
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Rooms are clean,comfortable and roomy. Staff very friendly/helpful and Bistro food was great. Bonus having a laundry to use whilst travelling and shops next door. Hotel is in great location, walking distance to Maroubra beach and short drives to others Plenty of free parking.
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Response from Chris C, General Manager at Sands Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Room is pretty standard but got everything you need. Chris on the desk is a top bloke, cleaner is friendly and the bottle shop attendant was a diamond geezer too. Chow looked okay in the bistro and the tinnies were sehr kalt!
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Response from Chris C, General Manager at Sands Hotel
Responded 5 Dec 2018
Legend. Thank you.
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We had booked Sands for the end of our adventure in Australia and we actually liked it. Let me explain we are an older couple so arriving to hear very loud cheering and shouting at the bar made us think what had we done. We walked through and hey it was ok. We found reception
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Response from Chris C, General Manager at Sands Hotel
Responded 3 Dec 2018
Thank you so much for your lovely review! We try to be as clear as possible in all our advertising that our motel is above a functioning pub, and am happy to hear that you enjoyed the local flavour downstairs. The 'Table of Knowledge' has been singing Zippedy-Doo-Dah at exactly 6pm on a Tuesday night for the better part of 30 years. Sometimes they add an extra verse, and sometimes they branch out into a different arrangement - but you can more or less set your clock by them. We have plans to address the current 'Kiosk Keith' reception in the new year, so the next time you come we will have a dedicated Motel Reception area. We look forward to welcoming you then! Kind Regards, Chris
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Standard Double Room
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"It is quiet at night, don't judge a book by its cover, give it a chance"
"rooms nearer stairwell are quieter"
"Book back room as I think it would be quieter"
"Walking distance to the beach and convenient to the Maroubra area South East of Sydney Airport about $28 Uber ride."
"Get one of the larger rooms - small one was tight for 3 people."
US$103 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater SydneyRandwickMaroubra
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