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    Sands By The Sea Motel

    9355 Hearst Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9750
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    Overview
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good45%
    • Average34%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 23 October 2015

    The Sands by the Sea motel is somewhat outdated which is compensated by the short 400 yard distance from the beach, without crossing the street. Staff is kind and forthcoming. Wifi is complementary, but the bandwidth is limited. There is no airconditioning in the room,...More

    Thank Bert V
    Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

    Stayed here while visiting Hearst Castle . Nice older motel well kept clean would highly recommend. Staff was very friendly and there is a restaurant next-door for breakfast and dinner. The motel gives you a coupon for a free continental breakfast or discount toward a...More

    Thank Rab1957
    Reviewed 8 October 2015

    This is an old, tired motel that would probably be out of business if it weren't close to Hearst Castle, Elephant Seals, etc. The water pressure is a dribble. All the "upgrades" have been done as cheaply as possible. The ceiling fan wouldn't work unless...More

    Thank WesternTraveler_9
    Reviewed 22 September 2015

    Stopped here on the way up the coast, and got a room before they all filled up with Hearst Castle visitors and other folks like me enjoying the scenic central coast. San Simeon is basically a wide spot on the road between Hearst Castle and...More

    Thank Explorer238
    Reviewed 17 September 2015

    This is a small hotel next door to its sister hotel, Best Western. There is a second floor in case stairs are a problem. Room was large and quiet, but we had a view of the Best Western's room out our window. No air conditioning,...More

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    2,747 reviews
    #1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
     
    San Simeon Lodge
    781 reviews
    #2 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
     
    Sea Breeze Inn
    508 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
     
    The Morgan at San Simeon
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    #4 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • US$110 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in San Simeon
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • San Simeon
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    Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
    No. And no room deposit either!
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    18 July 2015|
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    Response from patrick c | Reviewed this property |
    Free and not a problem. Actually that and the fact that this hotel is right on the ocean sold me on it..... Great value!
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    "all face busy road but did not find noisy"
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    "Rooms 245 & 245 are the only rooms with an ocean view."
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    "We were in an upstairs room which suited us - nice and quiet."
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    "Avoid first floor rooms, you need to keep the windows open and there are people walking around til late at..."
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