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Sands Motel

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 5 August 2015

First of all, appearances are often deceiving. This motel is located in the downtown area of a wonderful city and has walking access to several charming restaurants, pubs, shops, and a fantastic little movie theatre. Sure, it looks seedy, but the beds are actually VERY comfortable and the rooms are clean. The staff is accommodating and polite. Unfortunately, the cost...

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2Thank William B
Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Stayed one night. The motel is convenient and within walking distance to downtown Ottawa. On the I&M trail, thus great if you are hiking or biking. It was clean and not bad for the ,money. Would stay again.

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1Thank Joe M
Manhattan, Illinois
Reviewed 19 October 2014

What this place has going for it are its incredibly low rates, proximity to River and Starved Rock attractions, clean, comfortable beds, microwave and fridge, and a pop machine. Was not thrilled by the outside doors, lack of coffee anywhere on the premises, lack of shampoo, hard pillows, skimpy towels and washcloths, and overall appearance of carpeting and bathroom. The...

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5Thank roadtripmajik
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2014

we paid $44.40 for our night in this motel and we were almost dreading walking through the door but we were pleasantly suprised it was better than some hotels that we had paid twice as much for. The a/c was a little noisy but at least it worked!!

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Address: 1215 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2022
Region: United States > Illinois > Ottawa
Number of rooms: 46

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?