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Sands by the Sea

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amusement park”(7 reviews)
“heated pool”(6 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsacross the streetamusement parkheated pooltight parking lotconvenience storecoffee maker in the roommid septemberbeach townbed was comfortableoff seasontatearcademotelyorklocaleduffyoffice
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been here before and enjoy our stay every time. We had a nice room with a king bed, our layout was fine. I have to disagree with a previous post. The water pressure in our bathroom was fabulous! The shower was amazing! The...More

Thank bhonoreh
Response from Tate D, Owner at Sands by the SeaResponded 3 days ago

Bhonoreh, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sands. I appreciate your generous review and the things that you had to say about the motel and the staff. My staff is the best and it makes me proud when people draw a source...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room had two queen beds cramped into a space for two doubles. it was barely possible to get around them to the bathroom, which ad no water pressure - didn't dare try the shower. There was no table/desk, and only one chair. Glad to...More

Thank t0mac2013
Response from Tate D, Owner at Sands by the SeaResponded 5 days ago

Firstly, t0mac2013, thank you so very, very much for your honest and kind hearted review. We have several different styles of rooms. If you were not happy with your room specifically, it’s very possible that we could have easily upgraded you or moved you to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean room, heated pool, right across the street from the Atlantic! Bathroom could use an extra shelf or two. Handicapped parking space right in front of the office. Receptionist was friendly and helpful. Nice view from the porch.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Usually here in summer/high season but wanted a quiet weekend away in down time. Still great food and drink nearby with shopping as well and to have top notch clean and comfort in a central locale (at great off season rates) made for a perfect...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We stayed at the end of the summer and won't be going back. This place is very bare bones. The staff were not friendly at all, the room was tiny, bathroom even tinier. The location is excellent, right across from the beach and close to...More

1  Thank Julie B
Response from Tate D, Owner at Sands by the SeaResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Mrs Julie B, This is Tate Duffy, the owner of the sands by the Sea Motel responding to your review. I do not seem to have record of you Mrs Julie B. In regards to your comments: I find your bare bones statement to...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
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Price range
US$124 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$124 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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hlewis113
22 August 2017|
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Response from tbvb0709 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with calling them. Tate is the owner and a very nice guy.
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mnbenedicto
27 May 2017|
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Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question. Unfortunately we are not pet friendly. If you have any other questions please let us know! Have a great day. Paul Roy General Manager
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802mel2014
19 July 2014|
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Response from Tate D | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question, We do still have some availability for this summer. You would want to go on our website or call our reservation line at 207-363-2211. We hope to hear from you soon. Have a wonderful... More
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"first floor is easy access if you can park nearby."
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"Best views from end rooms...great walk out views from office end...."
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"Don't go to York at the end of the summer, everyone who works there is miserable and sick of tourists!"
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"upstairs center gives full view of beach"
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