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Sands Motel

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“donuts”(8 reviews)
“historic route”(6 reviews)
“the main drag”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsdonutshistoric routethe main dragcereal milkgreat historythe wifi worked finenight's sleepgreat priceneon signrooms are largeroom was clean and comfortableel cafecitolow priceconvenient locationplenty of hot waterfree continental breakfastcontinental divide
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a GREAT MOTEL! Its an older "mom and pop" local motel, built in the 1950s during the era when Grants NM billed itself as "the uranium capital of the world." The uranium fields are at Poison Canyon, 20 miles NW of town on...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at the Sands. The staff are very friendly, helpful and make you feel very welcome. This is a no frills motel but, the rooms were clean and quiet we felt very safe so no worries about that....More

1  Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

It wasn't a bad experience. I'ts a no thrills $30 an night place to sleep. The room was outdated but serviceable. There was a chair in the corner of the room that was very dirty and stained. They should either clean it up or get...More

Thank Charthorn
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Looking for a less expensive place to stay ...this is it. People are so nice and helpful. IT is all part of Route 66. Famous people have stayed here. It is very retro/vintage if you enjoy that. We liked that we could pull up to...More

Thank beinsrx
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I was on a road trip & wanted cheap, one night sleepover spots & chose Mom&Pop places. The reviews were good enough for the purpose. I wasn’t expecting 4star, but I don’t know if I just got a bad room (#121) or what? There was...More

Thank Brandi R
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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$38 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$38 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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katmckee
1 July 2016|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I believe the earliest you can check in is usually 3:00 PM. But they are really sweet about late check ins!
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BlueFox_13
15 May 2016|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is. I would ask the owner where she'd like you to park. This was an EXCELLENT place.
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"Park your car directly in front of your room."
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"quiet and safe lighting easy access to room"
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"Room 123 was once occupied by Elvis!"
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