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Sands Resort
Ranked #30 of 41 Hotels in Hampton
Saugus
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Reasonable Rates-Great Service”
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Made a last minute reservation online for a room for the next day. Rates extremely reasonable-especially for middle of July! Hotel is also year round living for a number of people. Met some very nice, friendly people who live there year round. We did have a couple minor problems; one while checking in & problem with Air Conditioner freezing up; both situations were handled quickly & efficiently by the girl @ the front desk, Brittany without any hesitation or problems. She made sure we were happy with our room. Brittany was very friendly & pleasant all thru our stay. Even helping us book for an additional night @ the last minute. This hotel is very quiet & set back from the main street of Hampton but still only a block from the beach. Would recommend this hotel & would stay there again. Plenty of parking and great access to all of Hampton Beach! Thanks Brittany!!!

Room Tip: All rooms are quiet & have private balconies --which is great!
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2012

We’ve booked a week at this hotel, based on our previous experience, despite the bad reviews on the internet. The location is very convenient and price is good… but the hotel needs a complete “makeover” for the sake of their usual clients at least.
Also, one of the guys at their front desk was not nice at all, definitely needs more "training"...A smile and a “good day” will not kill anyone.
I am not sure if we’ll come back if the hotel remain the same.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

Recently i booked this hotel for a night stay. The price was fairly cheaper compare to other hotels available in the place. The place had pool with Jacuzzi. However please do not go thinking that it is just a night stay. I read a few complaints of having bed bugs, but i did not believe it. After my stay at the resort, i am telling you the truth there is bed bugs. I could not sleep the whole night. I still have marks on my body. I stayed in Room 304. In addition to that the bed was not even cleaned well. You could see hair in the pillow and bed sheets. Do not stay in this room. I am never going back to this place in my life.

Room Tip: do not stay in room 304 it has bed bugs.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Dirty ripped sheets. Sticky substance on carpet (I never took off my flip flops) tub was gross shower head covered in mold. Could go on and on........... don't get sucked in its nothing like a resort. The jacuzzi was filled with sand and after seeing how the room was kept there was no way we were going in there.

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank shelly850
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We booked a room for a Saturday night. We payed $ 200. We have never stayed in such a dump in our entire lives (50 years). I was shocked by how dirty the suite (ha ha) was. I was to afraid to sit on the couch and subsequently sat on a sheet. The same thing with the bed, scary. The pillowcases were stained with what looked like blood. The tables were not clean and we were afraid to take off our shoes. There was no shampoo and one tiny bar of soap. The deck was covered with green mold, as well as the five dollar deck chairs. I would honestly sleep in my car then ever step foot in that dump again. For $ 200. we left feeling completely ripped off :(

Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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NH
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Stayed one night while attending a show at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.. check- in was a breeze and because my friend had stayed before, they discounted the already reasonable room rate even more! The location is superb. One block from the beach with a partial ocean view from our room. A very short walk to the Casino Ballroom also. The suite itself could use some updating of bedding and linens but it was very clean and worked just fine for us. Bifg bonus was the full size fridge and kitchenette. If staying for more than a night or two would need to bring some essentials like paper towels, dish detergent and maybe some utensils. No coffee maker but there is a microwave to boil your own water. Staff was very friendly- I believe it is family owned. will definitely stay there again!

Room Tip: Ask for higher floor and ocean view if possible
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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Avon, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2012

I cannot believe this place has the word "resort" in it! The hotel is very run down and the room itself was dirty, smelled like stale cigarettes and the balcony was a view of a public parking lot. This is not a place to bring children! We opened up the couch which turned into a bed and the mattress was full of stains and something black. I was horrified and so was my son. We paid $250 for this room and manager was awful to us. Completely rude and claimed he has brand new mattresses in the back. The room should have been ready ahead of time that is what we are paying for!!! Once I saw that mattress, I was in tears and by myself with my two children. Thanks to a smartphone, a crayon and the only piece of paper I could find, I started calling other hotels until a found a room. My kids and I went to see it first lest it be worse. They showed us the room and my son looked at me and said "much better mom". That was all I needed to hear. We went back to get our things and that is when we had awful exchange with manager who hollered at two of his staff to investigate the room and guess what?, they agreed with all my complaints but when I called first thing Monday morning the manager was in the background dictating to his staff person there would be no refund because they tried to do everything they could! I only asked for half ($125) back. don't bring kids here!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Sands Resort

Property: Sands Resort
Address: 32 Ashworth Avenue, Hampton, NH 03842
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Hampton
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 41 Hotels in Hampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Sands Hotel Hampton

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