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By a verified traveler on Mon 05 Oct 2020

Hotel Description

Beach motel with free breakfast in San Simeon

Steps from the beach

Your stay at this San Simeon motel places you within a 10-minute walk of Cambria State Marine Park and San Simeon State Park. San Simeon Nature Preserve and William Randolph Hearst State Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

A restaurant and an indoor pool are featured at this motel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 33 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and ceiling fans.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Multiple View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$79* Per night/room May 17 - May 18

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Multiple View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sands by The Sea ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sands by The Sea

Everyone (11) Couples (2) Family (2)
2 out of 5
I liked the outdoor activities they had. I didn’t like that you have to check in at the hotel next door and the restaurant staff was the rudest I’ve ever came across. I will not be staying here or recommending it to anyone. Our room had a huge black widow on the ceiling and the toilet leaked for the 3 days we were there. They never offered to switch rooms.

Posted by on Apr 10, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 13, 2020

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5 out of 5
Ocean Access!! Breakfast vouchers Great price!! Family Friendly

Posted by , from Reedley Ca on Oct 5, 2020

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4 out of 5
The firepit down by the beach was nice. Rooms facing the road experience traffic noise.

Posted by , from San Diego on Jun 14, 2020

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5 out of 5
The fire pits by the beach and seating to watch the coast made the trip. Direct beach access and walking trails were wonderful.

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019

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4 out of 5
Wish they had coffee at the lobby earlier than 7 am. Lace is clean. Staff very very very nice

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. The business-friendly Sands by The Sea also features an indoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available. This San Simeon motel is smoke free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) (67.5 km / 42 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sands by The Sea offers 33 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

Sands by The Sea has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an indoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 1 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: USD 150 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sands Sea Condo San Simeon
  • Sands Sea San Simeon
  • Sands By The Sea Hotel San Simeon
  • Sands Hotel San Simeon
  • Sands Motel San Simeon
  • Sands Sea Motel San Simeon
  • Sands Sea Motel
  • Sands Sea
  • Sands by The Sea Motel
  • Sands by The Sea San Simeon
  • Sands by The Sea Motel San Simeon

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.