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4.0 out of 5

"Excellent service for a booking made 15 mins before arrival. Restaurant food is excellent. We weren’t there long enough to use the pool and gym but ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 05 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

At Sands by The Sea you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Cambria State Marine Park and San Simeon State Park. Highlights at this beach motel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour gym, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this San Simeon motel, you'll be 6.2 km (3.9 mi) from Hearst Castle.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, No View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$196* Per night/room 21 Aug. - 22 Aug.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, No View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Sands by The Sea ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sands by The Sea

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Excellent service for a booking made 15 mins before arrival. Restaurant food is excellent. We weren’t there long enough to use the pool and gym but fantastic facilities. Staff all exceptionally helpful.

Posted by on 5 Sep. 2019

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3 out of 5

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Property Features

Sands by The Sea offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. The business-friendly Sands by The Sea also features coffee/tea in a common area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a front desk safe. Free self parking is available. This San Simeon motel is smoke free.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , High-speed internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • 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 from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Cavalier Coastal Kitchen - This restaurant is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Spa Services

  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sports massage

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

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

A credit 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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. 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.

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

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

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the motel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • 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.