Pros: I had a very enjoyable stay at the Sands Motel. It's an older property, but everything was in working condition. If you're looking for a quick place to stay for the night, it's a good value.
Pros: Needed a place to sleep and a shower ... this worked and the price was right .
Pros: The cost was the main factor for choosing the Sands.
Cons: The WI-FI really didn't work and there was no cell phone coverage at this location. Had to drive a few blocks to get a signal. The price reflects what we got but.
Pros: I like to stay in off-beat hotels and this one fit the bill. For the most part; it was fine, the staff was nice though I did not interact with them too much.
Cons: The TV was not connected.
Pros: Location on old route 66 was ok.
Cons: The bathroom was not very clean. The hotel likely had its last update sometime in the 70s. The walls were paper thin.
Pros: Clean room and bathroom, internet access, free ice machine, coffee and donuts in the morning, and kind responsive host available 24 hours in the office. All for very low price.
Pros: I thought the room decor was charming and it had everything. I loved the old fashioned details and the owner was fantastically kind, helpful and polite even when we arrived late at night. The breakfast was also very nice!
Pros: It is cheap and clean. Everything worked. Perfect for a traveller who just needs to sleep.
Cons: Old, clearly vintage, a little cramped.
Pros: Great value for the price plus it is a genuine Route 66 motel. This was my 3rd time!
Cons: Walls are thin but to be expected at an economy price.
Pros: For the price, I found that this little motel had a room that was updated and was clean, good shower, bed was comfortable, wifi and a new TV and matched in quality to higher priced motels in New Mexico.
Great motel that harkens back to the motor hotels of yesteryear. Route 66 is full of motels that have succumbed to the fancy hotels just off the freeways and those in the old downtowns of so many towns like Grants have folded. So neat to see that some, like the Sands have refused to be boarded up. Elvis Presley stayed here at the Sands and one of the rooms happily states that fact on the door. We enjoyed our stay a lot!!
Pros: Staff was very friendly with check-in and for information.
The hotel is pet-friendly and within walking distance of a good Mexican restaurant, which, however, closes very early. There are plenty of decent dining options, but for later-evening non-fast-food service, you have to go a few miles to Milan.
Pros: It's a vintage 1950s era motel with a few updates, such as an in-room refrigerator, a microwave, and WiFi. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean, and the staff was very polite. The price cannot be beat!
Cons: If I had known that trains run all night long, and that Grants is basically a truck stop now, I might have selected a different place to stay (i.e., not Grants). However, given that it is very convenient to the Malpais, it was still fine.
Cons: Breakfast was lacking. Ran out of waffle batter so basically cold cereal. The arrangement of the breakfast area was not a good lay out. Too crowded in the area where food was
Pros: No complaints! So far the best room we stayed at traveling from PA to CA.
Pros: Room was clean and the usual equipment was in working order. A totally serviceable motel at a good price.
Breakfast was the usual cold cereal / toast / waffle machine. I was in the mood for a hot breakfast, so I didn't try it, just went out to breakfast instead.
Cons: Exterior of building was a little grubby.
I had trouble getting the wifi to work reliably (the network with the strongest signal didn't work with the password we got).
They seem to have some IT issues with reservations made through Kayak / Expedia / etc which made check-in take a little longer. Slightly annoying but not really a problem.
Cons: Assigned a second floor room, no elevator, bringing up luggage is difficult. The entry, and hallway carpeting is disgustingly filthy, the grounds and building are shabby. The room was dated but clean, the bed comfortable and clean, plumbing needs work.
Cons: Stairs and halls were very dirty. No elevator which was difficult for older customers to carry luggage.
Pros: Nothing it a 1 star or lower no ac bed was kick
Cons: Everything was bad
Pros: It was very clean
Cons: My rate was the same as the person who just walked in.
Pros: Clean room, great breakfast, and friendly staff.
Pros: Quiet and clean except for bedspread. Breakfast was good.
Cons: Bedspread had a stain on it. (GROSS) Our bathroom floor was at a slant. toilet was on a slant. Tile was cracked where the slant started half way across the bathroom. Breakfast was good but gravy would have been appreciated.
Pros: Heater in room was not consistent. Temp went up and down!
Pros: Very friendly staff and manager. Good quality breakfast in the morning. The room was clean, the carpet was in good condition and the bed was comfortable.
Cons: The pet friendly rooms were an issue for us. both rooms next to ours had pets (4 dogs 4 cats) It was not an easy night since we are very allergic to cats. Next time we'll ask the question.
Cons: Breakfast items were not well maintained as more people came in. This was because they were causing a housekeeper to both work on rooms and attend to the breakfast items. She just couldn't keep up. Not her fault. The oom was only average
Pros: the best location to access hiway. the room was good for the price. hard to find a plece to bite near.
Cons: not i can't think of it as rate is lower than others.
Pros: The front desk clerk was very friendly.
Cons: We changed rooms 3 times due to poor heating. It was 9 degrees outside.
Pros: Convenient location for my destination - the front desk clerk was so friendly when we checked in and do cheerful was great to see a nice friendly face !
Pros: Friendly staff, comfortable bed
Cons: Breakfast needs improvement.
Cons: That it was smoke free. I wasn't as comfortable as I could have been.
Cons: Yes....took 6 hours to warm up room when we got there so 1 year old did not sleep all night. It was 9 degrees outside so the room was around 40 degrees when we got there.
Pros: Breakfast was good but not not enough seating.
Cons: Waters presser in shower was not enough to take a shower bed was very uncomfortable
Pros: The personnel are really the best--friendly and efficient.
Cons: the guys upstairs making so much noise.
Pros: Location is right off The interstate
Cons: Breakfast was not good at all.
Pros: Marlene and Michelle went out of their way to accommodate requests. Thanks.
Pros: Lovely clean,large room, very comfortably furnished; helpful personnel at front desk