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The Sands By The Sea

9355 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452, United States
+1 805 927 3243

$105+

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7.7/10 Good
Based on 1,068 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.5
  • 8.5
  • 2.6

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  • Spacious rooms
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Beach nearby

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    The hotel is located just 15 minutes from Hearst Castle on the ocean side of Highway 1, with excellent beach access. The centre of San Simeon is around 7 minutes' drive away, and San Simeon beach is about 5 minutes' drive from the hotel. Piedras Blancas Lighthouse is some 12 minutes' away, Jade Cove around 40 minutes' drive away, and San Luis Obispo around 45 minutes' drive away.The hotel features 33 accommodation units. Guests can take the lift to reach the upper floors quickly and easily. Services and facilities at the hotel include internet access, wireless internet access, a restaurant and a breakfast room. Guests travelling in their own vehicles can make use of the available parking spaces.The hotel offers family rooms, non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms. All rooms feature air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Each accommodation unit features a double bed or a king-size bed. In addition, a fridge, a mini-fridge, a microwave and tea and coffee making equipment are available. An ironing set is also available to guests. Additional features, including internet access, a telephone, a TV and a radio, contribute to a great stay. In each of the bathrooms, guests will find a shower and a bathtub.Sport and leisure options are offered by the hotel and third-party operators. The hotel offers an indoor pool.Breakfast is bookable as a board option.The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • No smoking
    • Business center
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    • Beauty salon
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Air-conditioned
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Wedding services
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    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,068 reviews
    • 9.5 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Food is delicious."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing internet connection."

    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 672 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 9.6 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
      8.1 "Management was excellent, said 81%."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.1 "High comfort."
      8.0 "80% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.3 "83% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 384 reviews
    • 9.4 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.3 "93% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Tasty food."
    • 7.5 "High comfort."
      8.8 "88% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.2 "82% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.5 "75% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 10 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
    Good to know
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Fair breakfast prices"
    "Beach nearby"
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