$27 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 28, 2015 Check-out: May 29, 2015

Sands Regency

3 stars
View map of 345 North Arlington Avenue, Reno, NV 89501

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
897 reviews
Quick Trip.

The room is very big but outdated. However, there is a small vanity next to the bathroom. I would... See full review

  • SuperSaverSF
  • Jan 21, 2015
Nice Hotel

I love Sands more then Circus Circus. The room is bigger and bed is more firmer. However, parking... See full review

  • Joey9123
  • Jan 5, 2015
Budget-friendly hotel with casino, pool, restaurants and more

Visiting gamers find both a hotel and casino at the Reno Sands Regency, located in downtown Reno, Nevada. Beyond the casino, guests find a range of modern accommodations and amenities, including a large seasonal pool, a health-club on the penthouse levels, and a Jacuzzi. The Sands Regency also has a choice of dining options on the premises with several restaurants, diners, coffee shops and bars onsite. Planning a business meeting, convention or special event? The property offers space for over 300 guests, plus a wedding chapel.

Reasons to stay
  • Within easy walking distance of downtown Reno attractions and the Truckee River
  • Casino has slots and video poker machines, table games, bingo, sports book and more
  • Wedding chapel, plus meeting and event space for up to 320 guests
  • Select rooms feature views of the mountains and city
  • Live entertainment on weekends at Third Street Bar
Sands Regency Rooms

Sands Regency claims the largest standard rooms in downtown Reno, measuring in at 375 square feet. Guests wanting even more space and amenities like hot tubs, floor-to-ceiling views and spacious living rooms, consider one of the suites. The Presidential Suite in the hotel's Empress Tower is an impressive 1,150 square-feet in size, with views of both the mountains and the city. It consists of a living area complete with two sofas, large screen TV, wet bar and refrigerator, dining table and four chairs, a king bed, Jacuzzi and shower. The Luxury Suite also features both mountain views and views of the city. Over in the Dynasty Tower, the Dynasty Suite includes two doubles or a king bed, and views of the city. The 395 square-foot King Suite comes complete with whirlpool tub and shower. There are also balcony rooms in the Empress Tower. These are 377 square feet and contain two queen beds. Guests can also step out onto large balconies to enjoy the views. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available at the Sands Regency Reno.

Things to do nearby
  • Casino at the Eldorado (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Knitting Factory (0.3 mi/0.4 km)
  • National Bowling Stadium (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • National Automobile Museum (0.6 mi/1 km) 
  • University of Nevada, Reno (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Mt. Rose Ski Area (21.6 mi/34.8 km)
Policies and fees
  • The hotel charges a resort fee of $4.99 USD plus tax. Resort fee includes: Wi-Fi access, health club/fitness centre/sauna access, airport shuttle, covered self-parking, safe deposit box, printing of boarding pass, local and toll-free call, access to seasonal pool, 10% discount on gift items at the gift shop, and $60 USD coupons.
  • Dogs are welcome at the hotel (one pet per stay, up to 50 pounds). Pet fee is $20 USD plus tax per night (above the room rate). This is inclusive of room treatment and carpet cleaning. A $50.00 refundable fee will be charged for potential damage and will be credited back at check-out after room inspection.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Sands Regency Rooms

Tower Room
Guest room with one king or two double beds.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Pet friendly
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center
Casino
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet in room
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Service dogs allowed

Nearby points of interest

  • Knitting Factory: 0.3 mi
  • Wingfield Park Amphitheater: 0.3 mi
  • National Bowling Stadium: 0.4 mi
  • Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Reno Aces Ballpark: 0.6 mi
  • National Automobile Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Nevada Museum of Art: 0.6 mi
  • Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Lawlor Events Center: 1.1 mi
  • Wilbur D. May Center: 1.1 mi
  • Reno Events Center: 1.1 mi
  • University of Nevada, Reno: 1.1 mi
  • Anthropology Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Mackay Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center: 1.2 mi
  • Knitting Factory: 0.3 mi
  • Wingfield Park Amphitheater: 0.3 mi
  • National Bowling Stadium: 0.4 mi
  • Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Reno Aces Ballpark: 0.6 mi
  • National Automobile Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Nevada Museum of Art: 0.6 mi
  • Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Lawlor Events Center: 1.1 mi
  • Wilbur D. May Center: 1.1 mi
  • Reno Events Center: 1.1 mi
  • University of Nevada, Reno: 1.1 mi
  • Anthropology Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Mackay Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center: 1.2 mi
  • Nevada Historical Society: 1.3 mi
  • Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive: 1.3 mi
  • Rancho San Rafael Regional Park: 1.6 mi
  • Virginia Lake Park: 1.8 mi
  • Ultimate Rush Speed & Thrill Park: 1.9 mi
  • Truckee River Walk: 2.1 mi
  • Reno-Sparks Convention Center: 3 mi
  • Sierra Safari Zoo: 8.1 mi
  • Reno Air Racing Association: 9.7 mi
  • Galena Creek Park: 12 mi
  • Mt. Rose Ski Resort: 14.9 mi
  • Animal Ark: 17.8 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Sands has over 12,000 sq ft of banquet and meeting space to fit your needs.

Dining

Arby's/Cabana Cafe
Grab a quick snack at these outlets.
The Buffet at the Sands
Fresh New Flavors Daily. All-you-can-eat Buffet. Open daily at 4pm.
Copa Bar & Grill
Open 4-9 p.m. daily.
The Original Mel's Diner
Enjoy a Melburger, Melfries, or a delicious thick milk shake at this classic favorite. Open 24 hours daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Sands Regency

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
897 out of 897
Amenities:
3.2
Cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
3.8
Comfort:
3.6
Location:
3.8
Value:
4

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Travel Guy 88
NC
Jun 18, 2013

Very comfortable beds, super hot water!

If a good nights rest and hot bath make you happy, then the Sands more than fits the bill. I stayed in a two queen bed room, and both beds have very nice mattresses. I have a bad back, and many hotel beds sag or are either too firm or too soft. These were just right, and I woke up feeling as though I had slept on my home mattress. For the price, it must be the best deal in town, and I like the fact that unlike many hotels in town they do not charge a $9-12/night "resort" fee. Casino is downstairs if you are into that. Location is only two blocks from the main downtown strip, lots of eateries and casinos within a 5-minute walk.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Angelica O.
Business
Stockton
May 20, 2015

Nice

Nice place to stay for a couple days. Staff was really nice. Room smelled good. Was not loud and I was able to sleep

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
desirea w.
Business
N/A
May 19, 2015

overall I would do it again

Overall I would do it again. I paid a lot to stay over night but it was worth it. The wedding was great and so was the staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Schotty23
Business
sacramento
May 8, 2015

room was fine

The room served its purpose. Great value for the money!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nabbo Bhai
Business
N/A
May 1, 2015

Pretty good for the price!

My wife and I stayed for a few days and it was pretty good for the price we paid. Convenient parking and pretty close to the entertainment stuff... wouldn't mind staying there again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Luis S.
Business
N/A
Apr 30, 2015

Horrible hotel!

When I initially arrived there was a problem at check in, Va'a the guest service representative checked us in to the wrong room and repeatedly walked away without excusing herself or an explanation as to why it took an hour to check into our room. Once we were checked in she nor anyone at the front desk apologized for the hour long check in (or an explanation). Once we arrived to our room 1135 there was toothpaste on the bathroom counter, the sink looked as it was just used, the toilet has a leak behind it there was water on the floor, visible mold on the ceiling, the shower head was essentially unusable. I requested late checkout which was granted from the front desk only to be disturbed by housekeeping yelling through the door asking when I was leaving.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Monica M.
Business
Leon
Apr 24, 2015

don't go

They don't keep your reservation, then want you to pay more, the taxes in this page show one price and when you get there another one You cannot say no, since you are already there, rude staff

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Thomas W.
Business
BLOOMINGTON
Apr 16, 2015

trip to bowl

the hotel was a good average place in middle of reno. nothing fancy here but can say everything worked and service good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Oldturk
Business
Penryn
Apr 13, 2015

VA Hospital Stay.

Spent last few years taking my brother to the VA clinics. Coming from Sacramento area we may need to stay one or more nights. Not vacation so looking for cheap. Spent time at whatever hotel was cheapest at the time. Sands became our favorite. Good location. Good on site restaurants. Short walk to downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
trippy girl
Business
Brooklyn
Apr 6, 2015

Burners welcome.

Nice room and sweet pool parties. Stayed before and after the Burn. very accommodating. excellent location, close to restaurants and the other hotels. Very helpful staff with all the dusty bags.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MOHAMMAD R.
Business
N/A
Mar 26, 2015

great location

great location. very good in you are in Reno for pleasure. everything close by. not so good for family travel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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