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Sands Inn & Suites

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It's an OK motel. Very thin walls in my suite but I had the cheapest. Hot tub is not hot. Staff is friendly and breakfast is decent.

The staff went out of there way to be helpful. They came to our room to help us connect to wifi. The room was nice and the bed comfortable.

I was looking to get out of town for a bit and just wanted a place that was close to some fun things at the coast, clean and comfortable, but not crazy expensive. This hotel was perfect. 15 minutes from the beach and within walking distance to downtown and the room was great. Very clean and organized, quiet too. When we checked in the staff was very friendly and got us settled in very quickly. Excellent place! I'll definitely stay here again.

Definitely good for the price. We only stayed one night. It was cute and comfy. About one mile from downtown. I would stay here again.

First time visiting San Luis Obispo, staff was great they great you with freshly made chocolate cookies and fresh coffee. Rooms are very clean. Breakfast was good, eggs,waffles, sausage, etc. Hotel is close to restaurants, over all it is a wonderful place to stay.

Clean, comfortable room and the continental breakfast was great! Only down side was the hot tub wasn't hot, but thE room was really nice and a good price

Nice staff, clean, comfortable bed. Great location

I enjoyed my stay at the Sands. The room and facilities were well maintained.

We really enjoyed our stay at the Sands Inn. Large comfortable room, good location, and the staff was great. Very nice hot breakfast, waffles, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as cereal and a variety of muffins and sweet rolls. Great value and we would definitely recommend this hotel.

Very close to downtown & campus. We were happy with everything. Good hot breakfast as well.

The Suites are extremely spacious and comfortable. Not sure what the std rooms are like. Breakfast in the am was better than most! Would stay here again.

We came up to stay before our son went back to cal poly. The location was very central to everything. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. Everything was very clean. Great experience.

The staff were all wonderful. Easy check in and out. Helpful to get the trolley for the farmers market. Standard breakfast. Comfortable room. Bathroom was very dated. Fine for a night stop.

Needed a 2 day place to stay while visiting family and the beach. Sands fit our bill perfectly. They made us feel at home. They even loved having our Aussie stay. Looking forward to seeing them again need spring

The night managers were great, very helpful. The daytime manager was not very friendly but she did her job well.

This will be my "go to" hotel whenever I go to SLO and the main reason is the staff - especially Edgar. He went above and beyond to make sure that the issues I had were taken care of. I even came to the front desk in a "panic" thinking I had lost my phone late at night. Edgar was calm, professional and had all the right answers. Everything was solved quickly and he put me at ease throughout the ordeal. The check-in was just a pleasant. It felt like "family" and, knowing, that I will be spending a lot of time in SLO, this is important to me. Looking forward to my return!

Cute on outside, close to everything, but completely dated hotel!!! It's too bad...

We stay a short time but, everything was good. Thank you.

Good location for going North on 101 to Paso Robles area wineries & relatively convenient for Edna Valley area. Room a bit small but very good housekeeping and cleanliness. Convenient parking. About a mile to mile and a half walk to downtown San Luis Obispo's restaurants. Cable TV was problematic with confusing multiple remotes causing loss of signal. I had to reload the channels several times. Free breakfast room a little above average for food but also kept clean.

My family and I travel every summer. This nlhas now become one of our go to spots!

1930 Monterey Street San Luis Obispo CA

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Sands Inn & Suites places you within a mile (2 km) of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Fremont Theater. This 70-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in San Luis Obispo, it's also near Dallidet Adobe and Gardens and San Luis Obispo Superior Court.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All of Sands Inn & Suites's 70 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and cable TV. Hair dryers and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

At Sands Inn & Suites, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with luggage storage and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and conference space.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Double Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

King 1 | Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Sands Inn & Suites

Everyone (17) Business (11) Couples (32) Family (24) Other (7) Friends (4)
3
Everyone

It's an OK motel. Very thin walls in my suite but I had the cheapest. Hot tub is not hot. Staff is friendly and breakfast is decent.

By on May 9, 2018

4
Everyone

The staff went out of there way to be helpful. They came to our room to help us connect to wifi. The room was nice and the bed comfortable.

By on Apr 27, 2018

5

great hotel. comfortable, clean, affordable.

Everyone

I was looking to get out of town for a bit and just wanted a place that was close to some fun things at the coast, clean and comfortable, but not crazy expensive. This hotel was perfect. 15 minutes from the beach and within walking distance to downtown and the room was great. Very clean and organized, quiet too. When we checked in the staff was very friendly and got us settled in very quickly. Excellent place! I'll definitely stay here again.

By , from Fresno, CA on Mar 9, 2018

4

nice hotel

Everyone

Definitely good for the price. We only stayed one night. It was cute and comfy. About one mile from downtown. I would stay here again.

By on Feb 19, 2018

5

first timer

Everyone

First time visiting San Luis Obispo, staff was great they great you with freshly made chocolate cookies and fresh coffee. Rooms are very clean. Breakfast was good, eggs,waffles, sausage, etc. Hotel is close to restaurants, over all it is a wonderful place to stay.

By , from San Diego, CA on Feb 16, 2018

5
Everyone

Clean, comfortable room and the continental breakfast was great! Only down side was the hot tub wasn't hot, but thE room was really nice and a good price

By on Dec 25, 2017

5

clean and convenient

Everyone

Nice staff, clean, comfortable bed. Great location

By on Nov 4, 2017

4

nice hotel

Everyone

I enjoyed my stay at the Sands. The room and facilities were well maintained.

By , from Pasadena, CA on Sep 3, 2017

5

great hotel in san luis obispo

Everyone

We really enjoyed our stay at the Sands Inn. Large comfortable room, good location, and the staff was great. Very nice hot breakfast, waffles, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as cereal and a variety of muffins and sweet rolls. Great value and we would definitely recommend this hotel.

By , from Orange County, Calif. on Sep 3, 2017

5

cal poly college visit

Everyone

Very close to downtown & campus. We were happy with everything. Good hot breakfast as well.

By on Apr 15, 2017