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    Rio Sands Hotel

    116 Aptos Beach Dr, Rio Del Mar Beach, Aptos, CA 95003-4503
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    Traveller (49)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (15)
    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Kids Club
    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 June 2016

    There are many pros to this hotel. It is very kid friendly and a short walk to the beach. The kids love the pool and I like that the room accommodated our family of five. Most of the staff are very friendly, however a couple...More

    1  Thank sealight701
    Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 27 June 2016

    Hi sealight701, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your positive comments about our staff and location. We apologize for the issues you experienced with noise and your room assignment. We sincerely hope you'll give us another try! If there's anything we can do in...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

    This place is so nice!!! Definitely come back when we are in the area again. In the rooms and beds are so comfortable. The view is amazing!! It is laid back and not busy like other places. The shower felt amazing also. Everything about this...More

    Thank Kelly M
    Reviewed 26 June 2016

    Found this hotel family friendly and we enjoyed our stay. Loved that we were able to walk to the beach which was great since we had all 4 of our grandkids. The grandkids loved the pool and spent a lot of time and made new...More

    Thank Karen F
    Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 27 June 2016

    Hi Karen F, Thank you very much for your review and your kind comments about our staff and our property. We're happy to see that you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 26 June 2016

    This is a great choice for a hotel near the beach for the price. There is plenty to experience within walking distance. Walking trail and/or bike trail that goes for miles. Capitola and Santa Cruz all within a short driving distance.

    Thank davidgraves05
    Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 27 June 2016

    Hi davidgraves05, Thanks for your review! We're happy to see that everything worked out well for you and that you enjoyed the location and the value. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

    This motel is in a nice location close to the beach. The room was adequate; dated appearance but clean. I had to remind some other guests to keep their voices down in the late evening as I could hear them talking loudly outside even with...More

    Thank SLCtravelgirl
    Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands HotelResponded 25 June 2016

    Dear SLCtravelgirl, Thank you very much for your comments about the cleanliness of our rooms and the location of the property. We would greatly appreciate another opportunity to provide you with a pleasant stay. If we're fortunate to have you decide to stay with us...More

    Bella Notte - The Inn at East Cliff
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 117 - US$ 334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Aptos
    • Also Known As
    • Rio Sands Hotel Aptos ,
    • Rio Sands Aptos
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    Traveller (49)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Karen F
    17 July 2016|
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    Response from CotatiKris | Reviewed this property |
    I would call, but I believe they would accommodate you!
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    Katie C
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from RioManager | Property representative |
    Hello Katie, While we love our four-legged friends, we unfortunately do not allow dogs or any other pets. Thank you very much for your interest in the Rio Sands and we hope to hear from you!
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    CaNative07
    17 April 2016|
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    Response from Friendly2u | Reviewed this property |
    In the 25+ years I've been going to the Rio Sands, I have never heard of the hotel offering beach firepits (other than the one's they have on the property near the pool and hot tub for stationary cooking as I mentioned in my... More
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    "Kitchenette was handy. Ground floor - no stairs."
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    "Lots of noise in the area. If you are sensitive, it's not good for you."
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    "Staff does attempt to meet special requests made in advance."
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    "The further from the pool- the quieter your experience will be"
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