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The Sands of Treasure Island

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Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

It's an older hotel but very clean, quiet, and well managed. You get a great location..."on the beach", great amenities with spacious rooms, and a peaceful, affordable vacation from seniors to family's with kids.

1Thank dkine89
Live Oak, FLorida, USA
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Had it not been for my awful experience trying to get any response from a manager or owner, I would have considered this place quaint. A bit run down but clean. Problem started my first night when it turned out that the A/C in the room wasn't cooling. The front desk told me to turn it off for 20 minutes,...

Thank Brettsreality
Fairmont, West Virginia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We had planned for months to stay at The Sands as we love old traditional motels, however, we were very disappointed when we arrived. We arrived late and just dropped off our luggage and went to dinner. Upon returning we went in the kitchen and an large roach crawled across the floor! Ugh. We reported it the next morning and...

2Thank Auntchelle327
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Our family of four stayed 4 days and we had a great time! The front desk staff was very helpful and friendly. We were able to view a room before our stay as well. We had a lower level poolside room. The room was in good condition and could see where some guests would complain but there's really nothing to...

Thank Rdaley10
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I just returned from The Sands where I attended a family reunion. There were so many issues, it's hard to know where to begin. How about the ever changing room rate? We booked a block of rooms months in advance. The price changed repeatedly, including the day of arrival. I realize the website says "prices subject to change without notice",...

1Thank Scrabblequeen68
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Been going here since I was a kid. Love the place, don't change a thing. The staff are the friendliest. I always get the same room each year, sure its not the most up to date place, but that is what I like about it. I will continue to recommend The Sands to everyone.

1Thank JayHav88
Hometown, Illinois
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I just left the Sands and was there for 9 days. I booked Jan.20 for 7 nights. I was told I would get room 114....by the pool. I called 2 weeks later to see about adding 2 more days...yes I could but have to move to 107. I received a call April 27th saying the rates went up $10.00 a...

1Thank conradsplc
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Let me just begin with, I was not expecting anything fancy at The Sands. My expectations were low. But I will never ever go back to this place. First of all, less than 24 hours before check in (7pm the day before to be exact) I received a call from The Sands informing me that my rate was going up...

2Thank BrittanyWeaver14
Inverness, Florida, United States
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We will come back. We loved The Sands. It is old, no doubt about it. But it has much charm. It was clean. If the carpet was replaced, it would get an excellent rating, instead of very good ;). The pool is great, the beach is great. Our room had 2 double beds as there was 4 of us one...

2Thank Kelli V
Keswick, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I love the set-up of the hotel!, pool in the middle, incredible beach right behind it. Had to be the most affordable spot on the beach. Love the 50's decor (built in 1947). Rooms very clean, comfy beds. Best spot. All you need is malt shop on location! Only stayed one night, wish it was more.

1Thank homermedic2015

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Sands of Treasure Island

Address: 11800 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, FL 33706
Region: United States > Florida > Treasure Island
Price Range: ₹ 6,944 - ₹ 9,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sands of Treasure Island 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Springfield, Missouri
Trenton, Ohio
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“ask to be by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles _debi_thompson, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For best views of ocean, get 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in rooms near pool, sign says closed at 10 but very rowdy people at midnight.”
 of 5 bubbles Out_of_towner448, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check the room before you pay”
  • Stay next door you will get the same view at a better price
  • No dish soap dirty dishes and toaster was melted around the edges
  • I would be ashamed if my bathroom was left like this.
  • You can buy a new one of these at home depot for 10 $
  • Nothing a 1$ tube of caulking wont help
  • Nothing a 1$ tube of caulking wont help
  • Can see through to the outside that is how the bugs get in.
 of 5 bubbles karenjb2013, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room has been great for us.”
 of 5 bubbles 552sandral, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
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