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    Sands by the Sea

    15 Ocean Avenue, PO Box 300, York Beach, York, ME
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good29%
    • Average16%
    • Poor2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    We were happy to find this hotel on trip advisor. Of course with it being Columbus Day weekend it was higher than we wanted to pay but everyone said great things. Not so great. First he said we were in a 2 story luxury unit....More

    Thank Gkdonley
    Response from SandsbytheSeaMotel, Owner at Sands by the SeaResponded 12 October 2017

    Mrs. Donley, Id like to start by stating that this is the first, ever bad review about this unit that we have ever encountered. I built that unit for myself back in 2004 and lived in it for 5 years before putting it on the...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    We found the hotel to be perfect for a last minute getaway. Great location in town, across the street from the beach and reasonably priced. Clean, well taken care of. Beautiful pool area which we did not take advantage since we were not prepared for...More

    Thank sHIRLEY B
    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    We were checked in by a very friendly face at the front desk, were given our key and parking permit and was informed parking wasn't assigned.. first come, first served.. and found a spot in the tight parking lot. (There is additional parking in the...More

    Thank Bonni B
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Have not been here in years and just went back on July 4th this year. Owners Tate and Erin Duffy are wonderful. They have a new store next door now. Yummy selections. Rooms were clean as always. Awesome for a family trip since it is...More

    Thank tbvb0709
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    Our recent stay the Sands by the Sea was satisfactory. The rooms are dated but were clean and spacious, although calling the room we had a "suit" was a bit of a stretch. The downside is parking. There is no assigned parking for each room,...More

    Thank charlee512016
    The Anchorage By the Sea
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 125 - US$ 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Maine >
    • York >
    • York Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Sands By The Sea Hotel York Beach ,
    • Sands By The Sea York Beach, Maine
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    hlewis113
    22 August 2017|
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    Response from tbvb0709 | Reviewed this property |
    I agree with calling them. Tate is the owner and a very nice guy.
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    mnbenedicto
    27 May 2017|
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    Response from SandsbytheSeaMotel | Property representative |
    Hello and thank you for your question. Unfortunately we are not pet friendly. If you have any other questions please let us know! Have a great day. Paul Roy General Manager
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    802mel2014
    20 July 2014|
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    Response from SandsbytheSeaMotel | Property representative |
    Hello and thank you for your question, We do still have some availability for this summer. You would want to go on our website or call our reservation line at 207-363-2211. We hope to hear from you soon. Have a wonderful... More
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    "upstairs center gives full view of beach"
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    "Ocean view at end of each level and suites (weekly only) are awesome!"
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    "If you need some bath accommodation, recommend you ask for a shower/tub with grab bar installed."
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    "Second floor offer the best views of the beach"
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