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Hollywood, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beach front room with two balconies one from the bedroom and one from the living room. The first room we were put in was the last room they had. We arrived at 430pm and the room looked as if it had not been cleaned in a month. I am so grateful that I brought my Clorox wipes,... More 

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Thank MacrenaM
mcolsonvsaok, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

I apologize that your received inaccurate information regarding the size of the bed and pullout sofa sleeper and that we did not meet your expectations, your experience did not meet our expectations either. Thank you for the feedback as it helps us improve. More 

French Creek, West Virginia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean units, pool, lobby. Washer dryers work fine but need updating. There is a bar/restaurant onsite end of march to ?. Foods good. Lots of local restaurants that are good too. This is a public resort but it it also a time share. If that's what your looking for keep me in mind.

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Maura P, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic Trip Advisor review. I am glad we were able to provide a clean Virginia Beach vacation for you. We look forward to hearing from you again soon to plan your next Ocean Sands vacation! More 

Warrenton, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean Sands Resort my favorite resort in Va Beach. Where front desk, hospitality & housekeeping are very efficient. Maura Pratt, mgr. & Charles Wright, asst. mgr. are the absolute best! The balcony 😬

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Thank tass127
Maura P, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Ocean Sands Resort. We sincerely appreciate your willingness to share such wonderful thoughts about our staff and the balconies. We hope to continue to be your favorite vacation ownership Resort in Virginia Beach. It’s always a great day with VSA Resorts! More 

Flint, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mouse & roach. Need I say any more? Stayed at Ocean Sands Nov 6-9, 2016. In the first room a mouse ventured into the room from under a refrigerator. After switching to a second room I killed a roach with a body/thorax of approximately 1.5 inches. In the second room, loud noise from the refrigerator was followed with water leaked... More 

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mcolsonvsaok, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

I apologize that you experienced these concerns during your stay - it is truly not a normal occurrence, even with the change in weather at the oceanfront (warm to cold). Although the resort was undergoing renovations during your stay, your service should not have been impacted. Fortunately, our contractor was able to address your concerns immediately. Michele C. More 

Spring Hill, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location close to everything. Visited family only .8 miles from resort. View of the ocean excellent and easy for walking on the boardwalk. Although several restaurants were closed we did come across a couple that were withing walking distance that we enjoyed very much. One of them being 204 pizza and the other doc taylors which was excellent. a

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mcolsonvsaok, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoyed your Va. Beach vacation with us and agree that Doc Taylor's is excellent. We are truly fortunate that we have great local restaurants within walking distance during this time of year. Hope to see you back soon! - Michele C/ More 

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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know what happened to this place, but our room was seriously gross! The floor was sooooo sticky that I had to wear shoes allllllllllll of the time! The bathroom was filthy! The toilet seat was broken, no hot water, and there was dirt all over the light switches and door knob. The pull out couch was grimy. We... More 

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Thank Marymb4
Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I assure you that any and all issues are being addressed and corrected. I did review our action logs but see no report of any of these issues. I do take them seriously. I hope you will reconsider giving us another opportunity to provide you and your family with the Vacation Experience that you... More 

Springfield, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We arrived from New Jersey around check in time, unpacked and went to Harris Teeter's for groceries. Sat. Oct 8th, evening was wind and rain. We were surprised it was the tail end of Hurricane Matthew, since the radio never mentioned it. Power went after midnight. Howling wind sent part of the pool roof flying across the parking lot. A... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent review on Trip Advisor. Hurricane Matthew was a surprise to us in his force. Although we were prepared, there are some things we couldn't control. When our power went out, we were informed that it may be Tuesday before it would be restored and that the Power Company were working on Emergency areas first. While... More 

LaPlata, MD
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

My advice is to FIRST check your room for mold/mildew issues (check around drapes and check your shower curtain) and check in cabinets (lower/upper) for any creepy-crawler issues BEFORE you bring your luggage upstairs. Also check the A/C / ventilation system to make sure it works properly. The hotel apparently offers PURE (allergy friendly rooms) but it wasn't something that... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. Your views are important to us. I do apologize for not meeting your expectations. Our Pure rooms do come at an additional cost and are limited on availability since we only have 8 of those rooms. The other issues you mentioned have been reviewed and are being addressed. I hope you... More 

Seaford, Delaware
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Got to my place in Va Beach a lil late this year! Arrived at 4:30 am Tuesday morning. Steve was there to greet me. After all was said and done Steve brought out the cart and unloaded my vehicle. He escorted me to my place, and helped me to unpack we chatted for a few minutes and he asked me... More 

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Charles W, Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review on Trip Advisor. Steve is one of our outstanding Customer Service Representatives and what a pleasure to see and hear you praising him in this way. We consider you as well as all of our Owners and Guest as part of our Family. My staff has grown to establish a special personal relationship with... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

So nice to have your own space, undisturbed. Need towels just replace in pool area. Really nice to spend the day on the beach and return and hit the inside heated pool, sauna and Jacuzzi . So many wonderful places to eat.

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Charles W, General Manager at Ocean Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am glad we could provide you with a relaxing time away. We look forward to hearing from you again soon to plan you next Great Family Vacation Experience. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Johnny Mananas
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Cuisines: Mexican, American, Bar, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Staying at a VSA Resort gives you all the comforts of home without having to mow the lawn, do the dishes, or fold the laundry. We love having fun with our guests and strive to give each person–big and small, young and young at heart–the best vacation memories possible.The Ocean Sands Resort is located in the heart of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront directly on the boardwalk, the 104 unit smoke-free resort features a Caribbean theme and family-oriented atmosphere. All vacation units are two-room suites with kitchenettes.You are invited to experience the ONLY PURE Allergy Friendly suites in Virginia that have gone through a comprehensive process to dramatically improve the air quality and nearly eliminate most irritants. A PURE room is an allergy-friendly, healthy alternative for every guest.On site amenities include:• 24 hour front desk service• Daily activities for all ages• Indoor Pool• Indoor Jacuzzi• Fitness Center• Restaurant • Activities Center & Gaming Room• Sun Patio• On-site parking• Complimentary guest laundry facilities• Complimentary wireless internet access• Complimentary tanning • Harris Teeter on-line shopping & grocery deliveryUnit amenities include:• Queen size pillow-top mattress• Full size sleeper sofa• Kitchenettes with smooth top burners, convection/microwave oven, dishware, cookware, glassware and utensils• Full size refrigerator• Dishwasher• 2 flat screen televisions ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Sands Resort

Address: 2207 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3233
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: ₹ 6,137 - ₹ 7,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Sands Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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Ocean Sands Hotel Virginia Beach
Hotel Style:
#16 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
#29 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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“They are both full beds. Also check the air system before running it. We opted out not to use it for health reasons but we had good weather that week.”
 of 5 bubbles MacrenaM, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room the better to spot the dolphins!”
 of 5 bubbles clns0426, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This resort is ideal for families and fun.”
 of 5 bubbles tass127, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“6th floor has laundry and pool”
 of 5 bubbles murphysmom22016, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on a high floor because folks hang out on the boardwalk which makes it a bit uncomfortable to sit on balcony at times.”
 of 5 bubbles MarylanderLaPlata_MD, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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