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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the office staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful!!! Large room and very clean. Doughnuts, coffee, juice, cereal & milk for breakfast. When we booked the room we expected a total dive for the price but we were more than pleased once we arrived!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I adjusted my expectations to match the low price and was pleasantly surprised to have them exceeded. I got a good night's sleep in a room that was clean and had everything I needed. Plus it provides a taste of Historic Route 66 and a pretty cool sign.

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Pepperell, MA
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Yes, this motel is inexpensive. Yes, it is clean and the beds are comfortable. But, the floor is squishy and the carpet has holes in it. The sink and toilet both had function problems. I was pleased at the price but if I were to come back to Grants I would stay somewhere else. I'm sure this motel is right...

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1Thank buttonwoodbrook
Monticello, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This motel is old and could use some work but everything worked and it was clean, quiet and safe. We stayed here on three different nights because we decided to do more things in the area and it was very affordable.

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Thank 52rosiemary
Rockford
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Other reviewers have said this motel is dirty. It isn't. Old, yes, worn, yes, but dirty no. If you want brand new everything, there's a place out by I-40 that will charge you three times as much. The rooms are larger than normal, the bed was comfortable and the water was hot. There was a working microwave and a refrigerator...

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Oceanside CA
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'm not sure who it was that did a good review of this place but it certainly is not up to any expectations I had. I guess I should have figured for about $30 I couldn't expect much. The room I had was in bad shape as the attached pictures show. Mostly in the bathroom area. The sheets were clean...

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Thank wantquality
Indiana
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our hotel in Albuquerque ended up being overbooked so we had to drive until we found somewhere. This was one of the few places available and it was cheap. We didn't feel the area was unsafe and we were able to park our uhaul against a building. The entire room was pretty gross, definitely in need of some upgrades. The...

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Thank Samantha T
Kingman, Arizona
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The price was right. Bed not bad. No amenities to speak of. No continental breakfast. The WiFi wasn't bad. Older furnishings. But....the price was OK for what you got. There were other similar older motels in town. I chose this on a recommendation of a friend. No complaints, it was about what I expected.

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Thank Sherman A
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night here and it was OK. Good sized rooms, hosts were welcoming and they do provide breakfast... sort of. The beds were a touch hard and the pillows were thin. But apart from that it was pleasant enough.

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Thank Ian B
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We spent the night at the Sands motel. It doesn't look like much but it was comfortable and we felt safe. The front desk worker was very nice and helpful. They offered a continental breakfast there weren't many options. Overall I would recommend the Sands Motel.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 112 McArthur St, Grants, NM 87020-2409
Region: United States > New Mexico > Grants
Price Range: ₹ 2,160 - ₹ 3,338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Don't expect sleek or modern. It is an old motel, but clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 52rosiemary, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are at ground level. Probably the rooms away from the ice machine are best.”
 of 5 bubbles BearFanRockford, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check the bed for comfort”
 of 5 bubbles gloriab628, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“LOCK the door, it doesn't do it on its own...”
 of 5 bubbles iamdjstar, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You have to try the Elvis room.”
 of 5 bubbles 39abelc, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
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