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Sands Inn & Suites

1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

+1 805 544 0500

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based on 615 reviews

About Sands Inn & Suites, San Luis Obispo

Value for money

Situated in San Luis Obispo, Sands Inn & Suites is an easy drive from California Polytechnic State University and Bishop Peak. It provides a gym, as well as a sun deck, an outdoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature. There are a range of facilities available to guests of Sands Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo, including a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business centre and meeting facilities. Additionally, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer local information. The motel features 70 rooms, all of which are filled with a variety of amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Sands Inn & Suites is within a half-an-hour walk of San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station. Ah Louis Store is easily accessible by car.

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Motel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Shower
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Picnic area


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool

Things to do

  • Hiking


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Sands Inn & Suites

Attractions in San Luis Obispo, California curated by momondo

Sands Inn & Suites location: 1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Restaurants and Cafés

LEROY'S at The Kinney Hotel0.0 mi
Apple Farm Restaurant0.1 mi
Pepe Delgados Mexican Restaurant0.2 mi
Splash Cafe0.3 mi

Sands Inn & Suites Reviews

GoodBased on 615 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very nice and friendly staff. (in 50 reviews)
  • "Very clean, room was very spacious!" (in 47 reviews)
  • Helpful friendly staff Good breakfast. (in 46 reviews)
Cons -
  • The cockroach in the room was gross! (in 35 reviews)
  • I won’t be using this hotel ever. (in 10 reviews)
  • She told me we received a 25% reduction for no hot water. (in 9 reviews)

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Sands Inn & Suites room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Sands Inn & Suites is $12 cheaper than the average 2 star hotel in San Luis Obispo. You can usually find a nightly rate of $101 when staying at Sands Inn & Suites.

  • Sands Inn & Suites is 3.6 mi away from San Luis Obispo County. You can typically expect your drive time from Sands Inn & Suites to San Luis Obispo County to be 10min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Sands Inn & Suites has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from San Luis Obispo County to the hotel, but also around San Luis Obispo during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in San Luis Obispo are on average $28/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from San Luis Obispo County to Sands Inn & Suites, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Customers of Sands Inn & Suites are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Yes, Sands Inn & Suites has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • Sands Inn & Suites is just 0.7 mi away from San Luis Obispo city center. The closest landmark to the center of San Luis Obispo is Fremont Theater, which is very accessible to Sands Inn & Suites guests.

  • The best contact number for Sands Inn & Suites is +1 805 544 0500.

  • Yes, Sands Inn & Suites has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Sands Inn & Suites. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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