Sands Inn & Suites

Sands Inn & Suites

1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, United States
+1 805 544 0500
C$ 100

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based on 679 reviews

Sands Inn & Suites
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ProviderNightly total
Agoda.comC$ 100
Agoda.comC$ 109
lastminute.comC$ 110

About Sands Inn & Suites

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Sands Inn & Suites is situated in the heart of San Luis Obispo, just minutes from downtown and Cal Polytechnic, offering 70 guest rooms and suites to choose from. This is a AAA 3-Diamond hotel with Spanish-inspired design and tranquility in mind with every feature and furnishing. There is even a tranquil pool and fountain area for relaxing in the outdoor gardens. All of the guest rooms offer free WiFi and a complimentary breakfast buffet and hot breakfast selection. There is also a heated outdoor pool and hot tub area.

The Sands Inn & Suites is convenient for business travelers as well, offering a variety of flexible meeting spaces for up to 150 people. Located near downtown, this is an ideal location. There are pet-friendly accommodations available, as well as an on site fitness center, free on site parking, and a unique World-famous collection of Wild West guns and watches that is sure to impress any visitor. Guests can choose from standard, deluxe, or superior guest rooms as well as a select number of king suites, providing the ideal accommodation for any need.

This beautiful Inn is located close to plenty of great area attractions. Guests can visit the local Farmers market, check out Hearst Castle, explore shopping and dining in the surrounding neighborhood, and more. There is nearby golfing, wineries and tours, and 80 miles of SoCal beaches to explore as well.

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Double Rooms(C$ 122 - C$ 250)
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1 king bed

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C$ 186/night

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Superior Rooms(C$ 124 - C$ 396)
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Queen Rooms(C$ 100 - C$ 314)
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Standard Rooms(C$ 110 - C$ 433)
Standard Room
2 queen beds

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C$ 110/night

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1 queen bed

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C$ 114/night

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1 queen bed

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C$ 127/night

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King Rooms(C$ 123 - C$ 296)
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Amenities at Sands Inn & Suites

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • 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
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • 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
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

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

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • DVD player

Accessibility and suitability

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


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


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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Picnic area


  • 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 centre

Reviews of Sands Inn & Suites

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8.0 Very good
Pros:Reasonably priced, and has everything you need. Not fancy but was clean and comfortable. Big bonus to me is that the pet fee is per stay instead of per day which keeps the costs down.
6.0 Okay
Pros:The breakfast advertised online was continental, so we didn't expect a full hot breakfast which was nice. The beds were comfortable and the room was clean.
Cons:The pool heater was broken and the pool was freezing cold. The jacuzzi was warm but when the jets were turned it looked like someone poured soap in it. The TV connection was bad and the reception kept going in and out.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Room was clean - bed was comfy - towels were thick - everything worked - location was convenient - staff was friendly. Best of all - price was very reasonable. Will def book it again.
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:The room was neat and clean as was the bathroom. The location was far enough from downtown so the traffic wasn't a problem. The staff was helpful. I wish I had known there two stories and I would have chosen a room on the ground level.
Cons:The tv didn't work and had to be worked on by the staff three times. They were quick and efficient though.
7.4 Good
Pros:Exceptionally friendly staff and warm cookies at the front desk! They do the best that they can with an aging facility.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:From check in to check out the stay was great. Exceptionally friendly staff, clean rooms, comfortable beds, great location.
Cons:It was perfect for what we needed.
8.5 Very good
Pros:Decor is a little dated but the room was spotless and the staff was super nice!
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:We were very pleased with the overall appearance and cleanliness of this hotel. It is very comfortable and attractive. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool area, and the deck, table, and chairs made it wonderful to hang out there. The website did not advertise a jacuzzi, so we were pleasantly surprised to find they had one...until we got in and realized it is barely heated. We were mildly disappointed because we like a hot jacuzzi, but it was heated more than the pool and was still comfortable with the jets.
Cons:Two problems: The jacuzzi wasn't heated to jacuzzi-temperature. Also, the wi-fi would cut in and out on us, which was a small problem.
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:The Sands Inn is just off the PCH exist, right next to the gas station. The staff was friendly and there were free cookies at the check-in counter. Our room was clean; the beds were comfortable and the bathroom pleasant. The free breakfast was tasty, especially the waffles. This place even included wifi, though the speeds were fairly slow. Overall, I found the place to be a positive experience, though ear plugs are recommended if you would like uninterrupted sleep.
Cons:The walls are rather thin and car alarms went off during the night, interrupting our sleep. The wifi was so slow that I used my phone for internet access instead.
5.1 Fair
Pros:Flat screen tv
Cons:When booking, I read that this hotel had bathtubs, it did not.


1930 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

What's nearby

  • Steynberg Gallery0.5 km
  • Monterey Street Wines0.9 km
  • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens1.1 km
  • Fremont Theater1.2 km
  • Mott Gym1.3 km
  • San Luis Obispo Little Theatre1.4 km
  • Ah Louis Store1.5 km
  • California Polytechnic State University1.6 km
  • Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa1.6 km
  • Alex G. Spanos Stadium1.6 km
  • San Luis Obispo Museum of Art1.7 km
  • San Luis Obispo Children's Museum1.8 km



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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Sands Inn & Suites

  • Sands Inn & Suites is located at 1930 Monterey Street, 1.1 km from the centre of San Luis Obispo. Steynberg Gallery is the closest landmark to Sands Inn & Suites.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Sands Inn & Suites.

  • Yes, Sands Inn & Suites offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Sands Inn & Suites offers free parking.

  • Sands Inn & Suites is 5.8 km from San Luis Obispo County. Sands Inn & Suites is 46.8 km from Santa Maria Public.

  • Yes, Sands Inn & Suites has a pool on-site.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Sands Inn & Suites in San Luis Obispo and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Sands Inn & Suites and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Sands Inn & Suites.

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Distance to city centre

1.1 km

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Nearest Airport

San Luis Obispo County

Distance to airport

5.8 km