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    Rio Sands Hotel

    116 Aptos Beach Dr, Rio Del Mar Beach, Aptos, CA 95003-4503
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$105
          US$92
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          US$92
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          Overview
          • Excellent44%
          • Very good38%
          • Average9%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Private Balcony
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 16 May 2016

          We enjoyed our stay. Haven't stayed at the Rio Sands for over 10 years and were pleasantly surprised at all of the wonderful changes! Room was very nice, bed comfortable and breakfast was great! We will definitely stay there again.

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          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands Hotel

          Hi rlrug2, Thank you so much for your awesome review and your generous comments about our renovation! It was a pleasure having you stay with us and hopefully we won't have to wait another ten years to see you again!

          Reviewed 14 May 2016

          We love the Rio Sands! Our family of 5 can stay together in one room the convenience of a kitchen is great for a family. The pool and hot tub are great for the kids. The walk to the beach is nice and short.

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          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands Hotel

          Hi Stephanie H, Thanks for your awesome review! We're happy to see that you enjoyed your stay and our pool and hot tub. Thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you soon!

          Reviewed 14 May 2016

          It was fortunate that we a GPS since getting to this hotel is a bit tricky. This is a great place to get away from it all, if this is what you want. The room was very large with a very nice bed. The bathroom...More

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          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands Hotel

          Hi Napamel, Thank you very much for your review and your kind comments about the room and our secluded location. We're happy to see that you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you again soon!

          Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

          Love the location and friendly staff. Chill atmosphere away from thw bulk of the SC tourists. Great beach too. Our room had a kitchen, which was really convenient with kids. We will definitely go back soon.

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          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands Hotel

          Hi Jen, Thanks for your review! We're happy to see that everything worked out well for you and that you enjoyed the location and our friendly staff. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

          Reviewed 2 May 2016

          The rooms aren't anything fancy, but they're clean and welcoming. The staff is always pleasant and helpful. My family really enjoys the facilities and we really appreciate the bar-b-que area. From the room to the beach is literally 100 steps. Even in a fairly busy...More

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          Response from RioManager, Guest Services at Rio Sands Hotel

          Hi Ken, Thanks for your awesome review! We're happy to see that you enjoyed the room and the amenities. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon!

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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Banquet Room
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$104 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 50
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • California >
          • Aptos
          • Also Known As
          • Rio Sands Hotel Aptos ,
          • Rio Sands Aptos
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          Traveller (46)
          Room & Suite (16)
          Dining (15)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (34)
          Bathroom (1)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Nearby Attractions
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Karen F
          Are service dogs allowed?
          17 July 2016|
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          Response from CotatiKris | Reviewed this property |
          I would call, but I believe they would accommodate you!
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          Katie C
          Do you allow small dogs?
          16 July 2016|
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          Response from RioManager | Property representative |
          Hello Katie, While we love our four-legged friends, we unfortunately do not allow dogs or any other pets. Thank you very much for your interest in the Rio Sands and we hope to hear from you!
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          CaNative07
          Does the hotel have fire pits/rings to take out on the beach or should we bring our own?
          17 April 2016|
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          Response from Friendly2u | Reviewed this property |
          In the 25+ years I've been going to the Rio Sands, I have never heard of the hotel offering beach firepits (other than the one's they have on the property near the pool and hot tub for stationary cooking as I mentioned in my... More
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          "Staff does attempt to meet special requests made in advance."
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          "The further from the pool- the quieter your experience will be"
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          "Book a suite and have the massage therapists come to your room."
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          "our room was close to the office and right by our car!"
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