Rio Sands Hotel

116 Aptos Beach Dr., Aptos, CA 95003 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2 Star Property
36.969946-121.904168
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 362 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 35.1%!
  • Hotel has 51 rooms
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 26 suites in hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00PM
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Local Attractions

Rio Del Mar State Beach, Seacliff State Beach, Nisene Marks State Park, Capitola Village & State Beach, Mystery Spot, downtown Santa Cruz & Santa Cruz Boardwalk.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 362 guest reviews

Property Description

Rio Sands Hotel is located about 1.5 blocks from Rio Del Mar State Beach in Aptos California. Our hotel is two stories with a banquet/meeting room, swimming pool, and hot tub.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 2
Rooms: 51
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 51
Handicap Rooms:
Rooms with 1 Bed: 33
Rooms with 2 Beds: 18
Suites: 26
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 1300 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Our outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub are open year round daily until 9 pm.
Ownership: Allen Property Group, Inc
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group cancellations must be made at least 30 days prior to scheduled event or date of arrival, which ever is first.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 300
Total Taxes: 11.20%
Total Misc Fees: $2.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.20% (Visit CA Assessment)
Occupancy Tax: 11.00% (TOT)
City Tax: 2.70 Per Night (Santa Cruz TMD)

Amenities / Features


  • Alarm clock
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Jose International Airport (SJC) approximately 40 miles away.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer a complimentary breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am daily. Breakfast items include cereal, pastries, muffins, breads, hot waffle bar, yogurt, fruit, juices and coffee.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

We are limited to one parking stall per room. Bus parking must be arranged at time of booking.

Internet / WiFI

Our free wireless internet is available throughout our property for all guests.

Seasonality and Projections at Rio Sands Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Rio Sands Hotel

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both our group prices and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The best group discount displayed is 38.9% in the month of November 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $255 in the month of June 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Rio Sands Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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FAQs about Rio Sands Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Rio Sands Hotel have?

There are 51 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Rio Sands Hotel?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Rio Sands Hotel?

We offer a complimentary breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am daily. Breakfast items include cereal, pastries, muffins, breads, hot waffle bar, yogurt, fruit, juices and coffee.

What parking is available at Rio Sands Hotel?

We are limited to one parking stall per room. Bus parking must be arranged at time of booking.

How much does internet cost?

Our free wireless internet is available throughout our property for all guests.

Is there a pool at Rio Sands Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub are open year round daily until 9 pm..

Can I get a group rate at Rio Sands Hotel?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 35.1%.

Testimonials:

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"Your service is a wonderful find. I will certainly use it again and recommend to others. What makes it even better are the people you actually work with at the property that make it so much more worthwhile. Your service saved me many hours of work and frustration." M.H. - Atlanta, GA

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