Sands By The Sea Motel

9355 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, California, 93452, United States | 2 star motel
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This 2 star motel, located on 9355 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, is near Moonstone Beach, Moonstone Drive, Sebastian General Store, and San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSands By The Sea Motel San Simeon

    Reviewed by joe3523


    Reviewed Jul 15, 2013
    by (20 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Cheaper choice for the area and the free breakfast is a ticket for $3 off breakfast next to Best Western.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sands By The Sea Motel San Simeon

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from San Simeon

    My Mom and the Ocean

    A travel blog entry by soppe on Jul 18, 2014

    2 photos

    After viewing the Pacific from every angle, we got to a quiet beach where Mom could walk along and in the ocean for the first time. She loved it, later remarking that the waves were much more powerful than she expected. I think you can her surprise in the video. Click on the photo, then play. And enjoy.


    June 24, 2014

    A travel blog entry by jmpeaty on Jun 24, 2014

    6 photos

    ... bus ride up to the castle, which sits at about 1600 feet. We then took a small drive to see the elephant seals in their natural habitat along the coast- at (appropriately named) elephant seal beach. Last- we ended our day in Cayucos at a beach front bead and breakfast. Cayucos is a cute small beach town with miles of ...

    4th of July!

    A travel blog entry by kieranmurphy on Jul 04, 2013

    5 photos

    ... happen as there was quite a number of stalls and people setting up tents and marquees. We got a tip from a Franciscan monk at the mission to go up some specific roads to Solvang, a Danish colony town. The riding was good, but the I didn't think much of the town and the place we stopped for a drink had the worst service of anywhere we've been the US. ...

    May 30, 2012

    A travel blog entry by wright2 on May 30, 2012

    17 photos

    ... add into the mix the steep grades, and you have an interesting ride. While it was a harrowing experience it was also a beautiful experience, with the views of the ocean with the cliffs dropping off to the sea and the mountains rising majestically above us. Along the way we came across an area where there were some Elephant Seals on the beach, so we stopped and watched, they were not doing much other than lying there ...

    We'll ALL BE KILLED!!!!!!!

    A travel blog entry by jenandviv on Feb 16, 2011

    1 comment, 75 photos

    ... to buy postcards, chocolate and other good things to eat, and go to bed.
    When we woke up in the morning it was a grey, drizzly day so we rugged up and got ready to be amazed at Hearst's don't do it justice at all, it is magnificent. The property takes up something like 700 square km's of beautiful, green, undulating land, 80 or 90 km's of it coastline.

    Where the house is built ...