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When you stay at Rio Sands Hotel in Aptos, you'll be by the ocean, within a 15-minute drive of Monterey Bay and Capitola Beach. This motel is 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from Mystery Spot and 10 mi (16.1 km) from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 50 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains, and housekeeping is provided daily.Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this motel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a picnic area, and barbecue grills.Dining
A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.Attractions
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Rio Del Mar Beach - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Monterey Bay - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Seacliff State Beach - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Aptos History Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
New Brighton State Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Seascape Golf Club - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Cabrillo College - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Capitola Beach - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Capitola Mercantile - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Capitola Wharf - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Capitola Historical Museum - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
La Selva Beach - 8.1 km / 5.1 mi
Manresa State Beach - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
The nearest airports are:
Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal) - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal) - 53 km / 33 mi
Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) - 55.1 km / 34.2 mi
San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 63.7 km / 39.6 mi
San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview) - 68.5 km / 42.6 mi
The preferred airport for Rio Sands Hotel is San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. Guests should contact this hotel in advance to request a dishware/utensils kit (surcharge applies). Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
If you are planning to arrive after 1 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.
Know Before You Go
- This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
- Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
- The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Kitchen/kitchenette fee: USD 50 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Mandatory Fees and Taxes
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
- Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
- -Free self parking
- -24-hour business center
- -Free WiFi
- -24-hour front desk
- -Picnic area
- -Spa tub
- -Outdoor pool
- -Free breakfast
- -Free wired Internet
- -Barbecue grill(s)
- -Computer station
- -One meeting room
- -Designated smoking areas
- -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- -Number of floors - 2
- -Number of buildings/towers - 2
- -Total number of rooms - 50