Rio Sands Hotel



116 Aptos Beach Drive AptosSee nearby area


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    Located off Highway 1, this Aptos hotel offers an outdoor pool and hot tub, serves an expanded daily continental breakfast and has spacious rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi. The Santa Cruz Boardwalk is 10 miles away.

    A flat-screen cable TV, a microwave and a fridge are included all of the comfortably furnished wood accented rooms and suites at Rio Sands Hotel. Select suites include fully equipped kitchens complete with an oven, stove and a dining area.

    24-hour reception is offered at Hotel Rio Sands. Guests can enjoy the picnic patio area with BBQ facilities. Vending machines featuring snacks and drinks are located on site.

    Seacliff State Beach and Rio Del Mar State Beach are within 5 minutes’ walk away from this hotel. The University of California Santa Cruz is 12 miles away.

    Important information

    Please note: For a USD 50.00 charge, the hotel will stock kitchenettes with dishware, utensils, pots and pans. Please request a dish kit when reserving your room. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Services & facilities

    • Family
      • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking
      • Designated smoking area
      • Non-smoking throughout
      • Non-smoking rooms
    • Outdoor space
      • Garden
    • Guest services
      • 24-hour front desk
    • Restaurant/CafĂ©
      • Vending machine (drinks)
      • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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