Sands Motel - Fenwick Island

1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, United States, 19944  show map
 2 stars
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Sands Motel - Fenwick Island

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Kitchen facilities

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Pets allowed
Air conditioning

Overview

Sands Motel is placed in a shopping area of Fenwick Island in the vicinity of Ripley's Mirror Maze, Trimper's Rides and Amusement Park and Frontier Town.

Sands Motel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Fenwick Island. A 50-minute drive to Chincoteague.

Sands Motel can be reached in 45 minutes by car from Wicomico Regional airport.

Rooms

Sands Motel is a property in Fenwick Island that comes with 37 rooms and provides individual climate control, a laptop-compatible safe, TV, a personal computer and a kitchen. Guests can make use of a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide range of dishes, Warren's and Ropewalk Tavern can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

This Sands Motel offers free parking and a baggage storage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

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Check-in

  • from  2.50 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 10 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 5 per person per night in an extra bed. 

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Hotel Address:

1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, United States, 19944

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City Center
  • Fenwick Island
    500 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Warren's Station (cuisine: American)
    110 m
  • Ropewalk Tavern (cuisine: American)
    220 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2.50 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double beds or Double bed
Size: 35 m²
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    Bed type: King-size bed
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sands Motel - Fenwick Island Fenwick Island location
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        Hotel Address:

        1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, United States, 19944

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Fenwick Island
          500 m
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Warren's Station (cuisine: American)
          110 m
        • Ropewalk Tavern (cuisine: American)
          220 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2.50 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 am
        • Number of rooms:
          37

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        Popular areas

        • City Center - 400 m

        Museums

        Beaches

        Local attractions

        • Viking Amusements and Thunder Lagoon Waterpark - 1.6 km
          38960 Virginia Avenue, Fenwick Island
        • Old Pro Golf - 2.6 km
          13601 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City
        • South Coastal Library - 7.7 km
          43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach
        • Fenwick Island State Park - 2.3 km
          Route 1, Fenwick Island
        • Northside Park - 4.0 km
          125th Street, Ocean City

        Near the hotel

        • DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum - 1.0 km
          708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island

          Restaurants nearby

          • Warren's Station - 110 m

            Address: Route 1, Ocean Highway
            Phone: 302 539 7156

            71% likes this, based on 78 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • Jimmy's Kitchen - 390 m

            Address: Ocean Bay Plaza
            Phone: 302-537-2423

            85% likes this, based on 90 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • House of Welch - 600 m

            Address: 1106 Coastal Hwy

            67% likes this, based on 41 reviews

          • Ropewalk Tavern - 220 m

            Address: Coastal Highway

            66% likes this, based on 64 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • House of Welsh - 600 m

            Address: 1106 Coastal Hwy
            Phone: (302) 541-0728

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2.50 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            37
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          Sands Motel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sands Motel

          Average guest rating

          6.4out of 10
          Good
          Based on 42 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            8.8

            The staff was excellent with booking and check in. Our arrival was later than we anticipated and they were very accomodating with the late arrival. We were not able to stay longer because of our trip schedule, but would have liked to spend a longer time in this area. It was very relaxing and quiet. I would highly recommend this lodging.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            convenient for the beach and good for people with a dog

            pretty ropey in a lot of ways: -it smelled pretty bad, of mildew -the air conditioning was so loud you couldn't hear the TV when it was on -the kitchenette was old and crumbly and looked horrible (didn't trust cooking anything beyond boiling water for tea)

          • Older travelers
            4.2

            Your maid was the best thing about the hotel. She was a trip.

            I would never stay there again if my life depended on it. The pool was disgusting, as well as the room and the towels and water smelled horrible. The shower was disgusting.

          • Group of friends
            9.6

            The perfect location: close to the beach and to restaurants. The staff were friendly and helpful. The beds were very comfortable

            Lack of hot water for showers - but it was not a big deal.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            We stayed there for bike week, we had another place in Rehobeth booked, but we decided to change places for a place with a kitchen to save some money, I am so glad we did... this motel maybe older, but it has character...The staff (Mary, Gale, Susan, Carolyn) were so friendly and helpful, they took the time to talk to you and get to know you..Loved the dogs and cats too... The place was very clean.. We had the best room, with our own balcony on the front.. We are coming back in the summer with our grandson,,with our dog too... I can't wait..

          • Family with children
            7.4

            Close to beach, restaurants, and activities. Inexpensive.

            Would not return, you get what you pay for as place was a dump. Outdated, smelly, dirty beds and bathroom, and air conditioners were so loud. Old bathroom with a toilet and shower that barely works and water smells like rust. Would not return, but recommend for those that don't care about this stuff.

          • Group of friends
            9.0

            I loved the friendliness of the staff and their dedication to their guests staying at the motel. Any request we had, small or big, was met with sincerity and care. Be aware the previous reviews will say "dated from the 40s" and "dogs running all over" but those reviews are just exaggerations. For the price I paid I would definitely say again!

          • Older travelers
            4.4

            Nothing......The place is a dump

            Everything....filthey dirty...very outdated

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            The room was absolutely gross. The blanket for the bed was thread- barren. The shower was disgusting (we showered over at the Fenwick State Park Beach House). I should have known what I was getting into when I saw I could stay a week at the Sands during peak season for the same as staying one night at another motel. The moment I walked in to the room I knew I made a mistake. We didn't even stay the full time. Left on Thursday. We will never come back again. You get what you pay for!

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            It was close to the beach. The staff were friendly.

            It was run down. I do no think that it had been updated since the 50'S. The room was small and the bathroom was even smaller

          • Older travelers
            3.8

            had plenty of ice in ice machine.pool was clean .

            needs updating,bathrooms need major help.old air conditioning units need to be removed.door and locks need to be inproved.rooms and ceilings need remodeling.

          • Couple
            6.6

            The hotel was one block away from the beach and there were a variety of restaurants within walking or biking distance from the hotel.

            The room was small and outdated with wood paneling, shag carpet, and a tiny bathroom. If all you are looking for is a place near the beach to sleep and take a shower then it is perfect for that.

          • Older travelers
            3.2

            Nothing except it's centralized location.This is by far the worst Motel my husband & I have ever stayed at in our 35 years together, even when we were teenagers on a tight budget & took just about anything. At the Sands we had: filthy rooms, carpets so soiled we wouldn't even take our shoes off (even in the shower), threadbare / hard towels & little maid service - we had to get our own towels, empty trash, etc., We had brown "rusty water" ,we presume, leaking from ceiling pooling onto shower floor, ring in toilet bowl that was never cleaned,no useable electrical outlets, every piece of metal in entire room was rusty, pool was not clean, rotted bottoms of wooden entrance door & all of the very old paneling & woodwork throughout room, holes in wall. Flipping the light switch turned off all tv functions, etc. Although we didn't see any bugs we really feared they might exist in such a place & we put nothing on the floor,kept all bags etc. constantly zipped shut. If they would not have taken the full price up front at check in, without our seeing the room, we would have never stayed. For the price we had to pay for such poor quality in an entire building that was in such disrepair & knowing we would lose those hundreds of dollars ,we decided to stay & put up with it. I would never recommend this facility even to someone on a tight budget- you can find something better for the same price. It truly irked me to have to be forced to pay the amount that we did for this motel or else lose it all if we checked out. Wish we would have checked others' reviews or aaa before booking it! A hard lesson learned!!!!!!!

          • Family with children
            6.2

            close to the beach

            bathrooms not good condition, shower horrible

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            Literally about 100 yards from the beach, which is awesome, and also close to walking paths and shopping.

            It's at the far end of Fenwick Island, so you have to drive about a mile to hit the border and Ocean City md. I personally didn't mind but if you don't want to use your car much, or you want to be closer to the action, this is not the place.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Sands Motel - Fenwick Island Fenwick Island location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, United States, 19944

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Fenwick Island
            500 m
          Airports
          Restaurants
          • Warren's Station (cuisine: American)
            110 m
          • Ropewalk Tavern (cuisine: American)
            220 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2.50 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            37