Property Amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Continental breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machines
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Free buffet breakfast available daily

Property services

  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Children allowed
  • Childrens club
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Families welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoke-free property

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Parking

  • Free self parking
  • Parking onsite

Activities

  • Community pool
  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Common area hot tub

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless internet

In-Room Amenities

Media and electronics

  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Television

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen island
  • Kitchen linens
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffeemaker

Features

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Patio
  • Balcony or patio
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Balcony
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished patio
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room climate (air conditioning)
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Smoke alarms in rooms

Services

  • Daily housekeeping

Bathroom

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Towels provided

Bedding and linens

  • Separate bedroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Linens provided
  • Premium bedding

Reviews

Rio Sands Hotel

371 Reviews #2 of 5 hotels in Aptos

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    154
  • Very Good
    148
  • Average
    37
  • Poor
    15
  • Terrible
    17

Recent Reviews

tinytash wrote a review on August 23, 2022 bedfordshire
Trip Type: Family

Close to the beach

We stayed here for 2 nights, the room was snug for 4 of us, it had a small balcony that overlooked the pool. The fridge managed to freeze everything in it so we needed to change the temp. There was a...
lou181818 wrote a review on August 20, 2022 Bath, United Kingdom
Trip Type: Family

Overpriced

Very expensive for what it is. The location by the beach must be the justification of the price but no seaview. The rooms and bathrooms are basic, no complimentary bottled water like other hotels and...
Travelrfam5 wrote a review on August 17, 2022 Clovis, California
Trip Type: Family

Soaking up the last bit of summer before school starts😊

Always a fun and relaxing stay. The staff is attentive and professional. Location, location, location! The beach is a short 2 min walk from the hotel. They serve a continental breakfast, my kids...

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