The hotel includes wireless Internet access via a kiosk in the Cabana Caf (surcharge), as well as offering ski, snowboard and bicycle rentals, a wedding chapel and complimentary self-parking in the 5-storey covered garage or in the spacious lots surrounding the Sands. A complimentary airport shuttle is available. There are 833 rooms in total at this casino resort, where guests are welcomed in the lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe, cloakroom, currency exchange, newspaper stand and lift access to the upper floors. A hairdressing salon and children's playground also feature. Guests can enjoy a drink at the choice of cafs and bars, and dine in the restaurants. Business travellers can make use of the conference facilities. Room service and bicycle hire are also offered.
This hotel is located in the heart of Downtown Reno, just 2 blocks from the Reno Arch and 4 blocks from the National Bowling Stadium. There are numerous restaurants and bars on site. There is a local bus service to the Greyhound and Amtrak stations. Reno-Tahoe Airport is about 7 km away.
The hotel offers spacious guest rooms in 3 connecting high-rise towers. The rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with mountain or city views. Wireless Internet access is available (surcharge). All rooms come with hairdryers and direct dial telephones with voicemail. Fridges are available on request (surcharge). All rooms are en suite with a shower and bathtub. Double or king-size beds are available. A satellite/cable TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities and an ironing set also feature, while the air conditioning and heating are individually regulated.
The hotel features a seasonal pool complex with poolside snack bar and a gym. The hotel also offers a casino and a spa with hot tub and sauna. Guests can play volleyball on site and the hotel organises an entertainment programme for adults. There are also numerous ski resorts nearby.
The Copa Bar and Grill serves pasta, steaks, chicken, fish, sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, and cocktails. The Original Mel's Diner is a 1950s-style diner with black-and-white dcor, period photographs and a jukebox. It is open 24 hours, 7 days a week for breakfast, burgers, chicken sandwiches, milkshakes and ice-cream confections. Sands Buffet serves fresh new flavours daily at 4 pm. Arby's serves deli-style roast beef along with several specialty sandwiches. It is also open daily.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as payment methods at this hotel.
Directions from the airport: Head north on I-395 to I-80. Take I-80 west to Downtown Reno. Take the Virginia Street exit, and proceed to Sierra Street. Take a left on Sierra Street. Continue south on Sierra to Fourth Street. Right on Fourth Street to the hotel (Fourth and Arlington).
There are no room charges for children 12 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding. The pet fee is USD 15 per night. The pet deposit fee is USD 50 per stay. Dogs only are permitted. The fee for in-room wireless Internet access is USD 10 per day. The fridge fee is $10 per night. The rollaway bed fee is $10 per night. The destination fee is USD 2 per accommodation, per night. These may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed