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Sandcastle Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   374 W. Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 15 hotels in Parksville
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
JerryandNatalie Powell River, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Powell River, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sandcastle for one night with our 3 boys (ages 10, 7 & 7) on July 18. As per the other reviews, the staff were great and very friendly. The rooms were clean but rather small, especially for kitchenettes. The breakfast, compared to continental breakfasts at other hotels (Holiday Inn, Best Western, etc) was not great with... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We might have been lucky to get a suite- it was really beautiful, clean, spacious, well equipped. Breakfast was extremely basic- muffins and cereals. Moreover, if you came late, the muffins would be gone.

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Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by our hotel standard suite. Our room was nice and bright with a view all the things we asked for and more. Excellent value for money. The staff in the hotel were very obliging and friendly. The breakfast was adequate. Nice to finish with an apple each day. Erin, the Hotel Manager looked after the property... More

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Nottingham UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night in a large double room which was clean. Wi Fi was good and free. The Hotel staff were friendly and helpful with check in/out made simple. There was no traffic noise from the nearby main road. Breakfast was not up to what I expected with very little choice on offer. The property is about... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We booked a double room during our recent stay. The two rooms had a connecting door and were lovely rooms. Beds were comfortable, clean and the price was right. Staff was very friendly and the morning breakfast was an added bonus. I would stay again

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Nova Scotia
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Rates were ok, mattresses could have been higher quality. Continental Breakfast consisted of stale muffins. Luckily we were in a hurry to get on our way. Reasonable in a location where prices can get very unreasonable. Clean.

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

On our annual trek to Tofino from Victoria, we like to stop over here. Clean, warm, welcoming staff. Very assuring and good value for price. Rooms are clean and continental breakfast is a bonus. Can walk to beach. Quiet!

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Langley City, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a very clean, comfortable and reasonably priced motel with a very friendly staff. We were just travelling through and wanted a room for one night so we didn't want to pay the huge rates a lot of Parkville's hotels and resorts want. We were able to choose from a number of nearby restaurants for dinner and it was... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My boyfriend and I booked a room here last minute on a long weekend for a surprisingly affordable price. We were greeted by a very friendly lady at the front desk when signing in. She walked us through the room price and answered all of our questions about the area and even upgraded us to a suite for free, we... More

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Edmonton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I recently stayed at the Sandcastle Inn for two weeks when I was in Parksville on business. My entire stay was very comfortable and I felt welcomed every evening after work. The hotel is run by a sweet older couple who were quick to learn my name and made sure my stay was enjoyable. The rooms are clean and a... More

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Address: 374 W. Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandcastle Inn 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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Sandcastle Inn. Since September 2009, we've been under new management with a new heart and new services. *LOCATION : 5 min. walk to beach and town. Easy access to Tofino, Mt. Washington, Nanaimo, Comox Airport etc. *FACILITY : Air conditioned, clean & cozy, non-smoking rooms, kitchenettes, coin laundry, meeting room, BBQ area *SERVICE : Free wireless internet, complimentary continental breakfast, heart-warming service from our staff. ... more   less 
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