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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 #5 of 15 hotels in Parksville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014
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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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Nottingham UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Victoria
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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10 reviews 10 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
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Honestly this motel is not luxury but very cozy and clean. A young lady welcomed us and good service was impressed. Comparing with other motels in Parksville this one is very clean. I strongly recommend stay here with comfort.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I needed a base in the Parksville area and decided to go cheap. The rooms are shabby and the breakfast is minimal. However, the room including the bathroom was clean and the muffins tasted fresh. The rooms beside the driveway may be noisier. So, depending on your standards, if money is in short supply, I'd recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Once we arrived we were greeted by two very polite staff members and had a smooth and easy check in. The hotel was extremely clean and the were staff friendly and accommodating. The hotel is in close proximity of the falls and town. I would highly recommend and will be going back with family and friends.

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Additional Information about Sandcastle Inn

Also Known As:
Sandcastle Hotel Parksville
Sandcastle Hotel
Sandcastle Inn Parksville, Vancouver Island
Address: 374 W. Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Parksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandcastle Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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