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Sandcastle at Birch Bay

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7854 Birch Bay Drive, Birch Bay, WA 98230
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Everett, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with friends in a roomy 2-bedroom suite with well-furnished kitchen and lovely view of the water and sunset. The outdoor pool, with adjacent hot tub, is heated comfortably for the winter. The concierge was very helpful in finding groceries and dining. Parking lot gets crowded, and you may have to park on unpaved area.

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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Went with family and friends stayed in nice three bedroom with great view of Birch Bay...staff was very friendly and tolerant...room was large, clean and updated. Nice bar attached to property and close to other bars and restaurants. Bay directly across the street.

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Portland, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We belong to the Raintree Vacation Club and normally visit our place in Cabo, Mexico, but this time, we decided to try a place closer to our home so we visited the Sand Castle in Birch Bay, WA. As Blue members, we do get the best room available at the time, so we did get a lovely 2 bedroom suite... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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107 reviews 107 reviews
14 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on a time share exchange. I am always a little leery of our time share exchanges as we have had some poor exchanges over the years. The Sandcastle was top of the line. The apartment was lovely. Very clean, modern kitchen, with up to date appliances and granite counter space. The layout was ideal for two people,... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed at the Sandcastle in September 2014. While there was not much to do right in the town of Birch Bay, the room was very spacious, clean, and looked out over the Bay. We had a rental car and took day trips to Bellingham, Anacortes(Orcas Island), Vancouver, Mt. Baker.

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Montpelier, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed here in September and loved the view of the bay from the condo. The condo itself left a bit to be desired. Sandcastle is in need of some attention. The unit was outdated, with huge heavy furniture. The lighting was very poor, with only one bedside lamp in each bedroom. The kitchen area had been recently redone and... More 

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Central Coast, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stayed at the Sandcastle as a Diamond Resort owner. Compared to the many properties we've stayed at in the past, I would rate this one average. The one-bedroom room wasn't roomy; just adequate. Our view of the bay was lovely, however. The kitchen was well-equipped, as usual. We didn't get a chance to use the pool/spa because it was... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We are from Vancouver and love coming to Birch Bay for peaceful, quaint get-aways. For our stay at the sandcastle, we started out in a 2 bdrm suite and our kids came to visit. We had a comfortable stay for the most part and the beds were ok ... However, we found the 2 bdrm almost a little too small... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Room 204 needs air conditioning. It is above the pool heating equipment. This results in the suite becoming very warm, mid80's most of the time. If in no other suite, AC should be installed in this room. The carpeting was dirty as were the light fixtures. The dishwasher leaks, and the pillows are the worst. The staff went above and... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. The apartment was spacious, clean and very tastefully decorated. Excellent kitchen amenities, nice bathroom and a very comfortable king bed. The staff was friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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