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Sandcastle at Birch Bay

3.5 of 5 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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Portland, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 The unit was outdated, with huge heavy furniture.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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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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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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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
35 helpful votes 35 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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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We recently stayed here for a week and enjoyed the resort. The beds were comfortable. Be aware that there is no air conditioning in the rooms but 3 large box fans were provided which we kept going the entire time. Most of the time we were very comfortable. The staff removes garbage daily and will replace towels as requested. The... More 

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Stacy L, General Manager at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Wow,it sounds like you had a fun filled vacation and took advantage of all the fun things to do here and in the surrounding areas! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to be here at such a beautiful time of the year. One thing for sure you cannot beat watching the sunset from the 5th... More 

Chimacum, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a great time. The place was clean and busy. For having a full house everyone working there was great. You could tell they were working hard but kept a good attitude the whole time. Only had one issue and Bill the repair man was there in a minutes. Even though it was an issue I made he was... More 

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Address: 7854 Birch Bay Drive, Birch Bay, WA 98230
Location: United States > Washington > Birch Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandcastle at Birch Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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