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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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washington
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

The hotel was nicer than I expected. Great location - Right across from the beach. Walking distance to several restaurants. Outdoor pool was heated at 90 degrees! Kids loved the pool and hot tub. The room was bigger than expected - full kitchen with everything you could need. Check out was 11am. I wish they would have allowed an extra... More 

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wenatchee, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

We're here on a timeshare trade for the second time. Spring or summer its a great condo and beautiful location. Hope to kayak the bay and visit MT. Baker today.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

Our family stayed during July 4th weekend and had a wonderful time. Not only our the fireworks an enjoyment from the top floor balcony, but they offered us a complimentary barbecue beforehand. Kevin with Guest services went above and beyond to make sure we had an enjoyable day. I will beak next year.

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Victoria BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

My sister and I stayed in a 2-bed 2-bath unit here on August 4. We had a gorgeous view of the beach and tidal pools. The restaurant - with live music - was directly below our condo, however since the restaurant closed at 10 pm - noise was not an issue. Birch Bay is excellent for families with small children... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

It provided a nice place to stay at a low quality. Carpets are mucky and worn and the bed room furniture is of low quality. The towels and robes are getting threat bare. While daily housekeeping services are provided, they are unacceptably done. We stayed for two weeks, after the first week we had to call and ask to have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

We couldn't be happier with our stay at the Sandcastle. The two bedroom was more than we could expect. It was like our 4-star stays in Whistler. As the weather can be quite unpredictable the heated outdoor pool was a savior for our two year old son, while we waited for the tides to move out for digging. We will... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2011

Four of us went to Birch Bay to walk in the 15km Road race and decided to try the Sandcastle. As we were four women we needed a bed each and the 3 bedroom/3 bathroom unit was perfect. The furniture was just great as were the lovely linens on the beds.We just loved our cosy suite with a water view.... More 

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phoenix
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

Hello Everyone, Well 1st off this resort is right in the middle of Birch bay with 4 places to eat all within a one min. walk,and 2 small country stores....All with a min. walk! Very nice! The staff was awesome as well and very helpful! They should all be rewarded!!! Now the resort:) It was more than we would ever... More 

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GC, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

We spent a week there the end of October. Five adults in a nice 3 bedroom Condo traded through RCI. It was very comfortable and well decorated. It was a back corner room with a view of the bay and the Mountains. No road traffic noise and little noise from neighboring rooms. The pool and hot tub and area was... More 

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Southington,Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2010

This was an RCI exchange and the place was very nice, as this was our base we ventured out to Mt.Baker,Mt.Baker Winery,Vancouver B.C. and some of the surrounding area. Taylor Shellfish off of Chuckanut Drive was a very interesting stop. Bought Dungeness Crab and Mussels. And learned all about oyster framing. Bellingham wa. is a nice place to visit.

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