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Sandcastle Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #9 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our welcome here was warm, informative and accommodating. The town is quaint but a quick drive from beautiful San Louis Obispo. Rooms are a little small and insist on a beach front room. You are 2 feet away from the beach, great to watch the kids play whilst you sit on the balcony. Checkout was easy and no fuss, but... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for being our guest while visiting California's beautiful Central Coast. I'm very glad that you fully enjoyed our beachfront rooms, and can assure you that we will improve on our check out protocol. Warmest regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first road trip on the California coast and not sure where to stay between Santa Barbara and Carmel. We wanted Oceanside and the Sandcastle Inn looked like it might fit the bill. Everything about our stay, arrival to departure, exceeded expectations. Close to what we needed for an overnite stay and right on the ocean. Thank you to staff... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

I am very happy that we were able to exceed your expectations during your recent stay. Our staff strives to provide excellent customer service daily and I am pleased you found this to be true. We can't wait to see you again on your next journey. All the best, Roger Wightman General Manager More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is not overly large but was clean and the bed was comfy. They offer an expanded continental breakfast which included make your own waffles. We were on the second floor and I loved sitting on the balcony and watching the waves. This hotel is right on the sand! Every morning I walked along the beach and collected sand... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you loved your stay with us. It truly is great to leave your slider open and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves, isn;t it? We can't wait to have you join us again. Warmest Regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 16 recently stayed at this property while touring the pacific coast highway. Pismo Beach is a lovely town! The property does not have air conditioning and the rooms were stuffy at night. The location is fantastic right on the beach and the rooms were spacious.

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad that your group was able to stay with us in our spacious rooms during your Pacific Coast Tour. It is unfortunate that we have had such hot, humid weather lately here on the coast, which is very unusual for us this time of year. Thanks again for being our guest. Kind Regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Newbury Park, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sandcastle Inn was great for a short weekend getaway. Located right on the beach it was easy to wander, watch the surfers, and sunsets. The 3rd floor deck looks right out to the ocean and is great to watch the sunset (with Plexiglas to shield the wind). Good local beers to buy at the front desk. Breakfast was fine,... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad that you were able to take full advantage of all that our great beachfront location has to offer. And our local micro brewed beers are great, aren't they? We are very happy that you chose to stay with us and can't wait to see you again. Warmest regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Auburn, NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here on more than one occasion and every time it is perfect. They always have honored our request to have rooms together. The whole place is very clean. The staff very nice and accomodating. Breakfast has great waffles, hard boiled eggs, oatmeal, pastries, etc. The upgrades are very nice. Love being able to walk a couple of... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

My staff and I are very happy that you fully enjoyed everything about your stay with us. Thanks as well for noticing the changes that we consistently make to our hotel for our guests enjoyment. We can't wait to see you again soon. All the best, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to our room which overlooked the parking lot & thought we had booked a room with a view instead of double queen non-view (also this room in the main building did not have air-conditioning, which my husband needs). I found our confirmation & saw we did not book a partial view. However, I got on the hotel website... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for being our guests. I'm very happy that my staff was able to accomodate your request, and that you enjoyed our nice, clean rooms. I'm pleased as well that you were able to enjoy our 3rd floor observation deck during your visit. Thanks again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Tulare, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to stay somewhere further out of town but tried this a few months ago so our kids could be in town without all the driving and we fell in love. We were recently there for our wedding anniversary and it was superb. Plan to return in October!

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

I'm very pleased to hear that you fell in love with our hotel on your very first visit, and on your wedding anniversary as well. We can't wait until you return again in October; we very much look forward to it. Thanks again. Warmest Regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Fresno, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love staying here. We have for years. Management and front desk are wonderful and helpful. While it might be aging a bit there are MANY updates being made there. The area of the hotel is PERFECT! We didn't have to drive out anywhere if we didn't want to, it's located steps from the beach, the pier, restaurants and shops.... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for being such a loyal guest. I'm very happy that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us, especially our latest wine, beer and snack food offerings. We look forward to seeing you again real soon. Warmest Regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family researched hotels for our recent trip to Pismo Beach extensively. We settled on the Sandcastle Inn, despite it being outside of our budget, because of its many amenities: breakfast, ocean vies, ocean view Jacuzzi, and above all else, its location. We actually decided that staying fewer nights was worth the upgrades of this hotel. When we arrived, it... More

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Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for letting me know about your stay. While I am very happy that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay, I am very sorry that you just happened to be with us when we encountered two fairly critical unforseen maintenance issues. While this is never pleasant, I do fully understand your concerns. I would be happy to discuss... More

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Address: 100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sandcastle Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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