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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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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed as a family of six with four teenagers in 1 room. The location is fantastic with a view directly onto the beach. The rooms are slightly faded but clean. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The breakfast is chaotic, self service in a small space, with a waffle machine.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Family and I stayed here for one night on the 20th July. We stayed in a 2 queen bed beach view apartment. Stunning location and view right on the beach. Generally our stay was uneventful, we didn't get poor service and the room was OK and the 'complimentary breakfast was a welcome addition. My main gripe is that this... More

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Hollister, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked us a suite at the Sandcastle Inn for a few days after our wedding for our honeymoon. After riding a motorcycle down hwy 1 we were ready to cool down and relax. We checked into our suite and were SEVERLY disappointed in the accomodations. The room was run down, there was NO a/c in the room, and... More

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Clovis, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I along with several dogs, kids, grandkids, etc. have stayed at the Sandcastle for 25 - 30 years. It is three stories high with a boardwalk near the north end, a "spa" with room for 6 - 7 people. Be sure to wear the courtesy bathrobes which come with the room, for use only. (They sell for... More

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

Thanks for being such loyal guests.of our beach front pet friendly hotel. We truly appreciate your years of patronage and look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Thanks again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great welcome during check-in. Ariel at the front desk needs some customer service training and maybe learn to think outside-the-box. We recently stopped in for a one night stay with one of our friends, whom have been to this hotel several times (this is probably her last time). My friend had made a two room reservations to this... More

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

Thank you for your feedback. While I do understand your frustration, I am sure that you will agree that the hotel's primary concern must be the safety and security of our guests. At times, our security measures may result in inconvenience for some travelers. We will do everything we can to minimize this inconvenience and I apologize that you felt... More

Sanger, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sandcastle Inn on July 16, 2014. Have been to Pismo Beach so many times. First time we stayed at the Sandcastle Inn. We had ocean front view. Couldn't ask for a better view. The staff was great. Very helpful. We didn't have breakfast. Hotel is a little outdated, but clean. Right next to boardwalk and good... More

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

We are pleased that you had the chance to finally stay at our oceanfront hotel in one of our full ocean front rooms. Yes, the view is great, ins't it? We look forward to having you back again very soon. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Northern CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Sandcastle Inn in Pismo Beach. I was a little nervous because we typically stay at 4 star hotels and this was only listed as a 2.5 star hotel. I can say, it's just because it does not have a restaurant and a pool, but you are right on the ocean and there are restaurants all... More

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

As a first time guest, I'm very happy that you fully enjoyed your stay at our beachfront hotel, and that you have already booked a return visit. Thanks so much for being our guest. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed one night at the Sandcastle Inn as part of a California road trip. We chose this hotel because it's on the beach and had rooms that offer great views. I definitely feel like I paid for the view, not necessarily the accommodations. The hotel and our room itself was clean, if not a little sparse.... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your California road trip. I'm glad that you fully enjoyed sitting on your balcony with drinks at night, the sound of the waves as you went to sleep and over breakfast the next morning. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

Crewe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights here in May 2014. The staff were really helpful and friendly. The hotel is very well maintained and the rooms are large and clean. The views are amazing we had an ocean view room and it is well worth paying the bit extra for as the beach is amazing. The hotel is right next to the boardwalk... More

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your 2 day stay with us; from our helpful and friendly staff to our well maintained hotel with amazing ocean views. Thanks for being our guest. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More

glasgow
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a perfect location - our room had a balcony overlooking the beachfront. The staff are friendly but the hotel is slightly old fashioned compared to other hotels we have stayed in in CA. The room did not have air con and the breakfast area wasn't great. Nice hotel for a short stay.

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed our beachfront views from your balcony and our friendly staff. Thank you. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager 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*
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach #6 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach #6 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach #8 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
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There’s so much to see in Pismo Beach and it begins with our property, featuring an upper deck with lounge chairs and a fireplace and some of the best views in the city. ... more   less 
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