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Sandcastle Inn

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100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was lovely with great communal areas to enjoy a glass of wine. Our sea view room was lovely and very relaxing with comfy chairs on the balcony to enjoy the views. It wasn't expensive to buy wine and you get to keep the glasses as a souvenir.I have read the comments about the lack of airconditioning and we... More 

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

Thanks so much Trudy for being our guest. I'm so glad that you had such a great stay with us. And is there really a better way to watch the whales and dolphins frolic in the ocean than from your private balcony with a glass of our local wine? My staff and I can't wait to see you again. Warm... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was fantastic - the beachside location was great and the staff couldn't do enough to make your stay enjoyable. Great hot tub on the front deck to watch the sunset from! Would highly recommend and as for the comments re no air con - we sacrificed the front view for a side on view room with air con.... More 

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

Thanks so much Tracey for your very thorough review of our beachfront hotel. My staff and I are really happy that you had an excellent stay with us. We always strive to provide the best customer service possible, and to make every one of our guests experience a very enjoyable one. It is great to hear that we delivered for... More 

Sacramento
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is right on the beach & a very short walk to shops and restaurants. Rooms are nicely decorated, however the beds were a bit firm. They also serve a continental breakfast in the morning. All of the rooms with an ocean view do not have air conditioning. As a result, our room got warm and stuffy. They provide... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I'm glad that you enjoyed our beachfront location and nicely decorated rooms. This unusually warm and humid weather lately has played havoc with us here at the beach where a/c is normally not needed. While we do guarantee check in at 4pm, I do wish we would have been able to get... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice rooms with beautiful ocean views, right on the beach. The location is extremely convenient as it is an easy walk to good restaurants and to the Pismo Beach pier. The hotel provides free excellent continental breakfasts and free wi-fi. The clam chowder in this town is terrific.

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

My staff and I are very pleased that you chose to stay with us and that you fully enjoyed your stay, from our excellent continental breakfast to our nice, clean rooms. Thanks again for being our guest. Best regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

New Malden, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pismo is a small beach town with only the beach going for it. Me and my Dads only source of fun was the outdated pinball machines we spent our day on. There is nothing to do apart from walk the beach, which is very nice. There are really only 3 food options, a Chinese, Italian and fast food place. There... More 

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

Thanks for being our guest and for your review of our quant Inn in beautiful Pismo Beach. Our guests tell us time and time again how much they love our complimentary continental breakfast and beachfront Jacuzzi, and I am truly sorry you did not find this to be the case. Should you find yourself on California's Central Coast again, we... More 

Citrus Heights, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 nights in an ocean front room was perfect. Walk to the pier to go fishing or watch sunset. Good food, drinks and shops within walking distance. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We will return next year and stay a little longer.

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

I'm really happy that you fully enjoyed your 4 night stay with us at our oceanfront inn right on the beach. My fantastic staff and I can't wait to see you again next year. Thanks so much for being our guest. Warm regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on our journey from San Francisco to LA. The website gives the impression of a hotel that is individually owned with a personal touch, but this is not the case. I felt this was an overpriced stay. Location: Adjacent to the beach, but no access door from the hotel. No easily accessible shower to wash... More 

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

Thanks so much for being our guests while travelling from San Francisco to LA. I'm very happy that you enjoyed our efficient check in and check out process. I wanted to let you know that we do have an outdoor sand shower in our parking lot area that is always available for our guests use after enjoying the beach. Thanks... More 

Atlanta, GA
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people at the front desk are super nice and helpful. Room is fresh and clean; great to have a patio with view of a beautiful beach. Breakfast is standard fare - waffles, bagels, yogurts, oatmeal, cereals - plenty of seating and nice bright room. Easy walk to the pier and to pismo beach stores and restaurants.

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

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed our great location and the great service by our super nice and helpful front desk staff. We can't wait to see you and your family again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not really an "inn," Sandcastle is a motel, and a rather pleasant one. Rooms are clean and have everything you need: comfortable beds, desk, easy chair and serviceable clean bathroom. The property is well-maintained and staff friendly and helpful. Its best feature: it sits directly on Pismo Beach. So, if you're going for sand and sea, this place will suit.... More 

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

Thanks so much for being our guest. I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at our ocean front hotel, right on Pismo State Beach. I'm glad that you enjoyed our breakfast as well. Thanks again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

McLean, Virginia
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great location. beautiful sunset from the ocean front room. close to pier. good size room. clean. decent breakfast. 3rd floor ocean front room recommended. free parking and wifi. we stayed here to visit wineries.

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

Thanks so much for being our guests and for your very thorough review of our hotel. I'm really glad you had the opportunity to enjoy some of our great local wineries while staying with us as well. We'll see you on your next trip to Pismo. Thanks again. Roger Wightman General Manager More 

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