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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed staying here - great location and great staff. Excellent breakfast included (gets very crowded so go early or late). We stayed on the 3rd floor and had great views of the Beach/Pier. Hot tub was a in an odd location - behind the main entrance/lobby (on the back of the hotel) so we didn't use.

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West Pennant Hills, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have very stressful lives, as many do. We booked four days and three nights at the Sandcastle Inn to rejuvenate. We never moved the car. Our days were filled with walks, talks, walking to many different and delicious restaurants, guitar playing, reading and catching up on sleep. The hotel was clean, the staff cheerful and helpful,... More 

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

I am truly happy that you were able to find complete R & R at our beachfront hotel during your spring vacation. We appreciate you as our guests and are pleased that you fully enjoyed your stay with us.Thanks so much. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot beat the location of this hotel. It is smack on the beach, within walking distance to 5 great places to eat and has a beautiful view of the ocean and the pier. Hot tub area, and the sitting area on the 3rd floor offered a great view of the sunset. And also a great place to mingle with... More 

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

Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am very pleased that you enjoyed certain aspects of your stay with us, especially our great location. I also appreciate your comments about several items of concern, and will be sure to address them promptly. Thank you again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only stayed for one night on our way down the coast. Stayed in a king suite on the beach front corner of the hotel. Great view from the balcony towards the beach and boardwalk. Good breakfast including 'Cook your own waffles' was popular with wife and daughter. Very short walk to boardwalk and only a couple of steps down to... 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 you enjoyed our great ocean views from your room and breakfast, including our fresh made waffles. We would love to have you back again as our guests. Sincerely, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Reno, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Short & sweet! Booked jacuzzi suit w. fireplace $279.00 nt. last min.thru priceline and paid with my visa card .Arrived,checked in,very nice room right on the beach-NO JACUZZI,,NO FIREPLACE ! Return to front desk was informed that Priceline had booked a Queen double Rack rate $ 229.00 nt Jacuzzi suit is $400.00 nt.But since i had booked thru Priceline and... More 

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

I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, despite your reservation experience. You may always contact us directly at any time and our staff would be more than happy to personally assist you with your reservation needs. Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us. We do look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Roger Wightman... More 

Fremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I got a good deal for the room facing city/mountain with 2 queen beds. The room was spacious and bedsheets were clean. The breakfast options were good. My family enjoyed the free high-speed wifi and more than 50 free channels in flat screen TV. The hotel is next to the boardwalk/beach.

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

My staff and I are very happy that you chose to stay with us during Spring Break, and that you fully enjoyed your experience at our hotel. We can't wait to have you back with us again soon. Warmest regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel, friednly staff, great view of the beach and sunset from the 3rd floor terrace. Breakfast room did get busy, but the rooms were clean and modern - and you couldn't be closer to Pismo Beach.

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

Thanks so much for being our guests, and for your review of our hotel. I'm really happy that you were able to sit back, relax and watch the sun set from our third floor terrace. We would love to see you again on your return to the states. Warmest regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Castleford, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

1st don't count on getting the free breakfast , there are to many people cramed in you will never get to the front of the line ! 2nd our room had a pier view on the 1st floor so we heard laundry non stop and we couldnt leave our door open at night to hear the waves as there were... More 

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

Thanks so much for being our guests. While I am very pleased that you enjoyed our location and great staff, I also appreciate your suggestions for improvement. We strive to be the best hotel in Pismo Beach and I can assure you that we will review these going forward. Thanks again and we do appreciate you being our guests. Sincerely,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a great location. The rooms are very spacious and clean. Great views of the ocean. Great customer service. The free breakfast is delicious. Very quiet and peaceful. I give Sandcastle Inn 5 stars.

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

Thank you so much for your 5 star review of our hotel. My staff and I are very pleased that you fully enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us and truly look forward to having you visit us again soon. Warmest regards, Roger Wightman General Manager More 

Arlington, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at the Sandcastle Inn. Parking was included and the price was great. The hotel itself was very modern and had a great firepit and deck on the third floor overlooking the ocean. It is also directly on the boardwalk and like 100 feet from the beach. Its about a 5 minute walk to the pier... More 

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

Thank you so much for being our guests and for your very thorough review of our hotel. My staff and I are pleased that you enjoyed everything about your stay, and that you were able to enjoy our third floor observation deck overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Should you vacation to Pismo Beach again, we would be honored to have... More 

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