We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“The view!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sandcastle Inn

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Bookmark
You added Sandcastle Inn to your Saves list
Sandcastle Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449   |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #6 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Port Hueneme, California
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great hotel, must get the ocean view room, could have sat there all day gazing at the ocean.
Perfect location, walked to everything. Great food at Rosa's, 5 minute walk. Nice breakfast in the morning.

Room Tip: Any oceanfront room.
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
My staff and I are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our great hotel in the perfect location, and we do look forward to having you as our guests again soon.
Sincerely,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

657 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    404
    169
    57
    12
    15
See reviews for
217
272
15
27
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (208)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Beautiful room with the whole Ocean view, own balgon. The hotel has great location by the beach! And what a beach. Running during the sunset was awsome. Waves are magnificiant ecen if we don't surf. Pismo Beatch is propably one of the most beautiful beaches. I love this!

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
I am so very happy to have had you as our guest and am pleased that you fully enjoyed your stay with us, especially our beautiful room with full ocean view. Thanks for being our guest.
Cheers,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Edmond, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We arrived early and the staff was very accommodating in letting us check in early...what a relief that was. As I grew up in the area I was familiar with the appeal of Pismo Beach and staying overnight was a dream come true, listening to the waves all night was very relaxing. The accommodations were as advertised: our room was clean and comfortable and enjoyable. Recommend this hotel highly.

Room Tip: Rooms on north side face the beach, coastline and town
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, April 29, 2014
I am very pleased that we met your expectations of a clean, comfortable and enjoyable room, and that my staff was very accomodating to your requests. Thanks so much for being our guest.

Sincerely,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Great place for stop-over on the way to SF. Nice town and shops. Our room was on the ground floor overlooking the car park and beach. Very good size room with two King beds. The breakfast was OK, however the room was very impersonal. What a difference a table cloth, real cups and cutlery would make. Pity we did not get to see the third floor patio, but we did get to walk all around the town. I would come back to this hotel and town.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
I'm glad that you chose to stay with us on your trip to San Francisco, and that you enjoyed our accomodations. I appreciate your concerns about breakfast as well and will certainly take them into consideration. Thanks again for being our guest.
Cheers,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here in 1 B/R partial view of the beach. Checked in at 4pm, Rachel was very nice and accomodating. She is the front desk personnel mentioned in previous reviews by people.
The hotel is few steps from the beach. The children and us, 4 adults in our group enjoyed eveything - from their breakfast, surrey (bike ride), and location.Our families never had any issues about our rooms - bed so comfy, rooms are clean, Keurig coffee available, and more. For sure, we will stay here again when we go back to Pismo. Next time, we are going to book on the 3rd floor with the view of the beach. Thanks to the hotel staff for being so wonderful.

Room Tip: Choose the rooms with complete beach view. Also, don't forget to ride the surrey.
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
My staff and I are very pleased that you chose to stay with us and that you had a completely wonderful stay. I am so happy as well that you enjoyed our comfy bed, clean roooms and new coffee makers. Thanks again for being our guest.
Sincerely,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Oberwil, Schweiz
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Perfect location directly at the beach. Nice Rooms and a perfect patio in the third floor. Also the patio in first floor with hot tub. Restaurants and shops in walking distance.
The staff is excellent and friendly.

Room Tip: Also the standard rooms are excellent
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
Thanks so much for being our guest. I am very pleased that our location, rooms and outdoor patios suited your needs perfectly. My excellent staff and I look forward to having you as our guest again soon.
Sincerely,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
camarillo
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

This place is first class at a value price! You cannot beat the location! You can walk to the shopping , restaraunt areas! However, the highlight is the third floor patio! Lounge chairs, firepower gas heater! You can sit for hours and people watch as the hotel is on the boardwalk! I will stay longer next time! Did I mention, free cookies! Kids loved it!

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Manager423, General Manager at Sandcastle Inn, responded to this review, April 17, 2014
I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our third floor patio. My staff and I are quite proud of it as well. Thanks so much for being our guest.

Sincerely,
Roger Wightman
General Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Been to Sandcastle Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sandcastle Inn

Address: 100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#10 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sandcastle Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Loews Hotels, Despegar.com, Priceline, Odigeo, Expedia and Tingo so you can book your Sandcastle Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sandcastle Hotel Pismo Beach
Sandcastle Inn Pismo Beach
Sandcastle Pismo Beach

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sandcastle Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.