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Sandcastle Inn

374 W. Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The young lady at the front desk was very polite and friendly. We requested a room change and they were very accommodating. The rooms were clean and bright. It is next door to a great restaurant and within walking distance to the beach and other anemities.

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Vernon, B.C.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Front Desk staff were polite, not overly friendly, but did provide us with a map of the area. The room was clean , but in need of an update. Breakfast is very limited. It is conveniently located on the main Hwy , close to shopping and the city park.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here recently. Last minute plans, so not a lot of choice left. This was about 4 blocks from the great community park/beach - an easy walk. The park is great with a fantastic playground. The motel was OK - nothing special. The breakfast was Ok, but no gluten free options and nothing special. Amy at the desk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price is quite reasonable, the staff are super friendly and the view of being on the water is amazing. Loved having coffee and tea with my husband on the deck, super quiet and peaceful. Beach is rocky not sandy and has a seaweed smell when the tide is out.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The breakfast included in a stay here is enjoyable. Not the greatest selection but enough to get you going on your way: cereals, toast, muffins, fruit, coffee, tea, juice and milk. Nice little breakfast area, with TV set to CBC news and papers to read. Judging by the other visitors, seniors like to frequent this place (not a bad thing... More 

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Lake Cowichan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

+Very clean +Very well maintained +Continental Breakfast included +Room was large comfortable +Room had mini kitchenette +Good WiFi coverage +Air conditioned Staff were very helpful, polite. Would look forward to staying there again.

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Spruce Grove, AB
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a good reasonably priced motel. Conveniently located and easy to find. It's clean and has a basic continental breakfast included in the price. The mattresses could use updating as they are getting a little saggy. The bath towels are getting thin.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The Sandcastle provides a standard hotel/motel room for a fair price in a very convenient location. Booked through booking.com there were no problems; the room was bright, clean, and well appointed, with a comfortable bed and free parking. At $69 a night in the off season it's a good deal compared to other budget hotels and the simple breakfast options... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in mid January, so the price was very low $69. The room was spotless and so was the bathroom which surprised me because of the obvious age of the place. The wi-fi worked great in our room. the only flaw was those funny little soaps. There was a small breakfast every morning with coffee,milk, and... More 

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Calgary
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in the summer while visiting family in Parksville. Wish I hadn't! I figured for $140 a night it would be at least mediocre. Wish it had been that good! This place is so cheap, they only have tiny packets of shampoo and conditioner, well past their stamped expiry date, and tiny, gritty bars of soap... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandcastle Inn. Since September 2009, we've been under new management with a new heart and new services. *LOCATION : 5 min. walk to beach and town. Easy access to Tofino, Mt. Washington, Nanaimo, Comox Airport etc. *FACILITY : Air conditioned, clean & cozy, non-smoking rooms, kitchenettes, coin laundry, meeting room, BBQ area *SERVICE : Free wireless internet, complimentary continental breakfast, heart-warming service from our staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandcastle Inn

Address: 374 W. Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: $77 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandcastle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Sandcastle Hotel Parksville
Sandcastle Inn Parksville, Vancouver Island
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