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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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Salmon Arm, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Main hallway carpet torn many places and very dirty , room carpets very dirty , bathroom sink rusting out , bed and box spring made creaking noises every time 1 of us moved at all . I would not recommend the place for anyone on a trip to Parksville . The very worst thing was our door was left ajar... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Stayed one night on the way through the town. Great hotel, bed, room and bathroom was clean, and aired. TV and WiFi worked well. In fact each room had its own WiFi router so speed was good and it didn't grind to a halt between 9 and 10pm which is what commonly happens in other hotels. i had a view... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We were met with a smile and our standard room was clean, bed comfy. Free WiFi, toast and coffee/juice for breakfast. I had read ahead and brought my own hair dryer. True enough, it's not an ocean view but then you're not paying resort prices. We found the staff always helpful and slept well. I suspect that in Summer it... More 

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Victoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This roadside hotel is well located in Parksville, Vancouver island, close to beaches, restaurants, and across the road from mini golf and bumper boats. Location: Excellent as above, located beside excellent Kalvas restaurant. Room: We booked a third floor kitchenette. Kitchen was spartan, as expected. No oven, only hot rings and microwave. Small beer fridge. No counters or set up... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were pleased with our stay at the sandcastle inn. Check in was quick and simple. Our room was spacious and clean, nothing fancy but happy with the free WiFi and nice TV. The only thing I wish we had jn the room was a mini fridge. Fair rates and in a great location.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This used to be a good inexpensive hotel. It's now priced the same better hotels but nowhere near the quality. The breakfast was almost non-existent and if you happen to an allergy to wheat, your only breakfast option is an apple. The bed wasn't comfortable and the seating was an uncomfortable futon. We've stayed here for the last several years... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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 Island Hwy W, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: $60 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandcastle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Sandcastle Hotel Parksville
Sandcastle Inn Parksville, Vancouver Island
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