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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed April 29, 2013

We've been staying at The Sandcastle in Birch Bay on a regular basis since it opened. After doing the math we realized it is a better alternative to buying a seaside cottage. And as a bonus, our vacation time is free of all the maintenance chores which come with a cottage. The Sandcastle has well maintained units with full size...

1Thank Colin-Noden
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 10, 2013

What a perfect location, we wanted to get away from it all. We arrived in sun and warmth. To see Mt Baker in the distance from your room and balcony was wonderful. We made full use of the pool, having an adult only time really suited us. From the moment we arrived it felt like a home away from home....

2Thank Peter_Dawes
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

I rated this property slightly lower because of one primary thing. More care needs to be taken with the cleaning. The carpets in the public areas are in desperate need of a thorough cleaning. The lobby belies the cleanliness of the rest of the property. The staff are very friendly and willing to help. The location is superb. You have...

2Thank OneOldSage
Springfield, Oregon
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Location. Location. Location. We stayed here for a week in March. Wonderful property and staff. Friendly, helpful and there for the guests. We were in a large three bedroom, three bathroom unit with a view of the bay. Being off season we were pleasantly surprised with 5 days of sun for out walks. Lots of good restaurants close by with...

5Thank Rainbows4Sale
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed January 14, 2013

these are condos right on the water. the people at front desk were very helpful, the property was very well maintained and the condo it self was great. Don;t think you could find any better! They also have bar and grill on property, we watched the playoff games had great time, the food,service and atmosphere are all very good !...

3Thank cooks1957
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Back in Blaine to see the grandchildren and for another fine stay at the Sandcastle. Had a two bedroom unit this time, I assume because a one was not available. No complaints at a bargain $100 a night. Love the convenience of a kitchen for breakfast. Enjoyed the heated pool and hot tub despite the 40 degree temps. Very helpful...

3Thank Joannecam
Reviewed November 9, 2012

We stayed at Sandcastle with some friends during the 1st week in Oct. This time of year was at the very end of their season. The place was booked but it didn’t have that feel…we hardly saw anyone there. Our suite was a 2/2, w/d, fireplace, full kitchen and shared living/dining room area with a full view of the bay....

2Thank KIM V
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed October 26, 2012

We stayed at Birch Bay for one week with the other couple who posted. We were pleased with the apartment although it was the funniest layout ever. The living room area is a open combined living room, dining area, and kitchen all in one. The bedrooms are separated which is nice. We enjoyed our week and really did not use...

6Thank lynclarke
Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had a 2 bedroom here in October and knew that it would be a quiet time of year but we enjoyed it thoroughly - its a great home base for trips to Vancouver, Bellingham, Mt Baker, local wineries and various farmers markets and local food sources. The property needs a little updating like replacing the hall carpet and sofas...

1Thank AlaskaChick
Carlinville, Illinois
Reviewed October 16, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Sandcastle with another couple from October 6-13 and it was a very positive experience, We stayed in a 3 bedroom on the thrird floor and even though it was in the back corner - we still had a lovely view of the bay. Our room was one of the largest we have ever...

2Thank Ken B
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Sandcastle at Birch Bay

Address: 7854 Birch Bay Dr, Birch Bay, WA 98230-9656
Location: United States > Washington > Birch Bay
Price Range: $129 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandcastle at Birch Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“East side one bedroom has view of two ponds and Mt. Baker”
  • large w/d
  • fireplace
  • bathroom
  • bedroom tv
  • kitchen
 of 5 bubbles ch00seyon3, 1 week ago | Read review
“West side faces the bay, but above a bar and street traffic. North side faces a noisy bar..South side is above a very noisy restaurant/bar”
 of 5 bubbles KCDRS, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“The upper west rooms have the best view. South side a bit noisy - over the restaurant bar.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthb461, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better not facing pool.”
 of 5 bubbles odessa712, Oct 27, 2015 | Read review
“Good rooms are reserved for primary time share owners (posted). Be sure you are not over the bar or main entrance - or by the dumpsters”
 of 5 bubbles mwiggin, Sep 2, 2015 | Read review
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