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    Sand Castle Inn

    1011 Auto Center Pkwy, Seaside, CA 93955-3614
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good45%
    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Friendly welcome and big room with a large bathroom. All very clean and comfortable. Surrounded by big brand shops and beach was less than 15min walk. Complementary coffee in reception was also included.

    Thank niallquinn1989
    Reviewed June 14, 2017

    We arrived quite late but the member of staff on site were just fantastic. The room was a great size and spotless, The bathroom was the same just perfect fully tiled and again spotless. Coffee is served free of charge all day. Location great only...More

    Thank Lainey5757
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Sand Castle InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    What a fantastic recommendation! Thank you so much for your kind words, we try to make all of our guests stays as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, and we are delighted that this was certainly the case for you. We hope you will stay with...More

    Reviewed May 26, 2017

    The room clean, and spacious. The bedding was modern and beds comfortable.. The property is well maintained. The price for the area was a good value. And Gusto's Restaurant next door was a nice bonus.More

    1  Thank Icefamily4
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Sand Castle InnResponded May 30, 2017

    It was our pleasure to be your host on your recent visit. We are happy that everything was to your liking and particularly our clean and spacious rooms and modern decor. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and our...More

    Reviewed May 17, 2017

    Place is clean and well kept, my room was very comfortable, clean and fresh smelling... bathroom was good and clean too... but no cups for drinking in room.. good location and easy to find and freeway close .. close to restaurants and gas.. Across the...More

    Thank Mike S
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Sand Castle InnResponded May 19, 2017

    Hi Mike, We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you benefited so much from our great location. Thanks very much for your review, in particular your comments about how comfortable and clean your room was. We really hope that you'll visit...More

    Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

    Since our daughter has been going to school in Monterey for the last year we have visited her several times and have stayed at the Sand Castle Inn. But, this last time we were very disappointed this time. Had an issue with our reservation to...More

    Thank onecr8zymom
    Response from GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Sand Castle InnResponded May 10, 2017

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us again, and this time on the special occasion of your daughter's graduation. We are very sorry that you had not been made aware of the fact that we no longer serve breakfast, and we apologize for this...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • $101 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Location
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    • California >
    • Monterey County >
    • Seaside
    • Also Known As
    • Sand Castle Hotel Seaside
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    caringkarla
    May 20, 2017|
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    Response from onecr8zymom | Reviewed this property |
    They do have a handicapped-accessible room, but you should call and see if it's available
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    Patricia925
    July 3, 2016|
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    Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
    We didn't see any dogs. You might want to directly contact the Inn.
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    Elaine S
    March 14, 2016|
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    Response from shoot2thrill | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure since we did not bring any pets
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    "Perfect spotless clean and roomy"
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    "Top floor as near to reception as possible."
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    "No room will be quiet here."
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