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4.0 out of 5

"Nice location right on the beach. Comfortable and clean. A little TLC here and there would make it an excellent property but that didn’t effect our st ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 19 Apr 2019

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Hotel Description

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach puts you in the heart of Pismo Beach, steps from Pismo Beach Pier and within a 20-minute stroll of Monarch Butterfly Grove. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace.

LED TVs with cable channels are featured in all 75 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and free toiletries. Free local calls, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The bistro, The Deck, is open for breakfast and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 3-star Downtown Pismo Beach hotel include Avila Hot Springs and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Traditional King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$381* Per night/room 23 Jun. - 24 Jun.

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds (Partial View 2 Queens)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Deluxe 2 Queens with Patio or Balcony)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Traditional 2 Queens)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Partial View King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Everyone (2) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Nice location right on the beach. Comfortable and clean. A little TLC here and there would make it an excellent property but that didn’t effect our stay at all.

Posted by on 19 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 May 2019 by Kristin F.

Thank you for sending us your review! Our team will work hard to ensure that our facilities will have an extra TLC. Thank you for staying at Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach and we hope to see you soon!

5 out of 5
Right on the beach, huge room and bed. Great place, wish we’d stayed longer.

Posted by on 13 Aug. 2018

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3 out of 5
A great location in a cute little town. The staff were amazing and the room clean and comfy. The breakfast area was lacking attention and space.

Posted by , from Australia on 27 Jun. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Jun. 2018 by Roger

Thank you for being our guest. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our downtown beachfront location, clean room and amazing staff. Our bistro will be opening very soon for our guests to enjoy breakfast, lunch treats and a dinner tapas menu, along with wine and beer service. We would love to have you join us again. Kind regards, Roger Wightman General Manager

About the Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Location 100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach also features a rooftop terrace, a fireplace in the lobby, and express check-out. For a fee, parking is available. This 3-star Pismo Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 75 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1985
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) (14 km / 8.7 mi)
  • Train station: Grover Beach Station (2.5 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach offers 75 accommodations with iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. 55-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

The Deck - This beachfront bistro serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sandcastle Inn
  • Sandcastle Inn Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel Beach Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel Beach
  • Sandcastle Beach Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Beach
  • Sandcastle On The Pismo
  • Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach Hotel
  • Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach Hotel Pismo Beach

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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