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Overview of Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

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On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
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4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPismo Beach Pier3 min walk
    Popular LocationMonarch Butterfly Grove16 min walk
    Popular LocationNorth Beach Campground17 min walk
    AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)15 min drive

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1-800-675-4318
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Traditional 2 Queens)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Traditional 2 Queens)
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Deluxe 2 Queens with Patio or Balcony)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony (Deluxe 2 Queens with Patio or Balcony)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Traditional King)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed (Traditional King)
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Oceanfront

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Oceanfront
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Partial View King)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed (Partial View King)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Oceanfront

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Oceanfront
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds (Partial View 2 Queens)

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room, 2 Queen Beds (Partial View 2 Queens)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Deluxe King with Patio or Balcony)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Deluxe King with Patio or Balcony)

About this area

Pismo Beach

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach is located on the beach and in an area with good shopping. Bubblegum Alley and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs. Morro Bay State Park and Central Coast Aquarium are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pismo Beach Pier - 3 min walk
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove - 16 min walk
  • North Beach Campground - 17 min walk
  • Pismo Beach Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • Pacific Dunes Ranch Riding Stables - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportSan Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Deck – Beachfront bistro with a bar. Serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Ocean-view hotel with a bar/lounge, near Pismo Beach Pier
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, self parking, and free use of bicycles. All 75 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and LED TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and fans.
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 shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Pismo Beach hotel provides 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Self parking: USD 20 per night

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 10-30 for adults and USD 10-30 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • MP3 dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Is Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach?
Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach located?
Located in Downtown, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Avila Hot Springs and Avila Beach Golf Resort are also within 9 mi (15 km). Grover Beach Station is 29 minutes by foot.
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4 - Good
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Great location and view from the rooms. The property has a nice deck overlooking the ocean.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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Nice little hotel. Took advantage of the bike rentals.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

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I loved my view! It was a lovely stay and i will definitely be back.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
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I loved that the property had the fire pits so the kids did s’mores every night. The ocean view was beautiful and the access to Pismo pier was excellent. The room however looked a little weathered, and run down. You can tell that Covid has left the cleaning staff a little laxed. The beds were comfortable. When we first arrived the room was very stuffy so I attempted to turn the AC on and it was extremely difficult to do so. The remote control had way too many buttons and different settings. I thought that I just couldn’t understand how to do it but it turns out it wasn’t working very well. I notified staff and they repaired it quickly. Once that was corrected it was great. We had the superior ocean view room and it was a superior view however, there were so many spiderwebs and spiders that I was pretty intimidated to go out and enjoy it. Thankfully my husband came to my rescue. Overall we really enjoyed this hotel, but it definitely looks a little rundown. The staff was wonderful and we know that Covid has changed things a little bit, so housekeeping did not clean the room or take out the trash. But that was OK we didn’t make a huge mess. I think it would’ve been different if Cove it was not a thing.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Excellent location. Great atmosphere and beautiful ocean view.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020