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On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
On the beach, white sand
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Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
1,000 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Parking Available
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

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

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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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About this area

Pismo Beach

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach is located on the beach and in an area with good shopping. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Bubblegum Alley 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.
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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

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. 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.

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

  • 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
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
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Close to Pier, beach and everything.Nice location nice staff
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location right on the beach. Disappointed in the value based on cost. Rooms are average at best. When we arrived there was no Towels in our room, and there was only 2 people I saw working at the Hotel, which means hard to deliver good customer service.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful grounds, close near downtown, oceanview rooms
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was our first time staying at Sandcastle Hotel. We had a lovely view of the beach from our balcony. We where able to take a short walk to the pismo pier and enjoy time around the firepit in the evening. The beds where comfortable. I do wish there was a microwave in the room.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Customer service was curt and rude during every interaction. Great location and nice enough room- although we heard every little sound through the walls and hallways. We will not stay here again based on employee attitudes alone.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020