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Chico, California
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This hotel was in a great location. We were visiting the Monterey bay aquarium and needed an inexpensive place to sleep. The room was a bit small and the walls were a bit thin. We could hear people above us and other rooms plumbing. The staff were friendly and the room looked nice. It was about what I expected for...

Thank Browneyez620
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Very clean and comfortable room, everything was newly renovated. Bathroom was also very clean and brand new. Bed was comfy, too. And they have HBO :) Location is also very good - you can go to a nice small beach which is not at all crowded by foot (5 min). Stores and places to get breakfast are also nearby.

2Thank grisusweetie
Anderson, California
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The room was clean, the water was hot, the lights came on, the beds were clean, the tv worked, I wouldn't change a thing. the staff was attentive This is stupid, I do not need 200 characters to get my point across, if I didn't like this place I wouldn't even bother with this crap.

1Thank kmakin2016
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this family owned motel. Rooms are clean, bed was comfortable and the continental breakfast was okay. The breads, muffins and fruit could be replenish more often. The price for the room was right were it should be. We would stay here again.

Thank onecr8zymom
Modesto, California
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Recommended by family, and we were pleasantly pleased with everything! Location is great, 10 mins from aquarium. And 10 mins from Wal-Mart, our go-to place on the run! This place is easy to find! It was clean, convenient and comfortable. Parking lot was clean, nice appearance as well as the front office. We checked in it was quick easy, and...

Thank Rachel R
Los Gatos, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Sand Castle is a modest motel, but has some nice features. The bathroom was updated, and we got a fridge and microwave, and the flatscreen TV was good. The bed was comfortable. Overall, a nice place to stay. Very clean.

Thank Marathonsaxman
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The gentleman at reception was extremely helpful when we arrived! Clean, reasonable sized room, with basic continental breakfast available at reception included. Lovely fluffy white towels! Only downside - there's no coffee available in the room! Quiet at night. About 10 minutes from Monterey pier and aquarium. We would happily stay here again.

Thank susieq5719
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Quite noisy streets on side and behind. Beautiful room and bathroom, but no in room coffeemaker. Continental breakfast didn't open until 7:30 AM, and we needed coffee before that. Beach within walking distance and enjoyed local Oxachan(?) Mexican food. Some lobby staff very nice, some borderline rude.

Thank J A
West Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Was surprised to find such a nice, affordable motel that is close to the attractions in Monterey. Very clean and nicely updated. Furnishings are a little dated, but didn't affect our pleasant stay. Definitely recommend for travelers on a budget!

Thank Jean T
Seaside California
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Clean & convenient. Good value. 4 miles from the Monterey Aquarium. Restaurants nearby. Friendly staff. Can't think of 200 characters. But I'd stay here again. Small room. Comfortable bed. Freshly painted. No elevator. But easy access. View of parking lot. Hula Restsurant abt 2 mikes away was excellent !!

Thank genel310

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is conveniently located in Seaside minutes from the beach and near all the major attractions Monterey offers. We are only a short drive to the Aquarium, CSUMB, Fisherman's Wharf, 17 mile drive, Pebble Beach, Cannery Row and Carmel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Castle Inn

Address: 1011 La Salle Ave., Seaside, CA 93955-3614
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: RM285 - RM1,511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sand Castle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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“Top floor as near to reception as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles caroly812, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No room will be quiet here.”
 of 5 bubbles noodle78, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a refrigerator and a microwave and Costco is right across the street so bring in some snacks, breakfast items and save some money :-). ”
 of 5 bubbles Diedmunds, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Keep away from Del Monte side. The noise is not too bad, but can be annoying”
 of 5 bubbles jonthethird, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a Deluxe room if you can! :)”
 of 5 bubbles grisusweetie, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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