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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, welcoming, easy access to Highway, Monterey, and anywhere else you want to go. Was quiet. They were trying to fix a plumbing issue near our room, but it was not an issue. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank Sherrie C
Long Grove, IL, United States
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed here four days in September. Price was the factor. Minimal continental breakfast included. Good location for Monterrey activities and Central Coast exploring. Neighborhood is car dealer row. Baths were updated but the property is very tired. Parking is barely adequate.

Thank David C. V
New Mexico
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I wanted to explore the Monterey area but wanted reasonable and pleasant accommodations. the Sand Castle Inn i n Seaside is just north of Monterey. A friendly family run motel with plenty of parking and off the main drag so it is quiet. The room was modern, beds comfortable and clean with a modern bathroom with...

Thank cdlune
Canton of Jura, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

VERY CLEAN!! I picked this hotel because it was the cheapest with good reviews near Monterey. It is walking distance to many restaurants & right next to Gusto Italian. The inside of the room was incredibly clean. Their was no dust or hair. No mildew in the bathroom or the shower curtain. The tub looked brand new it was so...

1Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

No value for money, the motel is too expensive, the employees, or owner I don't know, is not very customer friendly. Rooms are clean and big, the security bold on the door was broken, the bathroom wasn't the best I've seen for this kind of cash, to find a good restaurant requires a car, or a long walk, nothing special...

Thank BerryvdM
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Granted, we did stay there during peak season and a jazz festival, so prices were high everywhere. But $250/night for this place was pretty darn high. The hotel itself was a little rundown. I had read complaints about parking and we did not have a problem there. Lights by the beds didn't work, alarm clock was unplugged, some mold in...

Thank jennbird
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 September 2016

affordable, friendly staff, average room, clean, comfy bed and just a few min. walk to sand dunes and a bike lane which has lights at night where I was able to go for a run. breakfast included - eggs, cereals, juices, coffee, bananas as well as a possibility to make waffles

Thank Natalie K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I guess you don't expect much of a motel like this, but it was not clean enough, has fairly miserable staff and was very noisy. 'Breakfast' is served only to 9am on weekend. Stained sheets and a wet green glob of something unidentifiable foils in the bed sheets. On the plus side there is a nice pizza place next door...

Thank A B
Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a comfortable room with lots of pillows. And a complimentary breakfast was included, which we didn't expect and was a nice surprise. It was just a continental breakfast but there was a waffle maker and very good coffee.

Thank keym17
San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The good: 1. Relatively short drive to most of the area attractions in Monterey and Carmel/ Pt.Lobo's State Park 2. Depending on the day ( obviously rates are higher peak season and major holidays) is quite inexpensive for the area. 3. Room is clean, bed is comfy ( we got a king bed for a few dollars more) , bathroom...

Thank MarioRocha2014

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • 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 Auto Center Pkwy, Seaside, CA 93955-3614
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Price Range: €57 - €311 (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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