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Reviewed 12 July 2016

It was nice but the bed was hard and the room was small. When we went into the bathroom we noticed there was mold or mildew built up and that they painted over it. It could be because the fan in the bathroom wasn't that strong. But very friendly people in the office.

Thank Jlhavlin
Ukiah, California
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Ok maybe it is a little quieter than an average Motel 6. Shutters no black out curtains so bright light near door/window shines right through all night. My room also had a window in back with no curtain (opaque glass) and street light shone through that one all night. Older furnishings and skimpy towels and linens. Dismal breakfast with bad...

1Thank Lovefur
Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We booked only a few days in advance via Expedia and were rewarded with a quiet and clean room, king bed, simple continental breakfast. Visited nearby Monterrey and 17 Mile Drive, enjoyed a super dinner next door at Gusto (make a reservation). The motel offers access to all the ticketed properties such as Monterrey Aquarium and advice about the area....

Thank 2BeAlive
Aurora, Indiana
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with the comfortable, nicely decorated rooms and the friendly staff. We had a room with a balcony which was great in the mornings and evenings. It is 2 blocks from the lake and has a small pool.

Thank Lisa G
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 24 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 10 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 9 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 25 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

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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 )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: €66 - €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.”
caroly812, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No room will be quiet here.”
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 :-). ”
Diedmunds, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Keep away from Del Monte side. The noise is not too bad, but can be annoying”
jonthethird, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a Deluxe room if you can! :)”
grisusweetie, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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