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Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Star Rating
3 out of 5



4.3 / 5Very Good
1,515 reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Pismo Beach Pier
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Pismo Beach Surf Shop
    4 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Cool Cat Cafe
    3 min walk
  • Restaurant
    4 min walk
  • Airport
    San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)
    12 min drive

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  • Sandcastle Traditional Two Queens

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Ocean Front King

    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Pismo Beach

Located in Pismo Beach, Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach is in the city centre and on the beach. The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville and Heritage House Museum and Gardens are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Price Anniversary House. Central Coast Aquarium and Leaning Pine Arboretum are also worth visiting. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Pismo Beach Pier - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Pismo Beach Surf Shop - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Pismo Beach Dive Shop - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Monarch Butterfly Grove - 16 min walk
  • Popular Location
    North Beach Campground - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 3 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) - 12 min drive


  • The Deck — 1 min walk
  • Cool Cat Cafe — 3 min walk
  • Brad's — 4 min walk
  • Mo's Smokehouse — 4 min walk
  • Wooly's — 4 min walk

About this property

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Additionally, a rooftop terrace, WiFi in public areas and self parking are on-site. All 75 rooms offer WiFi, iPod docks and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, free local calls and fans.



Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 22.65 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness centre access
  • Nearby fitness centre access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Self-parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 20 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 20 per stay (rates may vary)
  • 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 are 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.
  • 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 Hotel Beach Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel Beach
  • Sandcastle Beach Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Inn
  • Sandcastle Beach
  • Sandcastle Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Inn Pismo Beach
  • Sandcastle Hotel Pismo Beach

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 20 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 20 per stay)

Parking and public transport

  • 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/cafe
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • 55-inch LED TV
  • TV channels
  • iPod dock
  • MP3 dock
  • premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


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

Nearby things to do


  • Bike hire
  • Boat tours
  • Fitness centre (discounted access)
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Hot springs
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Scuba diving
  • Segway hire/tours
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Whale watching
  • Windsurfing

Where to eat

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

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Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

Oceanview area aktivities and so on and so on and so on and so on

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

We love to be able to walk right onto the beach or up a block for fish and chips. Great location.

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

Housekeeping should begin after 9am or done quietly, there’s people trying to rest.

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Very nice hotel. Great location. Facility was very clean. Excellent and friendly staff.

Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

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