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Overview of Sand Castle Inn

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Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Sand Castle Inn

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMonterey State Beach8 min walk
    Popular LocationBayonet and Black Horse Golf Course6 min drive
    Popular LocationDel Monte Beach6 min drive
    AirportMonterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula)9 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Seaside

Sand Castle Inn is located in Seaside. 17-Mile Drive and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Monterey Bay and Del Monte Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at California Rodeo Grounds or Salinas Sports Complex.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Monterey State Beach - 8 min walk
  • Monterey Pines Golf Course - 5 min drive
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course - 6 min drive
  • Del Monte Beach - 6 min drive
  • Monterey County Fairgrounds - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Salinas Station - 26 min drive
  • AirportMonterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Harumi — 7 min walk
  • Baan Thai — 9 min walk
  • Stammtisch Restaurant — 9 min walk
  • Jose's Mexican Food — 16 min walk
  • Mariscos — 17 min walk
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About this property

Sand Castle Inn

Motel with free parking, near Monterey Bay
This smoke-free motel features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include express check-in and express check-out. All 34 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards.
Sand Castle Inn offers 34 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.

This Seaside motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

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
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in

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 allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night
Dogs only
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

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.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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, debit card, or cash deposit 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Sand Castle Inn
Sand Castle Inn Seaside
Sand Castle Seaside
Sand Castle Hotel Seaside
Sand Castle Inn Motel
Sand Castle Inn Seaside
Sand Castle Inn Motel Seaside

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sand Castle Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sand Castle Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sand Castle Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Sand Castle Inn?
As of Feb 27, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sand Castle Inn on Feb 28, 2021 start from $56, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Sand Castle Inn pet-friendly?
Yes, this motel allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of USD 30 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Sand Castle Inn?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sand Castle Inn?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 2:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Sand Castle Inn?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Sand Castle Inn located?
Situated in Seaside, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Monterey State Beach and Monterey Bay. Del Monte Beach and Monterey County Fairgrounds are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4.0
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 314 out of 987 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 434 out of 987 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 159 out of 987 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 987 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 33 out of 987 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I thought the property was very clean and quiet in close proximation to stores and the ocean. It available, I will stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quick and good weekend stay. Closer to everything from Costco and the beach.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Not too big. Don’t have to walk far for the office.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

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