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“If you are just after a clean room and comfortable bed you'll be good here”
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Sand Castle Inn
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Seaside
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Stayed here while taking a scuba diving trip in Monterey. The hotel really doesn't have much to offer other than just a room, but we found it to be very clean and comfortable. It's definitely a functional hotel that does a good job of serving the purpose of sleeping but that's about it.

The location is really good for diving trips as we are always driving down to the dive site anyway. If you want somewhere within walking distance of Monterey then this is likely to be a little too far out. If you are driving in for the day then the price difference to the Monterey hotels more than makes up for all day parking anyway.

They provide breakfast in the morning, but it really wasn't up to much. I wouldn't recommend it and suggest that you probably want to plan to eat somewhere else in the morning.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Hotel location was close to CSUMB, where we needed to go. Stayed there 3days and 2nights, which was perfect. Good service, good price owners are very nice and help you on whatever you need. CLose to a big shopping center, food near by. plenty of parking. Beds are very comfortable, sink is really nice. Has a microwave and fridge which helped us a lot.. Will stay again!

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

good bed, clean, convenient location - to beach, highway, walk to Costco, Panda, grocery, etc. -
good value for money, compact, reasonably quiet, adequate comp. breakfast (cereal, waffel, toast, rolls, beverages all hours, juice, coffee...In room mini fridge, microwave, flat screen TV

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

The place is very urban and just a block from Costco and other venues. The front staff was nice and greeted us friendly-like. We had an upstairs room with a king sized bed and at $60 total, it was a real bargain. The room was nice, not overly smelly (some places douse rooms in perfumed cleaners). I will stay again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Quite clean and friendly place to overnight. We have easily found rooms on the same day below 100 USD a night. The location and breakfasts could have been better. So probably won't be back here for a purpose but still it looks like a good value/money choice.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

very nice, updated, clean rooms. Had a good night sleep and felt comfortable.
Breakfast included, laundry and ice machine right there.
Easy 10 min drive to cannery row. We payed about $55 and will return next time we're in the area.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

The room 217 was clean but had a musty smell. Location is not exactly what you would expect when you hear the name "Sand Castle", because you have to get in the car to go to the beach.
Worst of all was the very unfriendly staff, e.g the WiFi didn't work during our entire stay and we reported this to the manager, but he only said "he knows about the problem, and someone would be working on it already". Really, after 4 days still not working, didn't seem to me that anyone was working on it.
Based on our experience I can not recommend this accommodation and I do not understand the #2 ranking???

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sand Castle Inn

Address: 1011 La Salle Avenue, Seaside, CA 93955-3614
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Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Seaside
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Seaside
Price Range: £45 - £113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sand Castle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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 
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