Welcome to the Sandcastle Inn in Pismo Beach

Stay Beachfront, Just Steps from the Pismo Beach Pier!

Why stay near the beach when you can stay on the beach? One of the best features of our Pismo Beach hotel is our oceanfront address, as well as our central location just steps from the Pismo Beach Pier, downtown restaurants, and Oceano Dunes - the only place in California where you can drive on the beach! Sandcastle Inn is home to 69 Pismo Beach hotel rooms and 6 suites with generous amenities like oceanfront patios, Keurig coffee makers, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen HD TVs, and complimentary breakfast served every morning from 7 AM - 10 AM. Enjoy natural, beachy vibes throughout our beachfront hotel in Pismo, where you can slip into relaxation mode from the moment you arrive, flip flops optional. Guests can also enjoy our scenic upper patio with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, as well as comfortable lounge chairs and a cozy fireplace.

Sand and sea, where else would you want to be? Book direct for the best rates, guaranteed!

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Wind, Meet Hair.

Adventure awaits in Pismo Beach, where you'll find your own beachfront haven at the Sandcastle Inn.

Pull up a beach chair, dig your toes into the sand, and watch the little ones make a splash in the Pacific Ocean. And when it's time to call it a day, our beachfront hotel in Pismo is within walking distance to many local-favorite restaurants, including Splash Cafe for its famous Clam Chowder!

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Our Beach Hotel AMenities:

  • 69 rooms and 6 suites - many with gorgeous ocean views, and patios or balconies
  • 3rd Floor rooftop deck with lounge chairs, a fireplace, and beautiful ocean views
  • Free Wi-Fi & guest parking
  • Daily complimentary continental breakfast from 7 AM - 10 AM
  • Complimentary coffee, fruit, & freshly baked cookies available in the lobby daily, as well as beer, wine, & snacks available for purchase
  • In-room mini refrigerators & Keurig coffee makers
  • 24-hour lobby business center
  • Direct beach access, just steps from the famous Pismo Beach Pier
  • On-site bike rentals

Read What Guests Are saying about the sandcastle Inn!

Verified TripAdvisor Reviews:


This place rocks!

The location cannot be beat! You can walk on the silky sand for miles and it starts a minute from your door, that close! Walk down to all the happening areas: restaurants, pier, bars, ice cream, all within minutes! The staff was very friendly and the room was comfortable. Couldn't ask for more.


No matter how long our stay, it is always too short.

Sandcastle Inn is located right on the beach. The rooms are cozy, well kept and comfortable. The ocean view rooms with a balcony provide the perfect place to enjoy the surf. The staff are friendly and helpful and strive to provide their guests with a pleasant stay. The location is right next to the pier, dining and shopping.


Love this place!!!

Sitting on our private patio having coffee in the mornings and looking at the ocean was amazing. The service and staff are extremely nice. We will definitely make this our hotel for any future trips to Pismo. A very short walk to the pier and downtown makes it very convenient.

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