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Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

8.2
Excellent

Based on 2,953 reviews
 
1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3416, United States
  +1 757 428 2828
Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel - Virginia Beach, VA, United States
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King Rooms

C$ 98+

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C$ 104 per night
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King bed
C$ 107 per night
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C$ 114 per night
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C$ 118 per night
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C$ 118 per night
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C$ 154 per night
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C$ 178 per night
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King bed
C$ 275 per night
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Unknown
C$ 98 per night

Queen Rooms

C$ 124+

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C$ 124 per night
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C$ 170 per night
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C$ 175 per night
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Queen bed
C$ 293 per night

Double Rooms

C$ 109+

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Double bed
C$ 109 per night
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Double bed
C$ 110 per night
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Double bed
C$ 118 per night
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Double bed
C$ 124 per night
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C$ 131 per night
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C$ 144 per night
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C$ 147 per night
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C$ 177 per night
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Double bed
C$ 206 per night
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Double bed
C$ 290 per night

Standard Rooms

C$ 97+

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Queen bed
C$ 101 per night
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Queen bed
C$ 101 per night
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Double bed
C$ 101 per night
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Double bed
C$ 101 per night
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King bed
C$ 102 per night
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King bed
C$ 102 per night
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Double bed
C$ 106 per night
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King bed
C$ 109 per night
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King bed
C$ 113 per night
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Double bed
C$ 113 per night
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Double bed
C$ 126 per night
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Double bed
C$ 131 per night
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King bed
C$ 140 per night
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Double bed
C$ 140 per night
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Queen bed
C$ 155 per night
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Queen bed
C$ 182 per night
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Queen bed
C$ 200 per night
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Double bed
C$ 268 per night
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King bed
C$ 97 per night
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King bed
C$ 97 per night

Reviews

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parking garage
ocean view
view from the balcony
breakfast buffet
right on the beach
indoor pool
close to the pier
staff was friendly
oceanfront room
elevators were very slow
great location
small room
room was clean
short hair
  • Okay
    Dec 2017
    5.4

    Disappointed

    The location is nice. On the boardwalk. Ocean view with balcony. Within walking distance to everything, which was the reason for our stay at this location for the past several years.

    Rooms are showing signs of disrepair. Lose ceiling tiles, mold in the bathroom, water damage on ceilings, bed linens no longer white. Breakfast this year was mediocre or not available at all and breakfast staff was rude. Breakfast was "served" until 10am (buffet), but there were no eggs, no milk, the potatoes and sausages were overcooked and cold at 8:45 am. This repeated on day two at 9:20. When asked for eggs and milk the staff member turned around and said nothing would be refilled since "Breakfast was almost over," and walked away. This finally resulted in a complaint at the front desk. Other than "I'll give them a call" no attempt was made to remedy the poor service, except a "sorry for the breakfast problem" at check out on day 4. I'm afraid this was our last stay at BW Sandcastle and we will no longer encourage friends to stay there.

  • Good
    Dec 2017
    6.5

    Bathroom ceiling! Set up not same as photo

  • Excellent
    Apr 2017
    8.2

    nice place

    the hotel was clean and the staff was friendly. the location was convenient and centralized. i liked my upgraded room.

    i didn't like having to park across the street because of very low clearance in the parking garage. i only drive a normal truck and it wouldn't fit because of height.

  • Good
    Aug 2016
    8.0

    We loved the view from our room and balcony. We found that the staff were very friendly and helpful. Beds were comfortable. Great location. They had a good variety of foods for breakfast and did a very good job keeping everything filled up. We would come back here for another vacation.

    The kids didn't like the hall-ways. Hot and very narrow. The parking garage is tight but nice to be on the same floor you are staying on. Someone put a scratch on my car..

  • Good
    Aug 2016
    6.2

    Virginia beach 2016

    Close to the water & right on the boardwalk, the rooms wee well kept and tidy.

    The free breakfast buffet was horible, we ate it our second day, I should have known better I'm usually against buffets all together! It gave me severe food poisoning & I was bed ridden 2 of the 4 days we were there! Never again!! Steer clear!!! Yuck!!!! Also elevator was extremely slow sometimes wiring up to five minutes..

  • Excellent
    Jun 2016
    9.7

    The room was clean and the view was great. The staff was very friendly

    No blow dryer, no tea, the tv wasn't working and my boyfriend got it to work somehow after fooling with it, no big deal though, the overall stay was good

  • Good
    May 2016
    7.7

    Great price

    Waterfront balcony was a huge plus. Gym, free parking, and breakfast included. Decent price.

    Could have been cleaner but, was not bad overall. The parking garage had steep ramps that may cause some vehicles to bottom out.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2016
    9.1

    Just what we wanted! :)

    Location is prime! Seconds to the beach and close to main strip attractions, food and entertainment. The staff were more than helpful and a pleasure to see. Very clean rooms with a great view. Pool, fitness area are very nice! Everything is setup to make your stay as easy as possable. Parking is included and the garage is attached for quick access to rooms. We really enjoyed our stay and will more than likely stay here again.

    It could be up kept a little better maintenance wise to the outside, our door to the balcony was pretty beat up and alot of rust and missing paint. They were in the process of painting rooms tho, so maybe the rest is soon to come. Its an older hotell so some things like that are expected. The rooms could be a little bigger but for what we needed and the price it was great! The breakfast was pretty lame, but again, for the price it was fine. Nothing special to eat and pretty limited but what they did offer was really tasty and the staff again were very nice. Overall the pros definitely outweigh the negatives and i would stay here again and recomend to friends and family. Our family of 4 had an excellent stay!

  • Excellent
    Nov 2015
    8.5

    Short but sweet

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    Restaurant!!! Horrible dirty food was cold and bad selection. Rather not have a complimentary breakfast. We left

  • Excellent
    Nov 2015
    10.0

    Wonderful stay

    Everything about the hotel i liked. No issues. Flawless i would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone. Definitely got my money's worth.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2015
    9.7

    Great Stay, Especially for the Price!

    It's not luxurious, but for the price it's SO much better than the other hotels (which are mostly dumps) in the area that cost the same or more. Everything was clean and modern, and the staff was extremely nice and accommodating! There were added perks that you don't always get at some of the other hotels at Virginia Beach, like being able to park more than 1 car there (for a small fee), and even though check out is 11am you can still park your car there for the remainder of the day. If you like to swim you might need to walk a block or so up the beach since the hotel is right next to the pier (where most shark attacks occur). Otherwise, the location is great! It's right by the amusement park and tons of shops and restaurants. I'll definitely come back here again!

    The ac was a bit harsh. If you sleep next to the air vent you're going to get tons of cold air blasted right at you. The beds are a bit hard, but I still slept well.

  • Okay
    Sep 2015
    5.1

    Same old news

    Beachfront

    Based on price and reviews, thought hotel had been rebuilt. Same dingy carpets in hallway, gaudy colors, weak attempt at an unhealthy breakfast. When first walked in room and smell men's cologne, I was immediately turned off. Refrigerator was not working well so spoiled $100 worth of food and beer. Warm beer!!!! Even the shower was not adjustable. For 30 bucks more could've stayed at Hilton

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About

Overview

The picturesque Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel welcomes guests with amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and an array of in-hotel amenities. This 100% smoke-free Virginia Beach hotel invites you to enjoy the indoor pool and hot tub, the free high-speed Internet and the fare at the on-site restaurant or lounge. We offer a free, full breakfast buffet, complete with make-your-own pancake stations. The property also boasts a convenience store, free parking, fitness center and 24-hour front desk assistance. Business travelers and service members enjoy our proximity to Dam Neck Naval Base, Fort Story Army Base and Naval Air Station Oceana. Our business center is always open. Planning an event? We have oceanfront meeting and banquet space available. Every renovated room and suite brings the best of Virginia Beach living to you. The perfect escape can start by requesting an ocean view balcony room. Standard rooms are spacious and come equipped with flat-screen televisions, microwaves, refrigerators and luxurious pillow top mattresses. Suites with desks and sofa beds, multiple rooms and multi-levels are perfect for extended stays. Our renovated hotel is located directly on the world famous Virginia Beach boardwalk. In addition to hitting the waves, the hotel is within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the family-favorite Atlantic Fun Park. Explore the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, visit the Cape Henry Lighthouse and investigate Virginia's Historic Triangle. Kids love the Ocean Breeze Waterpark and talking to the animals at the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. From major holidays at the beach to sporting tournaments at the Convention Center, there's always something happening nearby. We're the closest hotel to the 14th Street fishing pier, and guests are in a prime location to attend annual events like the Neptune Festival and the American Music Festival.

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Features

Free Parking
Free Airport Shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet Friendly
Spa

8.2 Excellent

Based on 2,953 reviews

9.2

Location

8.8

Service

3.7

Amenities

3.1

Wellness Area

Things to Know

  • Friendly service
  • Accessible parking
  • Great view

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Complimentary breakfast
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Increased Accessibility
ATM on-site
Business centre
Internet
Gift shop
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle rental
Indoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-Conditioned
24 Hour Front Desk
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Elevator
Laundry facilities
Child pool
Hairdryer
Safe
Pets not allowed

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Virginia Beach Boardwalk 0.7 km
  • Old Coast Guard Station Museum 1.1 km
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center 1.3 km
  • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art 1.4 km
  • Neptune Statue 1.9 km
  • Croatan Beach 2.1 km

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