Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel - Virginia Beach

1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel - Virginia Beach

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Set in the center of Virginia Beach, this comfortable hotel features 147 rooms and offers an indoor swimming pool and a sun terrace. Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1974.

Just 2 km from the center of Virginia Beach known for Captain Cline's Pirate Ghost Ride, Beach Mall Shopping Center and Nightmare Mansion. There are an oceanarium and an amusement park in the area.

A museum and monuments are set within walking distance.

Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel is within a 25-minute drive to Norfolk International airport.

Rooms

Guests at Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel are accommodated in rooms with coffee/tea makers, a safe, Wi-Fi, a kitchenette and a refrigerator. Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel offers rooms with the ocean view. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in Ammos and 15th Street Raw Bar & Grill, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The hotel offers a vending machine, an elevator and a baggage storage along with a photocopier, a conference room and a business center to fulfill the needs of all travelers.

Relax

Guests with children at Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel can take advantage of cots and a pool. A fitness center and a gym as well as golf and fishing are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   147.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Full american breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States

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City Center
  • Virginia Beach
    4300 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Pier 14 Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Ammos (cuisine: Greek)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
    3800 ft
  • Cirquesa Dreamquest
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    147

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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States

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                      City Center
                      • Virginia Beach
                        4300 ft
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        1000 ft
                      Restaurants
                      • Pier 14 Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                        100 ft
                      • Ammos (cuisine: Greek)
                        300 ft
                      Beaches
                      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
                        3800 ft
                      • Cirquesa Dreamquest
                        4200 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of floors:
                        9
                      • Number of rooms:
                        147

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Cape Henry Old Lighthouse - 2300 ft
                      • Beach Street USA - 3000 ft
                      • Mystery Dinner Playhouse - 1.1 mi

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 4000 ft

                      Places of interest

                      Convention centers

                      Amusement

                      Museums

                      • Seance at Royal Wax Museum - 700 ft
                      • Royal London Wax Museum - 700 ft
                      • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Msm - 1000 ft
                      • Old Coast Guard Station - 3700 ft
                      • Contemporary Art Ctr of VA - 4300 ft
                      • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art - 5000 ft
                      • Virginia Marine Science Museum - 1.3 mi

                      Marina

                      Local attractions

                      • Neptune's Park - 1.2 mi
                        3001 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
                      • Croatan Beach - 1.6 mi
                        Virginia Beach, VA
                      • Motor World - 2.2 mi
                        700 S Birdneck Rd, Virginia Beach
                      • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center - 1.6 mi
                        717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach
                      • Ocean Breeze Waterpark - 2.1 mi
                        849 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach

                      Near the hotel

                      • Virginia Beach Boardwalk - 1300 ft
                        Virginia Beach, VA
                      • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum - 800 ft
                        1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
                      • Flashback Old Time Photos - 2500 ft
                        2018 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
                      • Cirquesa Dreamquest - 4200 ft
                        212 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
                      • Captain Cline's Pirate Ghost Ride - 700 ft
                        1606 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
                      • Nightmare Mansion - 2400 ft
                        2008 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
                      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store - 3800 ft
                        211 24 Street, Virginia Beach

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Pier 14 Restaurant - 100 ft

                        Address: 1401 Atlantic Ave
                        Phone: 757-228-1154

                        69% likes this, based on 72 reviews
                        Cuisine: American
                        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 30

                      • Galley Restaurant - 200 ft

                        Address: 1401 Atlantic Ave
                        Phone: (757) 491-6478

                      • Old Country Pancake House Buffet - 300 ft

                        Address: 1400 Atlantic Ave
                        Phone: 757-428-4110

                        Cuisine: American

                      • Ammos - 300 ft

                        Address: 324 North Great Neck Road
                        Phone: 757-3404343

                        79% likes this, based on 181 reviews
                        Cuisine: Greek
                        Price Range: USD 12 - USD 27

                      • 15th Street Raw Bar & Grill - 300 ft

                        Address: 1400 Atlantic Ave

                        76% likes this, based on 41 reviews

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of floors:
                        9
                      • Number of rooms:
                        147
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                      Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

                      Average guest rating

                      8.0out of 10
                      Fabulous
                      Based on 76 reviews

                      Guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        8.2

                        We enjoyed being right on the beach and able to rent bikes at the hotel. The free breakfast was a great plus. And it was a real breakfast not just bagels and juice. The other plus was there was a lot going on at night in walking distance near this hotel. We also found it nice that there was free beverages in the lobby.

                        We found the staff at the desk to be not very knowledgeable about things for the tourist. I think they need to be educated on what is available for people to do. For example they were unable to give us information on the shuttle bus. How it worked, how much it cost, and where to buy tickets. This was a shame since it was very nice plus to get around and see the area. We used it the last day we were there but had wished we had known about it sooner.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        It was quite a bargin for the price - the exterior did not look too "fancy" but the room was clean, recently rennovated and quite comfortable. The view of the beach was great and we had a private balcony to enjoy this by ourselves.

                      • Family with children
                        7.4

                        The location was great.

                        Rooms were small. Also, my one year old son could stick his head through the railings of the balcony. So we had to keep that door shut at all times. Might want to look into putting extra bars so a child does not fall through them. We were on the 4th floor so it was dangerous.

                      • Older travelers
                        7.4

                        Right on the beach and every room has an ocean view. Complimentary breakfast was a full buffet. Pretty cheap off season. Parking was convenient. Elevators fairly fast, but you can't use the stairs to the main floor except for emergencies. Place was pretty clean and freshly painted so it was clean smelling. They seem to be doing a lot of work on it while we were there. Good size tub and having soap/shampoo dispensers in the bathtub area is a great idea. Plenty of towels.

                        Rooms are smaller than they look online. Halls and rooms are pretty dark. Sink area is very small and outside the bathroom. No built in closet...it's a free standing piece of furniture which takes up room. Pool and hot tub were closed while we were there for rennovations...would have been nice to know that prior to booking. Gym is rather limited...tvs are placed in corners so you can't really watch them while on the treadmill/cycles.

                      • Older travelers
                        7.4

                        the buffet breakfast, wonderfull

                        the pool was not open

                      • Older travelers
                        7.0

                        We loved it being right on the Boardwalk and so close to the pier so we could get their awesome fudge in the store. The buffet breakfast is awesome.

                        This is our second stay in about just over a month. We love the balcony, and the beds are comfortable, but the elevators are very slow, the hallways are very narrow on the end that we have been in both times, the rooms have been long but also very narrow and the bathroom in our last room was so small the door couldn't open all the way because of the towel rack and the sink was right at the doorway which made closing the door difficult.

                      • Family with children
                        8.0

                        location, excellent view from the balcony, convenient parking ramp near the room,

                        The bed was not as comfortable as I would have liked.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        The staff was so friendly everytime they saw us come into the lobby. It was the best vacation we've had in years. I did not have to call the desk for more towels or anything. It was just like being at home. Thanks to all the great peope who made our vacation great. We will definitely come back there to stay again.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        We loved staying at the San dcastle. We loved the full breakfast buffet and the kind greeter and the friendly staff. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome and cared for. Loved the location. Great Vacation at your Hotel!!!!

                      • Family with children
                        7.4

                        Breakfast. Location.

                        Bathroom size. It was difficult for a larger person to wipe themselves.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.8

                        The location, also fit our budget. Included breakfast, everyone was friendly and did their job well. We had a wonderful stay.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        Well the ocean view was excelent and the staff is very polite and kind. The rooms are big for a family and you also get a complete breakfast for the same price (is not a coffe and donut but a real breakfast). Parking was good and in the same level where your room is located. The fitness room has a very nice ocean view and is also included in the services. My family and I enjoyed staying at this place and we are planning ahead to go back next year. I also talk to my friends in my work place and recommend the Sand Casttle to them.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.2

                        on the boardwalk

                        no sliding door on the balcony

                      • Family with children
                        9.0

                        Friendly and curteous staff. Better breakfast than most "free" breakfast hotels. Room was comfortable and clean. Housekeeping staff on sixth floor is outstanding with her pleasant attitude and quick smile. Parking is a bit of a hassle but you dont need your car...once you're parked ...your parked!...Beach is just out the door with very clean sand and every convenience just a few steps away. Motor World...Aquarium...Water Park and rudys rocket is just a 5 minute drive. The fishing pier and rides are also just outside the door. This is a perfect location for a getaway or with the kids...Can't go wrong...Try the flounder with crab at the fishing pier and definetly eat greek. Yes! Can you tell we enjoyed our stay at the Sandcastle?

                        You have very little space at entrance. This is an inconvenience when you have tour buses and a crowd waiting to check in. We had to wait in the right shoulder to move up as people checked in. You cannot park until after check in...

                      • Family with children
                        10.0

                        loved how clean it was and lovved the breakfast that came with it and the people that workede ther was all some. and even with them working on the hotel it was very quiet.

                        the only thing i didnt like about was the pool was not heat and did not match the rest of the hotel it needs a make over

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Virginia Beach
                        4300 ft
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        1000 ft
                      Restaurants
                      • Pier 14 Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                        100 ft
                      • Ammos (cuisine: Greek)
                        300 ft
                      Beaches
                      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
                        3800 ft
                      • Cirquesa Dreamquest
                        4200 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2012
                      • Number of floors:
                        9
                      • Number of rooms:
                        147