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bellevue WA
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88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Choosing a place to stay at Birch Bay isn't easy, as there are no 4 or 5 star hotel options. In fact, no hotels (as such) at all. Several cute beach places and cottages, and time shares seem to be about all there is. Of those, Sandcastle is rated most highly, so I booked it. This trip was about looking... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. We appreciate you taking the time to mention some of our team by name. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Boulder City, Nv
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285 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the last week here at school Sandcastle at Birch Bay in b BLAINE WA. nice place just across the street from the bay. We had a 1 bedroom unit. All the 1 brs are in the back so it faced a huge open space with some ponds and way off is Mt Hood. The unit was very nice... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and provide information for fellow travelers. More 

Bellingham, Washington
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54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a great time on our 11 year anniversary. The rooms are very clean and beautiful. The beds were comfortable and the views were amazing. We went in the fall and found out that the pool is outdoor but heated year round.

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and thank you so much for choosing to spend your anniversary with us. More 

Hanson, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a 1 bdrm condo. The 1 bdrm units do not face the ocean. However the view out the back isn't bad. The units are well maintained and include light daily housekeeping. There is a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, which was delightful in October. There is outdoor and indoor seating on the rooftop which provides an awesome... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and the amazing sunsets. More 

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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times and have never been disappointed. This place is clean and has a sense of being home. The front desk is always kind and helpful. The towels are clean and the beds are soft. Can't ask for much more than that. The suites facing the bay are amazing! They have plenty of room for large... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are so happy you continue to enjoy the Sandcastle at Birch Bay. More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good stay literally across the street from the ocean .... nice clean suite.. a little noisy on the parking lot side due to the large ac units i think that's what it was. I couldn't ask for more.. we will be back next year.

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

jammu
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65 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

awesome apartment condos with all modern facilities. well appointed toilets. good kitchenette,closer to market. rooms overlooking bay.ideal for long vacation in homely atmosphere. TVs in all rooms. very cost effective.

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review. We are happy you like our homey atmosphere. More 

bothell
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This was our first trip to Birch Bay for a weekend getaway. We are Raintree Vacation owners and that's why we chose this place. Parking out front is 2 hour only unless you stay there which was nice. They give you a parking pass when you check in. We were a little early at checking in but our rooms were... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful comprehensive review. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your stay and also the great information for future travelers. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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123 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights the last week of June. We arrived early & they were kind enough to let us check in early. We had a great balcony & view of the bay. The unit ws complete with plenty of towels, large kitchen and good furniture. There are nice amenities like the pool and a roof top sunning... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are happy your enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Albuquerque
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Worldmark has purchased the units on the "top" floor (4th, although there are less than six on the 5th floor). They also manage the Internet access for ALL of the units in the building. They allow only two free Internet connections per reservation. Not bad if you are in a one bedroom. However, if you are in a three bedroom... More 

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Raintree V, Owner at Sandcastle at Birch Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for informing us of the Internet connection challenge with two devices. We will look into this right away. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Sandcastle at Birch Bay

Address: 7854 Birch Bay Dr, Birch Bay, WA 98230-9656
Region: United States > Washington > Birch Bay
Price Range: $174 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandcastle at Birch Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“East side one bedroom has view of two ponds and Mt. Baker”
  • large w/d
  • fireplace
  • bathroom
  • bedroom tv
  • kitchen
 of 5 bubbles ch00seyon3, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“West side faces the bay, but above a bar and street traffic. North side faces a noisy bar..South side is above a very noisy restaurant/bar”
 of 5 bubbles KCDRS, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The upper west rooms have the best view. South side a bit noisy - over the restaurant bar.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthb461, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better not facing pool.”
 of 5 bubbles odessa712, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Good rooms are reserved for primary time share owners (posted). Be sure you are not over the bar or main entrance - or by the dumpsters”
 of 5 bubbles mwiggin, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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