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Yelm, Washington
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82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Just stayed there this past Saturday night. We stayed in room 6 and the place was spotless. My husband is a school custodian for over 28 years and he is picky where he stays...he wants clean....and the man checks odd places to see if people clean good. This placed passed the test. The bed was fine and the heat worked... More 

Thank themoons2014
sanddollarinn, Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I apologize for the coffee maker. I will address it immediately. See you soon! More 

Alpine, Wyoming
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a room here on our honeymoon and the staff was very sweet. We booked a last minute reservation the day before and requested to check in early, which they were very accommodating of. However, there was not any hot water and we didn't discover this until the office was closed and we had to get on the road... More 

1 Thank jcaulkins4
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The room was really clean, decorated in a beach-related motif and as an added bonus from room 4 I had a partial view of the beach! The staff is incredibly friendly from the moment I booked the trip when I was called to make sure I meant to book a room in Washington State and not Washington DC but also... More 

Thank mew33
sanddollarinn, Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your feedback! While the Sand Dollar Inn does not offer ADA access, we do now have a room at our new hotel The Clipper Inn, which will offer our differently abled guests a clean, comfortable stay. We hope to see you again! Soon! More 

Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We stayed at Sand Dollar Inn during the annual Beachcomber’s Fun Fair down in Ocean Shores because of its access to beautiful Pacific Beach. It’s a quaint and unpretentious place with down-to-earth hospitality. Although somewhat basic in nature, it has tidy rooms and beach character. We would go back- it's a great value in a great location!

Thank DreamOcean
sanddollarinn, Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope you will visit us again. While the Sand Dollar is humble, our new hotel is more of a boutique property. You can check it out on our website. Hope to see you again! More 

Everett, Washington
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Sand dollar inn this weekend for the razor clam dig. Decent place, nothing fancy, clean with helpful staff. They have clam cleaning station in the back which is nice to have. The inn is within walking distance of the beach. About 5 min walk if that. Decent restaurant at the Navy facility. Chicken fried steak was good...

Thank nwrvrfisher
Marysville, Washington
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Girlfriend and i took the grandkids for the weekend. The room was comfy and clean. It is very close to the beach and has wonderful staff. The kitchen was well furnished. They also supplied towels for drying our dog.

1 Thank Donna M
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

When Driving Electric, to lower your Carbon foot print, EV friendly hotels are hard to find. The Sand Dollar hotel is one such hotel however. It offers 40Amps on a 14-50. (No J1772). Park next to the Laundry. It was made available by phone only. Office hours are up to 9-4pm only. We took the Penthouse suite, which is on... More 

4 Thank peteh007
sanddollarinn, Front Office Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Hello peteh007, Thank you so much for your kind review! We sincerely hope you are able to come stay with us again. We do have someone in the office daily now so next time if you want to extend your stay all you need to do is ask us. More 

Everett, Washington
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This inn is old but clean and gives you friendly services. It's nearby water about couple minutes by walking. Gas station and convenience stores are within a block. One negative is thin wall. I could hear next room's noises. Other than that, you can relax and enjoy vacation.

1 Thank akimaro
sanddollarinn, Front Office Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear akimaro, thank you for your great review. Perhaps on your next visit we can provide you with one of our quieter rooms. We also have 3 of the nicest cottages in the area with lots of privacy and many amenities that I know you would enjoy. More 

Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Stayed at the Sand Dollar Inn, Room #1 (Studio), family stayed in Room #2 (two queen beds in one room with seperate kitchen. This hotel is VERY spartan, basic, yet comfortable, and clean. REMOTE location!! Old fridge made a strange noise occasionally. The room my family stayed in was great, spacious, and had a seperate kitchen area that had enough... More 

1 Thank Psychedelaluna
sanddollarinn, Front Office Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Psychedelaluna, did you know we have some fairly nice views of the ocean from our second floor rooms? We also have complimentary assorted toiletries etc. available on request so the next time you come to stay with us just ask us. Thank you so much for the positive review! More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My friend has stayed here in the past. She used to stay in Ocean Shores until she discovered the Sand Dollar. When we pulled up they rembered my friend and her dog. We had room number 4 which is on the second floor and has two bedrooms. The room was immaculately clean. They even provide dog towels. We had a... More 

2 Thank zihuadeb
sanddollarinn, Front Office Manager at Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear zihuadeb, thank you so much for your awesome review! Our main objective is to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable. And it is always such a pleasure when we get to know some of our repeat guests. We hope you will stay with us again soon. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sand Dollar Inn is just one block from the ocean for long beach walks. We offer 1 & 2 bedroom guest rooms and Cottages designed for family fun and romantic getaways. The Pacific Beach area is known for pristine beaches and natural beauty without the crowds. The perfect place to relax, reflect, fly kites, build sand castles, or just enjoy a campfire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Dollar Inn and Cottages

Address: 56 Central Avenue, Pacific Beach, WA 98571
Region: United States > Washington > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $74 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Sand Dollar Hotel Pacific Beach
Sand Dollar Inn And Cottages Washington/Pacific Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 4 was on the 2nd floor but had a partial ocean view- worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles mew33, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“upper floors have better views. The cabins associated with hotel are also nice.”
 of 5 bubbles G4679MLdonnam, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse is worth the extra $. And a King Bed!”
 of 5 bubbles peteh007, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Only penthouse has ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles Psychedelaluna, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The "penthouse" is well worth renting for sunny beach views and great for families.”
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 of 5 bubbles 162petert, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
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