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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stay in unit 325 for 3 nights in August. Nice view of the pool and beach. One comment--the patio furniture needs major cleaning or replacing in this unit. Pool was nice. Monitoring of the pool area is needed for guests who cannot follow the rules; glass bottles in the pool area. Lots of folks brought ice chests down and...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of the Sandcastle. We are truly disappointed to hear that your stay was less than ideal. We hope in the future that you would give us another try and call the front desk when you're booking to help guide you to find a room with accommodations that suits your needs best. Again, we are sorry...

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Port Aransas since I was a teenager (now in my late 40's). We've stayed at many of the condos on the island. Time and time again, we end up coming back to Sandcastle! In our experience, it's the best value on the island! Although the property is starting to show its age and could use...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and rating! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Sandcastle Condos.

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at the Sandcastle many times and I love it! Each condo is different and some are so well taken care of and others not so much. I always try to stay on the jetty side for the view. The staff is friendly and helpful. The place is old but clean. Love the pool and hot tub and...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are so thankful for this review and rating! Thank you so much for the kind comments and positive feedback. The Sandcastle looks forward to seeing you again soon!

Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Sandcastle is a bit hidden away, a few blocks off the main drag toward the beach. It is as beachfront as you can get, and has a private walkway to the beach. No restaurant on site, but nice staff, great owners, and clean enough. What does that mean? Hey, if you need someone standing beside you with a hankie...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

What an excellent review that you have written for our property; and a funny one at that! Thanks so much for this review and rating as well as your continuation of staying with us year after year. We look forward to greeting you again soon.

Magnolia, Texas
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Family has been coming back here every year for the past 5+ years. Very good upkeep, not too expensive but still very nice. Easy beach access and nice pool, not too strict on pool rules either. Very safe area, kind of middle of the island and very close to good restaurants and shops.

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are so thankful for this review and rating! It's so nice to hear that we have continued to please you and your family year after year and look forward to seeing you again next year.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay in #308 and that it was so close to the beach. We had no issues during our stay. Staff and guests were all friendly. We only used the pool once since the beach was so close. My only complaint was the shower head was a little low for tall people! Added bonus were the turtles by...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review and rating of the Sandcastle Condominiums! We love hearing about our guests' enjoyable Port Aranasas vacations with us. We will make a note of that shower head issue and see if there's anything we can adjust for your next visit with us! See you next time and thanks again!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is the second year our extended family has met for an August vacation at the Sandcastle Condominiums, and I'm sure we will return. There are condos in all sizes, and activities to suit all ages--which, in the case of our family, ranged from 4 years to 74. One plus is that you get to preview the interior of each...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review and rating! We are sorry to hear about your rather irritating issue with the refrigerator and thank you for still enjoying a pleasant Port Aransas vacation with us. The issue will be addressed. Thank you again for this review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

League City, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My boyfriend and I went to Port A for a few days and stayed at the Sandcastle Condos. Our unit was awesome - second floor with a view of the pool and the beach. We loved the boardwalk to the beach - super easy and quick. The staff is very helpful. The units are individually owned, so they're all a...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review and rating! The Sandcastle is very pleased to hear that you had a great vacation while staying with us in Port Aransas and look forward to your return visit! Until then, warmest wishes.

San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a fairly large condo complex with a variety of rooms. We stayed in a 4th floor efficiency for a two night mini-vacation. The positives: Well maintained pool and public areas, easy and convenient beach access via a private board walk, nice ocean views, friendly and efficient staff. Our unit had an updated bed and appliances. The "could use...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

The Sandcastle Condominiums would like to thank you for this review and rating. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Port Aransas summer vacation with us here at the Sandcastle! The Sandcastle is looking forward to greeting you again soon in the future.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

There are several choices around Port A, you have to decide what is important to you. Sandcastle worked out great for us We rented room 105 from the owner rather than through the condo. Nevertheless, the service was still friendly. Pros: Nice, well maintained pool and grounds. Security was often visible. Beach is easily accessible, but not crowded Nice view...

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SandcastleCondos, General Manager at Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center, responded to this review

We want to thank you so much for this review and rating. This very informative review will help our future guests to decide to stay with us, and for that we are very thankful! It is so nice to hear that you and your guest experienced excellent quality of a Port Aransas vacation and we hope to greet you again...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center is located in Port Aransas and on the Gulf of Mexico. Rental units consist of a few types of rooms to select for your next vacation to Port Aransas. The room types are as follows: efficiencies, one bedrooms, two bedrooms and three bedrooms beachfront condominiums. Amenities include two tennis courts, fitness center, large peninsula pool, 2 large hot tubs, fish cleaning building and free wireless Internet service. With the beach just steps away, you will enter into vacation mode as you pass our turtle pond on the way to get your feet in the sand! Discover your intimate vacation or corporate retreat at the Sandcastle Condominiums. The Sandcastle Conference Center is another one of our property features that sets us aside from any property in Port Aransas. This building is a fabulous host for weddings, corporate meetings, reunions, luncheons, retreats, receptions, sales meetings as well training sessions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandcastle Condominiums & Conference Center

Address: 800 Sandcastle Dr, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5903
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: $128 - $713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 180
Also Known As:
Sandcastle Condominiums And Conference Center
Sandcastle Condominiums Hotel Port Aransas
Sandcastle Condo Port Aransas
Sandcastle Condominiums Port Aransas
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Every room on every floor has a view of the beach,and absolutely stunning,Happy Traveling ! AW Sarkis”
  • Wifi and TV with plenty of channels,kitchen has everything to prepare a meal
  • View from our balcony of the beach area
  • It was a little cloudy, but the view is really amazing.
  • Very clean,fresh and comfy king size bed
 of 5 bubbles ArtSarkis, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose odd numbered rooms for the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles ashnic279, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go to the website for Sandcastle condominiums, they provide a number of pictures of each room before you select”
 of 5 bubbles 60pcorcoran1, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask about any construction activities when you make your reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles UdornVet1970, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the two bedroom have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles 536susier, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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