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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2012

My husband and I returned from a trip to Merida Mexico where we were attending a wedding. We decided to spend a few days on the beach before heading to Merida. It was very difficult to find info on the Sand Castle that was current. We took a leap of faith and were not disappointed. Katie was very responsive to... More 

3 Thank tillch
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2009

We just purchased a house in Chelem, so only stayed at the Sand Castle one night. We rented a car at Merida airport and arrived after 11:00 p.m. Katie greeted us and our room was very clean and I really liked the Mexican sink bowl on the large vanity in the bathroom. We had a nice visit with Katie over... More 

4 Thank dinalew
Red Deer
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2009

My Mum and I spent 9 days with Katie and Jim at the Sandcastle Inn, what a nice family environment. Katie looked after everything for us and I think we will become life long friends. At the beach, close to amenites and great breakfasts. Katie took care of us and made sure we were not wanting for anything.

2 Thank PaulineRedDeer
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2009

We were very pleased with our choice. My husband wanted a place to unwind, and relax. I wanted somewhere warm. We found everything and more at the Sand Castle Inn. Our hosts, Katie and Jim, were most gracious and accommodating.. The rooms are traditional Mexican style, clean, well equipped and roomy.. The view of the Gulf and the crashing of... More 

1 Thank marsjersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2009

We Enjoyed Our Stay at Sand Castle Inn Very Much! After spending a week exploring Merida and many of the nearby archeological sites we chose to spend a few days unwinding by the ocean...having done a web search on ocean front B & B’s we opted to spend our “downtime” at the Sand Castle Inn where Katie (owner/ hostess) honestly... More 

1 Thank BrianChciago
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2008

Our stay in Chelem was wonderful. This Inn is right on a beautiful beach and very private. The breakfasts were the highlight of each day. The Inn keeper picked us up at the airport and catered to our every need during our stay. The Inn was very clean and the rooms were nicely furnished and air conditioned. The pool is... More 

1 Thank rm11108
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2008

Arrived in Merida at 10:00pm on Friday, Jim from the Sand Castle Inn was there to greet us and give us "free" ride (about 25 minutes) from the airport to Chelem. I was going to rent a car, Katie suggested that Jim pick us up, then I could rent (have a car delivered) to Sand Castle. This worked out very... More 

2 Thank colotomx
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2008

Sandcastle Inn is a nice enough, privately run B and B with just 4 rooms. The room I had was clean and well equipped with nice homely touches like coffee machine, fridge, tv, dvd player and access to a library of movies, The owners Jim and Katie were super friendly extpats from the midwest, The breakfast was great and served... More 

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KathleenG, Owner at Sand Castle Inn, responded to this review

First of all I would like to thank all the people who have written some great reviews on our B&B, they are greatly appreciated; so many of them have now become either friends or neighbors. Our first and foremost business is our bed and breakfast; we love it here and are trying to improve it every chance we get. Recently... More 

Topeka, KS
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2008

We just returned from our first stay (ten days) at Sand Castle Inn, Chelem, Yucatan, Mexico and loved the whole experience. It's on a beautiful Gulf Coast beach about five miles west of Progreso, and 30 miles north of Merida, the city you would fly in to. Katie and Jim are the owner-operators and they provide great hospitality. Our objective... More 

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Kalispell, MT
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2008

We stayed at the Sand Castle for eight days during February 2008 and enjoyed every minute. Katie is a great hostess who was always available to provide information and/or suggestions ... without making a pest of herself. We stayed on the lower level and were very comfortable. Our room had bottle water, a refrigerator, microwave and TV ... but we... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sand Castle Inn beach front bed and breakfast is located in the Yucatan, it is situated on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico very close to Merida and Progreso. Gorgeous romantic gulf view, our newly decorated suites include a microwave, refrigerator, cable TV and coffeepot, internet access for your convenience. Relax in our new outdoor Jacuzzi, sunbathe, golf, or take a wonderful tour of the many many sights the area has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Castle Inn

Address: Calle 13 #250 Poligono lll | Chelem, Chelem 97320, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Chelem
Price Range: $120 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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