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BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

1307 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3416
Phone: 757/428-2828   |   Fax: 757/422-3184   |   147 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Our Virginia Beach hotel is located directly on the world famous Virginia Beach boardwalk. Guests will enjoy a great location with easy access to the beach, and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Our Virginia Beach oceanfront hotel is conveniently located steps from the water, ensuring a romantic or exciting vacation. This Virginia Beach hotel is popular for weddings and vacation escapes; we also have oceanfront meeting space available.

Beachfront views with easy access to the beachfront make our Virginia Beach hotel a favorite among guests. The comfort of the guest is always our top priority. You'll feel welcome and right at home the moment you arrive.

We offer onsite parking, and a free, full breakfast buffet daily! Children 12 and younger stay free. Indulge at the make-your-own-waffle station and fill up with your favorite pastries and fruits, cereal and yogurt. Our famous 100% Arabica coffee and cold juices are the ideal end to the most important meal of the day.

The Virginia Beach boardwalk is moments away, but many of our Virginia Beach hotel guests come to town for the Neptune Festival and the American Music Festival. From major holidays at the beach to sporting tournaments at the Convention Center, there's always something happening nearby. We're the closest hotel to the 14th Street fishing pier, there are two restaurants onsite, and we're newly renovated, with each room having a private balcony.

Business travelers and service men and women stay with us because we're close to Dam Neck Naval Base, Fort Story Army Base and NAS Naval Air Station Oceana. Enjoy the heated indoor pool year-round and free high-speed Internet, whether you're here for business or pleasure. It's always important to be connected and have a place to relax.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Cocktail lounge We have just opened one of two new restaurants here at The Best Western Plus Sandcastle Hotel. Our Atlas Grille and Bar is officially open for business serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a fully stoked bar and fantastic happy hour.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning, same day available
  • Cable or satellite television, HD digital cable with HBO®
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, free
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Bicycling, rentals
  • Sunbathing
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free parking, nominal fee for second vehicle
  • Garage parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Electrical adapter for international guests
  • Free newspaper available at front desk
  • Motor coach parking

BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

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Fun & Entertainment Packages

Holiday Lights Package 1 Night

Get in the spirit of the holidays from your own private balcony overlooking the holiday lights on the boardwalk. Check out the surfing Santa, the snapping crabs, dancing dolphins, and many other festive sights. There are thousands of twinkling lights on over 250 animated nautical light displays. After your fabulous trip down the boardwalk visit Santas Seaside Village where there is live entertainment, Santas Sweet Shop, storyteller, elves packaging for Santas trip, carolers, carnival rides, and much more.

Reserve Package

BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

Conveniently located, the best western plus sandcastle beachfront hotel in Virginia Beach, Virginia is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 36.842295  /  Latitude: -75.973325


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: North/South/West. Take Interstate 64 to Interstate 264 East. The interstate ends and becomes 21st Street. Take 21st Street to Atlantic Avenue, turn right. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel is on the left at the intersection of 14th and Atlantic.

From: Route 13. Take Route 13 South to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Exit Route 60/Shore Drive. Make a left at the light onto Shore Drive. After driving approximately eight miles, Shore Drive becomes Atlantic Avenue. Follow Atlantic Avenue to the resort area. Atlantic Avenue becomes Pacific Avenue. Follow to 14th Street. Turn left on 14th Street and then right on Atlantic Avenue. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel will be on the left.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Cape Henry Lighthouse

The Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1792, along the Chesapeake Bay, just north of Virginia Beach. It was the first lighthouse authorized by the government.

George Washington chose Laban Goffigan to be the first keeper of the lighthouse. Preservation Virginia has been protecting and maintaining the lighthouse since 1930.

The lighthouse has been repaired through the years and was instrumental for lighting the waterways near Virginia Beach. Enjoy a visit the lighthouse in the spring, summer or fall.

A second lighthouse was constructed in 1881 adjacent to the original lighthouse after the stability of the original lighthouse was in question.

Heron Ridge Golf Club

Experience the best of coastal Virginia golf when you play 18 holes at the Heron Ridge Golf Club. Visit Virginia Beach any time of the year and embark on a marvelous golf outing – you can drive in from nearby Norfolk, Exmore, or Chesapeake. The Heron Ridge Golf Club is just minutes inland from the Atlantic Ocean. 

Playing to a max length of 7,017 yards from the championship tees, the Heron Ridge Golf Club is a lush masterpiece, tree-lined, and dotted with it's share of bunkers. Opened in 1999, and designed by PGA legend Fred Couples, Heron Ridge Golf Course features a slope rating of 131, and course rating of 73.9.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.05 mile(s) from Virginia Beach Amusement Park
  • 0.09 mile(s) from Dolphin & Whale Watching
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Virginia Aquarium
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Ocean Breeze Waterpark
  • 6.30 mile(s) from Old Cape Henry Lighthouse
  • 18.30 mile(s) from Back Bay Wildlife Refuge
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Historic Triangle, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Busch Gardens®
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Target
  • 5.50 mile(s) from Walmart® Super Center
  • 5.60 mile(s) from Lynnhaven Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Rudee Inlet, deep sea fishing and water sports
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Motor World, go kart racing
  • 8.40 mile(s) from First Landing State Park, hiking and mountain biking available

Nearby Restaurants

  • Pier 14, on premises, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Fishbones, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
  • Across the street from The Raven, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Rock Fish, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Mahi Mah's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Roma's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Virginia Beach. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

December 2015

December 31, 2015
2015 New Year's Eve Pony Island Horseshoe Drop & Costume Promenade

Visitors of Chicoteague Island are invited to take in the New Year by attending the annual Horsedrop and Costume Promenade at Robert Reed Downtown Park. Wear your craziest costume and enjoy the festivities, set to begin at 10:30 p.m.

January 2016

January 16 & 17, 2016
2016 Coastal Virginia WineFest

Head over to the Virginia Beach Convention Center and enjoy two days of wine samples, delicious food, a craft beer garden, grape stomp competition, and plenty of live entertainment. Event start time is TBA.

January 2016

January 1, 2016
2016 New Year's Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise

All aboard the Spirit of Norfolk this New Year's Day, where a talented jazz group will perform their coolest hits alongside a buffet, dance floor, and other special activities. The Spirits departs from Westside Marina in Norfolk. Get your tickets today.

February 2016

February 22-28, 2016
2016 Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

Virginia Beach's most prized restaurants will be presenting special dishes and desserts for one week only. Be sure and find participating restaurants during your visit and get a 'taste' a Virginia Beach.

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