The SandCastle Guest House

35 Marine Parade



Based on 61 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Check-in Special Instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Minimum Age



General description

On Lowestoft seafront The Sandcastle is a Victorian house overlooking the sandy beach. It is a flat 10-minute walk from Lowestoft town centre and serves home-cooked breakfasts made with local produce.Each pretty bedroom has a different décor but all have a Sony TV and free Wi-Fi. Some bedrooms have views across the sea. Bathrooms are inside or outside the room and some have unique power showers.The Sandcastle's friendly owners have created a relaxed atmosphere and serve a full breakfast in the morning. Eggs and meat are from local farms and the kippers are from a Lowestoft smokehouse. There are also homemade marmalades and jams to try.Lowestoft Train Station is just 650 metres away and has a direct link to Norwich. Pubs bars and eating places can all be reached on foot.


With a stay at The SandCastle Guest House in Lowestoft, you'll be on the beach, just a 3-minute walk from South Beach and 11 minutes by foot from The Marina Theatre. This beach bed & breakfast is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from Southwold Beach and 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from The Seagull Theatre.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

South Beach - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
The Marina Theatre - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Merchant House Gallery - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
The Seagull Theatre - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Ness Point - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Lowestoft Maritime Museum - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Royal Naval Patrol Service Museum - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
The Broads National Park - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Dip Farm Pitch and Putt - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Pleasurewood Hills - 5 km / 3.1 mi
East Anglia Transport Museum - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Africa Alive! - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Kessingland Country Park - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Suffolk Coast and Heaths - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi

The nearest major airport is Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.) - 59.5 km / 37 mi


A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.


Stay in one of 4 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, and other amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Limited parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Parking


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Non-smoking hotel
Front desk services
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Does The SandCastle Guest House offer free breakfast?

    No, The SandCastle Guest House does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The SandCastle Guest House have non-smoking rooms

    No, The SandCastle Guest House doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The SandCastle Guest House provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The SandCastle Guest House have a swimming pool?

    No, The SandCastle Guest House does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The SandCastle Guest House have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The SandCastle Guest House does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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