$76 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 6, 2014 Check-out: May 9, 2014

BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

3 stars
205 S Atlantic Avenue, Ormond Beach, FL 32176-8105
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
75 reviews
Excellent Hotel

My husband and I stayed here for 6 days and found the entire staff from maintenance to cleaning to... See full review

  • Lady Candy
  • Dec 9, 2013
Nice location, Nice view

very nice view from balcony. breakfast is okay. Kids have wonderful time waling on beach. See full review

  • waterleaf
  • Dec 9, 2013
Sunshine, sandcastles at Castillo Del Sol oceanfront in Ormond Beach
Appropriately named the “Sun Castle,” sun, sand and a breathtaking ocean are the main attractions at this Ormond Beach hotel. Several miles north of Daytona Beach, Ormond is quieter and less crowded, but still close to attractions and entertainment. Guests flock to the 23-mile beach for sunning and swimming. Nearby are golf courses, shopping, and a state park with fishing, kayaking and canoeing. The Daytona speedway is a short drive away. Within 85 miles are destinations such as Kennedy Space Center, Disney theme parks and Universal Studios.
Highlights
  • Oceanfront location
  • Convenient access to the Boardwalk Amusement Area and Pier, Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Oceanfront pool
Rooms
The charming guest rooms at the Best Western Castillo Del Sol are housed in a yellow, seven-story structure just steps from the beach. Many have balconies with sweeping ocean views. Among the room features are pillowtop beds, satellite television and free high-speed wireless Internet access. For a special indulgence, reserve a suite or ocean view room with fully equipped kitchens, or an oceanfront efficiency with a DVD Player, kitchenette and dining area.
Features
The beach in front of the Best Western Castillo del Sol stretches for miles in both directions. Spend lazy days soaking up the sun while the kids build sandcastles and splash in the surf. The hard-packed sand is suited for bike riding, walking or jogging. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and attractions. Go kayaking or fishing at nearby Tomoka State Park, or head to a local golf course. Less than five miles south is the Daytona Lagoon water park and Ocean Walk Shoppes, which boasts a 10-screen movie theater.
Transportation
  • I-95 (5.7 mi/9.2 km)
  • Daytona International Airport (11.3 mi /18.2 km)
  • Orlando International Airport (80.3 mi/129.2 km)
Attractions
  • Daytona Lagoon water park (4.6 mi/7.4 km)
  • Tomoka State Park (5.6 mi/9 km)
  • LPGA International Golf Course (9.8 mi/15.8 km)
  • Daytona International Speedway (11.2 mi/18 km)
  • Ponce Inlet Lighthouse (16.3 mi/26.2 km)
  • Marine Science Center (16.6 mi/26.7 km)
  • Universal Studios (70.5 mi/113.4 Km)
  • Kennedy Space Center (70.7 mi/113.8 km)
  • Disney World (84.5 mi/136 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol Rooms

2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,OCEANFT,KITCHN,BALCONY,HI SPEED NET,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,HI SPEED NET,OCEANVW,BALCONY,REFRIG,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,HI SPEED NET,OCEANVW,BALCONY,REFRIG,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,OCEANVIEW,WHIRLPOOL,BALCONY,PARLOR,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,LANAI,POOL-SUN DECK,KITETT,MICFRIG,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Guest laundromat
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
DVD player
Television with cable
Safe
Kitchen
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

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Hotel Map

29.2868 -81.0369
Area served
Daytona Beach Shores, Gainsville, Daytona Beach, Key West, Altamonte Springs, Tampa, Deltona, Cocoa Beach, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Coast, Jacksonville, Port Orange, Sanford, Atlanta, St Augustine, Miami, Naples, Orlando
Nearby airports
(DAB), 8.00, MI, SW;
Area description
Resort

Dining

Genovase's Italian
0.05 mile(s) from Genovase's Italian, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Bone Fish
0.06 mile(s) from Bone Fish, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Pizza Hut
0.10 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
McDonald's
0.09 mile(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Chart House
5.00 mile(s) from Chart House, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
Burger King
0.07 mile(s) from Burger King, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Ruby Tuesday
0.09 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
LuLu's Oceanside
0.25 mile(s) from LuLu's Oceanside, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Asian Buffet
0.09 mile(s) from Asian Buffet, Buffet, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
TGI Friday's
0.05 mile(s) from TGI Friday's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (75)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Overall score

3.5 / 5
75 out of 75
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.3
Value:
4

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
Sunni
Chicago, IL, USA
May 10, 2012

Good Room -

The staff and the amenities were good - however average for this type of hotel. They did have a problem with the satellite tv channels which made my NASCAR watching husband upset and we retreated to a local tavern to watch the race.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

4
Active Couple
Naples, FL
May 6, 2012

Traveling solo for rest, relaxation and reflection

This hotel was right on the beach, close to Daytona. It beats right in Daytona. A lot more quiet, and relaxing. Had trouble with the vending machines and there aren't many restaurants within walking distance so bring some snacks/drinks with you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Time-saving tip: In Hotel

Make sure you have your own drinks and/or snacks as there is no restaurant on site and the vending machines aren't reliable.

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
chiefland,fl
Apr 25, 2012

wonderful weekend stay

very nice stay, loved the room,beautiful beach . need better Handicap accessibly to lobby and halls,but will be back in july for a longer stay

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
bevmar
nova scotia canada
Mar 30, 2012

overnight stay

The hotel was what I expected. Only wish a continental breakfast was included. Need sheets on the bed that fit properly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Burlington Coat Factory on International Dr. was a bonus didn't know it was there.

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
JOJO LOU
Executive Airport (ORL), Orlando, FL, USA
Mar 25, 2012

WEEKEND GET AWAY

EVERYTHING WAS GREAT BUT NO TIKI BAR OR HOT TUB!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

CHARLIE HORSE FOR CRAB LEGS

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

2
Love the sunshine
Michigan
Feb 3, 2012

Not that nice

The bed was not very comfortable. The styling was very dated. The deck was not cleaned and there were bird droppings on the railing. Parking was difficult. I will not stay at this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

There is a delicious Ice Cream store called Hershey's. Delicious!

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
JRD123
Dothan, AL
Jan 30, 2012

Comments on Experience

We only used the hotel for sleeping. No other facilities were used. The room was average and comfortable. Everything worked and room was cleaned everyday. Good location, on the beach front.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

I-Hop located across the street.

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
djars
Philadephia, PA
Jan 9, 2012

Last minute getaway

An older hotel. Spacious room, bathroom a bit too smaill. Clean, and a good location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Some good restaruants right in the neighborhood for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
Surfer Dude
Stuart, FL
Sep 13, 2011

Ormond Morning

This place is not too bad for a lower cost place. Don't expect the Ritz. I asked for a non smoking room and the first room smelled of smoke. They switched us quickly. The "Breakfast Cafe" seemed to be a concession stand in a room. But the food was ok. Be warned for the Breakfast: CASH ONLY!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of BEST WESTERN Castillo Del Sol

Reviewer score

3
mike7
Ormond Beach, FL, USA
Sep 6, 2011

family getawway

The elavators need to have carpet replaced and ventalation needs to be added to the elavators

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
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