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Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
147 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $370 per night
0.2 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"We liked that it was the nicest hotel on the beach and had good access."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
Motel 6 Pismo Beach
2 out of 5
860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is CA $96 per night
1.92 km from city centre
3/5 (1,489 reviews)

"I like that you can take your pet. I disliked could not use the pool."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Motel 6 Pismo Beach
Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
3 out of 5
601 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $191 per night
1.87 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,772 reviews)

"Clean and well maintained. Friendly staff. Comfy beds."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
Dolphin Cove Motel
2 out of 5
170 Main Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $205 per night
0.1 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (443 reviews)

"It’s the closest hotel to the beach. Your literally at the ramp that is filled with sand. The perfect place to drop your chairs and go right into the water. The rooms are a little small and they don’t have an AC unit. I went on a day where it’s was hot and the room got stuffy."…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dolphin Cove Motel
SeaVenture Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
100 Ocean View Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is CA $411 per night
0.38 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (571 reviews)

"Amazing staff and very clean. Thank you for everything!"…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

SeaVenture Beach Hotel
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $160 per night
2.02 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (3,798 reviews)

"Architecture is beautiful. Hotel was under construction. Other than that, awesome stay! Highly recommendable!"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $259 per night
1.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (2,090 reviews)

"Didn’t get to try amenities because of the quarantine but I do wish they had bbq pits"…"

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $240 per night
4.89 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (2,094 reviews)

"The view is amazing. Amenities are very limited during Covid. Bathroom needed it better clean."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Spyglass Inn
Inn at the Cove
2.5 out of 5
2651 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $296 per night
2.15 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,201 reviews)

"It’s was just amazing. Clean. Nice staff. It has its own private beach access. Everyone staying there was kind and patient."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Inn at the Cove
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3 out of 5
100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is CA $269 per night
0.22 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,692 reviews)

"The staff was friendly, rooms were clean and stocked well with towels. The receptionist gave us a free S'mores kit for my grandgirl's birthday, which was a lot of fun at the fire pit. I will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on May 17, 2020

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Pismo Beach Hotel Guide

There is a wide range of accommodation options if you are searching for a pleasant room in or around Pismo Beach. Our accommodation section features 36 hotels within a 0.1-kilometre (0.1-mile) distance of Pismo Beach's heart.

Why not book a convenient spot close to the heart of Pismo Beach? The Sandcastle Inn and SeaVenture Beach Hotel & Restaurant can be found within 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) of the downtown area.

If you are wanting to stay near Pismo Beach Pier, the Shore Cliff Hotel and Cottage Inn By The Sea are convenient options. If you'd rather book accommodation near Monarch Butterfly Grove, you could try the Shore Cliff Hotel and Cottage Inn By The Sea. If, however, Pismo Beach Prime Outlets will be your main destination, stay at the Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach and Hampton Inn & Suites Arroyo Grande/Pismo Beach Area, as they are close by.

The Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa is positioned 5 kilometres (3 miles) from the center of Pismo Beach. Alternatively, the Avila La Fonda Hotel is positioned 9 kilometres (6 miles) away. Other Expedia-listed hotels are the Avila Lighthouse Suites and the San Luis Bay Inn.

Looking to go a bit further afield? Central California offers a number of attractions. Central California is marked by valleys and rolling hills, and commonly visited Central California tourist destinations include lighthouses. In this region of United States of America, tourists can enjoy snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking.

Looking for things to do? Spend a few hours exploring the Pismo State Beach and North Beach Campground in Arroyo Grande, 6 kilometres (4 miles) to the east of Pismo Beach. If you'd like to spend a night or two in Arroyo Grande, be sure to check out the Centaur Health Resort and Spa and Holiday Inn Express Grover Beach. 9 kilometres (6 miles) to the northwest of Pismo Beach you'll find Avila Beach, home to The Cliffs and Avila Village Inn. Avila Beach Golf Resort and Central Coast Aquarium are some of the most popular places to experience in Avila Beach.

For travelers arriving or departing via San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport, you might like to book accommodation at Madonna Inn, or Granada Hotel & Bistro, which are both a short trip away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Pismo Beach?
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star resort offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Inn at the Cove and Inn at the Pier as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Pismo Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view top deals in Pismo Beach.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Pismo Beach?
Based on reviews, Oxford Suites Pismo Beach is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Spyglass Inn and Shore Cliff Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Pismo Beach?
Pismo Lighthouse Suites is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Motel 6 Pismo Beach and The Cliffs Hotel and Spa. Attractions in the area like Central Coast Aquarium and Mustang Waterpark are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Pismo Beach?
Cottage Inn By The Sea is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Shore Cliff Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Pismo Beach?
Edgewater Inn And Suites is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean and Oxford Suites Pismo Beach.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Pismo Beach?
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Spyglass Inn and Shore Cliff Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to North Beach Campground or Pismo State Beach.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Pismo Beach?
Cottage Inn By The Sea is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring an outdoor pool and free parking.

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