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SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
4.4/5 (2,363 reviews)
C$240/ night for 2 guests

Clean room with nice decor. Nice ocean view from balcony. Convenient beach access. Easy check in/out.

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2019
Edgewater Inn And Suites
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (1,224 reviews)
C$131/ night for 2 guests

The sound of the waves as I slept. The view was fantastic! Easy access to the beach.

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2019
Cottage Inn By The Sea
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3.0 out of 5.0 2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,973 reviews)
C$215/ night for 2 guests

Outside view of the ocean was spectacular. Bathrooms very small and toilets way to low.

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2019
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3.0 out of 5.0 100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,336 reviews)
C$236/ night for 2 guests

Right on the waterfront. Beautiful patios with fire pits, close boardwalk to restaurants and bars. Updated lobby and rooms.

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2019
Spyglass Inn
Spyglass Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,934 reviews)
C$203/ night for 2 guests

Very nice and clean. Friendly office staff. Our kids loved the fire pit/smore kits and the pool area.

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2019
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3.0 out of 5.0 2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (1,774 reviews)
C$240/ night for 2 guests

Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Clean and enjoyable family accommodations.

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2019
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
4.3/5 (3,507 reviews)
C$140/ night for 2 guests

Property is located at beautiful location and it is near to highway so it is easily accessible. Also Breakfast was amazing.

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2019
Shore Cliff Hotel
Shore Cliff Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1,622 reviews)
C$194/ night for 2 guests

I love how it’s situated just above the cliff side and you can hear the waves crashing in

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2019
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 230 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
3.3/5 (1,811 reviews)

It is clean, nice and they have a very good breakfast

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2019
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Beach Hotels in San Luis Obispo


Known for its beaches and art galleries, San Luis Obispo offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 154 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.


As you browse for a place to stay by the water in San Luis Obispo, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach - 3-star hotel on the beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the walkable location and comfortable beds.

Pismo Lighthouse Suites - 3-star spa hotel near North Beach Campground. Our travelers recommend its proximity to shopping and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a spa tub.

Shore Cliff Hotel - 3-star golf hotel near North Beach Campground. It offers an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and spacious rooms.

Avila La Fonda Hotel - 4-star romantic hotel near the beach. It features a sauna, free WiFi, and free parking. Activities include kayaking. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites - 2-star motel near North Beach Campground. Our travelers recommend its walkable location and comfortable rooms. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.


Planning Your Trip to San Luis Obispo


Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.


  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and June, with an average temperature of 77°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 44°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.19 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 4.44 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Luis Obispo


After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to North Beach Campground or Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's art galleries and theater, and make time for local attractions like Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Morro Rock or Estrella Warbirds Museum.
Visitors also enjoy San Luis Obispo for its:
  • Wineries
  • Biking
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés

Getting Around San Luis Obispo


To get to San Luis Obispo, book a flight to San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), the closest major airport, which is located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city center. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from San Luis Obispo Station, Grover Beach Station, or Guadalupe Station.