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SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
CA $159
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,215 reviews)

"I LOVED everything. I definitely will stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 14, 2020

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $98
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4/5Very Good! (1,463 reviews)

"Good location walk to beach. Very clean. Staffs are very nice. Little bit noisy at that night. Free parking."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2020

Edgewater Inn And Suites
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $124
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.3/5Excellent! (2,010 reviews)

"The room has a fireplace for heat, very easy to operate and a unique feature"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 19, 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3 out of 5
100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $118
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,597 reviews)

"I like that it was by the beach and it’s clean, don’t like that I was not looking at the beach. My room was looking at the street"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $118
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.1/5Very Good! (2,013 reviews)

"Location, beautiful ocean view, loved the overall look of hotel property, landscaping, room, easy check in and check out, staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 8, 2020

Spyglass Inn
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3 out of 5
2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $154
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,801 reviews)

"It was perfect. Very clean and the view was just amazing."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 14, 2020

Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $123
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
4.3/5Excellent! (3,650 reviews)

"Very clean, close to food, shopping and freeway access. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Large clean rooms and breakfast is top notch."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 8, 2020

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Cayucos Beach Inn
2.5 out of 5
333 South Ocean Avenue, Cayucos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $123
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,161 reviews)

"Parking is good, and overall quiet. I would recommend asking for a room upstairs. The guests above us walking in their room made a lot of noise, but no fault of their own-it was the building flooring i guess"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Cayucos Beach Inn
Shore Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $155
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,694 reviews)

"Loved staff & location! Nice stay!! The beach was gorgeous & room was very comfortable. Staff was very accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 1, 2020

Shore Cliff Hotel
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
230 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $77
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.4/5 (1,816 reviews)

"I stay here on my business trips everytime. The location is quieter than other hotels in the city. The staff is friendly and accomodating. The jacuzzi and pool are always open and a very nice amenity. I enjoy the thick comforters on their beds. Prices are very reasonable. The hotel is making improvements. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 10, 2020

Quality Inn Pismo Beach
Avila La Fonda Hotel
4 out of 5
101 San Miguel St, Avila Beach, CA
CA $224
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.7/5Exceptional! (889 reviews)

"The facility was beautiful, staff extremely friendly and professional, the amenities were like nothing we have experienced! Excellent hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Avila La Fonda Hotel
Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
490 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $68
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
3.5/5Good! (573 reviews)

"Great location! Came to surf and eat good food. Very short walk to the beach and Downtown area. Everyone is nice and Neil at the front desk was very helpful. I'd definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 8, 2019

Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
Morro Shores Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5
290 Atascadero Rd, Morro Bay, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $65
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18
3.6/5Good! (1,113 reviews)

"Stayed at the luxury suit and was plenty of room for my entire family. Very clean and cute fireplace."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 10, 2020

Morro Shores Inn And Suites
Avila Lighthouse Suites
3.5 out of 5
550 Front St, Avila Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $194
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
4.6/5Exceptional! (852 reviews)

"Great place to stay, rooms are nice size, excellent views and great location-close to everything in town! Only negative we’re the pillows, they were pretty lumpy and uncomfortable. Overall great and definitely worth coming again."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2020

Avila Lighthouse Suites
Ocean Palms Motel
2.5 out of 5
390 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $76
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.1/5Very Good! (410 reviews)

"Great stay comfortable low bed and nice bath tub. Front desk was very helpful and offered me a managers special if I booked the second night."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 19, 2020

Ocean Palms Motel
Avila Village Inn
3.5 out of 5
6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $142
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,435 reviews)

"Liked the classes at the spa and the room was spacious, lovely, and very tastefully decorated."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2020

Avila Village Inn
Aloha Inn
2 out of 5
611 El Camino Real, Arroyo Grande, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $76
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
3.8/5Good! (1,605 reviews)

"Staff is very professional and helpful when needed. Beds are not comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 15, 2020

Aloha Inn
Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean
2 out of 5
250 Main St, Pismo Beach, CA
CA $82
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
3.1/5 (991 reviews)
Great stay!

"Loved how close I was to the beach! My partner and I really enjoyed being able to visit the room and go back out in the town and beach as we pleased. Due to being central to everything I didn’t have to move my car. The room felt cozy and provided us everything that we needed. Highly recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 8, 2019

Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean
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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.

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