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Pismo Beach California Accommodations

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The Pismo Beach center point is approximately the area of The Park at Dinosaur Caves and 1 mile east of Landon Galleries.

Pismo Beach is no ordinary beach town. Pismo provides the classic California experience all in one swoop. Nestled in the mounded hills and mossy rocks off the famous Pacific Coast Highway 1 and Highway 101, Pismo Beach embraces the Pacific shoreline, providing spectacular views of an endless horizon and a sunset unlike anywhere else. A convenient airport makes travel logistics easy: the Oceano County Airport is just a few miles from downtown. Check in to an oceanfront hotel, and you're ready to go! More from this guide...

Pismo Beach Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Inn at the Cove 2651 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Oceanfront hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • No eggs
  • Good internet service
From$129
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews Call
Best Western Plus Shore Cliff Lodge - Pismo Beach
+1-800-230-4134
2555 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Mid-scale Oceanfront property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Pleasant hotel grounds, with clean pool area
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 90%
From$99
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Pismo Lighthouse Suites : 2411 Price St.
+1-800-997-5148
2411 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Modern Hotel
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
From$294
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Cottage Inn by The Sea 2351 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
From$98
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel in Pismo Beach 2241 Price St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Oceanfront hotel
  • 159 rooms in hotel
  • Wifi quality could be improved
  • Easily accessible by car, said 72%
Spyglass Inn 2705 Spyglass Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Oceanfront property
  • 82 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok
  • Room service could have been improved
From$94
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa - Pismo Beach 2727 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • High end Resort property
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
From$200
Excellent 5.0 /5Reviews Call
The Cliffs Resort 2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, CA 93449 ~1.57 miles west of Pismo Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Almost all guests complained about the bathroom
  • Wifi slow
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
Ocean Breeze Inn in Pismo Beach 250 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Low priced Beach hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette
  • Fair breakfast prices
From$80
Average 3.0 /5Reviews Call
Dolphin Cove Motel in Pismo Beach 170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Beach property
  • 2 floors in property
Sandcastle Inn in Pismo Beach 100 Stimson Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • The majority of guests thought the building was wonderful
  • Great location
From$159
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
Seaventure Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach 100 Ocean View Ave., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Midscale property
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
+1-888-305-3366
230 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Rooms could be cleaner
From$69
Average 3.5 /5Reviews Call
Hilton Garden Inn Pismo Beach 601 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Good housekeeping staff
  • Great service
From$106
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach : 651 Five Cities Dr. 651 Five Cities Dr., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • 3-star Resort property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Best value for money
  • AC needs updating
Best Western Hotel & Suites
+1-800-997-5149
850 Oak Park Rd., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 ~3.67 miles east of Pismo Beach
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
From$69
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Holiday Inn Express Grover Beach Pismo Beach - Grover Beach 775 North Oak Park Blvd., Grover Beach, CA 93433 ~3.69 miles east of Pismo Beach
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Friendly service
  • Fantastic service
Avila Village Inn in Avila Beach 6655 Bay Laurel Place, Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~3.88 miles northwest of Pismo Beach
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 4PM
From$179
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Pacific Plaza Hotel
+1-800-997-5148
444 Pier Ave., Oceano, CA 93445 ~3.99 miles southeast of Pismo Beach
  • High end Beach property
  • Check-in time: 3:00
  • Noisy bridge
  • Sofa bed awful
From$115
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Avila Lighthouse Suites 550 Front St., Avila Beach, CA 93424 ~4.33 miles west of Pismo Beach
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Suite was roomy
  • Great location
From$169
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews Call
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort 1215 Avila Beach Dr., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~4.35 miles west of Pismo Beach
  • Three Star Resort property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Most guests thought it was rather dirty
  • Hotel could use some updating
Aloha Inn
+1-800-881-1523
611 El Camino Real, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 ~4.86 miles east of Pismo Beach
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • Most guests found the kitchenette to be good
Centaur Health Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach
+1-888-283-3404
745 Quebrada Lane, Pismo Beach, CA 93420
  • High-end Beach hotel
  • Check in: 11:00AM
From$159
Excellent 5.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Courtyard by Marriott San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo 1605 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.23 miles north of Pismo Beach
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Popular among families
  • 1 out of 2 guests thought the shower was ok
From$120
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo - San Luis Obispo 1530 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 ~6.29 miles north of Pismo Beach
  • 3-star property
  • Check in: 03:00 PM
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Spacious rooms
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
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Before you hit the mile-long white sand beach of Pismo, a visit to the Welcome Center will help you to organize your stay so you can get the most out of your visit. The center is next to the Prime Outlets of Pismo Beach, so after you get the lowdown on where to go from the experts, you can pick up a new bathing suit or trendy shades at the outlet mall. The mall is conveniently located right off Highway 101 and 4th St., which is only blocks away from the Pismo State Beach Golf Course, the Amtrak Station at Grover Beach, and the Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve.

Between daybreak and sunset, you can step out of your hotel and into adventure. From horseback riding and a grand exploration at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Wildlife Refuge to wine tasting at one of the many local vineyards, your trip to Pismo will be more than satisfying.

Pismo Beach, CA Has Weather for Goldilocks: “Just Right!”

With only 17 inches of rain annually and no snow, Pismo promises a sunny day 282 days a year. For the year-round average of 70o with a January low of 42o, a sweater should be enough most of the time and too much the rest of the time! If you're looking for a great Instagram or Snapchat picture, Pismo Beach can provide the perfect backdrop at any time. For more serious photographers, the gracious weather will help you make the most of your stay. You can find perfect ocean shots off the Pismo Pier (hold on to your hat; it's a bit windy out there), or on the Pismo Creek Trail. Birdwatchers will love the bird life on the Pismo Creek Trail, which begins at Addie and terminates at the ocean.

Pismo Beach gives you easy access to all the outdoor activities that the perfect climate typically allows year-round. You could begin your day with a kayaking trip after morning coffee, go hiking in the Montana de Oro State Park (a short drive away), visit the Monarch Butterfly Grove, one of the largest areas for wintering Monarch butterflies in the U.S., and end the day on a quiet fishing trip. Or maybe you'll be in the water all day catching the surf on your board and soaking in the sweet California sunshine!

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Pismo Beach, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach, CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Pismo Beach, CA. Browse these illustrations to evaluate the best months to stay in Pismo Beach for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Pismo Beach, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $223.35

If you're looking for luxury, the SeaVenture Beach Hotel & Restaurant has a lot to offer. For $205 and up per night, you get a wide range of amenities for your travel comfort. The Full Ocean View room offers a king-size featherbed, a fireplace, a private balcony with a hot tub, and a 180o view of the ocean. The Partial Ocean View room also includes a personal hot tub on a private balcony, plush robes, and a wet bar. Other amenities at this hotel include rooms with skylights, complimentary internet, and cable.

The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa has luxurious rooms beginning at $355 per night and suites beginning at $505. The Suites can sleep up to four guests, with cribs and beds available for children. Each suite is equipped with a full kitchen and a washer and dryer. Everyone who loves the beach knows the thrill of sand everywhere! Having a washer and dryer right in your suite will make your stay so much more comfortable. In-room massage is also available, there is a heated pool, and the room is easy accessible through exterior corridors. The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa is just under two miles to Avila Hot Springs and Margo Dodd Park.

Affordable Hotels in Pismo Beach, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $173.61

The hotels in Pismo Beach offer easy access to Pismo State Beach, which includes a sixty-acre stretch of inviting white sand and mossy rocks, the famous Pismo Beach Pier, volleyball courts, the Harbor Lights Gallery, several parks atop the bluffs, and sporting activities from fishing to kayaking. At the Quality Inn Pismo Beach, rates begin at $89 per night. The hotel features amenities such as a hot breakfast, outdoor pool, and business center. Best Western Plus Shore Cliff Lodge rates vary with the season and can be found as low as $189 per night, but typically run $259 and up. Ocean-view rooms tend to be more expensive, typical of most of the hotels along the coast. Breakfast is included at the Best Western, and there is a pool with magnificent views from the deck, as the hotel sits atop a rocky cliff.

The Spyglass Inn, situated with a beautiful view of the ocean, offers rooms from $159 per night, with averages around the $200 range, depending on the season. Some rooms include a fireplace and a view. There are no rollaway beds available, and breakfast is not included at this hotel. Meeting rooms and screens are available for business. This hotel is about four miles from the Prime Outlets and three miles to downtown.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Pismo Beach

2 Star Average Prices: $98.78

2 Star Hotel Prices in Pismo Beach

Where are the real discounts in Pismo Beach

Major hotel chains offer many standard discounts for AAA and AARP members, government employees, and members of the military. Some of these chains are the Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo and the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria, both with rates beginning around $160 per night.

At the Hilton Garden Inn, AAA/CAA members can save up to 10%, and AARP members will save up to 10% off the best available rate at check-in. The Hilton Garden Inn also offers occasional $25 food and beverage credits. Active and retired military, veterans, and their families can also enjoy exclusive savings; just inquire when booking to learn what is available at the Pismo Beach location. The Hilton Garden Inn offers small meeting solutions with meeting rooms equipped with Wi-Fi, flip charts, markers, an LCD projector, and all-day beverage service.

The Holiday Inn & Suites offers a discounted rate to U.S. military and government employees at all locations of Holiday Inn brand family hotels. Kids will stay and eat free. When booking your room, let the agent know that a discount is available to you, and bring your government issued I.D. with you at check-in. Holiday Inn & Suites also honors discounts to AAA/CAA cardholders and seniors 62 years of age or older. All you have to do is show your membership or other official identification card when checking in to the hotel. Holiday Inn also has a membership rewards program, and points can be redeemed for your stay. There are no blackout dates in the IHG Rewards Club program, and you can combine points with cash.

Best Value Options in Pismo Beach, CA

Package deals are plentiful in Pismo Beach because there is so much to do! At the SeaVenture Beach Hotel & Restaurant, the prices and availability vary according to the season and package, but there is a package for everyone! If you'd like breakfast in bed and the morning newspaper in a room with a view and private balcony, it's all yours! Just book the “Bed and Breakfast with a View” package with rates beginning at $199 per night. If you've only got a weekend and love tasting wine from local vineyards, book the “Ocean to Vineyards” package, which features a two-night stay, bottle of local wine, a $50 gift card to the SeaVenture Restaurant, and a wine picnic backpack. Rates start at $369 per night.

Families should take advantage of the “Family Fun at the Beach” package, which starts at $239 per night and includes two nights, a beach bag filled with a SeaVenture Frisbee, beach bucket, beach snacks, and two towels, as well as two passes for bowling at Pismo Bowl. The SeaVenture Hotel is within walking distance to the pier, downtown ice cream, and famous salt-water taffy. Other packages include “Bubbles and Bubbly,” “Birthday or Anniversary Celebration,” and “Spring Escape to the Beach.” The hotel also offers a free night after three paid nights during the summer months.

Tough to Say Goodbye to Pismo Beach, CA

So now that you've spent your weekend at the beach, vineyards, and spa, you might find it difficult to leave the breathtaking Pismo Beach coast. You might already be considering your next trip. If the weekend just wasn't long enough, then consider staying for up to two weeks at the Avila Village Inn, a secluded boutique hotel with easy access to everything you fell in love with this time. The rooms are spacious and breakfast is complimentary; rates begin at $269 per night. What do you think?

Verified reviews of the city: Pismo Beach, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Pismo Beach, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"A great coastal town."
Score 4.0 / 5

The beach is beautiful and there are a huge amount of things to do.

Mary C., from 06-Jun-2014
"Scenic and Atmospheric"
Score 4.0 / 5

We loved the views. Pismo is a wonderful small beach town with a warmth and friendliness often missing from larger towns. It is laid back and relaxed.

Nate S., from 09-Apr-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Pismo Beach, CA shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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