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Top Pismo Beach Historic Hotels

Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3 out of 5
2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $259 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"Nice hotel, but the people in the upstairs room were loud and annoying."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Inn at the Cove
2.5 out of 5
2651 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $249 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,208 reviews)

"I did not like that a “full breakfast” was included with the room rate. We went down and found only cereal and boiled eggs and a few other dry foods like oatmeal and granola bars. No fruit except for three oranges in a bowl and no hot foods."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Inn at the Cove
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $209 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,361 reviews)

"Very clean. Loud out and about with busy families at bbq and playing on grass. It was surprisingly quiet at night when our room doors were closed."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Shore Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $209 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,801 reviews)

"We had a really nice view of the ocean. The little patio was very cute. They also had a free breakfast to go. Overall we would stay again."…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Shore Cliff Hotel
SeaVenture Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
100 Ocean View Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $399 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (572 reviews)

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

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

SeaVenture Beach Hotel
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 $129 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,775 reviews)

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

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $115 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,602 reviews)

"I really enjoyed the storage room provided. The fridge and microwave were a plus."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3 out of 5
100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $206 per night
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

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $188 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,095 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 $181 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,098 reviews)

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

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Spyglass Inn
Dolphin Cove Motel
2 out of 5
170 Main Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $147 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (447 reviews)

"The property is right next to the beach and everything is within walking distance. The room was nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dolphin Cove Motel
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $105 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,546 reviews)

"Very pet friendly staff.great access too the beach from the hotel"…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Edgewater Inn And Suites
The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
2 out of 5
2121 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $146 per night
3.6/5Good! (555 reviews)

"Nice location. Debbie the desk manager is so nice!!! The rooms were smaller than expected but good overall."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
490 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $99 per night
3.6/5Good! (627 reviews)

"The hotel was clean and the staff was very nice. It is only a 5 min walk to the ocean."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
230 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $76 per night
3.4/5 (1,912 reviews)

"A good price point.. just stayed for one night... no breakfast like before or spa but with the covid 19 everything is shutdown wherever you go. The spa waterfall is a plus when it’s open!"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Quality Inn Pismo Beach
Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean
2 out of 5
250 Main St, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $123 per night
3.2/5 (1,027 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, close to downtown and beach."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean
Motel 6 Pismo Beach
2 out of 5
860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $70 per night
3/5 (1,491 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
Blue Seal Inn
2 out of 5
230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $95 per night
2.4/5 (344 reviews)

"It was walking distance to everything! And dog freindly! Reasonable room prices. I liked everything"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Blue Seal Inn
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Pismo Beach

Visiting new cities can be more than just putting a pin in a sight on your map, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of a place. One of the best ways to get a sense of the culture of a city is to immerse yourself in its history. Visiting the area's museums or landmarks is a fine kick-off, but staying in a Pismo Beach historic hotel can ferry you back to the past. Get ready to pack your duffel (you won't need a time machine) as your Pismo Beach landmark hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the traditional hotels in Pismo Beach give you a feel for a past period as soon as you pass through the lobby. With classic charm and interesting back stories, you'll that these properties stand apart from your standard hotels. Don't worry, you won't have to live totally in the past. Although these hotels are older, they have most up-to-date amenities to help you take it easy during your trip. You'll find rooms outfitted with a cozy bed and just about everything else you might want for a marvelous getaway.

After you've explored the hotel property, you can visit the famous landmarks and art museums to appreciate more of the Pismo Beach's culture. Undoubtedly, all this perusing through the past will work up an appetite. Be sure to read through the reviews and see the recommendations other travelers to Pismo Beach think is worth visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can find out where the local places to enjoy a cocktail or a marvelous dinner in Pismo Beach are.

Your Pismo Beach Hotel Is Ready for You

Pismo Beach has 168 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where important musicians may have stayed. You're certain to reserve a place that has all the amenities as well as the charm you want. Take advantage of the great Pismo Beach deals with Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Pismo Beach?
You’re already probably planning a visit to places with historical relevance during your trip to Pismo Beach. While you’re in town, you can check out the scenic seaside and top-notch restaurants. During your stay in this walkable area, you can also relish a trip to the cafés.
What's the best place to stay in Pismo Beach to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Spyglass Inn is a top 3-star property for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Swinging Bridge is a short 8-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Oxford Suites Pismo Beach.
How many historical hotels are there in Pismo Beach?
In Pismo Beach, you’ll find 164 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 22 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places to visit in Pismo Beach?
Pismo Beach is notable for landmarks like Price Anniversary House. The beaches and sunsets highlight the natural beauty with places to visit including North Beach Campground, Monarch Butterfly Grove, and Pismo State Beach. Pismo Beach Pier is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Pismo Beach?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a building that has an officially recognized historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the communal spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Pismo Beach, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels are generally what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Pismo Beach have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Pismo Beach, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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