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Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
2 out of 5
860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $86 per night
1.2 mi from city center
3/5 (984 reviews)

"Great fast check in. Gave us hand sanitizer also & a pismo cool handkerchief lol. Was quiet & close to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
147 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $399 per night
0.13 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"The property itself is in a nice location, perfect pier and ocean view. The room we were in was set up a bit strange so the TV was crammed into the curtains of the sliding door. The valet is set up poorly. You end up waiting in the street the majority of time while they try to get to you; in fairness ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $147 per night
1.25 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,612 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Comfy bed. Quick check in. Quiet and easy freeway access."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Oxford Suites 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 $127 per night
1.16 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (982 reviews)

"Good, friendly and helpful staff... I would come back again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
Shore Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $243 per night
0.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"When staying on this property I felt safe and relaxed. With COVID being a main concern of mine. This was my first time ever being out of the house, and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. The amenities were clean and staff was wearing masks and gloves."…"

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Shore Cliff Hotel
Ocean Palms Motel
2.5 out of 5
390 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $83 per night
0.25 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (519 reviews)

"Great location, good experience overall for the price"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Ocean Palms Motel
Dolphin Cove Motel
2 out of 5
170 Main Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $159 per night
0.06 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (459 reviews)

"Arrived super early was told to check in at 3. I just wanted to know if my reservation was there. And yes but to come back at 3 can’t check in early I said okay. I paid for my room and it was not ready at 3. I paid before 11 am told to come back at 3 and everyone else who checked in after me was ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Dolphin Cove Motel
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $202 per night
3.04 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"We loved the view from the room and fireplace. We didn’t have bath robes or a coffee maker like it said on the website . Wish there was more fire pits ."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 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 $289 per night
1.33 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (998 reviews)

"During this period of COVID with limited service, we still had a pleasant experience overall. The staff were courteous and helpful and accommodating. The room was very clean (disinfected) upon arrival."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Inn at the Cove
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3 out of 5
2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $278 per night
0.83 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (971 reviews)

"The view was excellent.great location big rooms horrible customer service person at the front desk gave me racists stares!!!!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Inn at the Pier
4 out of 5
601 Cypress Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $223 per night
0.05 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)

"Its central to all the food and shops and beach is real close bye..theres no house keeping or person around to explain the bar and pool rules upstairs it was unclear but i guess there was a reservation time slot but again couldn't get a clear answer"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Inn at the Pier
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $202 per night
0.8 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (2,128 reviews)

"It's cozy has a great ocean view & beach access. The fire pits outside are a great addition. It could use some updates but other than that its a great place to take a getaway"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Quality Inn Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
230 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $93 per night
0.71 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,001 reviews)

"A wonderful experience just south of downtown Pismo. Next to the outlets and a shopping center with everything you could possibly need. Loved the pool area! Rooms are very nice with frig, microwave, and coffeemaker. Starbucks, Sushi, Burgers and more a short walk away. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Quality Inn Pismo Beach
Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
490 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $84 per night
0.15 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (634 reviews)

"It was just amazing, everything overall. Great service, great place to stay if you don’t want to be driving up & down."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $181 per night
0.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (975 reviews)

"Staff was very nice. Room was very clean. Had a mini fridge and microwave in the room, which worked great! Everything in the room was working well. Pool area was closed. Overall area was quiet and location is great (only a few feet away from the beach). Do recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

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Visiting Pismo Beach

Travelers to Pismo Beach give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. Relaxing and walkable, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés. Top sights around the area include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park.

  • You'll find 738 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Luis Obispo
  • The closest major airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), 19.8 mi (31.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Pismo Beach

The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including North Beach Campground, Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve, and Margo Dodd Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pismo Beach Pier and Price Anniversary House.

In Pismo Beach, you'll find 87 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa - This 4-star resort features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and beach locale.
  • Pismo Lighthouse Suites - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.
  • Inn at the Cove - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its proximity to shopping and comfortable beds.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center, and Morro Bay State Park, which is 17.6 mi/28.3 km away.

Dressing for Pismo Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 63°F and the nighttime average to be 44°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September averages 68°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 67°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Pismo Beach is 16.34 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 67°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 45°F

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 Shore Cliff Hotel and Pismo Lighthouse Suites 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.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Pismo Beach?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Pismo Beach, head over to our customer service page.
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.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Shell Beach?
Based on our traveler data, The Palomar Inn is one of the top choices for your stay in Shell Beach. This property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your stay in the area include 227 Boeker Street Cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Cottage and ‘cookie’s Cottage’ Family Beach House.
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, CA 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 place to stay near Pismo Beach Pier?
Adjacent to Pismo Beach Pier, Inn at the Pier is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. Other good choices close by include SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach.
What about the best place to stay close to Pismo Beach Surf Shop?
One of the top choices for your stay is Inn at the Pier, located next to Pismo Beach Surf Shop, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 bars and a restaurant. SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Ocean Palms Motel are two other good choices in the immediate area.
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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