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220 #7 Ocean View Ave 2 Bedroom Condo
3.5 out of 5
220 Ocean View Avenue, Unit #7, Pismo Beach, CA
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0.49 mi from city center
220 #7 Ocean View Ave 2 Bedroom Condo
Room for Everyone, Block From the Beach
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0.15 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Loved it so much

"What a wonderful place this is! So close to everything! Restaurants, downtown, the beach. No need to drive anywhere all weekend if you don't want to. The condo is very clean and decorated very nice. Beds are very comfortable. The property manager was wonderful to work with and quick responses. Definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Room for Everyone, Block From the Beach
Beachcomber Inn
2.5 out of 5
541 Cypress St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $169 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.1 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"It was beautiful would go back to that hotel it was clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

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Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
2 out of 5
860 4th Street, US 101 at 4th Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $56 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
1.2 mi from city center
3/5 (984 reviews)

"For such a great price and with my dog, can't say enough great things about our stay. Staff was wonderful, and there were no issues what so ever. I really wish all the Motel 6 were as clean, efficient, and ran so professionally. Thank you Tara at the front desk for being so welcoming!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA
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 from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.71 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (957 reviews)

"This was an older propeety but upgraded very nicely. Rooms were small but very clean. Carpets not bad but will need replacement soon. All in all very acceptable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Quality Inn Pismo Beach
WorldMark by Wyndham Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
100 Ocean View Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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0.25 mi from city center
WorldMark by Wyndham 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 $105 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
1.25 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,470 reviews)

"Great, clean cozy, place very colonial, and employees we’re friendly"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
490 Dolliver Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.15 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (713 reviews)

"For the price, it was a great experience. Close to beach and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2020

Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites
Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
147 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $178 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.13 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (121 reviews)

"Great location, beautiful patio area with easy access to the beach and downtown area. The entire staff is incredibly helpful and welcoming .... it’s a good place for a 2 or 3 day peaceful and away from city madness getaway"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
Pismo Lighthouse Suites
3 out of 5
2411 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.83 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (961 reviews)

"location was awesome. Not enough supplies in room but staff responded quickly to requests"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Pismo Lighthouse Suites
Ocean Palms Motel
2.5 out of 5
390 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.25 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (628 reviews)

"PROs: microwave, fridge, comfortable beds, decor, excellent cleanliness, quiet CONs: Very low water pressure shower head, fake wood flooring, heater noise blocked TV audio when fan kicked on, beds were higher than normal making it a bit difficult for arthritis sufferers"…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Ocean Palms Motel
Inn at the Cove
2.5 out of 5
2651 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
1.33 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (939 reviews)

"Great stay , great views! Clean and nice rooms, close to pismo beach downtown"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Inn at the Cove
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 $89 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
1.16 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (970 reviews)

"Everything was perfect, location, staff was super friendly, cleanliness was on point. Totally recommend this place!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
2 out of 5
2121 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $104 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.66 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (625 reviews)

"It's a nice Inn, close to downtown and the butterfly grove..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages
Shore Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $132 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (958 reviews)

"The view was amazing! Definitely a place to stay at"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Shore Cliff Hotel
Dolphin Cove Motel
2 out of 5
170 Main Street, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.06 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (532 reviews)

"Sweet little motel on the beach. Amazing location, clean rooms with recent upgrades. Get a 2nd floor room if you can. It is a motel so your room door opens to the parking lot but the beach is right there. Blackout blinds would be nice since the parking lot lights are on all night."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Dolphin Cove Motel
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $130 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.04 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (965 reviews)

"Great view of the ocean! Back sliding door lead to the cliff walk, fire pits & seating."…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Spyglass Inn
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $136 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.8 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,185 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. The staffs are nice. The location is great. The trail connecting hotels and beach is beautiful. It is a pleasure to sit around the gas fire at night and listen to the sound of waves. The pool usage is based on reservation, so it is quite safe. On the down side, our room is close ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3 out of 5
100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.14 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (932 reviews)

"Great location and view from the rooms. The property has a nice deck overlooking the ocean."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
Edgewater Inn And Suites
2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (958 reviews)

"The room had all of the necessities. The proximity to the ocean was the best."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Edgewater Inn And Suites
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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?
Beachcomber Inn is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This property is steps from Pismo Beach Pier, and offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa and Shore Cliff Hotel 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, Quality Inn Pismo Beach is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA and Ocean Palms Motel.
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 SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Oxford Suites Pismo Beach. Attractions in the area like Morro Bay State Park and Boomers! Santa Maria 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 SeaVenture Beach Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Pismo Beach?
Pismo Lighthouse Suites is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Oxford Suites Pismo Beach and Edgewater Inn And Suites.
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?
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel is a top 3.5-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s located close to North Beach Campground. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Edgewater Inn And Suites and Cottage Inn By The Sea.
What are some accommodations with pools in Pismo Beach?
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Oxford Suites Pismo Beach and Quality Inn Pismo Beach.

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