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Avila La Fonda Hotel - San Luis Obispo - Building
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9.4 Excellent (498 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Avila La Fonda Hotel in Avila Beach, you'll be 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Central Coast Aquarium and 11.8 mi (19 km) from California Polytechnic State University. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff and accommodations were amazing. This hotel thinks of everything down to the hospitality baskets that are in your room at check in. Everything your heart would desire! There is a full kitchen but who has to cook with all the extras they supply throughout your day. What hotel has corona's and a nacho bar at 2 in the afternoon not to mention the hot pies served sharply at 8. Can't wait till we come back!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: La Fonda went above and beyond our expectations. Beautiful and clean, the staff was pleasant and super close to the beach!
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Great staff and little extras that add up to great experience
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved all of the extras!
Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
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9.3 Excellent (423 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa in Pismo Beach provides guests with an elegant setting and views of the ocean. The resort is a popular destination for family vacations, weddings, romantic vacations, and more. The location, which is north of Los Angeles and along the coast, can provide guests with a range of sought after services and amenities. There are 60 suites at the resort, and all of them are equipped with a living room, as well as a dining room, laundry facilities, a large balcony, and a gourmet kitchen. The one and two-bedroom accommodations at Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa range in size from 1,000 square feet to 2,100 square feet. They can be a good option for overnight stays, weekend getaways, a weeklong vacation, or even for a monthly stay. Some of the amenities and features of the property include the on-site restaurant and spa. The Spa at Dolphin Bay provides a wide range of different types of services and treatments for the guests, including hair removal, massage therapy, yoga, and infrared treatments in the sauna. In addition, visitors can dine at Lido at Dolphin Bay. This restaurant has an award-winning menu, and guests can enjoy not only quality cuisine, but also some impressive views of the ocean. Guests will also find several eateries in the Pismo Beach area. Some of the places to consider dining include the Cracked Crab, Rosa’s Italian Restaurant, Splash Café, and Oyster Loft. The beach is only a short distance away, and there is a range of things to do in the area, such as wine tasting, golfing, and water activities.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Huge room, nice staff, fully stocked kitchen in room, nice beach, luxurious.
Cons: Smaller of two rooms was beachside. I wish the master had had the ocean view. It would have been nice to have a few spots to sit and gaze at the ocean. A few benches throughout the property and some adirondack chairs to bring a glass of wine at sunset would be great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Did a one night stop over here heading down the coast. Surprised at how big the room/unit was and how nice the pool and grounds were. Will return for longer next time.
Cons: Took a little long to get extra bedding for sofa sleeper but they delivered with a smile.
Apple Farm - San Luis Obispo - Building
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9.2 Excellent (1,048 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Apple Farm, you'll be centrally located in San Luis Obispo, within a 15-minute drive of California Polytechnic State University and Avila Hot Springs. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request), and a train station pick-up service is also provided at no charge.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Everything was amazing! Hitesh at the front desk was wonderful!! He provided just the right amount of info and assistance and read our minds when we came back for our daily chocolate chip cookie! The restaurant staff was so nice and the breakfast delicious!! The grounds are beautiful! While the freeway is right there, we never heard it.
Cons: The bed was just a little harder than I prefer and the tv was in an odd place that you could only watch from one side of the bed but it didn’t matter much to us since we watched little of it.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Starting with the friendly staff we enjoyed every aspect of our stay. We had a comfortable room and the location was perfect (right between town and Cal Poly campus). No complaints.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked the look and layout of the Inn. The hotel and rooms were beautifully decorated. The beds were comfortable and the complimentary items were a nice touch. Most of the staff members were friendly and polite, too!
Cons: Now and then, some of the staff members did not acknowledge the customers.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Cozy, well appointed, homey.
7.7 Good
Pros: Convenient to highway, not far from airport. restaurant on premises although too pricey for what it had to offer, wine by glass very limited selection and not good!
Cons: See above
10.0 Excellent
Pros: First off, cookies daily-enough said! Clean rooms with charming atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Ate at the restaurant for breakfast, food was very good. Boysenberry preserves tasted delicious atop their pecan raisin scone. Suggest giving it a try. Complimentary transportation from airport or train station was very helpful considering the price surge x 5 from Uber. Hotel was in a great location near town. Highly recommend!
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Through Kayak the Appke Farm rooms are in the Trellis Court (vs "main" hotel), so there were less amenities in the rooms... that said, the rooms were head-and-shoulders above any other hotel we've ever stayed at. Love this hotel, the restaurant & shop.
Inn at the Cove - Pismo Beach - Building
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9.2 Excellent (997 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Inn at the Cove is conveniently located on California’s Central Coast, just outside of beautiful San Luis Obispo. It is a top-rated location in Pismo Beach known for its incredible views and amazing value. Accommodations at the hotel are just as convenient and relaxing at the location. It offers 52 newly renovated private bedrooms overlooking the cove in options such as oceanfront, pool view, pet-friendly, and ADA. The rooms consist of a spacious layout, upgrades linens, high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and balconies with stunning views. The secluded oceanfront rooms are perfect for couples celebrating an anniversary, birthday or honeymoon. The Inn at the Cove also offers family rooms with deluxe and premium double room options for a memorable vacation. Pup perks in the dog-friendly rooms include a bed, bowl, and treats. The Inn at the Cove is situated halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles and offers an array of activities, especially for couples. Downtown Pismo Beach is also just one mile away with popular attractions, dining options, shopping, and nightlife. Horseback riding, wine tastings at world-renowned wineries, and kayaking are all fun activities located moments away. In addition to recreational fun, guests can enjoy thoughtful and plentiful amenities right at the hotel. Guests will have direct access to the beach, an extensive ocean-front heated pool, hot tub, spa services, yoga classes on-site, and tennis courts. Guests also receive free parking and a daily complimentary breakfast. With a perfect location, a variety of rooms, and relaxing amenities, The Inn at the Cove is a great choice for couples, families and travelers alike.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beach and facility itself
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: everything was wonderful from the rooms to the staff. excellent service, clean rooms with everything working, a lot to do in around the Motel.......our first of many stays.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, with private beach access. Every room is facing the water and has a balcony so you have the most relaxing and amazing sunset/sunrise views. You're a short drive to the shell beach restaurants and to grover beach's downtown area with more great bars and restaurants. 10 minutes to the dunes. Highly suggested, we will definitely be back :)
Inn At Avila Beach - Avila Beach - Beach
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9.2 Excellent (634 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Inn at Avila Beach is situated on the Central Coast of California, about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. This unique all-inclusive hotel offers a variety of amenities and accommodations that offer luxurious relaxation in a beautiful setting. The Inn sits right on the beach, and features a rooftop deck complete with couches, hammocks, TVs, and grills. There is also an indoor gathering room right off the lobby, great for relaxing and entertaining. The room features a breakfast nook and seating for 8 at the dining table, as well as a big screen TV and surround sound. The Inn at Avila Beach has its very own library, filled with a collection of DVDs and VHS tapes for entertainment during your stay. The library also includes artifacts from the owner’s personal collection, as well as a wide selection of books and magazines. A special treat for guests is the collection of 33s available to borrow, with most guest rooms offering an old-fashioned record player for musical enjoyment. The guest rooms at the Inn are designed with luxurious modern amenities and all of the creature comforts you would expect. Suites are available with private balconies overlooking the ocean and in-room jacuzzi tubs. Plus, the hotel serves fresh chocolate chip cookies all day long, offering a tasty treat for guests coming and going. Speaking of going, there are plenty of nearby shops, attractions, and activities to be found just minutes from the Inn. The front desk can help with recommendations and reservations.
6.8 Good
Pros: The location is great and the staff is courteous.
Cons: The rooms are old. The towels did not smell fresh.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: The cozy bed, sound of the ocean, balcony with chaise/bed. Coffee, quiche and pastries on the rooftop deck. Also wonderful location.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: perfect location and incredible staff. within walking distance of most everything you might want or need. Romantic and a great place. Not new but lots of character.We havr stayed here several times and will be back soon.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful Views, Unique Accommodations, Great Staff
Cons: Construction going on, but they were very good about working around their guests!
Avila Lighthouse Suites - Avila Beach - Building
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9.2 Excellent (501 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Just Steps From the Sand in Avila Beach. All-suite hotel directly across from the beach with spacious suites that are perfect for romantic couples getaways and family vacations. Modern amenities including free Wi-Fi, complimentary expanded continental breakfast and spa services.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location (Beach Front), room floor plan (suite), bed, Flat screens, patio, breakfast...
Cons: N/A
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was nice, views great. Would have preferred both of us to be able to sit in the slider to get the view of the storm.
Marina Street Inn - San Luis Obispo - Building
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9.4 Excellent (77 reviews)
Overview
Marina Street Inn Bed and Breakfast provides a comfortable setting when in Morro Bay. The bed & breakfast has easy access to Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History. Cayucos and Baywood-Los Osos are also an easy drive away.
Shore Cliff Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
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9.1 Excellent (2,467 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Shore Cliff Hotel is Pismo Beachs newest hotel located blocks away from the Pismo Pier and downtown Pismo Beach. Recently renovated in 2016, this Pismo Beach hotel is perched on a 90-foot cliff above the Pacific Ocean and every room has a view with a private patio or balcony.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Had problems with our reservation through Kayak front desk staff went above and beyond to ensure we got a room. They were amazing .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location, with amazing views right from our own balcony! The staff was very welcoming, polite, and efficient. I
Cons: Not too much to say here.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My wife and I really enjoyed our room and the oceanfront view! We were so close to the ocean we left the sliding glass door open all night and fell asleep to the sound of the waves crashing and seeing the moonlight reflect off the ocean.The staff where very friendly and accommodating, I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who is looking for great customer service and great views of the ocean without breaking your wallet!
Cons: The seagulls can get pretty loud but that comes with the territory of being next to the ocean!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice views, renovated rooms. Good value.
Cons: LOTS of birds nearby, can make quite the stink.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The views were amazing. the grounds were very clean and well kept. staff was very nice and accommodating. it was a perfect get-away from the city.
Cons: I booked the trip through Kayak but the hotel staff charged me for the stay when i checked in. i am still waiting for my refund from the hotel.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was great.
Cons: The first room they gave us was not what I consider an ocean view. It was more like the view of the hotel to the south, a palm tree and a sliver of an ocean view. I paid for a room with an ocean view. The second room was great. Full ocean view. Yay!
Pismo Lighthouse Suites - Pismo Beach - Building
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9.1 Excellent (1,356 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Pismo Lighthouse Suites is a resort hotel located right on Pismo Beach in sunny California. This family-friendly hotel offers 70 comfortable, spacious guest suites that include two bathrooms, which offers plenty of room for everyone. This hotel was voted 2017’s Family Vacation Critic Favorite and includes many family-friendly activities that can be enjoyed during your stay. Guests can enjoy badminton courts, an open-air deck with life-size chess game, and private beach access to enjoy all kinds of watersports and family fun. Pismo Lighthouse Suites is a pet-friendly accommodation with room views overlooking the ocean and the surrounding property. The hotel offers a number of event and meeting spaces for business clients, family gatherings, and special events alike. There are also ADA accessible suites, spa services, free WiFi, a family play deck, a heated outdoor pool and hot tub area, tennis courts, laundry facilities, lobby computer access, and Tesla electric charging stations. All guests can enjoy fresh-baked cookies at check-in, as well. The hotel is close to many great attractions, restaurants, and dining options in Pismo Beach, including family-friendly dining options. Business travelers will enjoy the convenient location along with the relaxing getaway. Guests staying at this hotel will be close to many other great beaches in the area, as well as the Pismo Beach Pier, Arroyo Grande Wine Tasting, the Avila Hot Springs, Pismo Beach Premium Outlets, Price Historical Park, Central Coast Aquarium, and Monarch Butterfly Grove, just to name a few.
7.7 Good
Pros: Spacious suites and games.
Cons: Shower
7.6 Good
Pros: My husband and I stayed at the suite for his birthday weekend. The suite was very nice, clean and comfortable. Bigger than what I expected....breakfast was amazing I will return the summer with my kids next time because it was very kid friendly.
Cons: I requested partial view of the ocean but that may be misleading since I really didn't see the ocean view from my window
9.7 Excellent
Cons: Shower head was pretty weak and old looking, but everything else was perfect.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Great complimentary breakfast. Terrific outdoor games (badminton, putting green, ping pong, etc). Easy access to the beach.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: - Check in was a breeze - Plenty of parking - Easy to get in and out - Staff were friendly and helpful - Cosy stay with large rooms that can fit up to 4 people - Clean and comfortable with basic amenities - Close to most things
Cons: - Parking spots were tiny, don't drive your large vehicles here - Basic but not luxurious (though value for money) - Breakfast was basic
7.7 Good
Pros: Very nice hotel, on a cliff top over beautiful Pismo beach.... The beach is easily accesible via a wooden stair structure shared by a couple more hotels... ( Lighthouse Suites is at the end of the line of hotels, so no neighbours wondering in front of your hotel rooms!) Great and helpful staff, in general a very joyful and relaxed atmosphere! Rooms are large (very much so) and clean, beds are comfy.
Cons: Breakfast is, howeve,r not up to par.... Not bad to be honest, but just a few bread rolls, jam, butter, 3 types of fruit and yoghurt (coffee and orange juice too), are way far away from the promised "Continental breakfast"!! Plastic cuttlery and cups further support this case.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beach location Suite was the right size for family Cleanliness Attentive and friendliness of staff Breakfast
Cons: Vacation ended
Inn at the Pier - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (545 reviews)
Overview
Guests are invited to explore and discover the Inn at the Pier, a hotel located in Pismo Beach, California. It is a brand new hotel that offers a rooftop pool and bar, beautiful guest rooms, and event and meeting spaces. The hotel offers 100 guest rooms and 4 suites. Each spacious room has a mini refrigerator, TV, coffee machine, complimentary toiletries, WiFi, air conditioning, and telephone, as well as other perks guests need to stay in comfort. Guests will also have access to a fitness center, valet parking, many common areas for relaxation, year-round heated pool on the rooftop, and luxury dining and bar services. The Pismo Beach Hotel features the only rooftop bar in the area. It boasts beautiful views of the Pacific ocean and coastline. Guests can enjoy the warm sunshine or stay cool under an umbrella. The atmosphere is perfect for eating seasonal plates of cuisine from the Bismo Beach restaurant, cocktails and local craft brews. There are many local activities that are near the Pismo Beach Hotel to experience. Many guests see seals, pelicans, sea otters and whales from the Pacific coastline. There are miles of sand and surfing as well as swimming in the waves on Pismo Beach. The large Pismo Pier beacons tourists to walk along its 1200-foot platform. In January and February, Monarch Butterflies migrate along Pismo Beach as they take a break and rest in a grove of Eucalyptus trees.
Avila Village Inn - Avila Beach - Building
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9.1 Excellent (534 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Avila Village Inn is conveniently located near Highway 101, nestled in the Avila Valley close to Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. Many popular attractions are located nearby, including aquariums, butterfly groves, golfing, Avila Hot Springs, the Avila Beach Pier, Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, the Fremont Theater, and the Madonna Inn Expo Center. The Bob Jones City-to-Sea Trail runs right next to the Inn. The hotel concierge staff can assist with sightseeing recommendations, tour planning, reservations, and other needs. The Avila Beach Inn offers 30 guest rooms and suites to choose from. All rooms include free WiFi, which is also available throughout the property. Guests can also receive complimentary wine tasting vouchers during their stay. Free onsite parking is provided, and guests can also enjoy extra amenities by booking directly. The hotel offers complimentary access to the Avila Bay Athletic Club & Spa and free bikes for exploring the area. There is an outdoor pool and hot tub area, and all accommodations are smoke-free. The rooms at this Inn feature luxury linens, flat-screen TVs, gas fireplaces, and upgraded accommodations for all of the modern creature comforts. Spa rooms include a jacuzzi tub, and there is a Hot Tub Deluxe suite available with a private patio and outdoor hot tub. Other upgraded suites are available, as are plenty of basic accommodations. The Inn also offers a number of accessible rooms, as well as group rates and event packages.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The all inclusive breakfast was great!
Cons: The hot tub didn't warm up until 9 at night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The lobby has a warm and inviting stone fireplace with plenty of cozy couches and chairs to relax in while reading the paper and sipping your coffee or tea. Rooms are well furnished with large bath fireplace and hot tubs on the balcony.
Cons: Wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy the new happy hour and breakfast :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Large quiet rooms with a hot tub on the balcony a treat! The free breakfast was outstanding.
Overview Reviews
Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo is located just steps away from downtown San Luis Obispo. Visitors will feel that they are getting to see the true San Luis Obispo because the hotel is located so near to the heart of the culturally-packed downtown area and not far from Pismo Beach either. The 138 rooms at Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo are all two-room suites that are great for families, singles, or couples. Guests can choose from a double suite or a king suite. The rooms are equipped with sleeper sofas in the living area, flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, coffee makers, microwaves, and desks. There’s plenty of space to feel comfortable, and spread out a little if needed. Free, hot breakfast is included with all guests’ stays. There’s also a free evening happy-hour reception where free wine and beer, and some appetizers are served. For other dining options, Quality Suites Downtown San Luis Obispo has a complimentary shuttle that will take guests into downtown, or visitors can take a quick walk there also. There are several wineries not far from the hotel. Guests can go and take in the beautiful scenery of wine country, while enjoying some wine tours, and participating in wine tastings. Pismo Beach is 17 miles long and has tons to do for people of all ages. Visitors can swim, get a massage, check out a park, surf, and so much more. It’s a quick drive away from the hotel and has plenty to do and see. Quality Suites Downtown is surrounded with so much to do. The suites are large and comfortable, and the free shuttle can get guests to all they want to do. This is a great choice for anyone traveling to San Luis Obispo.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The room condition and cooked to order breakfast
Cons: Distance from downtown but the shuttle service got it
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Crazy amenities for the price
10.0 Excellent
Pros: this is a very well designed, highly functional hotel with a ton of extras/amenities, especially for a family or travelers passing through. it's location is near enough to all the main things in downtown. service is very competent
Cons: i left an item in the hotel room. was promised by the front desk it would be mailed to me. a week later, no word and no package. i went back to the hotel a week later coincidentally, and housekeeping still had the item. i'm glad to get it back though
5.0 Okay
Cons: This hotel should be rated a chew it is definitely not a three star. May be a 2.5 star
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, breakfast excellent, nice staff.
Cons: Just the noise of vehicles and train passing by. But that is with porch door open.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I love the freshly cooked breakfast, heated swimming pool, happy hour and the spacious room
Cons: None
8.0 Excellent
Pros: LOVED how big the room was, the breakfast far-surpassed our expectations, and it was such a treat to have a complimentary happy hour each night!!! We will definitely stay here again!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff and nice layout with buildings surrounding inner courtyards or the pool area. Breakfast was buffet but also a made-to-order grill with eggs, potatoes and sausage options. That was unexpected and nice. Location was great!
Cons: Little odd layout with sink in bedroom outside bathroom. Other than that, room was really spacious - with couch area that could accomodate a few kids.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Nice professional help. Very attractive lobby. Nice Happy Hour....Wonderful full service Breakfast!!!! We will always use this as our choice place to stay visiting our Grandson at Cal Poly.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Large two room suite with living and sleeping areas, complementary wine/beer happy hour, two HD TV's, and a cook to your order breakfast set this place on a level well above the norm.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice staff, everything here was smooth and easy. There was a free 2hr happy hour when we checked it, great way to relax after a long drive. The rooms were Huge, comfortable and clean. Free breakfast in the morning was to order and nice and hot.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Happy hour and breakfast were awesome.
San Luis Creek Lodge - San Luis Obispo - Building
13
9.0 Excellent (580 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at San Luis Creek Lodge in San Luis Obispo, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of California Polytechnic State University and Avila Hot Springs. Featured amenities include express check-out and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Location and price were great for the area. Breakfast was better than average continental option
Cons: Breakfast was only served 730-930.. Traveling for business, so breakfast at 6 or 7 is much better.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Room very nice and breakfast excellent.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the San Luis Creek Lodge! The staff were friendly, and the room was super cute!
9.4 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were beautifully decorated. .. felt very at home . Super quiet and relaxing. Waffles and eggs cooked to order for breakfast with bananas in top was so good .
Garden Street Inn - San Luis Obispo - Building
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8.9 Excellent (355 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in San Luis Obispo, Garden Street Inn is within a 15-minute drive of California Polytechnic State University and Avila Hot Springs. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Location: right downtown, steps away from restaurants, shopping, coffee shops, bars, and the Farmer's Market. Convenient parking in city garage a block away. Very accommodating staff eager to meet dietary (gluten free) needs and to recommend local restaurants and sites to see. Breakfast cooked to order with fresh fruit was a real treat. Large rooms with private baths. Property is going dog free which will be a treat for guests with allergies. Location was amazingly quiet considering how many bars a just a block or two away.
Cons: Property is showing its age a bit. Carpets on grand staircase leading up to second level need to be replaced; table runner on stand in hallway had hole in it; sinks in the old wash stands are funky and nice but not terribly functional and should be upgraded. AC unit had a hard time keeping room cool during 90+ days. Rooms overlooking Garden Street can be noisy early morning as street sweepers and garbage trucks make their rounds.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Close to center of downtown & Thursday night farmers market. Within walking distance of train station. Friendly, helpful staff, good-sized rooms.
Cons: Personal preference is for less antique ambience, more drawers, bigger closet space and shower only (vs tub/shower combos).
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
15
8.8 Excellent (2,700 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel sits in Prismo Beach, Califoria on an impressive oceanfront bluff. Less than one mile away sits the Pismo Beach Pier and all the activities it has to offer. The hotel is also a convenient two miles from the breathtaking Monarch Butterfly Grove. The convenience of the location is only half the story, however, because the hotel is teeming with conveniences within its own walls. The stay includes a complimentary continental breakfast, free coffee and hot cocoa, not to mention cookies, to make the stay as comfortable as possible. Outside sits a heated pool that is right in front of the ocean, which allows guests the chance to simultaneously sit in comfort and absorb the ocean scenes California has become famous for. The hotel is home to palm trees that stretch high into the sky, adding a touch of classic California flavor to the hospitality experience. The natural environment is further leveraged with outdoor fire pits barbeque grills and direct beach access. The SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel is designed to help guests be introduced to the ocean on their own comfortable terms, absorbing the environment and enjoying it as it was meant to be experienced. There are even dog-friendly rooms that can be requested so even the four-legged members of the family can feel at home. Mere steps from the hotel are a variety of dining options. They offer fresh seafood, fast food, and delicious casual fare. The SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel is a great way to enjoy the ocean while still experiencing the conveniences of California hospitality.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The view was spectacular, and the hot tubs/pool/patios were excellent. Very relaxing evening by the ocean.
Cons: The walls were a little thin, could hear the neighboring room's TV at 7am, and I do'n't think it was turned up very loud... So this really depends on who's next to you.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful modern hotel! Great beds great facilities and a great view of the beach! Would stay here again in a heart beat
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel staff was great... rooms where great and the view was amazing
8.5 Excellent
Cons: Was very disappointed to find out that beach access was restricted due to the addition of hundreds of sharp rocks at base of stairs. No longer felt safe walking to beach with young infant in tow.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: buffet!
Cons: nada
9.1 Excellent
Pros: Great location...Beautiful ocean views...
Cons: Get an ocean view room or you room will feel a little bit dark & dreary.
5.1 Okay
Cons: The ocean view also included construction site. Our last visit was in August with my husband, he was ill but he enjoyed the view from our room, it was perfect. He passed away in November. This trip was meant as healing and remembering. I was so very disappointed in my stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. From l, lovation, cleanliness, staff, view. Everything was amazing. There are a lot of hotels on the same street but this one looks and feels like a resort for a fair price. Defiantly going back!
9.1 Excellent
Pros: All was great except the breakfast room that was so small that we were crammed together to pick up anything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place was awesome they upgraded me to an oceanfront view. The beach access is very convenient.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: The location and great family hotel.
Cons: The front staff is horrible you don't feel welcomed. They didn't have room ready at check in time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: View from our room was fabulous. The outdoor area beautiful with lots of seating and they had fires going morning and evening. Every person who worked there were happy to be of service. Continental breakfast was good and kept replenished. Will definitely stay again.
Cons: Not really the hotel's fault but when tide is high you can't access beach from their stairs but you are able to walk a couple of streets over to access a public staircase.
Madonna Inn - San Luis Obispo - Building
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8.8 Excellent (1,849 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Madonna Inn is an international destination resort that has been in business since 1958. The Inn is home to 110 guest rooms and suites, offering a unique look at historic California architecture and design without compromising any of the modern amenities. The Gold Rush Steakhouse offers onsite dining for guests, while their zero entry pool is great for families and those looking to relax after a long day of sightseeing or hiking Madonna Mountain. Guests can also enjoy spa services at the onsite full-service spa. This hotel is popular for weddings, events, and corporate meetings as its beautiful backdrop and historic style offers something unique for everyone. The Inn is situated on over 1,000 acres of land, with many pavilions and event spaces available for rent or just for guests to enjoy during their stay. The pool and fitness center are located at the hilltop retreat area, which features an infinity pool, two hot tubs, a gazebo, fitness room, and waterfall. The Terrace Pool Bar serves up drinks and light snacks. Guests can enjoy onsite wine tasting, as well as live music and dancing. They have signature hot pink basketball and tennis courts reserved for hotel guests at all times, as well as a selection of lawn games available in the Secret Garden. Those looking to venture out can find plenty of history, shopping, and entertainment throughout San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast of California. Shuttle services are also available.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I've always wanted to stay here but never had the opportunity. The experience lived up to every aspect of what I hoped it would be. My uniquely decorated room was not only fun to look at, but I slept like a dream. The surrounding grounds are beautiful, with a Secret Garden and good restaurant/bars. The pool is also beautiful -- that's where I decided to watch the sunrise. Great experience!
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Everywhere you look you find amazement at the decor Fun and entertaining. The staff are most accommodating! Great getaway!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Accommodations
Cons: Despite informing them of a birthday celebration during dinner, there was no recognition. Many people I have spoken to, said that when told about a birthday they make some kind of recognition. Disappointed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I took my 16 yo granddaughter for her first trip to California ...she absolutely loved the Madonna inn and didn't want to leave ...she loved everything about this hotel
Cons: There was nothing I didn't like
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Fun, themed rooms, great pool area & overall vibe
7.7 Good
Pros: Unique character , nice location, friendly staff.. Having Mount Madonna so close by to be able to hike or jog up in the morning was great. Also very nice pool area. Restaurant and café very good. All in all a good value.
Cons: A little dated
7.7 Good
Cons: Too noisy room
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing worth mentioning.
Cons: Almost non existence service, rude staffs other than the couple at the registration counter. The room has no curtains or shades, except stained glass window. The lights are so bright outside, making it impossible to sleep at night! The heater in the room is extremely loud. The place is so poorly insulated and drafty, that you don't have any choice but to turn it on in winter. This place is a over priced motel coated in pink.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: There are li me 200+ rooms to stay in and each one has a different theme to them! The foods is great and the overall feel of this place is comfort! The staff were very nice and helpful.
Cons: The breakfast was a little burnt but that is the first time eating breakfast there...I just hope it was a fluke!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exceptional spa service by Melissa and an overall state of mind that is total relaxation. Absolutely loved it.
Cons: Nothing to dislike
Spyglass Inn - Pismo Beach - Building
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8.8 Excellent (1,124 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Nestled just off Highway 1 near Avila Beach, California, Spyglass Inn is a casual Pismo Beach hotel offering spectacular ocean views and modern comforts perfect for romantic escapes and family adventures. Visitors can unwind in style after a day of shopping, attending annual festivals, and touring and tasting at any of the 22 local wineries. Decorated in coastal-casual ocean blue and sandy beige tones, guests may choose from 82 hotel rooms outfitted with king and double queen beds, modern conveniences and thoughtful amenities. Each room features free Wi-Fi, MP3 players, waffle-weave bath robes, upscale CO Bigelow bath amenities, Keurig coffee makers, and 55” HD flat screen TVs. Some rooms also offer private terraces, fireplaces, and stunning ocean views. Guests can enjoy a meal on site at Spyglass Inn Restaurant, set atop the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline and a local favorite since 1984, or find an assortment of attractions and activities nearby including the Oceano Dunes, Monarch Butterfly Cove, and the Edna Valley Wine Region. The nearby downtown area also offers a variety of surf shops, cafes, and spas near beautiful coves and popular beaches. For meeting and wedding planners, Spyglass Inn offers a professional conference room, while Spyglass Inn Restaurant boasts a stunning and highly customizable banquet room with ocean views, indoor and outdoor reception space, and the ability to seat 60 for dinner or accommodate up to 120 meeting attendees. Weddings are a specialty and the restaurant is fully equipped to handle rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions for up to 100 guests.
4.2 Okay
Cons: bait and switch on the room. forced to pay additional to getary something liveable, no beach access contrary to advertising and even directions sinage on the property. Charged 2x what the room was worth
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The ocean view from our room was great. The rooms were comfortable and there was a restaurant right on the property that made it convenient.
Cons: There was no continental breakfast included.
6.0 Good
Cons: No air conditioning. How can you not have air conditioning. Also our phone in the room did not work and they could not fix it. What if there was an emergency. Not okay
6.2 Good
Pros: good location, nice view over looking the ocean
Cons: no air conditioning, room was very hot at night time.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: My daughter and had a great stay. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We loved the beds. Pillow could have been better. The hotel was very quire which made it easy to sleep. Check in and out was very smooth. Very friendly staff. The only down fall was the price. Our room was expensive with a ocean view, but there were many rooms with ocean frontage that were double the price. Beautiful facility, but I'm not sure if we'd stay again because of the price.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Quiet. Jacuzzi and pool were nicely heated. Cute fire pits on the beach.
Cons: Neighbors were smoking on their (non-smoking) balcony, so we had to keep the door shut. There was also something sticky in the carpet.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was very quiet - nice for a light sleeper like me.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent facilities. Quiet.
5.4 Okay
Pros: The grounds and the location are absolutely gorgeous. Their Oceanview garden is a wonderful place to read a book enjoy a coffee or take a short walk.
Cons: The entire Oceanview building and much of the grounds are currently under construction and being refurbished. Our unit was totally out of date, smelled like cigarettes, the air mattress they gave us for our son to sleep on deflated in the middle of the night and it was just disappointing compared to the pictures we saw when we booked. The price was too much for what we got.
7.3 Good
Pros: Beautiful view
Cons: Outdated decorating
Sycamore Mineral Springs - San Luis Obispo - Bedroom
18
8.8 Excellent (876 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Escape from the ordinary at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa. This seaside gem is situated alongside a picturesque stretch of tree-lined California coastline. Unlike most spa resorts, Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa features its own on-site naturally-heated mineral spring. Water from the spring is the basis of multiple treatments available to guests and visitors, from its Hillside hot tubs and majestic Oasis Waterfall Lagoon to the private mineral hot tubs in every room. The resort is also all-inclusive, which helps to ensure that nothing gets in the way of a guest's ability to unwind and de-stress. Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is singularly devoted to health, wellness and relaxation. Its world-class spa facilities are among the nation's most celebrated, with top honors in both Spa Finder and Spa Magazine. The spa at Sycamore offers dozens of face and body treatments, each with aromatherapy to soothe the senses and ease weary minds. Its facial and body treatments use the finest organic products, including vegan-friendly skin care. All spa treatments and packages include a luxurious 30-minute private mineral spring soak before body work commences. The venue also offers daily yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates classes inside its spacious Healing Arts Dome. For dining options, Sycamore Mineral Springs offers a gourmet restaurant and a cozy lounge, each of which features seasonal menus bursting with locally- and ethically-sourced meats, seafood, and produce, as well as dozens of local wines from San Louis Obispo-area wineries. The resort's dining options take the concept of farm-to-table to the next level with an array of fruits, vegetables, and herbs grown on-site in the 1-acre Chef's Garden. All produce is organic and sustainably farmed under Chef William Ouderkirk's exacting specifications. Guests at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa sleep in total comfort and luxury. The resort offers 72 well-appointed rooms and suites, its most prestigious being a two-story, three-bedroom guest house for the ultimate getaway. Special packages, offered year-round, provide fantastic deals for couples.
2.6 Mediocre
Pros: Hot springs water
Cons: No baby crib available No additional movable bed. No breakfast included with expensive room price (over $300) dirty and old room and deck, jaccuzi No matches or lighters. Not very friendly staffs. We were disappointed with this resort. NOTHING GOOD
8.0 Excellent
Pros: I had a relaxing time in Sycamore Springs.My boyfriend & I spent a few days & even had a romantic candlelit dinner at the hotel restaurant. We really enjoyed the convenience of our very own hot tub.
Cons: The decor in the rooms was outdated, and I saw some stains in the bathroom when we arrived.
7.4 Good
Pros: Private hot tub
Cons: Exterior building and hall way need to update make them new.
7.0 Good
Pros: The gardens by the road. That whole area was beautiful. I liked my own hot tub. Comfy beds. The bridge to the bike path was awesome. The employees were very nice. The front area and gift shop were beautiful.
Cons: A bit run down and stained (bathroom, table in room, old chair at hot tub). Put some hooks on the walls and people will be more inclined to reuse their towels and not throw them on the floor. Also, it was loud and creaky because of the old building. We were below in "Harmony" and when the people above us walked, it was very loud. And it was very dark to enter the hallway and get to our room...kinda ghetto. Also, it would've been nice to know ahead of time how steep the hillside was with inadequate parking (I am temporarily handicapped, post surgery.), and how strong the sulfur smell would be with the hot tub. Plus, they are really NOT hot tubs...that stay hot. They are just large tubs. You have to fill them to use them every time. Clarity on all that would've been so much better.
7.6 Good
Pros: We enjoyed the feeling if privacy.
Cons: The 11am check out felt rushed and not up to the relaxed vibe standards.
Seaventure Beach Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
19
8.8 Excellent (542 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in the heart of Pismo Beach, California, SeaVenture Beach Hotel features ocean view dining experiences, beaches to relax on, and massage centers to unwind in. This beachfront hotel is best known for its stylish hotel rooms, which feature private balcony hot tubs, feather beds, marble-finished furniture, and a fireplace. Guests may also enjoy the in-room fridge, 55" flat-screen TV, and fresh coffee from the in-room Keurig coffeemaker. Some rooms may also feature full or partial ocean views. Coastal cuisine is served at this hotel, with small plates, desserts, and brunch items as guest favorites. Holiday feasts are also prepared here, particularly on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve. Guests may also complement their meal with one of many red or white house wines to choose from. The massage center features Swedish massages, aromatherapy massages, and deep tissue massages. Hand and foot massages are also popular, as well as body wraps, body scrubs, and essential oil body treatments. SeaVenture Beach Hotel offers plenty of outdoor activities for guests to partake in. Some of these include wine tasting, kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, and golfing. A variety of shopping centers are also located within walking distance of this hotel, including outlet stores and boutiques. Other popular adventures include the Hearst Castle Tours, nature walks, Oceano Dunes SVRA, and the Monarch Butterfly Grove. SeaVenture Beach Hotel is a lavish hotel that features plenty of outdoor activities and relaxing areas where guests can unwind when staying in Pismo Beach, California.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff and cleanliness
Cons: Only wished for ocean view!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I love this hotel because you are steps away from the beach .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Our room has a fireplace in the balcony with a hot tub. The hotel itself was located right on the beach. Strolling along the service desk was an incredible experience. We ordered room service and the food was fabulous!
Cons: Our room has a fireplace in the balcony with a hot tub. The hotel itself was located right on the beach. Strolling along the service desk was an incredible experience. We ordered room service and the food was fabulous!
Beach House Inn & Suites - Pismo Beach - Building
20
8.8 Excellent (242 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Beach House Inn & Suites, you'll be centrally located in Pismo Beach, a 4-minute drive from Pismo Beach Pier and 7 minutes from Avila Hot Springs. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access and an elevator (lift). Free self parking is available onsite.
4.8 Okay
Pros: Could not have asked for a better location, but...
Cons: Threadbare carpet, old poly bedspread. Three remotes for entertainment, with a tv that's size didn't fit display. No screen on patio door so had to suffocate all night. No hot water in the morning.
6.5 Good
Pros: Location to beach, pier, restaurants excellent. Corner room had a great view, it is a busy street and beach access so you do over look a parking lot to another business. It was really nice to have the balcony. Drapes for privacy were very good. Kitchen was wonderful and furnishings were perfect. The electric fireplace was a nice touch and it heated the room. TV was really nice and a great size. Bathroom and counters very clean but no storage or drawers. Car garage area was great.
Cons: Cleanliness was an issue for us. Found food stuck on silverware, rewashed everything before we could use anything, there is no dishwasher to clean dishes properly. Air vents dirty, tops of light bulbs very dirty and small bugs stuck in the dirt, lamp shades, carpets need cleaning. Rug needs replaced or cleaned well. Hair dryer needs cleaned out. It is not a place we would do a return visit in or recommend. Heater did not work. We found the pricing to be high for the age of the building and not other grounds available.