Pismo Beach hotels

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Low Season January
High Season December
  Average price (weeknight): $184
  Average price (weekend night): $267

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Top tips for finding the perfect Pismo Beach hotel

If you’re looking for closest proximity to the beach, consider staying in the Motel District of Pismo Beach, where a variety of accommodations put you directly on the coast.
Nice options near the beach include the 4-star Inn at the Pier, and Dolphin Cove Motel, which provides oceanfront scenery steps from the seashore and within close proximity to many seafood restaurants.
Budget-conscious travelers could consider staying at the Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean, which is a short walk from Pismo Beach Pier and offers a partial ocean view.
Pismo Beachwalker Inn & Suites is another good budget hotel, which is just a five-minute walk to the beach and within close proximity of several good dining options.
Consider staying at a hotel like Oxford Suites Pismo Beach in the Toucan Terrace neighborhood, for a quieter, more serene getaway, just a five-minute drive from downtown Pismo.
The Oxford Suites Pismo Beach offers nice accomodations near the Monarch Butterfly Grove, where visitors can observe thousands of monarch butterflies from late October through February.
If you’re traveling with a romantic partner and looking to indulge, Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa offers yoga classes, an outdoor pool with ocean views, and a full-service spa.
While in Pismo Beach, consider staying at a hotel like Inn at the Cove, in the Shell Beach district. This area is convenient to several dining options as well as Dinosaur Caves Park, a dinosaur-themed playground overlooking the ocean.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Pismo Beach

How much is a cheap hotel in Pismo Beach?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Pismo Beach for as cheap as $72 in the last 3 days. The average price is $309.
How much is a hotel in Pismo Beach for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Pismo Beach hotels for tonight for as low as $77. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $150 and 4-star hotels from $270.
How much is a hotel in Pismo Beach for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Pismo Beach hotels for this weekend for as low as $169 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $293 and 4-star hotels from $473.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Pismo Beach provide outdoor tennis?
Shore Cliff Hotel offers sophisticated, modern accommodations in downtown Pismo Beach, with access to oceanfront, clay tennis courts for those who want to keep up their stay. The upscale hotel also offers access to the largest oceanfront heated pool in Pismo Beach, a Jacuzzi, and a bocce ball court.
What hotels in Pismo Beach are situated directly on the beach?
If you’re looking to enjoy a beach vacation steps from one of California’s most stunning sandy shorelines, consider staying at Seaventure Beach Hotel, an idyllic oceanfront hotel directly on the beach. The hotel offers excellent access to surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and Pacific Ocean kayaking.
What are the best hotels near Oceano Dunes Preserve?
Sandcastle Inn is located just half a mile from Oceano Dunes, where you can enjoy a variety of activities such as horseback riding, kayaking, and surfing. The hotel also provides bicycle rentals on site for your convenience so you can explore the sand dunes in style.
What hotels in Pismo Beach are convenient to the train station?
Visitors traveling to and from Pismo Beach by Amtrak train will find a few good accommodations near the Grover Beach Amtrak train station. Motel 6 Pismo Beach is a five-minute drive from the station, while five miles north, The Cliffs is a luxurious oceanfront resort, offering complimentary shuttles to the Amtrak train station as well as San Luis Obispo Regional Airport. Be sure to reserve the shuttle in advance.

Where to stay in Pismo Beach?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Pismo Beach by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Pismo Beach hotels

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Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
9.3 Excellent (429 reviews)
Inn at the Cove - Pismo Beach - Building
9.2 Excellent (1,180 reviews)
Shore Cliff Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
9.1 Excellent (2,570 reviews)
Pismo Lighthouse Suites - Pismo Beach - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,535 reviews)
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
8.9 Excellent (2,676 reviews)
Spyglass Inn - Pismo Beach - Building
8.8 Excellent (1,121 reviews)
Beach House Inn & Suites - Pismo Beach - Building
8.8 Excellent (259 reviews)
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach - Pismo Beach - Building
8.7 Excellent (2,731 reviews)
The Cliffs - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
8.7 Excellent (1,444 reviews)
Cottage Inn By The Sea - Pismo Beach - Building
8.6 Excellent (2,263 reviews)
Pismo Beach Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
8.5 Excellent (613 reviews)
Dolphin Cove Motel - Pismo Beach - Building
8.3 Excellent (604 reviews)
Ocean Palms Motel - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
7.9 Good (1,000 reviews)
Quality Inn Pismo Beach - Pismo Beach - Building
7.6 Good (1,997 reviews)

Best Pismo Beach hotels near Pismo Beach Pier

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Inn at the Pier - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (574 reviews)
Seaventure Beach Hotel - Pismo Beach - Building
8.9 Excellent (579 reviews)
Sandcastle Hotel On The Beach - Pismo Beach - Building
8.7 Excellent (998 reviews)
Edgewater Inn And Suites - Pismo Beach - Bedroom
8.2 Excellent (1,794 reviews)