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10 Best Hotels in Pismo Beach

Inn at the Pier
4 out of 5
601 Cypress Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$373 per night
0.07 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,032 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 30 Jun. 2020

Inn at the Pier
Spyglass Inn
3 out of 5
2705 Spyglass Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$324 per night
4.89 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (936 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 3 Jul. 2020

Spyglass Inn
Cottage Inn By The Sea
3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$321 per night
1.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,154 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 18 Jun. 2020

Cottage Inn By The Sea
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is AU$405 per night
1.2 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,365 reviews)

"It was better than expected. I would definitely go to SeaCreast again. Didn't want to leave."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
2.5 out of 5
651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$234 per night
2.02 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,583 reviews)

"We were very impressed with the friendliness and cleanliness of the whole hotel property."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
3 out of 5
100 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$373 per night
0.22 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (960 reviews)

"Loooove! We booked a second level beach view room and I couldn’t be happier. Next time, I’m going to have to aim for a 3rd floor for an even better view. The place was really clean (except for the glass desk which you can see water stains or whatnot), it has a small fridge I which you can for some ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach
Shore Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$421 per night
1.45 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (978 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and helpful. we felt safe and comfortable during our stay."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Shore Cliff Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
3 out of 5
601 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$207 per night
1.87 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (972 reviews)

"Do to covid-19 Hilton don't service breakfast but Expedia website still offering and charge us."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo-Pismo Beach
Inn at the Cove
2.5 out of 5
2651 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$425 per night
2.15 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (954 reviews)

"Location-wise - the best. It sits right on a bluff, all rooms have an amazing view, our room had a patio, where my husband and I spent most of our time relaxing, watching the ocean & animal life, drinking wine in the evening or coffee in the morning. There is a staircase that leads you to the beach ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

Inn at the Cove
Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
147 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$567 per night
0.2 km from city centre
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 23 Jun. 2020

Vespera on Ocean, Autograph Collection
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Accommodation in Pismo Beach

A walkable neighbourhood, Pismo Beach is known for being family-friendly and relaxing, while offering convenient options for restaurants and cafés. Part of the neighbourhood's charm is its friendly people. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea, beaches, and sunsets. A stay at one of the hotels in Pismo Beach makes it easy to venture out into the larger area.

Sightseeing around Pismo Beach

At The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville, Clark Center for the Performing Arts, and Heritage House Museum and Gardens, you'll learn about local culture. Price Anniversary House, Swinging Bridge, and San Luis Obispo Lighthouse are well-known local landmarks. Monarch Butterfly Grove, Central Coast Aquarium, and Mustang Waterpark are family favourites.

Popular activities in the area include shopping and surfing. North Beach Campground, Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, and Pismo State Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Margo Dodd Park, Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve, or Pismo Dunes Natural Preserve. If retail therapy is on the agenda, you might consider a shopping trip to Pismo Beach Prime Outlets. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Pismo Beach Pier, Pismo Beach Golf Course, and Kynsi Winery.

A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park. You can also visit Avila Hot Springs, Oceana Casino, and Pacific Dunes Ranch Riding Stables.

Getting around Pismo Beach

San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) is the closest major airport, 9.3 km (5.8 miles) from Pismo Beach. You can also fly in and out of Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is located 34.1 km (21.2 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Pismo Beach?
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa is a favourite 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 visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Pismo Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Pismo Beach.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Pismo Beach?
Based on reviews, Oxford Suites Pismo Beach is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers 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.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children 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 good choices for your family trip include Motel 6 Pismo Beach, CA and The Cliffs Hotel and Spa. Also, attractions in the area such as Morro Bay State Park and Boomers! Santa Maria are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday to Pismo Beach?
Cottage Inn By The Sea is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features an outdoor pool and a hot tub. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel and Shore Cliff Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Pismo Beach?
Edgewater Inn And Suites is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Motel 6 Pismo Beach - Pacific Ocean and Oxford Suites Pismo Beach.
What's the best place to stay 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 for your beach trip 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 favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features an outdoor pool and free parking.

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