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Set on Highway 1, this oceanfront inn on Shell Beach is 1 mile from the Palasades Bluff Walkway and 3.3 miles from Pismo Beach. The bright, breezy rooms have flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi, plus minifridges. Renovated just two years ago. Some have balconies or patios and fireplaces. Many rooms with breathtaking ocean views. Amenities consist of an outdoor heated pool, free parking, a restaurant, a 24-hour business center and event facilities.
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast Available
Heated pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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55Somewhat walkable
Grade: 55 out of 100
291Restaurantswithin 10 km
58Attractionswithin 10 km
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Stayed two nights in an ocean view with fireplace. Loved being able to walk out the sliding glass door and walking along the patch above the ocean. It was the only hotel that had fire pits where you could sit and enjoy the evening outside. It is close proximity to Arroyo
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Response from SpyglassInnGM, General Manager at Spyglass Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Jean We truly appreciate your lovely review! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Spyglass Inn in Pismo Beach California. The fire pits are my favorite spot on the property and the prefect location to catch our beautiful sunset. We look forward to your return. Allison Costelow General Manager Spyglass Inn
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Hotel's Favourite
We have been coming here every year the past few years in November and have never been disappointed. Spyglass is right on the ocean in a great area with easy access to the entire SLO, 5 Cities area. Rooms are large, clean, comfortable beds with a great view of the ocean.
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Response from Debbie K, Manager at Spyglass Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your repeat visits. We really appreciate it and look forward to your next visit. Your cozy bed is here for you! Debbie Kregar Interim General Manager Spyglass Inn
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Spyglass has to be one of my favorite spots to visit. It’s one-stop shopping! You can get an amazing view from the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean, a room with a fireplace and a patio, as well as stepping stones that lead to warm outdoor firepits on the paseo. The beds are comfy,
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Response from SpyglassInnGM, General Manager at Spyglass Inn
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful 5 star review of your stay here at the Spyglass Inn. We are pleased to have exceeded your expectations and made your stay memorable. I hope you got to take advantage of our s'more kits for the fire pits as well. We hope to see you again soon. Allison Costelow General Manager Spyglass Inn
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We had a wonderful experience at the Spyglass Inn. We had been staying in Big Sur for the previous 2 nights and wanted a hotel by the beach. All the reviews say to stay in SLO but we decided on Pismo Beach and we are so happy we did. The hotel was perfect, we had a beach front
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Response from SpyglassInnGM, General Manager at Spyglass Inn
Responded 4 days ago
I loved reading your review to the team! We strive to ensure every moment of your stay is nothing but fantastic! It is wonderful to here you got a good nights rest in our comfortable beds, got to enjoy our amazing views, fire pits and had a nice walk down to the beach. We sure hope to see you again soon. Allison Costelow General Manager Spyglass Inn
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Our family of 4 stayed in an ocean view room for 2 nights. The sunset views on our deck were phenomenal. We also greatly enjoyed the beautiful gardens and gas fire pits. The pool was warm, even on chilly December evenings. We would definitely stay here again.
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Response from SpyglassInnGM, General Manager at Spyglass Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Wendy We love that you enjoyed your stay and got to experience our stunning sunsets form your balcony. The fire pits are a great place for the whole family to gather together, make some s'mores, and unwind. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Spyglass Inn. Allison Costelow General Manager
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Is there beach access on the hotel grounds?
We were there in March and were not able to access the beach because of a landslide at the access point. It may be fixed now.
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How far is this hotel to downtown Pismo?
We are just 5 miles away from downtown.
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Hi there, it takes approximately 20 minutes to get to Morro Bay from Shell Beach. If you are looking to spend "pool time" it is far wiser to spend your hotel stay in Shell Beach, where it is less inclined to be foggy. Have a great trip!! *side note... the Inn at Morro Bay is lovely and they do have a bay side pool.
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Is there a parking fee?
no parking fees.
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Very hard to answer as weather can change daily, bring shorts & a jacket !
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"Second floor you have to carry bag"
"You definitively want to get an ocean view room."
"Rooms with the ocean view are worth the extra dollars!"
"Ocean front rooms are worth it!"
"Do NOT take 109 and 110. They offer this as ocean view but it is not!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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spyglass hotel pismo beach
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United StatesCaliforniaPismo Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
82
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