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Kitchener, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

Spent just one night here as we were passing through town doing a trip down highway 1. great spot with an amazing ocean view. Rooms were large, clean, and comfortable. lots of stuff to do here - pool, badminton, several ping pong tables, putting greens, and a massive checkers/chess board to play with. Staff was nice, and they serve a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We stayed here for one night as part of an extended trip around California. We loved the motel, especially as we had come from an awful hotel in San Francisco. The rooms were really big and spacious, and everything looked new and clean. The motel pool was great, as was the breakfast. Owners were friendly. Locationwise it is perfect, short... More 

Thank Eml211
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We stopped here for one night on the way from LA to Pacific Grove. Room was spacious and clean and the bed was comfortable. TV and free Wifi were welcome. There is no air conditioning (just a small fan) which may be annoying on hotter nights but we were comfortable enough without it. The breakfast was fine for fuel before... More 

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Nice motel with a friendly owner, he made me laugh. Rooms are spacious enough, comfortable and clean. Located just outside downtown which was ideal for dinner and drinks. Much better value than the nearby beachfront hotels, motels and resorts which we enquired in prior to staying. The breakfast was adequate - pastries, cereal, waffles, tea/coffee and OJ. Would recommend to... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Easy to reach, clean. But no aircon. Spacey rooms. If you open up the door and the bathroom window you can air the room out in the evening. Bbq spot and a small pool. Extra: if you are on your way on PCH1, use this evening to visit the Drive in movie theatre in San Luis Obispo! Don't expect a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

Stayed there during a California Road Trip. I have stayed at several Motels before and this was by far the best. Newly renovated, spacious, clean rooms. complimentary wifi and cable tv. Small breakfast is included: Not Great but coffee was ok and like expected.

1 Thank KarinaReisner
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Spent 3 weeks touring California in June 13. Stopped here 1 night on journey from San Francisco to LA. Nice friendly welcome, good modern and clean rooms. Would have benefited from in room coffee or tea facilities.Good job we had our travel kettlle, an essential prerequisite for travelling in the USA. Overall a good place to stay.

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Phoenix, AZ
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

The hotel itself is decent. Looks like they have fairly new windows, which really helped reduce the noise. The room I had and the whole property seems to be in pretty good shape. The Pismo Beach Pier and a variety of food options are in easy walking distance. Breakfast at the hotel was sparce offerings - coffee, juice, what looked... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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146 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

If you're on the road travelling up or down the PCH then this motel is all you need to crash for the night and eat a free breakfast of muffins, tea or coffee before getting behind the wheel again. Free wifi, clean and comfortable enough rooms, its fine for the price and if you really want, there's even a swimming... More 

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Cathedral City
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

My second stay here in 10 years. Great Bed, somewhat noisy and very friendly staff. Although I brought in my discount card for $65 a night +taxes and they said they don't accept them anymore. Quoted me $150 but said he'd give me the room for $95+. Not sure I got any deal. And there isn't any bath towelsl! Only... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ocean Palms Motel

Address: 390 Ocean View Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2516
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $96 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Palms Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Ocean Palms Hotel Pismo Beach
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“The carpet needs to be replaced.”
 of 5 bubbles bensO27HA, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“cheap&close to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Medo2852, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just hope the night is cool if you have no AC in your room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles roses917, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in the hall in the SE corner; that location shielded us from highway and parking lot noise”
 of 5 bubbles BobL190, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Find a different hotel.”
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