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Sea Garden Motel

340 Stimson Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #28 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
Fresno, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Fiancé and I got a room for out anniversary ad about two n the morning finished watching a movie n noticed something crawling across our pillow. Started looking and found bed bugs. The more we looked the more we found. Un-real and soooo gross!

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Chino, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Had the room above the office this room should never be used mold in the bathroom dirty walls and the fridge was nasty carpet had stains everywhere. I have stayed in many hotels/motels and this was the worst ever please do not stay here pay extra and go somewhere else. I don't write reviews but I felt I needed to... More

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Valley Springs, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Great price, basic motel with no frills but a perfect location a couple of blocks from the pier. Check in seems a little late - 2pm, but worked out OK. Clean, pleasant staff, full kitchen was a surprise. No coffee maker, however, and lobby coffee is not ready until 8am. We found a candy store offering coffee at 7am near... More

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1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Upon walking into a queen room I booked, I noticed the room was very small. It appeared clean but there was lots of stains on the carpet and later I discovered it was NOT clean. The metal heater in the wall looked old and had rust everywhere, I didn't use it so I'm not sure if it worked. There was... More

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

First off, I pretty much never use Trip Advisor, but I hated this place enough that I felt compelled to warn others. This place was horrible. The only good thing about this place is that it made every place afterwards seem pretty awesome in comparison. We got a room with a single king size bed for $75+tax (after haggling with... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Stayed here for one night and that was enough ! The beds are clean and that's about all the good points I have .The whole motel needs a total overhaul , very tired and worn..... the only good point is its a 2 minute walk to the beach .........

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This place has been the worse place I have ever stayed in. The worse ever! Rotting stair way leading to the room, non working smoke alarm, curtains that didn't cover the windows, cobwebs, thick dust, rotting walls, nasty bed covers, towels were stiff, stained and worn, the shower had so much rust and debris that the water barely came out.... More

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Visalia, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

I'll first start with the positives: decent location, looks clean, no roaches, no spider webs. Now the negatives...didn't follow gut instinct before leaving home. I should've brought my own pillow cases and covers to sleep on top of bed. This place makes me feel uncomfortable. I've never packed my own stuff to sleep in a motel before but I will... More

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San Jose, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I stay here every time I come to Pismo Beach, I have stayed some times as long as a year. The management and the Owner have recently (Jan. 2013) upgraded all the bathroom cabnets and every room now has marble counter top's. I agree with Kluv77 it does take time. However I can assure you that they work to improve... More

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Visalia, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I stayed at this motel with my fiance and honestly you get what you pay for $88 for a Saturday night wasn't bad. Staff was very friendly and helpful with all of our needs. It really could use some updating but I also give them the benefit of the doubt that to update is very costly. If your looking for... More

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Address: 340 Stimson Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
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