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Sea Gypsy Motel

1020 Cypress, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Sea Gypsy Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tucson Arizona
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a standard queen room at The Sea Gypsy at a very reasonable rate but with no view at all. I picked this place because it was right on the beach and it was walking distance to the pier etc. Room was small and a bit cramped but we weren't there to do more than really sleep. I would... More 

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Fresno, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stay here several times a year. And every summer my parents bring me and my brothers families here for a large family vacation. Let me say now, this is an old and original hotel, nothing fancy, but well maintained and always CLEAN!!! We always get an ocean view room so we can hear the ocean with... More 

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San Fran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel several times and there is quite a difference in the rooms. The ones with several beds are small but have full kitchens. The ocean front rooms have great views. Nothing fancy but you can hear the thunder of the waves to lull you to sleep. I also love the fact it is pet friendly.... More 

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Modesto, California
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Stayed on a weekday, great view, right on the beach! The staff is really nice, helpful, exactly how it should be. There was an older lady who checked me in who has a great front desk personality. Rooms are clean. I'm already planning a family vacation here.

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stayed at the Sea Gypsy for a week with a three-year old and had a great time. We had an efficiency unit overlooking the beach. It was spacious and everything was sand coloured (very clever!) with a pull-out couch and murphy bed. The kitchen was well equipped and there were laundry facilities across the hall. The sunsets from the... More 

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Los Osos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is my favorite motel to stay in when i'm visiting the central CA coast. There are rooms that aren't on the ocean view side - I would never book them. But the view sides are amazing. Sliding glass doors allow a full view with ocean sound effect and smells, plus a small deck to enjoy a glass of wine... More 

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Hanford, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed in a non ocean view room and enjoyed every minute of it. Although our window faced the parking lot, pool and spa we were pleased to know we could literally walk down 3 flights of stairs and be on the sand in seconds. Both our daughters stayed in a room with an ocean view and one room was... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My husband and myself wanted to meet one of our sons in Pismo for a short vaca. We have always LOVED the central coast and Pismo was it for us. He lives in San Diego and we live in Oakhurst. We originally planned to stay (3 nights) at Pismo Lighthouse Suites, which was really nice, but when we decided to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

this was a great place to break my drive from San Francisco to Santa Monica. For a very reasonable price I had a spacious room (with a kitchen I didn't really need). The balcony overlooking the beach was sublime, as was the sound of the surf which lulled me to sleep. The spaciousness of the room was complemented by the... More 

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Wanaque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My first time in California, left Pahrump at 5 AM and caught the sunrise in Death Valley and then drove to Pismo on Routes 178 and 58 (WOW!) in time for an awesome sunset. Looked for a beachfront hotel and stopped in at the Sea Gypsy. They gave me an end unit ocean front suite. Very friendly staff and wonderful... More 

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