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Blue Seal Inn

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #27 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Cortez, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I paid too much for an OK sleep in a dump. I believe they feel they can charge what they do because they are walking distance to the beach. Everything needs work. Crack in toilet seat.Stains all over carpet. Bag of trash sat on the sidewalk all afternoon into evening. I asked about advertised Sunday discount, and they said it... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Spent 2 nights. Very poor from the start. At reception we were greeted by elderly hosts who appeared to have no or little understanding of English. I had booked and prepaid via Expedia yet they tried to charge me again. The electronic room keys would not open the door so had to go back for replacements. Room was grotty &... More 

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I was there for five min I took a room only for the reason I was tired from a long trip and my cousin picked out the hotel when I went into the room the place was filthy ! the carpets where Dirty it was in bad need of paint the door had a majr gap where yu could see... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This motel was very basic but comfortable and good value for the price. We arrived in time to go for a walk along the shore and then return and crash out. It fitted our approach to traveling up the PCH and we had no complaints.

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San Diego
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place was shabby, moldy, chipped and stained furniture and rug, front porch dirty and garden by the door, filthy rocks. no hair dryers or Wi fi .toilet seat chipped and mildew. At breakfast they ran out of Tang. and served awful buns. And they had the nerve to ask for $252 Dollars. We asked to shorten our stay and... More 

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Long Beach, California, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This place is great because everything is within a five min. walk. If you looking to sit like a couch potato inside your room then don't stay here. This place is perfect if you want to enjoy the locate environment and places to shop or eat, then stay here.

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

NO air conditioning. So it was hot. The bed was far too soft so didn't sleep very well. On 2 occasions during the night we heard what sounded to be gun shots. The shower was pretty good. It was OK. I'd probably stay again if passing through. Free light breakfast consisting of 2 types of cereal, tea, coffee, OJ, muffins... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed at this motel earlier this month, and will not likely try it again. Pros: Comfortable bed Mostly clean Location is very close to town, beach, and pier, although the immediate area did not seem safe to walk outside alone, at night. Decent furniture, and room upgrades (new doors/windows/paint) Fairly quiet, away from Hwy 1, and from neighbors. Cons:... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Don't get me wrong, I love this place and we have stayed there many times since 1999, but they need to improve seriously.... From broken lamps to torn sheets to faded painting... They have upgraded some items but still not up tp par....this motel gets high rates for the summer due to proximity to the beach and large pool (unheated)......... More 

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San Diego CA
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219 reviews 219 reviews
45 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

This motel is located towards the south end of Pismo Beach. It is painted very "blue". There is a string of one story cottage type in-line buildings and a newer 2-story building. The place is not fancy, but there are regular and family rooms with multiple rooms and bedrooms. Most importantly, it is clean. The rates rise past the point... More 

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Address: 230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Blue Seal Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Blue Seal Hotel Pismo Beach
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach

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