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Blue Seal Inn

1.5 of 5
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230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lady charged us 196.00 for the family suit which we didn't think was bad plus we were hungry and were in a hurry. We left and went to eat and run around. Got back and dropped my grandmother off and she calls me saying she can't even breathe in the place! It had a horrible smell. So she spoke... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a last minute event and this was the only hotel available. It was smelly and dirty. Finding a bug in the one of the beds was the last straw. It is close to the beach but I'd rather sleep in my car. Way to much money for a dirty room.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to pismo with my friends for a camping trip. They didn't reserve a site so we ended up staying at this hotel last minute. The room was nothing special. It had 2 beds and a bathroom. It also had a tv which I thought worked fine. I already have a thing about not sleeping in cheapy hotel beds... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Good location, 3 blocks to bars and beach. average motel type place. noyjing fancy, gets the job done. We were 10 minutes from the dunes and rented some atv's from steves. Good place for the price. not much else to say about it trip adviser.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This hotel has to be by far the most disgusting hotel I have ever seen. The room wreaked of mildew which I am sure the rotting base board in the bathroom not to mention the hole in the carpet could have had something to do with it. Not only was the toilet handle broken, the handle to the microwave was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I had this rated at two stars just before I wrote this review. Now why did I put it back to one you may ask? Because as of writing this review in the hotel room I noticed a bug crawling on the bed sheet. UNACCEPTABLE! I had gotten this room for $55 so for the rate and this close proximity... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

This motel is so dirty it looks nothing like the pictures and the rooms smelled just like the front office which was nasty. The people in charge have no common sense and can barely speak English. They are rude and overpriced for what they offer. I recommend checking out the motel before you even pay for it so you can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This motel needs a great deal of TCL. The electronic key did not work properly. It took several swipes before it unlocked the door. The wall heater switch was broken, it is January and even in southern California the nights get cool. I was given an electric space heater which worked however this is no way to treat guests. The... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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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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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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