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Blue Seal Inn

1.5 of 5
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230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Blue Seal Inn
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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Santa Barbara, California
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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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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Savannah
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Terrigal, Australia
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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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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