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Ocean Palms Motel

390 Ocean View Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to be told by reception that as my booking agent hadn't forwarded my credit card details the room had been cancelled. However all was not lost. The motel could give me a room at the same rate as I had arranged through my booking agent. Discovered later that I had been charged the fee for the room and a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A typical American motel at a reasonable price. Clean and decent size room though no air conditioning - a fan is provided, meant the room got pretty hot. Friendly and attentive staff. Good place as a stop off, not much to do in Pismo Beach for a longer stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My God .... This beach is very, very nice. Just imagine a dream. This dream beach. What most surprised you from seeing all the beauty. Transparent and spectacular coastline. Rare creatures in the sea floor. Combining the colors of the sky and the sea. Clean sand beach. Beach safe for swimmers and children. Hotels and motels are very suitable for... More 

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Milton Keynes
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistent with other reviews - good location for striking out on the freeways etc. Pismo itself does not have much to offer, but has enough for a few days with a selection of restuarants, although tending to close early (9pm seems to be a weekday close). If you like your karaoke or 70s American rock, there is a resonable bar.... More 

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Dublin
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89 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The owners were friendly and the rooms were clean. However, there was no air conditioning in the room which is unusual. It was less than a 10min walk from the centre of Pismo. The breakfast was fine. Enjoyed making the waffles. Good for a one night stay while on the road.

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Newport, South East Wales
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

clean and tidy, with excellent shower, basic breakfast included, cereals, waffles and breads, my only gripe is that is close to the roads, and quite noisy in the morning. no ac in the room, so might get hot in the summer, April was fine. I found the receptionist friendly enough, and we chatted a while.

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52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Good motell. but NO A/C! good locations, located in waøking distants to the beach/restaurants/bars, and short deiving distance to the outlets at groover, and the shopping/restaurants at arroyo grande. Great pool, good parking facilities. the breakfast was small but sufficient for a motel. Be carefull when entering the parkinglot, there's a huge dip at the entrance, dont damage your car!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place was good for the price paid, we had a clean large room with TV, coffee machine and bath. Close to local restaurants, friendly manager and well kept motel. Swimming pool is in the parking lot so we didn't use it. Breakfast is very basic but it was free. Wifi seemed to be patchy. Overall would recommend for a... More 

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Livermore, CA
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I arrived here last Tuesday. There were only two cars in the lot. I walked into the office and waited at the counter. A woman walked in from a back room and stared at me like I had interrupted her. I finally said I had a reservation and wanted to check in. She frowned and asked me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was a cheap stopover on the way down to LA but turned out to be a cleaner and better run hotel managed with more pride that some of the far more expensive places we stayed. Very easy to find off the highway and room was quiet, simple and clean and all the staff we met were friendly and helpful.... More 

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