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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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great motel. Room was really nice, VERY clean which must be hard to do in a beach town. Dogs are allowed which was a must for us. Within a short walk of the beach. I would have given 5 stars but there is no A/C which made for a pretty hot and unpleasant night, since with the windows open we... More 

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Spooner, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we arrived late but the owner was really nice about it, the room was clean and ready for us to spread out our tired bones. beds were comfy but there is no air conditioning just fans. it wasn't really that hot so we had our windows open and it was just fine. the pier and the beach are so close... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location, helpful staff and easy to find from the freeway. We stayed here on the drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco and enjoyed our time in Pismo Beach. The motel is a short walk away from the beach bars and restaurants.

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Dexter, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an average roadside motel right out of the 1960s. Easy to get to. Staff was friendly and helpful, room was clean and comfortable (but no A/C). Breakfast was included but wasn't much. Donuts and coffee...they do have a waffle maker. We had everything we needed for a one night stay but if you are looking for luxury, this... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After driving from Laguna Beach in terrible L.A. traffic we arrived at the Ocean Palms right off 101 at about 6pm and didn't search for another motel. The lady at the desk was friendly and offered to show us the room. Average room no AC but there was a fan and it was clean. The comp breakfast was the usual... More 

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Turlock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed Sunday to Tuesday. The Owner was very friendly and helpful. Our room was not ready and they were very accommodating. They had the room ready within 30 minutes. There is no A/C but with the windows and door open (when in the room)it cooled off real quick. At night we had the fan and bathroom window open. The bed... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice cooperative staff clean rooms with mini fridge and microwave . Really good complementary breakfast waffles muffins juice coffee just what I needed to start my day .Beautiful sparkling pool very relaxing. We had a one day trip to Pismo. The room had no AC but it was OK with the wonderful weather.

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Soest, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to stay in a hotel near hwy 1 for just one night, there might be better options in PB. The room was clean, but the furniture old and the ac was not working. The beach is far away, we looked at a parking lot. It was too expensive for this area.

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San Bernardino, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I arrived early so my room wasn't ready yet. The nice manager told me to come back in a half hour. Very short walk to the beach, which was amazing. Came back and got the key to room 116. Nice room, but the bed was horrible. It seemed all the other rooms had big, cushiony beds (maids had doors/windows open... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Convenient for Highway, pool was nice, room was spacious. However, the staff struggled to speak English which was a little "difficult"! The breakfast was adequate but a little cramped. Overall, it was fine for 1 night but that was enough.

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