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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

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2121 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 (Formerly The Tides Motel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Review of Tides Oceanview Inn We booked two rooms at this renovated motel during a July 2015 weekend. There is a great deal of variation amongst the rooms so I’d suggest you first look at the room to which you are assigned. We initially were in Room 111 which has an ocean view; however, the king-size bed just barely fits... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is wonderful. Short walk for beach access. Our family of four stayed in an oceanview cottage probably built in the 40's or 50's. It had two bedrooms, kitchen, living room and one small bathroom. Very clean. I thought it was charming. The beds were comfortable and the view was outstanding. We saw both whales and dolphins during our... More 

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Auburn, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the room was ok. They had just shampooed the carpets and they were not completely dry when we checked in at 4:00.We tried to check in earlier but couldn't because of wet carpets. No air conditioning so it was a lil humid in the room. Only one nightstand had a lamp. No towel racks...No beach access. For what we... More 

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Jason G, Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear d0t102, We are very sorry your stay did not meet your full satisfaction. We appreciate the opportunity to talk about any specific comments you may have. Please contact me directly as I want to make sure these issues get addressed. Thank you, Morgan Thompson Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the room was OK. It was very small and I didn't like how the bed was right next to the walkway window. I requested a second floor room bc I had heard the sound proofing was not great. We ended up getting a 1st floor room bc they didn't have any others available. When we got in the room... More 

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Jason G, Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Babie2013, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Please contact us directly so that we may make sure your next stay in Pismo Beach exceeds your expectations, as that is our goal. Sincerely, Morgan Thompson Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one night in Pismo Beach and couldn't have picked a lovelier spot to spend it. These vintage cottages and motel were set away enough from town that they were quiet but walkable to downtown Pismo. The beds were comfortable and the cottage easily accommodated six. Our thoughts to make it better -- more lamps (we prefer lamps... More 

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Jason G, Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Bertiegirl73, We also wish you could have stayed longer! I am so glad to hear you had such a nice time at The Tides and we are looking forward to seeing you again on your trip back here. Thank you, Morgan Thompson Manager More 

Hockley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had been on the road all day, tired, hungry and to be honest all a bit ratty. We were on our way up the coast to th next town when we pulled off and into here instead. So glad we dudm it was one of the best motels we stated in during our 14 nights in the road. The... More 

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Jason G, Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Emma W, We are so glad you found our spot to be the perfect stop on your road trip. It was a pleasure to read you thought our staff was nice and genuine and also that you found the room to be clean and spacious. We hope to see you on your next trip, when Pismo Beach is your... More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This little motel, probably built in the 1950's, has been lovingly refurbished and sits on a prime spot overlooking the ocean. Unfortunately there is no beach access, although one guest told us that there was access by walking around to the hotel next door. Room was spotless, we had a room with no view. The room was very small and... More 

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Jason G, Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear lascola, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We are so happy you appreciated our new renovation updates. We hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Morgan Thompson Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you have never been to Pismo Beach, California, this would be a "for sure" stop to spend a night or two. Renovated rooms and cottages at this desirable oceanfront location, close to restaurants, the beach and downtown Pismo. Charming, and relaxing, with PLENTY of PARKING....It has the feel of old Pismo, with today's renovations! AND IF YOU HAVE BEEN... More 

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Jason G, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments about our property. We take great pride in our product and service and look forward to seeing you again! -Jason Gentry General Manager More 

Mission Viejo, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Rode up to this quaint hotel at 10:48pm, which was great, because the office closes at 11:pm and it would have involved going to a sister property nearby to get a key, and after a long drive...who needs that? We were assigned to the cottage that sets by itself on the south side of the property. It didn't look like... More 

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Jason G, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

We are all very pleased to hear you enjoyed one of our spacious cottages. Thank you for your great comments we look forward to seeing you on your next trip. -Jason Gentry General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised to find this location only steps from the sand in Pismo Beach! With the hell of the courteous and professional staff, all of our needs were taken care of in a timely manner. I would highly recommend this location to any traveler.

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Jason G, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Our staff really appreciates that you took the time to write a review. We appreciate that you pointed out the effort we put into making our guests feel welcome. -Jason Gentry General Manager More 

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