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Motel 6 Pismo Beach

860 4th Street, US 101 at the 4th Street exit, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Winters, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok I'm not picky, but this place is beyond disgusting. Our room smells like sewage. To top it off, there are stains all over our bedspread. I took and attached a photo of one section of it. Also, we were told it was a queen but it definitely seems like a full. It's safe to say I will never be... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Pismo Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern and bed comfort you describe. We sincerely apologize for... More 

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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

To start off with our room wasn't ready until almost 5..and then it wasn't very clean...and no hand towels or face wash clothes. It seems like there are people actually leaving there for extended periods of time. Lots of children loitering unsupervised by the pool. Couples fighting and yelling at each other...hanging around just outside of their doors smoking and... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Pismo Beach, responded to this review

Jean, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality rest... More 

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Ohio City, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Let me start by saying the girls at the front desk were super sweet so this is nothing to their job performance. This is directed to the management of the hotel and to Motel 6 in general. To the Management of this hotel: Our room was dirty!!! The toilet was not attached to the wall so when you sat in... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Pismo Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize.We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced with the availability of a... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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94 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We know what to expect from Motel 6 and were not surprised by this no frills location. The grounds were clean as was the room. All modern rooms which we prefer because they are not friendly to bed bugs. This is off the beaten path and unfortunately, we did find two cock roaches in our room the following morning.

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California City, California
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed there twice recently. The first time was ok, but that's it. The second time, also for business, was for an extended period. I did not get housekeeping at all. Not once. The floor hadn't been cleaned before I moved in. The bathroom floor and toilet were dirty. There was no wash cloth so I looked through the other... More 

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Antioch, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Never stayed at a Motel 6 before. Was easy to find and the lights were on. Only one towel in room. Called and two more were delivered but then realized there were no washcloths and only two pillows (we use four). As an aside, they were the smallest bath towels I've ever used. I went looking for assistance and found... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

When you book a Motel 6 you get what you pay for. A basic room with a bed and a shower and a toilet. All were clean and there is plenty of hot water. Only real complaint is the towels are more hand towels than bath towels.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I do not enjoy writing negative reviews, but, I found very little to praise. Upon stepping into the shower I discovered a large, shape crack in the bottom. The manager offered us another room to which we agreed. Upon trying the door lock we could hear someone snoring. Managers response, "ooops" We waited for the next day, moved our stuff.... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Pismo Beach, responded to this review

Berta Ann, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and are sorry for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the issues... More 

Cardiff
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed in quite a few of these motels on our trip around California and we found them to be very good for the price, this one was one of the better ones. It is very easy to find and close to the Factory outlet with lots of designer stores. There is also a good supermarket within walking distance. The... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Honestly it was not too bad. No breakfast, small pool no spa but the room was very clean and the bed was nice. Not super comfy but not horrible either. The rooms are small but it was just 2 of us this time. The shower was like a rocket ship and there was no closet or stand to put our... More 

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