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Shell Beach Inn

653 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, CA 93449
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Shell Beach Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Shell Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I was on the road with a friend from SF to LA. We needed a place to sleep! So somewere on the road we stopped and discovered a sighn saying Shell Beach Inn. Ed and his fantastic looking wife! ( You are a lucky men Ed!) were outside admiring a white flower lilly. The plan was to stay for 1... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed there one night. It was our last stop on the way from Seattle to LA and we just had to stay somewhere not wanting to drive three extra hours to LA on that day. This motel is fine for one night. The room is okay, its clean, the bed is okay, the furniture is way outdated. But they... More

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Brea, California
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed here for one night while traveling up north. The hotel is very clean, service is great, and the heated pool is a surprising perk for everyone. The decor of the rooms is a bit outdated but that had zero effect on our comfort and overall stay. I would highly recommend it for anyone staying in the area. Pismo... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

But ants in our room! We had a nice walk and enjoyed our beautiful natural surroundings. The advice we received for places to dine turned out to be the most valuable thing we came away with. Still, a pleasant place to stay. Just don't bring in any food!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Shell Beach Inn for one night on our way up the coast to Monterey. We had stayed in Pismo before, and wanted to try something a little different and I remembered the really cool neon sign from the last time we were in town, so we chose this quaint little place to crash... More

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Ed P, Manager at Shell Beach Inn, responded to this review

Yes, we are a quaint motel, not a luxury resort. I'm happy you enjoyed our area but do apologize for the housekeeping mistake by our usually very thorough staff. More

Santa Cruz, CA
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5 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

While visiting grandchildren in the area we first investigated motels which,in the off season, are reasonably priced but during the summer are two to three times more expensive. Based on decent reviews we chose the Shell Beach Inn. Our room was still, by our standards, expensive. The majority of the small room was taken up by a low dresser supporting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay at this small throwback style inn in the Pismo Beach area. Innkeeper was friendly and informative regarding the area. Don't miss the views from Ventana Grill while visiting. This was a great little stop-over on our trip through this area of coastal California.

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manchester uk
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We didnt pre book this motel although I had noted the details before our trip. The manager was really friendly and helpful, suggesting places to eat and things to see. On this basis, I would visit both the motel and the area again. Room was pleasant and clean, , pool inviting.

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Firth NE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We spent my birthday enjoying the area and stayed at here. Very accommodating and so friendly. Close to the beach and places to eat! Nice to stay somewhere other than a corporately owned motel. Hope we can go again!

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We stayed here before a few years back. Shell beach Inn (or motel as it was then) was billed as a "little treasure by the sea". Its still there hasn't changed much at all. The freeway seems busier there is a bit of road noise (being from London not a big problem for us) its a fairly laid back place... More

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Also Known As:
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Shell Beach Hotel
Address: 653 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > Shell Beach
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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