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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

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Los Osos, CA
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42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On the way home from work. (Yes, that makes me a local) I decided i wanted to sleep on the ocean tonight. Kind of an instant staycation if you will. I have been espying this property for years. I found a great rate on Hotels.com. and found my ocean view! The young man named Chris checked me in and was... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little motel, very 1960's-ish the type we love to stay at. We rented the Beach House for 4 nights which offered a lot more privacy than the actual motel. It was roughly $500 a night and while we really enjoyed most of it, there was room for improvement. Pros: lots of room! It had it's own... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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107 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son, daughter-in-law and my ex were in California and wanted to visit Pismo beach. I got the cottage at the last moment in the morning of our stay and was very pleased with my choice. This would be a great place for a family to stay for an extended vacation in Pismo. Two separate bedrooms, a living room, bath... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Very nice place to stay. Updated smartly in the ways that count. Clean. Pretty. Extremely comfortable bed. Warm welcome. I enjoyed my stay. Next to the shoreline, however there is no path from the hotel to it. No biggie. This is not necessary to enjoy Pismo beach.

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Newhall, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We went to Pismo Beach for the Car Show on Father's Day weekend. Place was packed. The Tides Oceanview Inn did have decent prices. The staff is great and very helpful. Not much to be said about the room but it was clean and the bed was comfortable. Looked at the "Cottages" and the big one looks good. The regular... More 

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Thank Jeffrey G
LVL29, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Greetings Jeffrey G, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and concerns of your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you found the accommodations clean and comfy! Thank you again for staying with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Laura Lopez More 

Soquel, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Tides is a nice hotel with reasonable rates. It is located right on the cliffs in Pismo Beach overlooking the ocean. Although the hotel is old, it has been well kept with nicely appointed rooms. If available, ask for room 118 (2 queen beds) or 117 (1 King bed) These 2 rooms each have a ocean view wood deck... More 

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Thank jennylbrown51
LVL29, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Jennylbrown51, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Inn. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed the view from your room! We look forward to having you stay with us in the future. Best Regards, Laura Lopez More 

brentwood
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I am pretty sure all rooms have a view, we were in a small room with a nice bed and view. Waking up to the sound of crashing waves is something quite spectacular. Definitely worth staying and a good distance for LA to SF if you're doing the classic coastal drive. Staff left a few goodies in our room which... More 

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Thank JonathonCrane
LVL29, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear JonathonCrane, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the sound of the ocean from bed! Thank you again for staying with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Laura Lopez More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is my second stay and review. Stayed in cottage 118 this time which has incredible views! The room however is dated and not too comfortable. It was very musty smelling at first and I almost asked to switch rooms but instead I bought a plug in freshener and opened the windows. Much better. The bathroom sink (single only) didn't... More 

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Venice, California, United States
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Beautiful looking motel from the outside. I stayed here because they cater to dogs (with a long, long list of rules and regulations to be signed, too bad these weren't given for guests) The room was nice, even though renovated, it was old. The walls in this motel are made of tissue paper and so are the ceilings. I had... More 

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Long Beach, California
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Pros: The office staff were really nice; bed wasn't bad; shower pressure was great (small shower); if you just need a place to sleep and don't have a need for many amenities, you might find this okay The Cons: had to adjust the blinds on the windows to have privacy(gaps between the blinds); privacy film on bathroom window could... More 

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Thank Yvonne F
LVL29, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay. I am truly sorry that we did not meet your expectations. I assure you that we have addressed the housekeeping issue you experienced to avoid any future inconveniences and have shared your experience with our staff. I am happy to say that we have... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Ocean Front bluff overlooking Pismo Beach, the Tides Oceanfront Inn & Cottages features convenient amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi. Each of our Pismo Beach rooms and cottages provides guests with all the comforts of home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

Address: 2121 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2107 (Formerly The Tides Motel)
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $116 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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Tides Motel Pismo Beach
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