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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews welcome basket built ins beach house ocean view sister property rooms are extremely bathroom shower large dog office staff air flow living room an older hotel king size bed was comfortable downtown pismo very pleasant stay location was perfect
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to this place for years and this trip was the first time we stayed in #117 (birthday surprise)! Gorgeous, unobstructed views of the ocean right at the top of the cliffs. I've always appreciated the location and the lower price. It's...More

Thank SuzScottH
Response from Gregory K, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and CottagesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are so happy everyone had a good time. Hopefully the next time you are here there will be a new beach access built. Thanks again and hurry back. Greg

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights with our dog during our recent evacuation from the Thomas fire. We couldn't have made a better choice. This is an charming, old-style place - immensely comfortable and clean - new flooring throughout, and well maintained. The staff were...More

Thank LynneG40505
Response from Gregory K, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and CottagesResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you had to stay with us under evacuation conditions, but we glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Pismo Beach.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

alas, although less expensive than other hotels, it is very basic, very very noisy from highway noise, with no beach access due to the stairs being out, and no lighting for reading on the bed. staff was fine, but the motel is not.

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Response from Gregory K, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and CottagesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I will send along your comments to the staff, they love compliments. Our hotel is scheduled for a major renovation soon with new beach access and Pismo Beach's newest and finest hotel. Best regards, Greg

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a little dated, bathrooms could use an upgrade. Clean, quaint though and appreciate dog friendly accommodations. Breakfast offering would be nice....simple fare. Did enjoy outdoor seating. Happy Thanksgiving.

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Response from Gregory K, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. A full renovation is in the works and we hope to see you and your pet during your next visit to Pismo Beach. Warm regards, Greg Koczak

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Tides with our dogs and absolutely loved it. The staff is wonderful and helped with all of our needs. The location is beautiful. We stayed in a cottage with a kitchen and could make some of our own meals. It was...More

Thank Kylie H
Response from Gregory K, General Manager at The Tides Oceanview Inn and CottagesResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so happy you and the pets enjoyed your stay. We hope you visit us again soon. Warm regards, Greg Koczak

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Response from Liz W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you'll have to call the hotel and ask.
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Response from edinburghstu140 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, a nice route is to cut through the neighbouring hotel, down the stairs and walk across the beach to the pier. beautiful!
Room Tips
"Multiple options from basic rooms to multi-room cottages, would love to have a family reunion here."
1 week ago
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"if you must stay here, go as far from the highway as possible"
2 weeks ago
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"Call and ask for the cottages."
Sep 26, 2018
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"Rooms are very outdated."
Jul 13, 2018
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$96 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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