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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We broke up our journey from Santa Monica to Monterey with a night in Pismo. The hotel rooms at the Spyglass Inn were incredibly comfortable and spacious. The staff were friendly and helpful. The view of the ocean is outstanding. However, if you don't get an ocean view room then I don't see the point staying here. The hotel itself... More 

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel with sea views and wonderful sunsets. Rooms are spacious enough, clean and comfortable. Parking is free and can be close to your room. Wifi works too. Reception staff lent us towel to take kayaking too. 10 min drive to main part of town and the pier. Good place to stay.

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Cambria, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just spent a night at the Spyglass. We were very pleased. The staff graciously upgraded us to a partial ocean view room which was quiet,comfortable, and full of delightful luxuries. Rachel at the front desk was very helpful and accommodating. When we were there too early for checking, she gave us access to the pool and... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Rachel was certainly excited to read your comments! We are so glad that you enjoyed the room and our wonderful location. I have taken the liberty of sharing your comments regarding breakfast with the Spyglass Inn Restaurant. They operate independently from the hotel, but they are interested in all reviews of their... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked Spyglass Inn on the fly heading north out of LA. The price was right and it seemed like a good place to stop even though I had never heard of Pismo. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The 2nd night they got us into a great room with large sitting area facing the ocean plus two beds and... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Spyglass Inn. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope that you have more opportunities in the future to explore this wonderful region of California. We certainly look forward to being able to serve you again. Sean Nolan More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a quick one-nighter but the welcome was good. This hotel is by the beach and has a pool and ample parking. The rooms have balconies, ours had a side view of the sea and of the mountains, if only the fog hadn't rolled in! Hey ho! The room was big, very clean and modern and beautifully decorated with two... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of Spyglass Inn. We are pleased that you found the location and amenities of the property to your liking, especially sitting out on the balcony with a cup of coffee on a chilly morning. We hope you will visit our area again in the future, and that we have the opportunity to serve you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a limited number of ocean view rooms which are the best.. So book early. All the rooms are nice. For breakfast I recommend the deli next to the shell station. The restaurant which is not part of the hotel is not bad but could use a facelift.

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Spyglass Inn. I agree that our ocean view rooms have one of the best coastal views I have ever seen. I also agree that De Palo and Sons deli has some spectacular offerings...I'm glad you were able to enjoy it! We look forward to your next visit to the... More 

Hanford, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nice with chic, spacious with a cozy feel. Our family only stays in the suite because of the roomy space and two comfy queen beds and a pull out couch. Also an oversized bathroom and a lovely patio with amazing views. We love staying at the Spy Glass and the best part is there is a... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and for your continued patronage of Spyglass Inn. I'm so glad that you were able to take that beautiful walk along the cliff up to the Shell Beach access point. Our location is one of the best aspects of our property as you are centrally located to all you want to see in the... More 

Oceano, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A peaceful stroll down a walkway in front of the Hotel after a good tasty meal will top your day off, walking distance to a variety or restaurants and deli , minutes to Pismo Beach and outlet shopping mall ,.

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Spyglass Inn and for taking time to review our property. You are absolutely correct that the location of Spyglass Inn affords our guests nearby access to shopping, restaurants, beach and perhaps the best sunsets you have ever seen. We all look forward to your next visit. Sean Nolan More 

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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a long time I have been trying to stay at this property on Shell Beach. You cannot beach the location, that however was the best part and we went downhill from there. Property seemed dated and a little worn. Restaurant was very average, many other options in the area. Probably would not stay here again unless I had an... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Spyglass Inn. I was glad to read that our location was attractive to you. You are correct that Spyglass Inn was one of the first lodging properties in Pismo Beach and we work very hard to maintain that "Classic California" feel to the hotel, even through our recent renovations... More 

Del Mar, California
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was recently remodeled, which was generally nice, but there was still some unfinished work which was distracting. The grounds are nicely upgraded and the walkway down to the beach is a great stroll. The really issue we experienced was noise. We had a ocean view room on the 1st Fl. The people directly above us were really noisy... More 

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Sean N, General Manager at Spyglass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to Spyglass Inn. I'm glad that you enjoyed most aspects of your guest room, and certainly the ability to walk along the bluff overlooking Shell Beach. During our recent renovations, we did some work on noise dampening, but it certainly appears that more work is required in that area. We will continue to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Spyglass Inn

Address: 2705 Spyglass Drive, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1795
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $131 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Spyglass Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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Also Known As:
Spyglass Hotel Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#13 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#13 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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