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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was lucky enough to stay here for a class over 3 days. What a gorgeous place Shell Beach, CA is. The hotels is conveniently located to get a few different places very easily. San Luis Obispo is a 10 minute drive away. The coastline that the Spyglass Hotel fronts is beautiful. After my class was over each day I would... More 

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Rancho
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall a clean room with comfortable beds. Very basic, and seemed overpriced (almost $400 nightly for a 2 queen room) for a Holiday Inn-type room, although it was a busy summer weekend. Overlooking the bluff, but you still have to drive to get into town. The restaurant was OK and the service there was friendly

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Ojai, California
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the fancy type resort but the ocean front part of the property is beautiful. If you are not oceanfront it is like staying at the Holiday Inn, ok rooms. But you don't come here to sit in your room there is a oceanfront path beaches cliffs beautiful Actually a great place to stay as you get Four Season type... More 

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vandenberg village, ca
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49 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a late morning Sunday breakfast. Place is very popular and therefore crowded on a Sunday morning . Food was outstanding, service on slow side. Still a very enjoyable meal. The French toast was outstanding as was the shrimp omelette. Biscuits and gravy also outstanding. Two in our party had different omelette sand all very pleased.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

loads of parking free - ten mins from the main beach & pier. Although no air con it was a roasting day but room still cool. Really pleasant stay relaxed for next leg of CA road trip - good value too. Duty manager Sean is a Man Utd fan too - whats not to like already?

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

Thank you for the great comments regarding your holiday in our little corner of paradise. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and hope we will have the chance to serve you once again. Cheers to another great Premier League season!! Sean Nolan More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our stay here! Check in was easy and she recommended a pizza place because it was late and we were starving. We stayed in an oceanfront room which had a patio and an amazing view. The landscaping and walking trail were beautiful! The room has no AC but you don't need it, just the ceiling fan was fine.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your visit to Spyglass Inn. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience and that our staff was able to advise you of the various businesses in the area. We look forward to your next journey up the central California coast and to be able to serve you once again.... More 

Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid $50 more during check in for a water view. We felt like it was worth it. Gorgeous view and grounds. There is a walk that goes behind this hotel and a couple of others and then you can go down to the beach. We took some beautiful pictures. Great view of sunset over the mountain. The staff were... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Spyglass Inn experience. I am pleased to hear that the ocean view room you upgraded to was to your liking. I think we have some of the best sunsets around. We all look forward to your next visit to the central coast and to Spyglass Inn. Sean Nolan More 

Manteca, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After checking in we were given a room on the bottom floor. We found that all the carpets were very wet. The front desk gave us an upgrade and we moved to the third floor to a much nicer room. Very clean room with huge bath towels.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your Spyglass Inn experience. I do apologize for the plumbing issue that caused the wet carpet in your initial room, but I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your next guest room and the amenities we have selected as part of our recent renovation. We look forward to your next visit.... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Spyglass Inn was an amazing experience. Our room and back patio were spacious. Everything about this room was perfect. Clean and comfortable. Our room was right next to the Spyglass Inn restaurant, so we just walked over and had some delicious lunch. I would stay here again, and definitely recommend it! There is a breakfast special/discount at... More 

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

Thank you for the great review! We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your guest room and its location. We all look forward to your next visit to our little corner of paradise. Sean Nolan More 

Lynchburg, VA
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel because of reviews I had read on Trip Advisor. Good choice for Pismo Beach, as most other hotels look cheap and run down. Or stay in Avila beach instead - seems nicer. No air conditioning. Clean rooms. Our room did not have an ocean view, but the ocean front side of the hotel was absolutely beautiful.

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

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Spyglass Inn. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed the room and especially our location on the bluff overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. We all look forward to your next central coast visit to Spyglass Inn. Sean Nolan More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $161 - $433 (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
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#13 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#13 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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