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Shell Beach Inn

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Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (2)
Certificate of Excellence
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Made our reservation in May show up to the hotel on a Friday ,tired, just to find motel is closed for renovations! No notice! Prime holiday summer weekend. Unable to find a hotel to fit our budget in area, ruined our weekend! To top it...More

Date of stay: July 2018
5  Thank perrieanderson
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We've stayed here 3 times over a couple years. We always get a clean, quiet room. They are updating some of the rooms. We stayed in one of the updated rooms. You can walk to the cliffs and enjoy the ocean view.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank sanddollar12
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Small friendly hotel. Booked as a break between San Francisco and Lis Angeles on our drive down the coast. Lovely hosts very helpful with shopping and sightseeing tips. Comfy bed light airy room. Mini kitchen with microwave and coffee machine and fridge. Would recommend for...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Chrissie_Cannock
Reviewed November 16, 2017

We stayed here in April 2017, as part of a road trip up the Californian coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Everything about the hotel was great, with an ideal location near the highway and easy access to both Pismo Beach and the pretty...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank theswirly
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

From the very friendly welcome to the lovely room we couldn't fault Shell Beach Inn, we will definitely be looking stay again If your looking for great accommodation in Pismo Beach this place would take some beating 😃

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Andyconnor8
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About
Description
All ten guest rooms at the Shell Beach Inn are individually decorated with touches from the California coast and make this quaint little getaway a cozy stopover for the weary traveler or a comfortable More home base for sightseeing vacationers. The Shell Beach Inn features an outdoor seasonally heated swimming pool and free parking. And...yes we are pet friendly! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Restaurant
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Shell Beach Hotel Shell Beach
Location
United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Shell Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Shell Beach Hotel Shell Beach
Location
United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Shell Beach
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Traveler (33)
Room & Suite (18)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Kendall B
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Kendra W | Property representative |
Shell Beach Inn is pet friendly...
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Kendra W
August 3, 2016|
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Response from Kendra W | Property representative |
Our Pool Hours of Operation are the same year round. Pool Opens at 9am. Pool Closes at 9pm Some of our guests tell us stories of Mermaids visiting in the early twilight hours of the morning, and leaving Silver in our pool... More
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Room Tips
"All the rooms seem to be clean and all will be updated. Small drive up motel."
sanddollar12
May 15, 2018
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"Make sure you ask for a king size room and then you don't get the broom cupboard on the end!"
lexydee
Sep 12, 2017
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"ask for room #9"
nascardonna
May 16, 2017
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"Any room, we like the king-sized bed rooms"
499renev
Apr 9, 2017
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