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SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Ranked #6 of 27 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Hampshire UK
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64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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“Great Location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

If you can, get a room in one of the two towers that overlook the beach. Fabulous views and lovely room with lots of space and balcony. Reception couldnt find our reservation when we checked in, even though we had a voucher and code, but in our favour we ended up with a fabulous room. Staff courteous but not overly friendly. Marie Callendars cafe next door is good for a relatively cheap meal and does take-outs for your room if you would like to enjoy the views.

Room Tip: Deluxe room was worth it.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

I stayed at the SeaCrest for a friend's wedding, and it was the perfect location at a great value. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone! It's up on a hill, right on beach, so you get a beautiful view of the ocean, the Pismo pier, and the sunset. There is ample room outside, from the tables and chairs overlooking the ocean, to the pool and spa overlooking the ocean, to the walkway leading directly to the beach. There are BBQ areas and heat lamps and a walkway connecting you to the other beachfront hotels, where there are gardens and nice walkway areas all with magnificent ocean views.
Our room was very clean, spacious, and I believe all rooms have a balcony with table/chairs and at least a partial ocean view. There was a fridge and microwave, flat screen TV and couch/sitting area, and we were just in a standard room.
The hotel is on the north side of Pismo Beach, in walking distance to all the bars/restaurants/shops but far enough away that it's quiet and peaceful, and a little nicer. There are also a lot of little cafes/restaurants in Shell Beach, just a short walk away.
There isn't a gym, but for just $6, you can walk five minutes to the Pismo Beach Athletic Club which has a huge gym, sauna, tennis courts, raquetball, etc.
I went to Cal Poly and always stay in SLO when I visit, but decided after this visit that I'll be staying at the SeaCrest in the future. Just ten minutes from SLO but so beautiful, tranquil and a great value.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

We have stayed here 4 times and love it. The rooms are nice and clean. But we usually stay in the tower which is much nicer than the front building. We stayed in a room above the morning kitchen noise and evening partying and were annoyed, but I still give it 5 stars because of the great quiet tower rooms. We'll make sure to get one of those on our next visit.
The view is great! And the grounds nice.

Room Tip: Stay in the tower or on one of the side rooms away from the outdoor dining. Not above the lobby!
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

Seacrest provides great value and friendly staff at the front desk and cleaning service. I'm not sure if I was upgraded upon check in but the ocean view rooms rooms I purchased seemed to be ocean front rooms. I stayed in the ocean view pool side room and it was so nice being on the first floor where the jacuzzi, pool and lobby is a few steps away. the continental breakfast was very enjoyable and I loved the all day free hot chocolate and coffee.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights on tail end of USA venture. Had a ocean view front with balcony which was great. Overlooked the pool and could see dolphins in the bay. The beach was busy on weekends, water a bit chilly! The room service from local restaurants was great.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

My sister and I stayed here for 4 nights in October. We had a 3rd floor "deluxe suite" which looked out over the ocean and was just lovely! Beds very comfortable with thick pillowtops.The staff was terrific. We were given breakfast tickets for the Marie Callendars on the edge of the parking lot of the hotel for a pancake, eggs and bacon or sausage plate so we ate there every morning. The single negative and it was minor, is the packed parking lot....we usually had to park quite far from our building entrance but not a big issue for us. We enjoyed the heaters on the patio in the early a.m. and evenings. The views were amazing. Beach access up and down the 104 steps was worth it....uncrowded and quite picturesque. Would go back in a minute!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

Well there's not much I can say about this place that hasn't been said we stayed here for one night on our way to San Francisco and what a great place to stay the room was amazing and the sea view just made it great and the staff made you feel welcome just like to thank the young man at reception who checked us in I asked him if he new were we could put some gas in on the way to San Francisco and he printed me a map and gave me the direction of we're to fill up and save us some money thanks again to the staff at this hotel and I would recommend it to anyone doing the west cost trip it was a pleasant stay thanks n&j bissett

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank you for the great review. I am glad we were able to help you with directions to find gas. Having a local tell you where to find reasonably priced gas is valuable. We hope your journeys find you here again.
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Property: SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Address: 2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2108
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on a 5-acre oceanfront bluff top our iconic hotel features direct access to the beach, outdoor heated pool and three hot-tubs. All retro-modern rooms have latest the amenities and technology, including Free WiFi, iPod docking stations, flat-panel HDTVs with DirecTV,complimentary Continental Breakfast and 7,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space including our roof top terrace with spectacular views. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Seacrest Hotel Pismo Beach
Sea Crest Pismo Beach
Seacrest Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach Sea Crest
Sea Crest Resort Pismo Beach

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