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“Great location good rooms helpful staff” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

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SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Ranked #6 of 27 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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Exeter Devon UK
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great location good rooms helpful staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2009

We stayed at the seacrest resort on thanksgiving so they were very busy. Our room was really nice, clean and spacous and the staff were all friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a bit chaotic but not a problem. Great location and a good access to a really nice sandy beach. We stayed in 12 different hotels during our trip and this was one of the best.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2009

Spent one night in SeaCrest en route from LA to San Fran. Friendly helpful staff. Easy upgrade to ocean view (20 dollars). Lovely room recently updated to luxury standard.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2009

The location is beautiful and the rooms are exactly as advertised. Beyond that there is virtually nothing. I was preparing this trip long in advance and booked a room with balcony so that I would sit there and read, and enjoy a cigar while looking at the sunset. Oops! A fascist non-smoking policy that had not been advertised. $200 fine for smoking on your balcony and you must sign a waver. It just ruined my trip because that was the idea. To summarize, the hotel is practically on the 101 freeway, that doesn't bother you much because the traffic on the freeway goes down at night. The breakfast area is perhaps nice in summer, but at this time in November it was of no use because it's outside and it was windy and the temperature was freezing. I can't say anything about service because there was none. Not that I needed any, for that matter. The only time I saw a person there was at the check in. I won't be staying there anymore but perhaps for families with small kids it's a good place in summer. Just a motel+.

Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Buddy719_9, Management Company at SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel, responded to this review, December 13, 2009
Thank you for bringing to our attention the fact that SeaCrest’s complete no-smoking policy is not properly displayed on our website. This policy is favored by the vast majority of our guests, but we agree it is fair to make the policy known in advance to all potential customers. We will correct the website and also inform our reservations staff to mention this fact as they book rooms by phone.

We are also sorry that our indoor breakfast seating must have been filled that day and you were forced to sit outside on that chilly morning. We are in the process of upgrading the complimentary breakfast menu further and also will be offering special coupons good at the adjacent Marie Callender’s restaurant, for those guests preferring a more extensive selection of breakfast offerings.

As of December 6th, the SeaCrest Resort, Pismo Beach, is under new management. Our goal is that each and every guest at the SeaCrest enjoys a memorable experience with us and leaves completely satisfied. We want to know when any aspect of your stay is falling short of that goal, in any manner. Please let us know immediately; don’t wait till after you’ve departed, let us attempt to correct any such situation on the spot.

Please join us again soon and experience the complete renovation of the SeaCrest property and grounds. We will make the trip worth your while.

Despite these shortcomings in your recent visit, we note that you will still recommend the SeaCrest to your friends and we thank you.
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Fresno
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2009

Attended a wedding in the Pismo Beach area, so got the chance to see several hotels where other family members were staying. For the money you can't beat the SeaCrest Resort! Staff was helpful and the room was great. I loved the refrigerator, microwave and specialty coffee maker. Expanded continental breakfast and Seattle's Best coffee. There was even a card in the room that asked for you to rate your stay on Tripadvisor!

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2009

Overall it was a good experience. I stayed in a partial ocean view room, and the view was beautiful, almost as nice as Hawaii. The resort was very quiet, even though they are doing some construction on the patio off of the lobby area. Free wi-fi and continental breakfast buffet are nice touches, as are the microwave/refrigerator in the room.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled with friends
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APenry, General Manager at SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2009
lruth,

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. We have heard more than once that we are considered the Maui on California's Central Coast. We added the patio about 6 months ago, it became so popular we decided to expand it this "off season" to make more room for you!

Come back and see it soon!

Regards,
Aaron Penry
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Napa, Ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2009

We stayed at the Sea Crest Resort for 4 nights. The hotel is great! The staff is great! The location is great! What a nice surprise. Our room was appointed very nicely with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Perfect ocean front view.....we could have been in Hawaii!! or any other warm climate destination. The access to the beach (stairs) is really convenient.......although it is straight up on the way back, but worth every pant and gasp for air. We would stay here again in a heartbeat and can't wait to come back. Thank you for a nice, affordable getaway.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
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APenry, Manager at SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel, responded to this review, October 28, 2009
Thank you so much for commenting on your stay. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We will see you again soon!

Regards,
Aaron Penry
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St. Martinville, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2009

This really was one of the best places I've ever stayed. The views were stunning, and the rooms were awesome. The resort is on top of a cliff, which adds to the beautiful views. They have a private stairway down to the beach so you can take that leisurely romantic stroll as the sun goes down. Once you're there, you won't want to leave. Right in front of the resort, they have a nice restaurant that you can just walk to so you can get back to the privacy of your room.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Address: 2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2108
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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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