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The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good value and nicely furnished motel style place. Lovely walk along beach into town. But the corner room we had by the stairs was very noisy with people going up and down. Noise came through ceiling from other rooms too. If you stayed upstairs and not in the corner that wouldn't be a problem. Unsurprisingly plenty of...

Thank Armstrno
Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

About a mile from the center of town along Highway 1, The Tides offers two bedroom cottages as well as single rooms at affordable rates. The cottage was fully furnished and supplied with everything needed for a family visit. Cottage 120 has the best unobstructed view of the ocean. Dated but pleasant; easy access to the beach.

1Thank Dianne H
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is my 5th stay here since last year. I cannot say how disappointed I was. I booked this cottage in November and was expecting something great. The "cottage" is a dirty, dingy, smelly place. There was so much carpet powder (and accompanying odor) that no amount of vacuuming would have gotten it up. The bathroom window was clear -...

1Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Our family had two cottages here in December. We only stayed one night but wish we stayed longer!!! The cottages were so spacious and clean. I would definitely stay here again if we are ever back. Unfortunately the night we stayed here, it was pouring rain the whole time so we couldn't take in the view; maybe next time!!

1Thank Lillabet75
Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed here while visiting Cal Poly Univ. Really liked the grounds, the firepit and the view are amazing. The staff was very nice as well and gave us very good dining recommendation. Felt very safe on property. Our room was two beds and nice size.

1Thank mprovedor
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I was a little dissapointed when I arrived at our here, the pictures were very deceiving. The rooms were small and the shower even smaller. Even more dissapointing was the fact that only 2 other people were staying at the hotel when we were there for the night and I felt we were put in the worst room of the...

2Thank Sam P
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This motel gets very mixed reviews. It appears that people who stay in the cottage/s are relatively happy and people who have a motel room are not. We had a motel room. We stayed for one night, passing through on our way to LA and i wouldn't want to stay here any longer. It was cheap and I suppose we...

1Thank natclay
Thurmont, Maryland
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were overcharged on our credit card with no one able to correct it or even understand what they had done. The room was not great and although the beach is within walking distance, the gate is locked giving no access to the beach. I would definitely never go there again and recommend that there are many nicer and less...

2Thank mcprice2015
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We drove up to Pismo Beach for a quick family vacation with our two teenagers and our Golden Retriever, and this was a great place to stay. The cottage was pet-friendly and had two bedrooms, one bath, and a full kitchen. Each bedroom had a king sized bed, and there was a queen size pull out bed in the living...

1Thank Liz W
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My brother, father and I decided to take a trip from Redondo Beach to San Francisco. Instead of driving the entirety of the trip in one day my father decided to book a hotel half way up Pacific Coast Highway. My father booked this hotel and regrets every second of it. First of all, this hotel offers NOTHING. Rooms don't...

2Thank Aviv A

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Ocean Front bluff overlooking Pismo Beach, the Tides Oceanfront Inn & Cottages features convenient amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi. Each of our Pismo Beach rooms and cottages provides guests with all the comforts of home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages

Address: 2121 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2107 (Formerly The Tides Motel)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $138 - $419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Tides Oceanview Inn and Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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Tides Motel Pismo Beach
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“Just would not go there.”
mcprice2015, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want ambiance or outlets this isn't your place!”
Bluebird823, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had the downstairs room on the very end, great view.”
HalE396, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 117 or 118 have nice decks with a private feel.”
jennylbrown51, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you need two bedrooms go for a cottage.”
Timineer, 14 May 2016 | Read review
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