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On any sunny day in Pismo Beach, you can look out over the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean or the sprawling vines of wine country and wonder if you have found paradise. Well, that's at least how I felt when I first visited Pismo Beach. This beachside town is located in San Luis Obispo County, and it's one of the most beloved gems of California's Central Coast. With beautiful year-round weather and gorgeous natural scenery, Pismo Beach is a vacation spot I'd recommend again and again. I visited Pismo Beach on a whim, but I didn't truly understand just how taken I'd be with the town. My spur-of-the-moment trip was inspired by a sudden craving for a laidback weekend at the beach, and I somewhat randomly decided on Pismo Beach. To book my Pismo Beach hotel, I simply checked the HotelTonight app on my phone. Within minutes, I had booked a hotel just a stone's throw away from the water, and I was ready to explore this famed beach town for myself.

Oceano Dunes

Pismo Beach is known for its long, wide stretches of sandy beaches. One of the most unique stretches of beach in the area is the Oceano Dunes. This beach is filled with rolling dunes and fine coastal sand waves, and it's where locals go for ATV and off-roading fun. Fun fact: this is the only California state park that allows vehicles on the beach, so there truly is no beach like Oceano Dunes in all of California.


Downtown Pismo Beach is exactly the downtown you would expect from a beach town. It has a laidback vibe with old-school charm, and it winds all the way down to the pier. Whether you want to grab some ice cream, a refreshing cocktail or some of Pismo Beach's famous clam chowder, you'll find it downtown.


Naturally, most people come to Pismo Beach to enjoy the beach. But Pismo Beach isn't the only beautiful beach in the area. You can also head just north to experience other stunning Central California beaches, such as Shell Beach and Avila Beach. No matter which beach you visit in Pismo, you'll be treated to gorgeous blue water, stunning coastline and uncrowded stretches of sand. Unlike many Southern California beaches, these Central California beaches never feel too busy, which significantly adds to their appeal.

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There are so many reasons to take a quick trip to Pismo Beach, California. There's the beautiful weather, the breathtaking coastline, the easygoing beach town atmosphere, the wineries and the friendly locals. After spending just a few hours in Pismo Beach, I officially had a new favorite weekend vacation spot. I'm already hoping to return to Pismo the next time I have a free weekend, and I'll be sure to book my Pismo Beach hotel through HotelTonight. Since I know I can always find great deals on last-minute hotels through HotelTonight, taking last-minute trips doesn't seem like such a hassle anymore. Now, they're just fun, spontaneous adventures!

Frequently Asked Questions

How many hotels are in Pismo Beach?

There are 25 hotels in Pismo Beach available from Hotel Tonight.

What are most popular hotels in Pismo Beach?

Among our most booked hotels in Pismo Beach are:
The Cliffs Hotel & Spa
96% of HT bookers liked it
Spyglass Inn
94% of HT bookers liked it
Cottage Inn by the Sea
93% of HT bookers liked it

What are the best hotels in Pismo Beach?

Some of the top rated HotelTonight hotels in Pismo Beach are:
Oxford Suites Pismo Beach
100% of HT bookers liked it
Hilton Garden Inn San Luis Obispo/Pismo Beach
100% of HT bookers liked it

How much is a hotel room in Pismo Beach?

In the last 30 days, HotelTonight prices in Pismo Beach have been as low as $101, though the average room costs closer to $212.23 per night.

What is the cheapest time to go to Pismo Beach?

Our hotels prices have varied throughout the year from $135.74 to $272.32 On average, we've seen the cheapest room prices in January

Which hotels in Pismo Beach have a pool?

There are 15 hotels with pools in Pismo Beach. Some of them are:
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
94% of HT bookers liked it
Hampton Inn & Suites Arroyo Grande
84% of HT bookers liked it