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San Diego CA
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322 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

This motel is located towards the south end of Pismo Beach. It is painted very "blue". There is a string of one story cottage type in-line buildings and a newer 2-story building. The place is not fancy, but there are regular and family rooms with multiple rooms and bedrooms. Most importantly, it is clean. The rates rise past the point... More 

Thank nadojeff
Visalia, California
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58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

My husband and I booked this hotel for a Friday and Saturday night stay on September 27 and 28, 2013 along with another couple. I chose this hotel because it is just 3 blocks from the beach and walking distance to the Pismo Pier, restaurants and downtown shops. All four of us agreed that the beds were very comfortable (pillow-top... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Nice to see such a good deal so close to the beach, pier, and all restaurants. The service from the minute we walked in the door was very friendly and he was very patient with us and our needs. Our price was amazing for two people and I am sure that doubles during the summer, but I think it is... More 

Thank Marzee1958
Arroyo Grande, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

If you are only looking for a place to rest on your way up or down the coast then this is the place for you. Otherwise if you plan to stay more than a few days, don't stay here. Internet: Intermittent at best and extremely slow. Their continental breakfast is less than as well and their beds feel like chicken... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stay in Blue Seal motel driving from Los Angeles to San Simeon. Its very nice, cozy, clean motel. Great hospitality in front desk. Nice, comfortable bed. We met tourist from Germany and France in this motel. They were also very pleased. We got a good rest and continued our trip.

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

When we arrived the price for one night was suddenly higher than expected. The fridge was way too cold so some of our food was spoiled in the morning. The bed was clearly very old (sagging mattress) and we did not sleep well at all. The bathroom smelled a bit strange. There were stains on the floor of the room.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

ok so all i wanted to do in my time in america was go to pismo beach. after growing up listening to many references to it by bugs bunny on looney toons i was very excited! now the blue seal. well it is definitely cheap. it suited our budget and was for only one night on our way to san... More 

1 Thank allslantylike
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Great spot. Just need a/c for the summer. Rooms get pretty hot. It was a great location, very close to everything necessary to have a good time. Very well priced for a week day rate. The room was cleaned very well& left neat. Excellent front desk customer service &well trained staff. Only problem was the room temperature got very high... More 

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337 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We went to Pismo Beach and decided to give this place a try because it was recommended by a local business owner. We remembered stopping by there once before but couldn't remember why we didn't stay. I walked in the lobby and the smell was disgusting. I'm not sure what kind of smell it is but now I remember why... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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111 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Blue Seal is on the old highway one, a small old-fashioned motor lodge type but it has been lovingly spruced up by the current owners. Everything inside and out has been freshly painted and the bathrooms have been refurbished. Our room was quite small but had a queen bed and a newer flat screen TV, and served our needs for... More 

Thank Karen L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Blue Seal Inn

Address: 230 Dolliver St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2664
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: ₹ 4,719 - ₹ 11,832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Seal Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Blue Seal Hotel Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“Avoid hotel entirely”
 of 5 bubbles H682BNrobertk, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Not this place !Go to another htel room had a bad oder and was filthy”
 of 5 bubbles michaelrC8537MV, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Don't! Pay a little more or stay a shorter time and go someplace clean and welcoming.”
 of 5 bubbles virginia495, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Hwy 1 can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 884mrsm, 29 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Stick to the main building, bungalows are older....”
 of 5 bubbles stellae234, 10 Dec 2013 | Read review
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