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The Palomar Inn

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
1601 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA, 93449, United States of America
3.4 out of 5 rating 353 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.4

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Palomar Inn in Pismo Beach (Shell Beach), you'll be a 4-minute drive from Avila Hot Springs and 8 minutes from Pismo Beach Pier. This motel is 12.1 mi (19.4 km) from California Polytechnic State University and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Margo Dodd Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 14 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This motel also features a picnic area and barbecue grills.


At The Palomar Inn, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Margo Dodd Park - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Avila Hot Springs - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Pismo Beach Pier - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Pirates Cove - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
North Beach Campground - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Pismo Beach Prime Outlets - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Monarch Butterfly Grove - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Pismo Beach Golf Course - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Price Anniversary House - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Oceano Lagoon - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Grover Heights Park - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Ramona Garden Park - 8 km / 5 mi
Avila Beach Community Center - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Oceano Park - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) - 17.3 km / 10.7 mi
Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) - 43.1 km / 26.8 mi

The preferred airport for The Palomar Inn is San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property does not provide air conditioning. For more information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking