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Where Classic Meets the Coast in Pismo Beach

A classic among Pismo Beach hotels and motels, The Tides Inn offers affordable guest rooms and beach cottages along California's golden coastline. You'll find little fluff and lots of fun at our hotel in Pismo - our rooms are basic, our hospitality is genuine, and our prices are affordable. Select from 23 guest rooms, 3 beach cottages, and our spacious Beach House - perched right on the bluffs of Pismo Beach - which all come standard with complimentary parking, free Wi-Fi, and flat-screen cable TVs. Select from our basic guest rooms - many with views of the deep blue Pacific - or upgrade to one of our cottages which offer 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, and a cozy living area that's perfect for families or groups of friends.

Features You'll Love

a four post bed inside of a guest room

The Simple Comforts of Home

At The Tides Oceanview Inns & Cottages, guests can enjoy the familiar comforts of home while they’re away. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, free parking, and more.

a guest cottage with chairs out front

Seaside Cottages

Made complete with two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a living room, The Tides offers three separate beach cottages that guests can book during their stay in Pismo Beach.

a dining room area inside one of the guest cottages

Affordable Accommodations

At The Tides Oceanview Inn & Cottages, guests can choose from reasonably priced rooms and cottages located just off the 101 highway.

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Perched on the Bluffs of Pismo Beach

Enjoy sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and towering palms along the horizon from the comfort of our motel. The Tides has a prime location on the bluffs of Pismo Beach.

Our Guests Say It Best

Couldn't have asked for a better night!

The fire pits were great at night, listening to the waves and cooking smores.
- Sam G

A true beach hotel

The Tides Oceanview Inn in Pismo beach is a charming, serene, fairly priced hotel, a remembrance of the past and how hotels used to be.
- Cara F

I'll be back very soon.

Very nice place to stay. Updated smartly in the ways that count. Clean. Pretty. Extremely comfortable bed. Warm welcome.
- MsBlacbuttafly

Trip of Memories

They are the best!!!! The fireplace and the outside fire pit were in use constantly. The weather was perfect and the views beautiful.
- Kathy S

Guest Rooms
Your Home Away from Home in Pismo Beach

At our Pismo Beach oceanfront hotel you can select from a guest room with either 1 King bed or 2 Queens, where you’ll enjoy a flat-screen TV with cable. For larger groups, we have 2-bedroom beach cottages and The Beach House, which all offer a kitchen and living area to spread out and relax.

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A Seaside Hideaway off of Highway 1

Our oceanfront inn is located only 5 miles from Avila Beach, 9 miles from San Luis Obispo, and 18 miles from Morro Bay. From surfing and hiking to dune buggy rides, our oceanfront inn offers plenty of options for fun things to see and do nearby during your stay in sun-kissed Pismo Beach, CA!