My Top Pismo Beach Luxury Hotels for 2022

Do you REALLY want to know all the details about the top Pismo Beach luxury hotels for 2022?

If so, you've come to the right place because I'VE BEEN TO ALL OF THEM. 

Those big travel sites? The ones that just have a list of hotels and try to lure you into booking through their site?

They've never been there. Nope, they've never been to Pismo Beach CA, let alone stayed in any of these luxury hotels.

But I have.

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I've Been to these Pismo Beach Luxury Hotels and Here's What I Saw...

Yep, I've been to all these awesome luxury hotels in Pismo.

I've slept in their beds, eaten their foods, and jumped in their pool. I've even, purposely, been a little "gruff" to the employees to see how they handle it.

First of all, let me say this...

These are all first class establishments. They're all super clean, comfortable, and modern. They all provide top shelf customer service...except on rare occasions. Hey, no one's perfect.

So, below I've listed the top Pismo Beach luxury hotels. I've listed them in order from closest to downtown Pismo to the farthest away.

If you find that these are a little higher priced than you were expecting, check out these more moderately priced Pismo hotels here.

Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach

Located just a few steps south of the pier, this Pismo Beach luxury hotel is separated from the sandy beach by only the boardwalk.

Pool, hot tub, beachfront patio, balconies with ocean views, restaurant and lounge, outdoor fire pits.

Winter price range: $200 to $500

Summer price range: $400 to $1,000     805-773-1011


Inn at the Pier Pismo Beach

Just like the name says, this hotel is located just across the parking lot from the pier. It's right in downtown Pismo.  Restaurants and shops are next door.

This Pismo Beach luxury hotel is one of the newest and most modern hotels.

Restaurant on-site, lounge, balconies with sea and pier view, cool rooftop outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, free breakfast.

Winter prices: $150 to $400

Summer prices: $200 to $700     805-295-5565


Sandcastle Hotel on the Beach

Sandcastle is another newer hotel located at the foot of the beach. Clean and classy.  Just a short walk to the pier and shopping areas of Pismo.

Nice large outdoor patio area with lounge chairs, fireplaces, and heaters.

Outdoor hot tub, restaurant, lounge, balconies with ocean and beach view.

Winter prices: $150 to $300

Summer prices: $200 to $600     (805) 773-2422

Sandcastle on the Beach, Pismo

SeaCrest Ocean-front Hotel

SeaCrest is an older hotel but it has been kept looking new and luxurious.

Located about a mile north of the pier and set up high on a bluff.  The views of the Pacific Ocean are stupendous.  A fun staircase leads down to the sandy beach and surf.

Heated pool, 3 hot tubs, big outdoor patio area with fire pits and BBQ grills, free breakfast and cookies.

Summer price range: $150 to $400

Summer price range: $200 to $600    805.773.4608


Pismo Lighthouse Suites

A beautiful luxury hotel located on the bluffs about 1 mile north of the Pismo pier and shopping areas. Perfect for your family vacation with plenty of games and play areas for the kids.

Pool, hot tub, free breakfast, tennis courts, children's playground, fitness center.

Winter price range: $150 to 400

Summer price range: $300 to $700     805-773-2411

Lighthouse Inn Pismo

Shore Cliff Hotel

The Shore Cliff is a luxurious hotel located at the far north end of Pismo Beach downtown.

You've probably seen photos of their landmark pergola/pavilion jutting out towards the ocean high up on a bluff.

Complementary breakfast, fitness center, pool.

Winter price range: $100 to $300

Summer price range: $150 to $500  805-773-4671

Shore Cliff Luxury Hotel Pismo
Shore Cliff Pergola Lookout

Inn at the Cove

Inn at the Cove is another luxury hotel located about 1 mile north of the pier.

Sitting up high on a bluff this hotel provides complimentary breakfast, balconies with sea view, pool, hot tub, and a pavilion overlooking the ocean.

Pet friendly.

Summer price range: $150 to $400

Winter price range: $250 to $600     805-773-3511

Inn at the Cove, Pismo Beach
Inn at the Cove pergola pool

Spyglass Inn

What makes a luxury hotel luxurious? BATH ROBES.

And that's just one of the perks you get at Spyglass Inn Pismo Beach.

You'll also enjoy a heated pool, hot tub, wi-fi, a beautiful lawn area with ocean views.

Located high up on a bluff overlooking the Pacific and just a couple miles north of the Pismo pier. Spyglass is a beautiful hotel but without the high rise multi-floor hassle.

Winter Rates: $100 to $250

Summer Rates: $200 to $400


Spyglass Inn Pismo Beach
Spyglass Inn Pool

The Cliffs Hotel & Spa

So luxurious they have their own upscale restaurant and relaxing spa featuring massage and skin care services plus a sauna.

Plus, a beautiful outdoor area with large pool and hot tub.

Located a couple miles north of the pier near Shell Beach

Winter Prices: $150 to $350

Summer Prices: $200 to $500


The Cliffs Pismo
The Cliffs spa

Oxford Suites Pismo Beach