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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Let's start with the positives.... Very friendly Manager in the office who kindly told us if we heard a 3-5 minute siren it was only an emergency at the local nuclear power plant! Close to the beach. Other than that - filthy, filthy filthy!! Sleep in your car!

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2 Thank Jude K
Sydney Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Small dirty room with stains on the walls and carpet.vanity unit in bed room not bathroom,shower and toilet fittings rusty and corroded.Wardrobe was piece of wooden rod tacked onto the wall directly above the microwave which sat on top of a small dirty and mouldy fridge.Had to be at least 6 feet tall to reach.Shower never got above tepid temperature.Even... More 

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Fresno, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Fiancé and I got a room for out anniversary ad about two n the morning finished watching a movie n noticed something crawling across our pillow. Started looking and found bed bugs. The more we looked the more we found. Un-real and soooo gross!

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7 Thank Momfrogof5
Chino, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Had the room above the office this room should never be used mold in the bathroom dirty walls and the fridge was nasty carpet had stains everywhere. I have stayed in many hotels/motels and this was the worst ever please do not stay here pay extra and go somewhere else. I don't write reviews but I felt I needed to... More 

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7 Thank GeoS53
Valley Springs, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Great price, basic motel with no frills but a perfect location a couple of blocks from the pier. Check in seems a little late - 2pm, but worked out OK. Clean, pleasant staff, full kitchen was a surprise. No coffee maker, however, and lobby coffee is not ready until 8am. We found a candy store offering coffee at 7am near... More 

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2 Thank lcat3
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Upon walking into a queen room I booked, I noticed the room was very small. It appeared clean but there was lots of stains on the carpet and later I discovered it was NOT clean. The metal heater in the wall looked old and had rust everywhere, I didn't use it so I'm not sure if it worked. There was... More 

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3 Thank msr89
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

First off, I pretty much never use Trip Advisor, but I hated this place enough that I felt compelled to warn others. This place was horrible. The only good thing about this place is that it made every place afterwards seem pretty awesome in comparison. We got a room with a single king size bed for $75+tax (after haggling with... More 

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6 Thank fatmaggot123
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Stayed here for one night and that was enough ! The beds are clean and that's about all the good points I have .The whole motel needs a total overhaul , very tired and worn..... the only good point is its a 2 minute walk to the beach .........

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2 Thank ian186534
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

This place has been the worse place I have ever stayed in. The worse ever! Rotting stair way leading to the room, non working smoke alarm, curtains that didn't cover the windows, cobwebs, thick dust, rotting walls, nasty bed covers, towels were stiff, stained and worn, the shower had so much rust and debris that the water barely came out.... More 

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5 Thank Colleen C
Visalia, California
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

I'll first start with the positives: decent location, looks clean, no roaches, no spider webs. Now the negatives...didn't follow gut instinct before leaving home. I should've brought my own pillow cases and covers to sleep on top of bed. This place makes me feel uncomfortable. I've never packed my own stuff to sleep in a motel before but I will... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sea Garden Motel

Address: 340 Stimson Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2538
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: €53 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Sea Garden Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Pick up your bag and head to another Motel. Any motel”
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“Don't stay here. If there are no vacancies anywhere else, camp or sleep in your car. If you must stay here, bring a suitcase with pillow, linens, towels, all toiletries.”
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