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The Palomar Inn

2-star Hotel with Free Wi-Fi

2 stars

1601 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449

+1 805 773 4204

based on 356 reviews

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About The Palomar Inn, Shell Beach

Value for money
The Palomar Inn is located in Pismo Beach and offers free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area. The Palomar Inn Shell Beach provides a 24/7 reception, as well as a terrace and laundry facilities. For added convenience, it offers a garden, a designated smoking area and a business centre. The motel has 14 rooms that are fitted with all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. For guests who wish to cook their own meals, there is a kitchenette that is equipped with a refrigerator and a microwave. San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport and California Polytechnic State University are a brief car trip from The Palomar Inn. San Luis Obispo Light, Ah Louis Store and Bishop Peak are only a short drive from the motel.

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Standard Rooms - City view
1 queen bed

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$98 totalExpedia
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Queen Rooms - Water view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Raised toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Beauty salon
  • Mini-golf

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenette

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Grill
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Mountain view

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Alarm clock


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Spa

The Palomar Inn Reviews

GoodBased on 356 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Clean room and friendly staff. (in 75 reviews)
  • Great Location & The Best Price! (in 74 reviews)
  • Pleasant short walk to the beach. (in 41 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was very small . (in 56 reviews)
  • The bed was so uncomfortably hard. (in 25 reviews)
  • Needs some mild repairs to shower. (in 24 reviews)

The Palomar Inn room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:30 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Palomar Inn compare to other 2 star hotels in Shell Beach?

    2 star hotels in Shell Beach typically cost $169/night, but The Palomar Inn is typically available for $120/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is The Palomar Inn from San Luis Obispo County?

    The drive from San Luis Obispo County to The Palomar Inn will take you about 17min depending on traffic, with a distance of 5.8 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to The Palomar Inn from San Luis Obispo County?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Palomar Inn. The nearest airport to the hotel is San Luis Obispo County.

  • Is The Palomar Inn pet-friendly?

    The Palomar Inn welcomes pets at their venue.

  • Does The Palomar Inn have a pool?

    Judging by our data, The Palomar Inn does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Palomar Inn at +1 805 773 4204.

  • What is the phone number for The Palomar Inn?

    The best contact number for The Palomar Inn is +1 805 773 4204.

  • Does The Palomar Inn have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Palomar Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Palomar Inn?

    The Palomar Inn check-out time is 12:30 PM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at The Palomar Inn?

    Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at The Palomar Inn, Shell Beach is $206, but you may find great deals as low as $88. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

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