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The Palomar Inn

1601 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449

+1 805 773 4204

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based on 459 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. There are a variety of facilities available to those staying at The Palomar Inn Shell Beach, including a 24-hour reception, a BBQ/picnic area and laundry facilities. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to provide local information. 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. Ah Louis Store, California Polytechnic State University and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport are around a 20-minute car trip from The Palomar Inn. Bishop Peak, San Luis Obispo Light and Cerro San Luis Obispo are only a short drive from the motel.

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Motel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • 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


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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


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

Accessibility and suitability

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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenette

Media and entertainment

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


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


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Alarm clock


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Restaurant

Places of interest near The Palomar Inn

Attractions in Shell Beach, California curated by momondo

The Palomar Inn location: 1601 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449

Restaurants and Cafés

Spyglass Inn Restaurant0.9 mi

The Palomar Inn Reviews

GoodBased on 459 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Quaint, comfy room, beautiful location." (in 57 reviews)
  • Room small but perfectly comfortable. (in 56 reviews)
  • The beds were very comfortable. (in 31 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was dirty. (in 39 reviews)
  • The paint was peeling by the shower. (in 19 reviews)
  • the tv didn't work well. (in 14 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 2 star hotels in Shell Beach typically cost $158/night, but The Palomar Inn is typically available for $90/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Palomar Inn welcomes pets at their venue.

  • The Palomar Inn does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Palomar Inn at +1 805 773 4204.

  • 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.

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

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