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Shell Beach

Shell Beach is part of San Luis Obispo, a wonderful city that's home to 45,000 people.

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If you're traveling to Shell Beach from the city center, it sits 9 miles to the south. Alternatively, it's 6 miles south of San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.

Don't miss Swinging Bridge and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. These two sites are in the vicinity! If you have plenty of time, try Pismo State Beach and Pismo Beach Prime Outlets. Another thought is to head to a local community, such as Pismo Beach or Avila Beach.

The San Luis Obispo city center contains a range of interesting things to do. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is one option that you don't want to miss.

A bit worn out after running around all day? Take some time to unwind at Yang Sheng Foot Spa, Zada Salon & Spa, Sans Liege Wines and Tastes of the Valleys Wine Bar & Shop.

In need of a game of golf? You'll have to make some solid drives and tricky putts to get under par at Pismo Beach Golf Course and Avila Beach Golf Resort.

Encounter a diverse variety of native animals and plants at Monarch Butterfly Grove and Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve.

Browse the numerous shops and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe at Pismo Beach Surf Shop, Pismo Beach Dive Shop and Desire Sweet Shoppe.

Learn lessons from the past at one or two of the nearby time-weathered sites, including Pismo Beach Pier and Price Anniversary House.

Accommodation in Shell Beach

You can find 42 different Shell Beach hotels by browsing Expedia's up-to-date Shell Beach hotels guide.

Often recommended examples of the more upmarket lodgings in or near Shell Beach are the Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa, 2727 Shell Beach Rd, and the Avila La Fonda Hotel, 101 San Miguel St. If those don't quite match your taste and budget, the Blue Seal Inn and the Edgewater Inn And Suites are two cheaper places that may hit the right note for you.


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The Palomar Inn £56
The Palomar Inn

The Palomar Inn

1601 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach
     
    3.4
    of 5, from 276 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Shell Beach, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Margo Dodd Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Avila Hot Springs and Pismo Beach Pier. North Beach Campground and Price Anniversary House are also within 3 miles (5 km).

    SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel £101
    SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

    SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

    2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach
       
      4.3
      of 5, from 2,163 reviews
      3.5 out of 5.0

      Nestled on the beach, this Pismo Beach hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Pismo Beach Pier, Monarch Butterfly Grove and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and California Polytechnic State University are also within 16 mi (25 km).

      Madonna Inn £143
      Madonna Inn

      Madonna Inn

      100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo
         
        4.2
        of 5, from 1,270 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0

        Situated in San Luis Obispo, this spa hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Cerro San Luis Obispo and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. San Luis Obispo Children's Museum and Bubblegum Alley are also within 2 miles (3 km).

        La Cuesta Inn £94
        La Cuesta Inn

        La Cuesta Inn

        2074 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo
           
          4.1
          of 5, from 803 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0

          Situated in San Luis Obispo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fremont Theater and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Performing Arts Center and Dallidet Adobe and Gardens are also within 1 mile (2 km).

          Cottage Inn By The Sea £94
          Cottage Inn By The Sea

          Cottage Inn By The Sea

          2351 Price St, Pismo Beach
             
            4.3
            of 5, from 1,742 reviews
            3.0 out of 5.0

            Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Margo Dodd Park. North Beach Campground and Price Anniversary House are also within 2 miles (3 km).

            Oxford Suites Pismo Beach £76
            Oxford Suites Pismo Beach

            Oxford Suites Pismo Beach

            651 Five Cities Dr, Pismo Beach
               
              4.3
              of 5, from 2,969 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0

              Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Price Anniversary House, Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area and Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve. Pismo Beach Golf Course and Pismo State Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

              Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria £63
              Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria

              Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Santa Maria

              2100 N Broadway, Santa Maria
                 
                4.0
                of 5, from 1,574 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Situated in Santa Maria, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Boomers! Santa Maria and Santa Maria Civic Theatre. Natural History Museum and Santa Maria Valley Historical Society are also within 3 miles (5 km).

                Shore Cliff Hotel £106
                Shore Cliff Hotel

                Shore Cliff Hotel

                2555 Price Street, Pismo Beach
                   
                  4.3
                  of 5, from 1,328 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in the heart of Pismo Beach, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Margo Dodd Park and Pismo Beach Pier. North Beach Campground and Pismo Beach Prime Outlets are also within 2 miles (3 km).

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