Retro tropical style by the ocean with bonus amenities.
This sprawling vacation motel complex is just outside of downtown Pismo Beach on an oceanfront drive. Its tiki touches exemplify Southern California's love affair with Mid-Century Modern architecture. All of the spic-and-span rooms have been recently renovated and have king-sized beds. Some also have ocean views, gas fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. There is wireless Internet access throughout the property, which has conference facilities. Also on the grounds is the Pismo Beach Athletic Club, to which guests receive a complimentary pass. In addition to an indoor swimming pool, steam room, and sauna, the well-equipped athletic club also has tennis and racquetball courts and massage services available. For those who prefer to exercise outdoors, there's a stairway leading down from the motel to the beach. The family-style seafood restaurant Steamers of Pismo, with its panoramic ocean views, is also on site. In the end, it's a sold-gold value for an oceanfront motel.