Bird's eye view of rock by the sea with wooden walkway near SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach

Dog Friendly Hotel Rooms

Visiting Pismo Beach with your dog has never been easier and more fun than at the SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel®.

With our dog friendly rooms, 5-acre lawn, and direct beach access, we’re among the best dog friendly hotels in Pismo Beach. Contact the hotel for more information, dog friendly rooms are limited.


Woman sitting on the beach with her dog posing for a photo near SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access 
  • Complimentary Continental breakfast 
  • 42” Flat-panel HDTV with your own DirecTV® receiver
Bed with TV and balcony entrance in Signature Deluxe King at SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach
  • iPod docking station
  • Plush dog bed
  • SeaCrest food and water bowls (yours to keep)
  • Plush-top mattress
  • Refrigerator
4 cupcakes served on a white plate with a cup of coffee at SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach
  • Microwave
  • Keurig® coffee maker with gourmet coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
Poodle sitting on a chair & relaxing at SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach
  • Free local calls
  • Oversized showerhead
  • Spa-inspired bath & body products
  • Individually controlled heating and cooling
Two people sitting on a rock with a dog nearby near SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach

An additional pet cleaning fee of $100 (+Tax) per stay is assessed at check-in for Dog-Friendly Rooms. Before you arrive, please see our Dog Friendly Waiver for our policies and guidelines. 

Dog-friendly rooms are limited. Please refrain from bringing your exotic pets, cats, birds, farm animals, etc. Guests introducing dogs into a non-dog-friendly room or suite will be charged a minimum of $200 (+Tax) cleaning fee plus damages, which includes but is not limited to lost revenue. 

Where to Take Your Pups


  • PISMO STATE BEACH: Leashed dogs are allowed on Pismo State Beach all day, every day. However, dogs are not permitted on Pismo Pier.
  • OLD PORT BEACH: Leashed dogs are allowed on Old Port Beach next to the Harford Pier in Avila all day, every day.
  • AVILA: Leashed dogs are allowed on Avila Beach before 10 am & after 5 pm. No dogs are allowed on Avila Beach from 10 am to 5 pm.

Off-Leash Dog parks

  • LM STREET DOG PARK: Open 8 am to dusk, seven days a week. 1221 Ash Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. Directions: From 101 freeways, exit at N. Halcyon Rd, #1878. Turn right on Grand Avenue and turn left at Elm Street. The Leash-Free area is located at the South end of Elm Park.
  • LAGUNA LAKE DOG PARK: Partially fenced dog park in San Luis Obispo off of Madonna Rd. and Dalidio. Open Dawn to Dusk. 504 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. Directions: Head North on US101 for approximately 9.5 miles, take exit 201 onto Madonna Road and make a sharp left turn onto Madonna Rd, take Madonna Rd. for approx. 1/2 of a mile and turn right onto Dalidio.

Outdoor Dining

  • BRANCH STREET DELI: 203 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande
  • GARLAND'S HAMBURGERS: 701 West Grand Avenue, Grover Beach
  • GIUSEPPE'S EXPRESS: 800 Price Street, Pismo Beach
  • HOAGIES SANDWICHES & GRILL: 580 Cypress Street #M5, Pismo Beach
  • HONEYMOON CAFE: 999 Price Street, Pismo Beach
  • MO'S SMOKEHOUSE BBQ: 221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • NOVO RESTAURANT: 726 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
  • SEASIDE CAFE & BAKERY: 1327 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach WOOLY'S: 175 Pomeroy Avenue, Pismo Beach
  • ZORRO'S CAFE & CANTINA: 927 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach
  • THE BOARDROOM: 160 Hinds Ave #101, Pismo Beach

Local Hikes and Trails

  • BOB JONES TRAIL: Location: Avila Beach, Length: 1-4 miles, Difficulty: Easy
  • SHELL/AVILA RIDGE TRAIL: Location: The ridge between Avila and Shell Beach, Length: 3.2 miles, Difficulty: Moderate
  • IRISH HILLS NATURAL RESERVE: Location: San Luis Obispo off Los Osos Valley Road, Length: 2-5 miles, Difficulty: Moderate to difficult
  • BISHOPS PEAK: Location: San Luis Obipso, Length: 3.9 miles, Difficulty: Moderate to difficult

Veterinary & Emergency Care

  • PISMO BEACH VETERINARY CLINIC: Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am-5:30 pm
  • CENTRAL COAST PET EMERGENCY HOSPITAL: Hours: General Practice/Appointment Monday-Thursday 8 am-5 pm, Urgent Care/ER 24 hours

Deals for Dog Owners

  • FREE DAY OF DOGGIE DAYCARE: THOUSAND HILLS PET RESORT: 173 Buckley Road, San Luis Obispo. (805) 596-0112 Open Weekdays 7:30 am-6 pm, Weekends 8 am-5 pm. Your pup will enjoy the spacious play yards with fun structures and even a pool! The first day of Doggie Daycare is free. Must complete an online application and have up-to-date vaccination records.