The 12 Best Airbnbs In Pismo Beach, California

September 7, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Pismo Beach, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Pismo Beach and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Villa Risa Central Coast New Modern Spanish Home

8 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $500 per night, airbnb.com

A big open kitchen with a breakfast bar, updated appliances and a stainless steel, multi-compartment fridge, make this a cooking paradise. The gorgeous dining room table, big comfy rooms, a terrace with a heat lamp, BBQ grill and a private hot tub, on the other hand, also make this heaven on earth for a family vacation to Avila Beach, only ten minutes away from Pismo Beach.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Step onto the terrace and breathe in the fresh air while taking in the stunning mountain views. Villa Risa is a Modern Spanish, seductive, open-plan home with a statement fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and skylights, and wooden flooring. Spacious living area lends itself to wonderful conversations, relaxing retreat, or soaking in music or movies.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Superb, the best air b n b’s I have had a chance to stay in. The home is exquisite, modern and very comfortable. Thank for thinking of everything! Great memories were made on our trip thanks to our great hosts and home. Would recommend to anyone and wait to visit again!.” Ezekiel
“This place is excellent. Beautifully decorated. Great amenities.” – Paige
“This place is a luxury getaway. The design in like something from HGTV. I loved the wireless Sonos speakers throughout the home.” – Nichole
“Beautiful home in Avila Beach, perfect location with lots of comfortable space to relax in. Steve and Grace were super easy to get a hold of with any questions. Thank you for a lovely stay we can't wait to come back.” – Jennifer
“Absolutely beautiful! We use this Airbnb for me and my bridesmaids and it was absolutely beautiful and so well decorated! The hosts are very nice and welcoming and in a great location!” – Paulina

#2 SLO Modern View Home, 1 Mile from Town!

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $920 per night, airbnb.com

Located in San Luis Obispo, a short 14-minute drive from Pismo Beach, this modern gem offers convenient access to many great beaches while also being close to many urban attractions including shops, bars and restaurants. It’s a solid choice for two or three couples looking for a stylish beach pad who want luxury and comfort and who don’t mind not being right next to the water.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Now with Central Air Conditioning! This modern Obispo Beautiful Association award-winning home boasts breathtaking views yet is a very short walk or bike ride on the car-free bike path to beautiful downtown San Luis Obispo for shopping, coffee and dining at scores of incredible restaurants.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Air conditioning | Dryer | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Heating | Piano | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful home in a great location. Jason is truly a super host and was very accommodating and did everything he could to ensure we had a great stay.” – Carl
“Exceptionally well stock, beautiful home that lives comfortably. My family rented the home for a month and had a wonderful visit. Well located to downtown, restaurants and hiking.” – Steve
“Great host, very quick to respond to inquiries and questions. Lovely house in a great location in SLO. Home is exactly as pictured. Recommended!” – Kevin
“The experience at Jason and Tricia's place was a 10 out of 10! The house is exactly as shown in the pictures: spacious, modern, and super stylish. Jason and Tricia were also very quick to respond to our questions.” – Mariana
“Awesome house with great views of the hills around SLO. House was perfect place for our family to enjoy time together and explore San Luis Obispo. Kitchen is supplied with everything that you could need.” – James

#3 Parker's Place Ranch Estate with Epic Views

10 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $950 per night, airbnb.com

This big villa offers space and amenities galore for a big group of friends travelling to California’s beaches. Conveniently close to the airport and only minutes away from the San Luis Obispo Bay, you’ll enjoy everything from an indoor fireplace, big bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and bay windows, to a lush garden and a private hot tub, making this a place you won’t want to miss.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel at ease on a private ranch with lots of wildlife. Settle into this one of a kind estate located on a private ranch overlooking San Luis Obispo. Sleeps up to 10 people. Wander through and admire one of a kind antiques, unique furnishings, and original oil paintings.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Private hot tub | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Very glad I booked this property for our long weekend in San Luis Obispo. The home is in immaculate condition, has all the amenities a group of friends or family could need, a backyard that city folks can only dream of, and just felt like a home away from home.” – Richard
“This home is beautiful, the views are breathtaking and the location is ideal. All details were well thought out to make a guests stay very comfortable.” – Diana And Larry
“An excellent place with stunning views. Gracious hosts and well designed and decorated spaces. Had a small wedding dinner here and it worked out really well. Thanks!” – Tom
“The place is breathtaking. From the moment you park to walking up the front door, inside and back out the back door… you just know it’s going to be a lovely peaceful retreat.” – Jess & Jon
“Perfect peaceful getaway for a group. The house is clean and beautiful with tastefully selected local artwork and decor throughout. The grounds and views are amazing!” – Stephanie

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#4 See the Sea- Ocean View Condo

6 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Are you looking for a beach house for you and your crew at a great price and near Pismo Beach? We’ve got you covered! This is the perfect crash pad for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you like hiking, biking or hitting the surf, you’ll get to do it all as soon as you walk out the door. You won’t mind the smart TVs, full bathrooms and comfy beds when you’re not outside, so don’t miss the opportunity to book this condo now.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“DropMyPin. C om premier property. The waterside location of this airy condo is picked up with cute accents of turquoise and aquamarine throughout. Grab the condo's vehicle pass for a thrilling off-roading session on the Dunes, and end each day with a blissful soak in the hot tub.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Shared hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Had a wonderful time at this Airbnb. The beds were beyond comfortable and the house was filled with everything we needed. Great location for our road trip.” – Kayla
“The place was every clean and well decorated. I would stay there again in the future.” – Bill
“Loved this little condo! This was probably one of my favorite Airbnbs that we've stayed in. It was perfect for our little family and I hope to stay here again!” – April
“The apartment was very pretty and clean. She left us a bottle of champagne which was a pleasant surprise! The beds were very comfortable!” – Ariana
“My husband and I wanted to get away for our anniversary. The place was so cute and in walking distance of the beach. We had the best time.” – Jennifer

#5 The Downtown House With Private Parking In SLO

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $260 per night, airbnb.com

Walk to dozens of great restaurants, cafes, shops and galleries, all steps away from this centrally located home. If you don’t feel like ordering out, cook fresh finds from the farmer’s market in the full kitchen and share your best dishes with your family in this well-appointed 2-bedroom home for 6. It’s a place that will feel like a home-away-from-home, only with a much better location.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Embrace the Down Town charm of this inviting residence. This single family home features comfortable period-themed furnishings, subtle touches of color, flowing living areas, a front porch, an outdoor breakfast spot, and a lush manicured garden. “We love our home. From the wood floors to the sunlight in the morning shining on the bistro table on the front patio.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Overall we enjoyed our stay at this house. The location is great and the house is small and cozy.” – Madalyn
“If you’re visiting SLO or surrounding areas, stay here! Beautiful home near downtown SLO, so much is in walking distance. Charming vintage decor and lots of natural light make this place very homey.” – Taylor
“My family and I loved this place. Super clean & cozy and the location couldn’t be better. Whenever possible, my family and I prefer to walk instead of drive.” – Andrew
“David and Lauren were great hosts! From exact directions to local favorite spots, they were so knowledgeable. The house was absolutely adorable and charming.” – Lindsey
“Very nice comfortable home. We left a charger there and David contacted me to retrieve it which was very nice. We enjoyed our stay!” – William

#6 Upscale Guesthouse Retreat with a Lush Garden

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

This house’s blue and white kitchen provides a beach vibe that’s hard to miss, and so do other pieces of furniture and decorations that dot the different spaces. The garden can become your own private haven where you can enjoy a book, a good meal or an immersive conversation in the dead of night by the warmth of the heat lamp. Make no mistake, this secluded stay for 2 will be like heaven on earth for a couple on a romantic getaway.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Large, two-story, modern, cedar-shingled guesthouse with wonderful outdoor living space and lush garden. Cook on the gas grill in the private slate-tiled courtyard, eat in the umbrella-covered outdoor dining area, use the heat lamps on chilly evenings or relax in the private professionally landscaped backyard with a good book. When it's time, retreat indoors to the cozy living room or comfortable loft. Need more space?”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This was our favorite Airbnb out of many when factoring in everything. Our stay was private and comfortable with fast WiFi, and high quality throughout. The hosts are friendly and responsive and extremely respectful of our personal space.” – Todd
“Anyone that rents Eric and Helen’s guest house will not be disappointed. We just finished a 2 month stay and the time flew. There are so many things to do in the area but just staying home and enjoying the great weather in either their front or back patio is a pure delight.” – Lawrence
“A very comfortable and beautiful place. Eric and Helen are pleasant and easy to talk with. Also very quick to respond.” – Brian
“The cottage had everything we needed and the space was comfortable and well-stocked. The outside spaces are very pleasant and the inside is well organized and appointed.” – Tessa
“We thoroughly enjoyed discovering more of this lovely part of the world and truly appreciated being able to do so from ‘our’ cosy, ultra-private guesthouse located in a ‘real' neighbourhood.” – Johanne

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#7 Hit the Beach from The Spot in San Luis Obispo

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $690 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re planning a trip to Pismo Beach, you won’t find a better Airbnb with a better location than this one! You’ll be in the heart of it all, within a short walking distance to Pismo Beach Pier and with awesome ocean views right from the rooftop terrace. Inside, you’ll find everything you and a big group of friends will need for a long stay. All you’ll need to do is stock up on supplies from any of the nearby shops and grocers.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Walk up the spiral staircase to the rooftop patio surrounded by stunning scenery and watch the waves crashing on the Pacific Coast. This 3-level house is filled with comfortable furnishings and handmade local products. The late afternoon sunlight on the rooftop deck cannot be beaten. The local wineries and eateries are constantly growing.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“This was an amazing house only a few blocks away from the beach! The house came with beach toys for the kids to enjoy it was perfect” – Nicholas
“Lovely place in a fabulous location for the beach. Beach toys and all. Kate was very helpful and kind.” – Jennifer
“We had a great time staying at this place! It's really beautiful, clean, and spacious. We didn't realize just how many things they actually provided for us, like a cooler, wagon, beach toys, boards, air mattress, and a really well supplied kitchen.” – Giselle
“Great house! Modern, clean, and close to the beach” – Andrea
“My husband used this Airbnb to get ready with his boys. It is much bigger than the photos make it seem and absolutely spotless! The rooftop is incredible and plenty of parking too!” – Paulina

#8 Walk to Downtown San Luis Obispo from a European-Style Flat

8 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $410 per night, airbnb.com

Another big place located in San Luis Obispo, convenient to both the airport and all the nearby beaches of San Luis Obispo Bay. This modern and artsy space will take your breath away as soon as you cross the front door. High-end furnishings, tasteful décor, hardwood flooring and 3 patios with great city views are some of the reasons why you’ll book this flat over and over again.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Climb the spiral staircase to marvel at the 360-degree views of the stunning San Luis Obispo mountains from the rooftop deck. This brand new apartment has been designed with a European flavor with bold artwork, stylish furnishings, and open spaces.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“We stayed a month at this absolutely fabulous apartment in the heart of SLO… 10 minute walk to downtown and easy access to hiking trails and Terrace Hill. We didn’t want to leave. Wonderfully bright with unobstructed views over the train station to the surrounding hills.” – Susan
“Awesome location, spacious, spotless and very friendly host. Will definitely try to stay again and highly recommend.” – Shaluinn
“We felt really comfortable, like it was our own home. It is an easy walk to downtown. We enjoyed it very much.” – Trecy
“Loved all the windows & high ceilings. Enjoyed the deck areas. Mattresses very comfortable & excellent quality bedding.” – Judy
“Excellent! Great place ; nice location ; spacious; couldn’t ask for more.” – Neil

#9 Wine Country Tiny Home with a Fire Pit and Hammock

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

This picturesque and adorable little studio may sleep up to 4 guests, but is a much better choice for a romantic weeklong trip to California’s coast with your significant other. Don’t let the name fool you, as it is much bigger than it looks, and the expansive outdoor areas with a fire pit and a hammock just add to the overall appeal of a place that was already perfect, to begin with.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Skylight windows, rustic wood paneling, and elegant tiling are just some of the hints of refinement within this charming tiny home. Lie in an outdoor hammock for an afternoon nap, then gather around the gas fire pit at night to pair the stars with wine. Their place was very clean and perfectly decorated. Great for a weekend getaway”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Heating | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“Their place was very clean and perfectly decorated. Great for a weekend getaway” – Louie
“A super cozy tiny house that's spacious inside and did not feel small. It's what a hotel room should do. The outside is where you wanted to hang out and eat and inside was to be cozy when it cooled.down at night” – Weston
“We had a wonderful week full of peace and quiet at Betsy and Joe's. We were instantly struck by how beautiful and serene the property was with many outdoor places for us to spend time.” – Chloe
“Betsy & Joe’s tiny home was wonderful!!! It was far enough away from the hustle and bustle of town so you could enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature but close enough that you could be shopping, at a restaurant, or at the beach in 15-20 min.” – Kristin
“Betsy and Joe's tiny home was lovely – exactly as pictured. The location was excellent — away from town enough that you can hear the coyotes at night, but just a quick drive into town or up to SLO.” – Rachel

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#10 Soak Up the Coastal Tranquility in Grover Beach

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $260 per night, airbnb.com

A bright and airy abode perfectly suited for a small family or even a group of friends on summer break wanting to hit the California surf. Take a short drive to Pismo Beach or head to the nearer Grover beach; either way, you’ll have a blast. Whenever you’re not in the water, you can enjoy a hot bath, a home-cooked meal and a nice rest.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take a relaxing soak in the hexagonal-tiled marble bathroom at this soothing, chic retreat near the shore. Cool grays, ocean-inspired blue artwork, and wood accents contrast with industrial-style stools and chairs for an eclectic look.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This place was wonderful to stay. Macy was a great host and very easy to communicate with. I would gladly recommend this property and I hope to come back.” – John
“The house was spotless, comfortable And had everything we needed to to feel at home. Easy in and out, very walkable, great location. We hosted a fun dinner party for ten guests using the well appointed kitchen, BBQ and spacious back patio.” – Debbie
“Spacious and comfortable home! It was a nice stay and despite a few issues with amenities and their serivce-person, Macy was extremely accommodating.” – Gianella
“This house was so quaint and wonderful. My husband, son and I had such a peaceful visit. It’s easily accessible to a grocery store and the freeway is nearby for daytime activities.” – Kaitlyn
“Macy's home was perfect — everything was very clean and made us feel very safe during this time. Super spacious and a nice open layout, all the amenities you could need (no A/C was no problem at all), and a great back patio as well.” – Will

#11 Contemporary Boutique Farmhouse with Backyard

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $390 per night, airbnb.com

Families who want to create great long-lasting memories with their kids will definitely want to consider this Airbnb. It’s able to accommodate up to 6 guests at a reasonable price and besides a great location next to many awesome beaches, you’ll also enjoy amenities like a full kitchen, a backyard and a nice pergola with an outdoor dining table.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Indulge in the stylish design of this inviting home. The residence features a monochromatic interior, wood accents, chic furnishings and decor, a tranquil garden, and an outdoor BBQ dining space.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“This home is beautifully decorated and extremely well kept. Both bedrooms have comfortable mattresses. Location is about 1.” – Rebecca
“We loved Pauline’s place – this is an ideal base for spending time at Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Avila, and SLO! The cottage is super-cute, nicely furnished with quality bedding, top-notch kitchen appliances and a variety of games for young and old alike.” – Richard
“We had a wonderful time at Pauline's place. The apt was very clean, cutely decorated, and we had a great time grilling in the spacious backyard. Both the kitchen and bathroom were very well-stocked and had everything we needed.” – Christine
“A lovely and well-appointed home in a sweet neighborhood. The beds are comfy (nice linens, too), the bathroom is great, and the kitchen has great appliances and everything you need. The yard is SHARED and there is another small rental behind this one, in case that matters to you.” – Cari
“Excellent location for a week in SLO. The back yard is a big plus. Pauline was an excellent host.” – Paul

#12 Boutique Bungalow San Luis Obispo

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $330 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a peaceful yet stylish place to rest, this Airbnb is the one to choose. A quiet neighbourhood and a gorgeous bungalow will be the backdrop to a perfect stay in Pismo Beach and its surroundings. With many nearby beaches, hiking and biking trails, this is the type of place outdoor enthusiasts want for an extended weekend or for a long vacation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Go green in this immaculately maintained mid-century modern boutique bungalow. The solar electric power throughout includes a 50A electric car charger for guest use, while the yard features a low-water, Japanese bamboo and zen-influenced design. We maintain a low allergen environment.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“One of the best Airbnb experiences I have had. Ian and Leah are gracious and helpful hosts and SLO is a beautiful place. I'd give them extra credit stars if the rating system would allow me.” – Nicole
“Great location near Cal Poly. Very comfortable and well equipped. Highly recommend.” – David
“Ian and Leah were very friendly hosts and provided us with a lot of suggestions for things to do nearby. Their place was very well equipped with everything including beach towels and baskets. We enjoyed dinners both indoor and outdoor in the backyard.” – Cc
“Stayed here for a weekend and it was everything we were hoping for. Place was very clean which was of high importance to us cause of the times we are in. Great location too for those who want to explore SLO and the beautiful wineries nearby.” – Frida
“Great weekend in SLO – lovely relaxing house – cool despite the hot weather outside – very relaxing and just what we wanted – recommended.” – Fergus

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