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Above Sea Lion Art Gallery, Homer, AK 99603
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Sea Lion Cove
Ranked #23 of 45 Homer B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about our stay here. The location is great, right on the spit and next door to great restaurants and near where all the excursions depart. The room was comfortable and clean. The views were breathtaking. I'd recommend Sea Lion Cove to anyone and will stay here again if we are lucky enough to return... More

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Long Prairie, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for three nights in late July. Booking was easy via email/phone and the owners were very timely in email communications. The view is fantastic, I can't imagine there's any better on the Homer Spit. The unit is not laid out the best for watching TV/hanging out, but that's not the point of being in... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Sea Lion Cove. The view of the bay was really spectacular. The room itself was modest, but clean and quiet, even though it was on a very busy section of the Homer Spit. It was fine unless you planned to spend a lot of time in the room, which we didn't. The room is... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I am a retired resort executive of over 25 years. Because my career experience has been only in four and five star resorts, my tastes for little "mom and pop" type hotels is not very seasoned. The Sea Lion Cover was a Great Surprise to our recent trip to Alaska. The personal attention we received from the Owner before, during... More

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atlanta, ga
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Seal Lion Cove has 2 small units above a lovely art gallery. It sits right on the beach on the Homer Spit. The apartment has a bedroom, a small kitchenette and bathroom. There is a futon that can be opened up for an additional sleeping bed but it makes the room very cramped. All in all it's a good value... More

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We stayed at the Sea Lion for 3 nights beginning Sept. 8, 2012. This was our second time staying here in the south unit. The owner, Gary and other people working in the store are very pleasant and always helpful. The view is one of the best on the spit. There are binoculars in the room for whale, sea otter,... More

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Kingman, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

location was great..the owners were friendly..the view was amazing...it had the beginnings of a wonderful place until we used the bathroom. Over the course of fourteen days in Alaska we stayed in hotels, motels,cabins and b&b's. This was the only place that we had an issue with. I honestly don't think that the toilet lid and the part where it... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Highly recommend staying here if you can. The view is amazing and the location puts you right by all the restaurants and fishing outfits on the spit. Gary Lyon is hilarious and will give you advice on who to book a fishing trip with and where to spot a ton of moose in Homer. The price was very reasonable and... More

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Driftwood, Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

I have visited Homer, Alaska three times. Never stayed on the spit. This time I wanted to be right where the action was so we booked three nights in The Sea Lion Cove. It's above a Gallery and by the way, you never hear anyone in the Gallery and it's always closed when you would want to be sleeping. It... More

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Fairfax, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

We came to Alaska during the "shoulder" season, and got very good value on accommodations. This place was no exception. It is located on Homer Split, with a killer view that you would normally have to pay a lot more money for. The owner Gary Lyon was very pleasant and friendly, and gave us a lot of useful tips and... More

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Address: Above Sea Lion Art Gallery, Homer, AK 99603
Location: United States > Alaska > Homer

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