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Sea Lion Cove

Above Sea Lion Art Gallery, Homer, AK 99603
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Sea Lion Cove
Ranked #26 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 4 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
1 review
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
17 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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Somewhere in the Midwest
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

Unfortunately we only had one night here. There were 4 of us staying in the smaller of the 2 units and it worked fine. A little tight, but not a big deal. Room was very clean and the futon was even already made up for the other 2. It has a small refrigerator, microwave and coffer maker (w/ coffee, cream... More

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madison, wi
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2009

Stayed at the North and South rooms above the Sea Lion Gallery in Homer in late June 2009. The view is really amazing. The deck/balcony off the rooms juts out further than other buildings so you get some privacy. Didn't notice any noise at night. The gallery is directly next to Captain Pattie's which had the best baked halibut I've... More

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

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