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Seal Cove Inn

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221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
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San Francisco
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227 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a wonderful inn offering anything you might expect in a quality B & B. It also has a great location, near the coast, quiet neighborhood, variety of fine restaurants within 15 minutes drive. The staff are welcoming and helpful. Note: this is a very expensive lodging! There are many fine establishments in the neighborhood for much less. We... More 

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Thank OmarKhayyam
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello OmarKhayyam, We’re delighted to hear that you’ve found our inn wonderful and our location tranquil. Welcoming traditional bed and breakfast goers to our boutique hotel provides us with the opportunity to wow a new set of eyes, and we appreciate the opportunity. We couldn’t agree with you more, the many amenities surrounding our inn are the ideal addition to... More 

Spring, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at Seal Cove Inn as part of an excursion to the Bay Area and a Sonoma wine event. We were totally happy that we went out of our way to stay at Seal Cove Inn and experience the scenery and wildlife available just out their back door. The food, accommodations and relaxed lifestyle... More 

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Thank steveanderson22
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Steveanderson22, Providing coastal tranquility is our specialty, and your appreciation has us smiling from ear to ear, thank you. Being welcomed by the beauty and wildlife in our area each day is one of our favorite qualities, and we truly enjoy sharing that with our guests. Thank you for your praise for our food, accommodations and relaxing atmosphere; we’re... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This chateau-like inn has a great location with hiking trails offering an easy walk to the sea and well established, landscaped garden but the customer pleasing focus was less than optimal from the the rather sterile, monochromatic beige palette of interior colors, to the fresh but uninspired breakfasts that never deviated from day to day, to the lack of separate... More 

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Thank BAKSPIN
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

By BAKSPIN, Sharing our tranquil and stunning location with our guests is truly an amazing experience every time. We’re delighted to know that the area’s coastal beauty and our English garden enhanced your visit. We’re sorry to hear our calming décor and fresh breakfasts were not to your liking. Offering exemplary service is one of our highest priorities; we strive... More 

Baveno, Italy
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95 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for two nights while doing a business trip in Half Moon Bay. The welcome and service at the inn were outstanding. The inn itself is lovely with a pretty little garden in the back and close to a trail where you can see the seals laying on the beach in a cove nearby. We had room 6 which... More 

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Thank CarolB353
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello CarolB353, We’re truly grateful for the opportunity we had to welcome you to Half Moon Bay and to our inn. It’s wonderful to hear that our dedicated team made you feel at home and well cared for. It sounds like you enjoyed our tranquility and the natural beauty our location provides. Thank you for your praise of our room... More 

San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Seal Cove Inn which exceeded our expectations! We opted for the more spacious room (#5) with a jacuzzi (although the whirlpool nobs didn't work) and private balcony overlooking the garden. Even though it was a lot pricier, we absolutely loved it! Cozy fireplace, soft sheets, comfy bed, and extra little details like a... More 

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Thank Mandarin327
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Mandarin327, You certainly know how to generate some big smiles around here, thank you! We’re delighted to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations, and that our in-room fireplace, comfortable bed and linens, room amenities, cleanliness and modern décor all enhanced your visit. Our complimentary wine is our way of extending our sincere welcome and we’re happy you appreciated... More 

Pollock Pines
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

So, I haven't been there since last May, but since I can't write a review for that far back, I'm writing my love letter now. We used to visit once or twice a year before we had our second little one. It is a lovely place, very well taken care of as are the guests. The breakfasts are gourmet, the... More 

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Thank Nese G
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Nese G, Your kind letter has truly made our day, thank you! You’ve discovered our secret; each and every guest is an honored guest! Gourmet breakfast, fresh cookies, comfortable and romantic rooms: these are just a few of the ways we strive to make you feel welcomed and at home while visiting our coastal getaway. We greatly look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I stayed here for three nights and found the entire experience 5 stars. I received a call the day before check in to see if I needed anything special before arriving including helping with any dinner reservations. Upon arriving the grounds and inside were immaculately clean and modern. I was greeted immediately and checked in with no hassle. The room... More 

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Thank KB B
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello KB B, You’re high praise and 5 star review has made our day, thank you! Providing our guests with exceptional service is our specialty and we’re delighted to know it so fully impressed you. Thank you for appreciating our cleanliness, ease of arrival and check in and tranquil atmosphere. We couldn’t agree with you more; our location is one... More 

mexico
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay near Half Moon bay or in the area. The Inn is in a perfect location, next to the Fitzgerald reserve, which gives the opportunity for a great walk and beautiful coastal views. The place is very cozy with some higher standard. Lovely rooms. There is complementary good coffee and good wine that... More 

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Thank GDAMexico
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello GDAMexico, Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to welcome you; we’re thrilled to have so fully impressed you. We’re delighted to know our ideal location next to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and easy access to many area trails and restaurants was exactly what you were looking for. Your praise for our high standards and dedicated team has generated... More 

Cape Cod, MA
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130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

In a quiet location, a short walk to the ocean, the Seal Cove Inn is a delightful place to stay. The building itself and the gardens are lovely and well maintained. Our first floor room was spacious, well appointed, clean and comfortable. The gas fireplace kept us toasty on a chilly night. They apparently hadn't turned on the main heat... More 

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Thank JGSK
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello JGSK, We’re delighted to hear that you found your stay with us to be tranquil and relaxing. Our close proximity to the ocean and area trails are some of our favorite qualities, and we love knowing you appreciated it as much as we do. Thank you for your compliments regarding our inn, gardens, cleanliness, in-room fireplaces, amenities and comfortable... More 

Oregon, Usa
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We stayed one night before heading to Napa. Checked in just after wine time, but they were so kind to send a couple of glasses to our room. You are about 3 minute walk to Moss Beach Distillery, which is so perfect to watch the sunset by the fire with a blanket. The Inn is beautiful, the rooms are large,... More 

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Thank nantucketack
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Nantucketack, 5 star reviews have a great way of generating big smiles around here, thank you! A glass of wine is always a fabulous way to begin a stay on the coast; we were happy to bring the wine to you. You’ve discovered a local and guest favorite, Moss Beach Distillery. In addition to their tasty drinks, their sunset... More 

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