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Seal Cove Inn

Certificate of Excellence
221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
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Ranked #1 of 1 Moss Beach B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a lovely spot with added touches from 'happy hour' to the knowledge staff on hand to direct you to the area's restaurants. Perfect stay for couples - balconies with nice views of hte gardens and common area for winding down.

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

Hello JoJo123H, Views, happy hour, and tranquility; we couldn’t have described a perfect getaway any better! We’re thrilled you loved your stay with us, and that our great staff was able to offer suggestions to make it even better! Our gardens are one of our favorite features; your appreciation has us smiling, thank you. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Los Gatos, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend escape at the Seal Cove Inn. I have visited before, and this place never disappoints. The rooms just keep getting better and better with new fireplaces and other improvements. The new "breakfast in bed" option is lovely, delicious, and presented so beautifully, you hate to eat it. Cookies on arrival, a self serve espresso machine,... More 

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

Hello Karen, Welcoming back familiar faces is one of our favorite parts of our job; we're thrilled to have seen you again! We're very proud of our improvements, and your appreciation has made our day! When enjoying some coastal tranquility we think starting the day with a delicious breakfast enjoyed at your pace is the perfect start to a day;... More 

Boston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful inn in a terrific, walkable location to get to trails, the beach, the marine park, nice neighborhood. Fabulous breakfasts. We were in a first floor room at the end of the building. Nice and quiet and we could sit outside in the morning with our coffee and listen to the quail. Even a couple of bunnies showed up. Our... More 

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

Hello Canuckinma, It sounds like you truly enjoyed many of our amenities; we love knowing when our guests love their stay with us! We fully agree- our location so close to many area gems and stunning views is one of our favorite qualities. A delicious breakfast while enjoying the wildlife and picturesque nature of Half Moon Bay sounds like relaxation... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this adorable bed and breakfast. The location is amazing by Half Moon Bay, the rooms are immaculately cleaned, and the breakfast is fantastic. The chef is clearly inspired and the staff is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. My husband and I will be repeat customers. We hope to make it there every year! Highest of recommendations.

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

Hello Lindsay W, Being described as ‘enchanting’ has us walking around with big smiles on our faces, thank you! We’re thrilled that you and your husband loved your stay with us, and that our cleanliness, stunning location and delicious breakfast all added to your trip. We’ll happily pass your praise of our staff along to everyone here; it will make... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for nature at its finest, service with a smile, beautiful rooms with all the amenities, then the Seal Cove Inn should be on your list of places to stay in the Moss Beach Area. My husband and I stayed four days and wished we'd stayed longer. We will remedy that our next trip.

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

Hello Pshipp10, We couldn’t have said it better, and you’ve certainly made us smile (again)! We love knowing we succeeded in providing you with a wonderful getaway complete with stunning views, comfy rooms, amenities and many smiles! We can’t wait to welcome you back for your remedy; our bit of paradise will be waiting. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I needed to stay in a quiet place the night before a family funeral in San Francisco. Maya welcomed us with just the right attention, and provided us with privacy amidst the simple luxury of the room and the peaceful surroundings. Thank you for helping us out with the phone cord, the beautiful card, and the breakfast... More 

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

Hello Hanne J, We’d like to offer you our sincere condolences, and we’re happy to have been able to help make this time more comfortable for you. We’ll be sure to pass your appreciation along to Maya; we know she’ll be delighted to hear your praise. We greatly look forward to welcoming both you and your husband back for a... More 

San Francisco, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Seal Cove Inn on the occasion of a friend's wedding locally. a pleasant surprise, and a beautiful location, perfect for a quiet weekend together, comfortable, clean, friendly its the ideal location to stop off for a while and recharge your batteries in a peaceful location by the ocean.

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

Hello LarryCable, We love being described as a ‘pleasant surprise,’ thank you! Everyone needs some tranquil time to recharge and reconnect from time to time; we’re thrilled to have provided you with a clean, comfy and relaxing getaway to do just that. We couldn’t agree with you more; Half Moon Bay and our bluff overlooking the ocean is picture perfect!... More 

Woodbine, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Inn is a great gem tucked away near Half Moon Bay and a short 25 minute drive to SFO – but feels like you’re hours way from the hustle and bustle. Very relaxing, beautiful rooms – loved the new fireplace - easy access to paths to walk along the bluffs, and just a wonderful staff. I will definitely be... More 

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

Hello LindaMxx15, You’re making us blush – we love it! We love the convenience of being close to San Francisco, but without the hustle and bustle of the city; it really is the best of both worlds! It’s wonderful to hear that you appreciate our location as much as we do. Your praise of our amazing team will generate many... More 

Parkville, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply put, this is a top-tier B&B, in every aspect. The room was very well furnished and relaxing, the bed was comfortable and the well-maintained garden made for a perfect first outside view of the morning. Breakfast was very tasty, and the portions were just right. We walked a path crowned with copper-colored trees to the cliffside overlook and were... More 

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

Hello John H, Your 5 star review and high praise has us walking around with an added bounce in our step, thank you! We’re thrilled to hear that you fully enjoyed our breakfast, décor, location, garden and comfy rooms. We strive to always provide service to impress, and knowing we succeeded for you is a great reward. We’re not sure... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Just canceled my reservations for what I hoped to be a great vacation here. Kevin the front desk manager, may or may not well represent what is otherwise a great place, but the way I was treated by him, I'm not willing to gamble the happiness of my family vacation on a place that would hire such a rude and... More 

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

Hello Jennysgriffin, We’re very sorry to hear that you won’t be visiting us and that you’re unhappy with your recent interaction with us. Yes, our room rates are based on double occupancy, and the fire marshal determines maximum room occupancy. We’re sorry that this proved to be a hindrance for your vacation plans, but the safety of all our guests... More 

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