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Seal Cove Inn

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221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to stay in Half Moon Bay area for our last night of our trip Needed to be within 30 minutes of SFO. WOW was this a great find. 10 rooms in a beautiful Manor house away from crowds. Great gardens and as a bonus next to a preserve where you see harbor seals. Saw... More 

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

Hello Mark B, Beautiful and relaxing are two of the words we love hearing ourselves described as! We’re thrilled that you found our small piece of coastal paradise. We couldn’t agree with you more; our location is perfect. With San Francisco just a short drive away and the ocean and the marine reserve as our neighbors we couldn’t ask for... More 

Modesto
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115 reviews 115 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I needed to get away, to relax and get some peace and quiet! We couldn't have picked any place better than Seal Cove Inn! It is a beautiful Inn, inside and out, with a friendly, welcoming staff. Kevin showed us around the Inn, and I marveled at all the windows, open to the gardens, nice furnishings and... More 

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

Hello Birdie57, You certainly know how to make an inn feel appreciated, thank you! You’re right; we truly love our inn and our picturesque location. Knowing that our attention to detail, cleanliness, breakfast options, décor and tranquility all enhanced your getaway has put large smiles on our faces. Sharing your compliments with Kevin and the rest of our team will... More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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 April 12, 2015

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
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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 April 6, 2015

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 April 2, 2015

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 

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