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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
chiefsimak Leesburg, Virginia
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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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Sugar Land, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Leesburg, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Seal Cove Inn is a charming little place just north of Half Moon Bay. We have used it on several trips to California as a convenient place to make day trips into San Francisco and to have an easy trip to flights from SFO. Rooms are spacious, luxuriously appointed, and offer views of a nice manicured garden and the... More 

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

Hello Chiefsimak, We couldn’t agree with you more; our location is ideal for a relaxing getaway or a resting spot on your way to the airport. We love knowing that our room size, décor and view have all impressed; thank you for appreciating it all. We hope to welcome you back again for another fabulous visit soon. More 

Rockville, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Annette was very hospitable, the breakfast was good. There is even a short nature walk behind the Inn that leads to a cliffside viewing of the rocky Pacific where there were many sea lions laying around and a pod of either dolphins or small whales swimming close to the rocks and sea lions. There are bikes available if you want... More 

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

Hello Charloette W, Thank you for the fantastic 5 star rating; you’ve made our day! We’re thrilled to hear that our delicious breakfast, picturesque views & quiet surroundings all added to your visit. Your praise for Annette is sure to generate a large smile when we pass your compliment along to her, thank you. From trails to marine life, there’s... More 

Oakley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

If you are looking for that special place to get away for a night or two away from the big city (San Francisco just 45 minutes north), and expense is no problem, then the Seal Cove Inn is perfect for you. Honeymooners, anniversary celebrants or singles needing some soothing from pressure laden lives will feel renewed and refreshed following an... More 

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ManagerDM, Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Seal Cove Inn. We appreciate your beautifully written comments and are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please come visit us again soon, what other occasion do you need than to feel like royalty for a few days. More 

Ripon, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I had to cancel my first attempt to stay here at the last minute. The staff could not have been more accommodating - applying my funds to a future visit. Beautiful, comfortable rooms with every amenity. Great location for hiking, dining, and the beach. I can't say enough about the attentive service and the fresh, innovative food. The evening wine... More 

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ManagerDM, Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about Seal Cove Inn. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and were able to reschedule your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to the beach. Regards, Seal Cove Inn More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had to cancel our visit. (It would have been our second trip here.) The cancellation policy on our reservation says we MUST get a cancellation number from the inn keeper or the cancellation is not valid. When I asked the innkeeper over the phone for one, he argued with me that it was unnecessary. I read him the document... More 

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ManagerDM, Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you had this experience with Seal Cove Inn. We did in fact send you the cancellation number by email, so please let us know if you did not receive it or if you have any additional questions.We pride ourselves on our personal service and are sad to hear that your experience wasn't up to our... More 

Northern California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Have stayed here a number of times over the past 10 years. Everything is beautiful and serene without being overdone -- grounds, public areas, rooms. Great owner and staff, good wine at wine hour, wonderful breakfast. A great place to relax, read, unwind.

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ManagerDM, Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Seal Cove Inn time and again. We appreciate your kind words and are happy to hear that you find Seal Cove serene and relaxing and enjoyed our wine hour and gourmet breakfast. Thank you for your review, we can’t wait to welcome you again very soon. Regards, Seal Cove Inn More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Beautiful, classy Inn. Friendly, attentive staff. Quiet, serene surroundings. Delicious espresso and even better breakfast. Bed was very comfortable and the gas fireplace was nice and warm. Can't wait to get away here again!

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ManagerDM, Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Dear Brandy, Thank you for taking the time to review Seal Cove Inn. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us last October. We are glad you found the Inn to be relaxing, quiet & serene and you appreciated our newly installed gas fireplaces. Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you again... More 

San Diego, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

From the moment you arrive, you feel like you belong there. It's a delightful cottage with great staff that welcome every, guest and the owners make everyone feel at home. The rooms are sunny, and spacious and with comfortable beds. Breakfast is included and Delicias. Seal Cove Inn is the place to stay on your next trip to the Half... More 

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Seal_Cove_Inn, Owner at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jeanie, It was wonderful to see you and Mike - thank you so much for your kind feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our little inn and we made you feel at home. We look forward to seeing you again soon! -Seal Cove Inn More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at this adorable inn this past weekend. From the first moment we walked, we felt welcomed by the friendly staff. We were shown to our beautiful suite where we were able to enjoy the quiet environment with the beautiful view from our balcony...ultimate relaxation. Being from the Silicon Valley, that is very hard to come... More 

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Seal_Cove_Inn, Owner at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, Heather. We strive to provide "ultimate relaxation" for all of our guests and we are thrilled to hear we accomplished our goal for you and your boyfriend. Please come back and see us again soon! -Seal Cove Inn More 

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