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Kaleidoscope Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
BJLee399 Lakewood, California
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lakewood, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

My husband and I had stayed several times at the inn before we were married. I always loved the rooms and the gardens were so beautiful. It just seemed like a perfect place to get married. At the last minute we decided to have a formal wedding. I had checked prices at wineries and they seemed over priced to me... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The house and grounds have great character - a beautiful place for a wedding. My wife and I love the carriage room. The cottage room was much smaller, smelled mildewy, and didn't appeal to us - with stone walls and a very low ceiling. Some of the bedrooms require going down the hall to their designated bathrooms. The breakfast was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We stayed just for one night on a drive from SF - LA. After a small hiccup with our booking (we booked via a third party rather than directly with Kaleidoscope) that was readily cleared by Kevin's superb communication, my partner and I had a lovely stay in this gorgeous old Victorian style home. We were welcomed at the door... More

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Nipomo, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Our son's wedding here in the garden was a nightmare. Kevin and Carolayne were rude and not attentive to the property at all. The whole area is in a state of disrepair. When we arrived to set up for the wedding and reception, there were maggots all over the area where the buffet was to be set up later that... More

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My husband and I stayed in the Cottage for two nights, in order to attend a wedding in Santa Maria. Kevin was extremely accommodating, leaving a key for us and texting me the key code, as we got in around 3 in the morning, following a flight from Hawaii and a three hour drive from San Jose. Unfortunately, that's as... More

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California City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

A smaller version of Madonna inn. Rooms have character, are clean and reasonable .My family was very comfortable here and we will definitely be coming back when we are traveling again. I love the town and it was so nice to find a place nearby to rest after having a great steak and a glass of wine. I will recommended... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We were driving from Orange County to Sacramento and wanted an overnight stop to break-up the long drive. Having spent much time in Santa Barbara, Solvang, and San Luis Obispo over the years, we decided to find a hotel in Nipomo as something new and because we wanted to try Jocko's Steakhouse (great!). As far as we could tell, the... More

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Silver Lake
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

On the night before my arrival, proprietor Kevin stated that if we would get to Nipomo before 7:00 pm on the following day, there would be no problem getting me settled in before he left for the evening. On the following day, about 15 minutes away from Nipomo at 5:10 or so we gave him a courtesy call to indicate... More

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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

We do understand a few of the reviews here on Trip Advisor, but truly, B&B's are all very unique and we have been to many in our travels. We try to be very honest about them all. If you are very concerned about not having an in-room bathroom, a TV in your room, and an immediate very pretty city locale... More

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Our first stay at a B&B and what a disappointment. The sweet old home has so much potential and character but is lacking love and attention one expects with this type of establishment. Our room was fine although having to walk up 2 sets of very steep stairs to use the bathroom was a bit much. The house carries a... More

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Additional Information about Kaleidoscope Inn

Address: 130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Nipomo
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Nipomo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kaleidoscope Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This romantic, ocean-close, 1887 Victorian B&B boasts an acre of lush gardens, fabulous full breakfasts, large rooms, private baths, Egyptian cotton sheets and towels, down comforters, colorful quilts, fluffy robes and stained glass windows. Enjoy golf, wineries, spas, Hearst Castle, beaches, horseback riding, kayaking, whale-bird-butterfly watching, biking, hiking, and great restaurants. Near Solvang, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Cambria and dozens of wineries, plus just 2 blocks from Jocko’s Steak House! ... more   less 
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