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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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  • 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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Los Angeles, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The Kaleidoscope Inn apparently is the site of many weddings. We thought that this would make it a safe place for a stopover in Nipomo, where we stayed to be somewhat near The Hitching Post in Casmalia. To be fair, the house was once probably a fine one, but everything about it now seems tired, from the furnishings and decor... More

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Lakewood, California
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18 reviews 18 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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Address: 130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Nipomo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kaleidoscope Inn 2.5*
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