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Dolphin Cove Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're not going to be in your room, then go for it. The location is awesome! The rooms, however, are TINY, the beds not the most comfortable, could hear the neighbors talking and the TV was small. However, it is clean and perfect location.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although Dolphin Cove has completed several facelifts, and improvements. I missed having a suitcase stand and the microwave would have been better placed on the corner shelve. The round table should be replaced a newer level square table and chair. Suggest adding a ceiling fan as the room got stuffy. Also blinds on the bathroom window, as we had to... More 

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Sonoma County, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was only the second time I stayed here and I have to say it's a perfect location. It is located right at beach with a 5 minute walk to dining and entertainment. The Dolphin Cove Motel is not fancy by any means but its clean, comfortable and convenient. You can just park your car and walk to all of... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is amazing how perfect this location was. We were practically on top of the pier and a few steps away from the beach. For dinner, we were able to take a short walk over to Steamers and then we were able to walk over to Harry's for some live music and drinks. Everything was perfect walking distance to where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancee and I stayed here over Christmas time and it was amazing. You truly can't beat the location. Not only is it incredibly walkable, but its also the best location possible for accessing the beach. Our room, was literally on the beach. We fell asleep to the waves crashing. There are a bunch of old reviews for this location... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The staff are friendly, and the rooms are clean. Don't expect much any amenities in your room; it's simple, clean, comfortable bed, and absolutely beautiful views from the second floor rooms. We were allowed to check in early since the room was available which was great since we drove 3 hours and wanted to clean up before the wedding. Thank... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was traveling alone and couldn't have felt more welcomed by the people in the front office. We were chatting like old friends just minutes after I arrived. But the best part was the proximity to the beach, just steps away, I could hear the waves from my room. I will definitely stay here again when I'm in Pismo Beach.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Location was more that I could ever ask for!! room was tiny but we weren't in it much, staff was excellent, friendly and made us feel welcome. It is very cold in the room and heater didn't work but desk will give you an extra blanket. if you don't mind the way it looks, this is the perfect place to... More 

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Tustin, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great location. Rooms are a little old and small, but when you can just walk out the door and be at the beach you remember why you go to Pismo Beach. Shopping and dining are just around the corner from the motel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Dolphin Cove has an unbeatable location, clean rooms, and a great old-school feel. The rates are low and give you a chance to walk out of your room and walk right up to the ocean. The friendly front desk staff makes it even better.

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Address: 170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Cove Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Dolphin Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach

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