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Dolphin Cove Motel

170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #20 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the surf and beautiful Pismo Beach sand is within view-with the pier boardwalk at the entry of the hotel...skip this place unless you love the feeling of paying the price of an ultra cool Las Vegas type suite, but getting a FRACTION of the style of a Motel 6. The positive- the bedding was fine an it was quiet... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had great stay here, the hotel is located by the pier and it has a unique location. You are staying at the beach... James Dean spent long time at the property, and made music with his buddies. So the place also has a historcial legacy... Helpful, friendly staff, quiet location, feels like 60's :)

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have spent 2 nights here on the way from san francisco to LA... Great spot! Really on the beach, simple clean and with a great view from the room The owners are absolutely delicious always prompt to give us good advices We'll definetely go back soon

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Visalia, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Well once again we got over tp Pismo. :-) . One hundred degrees in the Valley. We took one of our kids and our friends Chris and Jose. The Hotel had new paint , our room, new carpet, looking good. Torri and Bret are really working hard to make good things better. They were redoing the fence. If you have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place is right on the sand, not on a cliff overlook. You definitely will hear the waves at night. New management, interior improvements have been updated, the price is reasonable. This is a place for those outside at the beach all day, not much to do at motel, but there is a deck area with tables and chairs.

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The motels location is the only good thing about this place. The rooms are dirty, wifi was not working for us (neither outside nor inside the room). Our youngest son had a urination accident in the bed at night. We told the staff about it the next day. Without letting us know they charged my mastercard another 75USD for this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Me & my wife loveThis little motel. its perfect if ur bringing the kids & the suite is a must the full kitchen is a + its almost like a beach house, the beach Is ur backyard This was the fourth Time we've been to the dolphin cove.but the first time with the new owner he's very cool..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very good value for money on Pismo Beach. You will not find a better location. Especially taking into account the scarcity of hotels directly at beach in Pismo. It's directly at the pier. Staff is helpful and facilities are very good for a motel.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hotel had all we needed. Bed, shower, mini fridge and coffee in the office. Yes there is a television and clean towels! Room was clean but if you want a lot of amenities then please pay twice as much and rent a different room. The best part of this is location! Right on boardwalk and very close to the... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Booked the Dolphin hotel based on location, and we are not dissapointed, great location next to the pier, clean rooms. No ac, but you are near the beach so it is no big deal. Hot showers work great. I would stay here again. Also was impressed with the management for kicking some locals that were Bmx riding out of the... More

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Address: 170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 21
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