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Dolphin Cove Motel

170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Dolphin Cove Motel
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Ranked #20 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have never been to Pismo beach! This was the PERFECT location...right on the beach, and in the center of downtown. This was a perfect little getaway. We will be bringing our kids next time for sure. Rooms are small and this is a motel, but hey, you're at the beach....not much more is needed.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sunset in Pismo must be at its best from the balcony of Dolphin Cove Motel. The welcoming is really firendly and the team gave us a lot of excellent tips for our way. The rooms are cosy and our night was really peaceful, quiet and romantic. I'd adivse every couple who drives along the Highway1 to make a Stop... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after driving all day we decided to stop for the night and picked Pismo beach. Drove around town and pulled right into their parking lot, just about on beach and Boardwalk/pier. The view was amazing. It relaxed us immediately. Run by a husband and wife team who were friendly and welcoming so we decided to stay. The rooms were basic.... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

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 February 9, 2015

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 February 9, 2015

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 February 9, 2015

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 February 8, 2015

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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