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Dolphin Cove Motel

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170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #17 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a pretty good view, steps away from beach. Customer service was awesome. Rooms are super small, but not a big deal if you don't plan on being in the room much. Has seating outside the room. Room #8 and 9 are the BEST rooms there.

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Lakewood, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the title says, incredible location and view! The staff was very helpful and friendly. I could tell that this was a family run motel, which we like. I'm only giving this motel 3 stars because it really needs to be cleaned up a bit inside the room we stayed in. The carpet is not very clean (it is right... More 

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Dana Point
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never dealt with such excellent service and help! Tori was wonderful in helping with our reservation by email and phone that I changed twice ! Nothing but pure hospitality! Staff was always there to help and the most accommodating to everything! More than helpful,with a late checkout!!!!! Loved the location, rooms and everything about this place!

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College Station, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are happy with seashells, sand and surf, plus crab, chowder and cinnamon rolls, this is the place! The rooms are nothing fancy, but when your window points to the nicest part of vast and beautiful Pismo Beach, why sweat it! The staff are sweet and helpful, with a really homey feel. The sound of the surf is there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here several times now but this time was definitely the best. The rooms are always nice and the price is always great. The location is right near the main street and the boardwalk and pier. There is beach access less than 40 steps from every room we have stayed at. We will be back!

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to stay. The staff was super nice, She gave us extra time because it rained the day we were there and we couldn't enjoy the beach.The view was great. It is literally steps from the beach and a one minute walk to the pier. The rooms are a little small but clean. It doesn't... More 

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Paradise, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Have never had so much fun!!! What a fantastic view of the Pismo Beach Pier and north beach for miles! My wife grew up in Shell Beach, so this was old home fun for her. We Loved Managers, They were the best. To be so close to the beach, the pier, to town, was the best. My wife and I... More 

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Fresno, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had a weekend stay with wife and father-in-law. The motel was clean, managers were friendly and helpful. Room 21 is upstairs,in middle of L-shaped prop. and affords an excellent view of beach and pier. Easy walk around corner to the best clam chowder. Nothing fancy but totally hassle-free.

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Jenner, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I admittedly selected this hotel for 2 reasons. One, which can almost go without saying, was/is the location. Right on the beach. Reason 2 was that it was also right in the heart of Pizmo Beach. Which meant I didn't drive literally an inch over the four days I was there. Food, drinking and bowling were all within several blocks,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

After searching far and wide for a hotel in Pismo, I found this gem. The hotel staff/owners were very friendly and welcoming. I would suggest the suite rooms for families as there is a fridge, stove, couch, kitchen, bar and a spacious living area. All the rooms have a view of the sunset and most rooms allow you to see... More 

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