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The Inn at the Cove

2.5 of 5 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here only for 1 night from Jan 7 to Jan 8 2015, but it cost us a lot. Awaked at Jan 8 we went to the breakfast and took the small bag with us with the documents and some money. Dining room was almost empty. When we finished the breakfast there was only a young family with two... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Andrew1777, I understand that our Assistant General Manager did reach you personally to discuss your concerns and I am very sorry to hear that you feel the situation is still unresolved. I was made aware of this situation the day that it occurred and attempted to reach you, however it appeared that you had already departed from the hotel.... More 

San Carlos, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All rooms look out onto a quiet cove off Pismo Beach. (Sorry, no ocean sound.) What you do hear is street and freeway noise, as you would from any of the off-street hotels on Price St. We were in the 400 block and it's closer to the street. I'd ask for a room in the 600-800 block next time. There... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear 5150rocks, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Inn at the Cove. We are glad to hear that the service and staff that you encountered were friendly and helpful. We are happy to accept any room number or building requests from our guests at the time of booking. We look forward to saying... More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
71 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It didn't get off to a good start. We couldn't gain access to our allocated room, when the reception and maintenance staff got us in the room, we found it to be occupied by someone else!!! We got another room next door. It was big and clean, with a good ocean view. But there was a public footpath outside the... More 

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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear YosemitePaul, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us at the Inn at the Cove. We are extremely sorry to hear about the mix up with your room assignment and the inconvenience that this caused you during your stay with us. I understand how this occurrence could be off putting to you and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The ocean view was stunning. The room was charming and we loved the cute pet welcome basket for our dog. It was quiet and serene, just what we needed on our way back from a busy family Thanksgiving. Wish we could have stayed another night. Definitely going to plan a trip around coming back up here to stay a few... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear 107kimberlyp, Thank you for your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove, formely the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are pleased to hear your entire family, even your four legged member enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel very soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

Pleasanton, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've stayed there twice now for business. Most rooms have great views of the ocean. The handicapped room is particularly hug, with high ceilings and views over the pool to the ocean. Breakfast is included, which is great for business travelers. Easy check in and parking, friendly front desk, highly recommended.

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear MarleenLee, Thank you for your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove, formally the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We appreciate you sharing how wonderful your stay was and look forward to welcoming you back to see our improvements. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This hotel/motel has a premier location with all rooms looking out onto the Pacific Ocean. The hotel offers a large car park but it can be awkward from car to room if you have heavy luggage as the could be steps & narrow walkways to negotiate. Our room was spacious & comfortable with patio doors leading onto a small balcony,... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear RWGC, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at the Inn at the Cove, formerly the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We appreciate the details you shared of our property. You should try our upper level rooms next time you return to our property as they are located on the same... More 

Morro Bay, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In early November, we had an overnight stay at The Shelter Cove Inn, which was just transitioning from a Best Western property. The Inn was being remodeled and the decor was very attractive and comfortable. The hotel management was very accommodating. it is in a great location, surprisingly quiet since it is off highway 101, and has great private patios... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Doreen G, Thank you for taking the time to share you recent stay with the Inn at the Cove, formerly the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are pleased you enjoyed your overall stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

Indio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Right on the ocean with ocean views. Also a lovely walking path for you or your dog. Nice room although unlike other hotels, some ground floor rooms require walking down a path and up some steps. Breakfast was decent, but breakfast area was not large.

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear William S, Thank you for sharing about your recent stay with the Inn at the Cove, formerly the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back when your travels return you to Pismo Beach. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Hotel location is outstanding with their ocean views. Room was great and hotel staff was outstanding.High speed internet was a little flakey, but other than that, the experience was great. The hotel will no longer be a best western which is a disappointment, We may not be able to stay here in the future.

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Andy H, Thank you for your stay at the Inn at the Cove, formerly the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We appreciate you taking the time to share your stay with TripAdvisor and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

Ivanhoe, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

stayed here when it was best western plus shelter cove and now as of today it is called inn at the cove. Any way you look at it the hotel is a great place to stay. We were in room 404 with a full ocean view (could not see the Pismo pier) and had a balcony view of a beautiful... More 

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InnAtTheCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear fred3235, Thank you for your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove. We are pleased you chose to stay with us during your wife’s birthday and that you enjoyed your overall stay. We thank you for all of the nice things and hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant... More 

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Address: 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
Best Western Shelter Cove Hotel
Best Western Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach

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