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The Inn at the Cove

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2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Dana Point, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This find was a gem. My son and I stayed for one night. Along with the amazing views they have a warm and friendly staff, excellent food choices for breakfast, a nice pool and hot tub (pool perfect temp for me), clean and centrally located to Shell Beach and Pismo Beach. There is a cute park about 2 minutes down... More 

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Palmdale, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love over looking the ocean and hearing the waves but so many places are SO expensive and some are not close enough to actually hear the waves. The rooms in this Inn all face the ocean and it is close enough to hear the waves crashing on the rocks below. We slept with the slider open and loved it.... More 

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our room was very clean and quite comfortable. We especially enjoyed our room placement because it was so quiet and we were better able to enjoy the ocean, birds and whale watching.There was a minor problem in billing after we departed but management apologized and corrected their error. We recommend reserving your room as soon as possible. This is a... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the ocean view from the room! The room was very clean as well! I wish that I could have stayed longer! I also loved the special details such as the towels being folded like swans and the gift of saltwater taffy.

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, clean rooms, pet friendly, quiet, beautiful views. You can sleep with your slider open and enjoy the sounds. Great morning walks and whale watching at night. Each room has binoculars and dog cookies. I love it here close to San Luis, Morro Bay,Cayucos and Cambria.

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San Carlos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with college girlfriends for our annual weekend away...we choose a different place in the West each year (Avila, San Diego, Half Moon Bay, Vegas, Scottsdale, etc...) ...this was by far our favorite stay...if what you want to do is yak, eat, drink, walk, hike, bike, spa. Quiet, big rooms. Balconies with nothing but magnificent views for days. Whales spouting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located right on the edge of a cliff overlooking the ocean and it is worth staying just for the view. We were extremely happy with our ocean view room on the upper level and appreciated being able to sit on the small balcony, watching the abundant bird life. The room itself was very clean, spacious and well... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean hotel with a great view of the ocean. We were on the bottom floor which seemed just as nice as the upper floor. It's not the Ritz, but it was very clean and comfortable, plus the views are incredible! We had an awesome view of the fireworks over Pismo Beach pier on July 4th right from our balcony.... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was in a great location, great view on a cliff overlooking the ocean, it did have a small private beach area, but not as pretty as Pismo beach, and a challenge to walk down to it. I enjoyed the continental breakfast, the staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was spacious. It was a quiet hotel. Saw a... More 

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

Hello BergyKansas, Thank you for sharing your stay with the Inn at the Cove on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you were able to relax and enjoy all that our property has to offer our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back when your travels return you to Pismo Beach. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great location, we were extremely impressed with the setting when we arrived to a wonderful sunset over the bay. Room was clean and had a small balcony. The breakfast was free however it was very disappointing and you would be better off finding food elsewhere.For example, An English breakfast tea was too difficult. One other minor point was... More 

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

andy1262 – Thank you for your recent stay and review of the Inn at the Cove. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay but I am disappointed that our Front Desk staff did not meet your expectations. Please note that this critical feedback will be used in training our staff. We do hope you give us another... More 

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