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The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn

26 Seal Court, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
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Ranked #2 of 4 Shelter Cove B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok...I have to state that my wife writes these more than I do and prefers it that way, but I thought I would give it a go this time a try....and I mean try to stay on focus and not be completely negative....Well this place lives up to the nick name "The Lost Coast" and frankly should stay lost. The... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about your stay in Shelter Cove. Shelter Cove is a unique place best suited for people who want to get away from it all and enjoy the serenity and beauty of nature. The Cove offers an opportunity for people to relax and recharge away from the busy-ness of their everyday lives. It seems like you... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location-location-location! Shelter cove is a must, and if you have the chance to leave the kids behind (we didn't), things may even get better. The Oceanfront is great, Julie is a pro, replied to all my question promptly, left us the keys in a clear place due to our late arrival, and even a small surprise bags for the kids.... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Your profile indicates that you are a very seasoned traveler, with visits to some of the greatest places on earth – so we especially appreciate your compliments about our little secret paradise. We are glad that you were able to include us in your West Coast tour – we hope... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before i begin this review, i must state that this a company that deletes their negative reviews. Ones i saw a couple weeks ago, before check in arent here anymore. And a fewnmorendissapeared in the last few days!! Lets see how long this honest review stays up! I stayed in room 11, about two weeks ago. The manager julie was... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. Just to be clear… we do not delete negative reviews and have no way of doing so on TripAdvisor. We are very proud to report that until your review, we have had 100% positive comments from our guests on TripAdvisor. The cleanliness of our rooms and... More

Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From my first call to handing her back the keys this was my best experience on lodging on the coast by far.Great customer service, clean room, Wi-Fi included, could see ocean from my room, fell asleep in the sound of the waves, fridge in room, cable working fine, outstanding price/quality balance. The restaurant is top notch, make sure you have... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Ted…You really pinpointed all the things that we love about the Oceanfront Inn and the Lost Coast. It is an amazing experience to drive down that scenic road and get away from the race of daily life. And you are so right …. Julie IS great. We are very fortunate to have her managing the Oceanfront Inn and making sure... More

Penn Valley, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprise by the view at the Inn. Staff was very helpful and made our stay comfortable. The restaurant served an excellent seafood dinner. The cove was easy to walk around. The lighthouse was a plus feature. Will return for sure.

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

We are so proud of Julie and our staff! Thank you so much for recognizing all they do to help our guests enjoy their stay. The spectacular ocean views and natural beauty are a given… but our people make all the difference. Please do come back soon. More

santa rosa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

what an enjoyable 2 days we had here...first of all we were greeted with a Happy Birthday surprise of a bottle of wine and bar of chocolate (good wine, I might add!!) The room had a fridge and a microwave which we used...a Jacuzzi that we used...we left the sliding glass window open a few inches each night to hear... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you chose to celebrate your birthday at the Oceanfront Inn. We really enjoy being a part of our guests’ special occasions. Thank you very much for sharing your comments. With the help of our beautiful natural surroundings, we try to make every day a reason to celebrate! More

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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

This was a beautiful hotel and the complimentary bottle of wine was a nice touch. We arrived there on a Wednesday night around 5:45 and no one was in the office but we were greeted shortly there after. We didn't have the luxury of the dining room since they were closed that day, as were all the other restaurants. Did... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Betty -- Thank you very much for the positive comments about our Inn and the view. We hope that you may be able to visit with us again to take better advantage of the Cove’s dining options and spend a little more time enjoying the area. Please come back another time! More

Waco, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Have been to shelter cove before, this is the first time staying at this hotel. I was not disappointed the ocean view was excellent. Having the restaurant down stairs was a bonus. Will be back again next year. They also accept dogs, and have a extra towel and bag of treats waiting for your dog in the room when you... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you stayed with us and enjoyed the amazing oceanfront experience. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Thank you very much for sharing your comments. More

Sparks, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed at the Oceanfront Inn, and our experience was wonderful! Julie is a treasure...she made us feel welcome even before we arrived. The room was clean and so very comfortable. The Cove Restaurant in the Inn was amazing- the atmosphere was great, the people are friendly and efficient, and the food was great! We didn't want to leave, and... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It makes us so happy when we accomplish our goal of providing a memorable experience for our guests. We would love to have you visit with us again in our little piece of paradise! More

D.C. 'burbs
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stopped at Shelter Cove on the way up the coast and loved this place. Check in was a breeze and the staff were very welcoming and cheerful. The room was clean and the lay out was like a regular hotel room, but with a vaulted ceiling (we were top floor) and a fabulous balcony overlooking the sea. There was... More

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Jill O, Owner at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Sounds like nature put on a real show for you during your stay. So glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We must have a talk with those seals! More

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Address: 26 Seal Court, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
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Location: United States > California > Shelter Cove
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn is located on the northern California Lost Coast, Shelter Cove California. Relax and recharge in our newly renovated oceanfront lodging rooms and suites. Captain's Quarters offer Jacuzzi tubs with views of the surf. Oceanfront Inn location has steps down to the beach -- tide pools, fishing, boating, surfing and hiking. The Cove Restaurant on premises is open for dinner Thursday through Sunday. New flat screen TVs and free wi-fi keep you connected to civilization if you want to be. Or get away from it all and immerse yourself in the unparalleled natural beauty of the area. ... more   less 
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