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The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn

26 Seal Court, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
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The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lafayette, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn is a perfect place to spend time while visiting the area. The ocean views, and sounds, with an adjacent black sand beach - worthy of taking a stroll - are absolutely why you want to stay here. Our family of four (including two boys) were comfortable and warm during the night. Open the slider and you can hear... More

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San Carlos, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Our third floor suite was nicely furnished, very clean and up to date. The ocean view is beautiful beyond description. The service was terrific. We really appreciated the lift from the airport, although it's just a brief (5 minute) walk. Be prepared to forage for food in Shelter Cove. It's a tiny community and doesn't have enough business to support... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We were really chuffed to find out about this hotel by chance on our California Coast road trip. Breathtaking drive to get there (not just the scenery... Those roads are very winding) but it was well worth it. Lovely friendly greet by the guy looking after the inn. When we got into the room it was not only the uninterrupted... More

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Elk Grove, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This hotel was right on the coast of California. The room was nice and the manager was very accommodating. The only draw back was the drive to get to Shelter Cove, over a half an hour from the 101. The restaurant next to the hotel had great food. My wife had the Halibut and it was delicious, and I am... More

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Ittre, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed just one night. The room was large, clean, well-equipped, quiet and had a breathtaking view. No breakfast offered and the restaurant (Cove) is only open Thursday - Sunday (clearly stated on the inn's web page but I missed it). Phil, the host, was genial. Not much to do in Shelter Cove but, just maybe, that's a good thing!

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Elko, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

When my husband and I took a trip through the redwoods, we were excited to make the trip up to Shelter Cove. The town is incredibly small, so make sure to do you research on what is actually open on the day you visit. The check in was quick, the lady was extremely bubbly and helpful. We went up into... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Very awesome view from the rooms. The room was nice and clean, nothing fancy but comfortable. The man who checked us in wasn't overly friendly or helpful, just barely nice! We got checked right in and enjoyed a nice ocean front view and breeze. Beautiful tide pools on the beach below.the beach was private and so beautiful. The restaurant had... More

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Nederland, Texas, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

We booked this hotel on a spur-of-the-moment stop...so excited that we did! Excellent quality, comfortable and awesome view of the Pacific Ocean. We ate at the seafood restaurant on the bottom floor and it was some of the best fish we have eaten (we live on the Texas gulf coast) with large portions...the clam chowder is to die for! We... More

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Terlingua, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I stumbled upon this hotel while planning a northern California trip and looking for a place to stay after touring the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. What a great find. The very steep, winding drive over the King Range was a bit hair-raising at times but totally beautiful. The hotel is right on the water, overlooking a black sand beach with... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This hotel was situated right on the seafront with stairs down to a rocky and black sand beach replete with fascinating rock pools. We were greeted by the friendly owner and given a great deal of information about local attractions and restaurants. The rooms were decorated elegantly and were spacious and well equipped with microwave and refrigerator. They were spotlessly... More

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Additional Information about The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn

Address: 26 Seal Court, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
Location: United States > California > Shelter Cove
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Shelter Cove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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