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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 yesterday
tennispete72 Penn Valley, California
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Penn Valley, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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santa rosa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Sebastopol, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed in the recently renovated suite, with full kitchen, living room, and 1 bedroom. We had our own little patio off the back deck. We knew we had a full kitchen, so we brought our own food, and did all our cooking there. We enjoyed sitting out back watching the waves roll in, and actually saw migrating whales on... More

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SC-Oceanfront-Inn, Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments – we agree … the whole experience is “magical.” We love to hear that we can become a part of your family tradition of celebrating the really important things in life. Your compliment about Julie is also appreciated – she really tries to make our guests feel at home. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Everything was perfect. I have never stayed in man ocean front hotel room that was literally feet from the ocean! Sea breeze and ocean spray on the private patio and amazing views made this a once in a lifetime stay. Room was clean, comfy and in a subtle beachy theme. Visited with a friend from east coast who had never... More

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SC-Oceanfront-Inn, Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing how unique our location is. If visitors want an “oceanfront” experience, the Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn is the place! It really is fun to see the wonder of friends from other parts of the world when they experience our spectacular Pacific coastline. And you did such a great job of capturing it in photos. Thank you... More

Pflugerville, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed on Thursday 5/8. This was a last minute reservation, after a bad experience in Eureka. We had no idea it was here. We saw a sign on the side of the road and Googled it. Oceanfront is AMAZING. We cannot stop talking about it. The room was wonderful with the vaulted ceilings and the whirlpool bath. The sound... More

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SC-Oceanfront-Inn, Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Michelle ... Wow – you really captured the fascination of Shelter Cove and how the Oceanfront Inn allows our guests to experience the magic of the waves, the black sand beaches, and the warm, friendly Cove community. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. We are so happy that you saw that sign on the side of... More

Madera, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

As bad luck would have it. We flew in passing by on our way home from Oregon to just check out Shelter Cove. We had plane issues and had to spend the night. Fortunately this turned into a very nice experience. The manager was a very nice lady. The view is spectacular being right on the ocean. The room was... More

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SC-Oceanfront-Inn, Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad that you were able to transform your "unscheduled stop" into a positive experience at The Oceanfront Inn. It's great that you were able to enjoy the spectacular views from the room, and the proximity to the ocean. Thank you for your comments. Since we offer microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms as well as a suite with... 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
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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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