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The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn

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26 Seal Court, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the private apartment which was perfect for us and our two dogs. Not fancy but very comfortable. Kelly in the office was friendly and laid back. Apartment had everything we needed. Literally right on the ocean.

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our accommodations....very comfortable, clean and right on top of the beach!!! The views from our deck was spectacular, we saw lots of wild sea life and left the slider door open at night to enjoy hearing the ocean and feeling the breeze as we fell asleep... Julie, the young lady that keeps everything running smoothly was very helpful... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a hidden gem! It was well worth the long secluded drive to Shelter Cove. We felt extremely welcomed as soon as we stepped on site. The room was inviting, clean, and had a terrific view of the Pacific Ocean. Extra special touches included a welcome basket of snacks and postage included postcards. We ate at the hotel's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Oceanfront Inn for 1 night on our way back to SF. The hotel is right at the beach with a breathtaking view on the Ocean. The room is small but cosy and is furnished simply. The hotel and rooms are clean and the staff is very friendly. Shelter Cove is roughly 30km away on windy roads... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a lovely Inn! Check in was a breeze, professional, homey and quick. The room was more than I could have hoped for with hardwood and tile floors, lots of space, all very clean and modern. The sliding glass door leads to a private balcony overlooking an absolutely pristine stretch of oceanfront. The restaurant provided a window table with outstanding... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our expectations were exceeded! Our room was on the third floor. High ceilings and a view that takes your breath away. Julie the manager was incredible, so sweet and helpful. She just adds to the charm of this Oceanside gem. We stayed here on a whim while driving down the Oregon Coast to the Napa Valley and it turned out... More 

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Pollock Pines, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The setting of this beautiful hotel is spectacular! Very comfortable and RIGHT on the ocean. All rooms have a balcony overlooking the ocean. The beaches are very pretty with black pebbles and lots of tide pools. There are many sea lions as well. We slept with the sliding door open and the sound of the waves lulled us to sleep.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had a lovely 2 night stay here. The room was attractively decorated with a spectacular view of the sea, and with a lovely balcony. The room was clean and comfortable. We arrived on a Wednesday when the restaurant was closed, so we bought local take away pizza. On Thursday the restaurant downstairs was open, and we enjoyed a very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a wonderful 2nd story room with a jacuzzi tub...room was clean, very comfortable, and nice. But for $250, I wish I had Wi-Fi that worked and more than a few channels on the TV that I could enjoy watching something in the evening.

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Browerville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

You have to want to go to Shelter Cove, this is not "a stop along the way." After driving 22 miles of winding, twisting and navigating steep grades you find a diamond in the rough at the end of the road. The town is small (pop 250) but very interesting. We enjoyed visiting with the regulars at the coffee shop... More 

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