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The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove

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59 Surf Point, Shelter Cove, CA 95589
The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the Tides Inn at around dinner time after an entire day's worth of driving down from McMinnville, OR. As we pulled up, we saw that the hotel staff had put up a sign welcoming us specifically - by name! - and letting us know where we could find check-in information (given that they had left for the... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed at the Tides Inn in early May, 2015. It was our first trip to Shelter Cove. The location was perfect, the room was wonderful, and Bill, our host, couldn't have been friendlier. The location, right on the beach, allowed us to see orcas, gray whales, harbor seals, and sea lions. It was a vey short drive to the... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We didn't know where we were heading, or how we even chose this place, but we are sure glad we found the Tides Inn! The road to the village was twisty, winding, and totally worth it in the end! We liked how the hotel was literally overlooking the ocean, and our room was the king suite with kitchen and balcony.... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our group of three couples spent 10 days in California, and the Tides Inn was our home for three nights. First, let me address the few negative reviews. The only thing we found on the down side was the drive in (after dark) to Shelter Cove from Garberville. Nice drive, but scary as hell after dark. The Inn itself lived... More 

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Cloverdale, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Tides Inn is a perfect place to escape the craziness of city life. All of their rooms are facing the ocean and have spectacular views. The ocean is literally just a few yards away! We just returned from a two-night stay at the inn with two other couples. We were able to get rooms that linked together so we... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Four of us stayed in two rooms. A standard 2 queen beds downstairs and a queen suite on the third floor. The rooms have sparkling new bathrooms. The Inn also has garages to park your car and 24 hour access to trash bins and cups, paper plates, etc. The gift basket is a thoughtful touch in each room. There is... More 

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Ripon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just enjoyed another stay at The Tides Inn at Shelter Cove. We drive 5 1/2 hours to get there just because we love it SO much. Only place we know of in CA where you can actually stay right on the ocean and hear the surf day and night, and not have to pay the 3 to $600 you'd have... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First, I must preface that it has been close to two years since I visited. Normally, I would decline the delayed request to review the property, but as it was so striking and impactful, all of the details are still fresh. Refined. Peaceful. Overwhelming in the natural bounty. The Inn reflects the environment - well maintained and homely without being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Tides Inn and loved it! It's an hour drive west from 101 but well worth the drive. We only stayed one night but wish our stay was longer. Shelter cove is a quiet little town with one restaurant and no gas stations so I would suggest making sure you have fuel and food... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at the Tides & want to recommend it to everyone traveling to Shelter Cove. The hotel is wonderful: clean, very comfortable with an ocean view. A place to relax & get away from the world!!! We WILL be back for a much longer stay!!!! Thank you Bill!

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