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Seal Cove Inn

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221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seal Cove Inn is a quaint, comfortable inn. The staff goes above and beyond your expectations to ensure that your stay is great. When we checked in, they accompanied us to the room and showed us all of the features, including how to operate everything. We mentioned that we would miss breakfast the next morning due to an early start... More 

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Thank Darrell P
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Darrell P., It’s wonderful to hear what a great time you had during your stay, thanks for letting us know how we’re doing. We can’t wait to share your praises with our staff; as you know, they make it their sole aim to ensure that each guest is catered to and leaves with a smile. Our location is something... More 

Newport Beach, California
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is really nice. Natural and secluded. The exterior and grounds are beautiful and charming. The charm stops at the front door. Alas! The interiors are cavernous and stark. The greeting from staff is over-polite (You are so lucky we are letting you be here!) and feels awkward. No elevator. The rooms are large and clean, but feel sterile.... More 

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Thank Fierceowl
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Fierceowl, Thank you for appreciating the stunning beauty of Half Moon Bay and our grounds. Welcoming each guest with a friendly smile and exceptional service is our way of showing our guests how important they are to us, and we apologize if you did not feel our sincerity. We’re committed to conservation; providing full size bath amenities is just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Seal Cove Inn is a charming boutique guest house. We were looking for a quiet peaceful location that had access to great costal walks and that was easy to get to from SFO and would serve as a travel base for other areas north and south of San Francisco. The room was large, extremely clean and well appointed, with... More 

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Thank William K
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello William K, It was truly our pleasure welcoming you for a serene, coastal getaway. We’re very happy to hear that our proximity to SFO, area trails and coastal bluffs was exactly what you were looking for. We’re delighted that our spacious rooms, attention to detail and cleanliness, and our high standard of service all impressed during your visit. Calling... More 

Larkspur, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first night we had a wonderful conversation with the two women employees while we were checking in and getting settled. She offered us a glass of wine and some snacks, showed us the self-serve espresso machine, the drink fridge, the gardens, our gorgeous top floor room. Breakfast each morning was incredibly delicious, although the second morning, the man who... More 

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Thank Sknep
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Sknep, Hearing that you felt truly welcomed from the moment you arrived is what we love to hear! We’re also delighted that our wine reception, espresso machine, garden, available drinks and our healthy Be Replenished breakfast won you over. We’d like to again apologize that your breakfast was late in coming on one day of your stay and that... More 

Nottinghamshire
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very well appointed Inn which stands in attractive grounds and allows easy access to the beach. Our room was of an extremely high standard both in it's décor and amenities. We particularly liked the fact that we could choose to have breakfast in our room and also that there were both hot and cold beverages available at all times.... More 

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Thank TravellingBirders
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Traveling Birders, Hearing that your stay with us so fully impressed you has made our day, thank you! We take great pride in providing luxury rooms and amenities complemented with our high standard of service, and your appreciation is the greatest reward we could ask for. We echo your thoughts exactly; enjoying the stunning coastal bluffs and beaches in... More 

Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on our way down to Carmel. Very quaint. Staff was so attentive. Gardens are beautiful. Very quiet and romantic. Didn't even know there were other guests here until we were checking out. We had a balcony, fireplace room overlooking the garden with a peep of the ocean.

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Thank Jill H
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Jill H, We’re delighted that your travels brought you to our door; thank you for allowing us the opportunity to impress you. It’s fabulous to know that our serene garden, romantic ambiance, peaceful inn and room amenities all ensured your stay with us was ideal. Thank you for appreciating our staffs’ dedication. We hope to welcome you again in... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband and I stayed at this lovely Inn for a week. The room was beautiful and overlooked a gorgeous flowered courtyard. The breakfasts were delicious and charmingly served, fresh cookies daily and the latte machine were big pluses. The grounds are gorgeous and the nearby beach and wildlife were fabulous. The Inn people were friendly and very helpful with... More 

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1 Thank Lynn H
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Lynn H, We greatly enjoyed welcoming you and your husband, and we’re delighted to hear you loved your time with us. Providing our guests with a beautiful and luxurious setting to nourish the soul is our specialty; thank you for appreciating our dedication. We’re happy our Be Replenished breakfasts, cookies (who doesn’t love a freshly baked cookie!) garden, location... More 

London, UK
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202 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

What a stunning hotel . . . . . when we eventually found it. Arriving to Moss Beach (after an 11 hour flight) in the dark whilst driving an unfamiliar hire car on the wrong side of the road (for us!) isn't the easiest way to find this lovely bijou hotel. But once there . . . wow !!! Fantastically... More 

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Thank BobSki-UK
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello BobSki-UK, We’re blushing after reading your fabulous review & loving it! Most importantly, we’re happy you found your way to us safely after such long travels. Hearing your enthusiasm for our décor, spacious rooms and beautiful location has us walking with an extra bounce to our steps. You’ve discovered one of the many reasons we love our home, the... More 

Leuven, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in this upperclass inn with 10 rooms. It's a bit like staying with friends in their large French villa. Free expresso and water/soft drinks are all time available, nice spacious rooms, very comfortable beds. At 5pm you get a free wine degustation that we took outside on the terrace. Breakfast is to high standards, somewhat... More 

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Thank 1kris23
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello 1kris23, Your description of your stay with us has us smiling from ear to ear! Our all-day espresso bar, spacious rooms, luxury beds and bedding, wine reception and Be Replenished Breakfast are a few of the ways we strive to ensure every stay with us is nothing short of exemplary. We agree with you fully, our serene gardens and... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to relax. Beautiful inn & grounds. Adjacent to park with hiking trails, wildlife viewing, tidal pools and gorgeous vistas. Some balcony rooms available. Fireplaces are wonderful and operated with ease. Fantastic Staff. Espresso machine in greeting area A+, Breakfast selections healthy & delicious, wine in the early evening available. Can walk to local restaurant/bar with ease.

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Thank Sherry287
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Sherry287, You’ve discovered many of our local gems; area trails, the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, local wildlife, and the stunning coastal bluffs! We love sharing these treasures with our guests. Thank you for appreciating our beautiful inn, fireplaces, all-day espresso bar, fresh Be Replenished breakfast and evening wine reception. We strive to make every stay with us unforgettable in the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 23 miles south of San Francisco, this serene hideaway is spectacularly set amongst a meadow of wildflowers and bordered by towering cypress trees. The inn looks out to acres of county park and the ocean beyond: an oasis where you can enjoy secluded beaches, watch frolicking seals, and follow the tree-lined path tracing the windswept Half Moon Bay ocean bluffs. The inn also features an executive board room for small meetings up to 14. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seal Cove Inn

Address: 221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
Location: United States > California > Moss Beach
Price Range: $357 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seal Cove Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Seal Cove Inn - a Four Sisters Hotel Moss Beach
Seal Cove Inn - a 4 Sisters Inn
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