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Kaleidoscope Inn

130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444
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Makawao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those places people tell each other about, because you kind of have to know. Pictures don't quite do it justice. It is a very pleasant place but as the inn keep said, "not for everybody." If you like quaint bed and breakfasts with a slightly Victorian aire about them and a lovely garden, this place would... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

room was great!! I arrived early and thought I would check and see if I could check in early!! I was greeted by becky who let me check in early!! that was great as were there for the weekend racing at the local race track with family and friends!!

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Thank djsodal
Kernville, Ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The best thing about staying at the Kaleidoscope Inn was the bed was amazing and the room was quiet. It appears that the building isn't well cared for, everything is kind of shabby. However, the grounds were incredible! Beki the manager? worked extremely hard in preparation for a wedding reception (working largely unassisted).

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Thank ggmalcolm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Wow, what a great find. This was built in 1886-87. The owner has his daughter Beki running the Inn for the past 10 years. She is doing a great job, she is very established. We arrived on a Thursday night and found Beki greeting us and welcoming us into her establishment. This is a destination wedding sight for sure, if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My husband and I went there on the week-end of October 30, 2015. Apparently, the owners don't stay on the property, so their 25 year old daughter is left there to run the house and business. She met us at the door and told us she was on her way to a Halloween party and would more than likely have... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We spent the evening of August 20, 2015 at the Kaleidoscope Inn & Garden. The host was very pleasant and helpful upon our arrival. The morning cook was a bit overwhelmed with a full house and a reporter doing a review of the facility. He made a very nice breakfast, although he was tremendously distracted by the full house and... More 

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Thank Evelyn D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

I was worried when I first read the reviews on trip advisor, but it was to late to cancel my reservation. According, to B&B.com i would loose 50% of my money. My husband & I figured it cannot be any worst than some of the hotel we have stayed. If you are looking for 5 star accommodations this is not... More 

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Thank Sillyscubacat
Concord, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I would not recommend this place. I have never stayed at a B&B before and I was really excited about trying one. I hope that this place is not the norm for B&Bs. I was in the area for a girls weekend with my best friend and we were sharing the “Lovers Nest” room. There were a number of issues... More 

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Thank Anna M
Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Bad food, dirty kitchen, rude innkeepers. I wanted a quiet get away. I only got a quiet empty shadow of a magnificent historic building. The ground were overgrown, the kitchen reeked of mold, bleach, and something rotten. The quaint cottages had leaky roofs.....don't go there.

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Los Angeles, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Kaleidoscope Inn apparently is the site of many weddings. We thought that this would make it a safe place for a stopover in Nipomo, where we stayed to be somewhat near The Hitching Post in Casmalia. To be fair, the house was once probably a fine one, but everything about it now seems tired, from the furnishings and decor... More 

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Amenities

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This romantic, ocean-close, 1887 Victorian B&B boasts an acre of lush gardens, fabulous full breakfasts, large rooms, private baths, Egyptian cotton sheets and towels, down comforters, colorful quilts, fluffy robes and stained glass windows. Enjoy golf, wineries, spas, Hearst Castle, beaches, horseback riding, kayaking, whale-bird-butterfly watching, biking, hiking, and great restaurants. Near Solvang, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Cambria and dozens of wineries, plus just 2 blocks from Jocko’s Steak House! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaleidoscope Inn

Address: 130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Nipomo
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Price Range: $154 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kaleidoscope Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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