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Dolphin Cove Motel

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of the Dolphin Cove Motel cannot be beat! It is right on the beach, and walking distance to both Splash Cafe and Old West Cinnamon Rolls (both must eats in Pismo). The room was decent and clean, though the walls are a little thin. But, it's an old motel, so thin walls are not unexpected. What was odd... More 

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Fresno, California
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't really complain because my kids loved it. They loved the fact that it was literally next to the beach. We sat outside as we watched the sunset with our dinner. They could of at least wash their tables and chairs daily.. (I had to wash it because it was so dirty).. I would come back to this location... More 

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Thank Chyna_Organic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our drive from San Francisco to L.A we stopped here overnight. Clean and comfortable rooms. Powerful shower. Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent location - right on the pier of Pismo Beach. Excellent value for money.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location: at wharf, steps to the beach, wharf and restaurants. No view from RM one, but not in room that much. Door lock needs to be more secure, especially when in room. No closet, only hook on door and shower door (i was there for a wedding and had to be creative with my dress). TV had more channels... More 

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Thank Karen K
Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming here for close to twenty years with my family since my daughters were small. This motel had been in steady decline over the years, especially with the previous managers/owners. We only kept coming back because of the location, close to the beach, town, and the pier. We came in early July this year and new owners Kris and... More 

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Thank AndyE55
Central Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In short, this was THE worst motel experience my wife and I have ever had. We don't expect much from a motel but this was a disgrace given the price. My honest advise is to seek out a better, more professionally ran motel. In detail: We are on a trip around the USA and decided to book a room here... More 

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Coarsegold, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a bad back so good bed is my first requirement in a hotel/motel, and this one had an excellent bed. Another good thing: It's right on the beach! We loved sitting in the little patio area and watching the ocean and reading. As for the rest, the motel is old and rather shabby and the decor is very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed overnight at this Motel,very nice location...But thats about it ! Room was very small, not very clean, there was still food in the refrigerator from previous guest,table in the room was very sticky! Shower was out of order,had to call someone to fix it ! I would not recommend this place !

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1 Thank Bing T
Bakersfield, California
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The motel is in the perfect location. The room gave us access to the patio. BBQ , went to the beach and shopping. Perfect didn't have to drive anywhere. The only thing I can suggest is a be mattress and black curtain in the bedroom.

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1 Thank 1954roxy
Gilroy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is awesome with the family. Few steps from the beach, makes it easy with kids. Also walking distance to everything you need. Older place but they fixing it up well. The View from rooms is AWSOM for the great price. We have out spot now for pismo

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Cove Motel

Address: 170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $151 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Cove Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
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