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Dolphin Cove Motel

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170 Main St., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No heat. Had to moves rooms because cable didn't work. Worst $151 I've spent in Pismo. Service sucks. She didn't know anything about the hotel. A complete mess. Can't do your job right. Probably had a better chance at SandCastle.

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Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We absolutely loved the easy access to the beach for our long morning walks and for spending the day watching the surfers and laying in the sun. The people at the motel were super friendly and helpful. The rooms were being renovated at the time we were there (end of October 2015) and the room we stayed in was very... More 

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Thank Rene B
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Room 21, upstairs - Can no longer smoke outside on upper balcony would be my only complaint, but I understand owners are just doing what they need to do. They have maintained the patio area in the parking lot however, for those of us who still have the filthy habit. lol

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Woodland hills
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in a great location , we had a very nice view . Stayed in room #19 . Short walk to the pier , beach , restaurants , and shops. The bed is comfortable , they do need to do their wiring better for the tv and maybe get a bigger tv.,.. But overall our stay was pleasant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Dolphin Cove is an apartment/condo looking complex that might have been a time share venture. The units are large with the living room, dining room and kitchen disportionately large given ours was a one bedroom. They are fully furnished and would be convenient for a family or friends staying there multiple days and looking to cook 'at home'. Given there... More 

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Thank Margaret P
Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We always stay at Dolphin cove Motel. The staff is friendly and they keep the Motel clean. Walking distance to everything in Pismo, nice patio area to mingle with other guests and the best part is beautiful views. It is a small Motel with small rooms but there's just something quaint about it.. We will keep visiting Dolphin Cove everytime... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Location was the best with the ocean view. Seating area with tables and chairs was nice area to relax and watch the coast line. This area needs some clean-up, paint, flowers or shrub. The owner needs to put some money into design/decorations and pizzas, with qualified contractors. Husband pulled the shower base out to turn on water and it came... More 

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Santa Claus decided at 11:30 Saturday Morning to go to the Coast. We Called Dolphin Cove Hotel in Pismo. They had Vacancies so we took off to Pismo. Day weather was Hot. The Ocean was high with waves and Rip Tides. Looked so cool.We went down to the beach at Pismo State Park. And ate our Dinner. Then came back... More 

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Clovis, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This is the most BASIC room I have ever seen. They have virtually NO amenities. The room was very small, just enough room to get around the queen sized bed, which was a mattress on a plywood platform, a small flat screen tv with the cable box just hanging from wires below it, an old wooden armchair pushed into a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Expensive due to proximity to the beach. Don't expect hospitality for the money. Don't come back late you won't have a parking space. Some kids will be partying and their friends have your parking space. Bring your own towels. Bring a broom so you can sweep the bathroom floor. Don't stay here if you are a senior citizen. Seems every... More 

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