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“In the heart of the Homer Spit”
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Welcome to The Sea Lion Cove on the Spit
View #3, South unit
Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Homer, Alaska

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David B
North Ridgeville, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“In the heart of the Homer Spit”
Reviewed August 30, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We loved the location. It is within easy walking distance of everything on the Spit. It also has a great view of Cook Inlet. It had everything we needed and more.

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Scott B
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Location & Views are amazing! Whale watching from the deck!”
Reviewed August 3, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

My wife and I stayed here for the Homer portion of our honeymoon and it was incredible! We used the binoculars provided and were able to watch the whales and orcas from the deck! The location cant be beat as this is next door to captain patties and a block or less walk to all the major rental places on the spit. Hop, skip, and jump from the Salty Dawg Saloon! Owners were quick to bring in supplies when we ran out and they were very friendly to work with! Highly recommend this place to anyone!

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Stef706
Aspen, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing ocean view condo”
Reviewed July 27, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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The location of the condo is perfect. Right in front of the beach. Coffee shops and restaurants are only a few steps away. Very convenient to get a boat in the early morning. The condo is very clean and well organized.

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barefoot1...
Eastern Shore of VA
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect location on Homer Spit”
Reviewed July 9, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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We stayed in the south apartment for three nights and were very pleased. Though the Spit was lively during the day, it was very quiet at night for sleeping. Easy steps up to the second floor unit. Super restaurant next door...Captain Pattie's, and homemade gelato shop on the other side. Unit has comfortable bed, microwave, coffee pot and filters, hot plate, toaster. One window looks out over the shops and the sliding glass doors look out over the water and snow-capped mountains. Small grocery store and liquor store a short walk away. We enjoyed watching the boats come and go and the fish catches hung up every afternoon...lots of halibut and salmon! We were traveling without a car so took cab into town to museum and restaurant. Owners of gallery were incredibly helpful. Highly recommend and would stay here again.

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Kickbass
Colorado
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159 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“We will always stay here when in Homer”
Reviewed November 13, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed for 9 days/8 nights this summer--we will never look anywhere else when in Homer. Perfect location--right on the Spit, the harbor is right across the road, the Salty Dawg is about a 2 minute walk away. Could walk to the end of the Spit and catch all the flounder you would want. Great local information provided by Gary, couldn't have asked for anything more. Will definitely be back. My wife, teenage daughter and I stayed comfortably for the trip. Having a kitchen saved us a ton of money, because dining out on the Spit is a little pricey.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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J S
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Location”
Reviewed July 23, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed in the south (second) apartment, which means that we had the jetted tub AND that we passed the north unit door to get to ours. The apartment was small, but suitable. This is smack in the center of the Homer spit. We easily walked to the beach, to the Salty Dawg, to restaurants, even to the marina. The bed was comfortable. We didn't watch television, but if that is important to you- it is at a very strange angle on the wall. Lots of magazines and tour guides were available and the WIFi was smooth. The little kitchenette was satisfactory. We only used the sink and the fridge. It's a little pricey for this time of year, but you really can't beat the location.

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