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The Inn at the Cove
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Excellent place to stay. Only drawback was distance in walking to room from parking lot. No parking in our room area. Would consider staying at this motel again and would probably recommend to others.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon.

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is a great stop for Hwy 1 travellers. All you want to do is watch the Ocean after a day's drive. This is the hotel to do it from. We had 2 Adults 2 Children. No Sofa Beds. Only 2 x Double Bed option. But big size rooms. Nice balcony to enjoy the sunset. Great complimentary hot breakfast.

Room Tip: Save money and take a room on the lower level. It is still a great view.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

Thank you, Wade T, for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased you were able to enjoy the sunset on your balcony after your drive on Highway 1. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Great place to stay on the coast. The motel grounds are great with stunning cliff side views of the ocean. Rooms are very nicely appointed and very clean. Staff is very helpful and the breakfast room had a very nice variety of items. Price was great compared to a previous stay on the coast in Cambria. The Cambria Motel was the Mariner's Inn High cost for an inferior room. This Best Western is Beautiful and a great value!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

Thank you for providing us with a review of your recent stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed everything about your visit from the cleanliness of the rooms to the helpfulness of the staff. We look forward to saying hello to you again when your travels bring you back to the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a great beach front hotel for the price. The view was amazing at sunset and our room could not have been more cozier. The access to the beach may be a little scary for some but make the hike...it is truly peaceful and romantic down there. The outside balcony with chairs and table made it so relaxing to just sit and be still in the beauty of Pismo Beach. The staff was so friendly and helpful. They even gave us a great tip for a local burger place (Garlands) Will definitely stay there again and I have already recommended it to a friend. Bravo!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013

Laura e, thank you so much for staying with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the views at sunset and the local burger recommendation. We thank you for your kind words about the property, it’s location and the friendliness of our staff. We sincerely hope that you can come visit us again.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

We recently stayed at this hotel for a family trip. We got a nice deal on the hotel web site. View of the ocean was awesome. Hotel was conveniently located close to beaches, well maintained and organized. Pool could be better, breakfast serving area was little small.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

Thank you, Shravan, for your recent review of the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are happy to hear that you and your family were able to enjoy the location of the hotel and the awesome ocean views that we offer. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

I took a trip up the California Coast to Pismo Beach for a 2 day get away. We arrived about 4:00pm, walked into the lobby to see a beautiful ocean view. I was hoping our room had a view like that and to my surprise, it did. Very spacious room computer desk flat screen tv with HBO, small table and chairs, lots of various size pillows on the bed. The balcony overlooked the spa, pool and on to a really nice view of the ocean and some rocks jutting out from it. A free breakfast was included, from pancakes to various muffins, yogurts, juices, etc, you could sit inside or outside by the pool. We were able to park about 40 steps from the car on the same level, which was so convenient. We took a short walk out the back of the hotel, crossed the street and their was a wood pathway leading to a gazebo. There was a panoramic view of the ocean and a scenic view of a wall of rocks in a crescent shape. Their was also a flight of stairs to walk down to the ocean on the right. Back towards the hotel, there were more stairs with another view of the ocean, peering through the middle of 2 huge rocks. We were so lucky to have such beautiful weather, about 78-80 degrees in the daytime, about 68 at night at the end of September. The staff at the desk were very nice and accomodated a friend that visited us with our parking card for his vehicle to park, when we all went for a ride in my car. I forgot to bring my bathing suit, so I can't say much about the pool and spa, but it was pretty to look at. All in all I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to anyone!

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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

WeLove2travel_8, thank you for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything about your visit, from the beautiful ocean views to the nice staff at the front desk. We are pleased to hear that we exceed your expectations during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel when you return to the Central Coast.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Excellent hotel in a great location. Large and comfortable room with a balcony overlooking the ocean. Bed was very comfortable, great chairs on the balcony, convenient microwave and refrigerator. Breakfast was good and convenient. Pool was large and spa was hot. Location is fantastic along a large beach access route that is not crowded--at least in the off season. Will definitely stay again and would recommend to anyone.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

Wwbbd – thank you for choosing our hotel and for the recent review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the large room with balcony, the beach access and the extended continental breakfast that we offer. We hope to welcome you back to the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge in the future.

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Additional Information about The Inn at the Cove

Address: 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2100 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range: $136 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Inn at the Cove is the ideal destination for a retreat for real life. Escape your every day in our tranquil, oceanfront setting, and enjoy the hotel's beautiful grounds, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi, newly remodeled guest rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, free parking, Tesla Electric Car charging stations, free Wi-Fi, and unbeatable proximity to the Central Coast's famous wine country and attractions. ... more   less 
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