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The Inn at the Cove
Ranked #2 of 27 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
south florida
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78 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great sunset views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I would recommend the second floor if you can get it, great views of the cove, the cliffs and the sunset. The parking lot is actually on the same level as the second level and you just walk across a small walkway, you must walk down stairs for the first level. Newly renovated room.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, January 6, 2014
Thank you canesfam1 for your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are pleased our newly renovated rooms and the views from our property. We have some of the most beautiful sunset views on the Central Coast and are so pleased that you enjoyed them as much as we do. We appreciate the feedback you gave and hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to California.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

This place was amazing, we got there a little late, our room was still there waiting for us. The staff is very friendly and if you need anything, just ask and they will help you. Very clean, everything was a pleasure from the moment we arrived till the time we left. The view from our room was just breathtaking, right in front if the ocean on the most beautiful location. There's pathways that go around the cliffs and you can stroll around and enjoy the ocean view. Stairs take you to a beach right next to the hotel and it's a real gem. Overal our stay there was amazing. I will return for sure!

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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 31, 2013
Dear Ominozzo,

At the Best Western Shelter Cove Lodge we strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and are extremely pleased to hear that we did so with you. Thank you again for the glowing review, we look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you back to Pismo Beach.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2013

Shelter Cove was a great quiet place with stunning views. A very friendly staff. The room was very clean and well decorated. The pool was closed for resurfacing of the deck, but we were allowed to use a neighboring hotel. The breakfast was a typical Best Western fare.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 31, 2013
Thank you for your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We thank you for your kind words about our property, including its location and the friendliness of our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel when you return to the Central Coast.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

Great hotel in Pismo. The rooms have been renovated and are nice and clean. I prefer to stay on the upstairs level. We were in a downstairs room (only rooms left with a king size bed) and could hear the upstairs people quite clearly. I would not stay in a downstairs room again and if those are the only ones available I probably would not stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 24, 2013
Thank you KatiePesq for the recent review and stay at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We value your feedback and continued loyalty. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our renovated rooms and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the Central Coast. Please feel free to call us directly prior to your visit so that we can do our very best to accommodate you in an upper level room.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stayed here as a family of 2 adults and 2 children as an overnight stay on our way down the coast. Unfortunately as we spent the day driving down and stopping many times along the way, we didn't arrive until after 5pm. We were also heading off early the next day so very limited time here. The hotel way exceeded our expectations. Rooms were large with everything we needed and the breakfast was the standard fare.

What makes this place so great is the view and the grounds. We enjoyed our short time walking around the grounds appreciating the views. We were advised to try the Mexican restaurant just down the road and it did not disappoint - we were there right on sunset and it was spectacular.

The pool was so inviting we decided to go for a late night swim. It was a bit cold for me but the spa was perfect. :) Thankfully everyone else stayed in the pool.

Would definitely stay here again and try to stay for a couple of nights.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 24, 2013
Dear kaz0908,

Thank you for your recent review of the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are so happy to hear that you took pleasure in every aspect of your stay with us, including the recommendation for the local Mexican restaurant. We as a team take great pride in maintaining our beautiful property and are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed it as much as we do. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel and hopefully for a longer stay in the near future.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
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Orange, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013

The hotel is located along the west coast of CA. The hotel has standard services including a light continental breakfast and exceptional ocean views. This area within the town of Pismo Beach is part of a network of 5 little cities with several similar hotels.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 16, 2013
Kent F – Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent visit to the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our exceptional views and amenities. We hope you will stay with us again in the near future.

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Amber Smith
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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

Loved our stay at Best Western Shelter Cove! My family vacations in Pismo Beach every year and we've tried various resorts, but this one had the best price for ocean view room. It's not cheap for a Best Western, but one would be hard pressed to get such good view for the price.The room was also more spacious than ones at other
hotels in the area. The hotel overall was in good condition and the free breakfast was adequate. Walking on the path that runs along the back of the hotel made me feel like I was in Hawaii. We liked it that the hotel was on a quiet, secluded stretch of Pismo coastline (away from the crowds near the pier) and we enjoyed the beautiful sunset from our balcony. I would recommend this hotel for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway with great ocean view.

  • Stayed December 2013
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review, December 16, 2013
Dear lcc77,
Thank you for your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and would recommend our location. We are also very pleased to read that you had the opportunity to utilize our walking paths and take in our gorgeous views. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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Amber Smith
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Property: 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 (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Pismo Beach, The Inn at the Cove is an all oceanfront hotel offering stunning panoramic ocean views and a tranquil setting. Enjoy the hotel's beautiful grounds, outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, newly remodeled guest rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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