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Seal Cove Inn

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boca Raton
Reviewed 20 November 2012

We Stayed one night in an upstairs room with a fireplace. The employees were excellent. The building sits back from the road and is quite and relaxing, with a short walk to the shoreline. Most everything else nearby (other than the nearby Distillery) requires a drive, but the drives in the area are worth it. Our room (and the whole...

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Dana Point, California
Reviewed 12 November 2012

A twist in itinerary brought me here. Upon driving in, the sight of this beautiful inn unfolds beneath a canopy of Cedar that is simply breathtaking. The grounds are stuning local flora with a path to the beach that steeps you in peacefulness and welcome solitude from the pace we normally live. The staff is quietly very attentive, discreet yet...

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Stittsville, Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Seal Cove Inn is a very nice and comfortbale inn ! It is well kept, and the staff was extremely helpful and pleasant. The room was large and working fireplace was great ! We could not have picked a nicer and more comfortable place to stay, and the breakfasts were terrific !

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Alabama
Reviewed 5 November 2012

My husband and I stayed here for our 1 year anniversary, and it looked like a beautiful place on trip advisor, so we gave it a shot. When we first arrived the yound women working at the desk took us up to our room and showed us around. She said there was a bottle of white wine in the fridge...

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DanaUnzueta, General Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

It is of great concern when any guest has a disappointing experience. Please accept my personal apology. Your impression of Four Sisters Inns is very important to us and we rely on our guests to help us know when we have failed to meet our own high standards. I have met with my front desk staff and reviewed proper procedure...

Roseville, California
Reviewed 5 November 2012

My wife and I stayed here recently for our 20th anniversary. The inn and the grounds were very nice and we were happy with our room. The common area for sitting and eating breakfast was also very nice. We did have a problem connecting to the wifi on the second floor where our room was located, but the day manager...

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DanaUnzueta, General Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at the Seal Cove Inn for your 20th anniversary; I was delighted to hear that your overall experience was good. I am so sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience with one of my front desk innkeepers. I can certainly understand that you would be upset. This is not our policy and I have...

Irvine, CA
Reviewed 2 November 2012

My husband and I stayed here to celebrate another special birthday. This was our 3rd visit and a disappointment. Gone is the professional front desk replaced by the same young and inexperienced people we experienced recently at another Four Sisters Inn at the Inn at Harbor Steps in Seattle. Also gone is the beautiful quality traditional style furniture in the...

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DanaUnzueta, General Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry that your stay at Seal Cove Inn was a disappointment as compared to previous stays. Karen Brown did sell the inn nearly six years ago and changes and décor reflect this ownership change. I can certainly understand that the current feel of the inn is very different. We do receive communication from time to time from...

Marina
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Everything you read about Seal Cove Inn by all the visitors is right on! It is comfortable, charming, casual, quiet, surounded by nature, and elegant. It is an easy walk to the Marine Sanctuary where you can enjoy beautiful trees and look for seals in the ocean, or go to the beach. The tide was extremely high when we were...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 17 September 2012

After months of research, I decided to spend my wedding weekend here. This is one of the best hotels in which I have stayed. I was there the night before the wedding with my girls, the night of with my husband, and we decided to stay the next night as well. It was too wonderful to leave. The ocean view...

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San Mateo, California, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2012

This is a quick jaunt over the hill from our home in San Mateo, but the restorative pleasure, quiet, and peace is equivalent to a two week stay in an ashram. Okay, I may be overstating, but not by much. My husband and I were in such need of some R & R, all we were able to do the...

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mount pleasant
Reviewed 19 August 2012

I loved my stay here. The bed was fabulously comfortable, the staff were friendly and the location delightful. It would be nice to have tea+coffee facilities in the room [rather than having to toddle down the passageway for them but oh joy there was a fridge in the room and a welcoming bottle of wine. There were chocolates and a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 23 miles south of San Francisco, Seal Cove Inn is an exclusive ten-room Half Moon Bay hotel, set apart by its recently completed renovation, dedication to luxurious details, As You Wish concierge services and peaceful, private surroundings. Cypress trees form a graceful arch over the pathway leading from the hotel down to Seal Cove Beach and the breathtaking Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The inn is ideal for a romantic getaway or corporate retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seal Cove Inn

Address: 221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
Region: United States > California > Moss Beach
Price Range: ₹ 21,474 - ₹ 28,873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seal Cove Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Seal Cove Inn - a Four Sisters Hotel Moss Beach
Seal Cove Inn - a 4 Sisters Inn
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on the 2nd (top) floor have vaulted ceilings and are very quiet. If you have lots of luggage or anything heavy stay on the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 182danm182, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 482pegh, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles LuisMercy, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a garden room and loved having a patio”
 of 5 bubbles Ray1993, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get one with a fireplace and on the bottom floor.”
  • View from Cliff edge - beautiful easy walk from Inn through well groomed cypress forest. 100 yar
 of 5 bubbles accucut, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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