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The Inn at the Cove

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall my expectations were very high coming to this property. I assumed given the $250 a night room rate in Pismo Beach things would be amazing.. but nah. The room decor is mediocre at best. It's mix between my grandmother's sitting room and a nautically themed motel. The rooms need a serious update. I'm pretty sure the duvet in the...

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Bakersfield, California
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The reason to stay here is obvious upon arrival—the ocean views are outstanding. The room we had was fine—clean, roomy and comfortable. The only small problem was the fitted sheet on the otherwise very comfortable bed would not stay in place. The breakfast offerings were good, though when we arrived the eggs and breakfast meat were temporarily unavailable until the...

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Tustin, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This property is all about the views. We were regular visitors to the property when it was a great value as the Best Western Shelter Cove. When it was sold and upgraded to the Inn @ The Cove the prices went significantly up. If the views become impacted - the experience declines rapidly. Heavy equipment parked in the parking lot...

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Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time here and The view was beautiful, rooms very clean. Our stay overall was excellent . Will definitely return. I highly recommend this hotel for a romantic or family getaway. The only disappointing thing was that there was some construction going on and were not able to go down to the beach.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Will not return or recommend. My 27th year wedding Anniversary stay. The fitted sheet did not fit properly on the mattress, came up several times during the night. Got a early a.m. Wake up text asking me if I want to save $10 and forgo maid the services after an already poor nights sleep. First room located over construction equipment...

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Orcutt, California, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great one night stay at the Inn at the Cove. The staff was great, the room was extremely clean and comfortable, the views were beautiful. We will be sure to stay here again in the near feature.

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Inn at the Cove was centrally located, all the rooms are ocean front and the service was amazing. We felt special and the staff was so warm and welcoming. We highly recommend this place, sort of a best kept secret of Pismo and Shell Beach.

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Chester Le St
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fabuolous hotel and amazing views. Room was beautiful and had everything you would need. Only downside there was they didnt have any red wine and 1 type of white. But guess thats not the end of the world!!

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Charlottenlund, Denmark
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Views from rooms is splendid and the Cove is a bit outside the city- the otherwise rather horrible, touristic Pismo Beach. Very friendly and helpful staff, but the breakfast is unfortunately as bad as most other California hotels. Sugar in the bread, sugar in the youghurt, no cheese. The Inn could with an improved (healthy) breakfast become a top-class hotel.

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Whittier
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wrote a review on Yelp. Sophia was the deal breaker. Housekeeping failed to clean the room out second and last day there. We had stepped out all day. By the time we got back, the housekeepers were gone. Front desk Sophia didn't make things any better. Immature and unprofessional. We had to negotiate for 5 minutes for her to finally...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about The Inn at the Cove

Address: 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2100 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: ₹ 13,919 - ₹ 28,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
Best Western Shelter Cove Hotel
Best Western Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“Get a room with a balcony on the second floor”
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markrob84, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper level is the way to go”
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549debbyj, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views and privacy from ocean front kings.”
SylviaTim, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Incredible views!!!”
Debelizabeth, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors are quieter. But you can hear everyone's conversations on the balcony.”
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Writerchickie, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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