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The Inn at the Cove

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Decided that with a 3 month old that was entering a phase of "can't stand car rides", it would be an easier trip back up to the Bay Area from Los Angeles to split the trip in two. With that idea, it made sense to make a stop in the Pismo Beach area, and get some beach time with
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Checked in with veronica at desk .She was the best.beautiful person and full of personality. She offered me a choice of 2 wines. There were chocolate chip cookies in jar on counter. Stay was for 2 days .usually i request a room on bottom floor near pool but when i made
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The view was spectacular we did not want to leave and the treats for Weeni our dog was very appreciated by her. I would love to come back anytime and stay. The breakfast wasd delicious and had every variety you could want. Thank you for making our time so special!
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Amazing views and wonderful customer service! The rooms are very comfortable and love having the patio with the ocean view. The complimentary breakfast is very good. We will definitely be back another time!
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Response from MartinResorts, Front Office Manager at The Inn at the Cove
Responded 4 days ago
Dear kimsullivan: Thank you for the kind words! We always do our best to give you a memorable experience. The views from the patios have been particularly good with this weather this week! Please come see us again soon. Best Wishes, Matt Classen - Guest Service Manager
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Nice view and beach, well decorated interior design and good cleanliness. This hotel didn’t provide laundry but the nearby hotels did and the staff told us we could go to the nearby hotels for laundry but we didn’t go eventually because it was still in driving distance. The fan
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Response from MartinResorts, Front Office Manager at The Inn at the Cove
Responded 5 days ago
Dear juhaol: Thank you for sharing your experience with us. The view and the beach are indeed spectacular! Thank you for the comments on staff. I will address those directly. We appreciate you staying with us and hope to see you again on your next trip to Pismo Beach. Best Regards, Matt Classen - Guest Service Manager
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Sunset @ Pismo
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Another view from the trail
Is there a daily “resort fee” or “facilities fee”?
No, I don’t believe there was anything like that to pay
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Do you have handicap accessible rooms with an ocean view?
Our room was easily accessible from the parking and had a great view. I believe that was Room 412 or 421, maybe. Anyway, there are two levels of guest rooms: those direct from parking lot which is upstairs, and another level below. The pool and lounge areas are on the lower level, but I believe there is an elevator.
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When will the pool and spa reopen. Also, when will direct beach access be available?
Sorry I don’t know. Best to check directly with the hotel.
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What is a "standard" room? Do you still get an ocean view?
The ocean front rooms have amazing 180 degree views of the ocean. The other rooms have at least a partial view of the ocean.
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The beach area below the Inn is accessed by a short but steep trail. I have seen many families at this beach. If the children are very young I would recommend the main beach at Pismo. It is just a brief drive away and is long an flat.
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"Bring some wine to watch the sunset from your deck. "
"Ask for upper floor to get the full ocean view."
"Pay the extra $ for the room with an ocean view. "
"Upper rooms, ocean front, # 500 to 700's"
"We booked the room on the website and got a huge discount for a last minute trip!"
US$ 161 - US$ 383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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