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The Inn at the Cove

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Charlottenlund, Denmark
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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 6 days ago NEW

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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Manteca, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Inn at the Cove was outstanding. Great view, good service and a very pleasant work force. Maybe the only whine is that we stayed 3 days and breakfast was the same all three days. But we will be back.

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Redondo Beach
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a relaxing trip, listening to the waves crashing on the cliff side. Sitting on the balcony watching sea otters play in the waves while eating breakfast. Close to the beach and dog friendly. Lots of dog friendly places to eat in the area.

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Burlingame
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel had everything you could ask for. Very comfortable and clean rooms. The pool area was very enjoyable. Terrific breakfast - better than other places we have stayed. Outstanding staff. Would recommend and will be back for sure.

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are good. View great from upper floor. Overall hotel - feeling of 3 star hotel. Pool - basic but with views. Breakfast - very basic as in typical 2-3 star hotel. Would have been 5 star if cost was aligned to experience, but for a $350-$400 per night, does not make sense and will not come back. Recommendation to...

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Culver City
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I wanted to do something special (and affordable) for our 1-year anniversary. We found the Inn at the Cove online and were impressed right away. This hotel is simply a gem. The location cannot be better. Great amenities on-site and the facilities were perfectly maintained. But what really impressed us were the little things. For example, upon...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an enjoyable trip. They allowed me to use the gym at the sister property, which was very helpful since they do not have one. The view is amazing. We saw numerous whales during our stay there. They are close enough that binoculars are not required.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was exceptional and the staff even more so. We went without needing anything. The view was incredible and the ambiance was so serene. The absolute best place to stay in Pismo Beach. While this was only our first stay, we will definitely be back!

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Penfield, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The natural setting of the cliffs to the North of Pismo Beach proper is perfectly complemented by the simple elegance of the INN at the Cove. The room we had on the upper floor was perfect in relation to the view and well insulated from negative sounds. Great for hearing the ocean!

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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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 14,121 - ₹ 28,048 (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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“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
“Find something facing west-northwest to enjoy the sunsets from your balcony. Pier facing will not have a sunset view.”
psuedotraveler, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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