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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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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Needed a place to stay while traveling up the coast-very happy that I picked this wonderful property. Everyone involved seemed invested in my having a great experience, which I did-and really appreciate-thanks, all!
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An outstanding hotel with great amenities. Pool hot tub. Great breakfast. The room was very spacious. The hotel is very close to restaurants in downtown Pismo Beach.But the thing that makes this hotel truly special is the spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean from anywhere on
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This place is awesome. Stunning view with a very friendly staff. The pool was fun and is set up to block the majority of the wind. Breakfast was yummy to get your day started. Cookies in the afternoon. Higly recommend. 5 STARS
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Fantastic check in with a kind, excellent staff person who never hesitated when realizing our dates were confused. She took it in stride and made it work for our family. The room was wonderful. The little pull out couch has springs that hurt but main bed is very comfortable.
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This hotel is great for a weekend either with the family or just your partner. The views are fantastic, the location is great, breakfast is the typical hot/cold buffet (nothing special), the rooms are great and the pool area and swings also have the same amazing view. and the
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Response from MartinResorts, Front Office Manager at The Inn at the Cove
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Chamo D: Thanks for the great review! We can't get enough of that view! I am very happy you got to enjoy it! And, you found the Cove, definitely the cherry on top! Please come see us again when your travels bring you back to Pismo Beach! Best Wishes, Matt Classen - Guest Service Manager
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No, I don’t believe there was anything like that to pay
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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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Sorry I don’t know. Best to check directly with the hotel.
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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$ 153 - US$ 382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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