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Reviewed 1 January 2016

We reserved only a few days in advance and had an easy transaction nonetheless. The Inn is a beautiful facility, neatly kept, with friendly staff. The view from our balcony was nothing short of amazing... a sunset we will remember forever and waves coming in throughout the night, beautiful music to sleep to... we will return again and again... Plan...

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Julie L, Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review our Inn. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Food is a challenge around here - especially during the winter - but Christmas Day - we all almost starved! Sounds like you are the "make it happen" kind of person and went with the Shelter Cove flow... The Welcome...

Newark, California
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The location is gorgeous and right on the water. Whales were constantly in view just off the coast. The room was modern and spacious for 3 people, even though we had brought a lot of stuff. The restaurant was closed for the season and the nearby eateries and stores had limited hours over Christmas, so we brought a lot of...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write this review. I'm so glad you were able to see our visiting whales. They are quite a site, aren't they? I am sorry about the WiFi and will look into it. I don't think, no matter how many people were using it, that it should have slowed down. Please come back to...

Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I have been coming to the Oceanfront for 15 years. Not only is it right on the ocean the rooms are comfortable,warm and very accomadating.The view and the sounds are magnificent. The foghorn the seals the crashing of the waves . Totally romantic to say the least.The Cove restaurant in house down below has some of the best food I...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a thorough review. You are right, the sounds are magnificent. Being able to leave your slider open to the your private balcony and the ocean is a definite plus. Any of the sounds alone can lull you to sleep - the foghorn, the seals, the crashing waves. Put them all together and you've got an amazing...

Fernley, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I have been going to the Cove for the past three years, I schedule it to cover my husbands birthday and our anniversary in July. The weather is always perfect, Lots of layed back entertainment, sea lions, tide pools, plenty of places to walk and not get hurt, I also bring my 88 year old mother with us, she loves...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a nice review. I'm so glad you appreciate the wildlife that is so abundant here in the Cove and so easily seen from your balcony. Whales are traveling through now. I hope you were able to see some. We have a family of river otters on our beach, too, that use our staircase to come up here...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Rooms were new/clean and modern. Restaurant on 1st floor of hotel is very convenient. Food was good for a restaurant in the middle of nowhere with wine and local area beers. Again view is great. If you have a lot of heavy suitcases (wives) your husband may not want the 3rd floor because they're are no elevators. Staff will help...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Ah, yes... The view... Amazing what can be seen if you sit on your balcony and watch. Whales are coming by now. What a treat. Thank you for your great review. We're glad that you enjoyed everything - including our restaurant. The Cove Restaurant is open Thursday through Sunday for dinner and we're glad you didn't miss it. Please come...

Cassel, California, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We had no problems at all with getting a room, of course it was in November and off season, but we got a beautiful room, with a balcony looking over the beach. The manager gave us a AARP discount and a free third night with a 2 night booking. Room was very clean. The beds comfortable, felt like a soft...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful "soft hug" review. You got the full treatment - birthday or anniversary? Come back. More "soft hugs" waiting for you.

Trittenheim, Germany
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We wanted the peace and quiet, beauty, nature that Shelter Cove offers. We originally booked through booking.com for a 7-day stay here. The manager emailed me and asked me to call her. I should have known then that something shady was happening. She asked me to cancel my room on booking.com and not say anything so she could give me...

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that these guests were so unhappy with everything. Our other reviews, being so positive, show that there was a definite misunderstanding involved. We try to make every guest happy and comfortable.

Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stayed in the private apartment which was perfect for us and our two dogs. Not fancy but very comfortable. Kelly in the office was friendly and laid back. Apartment had everything we needed. Literally right on the ocean.

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Julie L, General Manager at The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you taking your time to write a such a nice review. It's nice to hear that Kelly does such a great job while I'm gone (I knew she did!!). If you are able to return, our Winter Special (three nights for the price of two) runs every year from November 1 until April 30. I hope you are able...

Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We loved our accommodations....very comfortable, clean and right on top of the beach!!! The views from our deck was spectacular, we saw lots of wild sea life and left the slider door open at night to enjoy hearing the ocean and feeling the breeze as we fell asleep... Julie, the young lady that keeps everything running smoothly was very helpful...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This hotel is a hidden gem! It was well worth the long secluded drive to Shelter Cove. We felt extremely welcomed as soon as we stepped on site. The room was inviting, clean, and had a terrific view of the Pacific Ocean. Extra special touches included a welcome basket of snacks and postage included postcards. We ate at the hotel's...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn is located on the northern California Lost Coast, Shelter Cove California. Relax and recharge in our newly renovated oceanfront lodging rooms and suites. Captain's Quarters offer Jacuzzi tubs with views of the surf. Oceanfront Inn location has steps down to the beach -- tide pools, fishing, boating, surfing and hiking. New flat screen TVs and free wi-fi keep you connected to civilization if you want to be. Or get away from it all and immerse yourself in the unparalleled natural beauty of the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn

Address: 26 Seal Ct, Shelter Cove, CA 95589-9155
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Shelter Cove
Price Range: ₹ 9,270 - ₹ 18,151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“You likjke to watch the Pacific Ocean move around while viewing excellent sunsets from your private balcony? Then this place is for you.”
jefflD1111QH, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are only eight rooms and all have a balcony and ocean views.”
Michaelg429, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from this filthy place.”
KarelV682, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Apt #1 best view, and stairs are right there to the beach, but manager lives above with small child.”
lanadyer, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor with ocean view for sure”
  • Seals on the cliff below the room
  • View of the fog rolling as you climb down towards Shelter Cove
JEJHouston, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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