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“Beautiful Property!”
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Seal Cove Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Moss Beach B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reno, Nevada
1 review
“Beautiful Property!”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

This property is absolutely beautiful. The location is amazing with lovely walking trails along the ocean. Breakfast was delicious. The staff was extremely friendly. We brought our two young children and the staff went out of their way to accommodate us at breakfast and throughout our stay. We will definitely be back...likely without children next time, as this property is extremely romantic.

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Reviewed 6 April 2014

We were looking for a place near the ocean in SF bay area to stay to celebrate my wife's birthday.
After several unsuccessful attempts to book one of the places I knew in Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay and Sausalito, I found this amazing B&B. We had a wonderful stay, and are extremely happy that we came there. We stayed in one of their larger rooms, for which we were given a large discount for the last minute booking. The room is really huge with high ceiling, and it is very nicely appointed. The place is extremely quiet and our stay was enjoyable. The area around is fantastic for hiking. You can walk miles and miles along the coast. The trail starts right from the parking lot of the inn. We will certainly be back.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Braselton, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2014

This property is magical. The grounds are immaculate, staff is attentive,professional and helpful.
Christina, the chef, provides an amazing breakfast. I really enjoy their homemade cookies in the evening and their wine and cheese gatherings in the afternoon.

Room Tip: For seniors the bottom suites are the easiest but the upper rooms have a wonderful porch that views...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Iowa City, Iowa
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

Excellent stay. If you are looking for a loud, thrill ride stay, drive past. If you have nothing to do, and enjoy that, bring a book and stay here. Quiet, great service, attention to detail, and a great location. Breakfast was excellent. Wine in evening was very enjoyable. Husbands, if you bring your spouse, you get bonus points.

Don't be swayed by previous negative review regarding pet situation. These people are great.

I booked online directly on their site. Easy. If you book on price, stay at a comfort inn. This is a small property, quaint, with a nice garden view. The ocean is an easy walk on a trail that connects to the property.

I will stay here again

  • Stayed April 2014
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Seal_Cove_Inn, Owner at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review, 5 April 2014
Thanks so much for your kind words! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope we'll see you again next time you're in the area.
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

My wife and I enjoyed an incredible baby-moon weekend at the Seal Cove Inn. We rarely write reviews, but the Seal Cove Inn is worthy of a glowing review. My wife and I are often skeptical of "bed and breakfast" type accommodations because you never know if you are going to get charming but tiny, tiny rooms, or new and grumpy, or whatever... The Seal Cove Inn feels like a wonderful English Inn but it was recently renovated with huge rooms and a very relaxing common space. The garden around the property is fabulous. The breakfasts were delicious. The staff was warm and friendly. And the location is perfect. It's a quarter mile away from the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve with great tide pooling and there is plenty of hiking and biking around the area. For my money, you get the same quality of accommodations as the Ritz further down Highway 1, but with much more charm and personal touch at a more reasonable price.

Room Tip: The rooms on the upper floor have vaulted ceilings and little balconies to look out over the garden...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

This was a wonderful find. I lived in San Francisco for over 8 years and never traveled down to this area. I wonder why not. It is beautiful and this Inn is only 20 minutes from the San Francisco Airport. There is a 5 minute walk to the ocean where you can visit the seal's with the most amazing views. The Inn has beautiful gardens and although it was cold when we were there we did sit outside and have wine in the afternoon and it was wonderful. They serve a very good breakfast that will keep you going for hours. If you get a chance go, you will love it.

Room Tip: I don't think there can be a bad room at this Inn.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Santa Rosa, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We enjoyed two nights celebrating my mother's 85th birthday. The accommodations were just
so comfortable from the beautiful garden views to the cozy fireplace and the most comfortable
beds. Kelly and her staff accommodated our every request...THANK YOU. The morning breakfasts were delicious , hearty and very creative. I would recommend The Seal Cove Inn to anyone looking for a simple, peaceful, comfortable, private getaway or for a special occasion...very romantic..... RB

Room Tip: Ground floor ..Garden room #3
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Additional Information about Seal Cove Inn

Property: Seal Cove Inn
Address: 221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
Region: United States > California > Moss Beach
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Moss Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seal Cove Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just 23 miles south of San Francisco, Seal Cove Inn is an exclusive ten-room Half Moon Bay hotel, set apart by its recently completed renovation, dedication to luxurious details, As You Wish concierge services and peaceful, private surroundings. Cypress trees form a graceful arch over the pathway leading from the hotel down to Seal Cove Beach and the breathtaking Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The inn is ideal for a romantic getaway or corporate retreat. ... more   less 
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Seal Cove Inn - a Four Sisters Hotel Moss Beach
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