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The Inn at the Cove
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Stayed here rather than in San Luis Obispo for our daughter's graduation. The room was big and clean - bed very comfortable. We loved hanging out on the balcony with a glass of coffee in the morning or wine in the evening. Took a daily jaunt down to the tide pools - just beautiful.

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was adequate, but we chose the hotel for the view -not the free breakfast. As someone else mentioned, a full-length mirror would be nice! All in all this is a great, friendly, beautiful place to stay and I would definitely recommend it!

Room Tip: I don't think there is a bad room in the complex, but we were in 702 and it was great!
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2013

Thank you for taking the time and providing us feedback on TripAdvisor about your recent stay. We are delighted to hear that you were able to enjoy the spacious room, balcony and beach access. We also appreciate you taking the time to compliment the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the Pismo Beach area.

Sincerely,
Kalie Howard

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Reviewed 17 June 2013

great service and clean rooms. loved the little balcony with outstanding ocean view. The convenience of the microwave and refrigerator made our eating expenses more affordable although we love to eat out too. It was just a short drive to our favorite restaurants. We loved the peacefulness and did not want to leave, but no more reservations available.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Vicki B
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2013

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us. We are so pleased to hear that you found our accommodations to be clean and comfortable, in addition to our wonderful customer service. We pride ourselves on the abundance of amenities that we offer along with our outstanding ocean views. We are sorry to heat that we were unable to accommodate you staying with us longer, but hope to welcome you back to the Best Western Shelter Cove again very soon.

Sincerely,
Kalie Howard

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Reviewed 17 June 2013

The rooms were very expensive for what you get. Very disappointed in the breakfast. Other best westerns we've stayed at have freshly cooked sausage, bacon, eggs, wonderful waffles. I was told the manager had a run in with the waffle people so they quit having them. Too sad since they were so good. It was almost impossible to get towels for the pool. He pool was too cold to go in anyway. The staff was not very friendly.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed 13 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night here and loved the view! The room was decent but didn't find it fitting the price but at least it was clean. The staff was great, too! We enjoyed our stay but probably won't stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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1  Thank MarieWednesday
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2013

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your recent stay. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful views and found our staff to be so great. We often have specials available for specific dates, auto club members, return guests, etc. and would be very pleased to assist you in finding a date and special rate that works best for your next trip. We hope to see you the next time your travels bring you back to Pismo Beach.

Sincerely,

Kalie Howard

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Reviewed 12 June 2013

Drove from San Francisco along the Californian 1 Highway road to Pismo fantastic drive, stayed here with my husband. Lovely place to stay, great views from our room, walked to Pismo beach Pier in the evening to dine, some nice little shops there, took us around 40 minutes. Pismo is lively at night with several places offering live music and it's great to watch the surfers in the evening. Would have no hesitation returning to this hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2013

Thank you for your wonderful comments about your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the location, views and the local night life. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Kalie Howard

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Reviewed 31 May 2013

My wife and I stayed here two night in May excellent remodeled rooms with great views. Loved the hotel. Would come back ina heart beat. Great location. Great views. The remodel was just finishing up when we got there. The first night the lobby and check in was still in a room. The breakfast room was not finished by the time we left.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2013

Thank you for taking the time and providing us with feedback from your recent stay on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your two night stay and our great views. We look forward to your return visit.

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Kalie Howard
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

The hotel and employees were awesome. My husband and I were very happy. We have stayed at other hotels that say "ocean front view" and this was one the best. We will definitely be going back for another weekend.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Rosemary C
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ShelterCoveGM, General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2013

Thank you for your recent stay and review of us. We are glad to hear you found our employees and hotel awesome. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Pismo Beach.

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Kalie Howard
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Additional Information about The Inn at the Cove

Address: 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2100 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range: £138 - £304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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 
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Also Known As:
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Best Western Shelter Cove Hotel
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