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The Inn at the Cove
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 5 March 2014

The hotel has lovely water views and is just off Hwy 101. Althought it is not located downtown, it is still within a very short distance and for the enthusiastic walker a nice 15 minute stroll down to the center of it all is doable. Overall this hotel is nice, quiet and romantic. No wonder they have won many chain awards.

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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Motters1966, we were thrilled you chose to stay at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge during your recent trip to California. We are happy that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and it’s proximity to the downtown area. We hope to see you again when your travels return you to the Central Coast.

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Amber Smith
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

It was my Fiance's Birthday weekend and we stayed Friday - Sunday. We were very lucky for the weather was beautiful and in the 70's. The location is very convenient just off the highway and easy access yet the sound was not noticeable in the room. The rooms were very nice and clean with a great balcony that look out to the ocean. The location along the ocean was really outstanding with walking trails along the beautiful coast. They provided a morning breakfast that very good. When staying in, we enjoyed the pool and spa area. In the evenings we watch some beautiful sunsets. We enjoyed our long weekend here and would certainly return and recommend this place highly!

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Thank Melvin K
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

We are happy that you allowed us to be part of your Fiancé’s birthday weekend and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed everything about your stay and were able to partake in all of the hotel amenities that we offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 March 2014

We loved our stay at the Shelter Cove Lodge. The view from our room was worth the stay. Even though we had alittle rain while we were there. It did'nt stop us from enjoying the beauty of our surroundings.Our room was very clean and the bed was so soft.

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Thank Mark P
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we are pleased to hear that the rain did not keep you from enjoying our beautiful surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Pismo Beach.

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Reviewed 3 March 2014

I just loved the place from the moment we got here. Me and my girlfriend were on a road trip along the Pacific coast highway and choose Shelter Cove as our stop for the Valentine's day weekend. Everything during the stay was almost perfect.

We took one of the ocean view rooms and managed to get a manager discount for one day. However the second day was pretty expensive for us since it was the President's weekend. But what the hell, we decided to splurge and it was well worth it. The rooms were big, the view was gorgeous, Bed was comfy and bathrooms professionally clean. Another good thing I really liked was their well laid out complimentary continental breakfast. They had plenty of options to choose from (not just a namesake breakfast) and it tasted fresh and delicious. They have some contract with a local bakery so do try their muffins.

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Thank Sushant_jha
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2014

We appreciate you taking the time to post a great review regarding the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge on TripAdvisor. It is so delightful to hear that you and your girlfriend enjoyed our spacious rooms, the extended continental breakfast and your overall stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you and your girlfriend back in the near future.

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We spent one night with our dog at the end of February. The room was upscale and comfortable; the bathroom had a long granite countertop which I love for putting on all my stuff. They brought a basket of goodies for my dog too! The view was fantastic from Rm 803. There was a local pizzeria that delivered a yummy gluten free pizza that was the best I have ever eaten. We will stay here again!

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Thank becky47
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Thank you Becky47 for your review on TripAdvisor of your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear you and your four legged family member enjoyed the room location and the pet basket. We look forward to welcoming your family back to the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge in the near future.

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Reviewed 27 February 2014

We loved our stay! This is one of the nicest, cleanest hotels we have ever stayed in. The bed was one of the most comfortable ever. The restaurant recommendations in the guest binder were spot on. We loved the walking trails to shell beach. Views from our room were fantastic! It could not have been a more perfect weekend.

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Thank Linda B
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Linda B, we appreciate your review of your recent stay with us. It sounds like you were able to take advantage of our central location and enjoy our walking trails. We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything about your stay; we take great pride in maintaining our grounds and the cleanliness of our property and are very happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back when you return to the area.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

Hotel was very clean, all rooms have view of ocean, only downside was the sea was too quiet, we wanted to hear the ocean waves from our room, but they were not noisy enough. book during week if you can rate much better!

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Thank Millie A
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Dear Millie A,

We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the area.

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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: £129 - £310 (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):
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, free Wi-Fi, and unbeatable proximity to the Central Coast's famous wine country and attractions. ... more   less 
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