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The Inn at the Cove
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

We stayed only one night at this hotel when we were travelling from SF to LA. It was a great option. We were not expecting much, but we were very impressed with the great service and huge apartments. There is a playground close by. We took our soon there to enjoy some time outside, we took beautiful pictures on the short walk from the hotel to the playground. There is no restaurant available at the hotel, but there are two restaurants very close to the hotel that you can order take out, one of them delivers to the hotel. If you are interested in shopping, the hotel is a 5 min drive from the Pismo Beach Premium Outlet. We would stay at this hotel again and I recomment it to everyone who asks me.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
1  Thank Mariacarol29
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2014

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor about the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are so pleased to hear that the entire family enjoyed the spaciousness of our rooms and the friendly staff service. Dinosaur Caves park is the perfect location for family photos and for the kids to run off some energy. Thank you for recommending our hotel and we look forward to your return stay in the near future.

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Amber Smith
Assistant General Manager

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

We stayed in the twin hotel Shore Cliff before and this was a similar experience. Good rooms with a grand view on the ocean and pismo beach pier. Rooms are large, a bit dated design and bathroom but overall clean. There is a fridge and drinks and snacks can be bought at the reception.
Service at the reception desk was very kind and helpfull. Nice to see parking is free. Some restaurants are on walking or close driving distance.
There is very very small swimming pool. Ok for a 5 minute refreshing dive but not for swimming laps..

Room Tip: ask for a top room as for the bottom rooms people could have easier access from the street or pedestrian walk.
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank dieterderam
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Dear dieterderam,

We would like to thank you for your review regarding your recent visit, we welcome any feedback from our guests so that we may always focus on offering the best possible experience for all guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge when you return to California.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
Assistant General Manager

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Right on the cliffs and so romantic. Best stay! Staff excellent. Many excellent restaurants near by. All rooms are ocean view with balconies. You can't beat the scenery and the ambiance. It is a must stay.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank 166MarilynB
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Marilyn B – Thank you for your sharing your recent experience with the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. I am so glad you found our property to be so romantic and that our service left such a wonderful impression on you. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future.

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Amber Smith
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The Best Western Shelter Cove hotel could not have been more perfect. It's situated right on the cliffs and every room has a balcony with an ocean view. We saw whales both mornings! The pool and hot tub was extremely clean, as was the room and grounds of the hotel. We were greeted by a friendly young lady at the front desk who happened to be from our current home town of Pacifica, CA. She presented us with a menu for a local pizza restaurant when we inquired about delivery. There are a lot of local businesses nearby to shop and dine at. For walking, there are nice areas both to the north and to the south to enjoy the scenery and get some exercise. I wish we could have spent more time there, and I would love to go back and just spend some 'chill' time hanging at the hotel and shopping at the nearby premium outlet mall and local shops in Pismo.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Thank JohnTerry26Fan
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

JohnTerry26Fan – We are so pleased to hear that your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge was memorable and that Alissa directed you to one of our favorite pizza establishment. The whales use our location as a stop over on their migration journey to Alaska and bring other wildlife, such as dolphins, with them. We look forward to saying hello when your travels return you to Pismo Beach.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

This hotel is located away from other hotels. Its perched right on the cliffs with amazing views. Every room faces the ocean. We had our pug with us and there was a nice little basket of amenities for him. The walk around the cliff side of the property was very relaxing. It was so nice to fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the ocean and sea birds. The breakfast was average but certainly doable. We would certainly stay here again!

Room Tip: Every room has an ocean view so you really cant go wrong!
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jill D
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ShelterCoveGM, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Dear Jill D.,

Thank you for the recent review of your stay with us at the Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge. We are fortunate to offer amazing views of the Pacific Ocean from our entire property and happy to hear that these views and our other amenities offered you a relaxing stay. We look forward to welcoming you and your pug back to the hotel in near future.

Sincerely,
Amber Smith
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