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Dolphin Cove Motel

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San Diego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here twice and you cannot beat the location. The staff at the front desk is wonderful and helpful and friendly.PROS are that you can walk to the pier and to restaurants and you cannot beat the locations and the views and the sunsets. There is a coffee maker in the room and a microwave and a small...

Thank anniedutch13
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had booked this motel after looking at the alternatives. It certainly was not expensive but even allowing for that, is pretty rundown. We arrived at 6pm to find that our booked and paid for 2 bedroom unit with a view had been given to someone else. No apology, no refund and a complaint that the proprietor was unhappy at...

1Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Staff at the front desk was so friendly. They even gave me a call to see if I was still checking in and they knew who I was when I checked in. The location was prefect, right next to the pier, shops and restaurants, walking distance to everything. In the morning, I opened the curtain to an amazing view. Room...

1Thank David P
Reviewed 11 November 2016

It's just old time charm. Location was awesome , you can get anything and anywhere within walking distance . Housekeeping were so sweet and friendly . Especially Lupe. Office staff were friendly and accommodating . We ended up staying an extra week. There is a seagull that seems to be part of the staff. We called him George.

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The hotel seemed cute and the location was great. Unfortunately as soon as we got into the bed we discovered bed bugs. The owners refunded our money, but seemed as if they had had the problem before. We didn't stay the night.

3Thank Alex B
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here over the weekend and it was great! The motel is right on the pier so it has a great view of the beach. We stayed on the 2nd floor, which had a better view than the 1st floor. Rooms were very clean and the staff was friendly. I would highly recommend staying here. Perfect...

Thank Rhealee L
Long Barn, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The motel is old, but the room was very clean and that is all I needed on this trip. It was very nice to be able to hear the waves that I could hear from the room. Great location within steps of the beach. The hot water from the shower ran out after 4 minutes and that was my only...

1Thank CaSwede1
Rock Springs, WY
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I booked an extended 8 night stay at this motel. Upon arrival, I found the new manager and the gentleman assisting her to be very pleasant, helpful and accommodating. Once set up in the room, My dog and I hit the beach. I used to live in the area for 4 years and this was my first time back in...

Thank travelbug43_8
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Well, located right in front of the beach. Arrived at 10pm, the owner who leaves there came down do deal with us, she was friendly and helpful. Room were clean, but in the back of the building are the trashes, which is where the bathroom window is. -1 we had a hard time finding power plug (except the one on...

Thank Xavier L
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is so far the best motel we had on our roadtrip! The location is just outstanding, you can see and hear the ocean from your bedroom! The rooms are very nice and comfortable, and the motel has a beautiful maritime Style! A nice indian family runs this place, and they try everything to make your stay even better! Especially...

Thank Ju J

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Cove Motel

Address: 170 Main St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2629
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $121 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Cove Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Dolphin Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“I would go with a second floor room to enjoy the ocean view. It has a better vantage point.”
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 of 5 bubbles davidpF4184IT, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A better view of the ocean from the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles CaSwede1, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you like a little more room, upgrade to a king size bed room and it's just right. The queen is a little tight.”
 of 5 bubbles travelbug43_8, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room upstairs, the view will blow your mind!”
 of 5 bubbles juj951, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 1 at all costs. Also avoid rooms 20, 21 & 2.”
 of 5 bubbles balim00n, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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