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Dolphin Cove Motel

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

This hotel has great views being right beside the beach, the room was clean but smelt very musty. However I would never stay again or recommend anyone else stay. It badly needs redecorating and new linens. Room very small, no aircon, no opening window to front. There was a fridge and a microwave both plonked on top of the only...

1Thank Debra S
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The location of this motel is perfect, right out the door and the beach is there. The pier is just steps away. Tables and chairs are available to have a cup of coffee in the morning to greet the day or enjoy the BEAUTIFUL SUNSET. Stores and shopping are walking distant.Our rooms were clean and fresh, the staff were very...

Thank Joon61
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This motel is in a fantastic location with each room having a sea view! Free parking was very convenient for us too. Our room was small, but it did have everything we needed and was very clean. Great price too! Only downside is that the wifi wasn't great at all, but with the beach right outside the door who needs...

Thank Afternoony
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

All the reviews seem to have got it just about right. Great location right on the Beach, but very basic property, no air con in our room at least, though it wasn't really needed with night temps even in July. Would have been shocked at how basic the room was for the price if not for warned, Shower was good...

Thank Batsboro
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely little stop. We were lucky enough to stumble across this place. Reception staff very friendly and helpful. Cosy little room with plenty of cable tv if you don't like to be outside. Amazing location for price. Would stay again if passing by.

Thank Adrian K
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The location of the Dolphin Cove Motel cannot be beat! It is right on the beach, and walking distance to both Splash Cafe and Old West Cinnamon Rolls (both must eats in Pismo). The room was decent and clean, though the walls are a little thin. But, it's an old motel, so thin walls are not unexpected. What was odd...

1Thank DancingEmpress
Fresno, California
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I can't really complain because my kids loved it. They loved the fact that it was literally next to the beach. We sat outside as we watched the sunset with our dinner. They could of at least wash their tables and chairs daily.. (I had to wash it because it was so dirty).. I would come back to this location...

Thank Chyna_Organic
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

On our drive from San Francisco to L.A we stopped here overnight. Clean and comfortable rooms. Powerful shower. Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent location - right on the pier of Pismo Beach. Excellent value for money.

Thank clairemarie20
Fresno, California
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Great location: at wharf, steps to the beach, wharf and restaurants. No view from RM one, but not in room that much. Door lock needs to be more secure, especially when in room. No closet, only hook on door and shower door (i was there for a wedding and had to be creative with my dress). TV had more channels...

Thank Karen K
Fresno, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Been coming here for close to twenty years with my family since my daughters were small. This motel had been in steady decline over the years, especially with the previous managers/owners. We only kept coming back because of the location, close to the beach, town, and the pier. We came in early July this year and new owners Kris and...

Thank AndyE55

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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
In your room
  • 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: $123 - $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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Also Known As:
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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