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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Beautiful views of the ocean coastline, with a great basic breakfast, it is very close to town and very accessible from the freeway, the attendants were very courteous and friendly, We were both very happy with the room and the experience, and would definitely come back again!

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Rafael B, Thank you for the review of your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove. We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff and hotel. It is definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon! Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General...

Laguna Niguel
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We love returning back to Inn At The Cove, at least 2 times a year. We wouldn't stay anywhere else We love the resort and the location. Amber at the front office is fantastic. Would love a better freezer in the room

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear D4763FBcarolync, Thank you for the wonderful review! It always makes me happy to hear that guests feel at home while staying at our beautiful hotel. The staff works hard to be welcoming, professional, and accommodating, and interacting with guests is one of the best parts of the job. We cannot wait to welcome you back to the hotel! Sincerely,...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed one night on our drive from Monterey to LA and this was the perfect stopping point! Every room has a lovely view, but I'm glad we chose an upper level (super comfy) king and the bedroom itself was huge with gorgeous high ceilings. No early check in, but it gave us some time to explore. Room was exceptionally clean...

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear LifeSaver615, Thank you for such a glowing review of the Inn at the Cove on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased you chose to share your birthday with us and enjoyed your gift from the staff. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Pismo Beach. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Cave Creek
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Not very friendly, room not very clean, computers not working at checkout. Was told that I would receive checkout info later via email, but day later and still no information from them.I will wait one more day and if still no word from them .I guess I will have to be the one that has to check back with them...

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Moses A., Thank your for your candid feedback about your stay at the Inn at the Cove. I am sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with the competence of our team. After the computers were running again, the front desk emailed a copy of your stay folio to you and I re-submitted this email to you today....

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

What we loved about this Inn: great greeting by friendly front desk that included a glass of wine, tips on local wineries and the offer of a loaner bird guide, all of which we accepted with gratitude. Our second floor room had a comfortable bed, vaulted ceiling and an ocean front balcony that boasted 2 comfy chairs and a table....

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear macrag, Wow, what a wonderful review of your stay on TripAdvisor! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope your next stay is just around the corner. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Los Angeles
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Really enjoyed our time there. We had fun in the beach and spa area. There were too many gnats flying around, but other than that, the rooms were clean. The view was magnificent as well. The breakfast was good, but my kids were looking for sausages or bacon. The swinging chairs were very cool to use as well.

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear ay1_27, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay at the Inn at the Cove. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us, however I am very sorry to hear that a few things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your...

New Yorker
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Incredible views and conveniently located to everything. The room is specious and clean and have lovely balconies to sit and watch the stars at night or the waves during the day. The Inn is very family and pet friendly and has a nice pool. They have a continental breakfast which is decent. It also has really nice amenities in the...

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear PinWizard, We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the Inn at the Cove. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you are traveling to our area again soon, please do not hesitate to call us. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Seamless check in, extra friendly staff, beautiful property, and the view from our oceanfront room was spectacular. We arrived just in time for sunset over the cliff. On our departure, I especially appreciated the later checkout time. We were able to fully enjoy the property in the morning with our coffee and walking the grounds. I would definitely stay again.

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Canflgirl, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove. We strive to ensure every single guest is met with friendly staff and spectacular views and we are glad to hear this was your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the area soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith...

Reno
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The facility was nice. The noise from the highway can be loud and the people above us were noisy walking in the floor so maybe some better sound dampening would go a long way. Overall a very nice place to stay at an affordable price.

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear 913cassandram, Thank you for your positive comments and we are pleased that you had a good stay overall. However, I apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced during your stay and please note that your concerns have been passed on to our management team. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had a great time at the Inn. Very dog friendly with access to the cove and nice grassy areas and trails for the dogs. Loved the balcony and view. The pool and spa were clean and had nice tables to eat breakfast. We will definitely return,

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MartinResorts, Assistant General Manager at The Inn at the Cove, responded to this review

Dear Hilary Y Y, Thank you for the glowing review of the Inn at the Cove! We truly love welcoming all of our guests, including the four legged family members, into our hotel and ensuring they feel welcome. We cannot wait for your return trip to Pismo Beach and our hotel. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about The Inn at the Cove

Address: 2651 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2100 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shelter Cove Lodge)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $221 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at the Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Hotel Pismo Beach
Best Western Shelter Cove Hotel
Best Western Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“We stayed up on the top level, was easy to get to. They kept it up well and was just a nice place to be to relax.”
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“The only bummer was the bathroom had a sewer smell in it :/”
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“Plus you have a small balcony with binoculars provided to watch the water for whales.”
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