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Inn of the Lost Coast

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 January 2017

At the end of a winding mountain road you come to wonderfully isolated Shelter Cove, a town of a few hundred. The two of us stayed in the second-floor suite, which was plenty big enough for four other family members to hang out, especially with the large balcony, the hot tub, and sauna. The couch, which is also a fold-out...

1Thank mmjmaier
Leavenworth, Kansas
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Booked rooms based on the TA reviews. Yes, the views are nice but way overpriced for an off-season place to stay, especially with the restaurant closed -- The ONLY restaurant in town!!! Yes, they did have meals available to microwave in your room (very mixed results there...) but seriously should have knocked some off the already high room prices. Oh...

2Thank Rich_Holden
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This hotel is right on the edge of the ocean. Great view. Rather simple accommodations, but comfortable and clean! We paid about $190 for a king with ocean view, in room 302. Could definitely be updated with plexiglass deck guard, since the current wooden rails really obstruct the view. We spent most of our time just gazing out at the...

3Thank Megan A
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights here and would highly recommend it! We had a 3rd floor corner room with a king bed and gas fireplace. Although the decor was dated and the bathroom was small, the overall room was clean, spacious, comfortable, and quiet. Plus, we chose the Inn for the views, not the room, and we...

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Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If your room and deck were any closer you'd be in the water! This was a million dollar view. The price is hefty for what you get but there are few options in this town. At least, after the long trip up and over and around and thru, the mattress was comfy. If you're staying longer than a night better...

2Thank Nancy K
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The view is top notch. The room is very ok. It was clean , but could use some TLC. Door was wonky, the curtains would not completely shut and the shower was just ok. The pizza place attached to hotel could have used a little more quality help. Waited 45 minutes for a pizza that came out wrong. Replacement pizza...

1Thank Jim W
Lakewood, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A remote and beautiful place on the planet with all the comforts of home. Inn keeper, Lauren was very welcoming and helpful. Very comfortable accommodations; good quality linens, pizzeria is excellent. Fill your gas tank before you venture over the mountains.

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New York
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Come for the remoteness and view but this is a luxury hotel with all the modcons.The room was clean and adequate. There was a sink, frig and microwave. A few dishes and cutlery. Small bathroom with no outside window. TV was attached to wall. There was a recliner type chair along with table and chairs. Small balcony with chairs. The...

1Thank Rosslyn H
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The reviews I saw on this site led me to expect a much nicer place. Yes, the view is lovely. The room, however, left much to be desired. Very beat up, dead bugs smashed on the walls, dead bugs in the track of the sliding door, general shabbiness. And you will hear EVERYTHING. When the toilet in the rooms above...

1Thank doublej831
Columbus, OH
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I recently spent a night at the Inn of the Lost Coast, wish we would have stayed for two nights. Having a good hotel experience is partly about having the right expectations, so come to the Inn of the Lost Coast for the view. You will not be disappointed. First, the drive to get there. This place...

3Thank buckinut33

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Inn of the Lost Coast

Address: 205 Wave Dr, Shelter Cove, CA 95589-9158
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Shelter Cove
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Inn Of The Lost Coast Hotel Shelter Cove
Hotel Of The Lost Coast
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“Accessible rooms are on the first floor, also with good view. The first floor also has a hot tub open to all guests.”
  • Sunset from suite balcony
 of 5 bubbles mmjmaier, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The corner room on the 3rd floor is worth the extra price!”
  • Big windows for amazing views!
  • Amazing sunset view from our room!
  • Amazing sunset view from our room!
  • Spectacular view from our room
  • Dated but clean and spacious
  • Spectacular view from our room
 of 5 bubbles amiranten11, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better and remember the coffee shop is under some of the rooms on the south end of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles buckinut33, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the 2nd or 3rd level on the ocean! Get the pizza!!”
 of 5 bubbles KatieCrippen, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor deluxe suite was incredible”
 of 5 bubbles 94121travel, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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