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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 10 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
Central Coast
Reviewed 2 July 2016

In short, this was THE worst motel experience my wife and I have ever had. We don't expect much from a motel but this was a disgrace given the price. My honest advise is to seek out a better, more professionally ran motel. In detail: We are on a trip around the USA and decided to book a room here...

3Thank balim00n
Coarsegold, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have a bad back so good bed is my first requirement in a hotel/motel, and this one had an excellent bed. Another good thing: It's right on the beach! We loved sitting in the little patio area and watching the ocean and reading. As for the rest, the motel is old and rather shabby and the decor is very...

3Thank kayessemusic
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed overnight at this Motel,very nice location...But thats about it ! Room was very small, not very clean, there was still food in the refrigerator from previous guest,table in the room was very sticky! Shower was out of order,had to call someone to fix it ! I would not recommend this place !

1Thank Bing T
Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The motel is in the perfect location. The room gave us access to the patio. BBQ , went to the beach and shopping. Perfect didn't have to drive anywhere. The only thing I can suggest is a be mattress and black curtain in the bedroom.

1Thank 1954roxy
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This place is awesome with the family. Few steps from the beach, makes it easy with kids. Also walking distance to everything you need. Older place but they fixing it up well. The View from rooms is AWSOM for the great price. We have out spot now for pismo

1Thank Louienunez
Fresno, California
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was very impressed with how clean and bright the restroom was. The new owners were friendly and very attentive, they were genuine in their concern with our comfort. We will definitely be back and next time bring our grand children with us.

2Thank iamIrene-UB4me
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 June 2016

An inexpensive place to stay right on the beach, next to the pier and within walking distance of shopping, restaurants and bars. Nothing fancy but clean and pleasant and very affordable. I would definitely stay there again.

Thank moira505
Fresno, California
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Problems with wi-if/ it would have been nice if they gave breakfast/ there was only one ice machine and its in the office. I feel it needs an update/remodel. I did love that you did not have to worry about your car broken into. They watched very closely who came and went. I also loved that your able to use...

1Thank serina93722

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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: $122 - $336 (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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#13 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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