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The Inn at the Cove

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With sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, The Inn at the Cove is the ideal destination for a retreat for real life. Escape your every day in our tranquil, oceanfront setting, and enjoy the hotel's beautiful grounds, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi, newly remodeled guest rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, free parking, Tesla Electric Car charging stations, free Wi-Fi, and unbeatable proximity to the Central Coast's famous wine country and attractions.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Non-smoking rooms
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Such a relaxing property. I don’t normally stay at inns, but they might’ve just changed my mind. Rooms are very spacious and the decorations are so fitting for a central coast property. Love that they use Bath and Body for their toiletries. They have a cove you can go to that is
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If you want to unwind and be pampered this place checks off every box. The view was breathtaking! The beds are super comfy. The staff is the best. They have a hot tub to help with the daily stress. They have good restaurants close by. Their rooms are really clean. And their
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We did not sleep well here. Lower floor rooms are loud— toddlers running around upstairs could be heard easily. The room connecting ours to the room next door was not sound proof. The pillows were terrible and gave me neck pain. So we’ll probably try another seaside hotel next
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The Inn at the Cove is one of the nicest places I’ve ever stayed . The ocean view is breathtakingly beautiful. You can fall asleep to the sound of the sea. Equally excellent and amazing is the staff, from front desk to dining room, they all did their jobs in a friendly,
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This was our second trip to The Inn at The Cove. The experience is nothing short of incredible. The rooms each have a private balcony with the most incredible views. We will be returning again next year.
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View from Oceanfront Rooms
Sunset @ Pismo
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Another view from the trail
Is there a daily “resort fee” or “facilities fee”?
No, I don’t believe there was anything like that to pay
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Do you have handicap accessible rooms with an ocean view?
Our room was easily accessible from the parking and had a great view. I believe that was Room 412 or 421, maybe. Anyway, there are two levels of guest rooms: those direct from parking lot which is upstairs, and another level below. The pool and lounge areas are on the lower level, but I believe there is an elevator.
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When will the pool and spa reopen. Also, when will direct beach access be available?
Sorry I don’t know. Best to check directly with the hotel.
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What is a "standard" room? Do you still get an ocean view?
The ocean front rooms have amazing 180 degree views of the ocean. The other rooms have at least a partial view of the ocean.
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The beach area below the Inn is accessed by a short but steep trail. I have seen many families at this beach. If the children are very young I would recommend the main beach at Pismo. It is just a brief drive away and is long an flat.
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"You can’t go wrong with any rooms, tbh. I stayed away from the pool area because I prefer quite right locations. "
"Bring some wine to watch the sunset from your deck. "
"Ask for upper floor to get the full ocean view."
"Pay the extra $ for the room with an ocean view. "
"Upper rooms, ocean front, # 500 to 700's"
USD 173 - USD 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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