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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The front desk staff refused to acknowledge the credit card on the reservation. I had to repeat 4 times that it exists before he went to find it. Next day, I ask for change and I am told he does not have it. Then another staff points out that they indeed do have change. Housekeeping staff failed to clean the...

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

Dear Kpaul2, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay at the Inn at the Cove. As we are very familiar with your reservation details, we want to again assure you that the front desk staff member was simply following our protocol by attempting to secure a credit card from you for our required...

Granada Hills
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Excellent stay...great views! The location could not have been more perfect. The hotel was far enough from all the Pismo activities yet close enough to restaurants. We would definitely return for a nice two or three day get away.

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

Dear donnadB3365UO, Thank you for choosing us for your recent visit to Pismo Beach. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at the Inn at the Cove and the surrounding area activities. We look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay in the near future. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Hotel was great - awesome staff - very friendly and helpful. Stayed here for graduation so didn't use a lot of amenities (pool) or beach access. The view was as promised and the room clean. Wish instead of 2 chairs there was a fold out single "couch" to be used as a bed because the double beds (instead of queen)...

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

Dear FBAGoddess, We are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay with us at the Inn at the Cove. Thank you for your kind words about our service, amenities and cleanliness! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

While not somewhere to necessarily write home about, the Inn at the Cove at Pismo Beach provided a pleasant getaway for 2 days. Every room has an ocean view - though to appreciate it it's best to be in the second floor (every room is in a sort of duplex with one room in the ground floor and one on...

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

Dear LAjetseter, Thank you for your business with the Inn at the Cove and for taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate the kind words about the cleanliness of our guest rooms and the wonderful views that we offer. I am sorry to hear that you did not thoroughly enjoy your room location on our property and your...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This was a really good find - located just outside Pismo on Shell Beach Road, the hotel has stunning views over the Ocean and across to Pismo Beach itself. We had an ocean facing room - well worth the extra money. Lovely view over the Ocean from our bed - watching the sunrise. Room was large, comfy bed, nice balcony...

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

Dear Kay M, Thank you for such a kind review on TripAdvisor. It sounds like you found the Inn at the Cove to be the jewel that we believe it is! We appreciate your comments on how we can best improve our breakfast, as we are always taking our guest thoughts into consideration and working toward a better guest experience...

Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great setting on the cliffs with 180 ocean view, balconies. Nice walking paths. Perfect convenient location for visiting wineries. Good local restaurants. Updated rooms, helpful staff. Hope to return soon.

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

Dear Miniamo, Thank you for selecting to stay with us at the Inn at the Cove. There are many great hotels in Pismo Beach and I am pleased to read you left with such fond memories. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel when your travels return you to California. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We booked a night here as we were driving from LA to San Francisco, but rather than taking the freeways we wanted to take the Pacific Highway. This hotel was a good middle of the way stop. Upon check-in we where offered a glass of wine, which was a nice touch. Check-in was a little flustered as our room wasn't...

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

Dear thequigmeister, Thank you for your review of the Inn at the Cove! I am pleased to hear that the staff was able to rectify the issue with your room and that despite this hiccup you would stay with us again. We cannot wait to welcome you back to the hotel when your travels return you to Pismo Beach. Sincerely,...

Reviewed 15 June 2016

I've stayed here a few times and they never disappoint. I often travel with my dog and they're super dog friendly. They provide treats and a blanket for their dog guest. The view from the rooms is amazing. The staff is top notch and friendly. Inn at the Cove is my favorite place to stay!

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Dear Cindy S, We are deeply elated that we have been your constant hotel of choice when you are in Pismo Beach. As always, do not hesitate to let us know if you are visiting again soon as our staff are always ready to help you with anything. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon at the...

Reviewed 14 June 2016

hotel was clean, great ocean view, all amenity needed were available. Highly recommend for small gateway. the location is close to great restaurant, close to SLO but far away enough from the crowed. Nice for waling around too

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

Dear Carole C, It sounds like your visit to Pismo Beach was a hit! Thank you for choosing the Inn at the Cove to be a part of your experience. We are very happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations and we hope you stay with us again the next time you visit the wonderful Central Coast. Sincerely, Amber...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 13 June 2016

One of the finest hotel experiences we have had! The front desk staff were warm and gracious, the room was large and well appointed and the ocean view was spectacular. On top of all this, the price was very reasonable. By far the best hotel experience of our entire California holiday!

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Dear SW_Trips2013, You just made my day with your kind words! Your kind words and review are extremely important to us and I really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to share your experience. We hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Amber Smith Assistant General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $211 - $505 (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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“Upper level rooms I think have better views”
 of 5 bubbles Kimmiej0313, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dog friendly rooms are on the lower floor, but that doesn't rob you of a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles TwoMillionMiler, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the north end, but all are great”
 of 5 bubbles ConsultantRob2121, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All have views!”
 of 5 bubbles JF272, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Worth paying out for the top rated room as the views are spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles ASWh, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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