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4.6 out of 5

"The view from our room of the ocean. Excellent " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 18 Sep 2021

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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront hotel with outdoor pool

On the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Margo Dodd Park and 2 miles (3 km) of Pismo Beach Pier with a stay here. Price Anniversary House and Pismo Beach Premium Outlets are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, patios

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 52 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities include patios, premium bedding, and free newspapers.

Oceanview Poolview King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$208* Per night/room Oct 24 - Oct 25

Oceanfront King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Oceanfront Two Double

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Inn at the Cove ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Inn at the Cove

Everyone (6) Couples (5) Family (3)
5 out of 5
The view from our room of the ocean. Excellent

Posted by on Sep 18, 2021

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Sep 20, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for staying with us

5 out of 5
Tori was extremely helpful and professional. She made me feel like family. We got an amazing room with an incredible view.

Posted by on May 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 2, 2021 by Guest Services

Thanks you for staying with us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 24, 2021 by Front Desk Service Agent

Thank you for staying with us!

5 out of 5
the ocean view was amazing and can be found in all the rooms of every property. this is pricey for the size of the room but the views make up for it.

Posted by , from Valencia, CA on Dec 30, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 31, 2020 by Front Desk Service Agent

We appreciate your feedback, thank you for staying with us! We hope to see you again! :)

5 out of 5
Relaxing beautiful ocean view from our private balcony room

Posted by , from Lompoc CA on Sep 11, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 11, 2020 by Front Desk Agent

We are pleased to hear your enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again :)

4 out of 5
We liked the property and the view was lovely. The staff was super friendly and all amenities were just as advertised.

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 3, 2020 by Alyssa

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that we met your expectations. Please do come back and visit us again. Thank you

4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 15, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 16, 2020 by Alyssa

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for the the great review and please come back and stay with us again

3 out of 5
No coffee condiments in room, continental breakfast was horrible, thin walls. Danielle at the front desk was great!

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 10, 2020 by Danielle

Thank you for your kind words and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see again soon

5 out of 5
Excellent location with freeway access, and awesome ocean views. The pool and hot tub are inviting for a swim, or relax in the hot tub.

Posted by on Dec 14, 2019

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Dec 14, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for staying with us

4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 19, 2019 by Guest Services

Thank you for staying with us

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

The property will be renovating from November 1 2021 to December 31 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Inn at the Cove offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Free breakfast is served daily. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Inn at the Cove. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Pismo Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 52 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Grover Beach Station (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Inn at the Cove offers 52 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Inn at the Cove

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Pool access available from 8 AM to 10 PM.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.