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On the beach
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
1,002 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMargo Dodd Park11 min walk
Popular LocationPismo Beach Pier3 min drive
Popular LocationNorth Beach Campground9 min drive
AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)13 min drive

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  • Oceanfront King

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 450 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOceanfront King
  • Oceanfront Two Double

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsOceanfront Two Double
  • Oceanfront and Pool View King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOceanfront and Pool View King

About this area

Pismo Beach

Located in Pismo Beach, Inn at the Cove is near the airport and on the beach. Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Monarch Butterfly Grove. Central Coast Aquarium and Leaning Pine Arboretum are also worth visiting. Kayaking, rafting, and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking nearby.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Margo Dodd Park - 11 min walk
  • Pismo Beach Prime Outlets - 3 min drive
  • Pismo Beach Pier - 3 min drive
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove - 4 min drive
  • North Beach Campground - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 5 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ventana Grill - 8 min walk
  • Del's Pizzeria & Italian - 9 min walk
  • Shell Beach Brew House - 16 min walk
  • Mei's Chinese Restaurant - 18 min walk
  • F Mclintocks Saloon and Dining House - 2 min drive

About this property

Inn at the Cove

Delightful beach hotel with a spa tub
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a spa tub or a picnic area. All 52 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Patios, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
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.

This Pismo Beach hotel provides 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.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court.

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

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM

Things to do

Hiking/biking trails
Outdoor pool
Outdoor tennis court
Spa tub

Family friendly

Outdoor pool
Refrigerator

Conveniences

Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center

Outdoors

Beachfront location
Garden
Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Visual alarms in hallways
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible business center
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible spa

More

Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Designer toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

32-inch flat-screen TV
Digital channels
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

Outdoor space

Patio

More

Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers
Guidebooks/recommendations
Iron/ironing board
Local maps
Phone
Restaurant dining guide
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

You need to know

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.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector.
  • 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.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Pool access available from 8 AM to 10 PM

Property is also known as

Best Western Plus Shelter Cove
Best Western Plus Shelter Cove Lodge
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Inn Cove Pismo Beach
Inn Cove
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Inn at the Cove and receive a full refund?
Yes, Inn at the Cove offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Inn at the Cove cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Inn at the Cove?
As of Jul 5, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Inn at the Cove on Jul 6, 2020 start from $289, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8 AM–10 PM.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Inn at the Cove?
Check-in is from 4 PM–midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Nestled on the beach, this Pismo Beach hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Margo Dodd Park, Pismo Beach Pier, and Monarch Butterfly Grove. North Beach Campground and Pismo Beach Golf Course are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Inn at the Cove

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
705
4 - Good
229
3 - Okay
52
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
3
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Amazing stay at the Inn at the Cove! Property is so beautiful! Rooms are large, clean, modern, and with the best view! Hotel staff was very attentive and took great care of their guests during the pandemic. I can’t wait to go back!

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

I love this place and the views. Very nice staff! You should go here and enjoy

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

During this period of COVID with limited service, we still had a pleasant experience overall. The staff were courteous and helpful and accommodating. The room was very clean (disinfected) upon arrival.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Perfect balcony view! This hotel has their own outdoor seating and small beach area. I would definitely recommend!

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020