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Seal Cove Inn

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a wonderful visit to Seal Cove Inn. We were warmly greeted by Kathy when we arrived. She quickly checked us in and then took us on a short tour of the property. Our upper floor room was clean, spacious, and comfortable with a view of the ocean from our balcony. Each morning we took a...

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Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello TripTaker1313, It was our pleasure to welcome you both for a romantic visit to the coast! Kathy is a true gem, and we know your compliment will make her smile, thank you. It's fabulous to know our attention to detail, cleanliness, spacious rooms and ideal location enhanced your stay. Beginning each day with a serene walk to the beach...

Reviewed 8 March 2017

My wife and I stayed one night at the Seal Cove Inn as a side trip from visiting our son in nearby Palo Alto. The inn was really helpful to make lunch and dinner dining suggestions and made the reservations. The inn's location is terrific a short walk out back to the tide pools and Pacific overlook. The host was...

Thank Dan M
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Dan M, Your glowing review set our hearts to dancing! We couldn't be happier that you discovered our slice of tranquility along the California coast. It's always our pleasure to assist our guests with area suggestions and reservations; we love knowing we've had a hand in making their stay nothing short of spectacular. We couldn't agree with you more,...

Reviewed 2 January 2017

We just recently returned from a three night stay over New Year’s Weekend with another couple. We were excited for them to join us at this lovely inn having stayed here five times over the years. The last couple times we have stayed it seems there is new management as there was again this time. The inn is beautiful inside...

3Thank Peg H
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Peg H, Welcoming back familiar faces is always a special treat; thank you for your ongoing loyalty. It sounds like you've discovered many of our local gems, and we're sure future guests will greatly appreciate your recommendations, thank you. We understand that not every guest has the same bedding preferences, and we're sorry to hear our mattress was not...

Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We've tried to resolve our issue via Better Business Bureau, but Sea Cove Inn does not respond to BBB. We are sharing our experience here as a warning to all: We made a reservation at Sea Cove Inn on 12/1/14 through Bookings.com but had a subsequent change of plans. Because we did not know our return date to reschedule, the...

2Thank 3l3ctric
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello 3I3ctric, We're sorry that your change of plans prevented you from visiting our coastal home when you originally planned; the Half Moon Bay area is truly beautiful. Although our cancellation policy was included in the terms and conditions you accepted when placing your original booking, we did extend a credit to you to be used within the first quarter...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was our first time at an Inn. We have had such a romantic, relaxing weekend. The hosts are friendly and welcoming. The breakfast is amazing. The walk to the beach beautiful. Prior to arrival the front desk called us and offered to make a dinnner reservation. It was so easy to have dinner plans taken fare of. We will...

Thank LuisMercy
Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Luis Mercy, We strive to provide our guests with an exceptional coastal getaway, and your appreciation for our dedication has us smiling from ear-to-ear, thank you. It makes our day to know that you felt well cared for and that our fresh breakfast started your day on the perfect note. We'll love sharing your praise with our full team....

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is not just a bed and breakfast but an experience that we will relive forever. You walk right through a gate on the property onto an amazing trail along the coast that is breathtaking! This is a property that is located in an area that I believe is historical toward the development of Moss Beach. We very treated like...

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Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ray1993, It was our pleasure to welcome you for a serene getaway. We're delighted that you love with our historic and picturesque location as mush as we do. You're absolutely right; the stunning coastal bluffs California is famous for can be enjoyed by simply strolling along the trails just outside our doors. Thank you for your praise and appreciation...

Dalton, Georgia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great place to stay for couples. Quiet, peaceful and relaxing. Simple breakfast adequate but other options available near by. Coast line and beach area a short walk but worth the effort. The staff made sure we had everything we needed daily and the location was perfect. Beds were comfortable and rooms well equipped. The fireplace was a plus on the...

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Jenny K, Public Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Accucut, We couldn't be smiling wider after reading your wonderful review, thank you! You've discovered our specialties: romance and tranquility. Our team is sure to be delighted when they hear your appreciation for their dedication. We understand how crucial a comfortable bed is for a relaxing getaway; our luxury bedding and high end beds are just one way we...

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A wonderful 10 room inn with a fantastic living room/family area. So cozy to sit by the fireplace in the living room and read. Just a short walk to the beach and many other trails are near the inn. Very attentive staff!

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Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Pamaladlarsen, We couldn’t be happier to hear that you enjoyed our specialty, coastal serenity! Relaxing by the fire with a book in hand or enjoying a refreshing walk along the beach sounds like our idea of a perfect getaway; thank you for appreciating our inn and tranquil location. Ensuring our guests are comfortable and well cared for is one...

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a find! This place is upmarket, beautiful, splendidly-located and a real gem. It's quiet with wonderful forest walks and access to a beautiful marine preserve beach. We stayed for three nights on our honeymoon in one of the best rooms and I could have stayed a week. It's quite a little drive from Half Moon Bay (15 minutes or...

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Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Hello Kerry J, It was our pleasure to welcome you to our slice of California paradise. We’d like to again congratulate you on your wedding; we feel honored to have been a part of your honeymoon. You’re absolutely right; the beauty surrounding us is magnificent. The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, area trails and cypress groves all hold their own unique wonders....

Millington, nj
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I came here 20 years ago with my mom and had such nice memories of this inn. It is still lovely. The short walk to the Pacific is breathtaking as the cypress trees are phenomenal. We didn't stay for breakfast as we were too busy but they did pack it up for us. Coffee and tea readily available and soft...

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Jenny K, Guest Relations Manager at Seal Cove Inn, responded to this review

Welcome back Phylis. We’re honored to be a part of your cherished memories from 20 years ago and to now be a part of new ones. We’re delighted that your visit not only lived up to your expectations, but also impressed. We couldn’t agree with you more; the coastal bluffs along Half Moon Bay and the cypress grove just outside...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 23 miles south of San Francisco, Seal Cove Inn is an exclusive ten-room Half Moon Bay hotel, set apart by its recently completed renovation, dedication to luxurious details, As You Wish concierge services and peaceful, private surroundings. Cypress trees form a graceful arch over the pathway leading from the hotel down to Seal Cove Beach and the breathtaking Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The inn is ideal for a romantic getaway or corporate retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seal Cove Inn

Address: 221 Cypress Avenue, Moss Beach, CA 94038
Region: United States > California > Moss Beach
Price Range: $498 - $614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Seal Cove Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Seal Cove Inn - a Four Sisters Hotel Moss Beach
Seal Cove Inn - a 4 Sisters Inn
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“Rooms on the 2nd (top) floor have vaulted ceilings and are very quiet. If you have lots of luggage or anything heavy stay on the 1st floor.”
182danm182, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is very quiet.”
482pegh, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
LuisMercy, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a garden room and loved having a patio”
Ray1993, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get one with a fireplace and on the bottom floor.”
  • View from Cliff edge - beautiful easy walk from Inn through well groomed cypress forest. 100 yar
accucut, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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