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170 Main St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2629
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#17 of 31 hotels in Pismo Beach
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Welcome to Dolphin Cove Motel, your Pismo Beach “home away from home.” Dolphin Cove Motel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Close to some of Pismo Beach's most popular landmarks, such as Price Historical Park (0.1 mi) and Pismo promenade (0.2 mi), Dolphin Cove Motel is a great destination for tourists.

Rooms at Dolphin Cove Motel offer a flat screen TV and a refrigerator providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

Outdoor furniture and a sun terrace are some of the conveniences offered at this motel. Barbeque facilities will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Dolphin Cove Motel, free parking is available.

While staying in Pismo Beach, you can check out a popular Mediterranean restaurant like Hapy Bistro, which is serving up some great dishes.

If you are interested in exploring Pismo Beach, check out one of the parks, such as Dinosaur Caves Park, Margo Dodd Park, and Eldwaylen Ocean Park.

Dolphin Cove Motel puts the best of Pismo Beach at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Jul 2022
Right on the beach!!! Older hotel, room was pretty small but fine for the two of us. Clean and quiet! Great place! Would go back and recommend! Literally steps from the pier. No air conditioning but it wasn’t hot when we were there.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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david wrote a review Jun 2022
Brighton, Colorado1 contribution
These rooms have NO AIR CONDITIONING, felt like an oven in the room. The “clean towels” had other peoples on them. Beds are rediculously hard. The only positive thing about this place is the location being right off the beach. Will NEVER stay here again
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking lot fills quickly, some even seem to just be people who aren’t supposed to park there...
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Jun 2022
Every room here seems to have an ocean view which is very cool and it is very close to the beach. It's also within walking distance of restaurants and shops. The room was clean no issue with parking and it was a very good deal price wise
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gmullins202020 wrote a review Jun 2022
Jamestown, Tennessee11 contributions8 helpful votes
On the ocean, great view, no a/c in motel, 50.00room tax added!,per night, easy walk to restaurants and pier, short distance to beach!! Limited parking,, people at desk were nice, loved to watch thesurfers!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Jun 2022
We haven't stayed here for a long time, The new ownership have made some very nice changes. We will be back again. The rooms are much cleaner and better taken care of. The front desk person was friendly,
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Date of stay: May 2022
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review May 2022
Awesome location, basic amenities, nice people. I will recommend to family and friends! Two pieces of feedback: 1) I saw a large bug on my ceiling that was there bath nights if my stay. Looked like a roach or silverfish. I wasn’t too worried about it as I have lived in cities my whole life and this is semi-normal in old buildings. The motel is by the ocean after all. 2) Via Google and Hotels.com, this motel was filtered under PET-FRIENDLY but in person they will tell you it’s not. I wanted to have a nice little getaway with my pup (and ultimately I did!) and so the “pet friendly” element is why I chose this spot. They were frustrated that I’d checked in with my dog despite pets not being allowed; I tried to explain that I was very sincerely under the impression that this was dog friendly lodging. I ended up paying a $30/night pet fee which was worth it.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review May 2022
I enjoy staying at dolphins cove. It is so convenient and so close to the main attractions here in Pismo Beach. I am please with the cleanliness and the staff here as well. Once in pismo I always look forward to staying here.
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review May 2022
We enjoyed our stay at this motel. It’s very convenient, walking distance to the beach and restaurants. The staff at the lobby is very accommodating as well. Our room was very clean. It’s perfect for our family!
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Apr 2022
This was our first time to Pismo Beach and we booked the Dolphin Cove online. The location cannot be better. It is literally right next to the boardwalk and within walking distance to all stores, restaurants and the Old West Cinnamon shop (Yum!) This is an older hotel and was built years ago so don't expect spacious rooms, but the rooms and the bathrooms were clean and nicely decorated. The outside patio area on property is perfect and big and faces the ocean. There are also BBQ grills if you are staying a while. Loved it!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Apr 2022
Amazing, great location and motel, and great value, a must place to stay! The room was clean and with the view for the ocean, I think all the rooms has the ocean view. For a motel this is a great place to stay. I will always stay there when I go to Pismo Beach.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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US$195 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan Luis Obispo CountyPismo Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dolphin Cove Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Dolphin Cove Motel?
Nearby attractions include Pismo Pier (0.1 km), Tastes of the Valleys Wine Bar & Shop (0.4 km), and Harry's Night Club & Beach Bar (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Dolphin Cove Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Dolphin Cove Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Dolphin Cove Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dolphin Cove Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Old West Cinnamon Rolls, The Oyster Loft, and Penny's All American Cafe'.
Are there any historical sites close to Dolphin Cove Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Price Anniversary House - Price Historical Park (1.4 km).
Does Dolphin Cove Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Dolphin Cove Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.