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The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Having no idea what to expect we were very happy we stayed - both in the village [Shelter Cove - where the only restaurant was closed] and the Tides Inn (with no catering facilities whatsoever). But there is an excellent pizza shop 2 minutes away (car) in the village which served us just as well (which we consumed in our... More 

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Verna K, Manager at The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, think of us again on your next getaway. . More 

Palo Alto, California
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Four of us shared a one-bedroom suite. Plenty of space, a big kitchen, and a balcony directly on the water. Easy walk to the fishing dock, and a pleasant walk to the other inns and restaurants. Very helpful managers and staff. Minor nit-picks: The room wifi was out during our visit, so we used their office; but we're assured they... More 

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124 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

You come here for the views, the ocean, the beach and the rocks and if you wish to hike inland, forest. The hotel is in a perfect location, a child could throw a stone into the surfline from the balcony. The surf rages, crashes, and an otter makes its presence known passing through. We stayed in minisuite 4B, upstairs with... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Traveling solo, I was delighted to find the perfect place to stay on the "Lost Coast." In my opinion, this inn has the best views in Shelter Cove. From my balcony I had the breathtaking vista of the waves crashing in when it was windy. On a calm day, I could walk the beach right in front of the inn.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed as a family of 4, and the Tides Inn was perfect. We stayed in room 3S, which was a suite with a separate bedroom and full kitchen. It's on the 2nd floor and on the corner. The views were stunning, you are right on the water, and there was a balcony to enjoy the vistas. The place was... More 

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Verna K, Manager at The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you and your family. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We also love this room. Hope to see you again soon. Verna More 

Burney, CA
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

My husband surprised me with a three day trip to the coast to watch the winter storms! The Tides Inn was a spectacular place with front row seats to watch the ocean! We had a full suite, with full kitchen and fireplace. Because we went during the off season, many of the restaurants are closed, so the managers let my... More 

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Verna K, Manager at The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove, responded to this review

We are so happy you were able to spend your special day at the Tides Inn, it was wonderful meeting you. We hope to see you again soon. Verna More 

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99 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

As described by others, the Tides Inn has a magnificent setting. On our last night, we had a fantastic sunset view from the balcony. We stayed in a 3rd floor mini king suite. The living and sleeping areas are quite nice - comfy bed, lots of room. The managers, Julie & Bill are very helpful with suggestions of places to... More 

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Folsom, California
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My husband and I stayed in a full suite and absolutely loved it! Very roomy, clean and the views are to die for! Everything is within walking distance, easy access to the beach, helpful managers, and did I mention CLEAN? We loved having a full kitchen and falling asleep to the ocean tide. Bed was comfortable, plenty of parking, wifi,... More 

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Rocklin, California
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

The location of this Inn is just fantastic. You can leave your window open at night and fall asleep to the sound of waves and have yourself the best night's sleep ever. The rooms are so clean and the furniture is excellent too. The beds are very comfortable and the kitchen is fully fitted out with all the crockery and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We booked this Inn over the internet and as we all know, one really doesn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly thrilled upon our arrival and we had a wonderful visit at the Tides Inn. We stayed in the King Suite on second floor. It was fantastic. We had a full kitchen and this unit is very roomy. Two... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove is Northern California's own little piece of paradise. We are on the ocean; every room with an unbelievably beautiful ocean view. You can sit outside, watch the whales go by and catch a glimpse of the moms and their babies. We have a family of sea otters right outside your door; sometimes they appear to be playing just for you. The tide pools below are choke-full of sea life. Everywhere you look, there is the framing of a beautiful photograph. Bring your camera, binoculars, and a good book and relax with the surf pounding on the beach below you. We have deluxe standard rooms and one bedroom suites, some with fully appointed kitchens. All of our beds are triple-sheeted with plenty of pillows. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tides Inn of Shelter Cove

Address: 59 Surf Pt, Shelter Cove, CA 95589-9141
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Shelter Cove
Price Range: €154 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms face the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 348iainl, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mini-suite 4B is on the top floor, corner location. Bedroom is toward the back and very quiet. In my opinion, the best choice!”
 of 5 bubbles nak24, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“We loved 3S. We had our own bedroom and our kids were on a pull out couch in the living area. There was a full kitchen with seating for 4”
 of 5 bubbles GLederman, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I liked being on the top floor with no one above us.”
 of 5 bubbles swtravel, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Full suite was perfect!! All rooms have incredible views!”
 of 5 bubbles Janice54, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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