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Inn of the Lost Coast

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

My boy hiked the Lost Coast Trail, and ended his adventure here in Shelter Cove - one of the most quirky little villages we've ever visited. The staff was very friendly and helpful over the phone, and even went out of their way to let my boy into the room prior to our arrival, for a much needed shower. Very...

Thank Drew W
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 23 August 2016

After camping we decided to treat ourselves to Views, Balcony and Hot Tub and Inn of the Lost Coast did not disappoint. We stayed for 4 nights in room 8 suite and it was perfect. Although we did not need Housekeeping they were kind and offered new towels if we wanted them. A big nod also goes to the the...

Thank CoppernobSF
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you want great ocean views and seclusion, peace and nature in a remote area this is a great spot. The beaches are amazing to walk on and photograph. It is beautiful without question. But, there are very limited services, it is a wicked drive to get to and can be very foggy. The room was nice while not being...

1Thank Laura C
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We recently stayed in the second floor corner suite for 2 nights and it was awesome. The only thing that would have made it better would be screens on the windows to keep out bugs. We loved the room but found it was quite stuffy and would have loved to be able to listen to the ocean without having to...

Thank Dave S
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband and I stayed here in July while taking a two week California trip along the coast. We were going to see the Avenue of the Giants and decided to head to the Inn of the lost Coast while checking out the Redwoods. The lady at the front desk was super friendly and helpful. We had a room with...

1Thank Irish4052
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

As you will have read from other reviews, yes it is a pretty windy road down to the Cove but not so bad if you take it steady and the views at the end are great ...you feel like you have found a little bit of wilderness. The Inn is really nice and the room views are fantastic. Lauren, who...

2Thank Jim M
Vacaville, California
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Shelter Cove is very isolated so innkeepers know they have you over a barrel and hike rates sky high in the summer. Good for them; this is their busy time of year and they need to make a go of it. But traveler beware. If you arrive as we did, late in the day, you are going to pay a...

2Thank 101sunflower101
Santa Ana, California
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This hotel is situated on a cliff above some of the most beautiful California coastline. The rooms are large and comfortable with a sitting area and kitchenette. The view is out of this world. We arrived on a cool and cloudy day but we threw the balcony doors open as soon as we arrived so we could enjoy the sound...

1Thank JoyMcN
Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you can handle the 20+ mile drive over twisty, turny roads to get here, it is worth it. We had a ground floor, ocean front room. Two chairs on the patio outside our room but chairs and a hot tub on the deck next to the room. Room (mini-suite king) was nice size with a gas fireplace and kitchenette....

1Thank klray
Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This inn has a terrific location right at the water's edge. The drive to get there is challenging along a curving two lane road over a small mountain range for about 25 miles. On a Monday the choice for dinner was limited - great pizza and salads in a cafe right at the hotel. Breakfast was from another cafe right...

1Thank JKS55

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Inn of the Lost Coast

Address: 205 Wave Dr, Shelter Cove, CA 95589-9158
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Shelter Cove
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Inn Of The Lost Coast Hotel Shelter Cove
Hotel Of The Lost Coast
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“The corner room on the 3rd floor is worth the extra price!”
  • Amazing sunset view from our room!
  • Amazing sunset view from our room!
  • Spectacular view from our room
  • Spectacular view from our room
  • Dated but clean and spacious
  • Big windows for amazing views!
 of 5 bubbles amiranten11, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are better and remember the coffee shop is under some of the rooms on the south end of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles buckinut33, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the 2nd or 3rd level on the ocean! Get the pizza!!”
 of 5 bubbles KatieCrippen, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor deluxe suite was incredible”
 of 5 bubbles 94121travel, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For three people, the Queen Mini-Suite was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles dreww220, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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