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130 E Dana St, Nipomo, CA 93444, USA    
 
 
Innkeeper/s:

Carolayn Holley, Kevin Beauchamp

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Circa 1887. Romantic and historic, this splendidly restored Victorian home is ocean close on the Central Coast. Built entirely from redwood in 1887, the original gingerbread, moon and sun detailing reflect its ar...


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Beautiful room, chocolates, fresh flowers, peaceful night's rest, great breakfast.
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10/21/2008

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What a Treat!

This B&B was such a treat! They should really put more photos on their website because the intricate Victorian architecture and the amazing gardens blew our socks off Ė we didnít expect it to be so nice. This location was perfect. Close to home but yet so different than the city. This B&B is close to lots of things we wanted to do (beaches, wineries, hiking), with about a ten minute drive to get back to the hotel in the evening. Not being right in the middle of a bunch of hotels or busy Pismo Beach meant the place was nice and quiet. Our room was great. We stayed in the Carriage House. Our bed was soooo comfortable. The mattress was great and the sheets were super soft. It did get a little nippy in the evening, but we were able to find extra blankets. The gardens are very pretty and serene. We saw three hummingbirds and a monarch the first day. There is a fountain in the garden too, which is a great place to sit and watch the birds since they gather there to drink. We had our coffee there both mornings before breakfast. Coffee was good and strong. Breakfast was very good too. We had a full breakfast each day - a baked egg dish with potatoes, fruit, toast, juice, coffee. The cook was also very helpful with directions and advice. We also liked the way everyone ate together in the morning. Some of the other guests passed on some information on a nice hike that they had done the day before. This B&B was just right for us. Not too big, but with five rooms it was big enough so that we did not feel like we were intruding on someoneís home. We felt like we had as much privacy as we needed, which is generally the one thing we donít like as much about B&Bs versus hotels. We will definitely visit again and will likely invite our best friend couple to meet us there (they are from LA). Almost forgot about famous Jockoís. We highly recommend Jockos too - we had the Spencer, which is what most people call a Rib Eye!
Bethany Myrwang
Pleasanton, CA
10/5/2008

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Beautiful Inn, Great Bargin

We loved our stay at the Kaleidoscope. The Victorian home has been beautifully restored. Our room was clean and comfortable, the breakfast delicious. What more can you ask for? It is in a residential neighborhood and not right on the beach, but quiet and a great value. We will be back when visiting the Central Coast.
Sharon Brown
Temecula,
9/30/2008

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SheKnows.com (recommended Kaleidoscope Inn for our easy affordable 2- night Adventure Package getaway), Arrington's Bed and Breakfast Journal Inngoers (voted a Top 10 B&B in a Wine Region), LA Times (1998 reported as one of the 10 best California B&B's for under $100 a night).


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