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Blue Dolphin Inn

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6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been visiting beautiful Cambria, Ca for 4 years in a row and always stay at the Blue Dolphin. It is a fabulous inn. Clean, comfortable, and friendly. Great breakfast delivered to your room. Ocean sounds and great sunsets add to the charm.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a night in a partial ocean view room which was very nice. If we were staying two nights or more we would chose a room on the first floor with private patio. The inn has two small patios for other guests. The box breakfast selection was very good and there was plenty to eat. It was a great... More 

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Chicago
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very nice with a gas fireplace, coffee area, comfortable bed and view of the ocean! We were very happy with our stay and our accommodation. We will return and recommend to friends visiting the area. The small town of Cambria is a short drive away for nice shops and a couple of great restaurant offerings. The staff... More 

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Zurich/Switzerland
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79 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are glad that we decided to extend our travel budget and splurge on a full oceanview room at the Blue Dolphin Inn. It was spacious, sophisticated and beautifully decorated, perfectly clean and very comfortable with a nice, big bathroom, king bed and fireplace. We enjoyed a quiet evening sitting by the bay window listening to the waves (the inn... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was pretty nice with a gas fireplace. Bed and pillows were comfortable and if you open the windows, you can hear the waves. We had a partial view; would been really great if we had a full view of the ocean. The room comes with slippers and robes. We are really happy with our accommodation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming hotel has absolutely stunning views of the Pacific and is top notch for amenities. After a long drive down the coast from Monterey, we were so pleased by the posh room. Although our room was not oceanfront, we had a partial view from the sitting area. Open the windows and hear the waves crashing down - so very... More 

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights, so we could spend a full day at Hearst Castle, which is a short drive from the hotel. This place is lovely, great room and bathroom, good service and parking. Across the street from the shore line and a long broadwalk around the coastline. Breakfast is served, picnic style in your room and is very nice... More 

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England
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197 reviews 197 reviews
81 hotel reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant welcome and early check-in. Very comfortable bed. No air-con, bathroom small and very hot. Decent coffee, Keurig machine. Plentiful, good quality towels Half hour to main Street, eating ops limited, we were unlucky in our choice, terrible meal - nothing you do with hotel. Breakfast delivered to room. Good quality.

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Monte Nido, CA
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many choices in Cambria that sit on the mountain side of the boardwalk at Cambria, and this is a good option albeit one that does not offer much in terms of food. Bed was good, bathroom was fine, and the overall improvements are more than what I expected.

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San Francisco, California
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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Founds this gem on tripadvisor, rated number #1 in Cambria and I now know why. Got a cute room with nice ocean view , located on moonstone beach. I have stayed in many spots over the years in Cambria and this was by far the best! Friendly helpful staff, perfectly clean rooms and public space. Found fresh home baked oatmeal... More 

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