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Blue Dolphin Inn

6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I have stayed here 5 or 6 times and each time has been fantastic. The attention to detail is unbelievable beginning with your greeting by name and a personal escort to your room. We usually stay in the "Estero" room but most recently stayed in the "Aegean Sea" room. Both are very nice with a huge patio... More 

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is on a quiet strip along an ocean front road, between you and the water. You can walk on a boardwalk above the beach the whole length of the road and take stairs down to the beach in a few spots. We were there at high Christmas/New Years week and it was quiet. This hotel is clean, the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cambria is a very friendly, beautiful and tranquil place to get away. The Blue Dolphin appears to be the best of the best of places to stay. Complimentary breakfast delivered to your room, smiling faces, very clean and pretty rooms, water, coffee and tea in the lobby, and a peaceful vibe throughout. All this would be enough, but the view... More 

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Lemoore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planned this trip for New Years Eve to Cambria. Have stayed at this property and their other ones before many times. Hadn't ever been in this ocean view room however. We were anxious since the other ocean view room on the second floor was always okay. Do not shell out that much money for the Saldhana Room. It is the... More 

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Culver City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a couple of nights at the Blue Dolphin enjoying a beautiful room and the spectacular setting on Moonstone Beach. We love Cambria but staying across the street from the boardwalk made this trip very special.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Cambria and that you had a good time at Blue Dolphin Inn. The Moonstone Beach Boardwalk is such a lovely addition to the scene...and we all love the Ollalieberry pie! More 

California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Dolphin Inn is a quiet and lovely hotel right on Cambria's beautiful Moonstone Beach. My husband and I have stayed here two times in the past two years and have already booked our third stay at the end of the year. The location is spectacular as is the breakfast delivered to your room daily, the sunset views from the... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit and for the lovely review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are happy you enjoyed another visit to Cambria and you are pretty much a regular now with 3 visits in one year! Very happy to hear you discovered our magical place. More 

Camarillo, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners of this lovely property have really thought things out. There are many extra touches in the room that make it seem like home. It is very comfortable with good mattresses and pillows and comfortable chairs. Very livable. The staff is helpful and friendly. Breakfast is excellent. The views, some full, some partial, are gorgeous. An extra touch in... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We strive to provide all the comforts of home and we appreciate that you noticed the details. We took a lot of care in selecting the bedding and amenities we offer to give our guests the very best experience! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff doesn't overlook any part of your stay. In the room you will find everything you need to make your stay the most comfortable and included is a warm and delicious breakfast delivered to your room. This is not the typical room service where you choose and pay an outrageous price for breakfast. Rather it is the place taking... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We take care to provide the very best amenities and our picnic breakfast allows you to take it to the beach or enjoy it in your room. We are so pleased you had a wonderful time and we hope to see you again. More 

Sugar Land, TX, United States
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff is wonderful, breakfast delivered to the room is great. It's made for adults and has the amenities to support that. The location is so close to the ocean you can always hear it. We first stayed there at a very sad time in our lives, but the people, place, and service cannot be beat.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Blue Dolphin Inn. Listening to the ocean is such a wonderful benefit to staying on Moonstone Beach Drive. Thank you for sharing your experience and we are so glad your first visit to Cambria was memorable! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to the Blue Dolphin as part of a weekend where we did formal dinner at Hearst Castle. The Castle is very close -- like 8 minutes away so if you’re going for Hearst, this is a great place and seemed a much higher level than the hotels that were sort of at the foot of the entrance to Hearst... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are glad you trusted your instincts and stayed with us. The ocean sounds are quite compelling. As for air conditioning, it is so rarely hot enough that it is even an issue. We average 60s-70s with a few random hot days sprinkled throughout the year. But glad the fan provided... More 

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Address: 6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Blue Dolphin Hotel Cambria
Blue Dolphin Cambria
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#4 Family Hotel in Cambria

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