We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 10 Cambria hotels

Blue Dolphin Inn

6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Offers & Announcements
20% OFF ANY ROOM, ANY DAY
Blue Dolphin Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Blue Dolphin Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Indiegoddess Los Angeles
Write a Review

490 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    369
    89
    22
    10
    0
See reviews for
46
351
4
4
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (166)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (490)
  • Mar-May only
    (112)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (160)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (136)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (82)
All months
Los Angeles
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Inns on Moonstone in Cambria are fantastic. This one is particularly lovely. Not only a beautiful view, but they give you a picnic breakfast. There is coffee in the room. Spectacular views and perfect staff. They have tried to anticipate every need, including a heavy blanket for sitting out on the patio watching the surf and the dog walkers... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheshire
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
57 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cambria is a very attractive area and to be able to walk out of the hotel along the shore in the evening is out standing. The staff were very helpful and the room first class. All the facilities are in good condition and I would love to return. The one feature we did not like is the breakfast delivered to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend a week driving along the coast of Cali back in September. We had one night where we didn't book a hotel. We were tired from driving along the PCH so we pulled over in Cambria. I had previously did a lot of research so when i saw that the Blue Dolphin had availability was so happy. I pulled... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mexico City
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really like this hotel. Is perfectly located for spending there one night if you are traveling from SF to LA. Service is great, rooms are really nice, plus you get a good breakfast to go. The view is really nice and you can go outside to have a really nice walk. Plus they have free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kingwood, Texas
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love , love, love the Blue Dolphin Inn! For a beach town B&B it was beautiful and so well maintained inside and out. We were greeted by Karen who was so kind and so welcoming it just told us this was going to be a great place. As this was a last minute reservation I was not expecting much but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot say enough good things about this charming inn. We had the Acqua deluxe oceanfront 2nd floor corner. Had the windows open both nights to the crashing ocean waves. Fireplace, separate bathtub and shower, tasty multiple choice breakfast delivered whenever you want. Front desk staff could not have been more helpful and accodating. We left feeling a part of their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thousand Oaks, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed one night here for our anniversary. We reserved the Estero Bay room, which is one of the three rooms that have a patio. We arrived early and found that the room was not ready yet, the hostess, was very pleasant though and gave us a map for the area. The hotel is right across the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
California
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with another couple for a 1 night trip. We checked in with Christina she was so fun and helpful, it was a great way to start off. There is coffee and lemon water in the lobby. We had a downstairs ocean front room, with the large balcony, (that is shared with 2 other Rooms.) Thats ok but for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room was really comfortable and loved the idea of a "breakfast picnic." We took our food across the street to eat on the beach. Other than the gulls, that was perfect. Room was clean, bathroom modern and very nice and we definitely would go back if we were in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Camarillo, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This review is a bit late as I stayed here 10/2013. However, this place is so charming and comfortable! I originally booked a partial ocean view king room as there were no full ocean king rooms available. Upon arriving my S.O. wanted a full ocean view. All they had was a full ocean with two queens, so we took that.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Blue Dolphin Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Inn

Address: 6470 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA 93428
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 20
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Odigeo, Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Blue Dolphin Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blue Dolphin Hotel Cambria
Blue Dolphin Cambria
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria

220 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (186)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (8)
Viewed
Dining (12)
Viewed
Room/suite (45)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (47)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
View from room (29)
Viewed
Other (33)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (35)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay