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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We got to stay here for 1 night by chance and were so happy that we did! The room was nice and the bed was very welcoming. Coffee machine, chocolates and even complimentary bottle of wine were very nice treats. I could hear waves while sleeping and it was so awesome! Ocean is just across the road and even the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice and clean room with updated decor. Room was a bit small but probably in line with other hotels nearby given the seaside location. Great location with beautiful seaside walking path across the street. Free wifi, coffee, hot chocolate, and good breakfast (in a box) included.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many to choose from but the clincher was 18 year age limit. Nothing against kids but it's nice to stay at a place that's adults only. Renovated two years ago the Inn is clean, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Close to everything with a cool little sitting area out front (we had our breakfast there), I highly... More

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

Good sized room, great breakfast, good parking, opposite beach. Bar & restaurant 2 doors down. Main high street a good walk or easy drive away for good bars and restaurants. Staff were very polite,friendly and helpful.

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Yellow Springs, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I enjoyed three nights at this lovely, remodeled Inn. Patti greeted us with a big smile at the front desk and led us to our spectacular room, The Sea of Japan, where we opened the window and exclaimed over our gorgeous ocean view. The sound and sight of the surf just melted all our cares away. Room... More

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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Moonstone Beach; the views and nature being at their best. The rooms are plain and simple but comfortable, with a small shower room. A free breakfast is provided in their breakfast room with a choice of cereals, bagels, yoghurts, hot/cold drinks etc. Blue Dolphin Inn is about 20-30 mins walk along the boardwalk... More

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San Diego
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My guy and I stayed at this Inn on our way from San Diego to Napa. It seemed pricey to me, but due to the great Trip Advisor reviews, we went with it. It was the best hotel out of four we stayed in on that trip, including much more expensive places in Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles. Comfortable, immaculately... More

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Palo Alto, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures online don't do this place justice. We booked because of the great reviews and we weren't disappointed. We were greeted by Christina, who was very friendly and accommodating. It was clear she loves her job and where she works! We arrived early and she coordinated an early arrival with the housekeeping staff. Our tastefully decorated room was across... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we walked into the lobby I was glad I splurged for our getaway. Our room was great and we loved having the "picnic" breakfast delivered to our room. We have stayed at several nice places on Moonstone beach and this was the best.

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South Molton, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

When we arrived at this place, the exterior makes you think that it'll be a little ordinary but the room we had (and we only paid for the cheapest room) was amazing - really spacey and beautifully decorated. We could see the ocean from our room even though we hadn't paid for an ocean view. We really appreciated the little... 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
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Family owned and operated, The Blue Dolphin Inn is located on Moonstone Beach Drive where the "Sea meets the Pines."The Inn offers cozy rooms, all with comfortable king or queen beds and fireplaces. In room amenities include European blend coffee and Dorothy Prentice bathroom amenities. In the morning you will enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast and in the afternoon tea, cookies and sparkling cider. Be sure to take advantage of our California vacation packages. ... more   less 
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