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1880 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428
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Bluebird Motel
Ranked #13 of 29 Cambria B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Modesto, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

the front desk lady is very rude, condesending, resistive to any simple request we went to the lobby to ask for: bag for ice bucket, plastic cups because we didnt have any. this hotel is more like a motel: room only. carpet in room is soiled, same as chairs, no hot water in am for shower, shampoo is in trial... More 

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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This a very comfortable stop over on the route between S F and LA. Good value for clean, spacious, comfortable rooms. Free wifi. Needs a bit of updating in terms of furnishings but this in a sense adds to its charm. Can walk to good restaurants and perfectly situated in the old part of town. We ate at Linns -... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This nice little Inn is right in the center of the old part of town so you are within walking distance of all the antique stores, etc. They serve coffee and pound cake in the lobby for breakfast and the internet is free. The only draw back is that Cambria is a dead zone in terms cell service and if... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for 1 night and our room was wonderful. It was clean and the bed was comfortable We slept very well as it was really quiet. Hearst Castle is about a 15 minute drive. No breakfast served here, only pound cake and hot drinks. Cambria is a small beautiful charming town. Good place to sleep over if you’re driving... More 

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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Old-school charm that has been well maintained @ a fair price. Back in the 1950s when the Bluebird was probably just opening, I can imagine it was the place to be (maybe the only place to be in little Cambria) and like an aging star it has it's issues (thin walls, smallish bed/room, no fancy breakfast) still the place has... More 

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31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Staying overnight in Cambria was a good choice and, if you are coming from the south, it is easy to overnight here and head off to Hearst Castle the next morning. It is an area where many people from Fresno and Bakersfield areas (inland) own holiday homes. I also have it on good authority that there are many artists and... More 

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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was our first visit to the BlueBird after a long drive from Yosemite and the Big Sur and my hubby and I were very happy with what we found. I agree that is maybe slightly older than other motels in the area, but for the price and the convenience of the area we couldn't complain. The owners were friendly... More 

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was my second time staying at this hotel.  The first time I stayed in the Creekside room and it wasn't anything fancy, but it was okay.  On my most recent trip,  I made the big mistake of booking a standard queen room. The room was tiny! You could barely walk between the bed and the dresser. The room had... More 

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San Jose, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Charming place to stay. The Motel is a little old but is well maintained. The room are clean and well kept. The bluebird is right down town and is close to everything. The bluebird has a nice lobby area and the staff are friendly.

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San Diego, CA
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The rooms were pretty simple, and a bit dated, but were clean and had everything we needed. The breakfast wasn't anything too exciting but it's nice to have the option. However, the price, friendly staff, the quaint lobby area, and the easy walk to plenty of shops and restaurants made this a great stay in Cambria. We'd stay here again... More 

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Additional Information about Bluebird Motel

Address: 1880 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Bluebird Hotel Cambria

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