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San Simeon Pines Resort

7200 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not fancy at all, but very homey. I loved the fireplace in the room and the location. It could use updated carpet as that was very worn, and had burn marks from assumed carelessness by previous visitors. All in all the staff was warm and the room comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it here, our room was very nice and very clean. The staff was very friendly. We had a nice flat screen tv, with a great selection of channels. The gentleman who ran the morning breakfast was so pleasant and we really appreciated the coffee and toast! It is a great location right across the street from moonstone beach, and... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

And Thank You for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here and your visit to lovely Cambria! Hope to see you soon! More 

Friant, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in an upstair room # 62 with a lovely view and a cozy wood burning fireplace. Believe it or not I used the fireplace every night, the evenings cool temperatures were perfect for a fire. We were there in July. No problem booking a room if you reserve week days rather than weekends. Very strict on smoking and... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay here, at San Simeon Pines, AND that you appreciate our cute town! We look forward to your return and thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! More 

Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The hotel is in a very nice place with an own entrance to the beach. The service is very good and the people are vey friendly. But it is very outdated with no a/c, no Wifi in some rooms, holes in the linen and pretty much loved furniture. Also the breakfast is not what you would expect for the price... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

We are pleased that you liked the facility overall and that our staff treated you well. To address some of your concerns: most places in Cambria do not have A/C as it is usually not warmer than 68 degrees here, even in the summer. Once in a while we get a hot streak, which is what we are experiencing this... More 

Bellflower, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our room was very clean and had a refrigerator. The pool was also clean (a bit chilly, but, hey,it's Cambria, not the tropics). A great location, literally steps from the state park, where there are trails and cliffs with benches to watch the sunset. A short walk to Moonstone Beach. Very friendly staff. An old fashioned motel type establishment. We... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at San Simeon Pines as well as your visit to Cambria! We appreciate the very "nice" review and hope to see you back with us soon! More 

Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Older hotel on the North end of Cambria's Moonstone beach, this Hotel has more basic Amenities, But is substantially cheaper than the other hotels down the block. Rooms clean & comfortable, King bed a little Stiff, like an extra firm mattress,hotel located next to busy Highway 1, but at night traffic is very light, so its quiet. Cellphone service in... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the thorough review and pointing out what sets us apart....very reasonable prices, clean rooms and spacious grounds to wander through. So glad you'll be returning! More 

San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was the second time we have stayed here. We love it. You are greeted by a wonderful staff. They made sure our room was perfect. We love the privacy, and ease of walking to the beach. Having the fireplace in the room is an extra bonus. It was nice to have the fire in the evenings. We are already... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and we are so pleased we can give you the gift of relaxation! We look forward to your next visit! More 

Stockton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Our stay was only for one night to accommodate our visit to Hearst Castle on our drive down Highway 1. I chose the San Simeon Pines Resort because it seemed a good value compared to the motels in San Simeon proper and Cambria, and it looked charming in the website photos. Overall we had a good experience. The check-in staff... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time for your honest and thorough review! We hope you will come back for a longer stay next time, and thank you for choosing San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

we have been going to Cambria for many years and just love it. We have stayed at the San Simeon Pines before, and liked the quiet rooms with fire places. We enjoyed our stay this time, too. However, I do have to say that when we checked in, we were put in an upstairs room (no elevator). When I requested... More 

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

We apologize for the inappropriate response from one of our front desk staff....we will take this up with them. We hope you do not let this one time situation keep you from returning! Thank you for your review. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Over the years I have stayed here. At first it was quaint and charming but it has gone downhill from there. Location is nice. Breakfast is included. Fireplace rooms use segments of compressed sawdust logs.

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CambriaCypress, Guest Relations Manager at San Simeon Pines Resort, responded to this review

Sorry we did not meet your expectations, but hope you will still come to Cambria and enjoy our lovely town and scenery. More 

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