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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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El Camino Village
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we love the location the hotel has gone down hill some in both service and quality. My husband and I decided to stay here over Thanksgiving, we usually stay here when we are wine tasting, never arriving prior to check-in before. Since we were traveling on Thanksgiving Day we arrived at the hotel around noon. We were immediately told... More 

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

So sorry your visit with us was not up to your expectations this time around. Just to address some of your concerns: We have relayed your experience to the front desk staff to reaffirm with them how important great customer service is; We haven't taken anything away from our complimentary Continental breakfast; Our policy is to not release our rooms... More 

Newhall
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at this motel. Had a great 2 day stay. Even played shuffleboard! We had no complaints except for the bathroom mirror. Having to shave sideways was a bit out of sorts but what the heck. Wouldn't mind staying here again.

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

So glad you enjoyed your first stay with us and will return! Not sure what you meant by the sideways mirror, but it got my attention!! Thank you for the nice review and hope to see you back soon! Happy Holidays! More 

San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place provided an excellent lesson for remembering that you get what you pay for. Unbelievable. Poor treatment is just unacceptable anymore, at any price. What ever happened to customer service at San Simeon Pines? We checked in. We were then told we could not access the room, even though it was vacant, clean, and ready. What gives? Seems like... More 

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

After doing some research and speaking with the staff I was able to put this very negative review in perspective. Due to a water leak on the property, our water was turned off temporarily and that is the reason behind your complaint. With no water available during the repair, we were unable to offer the use of our employee restrooms,... More 

San Bernardino, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We recently spent two nights at San Simeon Pines Resort, and in my opinion, it is still one of the best bargains to be found on Moonstone Beach Drive. No, it isn't the newest or have the most modern decor, but it does deliver solid value in their comfortable rooms that have a rustic feel that is enhanced by the... More 

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

We are so pleased you are a satisfied, returning guest. We appreciate your lovely review and the heads up on room #70 - it is passed on to the mangers. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We have stayed at SS Pines several times and just returned from a four day stay. Since my wife has to use a walker now we were happy to be able to get the room with a handicap accessible shower, making the trip much more enjoyable. The last time we stayed there the staff was happy to change our room... More 

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

Thank you for being one of our many loyal returnees! I passed on your complimentary comments to the staff and they were thrilled! And we appreciate the great review! Sorry you can't bring your dog, but we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I concur with the other recent reviews. In style, It is a throwback to earlier days. The Resort is surrounded by pine trees, and it is close to the ocean. Across the street is a bluff from which you can enjoy the coastline and activities of numerous birds and pelicans that call it home. It is very close to Cambria,... More 

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

Thank you for choosing San Simeon Pines for your quick trip from LA and for commenting on your stay - hope you return to visit us again soon! More 

Aldershot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Clean, but hotel dates back to 50-60's, nevertheless has been well maintained. Good location with lots of space. Staff friendly, we cancelled our last night because of altered travel plans, while we were there and got a refund with no problem. Rooms good size, if one criticism breakfast nothing to write home about, in particular I don't know what the... More 

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

You are correct - think of us as a vintage motor coach lodge - you park in front of your clean room and can wander the well-kept, expansive grounds. Our complimentary breakfast is Continental - never promised as hot or "American" style - sorry you did not like the Country Crock spread! Glad you enjoyed your stay and took the... More 

Yorba Linda, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoy going to this little place due to its location and amenities. Its nothing fancy but a great spot for doing all there is to do in the area of Cambria. You can walk under the street to the beach for shell collecting, sunbathing, and sunset watching, plus drive to Hearst Castle, sea elephant watching, shopping, wine tasting, etc.... More 

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

So glad you are one of our "returnees" that appreciates San Simeon Pines and the area here on the Central Coast! We are looking forward to some rain to bring back the green on the golf course! Thank you for taking the time to write your nice review! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had the most relaxing and beautiful stay at San Simeon Pines Resort. The rooms are retro awesome!! We stayed in one of the fireplace rooms and it was beyond enjoyable. The staff was excellent and the beach is right across the street. There are beautiful bluffs and sandy beach all around. We took daily visits to downtown Cambria and... More 

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

Yay! That's what we love to hear....how much our guests enjoyed not only their stay at San Simeon Pines, but our Village of Cambria and the beautiful scenery surrounding us! Hope you are able to return soon! More 

California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is our favorite place to stay in Cambria. It's very quiet, clean, comfortable, etc. and the setting is great. For those of you who always complain about anything that hasn't been re-remodeled in the last 6 months as being outdated, you may want to go somewhere else. I never understood why some people think anything not brand new is... More 

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

We couldn't have written a better review ourselves! You are correct - we are not for everyone if you want fluff and fancy, but you are absolutely correct in your description of San Simeon Pines: clean, reasonable rates, great area, outdoor activities, character, etc. We are always pleased to welcome wonderful guests like you again....don't stay away too long! More 

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Address: 7200 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, CA
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 58
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