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El Colibri Hotel and Spa

5620 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Cambria
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Luis Obispo,Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at El Colibri. It was a clean,comfortable & friendly stay. The location right next to the moonstone walking path was perfect. We had a view of the surrounding greenery so the fact that the hotel was not right on the beach did not bother us... and the price more than made up for it! Lastly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is beautiful and very nicely located. Just wish it had that ocean view! Well, we can't have everything. The bed was very comfortable. Nice fireplace in the room but my favorite part was the bathroom. Big soaking tub and huge shower. Ready to go back.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Booked a room last minute for a romantic getaway. Seemed very pricey with a 4pm check in and an 11am checkout, especially considering the non beach front location, but whatever, the internal accommodations would be worth it, including the free breakfast, right? Immediately find out that not one, but BOTH Sauna rooms are out of service, which was one of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are looking for a lovely place to stay while visiting the coast and Hearst Castle this boutique hotel is a must stop. We enjoyed all aspects of our stay and the attention to detail and guest comfort was over the top. I would highly recommend this gem.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cambria has so many really mediocre places to stay, and El Colibri Hotel and Spa was a cut above all the others. Rather isolated location, but very close to the boardwalk to hike and see the ocean vistas along the way. Rooms were quite nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've been to Cambria many times, and although most of the hotels/motels along Moonstone drive have ocean views, this one does not... but it is at the very beginning of the road and is less than 2 minutes to the water. We stayed in the King and had a great experience. Super comfortable bed, nice fireplace and Jacuzzi/bath in our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a newer property in the Cambria area- most of the motels are older. They do try to be accommodating with some nice perks like a wine bar and entertainment on some weekend nights. Pros: Newer property Close to downtown Cambria Nice beds Wine bar Cons: No ocean view We had a hot tub or washer that was going... More 

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We booked the largest and most expensive 'suite' in the hotel for our family. Walking in to the room we were greeted by gross stains on the carpets, including one right at the entry (see pics). The room was poorly and sparsely decorated while off-puttingly cavernous. The outside view to the front of the hotel is highway 1 traffic since... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had an unpleasant experience with the woman in front, who turned out to be the owner. That was a red flag. Room was okay at best but certainly not for the price. Seemed musty. I have stayed in MANY worse places around the world but for the price...But who is there to complain to? Oh, that's right the horrible... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Extremely Disappointed in the Customer Service at El Colibri. My wife and I are in Cambria for our BABYMOON. I got here and checked in only 2 hours ago. I signed their check in and we went to our room. Our room is clean and nice but we look at a dusty hill. We came back 2 hours later and... More 

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