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Sea Otter Inn

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6656 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An average motel in Cambria. Not good. Not bad. Just there. Room was a bit old & tired. Shower a bit weird. Breakfast needs special mention: help yourself at reception to a lucky dip of pastries, muffins, cereal etc then take it back to your room to eat. Really just depends when you go as to what you'll get. We... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in the early evening, and were excited to have reached our destination. Unfortunately, the young brown haired lady at the desk was apathetic and bordering on rude. I am positive she never made eye contact, let alone "welcomed" us. Asides from that the converted motel was pleasant. The room was clean, and the fpl and patio with two... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing from friends and family that Cambria wasn't exactly a destination, we were expecting most of the town and the hotel to be fairly ragged. We couldn't have expected further from the truth! This hotel has been tastefully re-done with fresh paint and furniture as well as beautiful landscaping and interesting flowers all the way around. There are some... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit concerned when I booked my room as it was the only room I could find in this area, However upon arrival I was relieved. The lady at the front desk was very sweet. The motel has a nice cozy feel to it. The grounds are nicely landscaped with flowers and the facility is in very good... More 

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Alhambra, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on a road trip up the coast with my 14 year old daughter and stayed here our first night. We love Moonstone Beach and Cambria. It was right across the street from the water so we could hear the waves at night. Very nice clean room with comfortable beds. Also loved the landscaping, really added charm. It was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Sea Otter Inn on our road trip from LA to San Fran. This was a wonderful stop to enjoy the beauty of the water. We could hear the waves in the evening from our hotel room as the water was right across the street. Hotel was within walking distance to several restaurants. The hotel... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint little inn, right across from the beach. Nothing along that stretch of road is economy, so be prepared to pay. The rooms were comfortable but not roomy. You're only there to sleep, so no big deal. The heat if needed is via a gas fireplace. There is no air conditioning, but was not an issue as... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

loved the boardwalk just across the street from our hotel. The staff were very friendly and accommodating . The landscaping surrounding the hotel was lovely! Hotel just across the street from the ocean.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My sister and I took a last minute trip to Hearst Castle, from San Francisco, and we decided to stay the night nearby Cambria to get to the castle first thing the next morning. I was visiting from the east coast and my job was to find a hotel for the night. I jumped on-line and did a basic search... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Absolutely adored this place. It's located near restaurants, the beach, and you'll get fantastic view on sunset! Staff are friendly, room is spacious and clean and it includes fridge and microwave. The property also includes pool and parking space. Breakfast was more than sufficient. Bed and bathroom were nice.

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