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Sea Otter Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6656 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a bit perplexed with this motel, but for the price it was fine. The hostess had the personality of a piece of wood. She reaIIy didn't want to be there. The room was fine, however, the bathroom sink needed to be repIaced. The Iocation is great, right across from the beach and it was quiet. Breakfast was weird.... More

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Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is located just across the road from a beach and and boardwalk. Cambria is a small town, with several restaurants and lots of art galleries. The rooms are basic with a fridge and microwave. The continental breakfast is collected from the office and eaten in your room. The breakfast consists of cereals, croissants and pastries, yogurt, coffee, etc.

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Kenilworth
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on our journey north from LA to San Francisco. It is well located just across the road from a beautiful beach (which has a lovely boardwalk) and at the start of the famous Big Sur highway. Cambria is a pleasant little town, with plenty of facilities. The motel rooms are large, clean and well equipped. The continental breakfast... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice, comfortable inn right across the street from Moonstone Beach. The area is absolutely beautiful. The property is well maintained and very clean. The heated pool and spa are a really nice addition after a day of exploring the local attractions.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked an end room and so had adirondike chairs to sit in and enjoy the sunset the night we were there. The gas fireplace heated our room nicely. It was great to hear the ocean during the night and to wake up and eat our breakfast watching the ocean.Just across the highway is a boardwalk which takes you along... More

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Sea Otter Inn is one of the Cambria, CA properties that sits right across the road from Moonstone Beach. You can hear the waves and smell the sea air. The rooms are very well-appointed, with a fireplace, refrigerator, microwave, coffee, and more. I was impressed by how clean the bathroom was - very nice. The best feature was the... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

NIce to get off the road and stay in Cambria on way up the coast. While it is close to the beach, there wasn't really anywhere to sit outside. No chairs in front of rooms, and the benches were few and far between. The Adirondack chairs are only for a couple of the rooms in front. The pool was great----heated... More

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Houston, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I booked the Sea Otter Inn as I envisioned sitting in the inviting adirondack chairs they show on their website enjoying the ocean view and relaxing. They failed to mention that the chairs may be used ONLY by the end few rooms and are marked in bold letters that they are reserved for those rooms only. They do not offer... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Room smelled old and was worn down. Lacked air circulation in the room. Pillows totally sucked and the pull out beds for my kids were the worst I have ever seen. I actually felt really bad for my kids having to sleep on the pull out mattresses (and my feeling is, kids can sleep just about anywhere and be fine).... More

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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed here whilst on our way from LA to San Francisco. Couldn't believe the view from the hotel. The rooms were comfortable and the staff are really friendly. You collect breakfast from the front office and take it back to the room which meant our 9 and 16 year old could have a small lie in . This hotel... More

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Address: 6656 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Otter Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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