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Sea Otter Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6656 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #7 of 10 hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this hotel to be a small and charming but a little on the older side. Very clean rooms with gas fireplaces. Breakfast was served in the front lobby and could be taken to your room on a tray. One of the best parts of staying at this hotel is when you walk across the street and down to... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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33 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a night in Cambria and stayed in Sea Otter Inn. The staff was nice and our room was very nice! It was like an appartment with a bathroom, little open kitchenette, fireplace and huuuuuuge bed! + Fridge and micro Balcony at the backyard Huge bed Bed was super comfortable Nice area but cold Pool Overall experience Fireplace... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moonstone Beach is one of my favorite places to get away to. It's a good way to break the trip between SF & LA. I've stayed in a number of the hotels on the stretch and Fogcatcher Inn was always my favorite. But this time I noticed the gardens were let go. So on the return trip I stayed at... More

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San Ramon, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We have stayed at the Sea Otter Inn multiple times now, including once for our wedding. They have always been very accomodating, even when we've brought our dog along. The rooms are always very well kept, the beds are comfy, and I always like the shampoo/conditioner/soap dispensers in the showers. The location is obviously great. If you can afford it,... More

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Orangevale, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I took my guy to Sea Otter Inn for his 50th birthday and it was wonderful. The room was clean and well appointed. Right across from the ocean with adirondack chairs to sit and and vegetate and watch the sunset. It was very relaxing and quiet which was what we both were looking for. The only things I can suggest... More

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Anaheim, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Every fall we travel up to Cambria and stay at this charming motel on Moonstone Beach. Just steps away from the ocean board walk. Nothing special about the rooms unless you stay in one of their suites but each room does have a fireplace heater. Very hospitable staff.

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Abita Springs, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Right across from the ocean, friendly and helpful staff and it is locally owned and operated I highly recommend an ocean view room with your own private patio facing the ocean, it also has a spacious beautiful room with a king-size bed. We had breakfast on our patio and took a walk on the pier on the cliff overlooking the... More

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Long Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love Cambria. We've visited more than a dozen times. This was our first stay at the Sea Otter. I loved the proximity to the boardwalk. Our family enjoyed a walk in the rain! You can hear the ocean crashing on the beach. It's magic. If you want a quaint, charming hotel, this is the place.

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Sonora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is are 4th stay at Sea Otter Inn. I love this Inn because it is so close to Moonstone beach. I can walk across the street and follow the path right down to the ocean. This Inn is directly across from the tide pools. Every morning my son and I walk down collect shells and check out the sea... More

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pacific palisades, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We took a chance on driving up to Cambria from Los Angeles on a Monday in May without a reservation and drove through Cambria's Main Street first. We saw a few motels on Main St. that would of been adequate, but decided to drive another mile or two and ended up on Moonstone Beach. The location is excellent with a... 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*
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Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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#6 Family Hotel in Cambria #9 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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Sea Otter Inn is located on Cambria's famous Moonstone Beach Drive just across from the Moonstone Beach boardwalk. A family-owned property, this charming country-style inn features 25 cozy fireplace accommodations ranging from traditional hotel rooms to family suites and ocean-view spa tub rooms. A year-round outdoor heated pool and spa complete the getaway ambiance. All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi, HBO, and continental breakfast. Minutes from Hearst Castle and local wineries, Sea Otter Inn is the perfect home base for exploring California's Central Coast. ... more   less 
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