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Sea Otter Inn

3.0 of 5 6656 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We approached Cambria late in the afternoon without a reservation for lodging, and pulled into the Sea Otter not knowing what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised by what we got for a reasonable price - a very clean, decent-sized room that even had a coffered ceiling, friendly staff, breakfast that included nice fresh pastries, grounds that showed good... More

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Upland, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the Sea Otter inn. I would highly recommend this place very very clean, very quiet, friendly staff and great location!!! It was nice to wake up in the morning and have hot coffee a continental breakfast waiting for us. Can't wait to plan our next trip to the Sea Otter Inn!

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Placitas, New Mexico, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant stay at this hotel several years ago, besides it was one of the most reasonably priced on Moonstone,so we booked a three night stay back in June. When I called a month or so later to extend our stay by one night, I encountered the same hostess that George R mentioned. Well, you would think... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel a lot on business (maybe 120 nights per year). I read a few reviews on this place that concerned me, but went ahead and booked. I was pleasantly surprised. The lady at the front desk was friendly and helpful. The WIFI was great, and the download speed beyond that was quite acceptable. Room was clean, as was bathroom.... More

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Ventura, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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