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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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Manhattan Beach
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grounds are nice and pool and Jacuzzi were a big plus with our kids after a long day of site seeing. Liked sitting in the chairs out front watching the sunset. Rooms are looking a little tired though, time for some upgrades in the bathroom and the bed linens are worn. Breakfast was average, not as nice as other properties... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cambria is only our stopover for the night before heading out to big sur. However, this little gem is a definite plus. Although the decor is a bit outdated, the place is spotless and cozy. We arrived very late at night and the front desk people was very catering to our need. The lady told us how to access the... More 

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los angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very mellow stay. Fireplace in the room, breakfast treats. Pool is clean and a nice place to sit. The best part of this visit is the walk along the coast across from the inn. Cambria is a lovely town to visit and a short drive in to a few great restaurants. We stayed at Sea Otter when in the area... More 

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anaheim, ca
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Just got back from a couple of days at this inn, very nice, quiet and clean... we stayed in a suite at the back next to the pool, very spacious with two full bathrooms; there is also a small patio off the bedroom. They offer a continental breakfast that although does not offer a huge selection does the job quite... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We spent one night here while driving down the coast and would definitely stay here again. It's located right by the ocean, so you can easily get on the boardwalk and watch the surf as you head into town, on foot, for dinner. The rooms were very clean and quiet and the staff friendly. The breakfast is the only reason... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Cambria is a small coastal village halfway between LA and SF. It is less than 10 miles from San Simeon and the Hearst Castle. The town has good restaurants and galleries. The Sea Otter is a single level motel just across the street from Moonstone Beach. It is one of a string of similar inns and has competitive prices. The... More 

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

They paid attention to detail in this lovely room. We had a private small backyard. The ocean is directly across the street. There is a pool area with a hot tub, which was wonderful to soak in after along chilly day. Great value!

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San Diego
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed here two nights during Valentine's Day weekend. I have no complaints. The staff was very nice on check in and during our stay. It was a little too warm to use the fireplace in the room but everything in the room was clean and in good order. The free wifi worked just fine for us. Having the refrigerator... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here overnight while driving to San Francisco. We hadn't booked but managed to get a room at the front (101 I think). It was lovely, spotlessly clean, and had a fireplace, which we used. The whole feel of the place is "quaint" and gave everything a lovely homely feel. The bathroom had a dispenser for shampoo, conditioner and soap... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Comfortable, clean and friendly staff. My husband and I stayed there for two nights -- we tried to add another night, but they were booked! Bad planning on our part. But we enjoyed it so much, we wanted to stay longer.. It's just a few steps away from the long walk by the ocean. We timed it perfectly because the... More 

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