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The Mariner's Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   6180 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rehovot, Israel
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much else to say about the place. It was the first place we found after it got dark. We slept and enjoyed looking out at the ocean across the street while eating breakfast. Had sufficient kosher options to eat.

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Claremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I do not know why this little place gets mediocre reviews. People expect way too much for these reasonable rates. This is a nice place that is clean and allows pets. The location of this Inn is 5 star, and they serve a continental breakfast. For the price you can not do better, especially if you like to travel with... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is an ok hotel. it is nice that it is by the Ocean. I was visiting Hearst Castle and stayed hear. One of the great things is that you get a $25 "gift card/discount" at a bunch of local resturants which is nice.The provided breakfast is bad. No Eggs and stuff, Just cereal, bagels and apples. The room itself... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Mariner's Inn bills itself as the best bargain hotel on Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. It's a beautiful little spot, the beach, not the hotel. If you can't find another place or just want to spend the least amount of money, you could stay there. Most of the rooms have no views. Ours had a plywood floor painted black.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We are in the middle of our stay at this VERY PET FRIENDLY inn as I write this. I was very curious to see how our stay would go after reading the satisfied and not so satisfied reviews. Service here is helpful and pleasant always with a smile and willing. Upon first entering our Queen Suite "B", which is right... More 

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Lindsay G, Guest Relations Manager at The Mariner's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Lani. We very much enjoyed your stay with us and are sorry that you did not feel the same. We would like an opportunity to make this up to you. Please give us a call in regards to a possible future stay. More 

San Diego, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you're not looking for a 5 star hotel, but you love the luxury of being right on a beautiful beach - the sound of the waves, the breeze in your face, the smell of the ocean, a beautiful beach long boardwalk- then this is the place for you. We had a dog-friendly room and it only had the basics... More 

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We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your feedback. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Mariners is located on Moonstone beach in Cambria, which is the best location. we found that the hotel offered the best rate and really great value for the price. rooms have been recently renovated and they offered a really nice complimentary breakfast in the morning. This property is just yards from the beach. Stayed here with my dog- another plus!!

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Mission, South Dakota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Directly across from the crashing waves and dune walking path.The inn has an observation deck and a great deal for $99-- with a $25-- credit coupon when you eat at certain local restaurants. We ate at La Terraza Mexican Grill in Cambria for the $25-- discount, it was a great meal. The hotel is slightly dated but the location and... More 

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Redlands, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This inn was just what we had in mind - a comfortable and reasonable place to stay right on Moonstone Beach! Fire place in the room and the best breakfast included that we had on our trip up the coast. It was great that they included healthy breakfast items such as dried blueberries and cherries, non fat greek yogurt, ancient... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed a night at The Mariner's Inn and were impressed with the friendly welcome, good price and great location. When we were walking around the town we were greeted by Penelope, who had just finished work, and she helped us by recommending where to go and how to understand Cambria. In the morning we were watching whales as we... More 

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Address: 6180 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Mariner's Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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