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The Mariner's Inn

6180 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #19 of 28 Cambria B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rancho Cucamonga, California, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had read reviews on this place. We were only in town for one night and nothing was available that was reasonable. I booked anyway. This place could use help from Hotel Impossible. Now, it was not a total super dump, bed was actually comfy and we did get a good night sleep. For a one night passing through town... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually post reviews, but this room got under my skin. I've stayed at several motels in Cambria over the last 20 years, but the Mariner's Inn might be the lowest bang for your buck. First of all, some tragic designer who thought they had a knack for the industrial look removed the carpet of an old motel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now it's not extravagant or elegant, but it's clean with charm and character. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is directly across from the beach and boardwalk along the cliffs, so absolutely stunning location!!! Our room was small with a large tub and a fireplace in front of the bed. Very clean and worth a fun little stay-especially... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night here on our way down to LA from San Francisco, taking in the coastal route and all it's sights. The staff are very warm and welcoming. The room could use some upgrades but it was ok. Since it's right by the water, in March, we found the air to be damp, and the room was the... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice location, excellent for morning walks along the beach. The staff was very friendly and the room was ok but looked better in the pictures. It smelled kind of sketchy and the front door didn't feel very safe. Not really worth the price, but you pay for the location I guess.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mariners Inn has all of the basic accommodations one requires. We requested an iron and ironing board and they brought them to our room. The room and bathroom were clean and we were able to get a good night's sleep; it was nice hearing the ocean as we dozed off. The floors are a bit noisy as guests walk... More 

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San Diego
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

So, I am not sure what your 2 star means to you, but for me it means below average. So, the room seems clean, but very tired even though they were "remodeled". The reason for two stars instead of one is because the bed is comfy and they have a community deck overlooking the ocean where we saw whales and... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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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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