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Cambria Palms Motel

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   2662 Main Street, Cambria, CA 93428
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Athens, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Agree with the other reviewers that this is a smaller and older property. However, it's been kept very well and from the appearances of our room, it appears that it has been renovated sometime in the past several years. The rooms don't have air conditioning and are pretty small, but are exactly what we needed during the tourist season for... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Cambria Palms later in the evening and were cheerfully greeted by Julie on the front desk. This motel is a great stopping point on the drive down Highway 1 between Monterey Bay and Los Angeles, serving as a great base for exploring Hearst Castle and the Elephant Seal beaches. We only stayed for one night and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Small but clean older motel. Very basic.....no air con which would have been welcome as the rooms were stuffy. A fan would have been nice in the room. Ice machine on premises but no other vending machines. Located about 2 blocks from the main strip in Cambria. At $109 a night a the height of tourist season it was a... More

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Fresno,Ca
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is the best deal in town if you prefer a "very casually" ran and decorated kind of place. It's a bit away from the chic bustle of the town, but they do provide free bikes to ride (fun!!!). The rooms very greatly in size and decor. There are tiny rooms with big baths and even kitchenettes with a that... More

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Creswick, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A good basic motel room , clean but lacking bar fridge and aircon. Only one chair not "chairs" as claimed and "garden view" was of plants on far side of car park. Bathroom was good , clean and spacious.

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Dinas Mawddwy, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This was my first stay in a motel and it outlived my expectations! Nice sized, clean and well equipped room. Bathroom was clean and a good size. Bed was large and comfy, lots of wall sockets to recharge my phone and ipad etc. Friendly and helpful staff, and I LOVED my time exploring the area. I'd stay there again happily.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

booked a room here last minute online, when we drove from SF to LA We wanted to see some of the scenic spots (elephant seals, Pfieffer Beach, McWays Falls,) We arrived past 9pm so we missed the office staff but they left our key out for us (got my name wrong...) We got room 3, free wi-fi and parking -... More

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Santa Cruz, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It's all relative right? For the area this inn is reasonably pricedm For what you getx maybe not so much. It is an old building that has been done up boutique style. The room was clean and comfortable. You can hear everything that goes on in the parking lot and as people walk by your room. The bed is plush... More

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Lancashire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice room, bit of a shock to find there was no air con, but the room did cool down in the evening, shame it did not have a fridge as there was a. Nice bench to sit on outside and a cold beer would have been ideal.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Clean and large rooms, friendly staff, parking in front of the building. 5 mins walk from Cambria's restaurant and city center. Go to the deserted beaches and Fiscalini Ranch Trail and admire the beautiful nature (also in Cambria, 5-10 mins drive from the motel)

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Address: 2662 Main Street, Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cambria Palms Motel 2*
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We are a boutique Motel located in Cambria along California's beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. Our guests enjoy a peaceful creek side location within walking distance to dining, wine tasting and shopping in the village of Old Cambria. Our accommodations are warm and comfortable, offering travelers a peaceful escape. Our property was recently remodeled in 2009 and guests will find that each of our 18 rooms has free Wi-Fi, new beds with 5 star quality comforters, in-room coffee, tea, and cable TV. We are a pet friendly establishment. Ask us for a complimentary wine tasting in nearby Harmony. Our beach cruiser bicycles are available on a first come, first serve basis. Take them out around downtown or to the beach! We are centrally located close to San Luis Obispo county's popular attractions. Hearst Castle & the Elephant Seals are 10 and 15 miles away. Paso Robles wineries are 12 miles away. We welcome tour groups, motorcycle clubs,and artist groups. ... more   less 
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