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Moonstone Cottages

6580 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Oceanside, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I am sadly writing this review due to lack of care for the customer. My husband and I have been coming to Cambria for over 28 years. We found the Blue Dolphin Inn and started to stay their 2 times a year for about the past 5 years. We wanted to try something new for our anniversary and stayed at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Lovely cottages with an ocean view in a funky little sea-side town, with a staff who takes care of you and delivers delicious breakfasts packed for picnicking daily. What more could you possibly want? I almost hesitate to sing their praises because I don't want it to get too popular! But we really adored everything about it and will be... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Our 3 freestanding cottages provide one of the most unique options for staying on Moonstone Beach. It's like your own beach house! We are happy you decided to share your experience and that you enjoyed it so much. We love hearing that! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Upland, California
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I often travel to Cambria. For our last two stays, we decided on the cottages. Both times the cottages were filthy dirty. The floors and linen had an overall bad moldy smell to it. For what they charge per night, they should be very clean. The comforter had an old smell as well. It seems like they... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have visited Moonstone Beach Drive on other occasions but nothing quite like this little GEM! The room has everything you would need (small fridge, microwave, rides, slippers, heaters, fireplace, jacuzzi tub, etc.). However, if you'd like to leave the cottage for a nice lunch or dinner, the Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill is 50 feet away. Cross the street... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Our guests feel like the cottages are really "their beach house" and we have provided all of the amenities you can think of and a few you might not have! Our quality linens and beddings assure you a restful sleep and a luxurious experience. Being able to walk a short distance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful treat! Stayed in the Garden Room for a night last March for our anniversary. We decided with the garden room because it seeming to be the one with the most privacy. Although we were the farthest of the three rooms from the ocean we still had an AMAZING view! We arrived to discover they had left us... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. The views are spectacular and there is nothing quite as special as your own private getaway on the beach! We try to think of everything so you can just enjoy your experience. Of course, we must give credit to this awesome location along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the... More 

Essex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in the Seascape Cottage for one night, on our drive down from San Fran to LA. The Seascape cottage is at the front of the cottages, right on the beachfront. We arrived and checked in at the inn nearby, where the lady at the front desk gave us our forms to fill in for our complimentary breakfast which... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We love the detail you provided, it really helps our future guests know what to expect. Given the uniqueness of staying in your own private cottage, this is a one-of-a-kind getaway and with only 3 cottages, a very exclusive experience. Our sister properties, Sand Pebbles Inn, Blue Dolphin Inn, and Castle Inn,... More 

Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The cottage was at a great location and very close to the ocean. It was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. The ocean view from the steps of our cottage was beautiful. We spent the weekend here on our 32nd wedding anniversary and had a wonderful time. A bit pricy, but worth it!

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. It is tough to put a price on a one-of-a-kind experience! We are happy you had a chance to experience this very unique accommodation. Some of our guests pick a favorite cottage and make it a tradition or mix it up and try all 3! More 

Pasadena, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We recently stayed for a night at the Seaview Cottage and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was great having your own cottage. Kinda like having a little house! It was small and cozy, but you didn't feel cramped. It was decorated with a lovely nautical theme, and had a kitchenette and gas fireplace. Bathroom was spacious with a large shower and... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We tried to create the feeling of your own private home on the beach. Well worth a splurge! We are so happy you had a chance to explore the area and that our staff made sure your special occasion was noted. We are a bit proud of our bedding and linens, we... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

These do not come cheaply, even by CA coast hotel prices, but it's still a terrific place to stay. It's well located on the main road at the coast and the three little cottages all have a view of the ocean. Ours was the one in the back, Mariner, and it has a great view. The middle cottage (Something Gate?)... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We know the price can seem daunting, but the experience is quite special and the feeling of your own little house on the beach is like a dream for many. As for the cartons, we do use recyclable and compostable components whenever possible. We are happy to offer this most interesting accommodation... More 

Champaign, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Moonstone cottages is as good as everyone has said. We stayed in Seascape which was near the road but had a full view of the ocean .The boardwalk is right there and perfect for a morning walk. The cottage is not fancy but very clean and well maintained.It was very quaint. Breakfast is included and delivered to your room. The... More 

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of Moonstone Cottages. This is such a different experience than most hotels so we love hearing how our guests enjoy it! Having your own private cottage along the coast is a fabulous escape from the hustle and bustle. And our picnic breakfast can be enjoyed in your room or taken to the beach. We... More 

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