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Castle Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   6620 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is really nice facing the sea although you don't get sea view straight out the window. It's driving distance from town but it's much more relaxing staying by the sea. The staff is very friendly. Room is very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was very basic and pretty disappointing considering the rooms were quite expensive.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff goes out of their way to be helpful, which, with that and the location, is why I give it a 5 star review. They also do little things, like have pool/beach towels available, multi folded kleenex & tp tops, to elevate this definitely older hotel somewhat. I would suggest an ocean facing room rather than a side room... More

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Encinitas, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed here each of the last 3 summers and every time has been very enjoyable. The location has great ocean views and positioned at an entry point along the coastal trail. The rooms are not extravagant, really just functional, but the location and reasonable cost make it a great place to stay. The continental breakfast... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was taking a small trip up the coast recently with my daughter heading to Monterey from Huntington Beach, picked Castle Inn based on tripadvisor reviews! When we arrived we were quite happy as this motel was such a great find, the beach and tide pools were right across the road and the view from our room (room #14 a perfect... More

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Castle Inn. We are so glad you had a good time. We rarely have a need for AC right along the coast, but there are a day or two a year when it does get hot enough to want it. Usually, the ocean breeze keeps things really lovely. We really appreciate... More

Sacramento CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Blue Dolphin Inn, managed by the same group, but this is our first stay at the Castle Inn. Like the Blue Dolphin, lots of the little homey details are seen to: nice toiletries, lots of items on hand to borrow like binoculars and beach towels and even squeegees and spray bottles to clean your windshield after being... More

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We do try to bring the same amenities to all of our properties and we are happy you had the chance to experience that in our newest addition to the Cambria Inns Collection. We appreciate you sharing your experience here for future guests to read. More

Detroit
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had one night in Cambria and this was the perfect spot! The best value in the area with price, ocean view from every room, Pacific across the street, continental breakfast and several restaurants with good value within a short walk. I will definitely return and feel fortunate to have find such a gem (thanks to other Trip Advisor... More

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Castle Inn is our budget-friendly hotel and we do try to offer the same great amenities in all of our properties. We recently remodeled and renovated to bring this vintage motel up to our standards. We are so happy to hear you had a great time. More

Palermo, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is beautiful, close to the ocean, midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles; at morning we just crossed the road and looked at the seals! The room was confortable and the breakfast (included) good.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We are pleased to be able to offer a budget-friendly choice along Moonstone Beach Drive. There is nothing better than staying right along the ocean front. More

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great overnight stop for us on the way down from San Fran to LA. Lovely large room with tea and coffee making facilities, exceptionally clean and well kept. Good continental breakfast designed to be brought back to the room as communal buffet area quite compact - but that was good for us. Location couldn't be better with the ocean... More

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Castle Inn. We are pleased you had a chance to explore the area and hope your next visit allows more time to really see what Cambria has to offer. It is quote a special spot. More

Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location across the road from Moonstone Beach. Large room, which was clean, well decorated and had a good view of the sea. Plus quality toiletries. Lovely gardens and pool, all with good views. Continental breakfast included. Staff were friendly and there was a lovely atmosphere to the place. Two places to eat within easy walking distance along the beach... More

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We provide the same great amenities at all of our hotels. We are pleased to be able to offer a budget-friendly choice on Moonstone Beach Drive. And the whales are always a very special treat. More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms are fine for the money ,great location,well laid out breakfast and friendly staff ,all good . Would stay again and the shower is good .great pool and hot tub and the view across the bay is lovely .

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We are pleased to be able to offer a budget-friendly choice on Moonstone Beach Drive. This vintage property is the most recent addition to the Cambria Inns Collection. We appreciate you sharing your experience for our future guests. More

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Address: 6620 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Castle Inn By The Sea Hotel Cambria
Castle Hotel Cambria
Castle Motel Cambria

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