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42 South Ocean Avenue, Cayucos, CA 93430
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Seaside Motel
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Cayucos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for a long week- end and enjoyed exploring the area and beaches. Seaside motel is a perfect location, with beautiful a garden and close to the beach. The rooms each have a theme...we stayed in the "Sunflower" room, small but had all the comforts needed for a most enjoyable stay. Will look forward to returning to this motel... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Karen, it was so lovely chit-chatting with you and Peter during your stay. We are happy you enjoyed your time in Cayucos and we look forward to your next trip! More 

Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Seaside Motel on a trip up the coast. When we pulled up to the motel I was not quite sure what the experience was going to be, let alone the rooms (despite research done on tripadvisor and the hotel website. I was thrown back in time when I checked in and received an actual key... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review msft1! We are so happy to have had you stay with us. Cayucos is one of the Central Coast's hidden gems. So glad we could accommodate your family for the night and you were able to enjoy our garden. We hope you had a safe trip and look forward to seeing you again. Rebecca More 

Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We happened on this place accidentally 20 years ago, and have been going back ever since. It's a tiny, conventional-looking `50s-style motel--on the outside. Inside, the immaculate rooms are decorated to the very max according to the wide-ranging imagination of Rebecca, the proprietress. "Fish Fantasy," "Tea for Two," and many others. All strangely beautiful and original way beyond kitsch. They... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

So beautifully written. Thank you for such thoughtful remarks. Rick and I really do love our little place and are so blessed to have the most wonderful guests. We are so happy you found us 20 years ago and look forward to your next trip up! All our best, Rebecca More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
72 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I am English so I dont use the word cute, but really nothing else will describe this place! It is lovely, the rooms styled around the room name. We were in Fish Fantasy, so had a lot of fish related stuff - wonderfully done. The rooms are small, but then fish dont need a lot of space. There is a... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We do love our cozy place, so glad you found it welcoming. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Roseville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Love this place! My daughter was getting married in 2 days --- so I stayed 3 to cover all the bases. What a great experience! Rick and Rebecca are the greatest host and hostess! My room was totally clean --- everything first class. They have LCD TVs with DVD players, refrigerators, clean bathrooms, really Comfortable beds, WiFi ---what else could... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Awe, our home is your home! So glad you could stay with us and relax during such a big event in your life. Hope to see you again soon and best wishes to your daughter and new son-in-law! More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Most enjoyable and friendly place to stay. After Pacific Highway drive from Carmel a perfect motel with the hosts more than helpful. Managed to arrive on the wrong day which was sorted without issue and then left my camera in the room, this was forwarded to the UK (many many thanks). Highly recommended and the town itself well worth a... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

So pleased we could accommodate you during your stay with us. And where would you be without all your memories from your trip!! So happy to send your camera your way. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip across the Pond! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Peaceful, quiet, safe, clean, comfy, great shower pressure, tastefully decorated with beautiful quilts and soft linens, a short walk to the sand-about 5 houses from sand through a gate in the colorful fun garden…I can't wait to return and I will as soon as I can! Forget about any other beach town in California. This will be my new go-to... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Oh we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We have lived in Cayucos for over 30 years and it still feels like a vacation. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

Paris
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Yes, the price was indeed very expansive for a motel. That's probably the only problem of this Motel. Rooms are decorated, which make them a bit more pleasant that your usual Motel room, but most importantly they are clean. The man at the front desk was very welcoming and warm, which is always nice and not always expected. All in... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Antoine, my husband and I pride ourselves on cleanliness! We work hard to maintain our little piece of paradise and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

Vernon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Myself and my two teenaged children stayed in the west wind suite for 3 nights while on a biking trip. Great location in Cayucos near the supermarket, restaurants and a short quiet walk to the beach. Owners are very pleasant, they allowed us to park our bikes around the back of the motel. Room was a good size, even for... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

So wonderful to have you and your children stay with us Janet, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! We have many cyclists come our way as the views just can't be beat! Glad you found us, see you again soon. More 

Sonora, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed for a few nights in late June '14. A real change of pace. What a GREAT job the owners have done and continue to do making this a special and different place. This is a 40's or 50's type 'Motel'. But it is NOT one of those places you drive by and think 'I'd never stay there'. It... More 

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, we hope to see you next time you're in town to see your daughter! More 

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Address: 42 South Ocean Avenue, Cayucos, CA 93430
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cayucos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Seaside Motel Cayucos
Seaside Hotel Cayucos
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cayucos

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