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Ocean View Inn

8425 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037 (Formerly Farallone Inn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although this old house could do with some work, it was a lovely place to stay. The room was huge and very quaint, the bed comfy and the staff were really good. There are a few rules to adhere to but if your there for a quiet time it's no problems. Party house this is not. Watch the showers! Depending... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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45 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid nearly $270 for our room and it was certainly overpriced for what we got. The inn is in a nice location with sea glimpses. Our room was very clean, but also shabby. There were iron burn marks on the carpet and the place needs a revamp. The TV is old and we had to reset the cable to... More 

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Carmichael, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I took my family of four on a three day (night) trip to this place,, we had a great time exploring the surrounding beaches, Debbie was firm about the house rules, but that was cool... it is her house..keep in mind that this is not a place to party like a rock star, however, privacy was respected. We cleaned up... More 

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Southern California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Do you like charmingly unique? I sure do, and that is a great way to sum up the Ocean View Inn. It reminded me of the summers of my childhood, when we would visit Grandma and Grandpa in their HUGE house and just run up and down the stairs (which, considering I stayed in the Garden Penthouse, happened often). Even... More 

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calif
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the room was large and spacious but freezing. if you are ok with non conventional, eccentric atmosphere (I am), then it's a fun unusual place to stay in a very convenient location. Reasonable rates too.

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Rocklin, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I do not recommend this hotel at all. We booked this hotel through Booking.com. We cancelled the room with the policy guidelines because after repeatedly leaving a message at the hotel, they refused to call us back. In fact, we wanted to see if there was room availability for some friends. When our friends had the same issue, we decided... More 

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OceanViewInn, Manager at Ocean View Inn, responded to this review

What is a cancellation policy? You feel it necessary to write a negative review because you did not adhere to a policy you agreed to both on Booking.com and Ocean View Inn? We are to blame for that? A room was held for you in good faith, you did not show up and you attempted to cancel the same day... More 

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Dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We slept in the huge room at the top of the stairs (number 4 I believe) and that was more than enough in terms of space. This hotel definitely shows its age with the floor creaking with nearly every step, the carpet is from way back, but the bathroom did show signs of renovation which was a huge plus for... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

They say a picture paints a thousand words, but the one I saw on the website indicated a charm that was not borne out in reality. Right on Highway 1 with an ocean view which was why I picked it. The ocean view and sunset from the private deck of my penthouse suite on the top floor was obscured by... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We picked Ocean View from a web-search of possible over-night stops on our road trip south from San Francisco to Monterey. The hotel's own website gives an impression of classy luxury which was not borne out by our experience. It is right beside Highway 1 - convenient for a stop-over but this very busy road (and a grove of trees)... More 

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Martinez, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The location is a definite plus as it is close to Half Moon Bay and several state parks (lots of good hiking). Though the room was big and roomy, the inn itself is very old and does need updating. They advertise "jacuzzi tubs" but there are notices at the inn and in each room that tell you not to use... More 

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