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Ocean View Inn

2.0 of 5 Inn   |   8425 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037 (Formerly Farallone Inn)
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Ranked #2 of 2 Montara B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Sacramento, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Huge and comfy room; loved the little deck outside my room. Inn is in good location - easy to get around into the various beach towns. Historic building - if you want perfection, stay at the Ritz Carlton. The Inn is an excellent value, and I'll definitely stay there again!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Room was a great size - love the couch! Breakfast at the bakery next door was goodvalue for money. Not much going on in the town though - good little place if just passing through. Room was clean and well stocked. Wifi was quite weak.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Last weekend, I took my girlfriend (now fiance)to the Half Moon Bay area for her birthday. Little did she know I'd be proposing to her. I took her to Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, only but a few minutes away from Ocean View Inn. She said Yes! I had visited a week in advance to view this beautiful area. Despite some of... More

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Cupertino, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I stayed at the Ocean View Inn to attend the Half Moon Bay Marathon in September - I had read a lot of reviews on TripAdvisor that initially made me a little wary about this hotel, and was pretty much expecting to have a bed to crash in; anything else would have been pretty much a bonus. I probably would... More

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

My husband and I stayed here last night and thought the place was adorable and a great value. We're glad we ignored some of the negative reviews and tried it out. We were lucky to stay on a night where the ocean view penthouse was free and they gave us an upgrade. We LOVED the room with its vaulted ceilings,... More

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here last night and were kindly upgraded to the penthouse ocean view room. It was adorable and a great value. I saw some of the negative reviews and am glad we went with our instincts and came anyway. It's important to note that this place has great history and their in the process of renovating... More

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El Dorado Hills, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Overall in need of many repairs. Found used floss pick on the bedside table. Carpet was stained with grease. Arm chairs covered blankets to hide tears and stains. Windows that didn't close and curtain rods falling off the walls. Checked out a day early and no return call from the GM to refund the last night's stay. The clerk at... More

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

Hello Cheryl, I find your review misleading and untrue, but never the less your perception. Typically if a guest is not happy with the room/accommodations they immediately come down and notify the front desk. You stayed one night without any comments and then decided to leave, which is not the norm. You stand corrected that you were refunded for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I've stayed at the Ocean View Inn many times and I love it. The rooms are all huge and the penthouse is absolutely fabulous. The place is very old, very romantic and a little funky, but I love funky. It was built around the turn of the century and is an old Victorian roadhouse, and I heard from the locals... More

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Address: 8425 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037 (Formerly Farallone Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Montara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Inn 2*
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Perfectly situated 20 minutes south of San Francisco between Half Moon Bay and Pacifica on California's beautiful Pacific Coast. Originally built in 1906 as a roadhouse, our historic property still echoes its turn-of-the-century heritage with its Victorian-inspired decor. All of the Inn's nine rooms have private entrances with decks and whirlpool tubs. All rooms are non-smoking. The Inn can accommodate parties of up to 40 people in the garden area for weddings, family gatherings, and other special occasions. On site is a restaurant to provide a nearby dining option for guests. ... more   less 
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