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La Serena Inn

GreenLeadersSilver level
990 Morro Avenue, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bonny Doon, Calif
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2008

Three of us (two rooms) enjoyed a nice stay at La Serena. You will not find a better deal on California's Central Coast in terms of cleanliness, location, helpful staff and cost. The rates are particularly attractive if you have AAA or AARP. The 2nd floor rooms we had (209 and 210) were very spacious and incl. refrigerator, microwave plus... More 

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Los Angeles
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206 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

Stayed 3 nights here, 3 women, 1 room but it was roomy and had a great view! We were close to the harbor, the restaurants and a view of the rock !! Maid service ok.. we had spilled some dried nuts on the carpet and they were still there when we left which indicated they never vacummed... hm... Had clean... More 

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Camarillo, Ca
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2007

Our one night stay was exceedingly comfortable. We felt very welcomed and the staff was eager to please. Rooms were well equiped and very clean. Everything worked! We will stay here again.

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guilford,ct.
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2007

This is not the ritz carlton. This is a very quiet and peaceful little place nestled 2 blocks from the beach. The elavator is a little creepy but the room was very warm and inviting. Very clean. The comp breakfast is very basic but we were not expecting 5 star cuisine either. Awesome area. Take a walk down to the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2007

We stayed three nights in the La Serena Inn in Morro Bay. The hotel is definitely a charmer: very clean, great staff, very nice large rooms, nice breakfast, great location, and great price. What's not to like about this place? If I go to the area again, no question: I will certainly stay there again.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2007

My room was clean, the hotel is in a perfect location, and I could not have been happier about the size of the room, refrigerator, microwave, and realtive quiet of the hotel. However, I had a continual problem with staff charging my bank card in error. The hotel is fine, just beware of giving your credit card numbers. The staff... More 

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Pismo Beach, Calif.
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110 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2007

The hotels listed are really the ones I would recommend. I've stayed in the Embarcadero Inn, but that was in the early 90s when I attended a function at the popular Morro Bay Yacht Club across the street. I've also stayed at the Inn at Morro Bay, across from the golf course. It used to be called "The Golden Tee".... More 

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Menlo Park
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2007

We stopped in Morro Bay during our leisurely drive down the coast. After flipping through the AAA book, we decided to check out La Serena and we ended up staying there for 3 nights in the junior suite. The room was clean, quiet and roomy and had a microwave and refrigerator. With our 9 month baby in tow, we spent... More 

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Southern California
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2007

We had stayed at La Serena the Thanksgiving before, Nov 2005,and it was clean and quiet. In July 2006, we mistakenly tried the Pacific Shores Inn, which is next door. Pacific Shores has great views, but ummm... Motel 6 is better. We called La Serena for a rescue and they provided us with a mini suite that was great!!! They... More 

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Orange County, CA
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

I thought this hotel was terribly overpriced for what you received. I normally agree with the majority of comments on Trip Advisor, but I feel compelled to let everyone know this is definitely not a great hotel, certainly not above average by any means. First, although fairly clean, the interior room furnishings are somewhat dated and worn. Our third-floor room... More 

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