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Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   540 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Ranked #17 of 29 hotels in Morro Bay
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Byron Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved this little hotel. Easy to find right on the main street, easy walk in to town. Great views, clean rooms. Very pleasant operators and management. We'd go back in a second. This is a great place to stay prior to the big trip up Hwy 1 to Big Sur and points north.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived to a room with 8 six inch diameter stains on the carpet all throughout the room. The room smelled of urine. At check in, the manager opened up a Manila folder that had six party's information/ names stapled together individually. He asked my name and pulled out my paper work-- my info was in the back of the... More

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Mihir P, Owner at Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Hello Kelsey Boo, I hope you are doing well. You seem to be the friend of the other lady that I just responded to. Yes we did have five other people before you but they could not be shifted around. Some guests were staying more nights and some has special requests, as they have been our valued repeat customers. I... More

Spring Creek, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was nice and cute. In walking distance of the little shops and restaurants. We wouldn't stay there again though due to the walls being so thin. We could hear the people above us very clearly. They walked around and talked very late in to the night. The property could use a little updating.

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Kissimmee, FL
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Had a one night stay for six (3 adults and 3 children) in two separate, ground floor, rooms. Both rooms were clean and basic. Hotel is within walking distance of many restaurants, shops, and pier area. Had a wonderful early morning walk, before leaving the next morning. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast provided the next morning was good. This was... More

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Winton, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed 1 night, Bed was comfortable, Room was clean. Price was average for the area. Staff was friendly. Basic Motel. This is the 2nd time we have stayed here, this time it was under new ownership. We had a room on ground floor, near steps, It was not the owners fault that the 2 men upstairs were heavy walkers,... More

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The draw: clean, comfortable, reasonable rates Inn on an elevation that gives a picture perfect view of the iconic Morro Bay Rock. Dusk finds the sun slipping slowly along side the weathered monolith with colors. Evening and early morning fog rolls in to the soft sound of a distant foghorn. At times seals or possibly sea lions can be heard... More

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Fremont, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed for a night at this motel and were pleasantly surprised by their rooms and service. Please note this is a “No-frills” motel with a great view of Morro Bay and the “Rock”. Check in was quick and fast. Rooms were neat and clean including the carpets which were not torn or worn out. The restrooms were also neat... More

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We pre-booked for one night as part of our road trip. We had rooms on the ground floor but they were comfortable and clean without much noise from those above. We had coffee making facilities and a fridge. Motel within easy walking distance of the shops/restaurants and a nice stroll along the harbour with a view of Morro Rock. My... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were passing through and only spent a night here, but for the reason it's a good place to stay. We had an upstairs room which had a really good view of the Morro Bay Rock, that was a nice bonus. The room basic but clean and comfortable. It's not the largest room I've stayed in, but it was only... More

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Los Angeles, California
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed at this hotel when it was a Rodeway Inn so we generally knew what to expect. It met our expectations. The room was clean and in reasonably good condition. There was a fridge and microwave in the room and a bare bones continental breakfast was included. Management and staff were always friendly and courteous.

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Address: 540 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Morro Bay
Econo Lodge Morro Bay
Morro Bay Econo Lodge

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The Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn is centrally located in a quiet downtown area. Less than a mile from the Museum of Natural History, which is located in Morro Bay State Park. This Morro Bay, CA hotel is 30-40 minutes from Hearst Castle and 15 minutes from California Polytechnic State University. The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is 12 miles away. There is never a shortage of things to do in Morro Bay. Visitors will enjoy browsing boutiques and shops, or playing golf at the Morro Bay State Park on a world-champion course. Discover a coastline of clean dunes, or paddle down a silent estuary and spy on beautiful and rare birds. The beach, fishing and kayaking are within two blocks of the hotel. Free Continental breakfast. The Morro Bay Sandpiper is a clean and affordable property. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area. Special discounts are available for nearby restaurants and complimentary tickets to the Morro Bay Aquarium. ... more   less 
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