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Always Inn San Clemente B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   177 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Ranked #2 of 6 San Clemente B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Contadora Island, Panama
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very grateful that we found the Always Inn in San Clemente, CA for my husband's birthday weekend. He had just arrived from Panama, Central America and wanted a quiet retreat type place and we found it at the Always Inn. The breakfasts were delicious and the owner, Frieda, was a delight and most helpful. If you plan to... More

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Apple Valley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed here last weekend after purchasing a two night stay through Groupon. We loved it! Not only is it within walking distance to all the great shops and restaurants, but it's only about a 5-10 minute walk to the beach and pier. Frieda, the owner of Always Inn, was extremely welcoming and immediately urged us to... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I stayed here two weeks over the Christmas holiday with my husband who is a Marine at Camp Pendleton. I loved this place!The room was nice,(I enjoyed the whirlpool tub and the fire place in the living room), it is walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and the beach, but the customer service was the best! The owner is amazing.... More

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La Jolla, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

As others have noted, the location and breakfast at this wonderful B&B are unbeatable, but it's the friendliness and helpfulness of Freda that really makes it successful.When you stay here, you really do feel as if you're staying in a friend's home, it's that relaxed and charming.We felt like part of the family.From now on , we won't stay anywhere... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We arrived late on a Saturday night, however, due to a booking error (not Freda's fault) there were no rooms available. Freda invited us in and insisted she would find something for us. She offered drinks and then set about ringing her housekeeper to get a property ready. She then recommended a place for us to eat whilst she sorted... More

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los angeles
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Signed up for a living social deal for 2 nights- although it was a rainy stormy weekend, we still enjoyed our stay at this cute beach bed and breakfast. Our room was a bit on the small side, but it didn't matter as we spent so much time walking around town, at the beach and at local restaurants. The owner... More

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Arcadia, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was our first experience at a B&B and me and my husband loved it. We came down on a friday evening and Freida welcomed us warmly with cookies. She made a few suggestions for dinner and let us settle in. That night we stayed in and watched a DVD from the over 100+ collection. The following morning, we anxiously... More

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Lancaster, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I could not wait to celebrate out Anniversary and Valentines when we booked our trip to San Clemente. When we arrived we were greeted by the most amazing hostess any one could ask for. Freda was very delightful and full of life. Her smile completely lit up the room making her home extremely inviting. This was the... More

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san diego
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

When I arrived I was welcomed with open arms by Freda the owner of the Always Inn which immediately made me feel at home. And an eclectic and charming home it is. Cozy and comfortable with all the amenities one would need for a memorable stay. Now all that would have been enough to entice anyone for a repeat visit... More

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Baldwin Park, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We were able to arrive early in the day, on a Saturday. The house is cozy, with so many art objects to ooo and ahhh over. The room was clean and had a private bathroom. It had an electric heater that looked like a pot belly stove. The room also had a private entrance to the beautiful patio, fully equipped... More

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Address: 177 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, CA 92672
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Always Inn San Clemente B&B 3*
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Always Inn San Clemente Bed & Breakfast is a charming beach close Tuscany-style inn located in the heart of downtown San Clemente. This beach close inn offers all the amenities of a four-star hotel, without extra charges, making it popular with romantic getaway couples and business travelers alike. Just three blocks from San Clemente’s famed pier and beach, the inn is in the heart of historic downtown, close to the pier and beach, 60 shops and boutiques, 16 restaurants, 12 art galleries, the Cabrillo Playhouse, the train station, and the beach hiking and biking trail. We offer comfortable rooms with private whirlpool baths, pampering, warm hospitality, great breakfasts and more. Guests enjoy meals on our deck, courtyard or outside patios, with palm trees, roses, gardenias, colorful vines and succulent and herb container gardens. ... more   less 
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