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The Little Inn by the Beach

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1819 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672 (Formerly Motel San Clemente)
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Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in San Clemente
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was at the end of my rope, ready to dive into the deep end when my husband said I could find a nice getaway. I used to live in Dana Point so i know the area is heaven. i just needed an escape and the price was right! We booked it, packed our bags and got the hell out... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the stay was 12/24 to 12/28 so we could visit our Marine Grandson, wife and daughter-great granddaughter. The rate was very good, the room was large, very clean. third floor (301) corner was good. All non-smoking. The Inn is at least 25 years old, but has character, has been kept up nicely without taking away the design. The only issue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed on the 2nd floor. Close to the freeway but the windows keep the sound out which was perfect. Staff members are great! Providing excellent service. Room was really cool. Has this beachy theme to it. The only thing I wish is it was walking distance to the beach. But san clemente is a hilly town so we had... More 

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Riverside, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

😄😄 we really loved our two night stay room was clean ... It was our first time in san Clemente & it was a nice experience its not far from the beach .... The pier was very close by .... If we come again we plan to stay here again 😀😃😄

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Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed in this place for 8 days and I have only 2 real negatives and they would be small ones at that. First the place isn’t real “by the beach”, it’s more “a decent jog to the beach” but to be honest it was dead cheap so I couldn’t care! Me and my brother stayed here for the first part... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I came with family and we got two different rooms. Both with 2 beds, both the beds smelled clean and the linens were nice and crisp. In both rooms the bathrooms were also clean and with extra towels. One of the things i really loved about this hotel is that they have kinda like an outdoor patio where you can... More 

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San clemente
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My room was extremely dirty, not even clean. The shower didn't work and when I told the guy who gave me the keys he keeps repeating "you should have checked out the room yourself then told me." Like it's my job to do that. I ended up getting another room where there were Cobb webs everywhere and the door luck... More 

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South Holland, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We loved our stay at this charming little motel. It's older...but nicely decorated and clean. Comfortable King bed room on the third floor gave us a wonderful view of the ocean. Scanty complimentary breakfast but there is a donut shop with nice pastries across the street as well. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We got a great price... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

This place was a complete disappointment. My feet were black after walking from the shower to the bed to get dressed. Ridiculously noisy next to the highway and elephants above my room. Everything felt grimy and gross. Only one lock on the door that leads to outside. No privacy curtains so if you want sunlight during the day, everyone can... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Welcoming...excellent, convienience...excellent- parking secure, bed very comfortable, safe, secure, in a great city. Very close to all that San Clemente has to offer. The owners take great pride in insuring your stay is enjoyable. Overall a good place to stay.

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Address: 1819 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672 (Formerly Motel San Clemente)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Little Inn by the Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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