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Sea Breeze Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   9065 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to go to Hearst Castle, and honestly, the #1 and #2 hotels in San Simeon were sold out (as well as places in Cambria), so we opted for Sea Breeze Inn. Overall, it is a quiet, small hotel with free wifi, but hardly an ocean view and thin walls. The room was clean and comfortable, and the pool... More

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Redlands, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most expensive hotel we stayed in on our trip up the coast ($229/night with AAA discount), which also included Cambria and Carmel, where we always stayed between $150 - $190/night for much nicer accommodations and breakfast that we actually ate. There was dead grass outside our window, no ocean view, rust in the bathtub, extremely worn and... More

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garland, tx
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights here and was not disappointed. Yes there is no air conditioner but one is not needed. We were on the second floor and had a nice view of the ocean. We could be on the beach in less then a 5 minute walk. The location is great. One day we drove north to Big Sur which... More

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New Orleans
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as we had reservations for Hearst castle in the morning. WE were driving up the central coast and arrived after dark. The hotel is conveniently located on highway 1 and is easily seen from the road, even at night. We had picked up a bottle of good California wine and some cheese and chocolates in Morro Bay... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed here since everything else was booked. Priced at about $250/nt which is INSANE for the quality. Nicer hotels in the area for the same price on the same weekend (we moved after one night here and found much better accommodations). Furniture is dated, bathroom looked tired and everything felt a bit dirty. Not enough lights in the... More

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Atlanta, GA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the ranking of #2 in San Simeon, I was expecting a much nicer place! We were on the second floor, but there was no breeze unless you had the bathroom window open. Midnight there was a horrible smell that came in so we shut the windows but there was no air conditioner or fan to move the air. Room... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a less scenic drive as I noticed my beloved West Coast so parched. However, this little hotel, the Sea Breeze Inn, in San Simeon, CA was a welcome sanctuary to the severest of CA droughts in my lifetime. I was very impressed with the quality, price, location, and other amenities, but I had a “knee-jerk” reaction to the... More

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Santa Rosa, CA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older motel that is close to the highway but the bath was in front & the room to the rear so you did not hear any traffic noise. You could hear your neighbors a bit but nothing terrible to disturb your sleep. Ocean view was nice. Furniture & everything was clean & nice. Bathroom was good. The only thing was... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fine accommodations located close to Hearst Castle, Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery [note to nature lovers = don't miss this year round attraction], and Cambria [home of the highly recommended Medusa's Mexican Restaurant]. Spacious room [#119], comfortable bed [including pillows], clean, well stocked bathroom with plenty of hot water. Spent a quiet night here. Bonus = windows that open up... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After reading the reviews and looking at the pictures I thought a quick night there wouldn't be an issue. I booked the room the same night while on the road. I was surprised on how small the breakfast area is in lobby. It looks much bigger in the pictures. The furniture in the room also looks nicer in the pictures... More

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Address: 9065 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
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Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Breeze Inn 2*
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