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Courtesy Inn San Simeon

9450 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Courtesy Inn San Simeon
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Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in San Simeon
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast is $8 for a coupon over at the diner down the street. The breakfast is two eggs, two sausage, hash browns, toast, and possibly other things I don't remember. We got a room in the middle, which was furthest point from either of the two stairs and had no view of the ocean. This was less than ideal because... More 

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good experience staying at the Courtesy inn. There were 5 girls and we stayed in a 3 queen room. The room was just fine and the staff was very accommodating. Room was pretty much clean except for a few things here and there. The beds were super comfy! The only problem we really had was that the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family room containing3 queens room 222. Was exceptional value for money at $100/night had. They have an indoor pool and spa which the kids loved. Our room was downstairs and we did hear the many footsteps of those above us when they were leaving early in the morning. They have a deal with the restaurant next door... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We only needed a place to crash in San Simeon for one night. I got a little over-excited to see a room available for $66... and we definitely got what we paid for. :) This two-storey motel is bargain basement basic. On the plus side, the front desk staff was friendly and helpful, we could see the ocean from our... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I stay here and always have a great time! Room was always clean. The front desk employees were always very nice and accommodating. We loved the indoor pool. Prices are affordable! Whenever we asked for more clean linens we received them. We definitely will keep coming back. We come up here from LA a couple times a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I booked this hotel on the price and the reasonable reviews I read. However, it has been the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Entered room 221 and the heat/ac didn't work. Contacted the front desk and they said the ac only works not the heat. Well the whole unit didn't work because the whole unit cord was burned.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

We were very disappointed that the spa was broken and not working. That is one of the main reasons we chose this hotel. Other than that we love this hotel for budget travel. Great location, friendly staff and clean rooms.

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Santee, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We spent two nights here on a recent trip to Hearst Castle. Good location, fairly clean and comfortable. I would have preferred the Cavalier, but not for the price difference. I would stay here again.

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San Jose, California
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

While San Simeon is a beautiful spot on the California Coast, it seemed a little dead this 12/29/14, might have more spark in summer months? We chose Courtesy Inn San Simeon after reading reviews where most reviewers called it clean. It seemed a little worn and old, in need of an update, but the rooms, walkways, stairs and grounds were... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The price was good, I should have known better. Shame on me. The ice machine was broken, the hot tub was broken, the refrigerator didn't get cold, the wireless connection was barely there. The complimentary shampoo and lotion came in little ketchup style packets and worked about as well as ketchup. The pillows on the bed were flat. Doubling them... More 

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