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Courtesy Inn San Simeon

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9450 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good one night stop, nothing to do near by, except a restaurant next door. Clean, nice rooms and really nice indoor pool with jacuzzi. Very good value. Would definitely recommend it for a one night stop when traveling.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to stay near the coast on our way to to SF on highway 1, the inn is exactly what you see on the TV in the UK, one large room with a bathroom set off the bedroom. it was nothing special, but it had a large bed and even though the room wasn't ready we saw the cleaners... More

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Bray, Wicklow, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was fine for a one night stay driving from San Francisco to LA. Very handy for Hearst Castle and San Simeon beach is nearby if you want to relax too. Couple of small shops and restaurant close by, so a decent stopping off point after Big Sur. Room was clean, and wi-fi worked.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We drove from Oregon to this particular spot for a long-awaited Cambria vacation. 8 of us traveled together. The location was very nice-just 2 blocks walk from the beach, dining, a mini mart next door, and other small shops. The inn staff was ok to sub-par. On our first night there was a glitch, so we were given 2 separate... More

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San Bernardino, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The most disgusting hotel ever!! Carpet very duty, I think they need a new carpet or at least shampoo it, dirty curtains, and it was not cheap! But not too many to choose from, we were heading to san francisco, stopped at hearst castle, did want to drive at nite, but it was a big misteake. Never again!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Courtesy Inn is close to Hearst Castle, but that’s the only good thing we have to say about it. Our second-floor room was dark, with droopy curtains and sparse, particle-board furniture. The one upholstered chair featured dubious stains, and the free wifi was slow as molasses. We didn’t feel unsafe here, but we were very happy to leave this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It was the only place I could find - Sadly it is a little run down . The rooms were. Little old and tired . After a long drive I wanted a swim - but the pool was very dirty - lots of sand . No where to sit outside and relax Check in was ok and it really is... More

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Rolled into San Simeon late in the evening. Stopped at the first hotel, no vacancy, second no vacancy and so it went up and down the road until we reached Courtesy Inn. The big 'AAA approved' sign and the fact that they had two rooms available brought joy to four weary travelers. The room was large and clean albeit dated.... More

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Stinson Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed here so we could have quick access to Hearst Castle. Great for that. We asked for the side corner room. Traffic was somewhat noisy but not so much that I couldn't sleep. The price was great for the clean good sized room with a tv.

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Needles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We just returned home from a 4-day, 3-night stay at the Courtesy Inn in San Simeon, CA. This isn't our first stay at this hotel, and it sure won't be our last! Large immaculate rooms, clean indoor pool and hot tub, free coffee 24 hours per day. The staff are very friendly and helpful. This isn't just a place to... More

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Address: 9450 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Courtesy Inn San Simeon 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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