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Courtesy Inn San Simeon

2.0 of 5 9450 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

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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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We got there early for our check in by about two hours and the reception staff couldn't be more helpful. They found us a clean room and checked us in early without fuss and had we had a laugh with them, talking about England etc... Couldn't do enough for you. We stayed in a Double Queen Room which was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Small motel on the strip with all the other San Simeon beach motels. Pretty bare bones style similar to motels from the 60s. U-shaped lay out with all rooms facing the outside. 2 floors only. We stayed on a fall weekend and it was about $50 + $20 for our dog. We initially reserved a king size bed but all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

We love this hotel for budget trips to the coast. Helpful friendly staff, great pool for the kids and so close to the beach !! The hotel is close to different things so it is a convient place to stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Walked in and got a $56 rate. The room was on the end with an ocean view window. The room was clean, nothing fancy, but adequate. The only drawback was the hot water was only luke warm, even after letting the water run over 10 minutes, not too good during a drought. Just passing through and this was fine for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It looked like, and was, a typical motel which was what I was spec ting. I wasn't planning on dirty bed cover, in room wifi that didn't work and a staff that didn't care a jot. There are better places and similar prices. When I complained about the lack of wifi despite it being advertised as "in-room", the receptionist just... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

On my way to visit the beautiful Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Ca., I wanted to find an affordable, yet quaint Inn where I could see the ocean from my room, knowing that a lot of our baby boom readers, want just that same thing! Driving through San Simeon, Ca., I found about 11 decent choices and chose to do... 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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