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Quality Inn San Simeon

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9260 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452 (Formerly El Rey Garden Inn)
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Ranked #9 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The outside of the hotel is a little dated. I actually wanted to drive away. We were greeted by a sweet lady named Patricia. Our room was on the ground floor and to be honest, I wasn't expecting much. To our surprise we walked into a newly remodeled "huge" room. Clean and cozy. We only stayed one night and I... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fmaily and I came to the area for a short over-nighter for my mom's birthday. We LOVE San Simeon, Cambria, and Morrow Bay, so this was the perfect location for all of those. I had seen reviews online for this place and some of them were great, some were not so great. But we decided to give this place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have not visited San Simeon since we were children so we decided to give it a try as adults. Talk about a sleepy beach town! Its a tiny little place with mostly hotels and restaurants, I don't recommend unless you are ok with spending majority of your time outside walking around. We personally loved it, everything... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first impression of the hotel was that it was run down and needed repairs. The rooms however, were clean and the staff was really nice. It was quiet and we were able to get a good nights sleep. The price was high ($200 a night), for what it was, but overall is was a good experience.

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Modesto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, this hotel was better than I thought it would be. The rooms look to have been updated recently, and look fairly decent. The room itself is clean, with the exception of the carpet/tile, which is in great need of a thorough shampoo/mopping. Wear flip flops or socks. The main room is a decent size. The bathroom area is tiny,... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In contrast to our previous hotel, the Best Western Beach Hotel , Monterey, this was delightful. Helpful staff, clean facilities, very comfy beds, hot showers. It is on Route 1, which was fine as we were travelling from San Francisco to San Diego over 3 weeks. it is near Hearst Castle, which is interesting. there are some wineries nearby and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving along the coast and realized we would be needing a place near Hearst Castle the following morning. Due to it being a weekend during the summer we knew finding a place within our budget would be tough. Needless to say, it was impossible. Most places wanted $300+ a night in the general area, however this place was... More

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Colton, California
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a well-maintained motel near Hearst Castle. We had a "garden view" room, which I generally don't expect to have much more than a couple flowers. The room had a sliding glass door which led to the pretty garden. This really gave the hotel a nice feel. The front desk (seemed like one couple runs this) was very nice... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We arrived on our motorcycle from San Diego to a very happy and welcoming and accommodating staff. They quickly unclogged our drain and got our TV working. The free breakfast was typical Quality Inn with waffles and fresh fruit. The room was very clean and we got a great night sleep. No issues at all. We will stay again.

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We don't usually stay at the Quality Inn but we were in town for a wedding and they had a room block with decent rates so we booked a room. The room was spacious, clean and had a nice sliding glass door that you could open to let in the fresh air. The complimentary breakfast was great with plenty of... More

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Address: 9260 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452 (Formerly El Rey Garden Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn San Simeon 2*
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