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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 2 weeks ago
Cheryl S Colton, California
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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Colton, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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107 reviews 107 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Staff failed to clean our room the 2nd night we stayed. Manager alleged we left the do not disturb sign on the door. It was on our door until about 1130 am when we vacated the room. We returned about 9 pm that evening to an unclean room. My family verified the sign was not on the door upon our... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My wife and I (frequent travelers) stayed here for one night on our drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. Our stay: 1 night in a non-smoking king bed room Pros: - free wifi, although spotty - continental breakfast included (hard boiled eggs, make your own waffles) - large spacious room - quiet room (room 239) - close to Highway 1... More

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Ventura, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed two nights here, and while we were looking for something inexpensive, this hotel was not worth $79/per night. Pros: comfy bed Cons: dirty floors, poor tv reception, noisy through the walls, the "deluxe" breakfast was a stale muffin and luke warm coffee. I would NOT stay here again, nor would I recommend this hotel. There are lots of... More

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Lafayette, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is an aging but perfectly acceptable family run hotel. While it does not feature air conditioning in the rooms it is not really needed sitting right along the central California coast. The attached Manta Rey restaurant is reason along to stay here. But we honestly had a perfectly acceptable night and would surely stay there again if passing through.

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Poole, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to stop overnight in San Simeon ( in order to visit Hearst Castle ) and checked into the Quality Inn. The rate was very good at $69 plus tax for room and breakfast It's not often you pay that rate and get a room with a sea view The lady who ran the motel was very helpful and... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Poor all round, rooms were dirty, early morning call was late, The restaurant attached to the Inn was recommended as one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. Not in our opinion, the fish dishes were all over cooked

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Longview, Washington
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We had been staying at some quality ins to save a little money, but in this case it would have been better to check the room closer before paying. We had intended to stay 2 nights however after checking the room closer my wife performed a complete cleaning before we even unpacked. The next morning the "friendly manager from the... 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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