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Motel 6 San Simeon

9070 Castillo Drive, SR 1/Cabrillo Highway at Vista Del Mar exit, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on the way from Sanfrancisco to L.A. because we wanted to see Hearst castle. The only reason these series of motels in this area exsist is because it's half way between the two cities and very close to Hearst castle. The pacific coast highway between Monterey and Sansimeon is picturesque but a lot of curves for 100... More 

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Malvern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Motel 6 was far better than any other Motel 6 I have ever stayed in. What stood out the most was the terrific Manager on duty and the rest of the staff, including the cleaning crew. I needed to fax some time sensitive information and the Manager, well she made it happen despite being in the middle of a... More 

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Lompoc
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK The rooms are clean and the beds ok. But bear bone basic is all you get on this place!!! Stayed there 3 days too many and when the kids want to leave you know you have a problem. I guess we are use to really nice safe hotels such as La Quinta, the Hampton, Hilton. But at these prices... More 

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Chose this motel because of location and price. Decent room and ok stay. No elevators so I had to carry all our bags down a flight of steps then up a flight of stairs. Restaurant was poor but super expensive. Service was slow. It seemed like the place was being run by a bunch of 18 to 21 year olds.... More 

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The buildings were originally owned by a different motel chain, so this isn't a typical Motel 6. The rooms are about 2 times larger. The doors are off the hall, so there's no window for people walking by your room to see in (it's like a hotel, not a motel in that way). Each room has a large window looking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Room spacious and clean. Close to hearst castle. The heater was not practical at all : you don't use it, it's cold (in december), you use it at the minimum you will be very hot with a lot of noise. The water in the bedroom was horrible, don't drink it use bottles. The restaurant in the hotel is sloooow, not... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I spent one night at the Motel 6 on the way from the Bay Area to LA over Christmas break. On the plus side – lowest rate of any San Simeon hotel, restaurant wasn’t bad at all, new wood-like floors and bathroom counters and surprisingly friendly service at the front desk and beyond. I called to move my reservation back... More 

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Fresno, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Get over it people. Motel 6 offers good prices because they don't provide alarm clocks, microwaves or fridges in the rooms, free shampoo, etc. There is one microwave in the lobby and I prefer to use my own brand of shampoo anyway. And who doesn't have a cellphone with the current time on it? They don't hassle you about the... More 

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Nashville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

In town to see San Simeon - not a high dollar resort but a decent place to lay your head. I mean, it's a Motel 6 - what do you want to know? No, no caviar or cocktails in the lobby, no chocolates on your pillow, but you can park outside your room and schlep your bags a minimal distance.

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putney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Quiet. clean and spacious room. Convenient to local attractions: Hearst Castle, Moonstone Beach, elephant seal rookery. We would have liked (and expected) a clock and coffee maker, but the price was right.

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