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2.0 of 5 Inn   |   1601 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, CA 93449
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The Palomar Inn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have stayed at The Palomar Inn three times and have been happy with the value for my dollar. The rooms are small but clean and comfortable. The hotel staff have always been friendly and helpful. Be aware that the nightly rate is dictated by the area being a heavy tourist area. In the off season (winter) the rate are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stopped by Shell Surf shop and told the nice and pretty lady there I was in town for the night. She recommend the Palomar Inn. What the heck, gave it a shot being the Vacancy sign was on. I couldn't have beaten the price, that's for sure. If you just need a place to lay your head and shower?... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The room we were given was ancient. The fan did not work, there was a bulb missing and the wifi also did not work in our room. When I tried to complain to the manager, she talked over me and refused to listen to anything I said. I was then told I had an attitude and that my friend and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I needed to find a place on the spur of the moment and after quickly viewing their photos online I booked a room there. Unfortunately, the photos I saw must have been of their nicer rooms. My room was decorated in Goodwill style furniture and was tiny but clean. The WiFi was too weak so I couldn't use my iPad.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I almost want to keep this gem a secret. I was favorably impressed with the cleanliness, amenities, price, and especially the location. The rooms are tiny, but comfortable and quiet. The only problem was the cable TV and WiFi were not operating during my stay. Otherwise, I look forward to another stay at the Palomar.

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Porterville, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed here and we loved just how close it was to the beach. It was also a good price. Loved that it was also close to restaurants and coffee shops. The staff was very friendly. Liked the fact that the pier was just a short drive away.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We arriwed 4th of July in the afternoon, late because of GPS misleading. Our "land lady" was wating for us, she was Very Nice and friendly. Our "appartment" had Two rooms with Two big beds. Clean rooms. We were recommended dinner at Zorro's cafe and cantina; an excellent local restaurant where we enjoied dinner and breakfast. Beautiful surrondings. Recommended.

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Soest, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are looking for a reasonable priced hotel near the beach this is a good option. We got 3 double rooms for 150 dollars. Rooms were pretty clean and have all you need. There is also a great diner just around the corner. The hotel is run by a very nice family. Note : most hotels in that area... More 

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Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The Palomar hotel was very nice..the room was clean and comfy and had a full kitchen! the manager went beyond to make us feel comfortable and satisfied. The rooms are with out A/C, however you dont need it ..but if you are like me and like having one at night..the hotel provides fans. What was also really nice was they... More 

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Address: 1601 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, CA 93449
Location: United States > California > Shell Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Palomar Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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