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The Palomar Inn

1601 Shell Beach Road, Shell Beach, CA 93449
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the farthest room to the West for one night. The service was very friendly and the price was right. Nice and cozy area with plenty of restaurants and quaint little shops. Everything worked as expected. Reviewed the property online prior to travel.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Bit smelly. Even after they changed me to another room. Not a good sleep due to the environment in the room. Uncomfortable, carpet old and didn't feel clean. shower also old and didn't feel clean. Very cramped room. Fantastic location. Nice enough service. Probably will stay at big chain next time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The rooms are super clean, just the most uncomfortable nights sleep. We happen to be there when the temperature was in the 80's during the day. There is a weary ceiling fan barely blowing and a very hard and uncomfortable mattress to sleep on. The potential for the property is huge because the location to the beach and food is... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

we stayed just one night as we were passing through, the motel was small the service at check in was good the room was clean the free wifi was very good the only problem we had was the shower was cold but as it was 90 degrees outside it was not a problem. would stay again

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Preston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stopped by here during a recent road trip. Bad timing with it being graduation week so everything had been booked up. This little placed looked pretty decent from the outside and with no other options, we had today the $245 per night!!!! This trip was to celebrate me finishing my chemotherapy and we took our 1 year old for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Small, somewhat outdated m i tel but the manager and her husband totally make up for that. Its clean, its cute, its very accomidating for dog owners and a dog beach right down the street. The Brewhouse next door makes for a yummy evening with many selection of beers and and no need to drive. Totally would recommend this place... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I honestly don't know how this motel would charge $250/night, even during peak season. I am not hard to please and honestly don't expect any extravagance or amenities when staying anywhere, but this place needs a serious upgrade. Wallpaper was peeling off the walls, old stained mattress, cigarette burns in the comforter. Unless you are paying under $100 tops a... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

4 of us girls spent the weekend at the Palomar Inn and had a lovely time. It was like being in a 2bdrm cottage. Clean and pleasant. Close to alot of things including a good brewery across the street and nice cafe shop next door. I would stay here again.

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Las Vegas
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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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