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897 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442   |  
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Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
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“Amazing ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came for our 10 year wedding anniversary, we stayed 4 amazing nights. Jeff and Molly are great, they made sure we had everything we needed. Upon arrival, we were treated to a bottle of champaign :) we love this place and wouldn't stay anywhere else, while visiting Morro bay. Can't wait to bring our kids for a visit.

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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We wanted something extra special to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and from the other reviews, this looked like the place. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by Jeff Anderson and at that instant, we knew we'd make the perfect choice! This family, including sister Mollie, and older brother Roger are the nicest people I think I've EVER met. It's very clear, customer service and comfort is of utmost importance to the Anderson family. When Jeff escorted us to our room, we were speechless! We were told we had booked their #1 room and #1 it was! The view was spectacular & comforts endless! The time and detail to creature comforts here was impressive! This was a room we never wanted to leave - and leaving was very hard to do. No doubt, we will be back!!! Thank you Mollie, Jeff & Roger! :)

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Came for a short two night stay to celebrate our 20th anniversary, and when we arrived the Andersons (almost all of them) greeted us, and attended to everything, and when there was an unforeseen issue with our reservation, they not only solved the issue for us, they made us feel like we were guests in their house. Jeff, Roger and Molly - they all go out of their way to make you feel at home. The location, the room, the view, the restaurant all wonderful. But what stands out is how hotel guests really are treated like guests of the Andersons. We can't wait to come back.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We rated this as our favourite hotel in 2013, and a second US road trip allowed us to plan to visit again. Molly, Jeff & Roger all came out to greet us when we arrived like returning friends, the room (a bay view) was to die for, a meal at the Galley excellent, and we have promised to stay longer on our next visit. It may be a long way, but we'll be back !
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Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Christiansted, St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you happen to be driving the coastal highway between San Diego and San Francisco like we did on our vacation, Morro Bay is a great town to spend the night. The Anderson Inn was highly recommended as the place to stay, and we were not disappointed. From the time we met Jeff, we were well taken care of. When he realized we would be arriving late, he made sure the restaurant we had reservations at was aware and made the necessary changes. When we arrived, he personally gave us a tour of our rooms. He told us the Inn is run by him and his siblings and you felt like you were staying with family rather than a hotel. We met his sister in the morning, and her personality was just as warm. In fact, this town was unreal with how friendly everyone seemed to be (I'm talking about strangers along the street). They recommended a breakfast spot and the service was unbelievably excellent. Also, the view outside of the room was killer. There is this amazing rock that rises and falls in the near distance. It is really cool to see the sun set behind it. If you are looking for a family spot to spend the night, I couldn't recommend the Anderson Inn more.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights in an overwater room. We had a good idea of what to expect and we were not disappointed. The room itself was light, airy and well furnished with great views from the windows and balcony. The bed was very comfortable (which is the most important thing in my book), and the room was a haven of comfort after a long days drive. Oh and my wife loved the bathroom!

The check-in was very welcoming and as others have suggested it seemed as if for 2 short days we were part of the family. Restaurant recommendations were forthcoming as were sightseeing tips including seeing the sea otters.

All in all a blissful 2 days which we'd love to repeat one day.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We couldn't have asked for anything more during our time at Anderson Inn. Mollie was an absolute delight and made us feel like one of the family! This accommodation has been beautifully fitted and makes you feel really comfortable from the time you walk in the door. The location is fantastic and the hospitality from Mollie & her brothers is second to none. Would definitely recommend this place for others to stay and will be back if our travels head us in this direction again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Anderson Inn

Address: 897 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Morro Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
#2 Best Value Hotel in Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Anderson Hotel Morro Bay

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