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“Wonderful retreat” 5 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Tradewinds
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 Beach Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442   |  
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Ranked #9 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
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Whittier, California
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“Wonderful retreat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We always stay here on our many trips to Morro Bay. It is clean, comfortable, quiet and has the perfect location. The owners are really friendly and remember us and our preferences from time to time. The beds are comfortable and suit is roomy.The prices are also good and competitive for the area and the different seasons. We highly recommend this lovely hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Hello CheyWalter,

It is hard to forget our specials guests like you! We are always happy to see familiar faces. It is such a pleasure to have repeat guests that enjoy what our property has to offer! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit with us.
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Kala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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North County San Diego
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Great location that is two blocks from the waterfront. Tired furniture, carpets need cleaning. No elevator. Great customer service! Nice breakfast is served. We would stay here again as the loction is Perfect for our needs.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Hello Nanacycand,

We want to thank you for your feedback and look forward to your next visit so that you can enjoy our new furniture that has just gone in. We do carpet cleanings at least three times a year if not more, however it is understandable that during the peak season there is more people and mess than usual. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our location and that you will be back to see us.

Kala
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poway, ca
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Greeted by a nice front desk lady Christine. Clean room, everything worked, beds comfy. Great location for a walk to Morro Rock, the beach and the embarcadaro. We had a good connection for the wireless internet which is a must for my son and his minecrafting on the Kindle. I would recommend this hotel to someone who wants to be close to the attractions and wants a reasonable rate.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, August 8, 2013
Hello mark j

Thank you very much for giving us such a nice review. We are vary glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. You are a valued guest and we look forward to your next visit with us. Please call us directly @ (805)772-7376 for questions or to make your next reservation with us.

Kala & Christine
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Rockville, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed from July 22 to July 24, 2013. Our senior rate was $117 per night. While the room was comfortable we felt it was overpriced by at least $30.00. There are other towns north of Morro Bay that have non chain hotels I would check out next time. Also, the breakfast was limited and the space was very small. There were only 3 tables each with 2 places. You needed to be there when the doors opened. However, that was not too much of a problem as the doors did not open until 7:30 AM. When I told the manager at the end of our stay I thought this was way too late to open the breakfast area his response was that's what all the motels in Morro Bay do because that's what people want. I was told if I had told them I needed breakfast earlier they would have tried to accommodate me. However, while there was a sign stating the breakfast hours the clerk failed to mention them at check in and my wife and I forgot to ask.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, August 7, 2013
Hello rkap10,

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit with us. We strive for the best and will accommodate our guests as best we can. Our breakfast hours have been the same since we have been here. It is our peak season here on the central coast and the rates are higher at all the hotels here in town. We hope you will allow us another opportunity to meet and exceed your expectations. Please feel free to call us at (805)772-7376.

Kala
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Torrance, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I always select Best Western because I can usually find one where I want to be in the city I go to and I know I won't be paying excessive prices. I like the continental breakfast that goes with the stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, July 30, 2013
Hello Sharon D,
We really appreciate your feedback and are very glad to hear that you enjoy Best Western consistency. It is something people rely on and we are proud to live up to it. We look forward to your next visit with us.
Thank you

Kala
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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I booked this hotel 2 days before driving down from SF to LA based on the more or less half way location of Morro Bay. The nice small town has three huge smoke stacks from a power plant located right in the middle of the town on the waterfront which is the reason for some quite good prices in local hotels. If you're from California you probably know this, if you're from far and were just reading hotel reviews like me it may be a surprise. We had a room facing a fence that was blocking a noisy industrial size air conditioner so even though we had no need for AC and slept with the window open the noise was always there.
Breakfast area is tiny with about 6 or 8 seating spaces but you can take the food to the room. Food was very basic - below the not very high standard in other Best Westerns. We arrived late, had dinner in the rice restaurant row near the harbour, slept and left. Compared to the other places we stayed in during our trip this was the most undistinctive and just plain average one.

Room Tip: I think it was 222 with no view and over a huge AC unit.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, July 30, 2013
Hello PoleApart1,
Thank you very much for your feedback. We strive for excellence and are sorry that you were a little unsatisfied with the room you were in. We are in a tourist location however this is home for many people and the air unit was one of our neighbors. If we had known there was an issue we would have been happy to help. We hope you will give us another opportunity to meet your lodging needs.
Thank you

Kala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We were greeted by a friendly staff. The location was very close (less than a 1/4 mile) to the Embarcadero along the water front. Our room was nice and clean. The breakfast was average - oatmeal, waffles, fruit, cereal, coffee, juice, boiled eggs and muffins. Good internet speed. The only minor issue was the traffic on Beach Street. We could hear the cars pass by but after a long day of sightseeing we were tired enough to fall sound asleep. We enjoyed are stay very much.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vinukala, Manager at BEST WESTERN Tradewinds, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Hello Vchurt,

We want to thank you very much for leaving us feedback about your visit with us. We appreciate the nice comments about the staff and the room. Customer satisfaction is very important to us and it is nice to know that you appreciated it. We are sorry about the traffic but it is peak season and it is hard to stop.
We look forward to your next visit with us.

Kala
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Address: 225 Beach Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#5 Green Hotel in Morro Bay
#8 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#10 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Tradewinds 2*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy a centralized location, upgraded amenities and outstanding customer service at an affordable rate. Situated one block from the waterfront, the hotel boasts 24 spacious and well-appointed non-smoking rooms, featuring flat-panel televisions, cable satellite television with HBO®, and free high-speed Internet. Each morning, guests are welcome to enjoy a delicious complimentary continental breakfast before relaxing in the Jacuzzi hot tub or spending the day sightseeing. Business services available and free parking. AAA rated 3 diamond. ... more   less 
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