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Blue Dolphin Inn

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picnic breakfast”(56 reviews)
“boxed breakfast”(22 reviews)
“picnic style”(17 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Wheelchair access
3.0 Star Hotel
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Special Offer: Romance Package
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Stayed 1 night and had 2 rooms on the second floor on the front of the hotel. These rooms have unobstructed views of the beach. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Bathrooms were large. Nice table/chairs to enjoy the included picnic breakfast. The breakfast...More

Thank Trixter2013
Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded October 31, 2017

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to our staff. Happy you enjoyed our breakfast!

Reviewed October 8, 2017

There is no better place to stay on the central coast than in an inn along Moonstone Beach Drive. I love hearing the ocean at night and being able to just walk across the street to the beach boardwalk. The rooms are very nice -...More

Thank AprilFool27
Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We have to agree that Moonstone Beach is the place to stay! And yes, the cell reception can be a bit challenging in this part of the coast, but as you mentioned, there are spots where...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

My partner and I stayed at this hotel for his birthday. Clean, comfortable rooms with a great location right by the beach. Overall, we enjoyed our stay at the Blue Dolphin Inn although our room faced the driveway so not all the rooms are quite...More

Thank Saskia E
Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your birthday visit, we love being a part of the celebration. There are many things to do nearby and exploring the beaches is a favorite among our guest. You might also...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We came on a Monday and left on Friday. I can't say enough good things about Blue Dolphin and Moonstone Beach. This was to celebrate my 70th birthday. A cake was waiting for me when we arrived. The Inn is very nice and clean. High...More

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Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are so happy you had a birthday to remember! We love our special celebrations so be sure to let us know if this is an occasion! We think of this area as very much like...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is a very friendly small Inn like setting along Moonstone Beach. Our Inn sat across the street from the Pacific with no obstructions. The room was large and pleasant but was having trouble regulating heat and no AC which for a few days we...More

Thank AnniG2329
Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. It sounds like you were here for one of our very rare heat waves! We rarely need air conditioning as the ocean provides a cool breeze, but there have been a few hot days that are...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
$187 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$187 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Classic_Creation
November 25, 2017|
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Response from franco3dudes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about pets. Probably just need to call and ask.
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Sixto F
August 30, 2017|
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Response from MillsTravelers | Reviewed this property |
No. No need with ocean breeze.
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Kay S
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Karen_Fyfe | Property representative |
We do have pet-friendly rooms at Sand Pebbles Inn, Castle Inn, and Blue Dolphin Inn. Moonstone Cottages are not have pet friendly accommodations.
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"Though the hotel is quiet and intimate, I would book the bottom floor or the top floor facing the ocean"
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"Get a view."
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"West end has ocean views, but is next to the road - not sure about the traffic noise. We stayed at the east..."
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"Have more frequent stay rewards."
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