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Bluebird Inn

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1880 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2008

My girlfriend took me here on a birthday trip and it was a nice little place. A little bit older, but well kept up. We had one of the cheaper rooms and the walls definitely are thin so bring some earplugs if you are a light sleeper.

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Castelldefels, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2008

It was the first real motel where I was going to stay in California and I was gladly surprised. Nice bedroom, clean and very comfortable besides the good price. Just a bit noisy because you could hear next door's TV, which happened at all motels where I stayed later. Very near Hearst Castle and elephant seals' beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

This place is clearly run by people who take pride in the place. It is "just" a motel, but is rather charming with white weatherboard buildings, and a cute little garden out the back. The place is immaculate, from the buildings which look freshly painted, window-boxes overflowing with flowers, super-clean rooms, and cosy reception area with lots of magazines neatly... More 

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Glendale, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2008

Like most people we had a one night stay on our way to Hearst Castle the next day. We had a room with 2 doubles and no view. The price was decent for the summer but I'm sure we could have had the same room for a much lower price during the low season. The room was on the old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

What a nice motel ! Well located, beautiful building, wonderful lobby with fireplace and sofas. Great room and everything was clean. So much things to do in the area, thus we didn't have time to enjoy the garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

Cambria is a nice little town built mostly along one road off the Pacific Coast Highway than runs between LA and San Francisco, near Hearst Castle at San Simeon. It has a selection of shops and restaurants etc. -- enough to keep you amused for a couple of evenings if you use Cambira as a base for exploring the area.... More 

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Londonderry, N.Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

We stayed in the Bluebird Inn for one night after a great drive down the coast. The room was clean and tidy although it could've done with some air-conditioning or at least a fan in the warm weather. We were only there for one evening which was ok as there wasn't much to do at night in the town. We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2008

On "The Office," Dwight opens the number one beet-related agrotourism hotsel... The lobby (and inn-keeper) at the Bluebird reminded us of Schrute Farms: old, musty and lots of rules to abide by. It was a kick really. The rooms though, had much less character: clean but unremarkable motel rooms. We should have known that the low price was an indication... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2008

My three girlfriends and I stayed one night at this motel on our weekend getaway to Hearst Castle. The motel is well maintained. Behind the motel is a small garden area and creek, which is truly fantastic! We had a private balcony overlooking the gardens, which was lovely. The room was very clean and simple. The customer service was nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2008

We stayed here one night before visiting the Hearst Castle the next day. Room is not large but clean and comfortable. The walls, however, are thin and we could hear people coming in above us and voices in the next room. If I stayed again I would ask for a room on the second floor so you get less noise... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family Owned ~ Quiet comfortable rooms in a unique garden-creekside setting with charming country decor; this is what we are. Our unique property has a variety of rooms ranging from our original cozy rooms to our new creekside/fireplace rooms and suites. Old fashioned hospitality and charming atmosphere in the heart of Cambria. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebird Inn

Address: 1880 Main St., Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $143 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bluebird Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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