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San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't get to spend much time here as we had to check in late after a long day of driving and leave early after breakfast the next day. We found it to be very cosy and comfortable. We were upgraded to a cottage room for free due to renovations.I enjoyed the fireplace as it can get cold at night... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Upon check in , the receptionist Ronae was not very friendly . We asked if there was a roll out bed available for our child and were informed point blank "no we don't have any". On the way to the room, we saw a few in the housekeeping room. We took one from the attendant after he said ok. I... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This "resort" is probably one of the oldest along Moonstone Beach Drive. It is currently being renovated, and in the future may earn the name "resort." No wifi was available during our visit, in spite of their advertisement of "complimentary wifi." The dresser and cabinetry were in need of repair. The room we stayed in was a good size with... More 

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Bermuda Dunes, CA
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd love to give this resort a higher rating, but I just can't. It has some great attributes -- especially its exceptional front office staff and location, But other than that, it's kind of tired and worn with a disappointing Continental breakfast (abundant, cheap stuff -- nothing really nice) that we took advantage of only once during a four night... More 

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Long Beach, California
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63 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here several times and the latest visit was enjoyable and friendly. While less posh than other Moonstone Beach properties, this motel has rustic appeal and lower rates. Recently bought by the Pacifica Hotel chain, San Simeon Pines is about to receive a well deserved renovation. Wifi is spotty and usually requires a visit to the lobby. The included... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I hear the word "resort", I envision a high-end, high-dollar place. San Simeon Seaside Resort is neither. What you will find here is a clean, older, well-maintained facility that is rightly priced and is a very pleasant place to stay. (I think they are planning some renovations). Though it has none of the typical amenities you would find in... More 

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Benjamin T, General Manager at San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth D, From everyone here at the San Simeon Pines we want to thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to provide us feedback about your stay! It warms our hearts when we can accommodate guests like yourself! We have some exciting things around the corner and the property will be getting a full renovation.... More 

Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a fancy hotel, this isn't it. If you're looking for comfortable, clean, and very friendly folks, then you've found your place. The pool was getting upgrades, so I can't speak to that. However, that location was perfect - right across the street from the boardwalk that goes along the coast. It was great for a morning... More 

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Benjamin T, General Manager at San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Karen C, We want to thank you for staying at the San Simeon Pines and for taking the time to provide us such kind words that we as a staff love to read! We hope you have a fun and safe summer and hope to see you again! Sincerely, Benjamin Thomas, General Manager More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Simeon Pines was a very quaint motel. The place was dated but was kept very clean. The gal at the front desk was so very sweet and welcoming. We were only there to stay for 1 night but it was a nice stop for the price. Very close to the beach so that was nice. The only downside is... More 

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Benjamin T, General Manager at San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort, responded to this review

Dear MarissaKora, We are excited to hear you enjoyed your stay. We want to thank you for taking the time to provide us your generous words about the property and our staff. Serving guests like yourself is what working in hospitality is all about! We are excited to get renovation underway which will update the entire property to allow us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has so much charm, an attentive staff, in an amazing little sleepy beach town. Wifi access was sporadic but who cares considering there is a 3 minute walk to the beach to view tide pools, breathtaking waves and a little fun on the beach. Don't forget to watch a sunset here if possible; it's beautiful. The hotel itself... More 

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Benjamin T, General Manager at San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kabolivier, Thank you so much for the kind words and amazing review of the property and complimenting our staff! We are so grateful to serve guests like yourself. It really makes working in hospitality a passion for all of us here at San Simeon Pines. We hope wherever you go, whatever you do that you are safe and have... More 

Victoria
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210 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here 17 years ago and not much has changed in that time except for the bed covers. This is an old fashioned comfortable hotel, great position to get to Hearst castle, great position for walks down the beach and easy to walk into town for dinner. Room is large, had one of the cabins done the end. Breakfast... More 

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Benjamin T, General Manager at San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort, responded to this review

Dear ZipEchucaAUS, From everyone here at San Simeon Pines we want to thank you for being a long time returning guest of this hotel. It truly is heart warming to see guests return because we can get perspective of different experiences from the past! We are so happy to go into renovation and do a full update to the property!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort our spacious grounds and outdoor activities set us apart from the other inns on Moonstone Beach Drive. We are the only motel in Cambria with private beach access and room for the kids to play. Enjoy shuffleboard and croquet on our lawn, or take a swim in our solar-heated outdoor pool. Take advantage of our complimentary Continental Breakfast daily as well as cookies, tea and coffee in the afternoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort

Address: 7200 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1824
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $169 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
San Simeon Pines Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
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