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Cambria Palms Motel

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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I recently stayed for one night at the Cambria Palms and was very pleasantly surprised - I think this will be the motel I use from now on when I visit Cambria, and I go there a lot. I had stayed at the Palms a couple of years ago, when they were still in the process of renovating it. My... More 

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Julian, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We made a spontaneous detour on our way back from Santa Cruz and couldn't believe the good price on this motel. We drove up, half expecting it to be a dump....but it was exactly the opposite. Very clean and tidy! The woman at the desk (I'm sorry but I've forgotten her name) was very friendly, helping direct us to an... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

My husband and I took our parents on a surprise road trip up to Hearst Castle from Los Angeles. We wanted to keep our expenses as low as possible when it came to lodging. When researching hotels and areas to stay in Cambria Palms was the lowest price. I researched the hotel and neighborhood since we have never been. I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I stayed two nights in a room without air conditioning, telephone, any kind of door security (not even a peephole or chain lock) and very basic furnishings. The best part of this place is the exterior, which looks inviting and has good parking. I would never stay here again.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

This motel was built in the 1950's and has been fairly recently updated to include new baths, flat screen TVs and great beds. The location is on the outskirts of Cambria and within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, grocery store and a great bakery. The property is extremely clean and the landscaping is beautifully kept. The rooms are a... More 

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Santa Maria, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Using Groupon coupon we got a two nights lodging. The lady I talked to to make the reservations was very nice and professional. When we arrived the desk clerk asigned us the room in the back. I asked about making reservations at a local restuarant which he agreed was a good idea. When we entered the room the first item... More 

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Monrovia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

We got a great deal for a 2 night stay, so the price was right. The property has gone through a remodel, but it could still use a little more help. The room was clean, and the bed was comfortable; but the rest of the furnishings were old and tired. The grounds have some very nice landscaped areas, with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

This is a very old hotel that has been upgraded. Regrettable its still one of those places you can here noises from your neighbors rooms and you hear when they open their front door and when there is activity in the parking lot. I thought the bed was very comfy. They have a view of hills from the back of... More 

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CambriaPalmsMotel, Manager at Cambria Palms Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. We have received a lot of positive customer feedback since the completion of our soundproofing/sound-reductionin the back building this winter season. Also, we are proud to say that we have new 32” flat-screen TV’s in all the rooms. We are looking forward to a great summer season here at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We liked this place. The rooms are nicely done, the management has done a lot of upgrading recently. So the showers and beds are quite nice. And there's free Wifi which is great. The place is about four blocks from the shops and art places in East Cambria so getting around is easy. And the folks at the front desk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We booked a room back in October for Presidents Day. The week before our trip they called and said they need to cancel our reservation due to bathroom remodelling. Elisabeth was not very friendly, and could not give us another room. 4 months in advance would pretty much guarantee you a room, right? Wrong! Or maybe was the groupon?!? Anyway,... More 

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CambriaPalmsMotel, Manager at Cambria Palms Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate the honesty with your review. Unfortunately, the task of remodeling took longer than planned as our contractor experienced the passing of a family member and had a temporary leave of absence. This leave of absence unexpectedly postponed the completion of our remodeling. Additionally, we had a group staying with us filling up the motel, otherwise we could’ve had... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a boutique Motel located in Cambria along California's beautiful Pacific Coast Highway. Our guests enjoy a peaceful creek side location within walking distance to dining, wine tasting and shopping in the village of Old Cambria. Our accommodations are warm and comfortable, offering travelers a peaceful escape. Our property was recently remodeled in 2009 and guests will find that each of our 18 rooms has free Wi-Fi, new beds with 5 star quality comforters, in-room coffee, tea, and cable TV. We are a pet friendly establishment. Ask us for a complimentary wine tasting in nearby Harmony. Our beach cruiser bicycles are available on a first come, first serve basis. Take them out around downtown or to the beach! We are centrally located close to San Luis Obispo county's popular attractions. Hearst Castle & the Elephant Seals are 10 and 15 miles away. Paso Robles wineries are 12 miles away. We welcome tour groups, motorcycle clubs,and artist groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambria Palms Motel

Address: 2662 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428-3410
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $83 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cambria Palms Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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