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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside you can see that this is not like other lodgings available. The cottages- there are three, are like the tiny houses you see on tv. They are comfortable, well furnished, romantic, with much attention paid to detail. The property is impeccably maintained and the rooms are spotlessly clean. A breakfast is delivered to your room. We loved...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I highly recommend this place although it has gotten more expensive, and requires a reservation well in advance. I also recommend their sister property Blue Dolphin Inn. The hotels on Moonstone are all lined up and similarly situated, with narrow frontage. The cottages are unique, and the breakfast delivery a treat. Moonstone Grill is also a short walk away and...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was looking for a place to stay near Hearst Castle and had Googled hotels in Cambria, CA. These cottages came up in the search. They are part of the Blue Dolphin Inn hotel group on Moonstone Beach. There are 3 cottages, each individually decorated with almost every amenity you could want--fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, refrigerator, microwave, bathrobes, breakfast delivered fresh...

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Thank Susan H
Karen_Fyfe, Front Office Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. This small collection of 3 freestanding cottages is one of our favorite secrets! People are shocked when they realize they have their own little home right along the beach. Romantic and private for anytime you really want to be on your own with no shared walls. Many guests try all 3 before...

michigan
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We enjoyed three nights in the Seascape Cottage. The cottage was perfect! A beautiful view of the ocean and within walking distance to two very good restaurants, the Sea Chest being exceptional (a foodie and not one to wait for a table, but it truly was worth the wait). After reading the reviews of the cottages on Tripadvisor, we were...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Sounds like your vacation was just perfect...and we love hearing that! Sea Chest is a great place to try seafood you rarely find at restaurants and their cioppino is legendary!

Fresno, California
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a gift from friends. I really love it. It grat place to unwind and look it wife. Room was clean and cozy. To hear the ocean at night soothing and peaceful. There are number little shops to go see and restaurants to eat at. There are some places in town for wine tasting which I really enjoyed. I...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We are very happy that your gift was such a great experience. You must be a good friend to get such a special gift! Cambria is surprisingly wonderful for shopping, somehow the lack of chain stores and abundance of artists makes for an interesting mix of shops.

Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This is our second time at the moonstone cottages. We spent our one year anniversary in 2015 in the Mariner suite and this year we were fortunate enough to spend the night in the front cottage, Seascape suite. Both times were very enjoyable! It's hard to say what room we liked more though because the room in the back (Mariner)...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Sounds like you might need to try the third one to be sure which one you really love! Sorry breakfast fell short of your memory of it from last time, we hope that was a one time fluke! We'll see you next year.

Oceanside, California, United States
Reviewed October 7, 2015

I am sadly writing this review due to lack of care for the customer. My husband and I have been coming to Cambria for over 28 years. We found the Blue Dolphin Inn and started to stay their 2 times a year for about the past 5 years. We wanted to try something new for our anniversary and stayed at...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. To address your concerns about the comforter, those were bleach stains...an overzealous housekeeper used bleach and it left a white mark from the bleach, nothing else we promise. As for ants, the drought is hard on all creatures and sometimes they just make their way in. Unfortunately, the message never did get...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Lovely cottages with an ocean view in a funky little sea-side town, with a staff who takes care of you and delivers delicious breakfasts packed for picnicking daily. What more could you possibly want? I almost hesitate to sing their praises because I don't want it to get too popular! But we really adored everything about it and will be...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Our 3 freestanding cottages provide one of the most unique options for staying on Moonstone Beach. It's like your own beach house! We are happy you decided to share your experience and that you enjoyed it so much. We love hearing that! We look forward to your next visit.

Upland, California
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I often travel to Cambria. For our last two stays, we decided on the cottages. Both times the cottages were filthy dirty. The floors and linen had an overall bad moldy smell to it. For what they charge per night, they should be very clean. The comforter had an old smell as well. It seems like they...

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Upland, California
Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have visited Moonstone Beach Drive on other occasions but nothing quite like this little GEM! The room has everything you would need (small fridge, microwave, rides, slippers, heaters, fireplace, jacuzzi tub, etc.). However, if you'd like to leave the cottage for a nice lunch or dinner, the Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill is 50 feet away. Cross the street...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Our guests feel like the cottages are really "their beach house" and we have provided all of the amenities you can think of and a few you might not have! Our quality linens and beddings assure you a restful sleep and a luxurious experience. Being able to walk a short distance to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moonstone Cottages are three private oceanview cottages, nestled in a grove of mature cypress trees located right on Moonstone Beach Drive, steps away from the boardwalk, beach, and tidal pools. These distinctly different cottages offer quiet comfortable lodging and privacy...Perfect for a romantic getaway. Complete with one queen bed, quality linens, and ambient fireplaces and in-room amenities including European blend coffee, Dorothy Prentice bathroom amenities, house-baked cookies, and a picnic breakfast delivered to your door in the morning . Each cottage is equipped with gas fireplaces, refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screened T.V. And DVD player with a view of the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonstone Cottages

Address: 6580 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $219 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I like the front cottage, but all three are nice”
 of 5 bubbles dmbeaster, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Any of the 3 cottages would be great!”
 of 5 bubbles susanhS8371OD, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to read the guest book in the room (and add your own comment before leaving!) for great tips on what to do in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles TCleese, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
“Best Sunsets along the Central Coast”
 of 5 bubbles cathyc918, Jul 23, 2015 | Read review
“Seascape Cottage has the best view as it is closest to the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles JimH713, Mar 9, 2015 | Read review
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