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Riverside, California
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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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... More 

michigan
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank janenjim
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! More 

Fresno, California
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78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Thank Larry C
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. More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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)... More 

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Thank Lizuhrig
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. More 

Oceanside, California, United States
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 Thank TCleese
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. More 

Upland, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Upland, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 Thank Cathy C
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... More 

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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful treat! Stayed in the Garden Room for a night last March for our anniversary. We decided with the garden room because it seeming to be the one with the most privacy. Although we were the farthest of the three rooms from the ocean we still had an AMAZING view! We arrived to discover they had left us... More 

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1 Thank Lizuhrig
Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. The views are spectacular and there is nothing quite as special as your own private getaway on the beach! We try to think of everything so you can just enjoy your experience. Of course, we must give credit to this awesome location along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the... More 

Essex
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in the Seascape Cottage for one night, on our drive down from San Fran to LA. The Seascape cottage is at the front of the cottages, right on the beachfront. We arrived and checked in at the inn nearby, where the lady at the front desk gave us our forms to fill in for our complimentary breakfast which... More 

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2 Thank CharChelmo
Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We love the detail you provided, it really helps our future guests know what to expect. Given the uniqueness of staying in your own private cottage, this is a one-of-a-kind getaway and with only 3 cottages, a very exclusive experience. Our sister properties, Sand Pebbles Inn, Blue Dolphin Inn, and Castle Inn,... More 

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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: $300 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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