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Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was way better than expected! The photos on booking dot com are old. Everything worked out really well! Even the little breakfast was more than we had expected. The room was super nice and totally functional! Even if some of the things were not our taste (everything was in sea-shell-style...) we liked it. We will totally come back next... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel is old and need some maintenance like changing the broken lamp in the room. Mold in the bathroom. Almost now water pressure. I see pretty good reviews here so maybe it was just our bad luck with the room number 14.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night in our Highway 1 trip from LA to San Francisco and had a nice and pleasant stay. It's just 10 minutes walk from city center. Very quite and clean, though the beds were a bit noisy. Also the included breakfast was ok but basic.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super small nice town, Sandpiper Inn was good place to stay on the way to Los Angeles. A walking distance to Yacht club or beach. Quiet and safe. Service was good from all staff. Rooms are good, clean.

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CALIFORNIA
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Owner/front desk person very friendly and polite. An older hotel but very well kept up. Room was very clean, include flat screen TV, microwave, and small refrigerator. No iron in room but got one from the front desk with no problems. Included in our stay was a small breakfast which included, two types of muffins, two types of cereal, orange... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Very basic facilities at a good price for this area. Great check in - arrived early and no problem with getting the room. Stayed in room 6 - linens all clean, floors could be better in corners - one heavily worn mattress, but still manged to sleep ok. No disturbances from other guests despite motel being busy. Basic breakfast served... More 

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Prangins, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Simple but clean motel, friendly staff and a little breakfast which goes with it. It's near the waterfront and a short walking distance to Distasio's on the Bay restaurant. Try to get a ground floor room if you have lots of baggage..... We would return again.

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Scrolling some reviews, I can't say much more than what most people said - for sure the best thing I found here was the friendly and willing-to-helkp staff. We were in a ground floor room and, well, it was not that comfortable or clean (clean enough, I must say)... it was, in two words, a "real motel". Nevertheless we paid... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

After reserving five nights, they tried to charge my card before I had even arrived. I only knew this because my bank contacted me early in the day to ask about the charge. Upon arrival, the manager/owner seemed nice enough, until we informed him the night before that we would be leaving a day early. We were told we could... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Doesn't cater to ego but is clean, attractive, near town and value for the money. THIS IS THE THIRD TIME i have stayed here over five years; it is my favorite. We stayed several days sport-fishing out of Morro Bay on this trip.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn is centrally located in a quiet downtown area. Less than a mile from the Museum of Natural History, which is located in Morro Bay State Park. This Morro Bay, CA hotel is 30-40 minutes from Hearst Castle and 15 minutes from California Polytechnic State University. The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is 12 miles away. There is never a shortage of things to do in Morro Bay. Visitors will enjoy browsing boutiques and shops, or playing golf at the Morro Bay State Park on a world-champion course. Discover a coastline of clean dunes, or paddle down a silent estuary and spy on beautiful and rare birds. The beach, fishing and kayaking are within two blocks of the hotel. Free Continental breakfast. The Morro Bay Sandpiper is a clean and affordable property. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area. Special discounts are available for nearby restaurants and complimentary tickets to the Morro Bay Aquarium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn

Address: 540 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range: $65 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Morro Bay Sandpiper Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Morro Bay
Econo Lodge Morro Bay
Morro Bay Econo Lodge
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Morro Bay
#17 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
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