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Riverside, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

😄😄 we really loved our two night stay room was clean ... It was our first time in san Clemente & it was a nice experience its not far from the beach .... The pier was very close by .... If we come again we plan to stay here again 😀😃😄

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed in this place for 8 days and I have only 2 real negatives and they would be small ones at that. First the place isn’t real “by the beach”, it’s more “a decent jog to the beach” but to be honest it was dead cheap so I couldn’t care! Me and my brother stayed here for the first part... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I came with family and we got two different rooms. Both with 2 beds, both the beds smelled clean and the linens were nice and crisp. In both rooms the bathrooms were also clean and with extra towels. One of the things i really loved about this hotel is that they have kinda like an outdoor patio where you can... More 

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San clemente
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My room was extremely dirty, not even clean. The shower didn't work and when I told the guy who gave me the keys he keeps repeating "you should have checked out the room yourself then told me." Like it's my job to do that. I ended up getting another room where there were Cobb webs everywhere and the door luck... More 

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South Holland, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We loved our stay at this charming little motel. It's older...but nicely decorated and clean. Comfortable King bed room on the third floor gave us a wonderful view of the ocean. Scanty complimentary breakfast but there is a donut shop with nice pastries across the street as well. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We got a great price... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This place was a complete disappointment. My feet were black after walking from the shower to the bed to get dressed. Ridiculously noisy next to the highway and elephants above my room. Everything felt grimy and gross. Only one lock on the door that leads to outside. No privacy curtains so if you want sunlight during the day, everyone can... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Welcoming...excellent, convienience...excellent- parking secure, bed very comfortable, safe, secure, in a great city. Very close to all that San Clemente has to offer. The owners take great pride in insuring your stay is enjoyable. Overall a good place to stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night here and enjoyed the hotel for its location and value. If you're looking for a good sleep then this hotel will not disappoint. The king size bed is so comfortable and the room is spotless and fresh.Would consider another sleepover for the comfort factor.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

this is a mom and pops run hotel, they are very tight with the continental breakfast, there are only three muffins and pastries put out in the morning so if you want seconds or someone else gets them before you, your out of luck. there is no sitting area in the breakfast area it is just a small table set... More 

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San Diego
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

First of all, this hotel is not by the beach. It's at least a mile away from a beach. We got an 'ocean view' room, which we could just see in the distance over the highway wall. It was mainly a highway view. On the plus side, the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The owners obviously try... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quaint local family owned Inn with ocean view, yet near Hwy 5, restaurants, shops. We offer a king or 2 queen bed clean, comfortable and spacious rooms with the following amenities:Continental Breakfast Daily Patio and ocean/sunset view Microwave and mini fridgeCoffee maker, iron, iron board, and hair dryerDining and office table and chairsAlarm clock radio with adaptor for Ipod, music deviceTV, DVD player and DVD moviesParking – some coveredLocal restaurants, surf board and bike rental, shopping and night life walking distanceEasy on and off Hwy 5 access, just minutes to San Onofre, Camp Pendleton, Dana Point Harbor, State Park, Beaches ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Little Inn by the Beach

Address: 1819 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3245 (Formerly Motel San Clemente)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $86 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Little Inn by the Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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