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O'Cairns Inn & Suites
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Lompoc
Certificate of Excellence
San Jose
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Service is super”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Attention to detail and to guest comfort make this basic hotel special. A happy hour includes free pizzas; breakfast is cooked to order, rooms are clean and comfortable, and staff members are friendly and helpful. We didn't swim but the outdoor pool looked inviting. We were happy we stayed here!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Fremont, California
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

We have stayed here several times, to visit my son since he was stationed at Vandenberg AFB and now works there as a civilian. Its nice to not have to worry about where are we going to eat breakfast, cause their breakfasts is awesome. My son was getting Married and having bad luck with securing a justice of the peace and one of the girls working there gave a number of someone who might be available and some suggestions. I love the rooms with the refrig and microwave I was able to make choc covered strawberries for their wedding...We come all the way from the SF Bay Area and did not have access to a kitchen...I have never been disappointed with my stay the staff and personel have always been helpful and cheerful. I have stayed there once since the separated from best western and I did not notice a differance...I love to stay here.

Room Tip: I did not use room service but I remember my mother-in-law and aunt had to call down to the office c...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
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1 Thank Mary F
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2012

This hotel was a pleasant surprise! Service is great and the bed is awesome, I wanted to take it home! During happy hour you get free drinks and pizza, also ice cream is free. Breakfast was great, the best we had so far, it took only quit long before we got it. So here a tip, order your breakfast and go back to your room to pack! Laundry is free, so is wifi and parking.
Oh and they have a pooltable.... Would defenitely stay here again, it has better service than the Hilton!

Room Tip: You get so many free drinks and food that this place is actually cheap. Happy hour is from 5-8 from...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 4, 2012

This is possibly the best hotel we went to today. I mean they just give you million things with so much warmth that you will be instantly won over. Upon arrival we got icecreams, a complimentary dvd rental and complimentary breakfast. We will be going there soon again for a weekend getaway! Just loved it!!!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Orem, Utah
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2012

As a tough reviewer and finicky hotel guest, I have to admit I was a little nervous about making a reservation here. I only did it based on the limited availability elsewhere and the positive reviews of previous guests. Plus, the pictures made the place look small and dated.

But when we arrived, I was pleasantly surprised! Yes, the decor needs updating - it's very 80's with lots of oak, but aside from that, the service was fantastic - above and beyond for a hotel of this caliber! The rate included a full, made-to-order breakfast (not the continental toast and coffee of other places), all the complimentary ice cream you could eat and a huge collection of DVDs! The room was, again dated in it's decor, but very comfortable and immaculate. It included a full-sized refrigerator and microwave for doggy-bag left-overs, flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo system! The service was also above and beyond and we were made to feel right at home.

I'll make it a point to stay here again on my next visit to Lompoc.

Room Tip: The building is older and floors can squeak a bit, so consider a request for a second floor room.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Paso Robles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2012

About a year ago we stayed at O'Cairns, and again this week. Both experiences were great. The staff is super. If you plan to take advantage of some or all the compilmentary amenities (especially the happy hour and breakfast) and consider what you would spend one those things elsewhere, the room price is quite reasonable. And you get to deal with really nice friendly people. On this visit we noticed that they are no longer affiliated with Best Western. According to the staff, BW asked them to cut back on the ammenities they offer - other properties in the BW group complained they it made them look bad. O'Cairns chose to keep the ammenities and do without BW - good for them, and good for you if you stay there. We 'll definately go back, we like to support good people when we spend money.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,331 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2012

Nothing special about this place as far as your room goes. It is your basic old-style two-story (no elevator) multi-building place with old-style rooms that are clean but nothing special. The special comes in the comp ice cream bar upon arrival, and the comp breakfast. For breakfast you can have anything you want – all made-to-order! I had omelet with pork chops (two of them) nice sourdough toast, home fries, fresh fruit… the list goes on and on and you can have whatever you want. Easily a $25 breakfast (for two) free. Nice people run the place.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: O'Cairns Inn & Suites
Address: 940 E Ocean Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436-7019
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Location: United States > California > Lompoc
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Lompoc
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — O'Cairns Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently close to Vandenberg Air Force Base, the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, Surf and Jalama Beaches, and the famous community of Solvang, the O'Cairns Inn & Suites proudly offers a wide array of amenities at comfortably reasonable rates. Our guests enjoy a delicious cook to order breakfast each morning, Monday-Friday 5am-9am & Saturday and Sundays 7am-10:30am, and enjoy complimentary drinks during our Happy Hour, Sun-Thur from 5pm-8pm plus Friday and Saturday from 6pm-10pm. Our rooms are roomy and home-like, and include large flat screen TV's, refrigerators, microwaves, dvd players, pillow top mattresses, full size pillows, and some even have leather recliners. O'Cairns Inn & Suites is a family owned and operated hotel and our goal is to treat our guests like extended family. We are a dog friendly hotel that offers certain allocated rooms for dogs at an additional charge. ... more   less 
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o`Cairns Hotel Lompoc
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