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“Great little Inn in Morro Bay” 4 of 5 stars
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456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
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Valley Stream, New York
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102 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great little Inn in Morro Bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stayed here one night in August 2013, with my husband and teenage son. It is a bit off the beaten path, but a great stop along our coastal trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles . Room was nicely furnished clean two queen beds, refrigerator, coffee machine and microwave. Bathroom was nice, and hot tub /spa area was very nicely done.We had a lovely balcony overlooking the bay, very quiet and peaceful. Staff was friendly and helpful however they are not staffed 24/7 so if you are a late arrival be sure and confirm with them. Continental breakfast was ok -nothing special typical waffle iron, hard boiled eggs cereal etc. Also hotel is last one on the end of the strip better choices for eating and nightlife are further down the road a few blocks walk from the hotel.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Bedminster, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

What a great little family-owned hotel in the fishing town of Morro Bay, known for the Morro Rock (the Gibraltar of the Pacific and surfer's paradise). Spacious rooms, fridge and microwave in the room, large queen-sized comfortable beds, great view and a little balcony. We were on the 2nd floor and had a partial view of the harbor (obstructed by a crane, but that was ok, we saw enough anyway). No pool, although there was a hot tub. Great breakfast in the am.
My only complaint was that the town is dead by 9pm. We came into town around 9:45pm and weren't able to go anywhere to eat on a Saturday night, because all the restaurants were closed - not used to this. Thankfully we had some snacks in our cooler. Friendly staff who waited for us to check in.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is a very nice place to stay and is located right on the harbor within walking distance to many shops and restaurants. The staff is very friendly and efficient and the breakfast is very good.

I have stayed here many times before but always on the third floor. This time our room was on the second floor and although I truly enjoying staying at this hotel I would recommend getting a room on the third floor. The views from both the second and third floor balconies are great. But the constant noise from the floor above with people walking every night all night long is more than I wanted to deal with. We stayed three nights and unfortunately only slept a few hours each night due to the constant noise.
If it wasn't for the noise I would have given the Embarcaderro Inn 5 stars.

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We stayed here just one night. Extremely comfortable and clean. Very spacious room with a great view of the Rock. It was nice having access to a jacuzzi as well. Great location. Very comfortable beds. My only complaint was the sound of the barking sea lions, no fault of the hotel and better than the sounds of cars or freeway. It was part of the ambiance. The breakfast was an added plus, especially for a family of four.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and really liked it. While it's not right on the water, our room (303) had a super view. The road noise was OK. In the past we always stayed across the street at Grey's Inn (same price but on the bay). But this hotel was MUCH nicer - very large clean room, supper comfortable bed and continental breakfast to boot! We'll definitely be back.

  • Stayed August 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Really nice and friendly hotel. Clean and spacious rooms nice decorated. Staff was very friendly. We could lend out blue ray dvd's for free with a popcorn already prepared in the microwave inside the room. In the lobby was always fresh brewed coffee and cookies ready for take out. For dinner all the restaurants were in walking distance. Would absolutely go there another time.

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La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

It´s a good place, with comfortable rooms. We loved it.- Really, it’s very quiet and relaxing. We went in our honey moon. The view is excellent. They have an amazing breakfast. There was a machine to made waffles yourself. Great waffles!!!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
Address: 456 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2573 (Formerly Embarcadero Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pleasure, serenity and relaxation await you at the newly redesigned and renovated 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites. Enjoy the tranquility of one of our 33 boutique guestrooms with vistas of Morro Bay Estuary, Morro Rock, the Sandspit and the Pacific Ocean. The Family owned and operated inn is uniquely located on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay, California and is pleased to provide pet friendly accommodations. Our guests enjoy strolling to Morro Rock, beaches, parks, shops, restaurants and along the bay to discover beauty and nature. Just minutes to Hearst Castle, Cal Poly, Central Coast Wineries, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Montana De Oro State Park, our tranquil rooms and suites, superb service and attention to our guests needs will ensure your visit to Morro Bay is delightful. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Embarcadero Hotel Morro Bay
Embarcadero Motel Morro Bay
Embarcadero Morro Bay
Embarcadero Inn Morro Bay

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