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“Spacious rooms, nice views, quiet & convenient” 5 of 5 stars
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La Serena Inn
Ranked #14 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
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San Diego, California
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Spacious rooms, nice views, quiet & convenient”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here for one night in late June 2014. The location was convenient to the downtown shops and the wharf. The room was clean, the staff was great. The rooms had coffee, microwave and small fridge and were quite large. The bed was comfy. Breakfast was make-your-own waffles, hardboiled eggs, cereal and pastries in a nice room with a patio looking towards the harbor.

We would definitely return here. It was a great place to stop on our way from SD to get an early start for Hearst Castle, which is a short drive from this quaint hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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mamamorro, G. M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, July 9, 2014
We are pleased to know of your wonderful stay with us. Call us direct for the best rate and exact room type. We look forward to seeing you again.
Happy travels,
La Serena Inn
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Scappoose, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I agree on this: we have found a new 'home away from home' when wandering through Morro Bay. Quiet and peaceful. Very helpful front desk and friendly staff. Comfortable bed. Thanking the hotel for their attention to detail!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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mamamorro, G. M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled to know how pleased you were with your stay. It would be our pleasure to provide you with another wonderful stay when you visit Morro Bay.
Happy Travels,
La Serena Inn
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Alta Loma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed two nights,hotel and staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel was quiet and we felt safe,would definately return to this hotel. Rooms were clean,had coffee, microwave and a small fridge. Parking was easy and convenient.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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mamamorro, G.M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, June 24, 2014
We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Be sure to call us direct for the best rate and exact room type. We look forward to seeing you again.
happy Travels,
La Serena Inn
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Garden Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

For our anniversary (58th) we made reservations at the La Serena Inn in Morro Bay, CA. Our room was the suite on the second floor had a fireplace and its balcony overlooked the Morro Rock. It is located near the center of town, near many restaurants, and the embarrcadero. There are hiking trails, Hearst Castle, wine tasting and other small quaint villages within a few minutes drive.

When we arrived there was a botttle of chilled champaigne waiting for us.

La Serena Inn is highly recommended.

Room Tip: Ask for rooms with a view of the rock.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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mamamorro, G.M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, June 18, 2014
We'll be here for your next anniversary celebration. Call us direct for the best rate and exact room type.
Regards,
La Serena Inn
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Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

To say we enjoyed a four day stay at La Serena - Morro Bay, is an understatement! The room was near the elevator on the 2nd floor, and, but for luggage being rolled across a tile floor during checkin/out, was serene and comfy. Large room, king bed and bathroom is tastefully decorated. We travel a lot, cross-country with our quiet, calm, non-shedding poodle Curly. He'd even give La Serena four paws up - except for the $28/nt pet charge(s). Friendly management, helpful staff, satisfying breakfasts, attractive landscaping, and cool covered parking are definitely pluses.

Room Tip: View rooms - 2nd floor and above. Small bay-facing balcony is great for sunset libations.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank John B
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mamamorro, G.M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, May 21, 2014
The staff of the La Serena Inn is so pleased to know you both and Curly had such a nice stay with us. We look forward to seeing you all again on your next trip to our beautiful area.
Best Regards,
La Serena Inn
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Berkeley, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My family and I stayed here on a trip down the coast last month via Groupon and it was such a good deal! The room was clean and comfortable, the staff was very friendly, the kids loved the waffle machines, and the location was great, I'd definitely stay here again and recommend it to others!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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mamamorro, G.M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, May 5, 2014
We are happy to read that you and your family had a wonderful stay with us. Be sure to call us direct for the exact room type and the best rate.
Happy Travels,
La Serena Inn
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Inverness Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night here. The room was large and the bed was very comfortable. The room and bathroom were very clean and all the staff polite and helpful. Breakfast was awful. I appreciate they state it is complimentary but I would rather they did not offer any. I know it's down to personal taste but this was aloud of sugary rubbish on offer. Apart from that if returning we would consider staying here.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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mamamorro, G.M. Assistant at La Serena Inn, responded to this review, April 17, 2014
The staff of the La Serena Inn is happy to know your stay was comfortable. We apologize for not meeting your expectations regarding breakfast, we do try and provide something for everyone. We hope you'll visit us again when you come to Morro Bay.
Regards,
La Serena Inn
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Property: La Serena Inn
Address: 990 Morro Ave, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2138
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Serena Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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