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Boston, MA
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Beautiful, clean and lovely location. Bathroom had heated floors! The bed was extremely comfortable; the room was very tastefully decorated. The boxed breakfast wasn't as good as I hoped but places in town are a short drive away. Great place for a relaxing getaway!

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We stayed here for one night and the setting was idyllic just across from the sea. It was in a row of similar properties . There are 2restaurants within easy walking otherwise you have to go into the town . As we arrived at 7pm we opted to walk to The moonstone grill after having freshened up . We went...

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UK ( Lowestoft )
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This little Inn on the beach is a perfect romantic getaway.. We stayed on a road trip for our 25th anniversary on a drive down the PCH from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The staff were friendly and so helpful they even made us a congratulations cake !!! The room was large and very comfortable with a massive 4 poster...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2014

This place is just the perfect little inn, location, style,comfort & price. We just wish we had more than one nights stay. We had originally booked a partial sea view & the room was really nice but as we had arrived early afternoon we had a peek in one of the other rooms not yet occupied and inevitably felt drawn...

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Central Queensland
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We stayed here on the last night of our month long trip in the States, and what a way to finish! We had made our way down from Carmel to Moonstone Beach in Cambria, a beautiful drive that filled the entire day. Check in was painless and we were personally shown to our room (Aegean Room) and given a rundown...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing review of your stay at Blue Dolphin Inn. We are so happy you experienced such a memorable time. We appreciate you sharing it here.

Federal Way, WA
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at this place. We stayed here because of the great reviews on Trip Advisor. We stayed in a room with a lovely ocean view. We were escorted to our room by the front desk staff who was friendly and anticipated any questions we may have. She also had great suggestions on dining, etc. Beautiful room,...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. It is so nice to see that you discovered us and that we lived up tp your expectations. Many thanks for sharing your experience here.

Ladera Ranch, California, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Decor is inviting and up to date. Welcoming coffee and cookies on your door is very sweet. We stayed in 2 diff. rooms. Both were super clean and spacious, and we are 4 people. Loved the shutters on the windows; a nice "homey" touch. Keurig's in the rooms for your own coffee making, and little chocolates too. I don't think...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautiful review of your stay at Blue Dolphin Inn. We so appreciate you taking the time to share it with future guests. We try to add the special extra touches to make your stay memorable and we look forward to seeing you again.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This property is very nice and clean. We liked the location very much. The decor is nice but standard. Basically, we could have been in any corporate hotel in the world. We stayed one night and it was pleasant. I don't know if I would stay here again.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our hotel is designed to inspire relaxation and reflects the seaside ambiance. Each room has some unique touches that make it different. Our pride and joy is our staff. They go the extra mile to make our guests happy.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We got to stay here for 1 night by chance and were so happy that we did! The room was nice and the bed was very welcoming. Coffee machine, chocolates and even complimentary bottle of wine were very nice treats. I could hear waves while sleeping and it was so awesome! Ocean is just across the road and even the...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and we hope you get a chance to stay a little longer next time. There is indeed a lot to discover in the area, and of course, just hanging out by the ocean is a wonderful treat. We appreciate you sharing your experience here.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Nice and clean room with updated decor. Room was a bit small but probably in line with other hotels nearby given the seaside location. Great location with beautiful seaside walking path across the street. Free wifi, coffee, hot chocolate, and good breakfast (in a box) included.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Most of the hotels right on the beach have comparable sized rooms, and ours are actually quite spacious. We are glad you had a good time during your visit to Cambria and we so appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for the perfect place to escape and enjoy everything Cambria and Moonstone Beach have to offer, Blue Dolphin Inn is the ideal place. Tastefully appointed guestrooms providing every detail offer a sophisticated environment in this adult-only property. Blue Dolphin Inn is situated steps from the beach and seaside boardwalk that runs two miles along the coast. Take in the scenic sunsets while sipping a glass of renowned local wine. The six full oceanview specialty rooms feature places in the world where dolphins are found in abundance. The lower full oceanview rooms provide spacious patios to delight in the scenery and coastal breezes. The upper level full oceanview rooms allow unparalleled seascapes. Breakfast is individually prepared from a selection of foods designed to fulfill every appetite. If a celebration of any kind is in order, Blue Dolphin Inn is a perfect place to recognize an accomplishment or milestone. Grab a loved one or meet an old friend for an unforgettable getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Inn

Address: 6470 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1808
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $225 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Dolphin Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Blue Dolphin Hotel Cambria
Blue Dolphin Cambria
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria
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“Loved listening to the surf all night long!!...Room was exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles E4649MNpatriciab, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure the fireplace is working before you book. It is your only source of heat.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwQ7536TA, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in one of the front cottages so you can enjoy the ocean view sunset from your patio!”
 of 5 bubbles uplandbabs, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I hesitate giving a room tip so that it doesn't become so popular that we can't get it when we want it. If you have a favorite room, book it well in advance. All of the rooms are very well decorated and you can't go wrong with any of them. The six rooms with direct views of the ocean are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles drbrian101, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although we didn't have an ocean view room, if you can afford the upgrade, you won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles mntngirl69, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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