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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've always wanted to stay in one of those inns at Moonstone Beach so got pretty excited when I saw Sea Otter Inn's promotion in Travelzoo. The inn is very quaint and tranquil, with a cottage look and profusion of flowers. There's an outdoor heated pool, and they bring your breakfast in a picnic basket in the morning. Moonstone Beach... More 

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Clovis, California
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Decided to leave the central valley California heat and head to the coast. Booked the Sea Otter Inn the day before and spent a lovely day in Cambria. It was a nice stay in a comfortable room with a nice bed and bathroom. The breakfast in the morning helped to fill a space before the day started. We would stay... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The Sea Otter Inn took me back--in a good way--to traveling as a girl. You pull off Highway 1 onto Moonstone Beach Drive and there you'll find a well-maintained retro "motor court" called the Sea Otter Inn. The greeting from the man at the office was friendly. We were given breakfast order tags to hang on our doorknob and the... More 

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Bloomfield Hills
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We found the Sea Otter Inn to be a delightully retro "motor court" kind of place that I remember from my girlhood. It is extremely well-cared-for: very, very clean. Don't expect luxury, but it was cozy and a perfect stop for us on the Central California coast. Just walk across Moonstone Road and you're at the beach with its wonderful... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Moonstone Beach is gorgeous and this hotel is right across the street. Can't beat the location. Quick drive to all the restaurants. Also there's nothing behind the hotel, just an open field from what I remember. Don't miss the sunset when you stay here.

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La Mirada, California
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

A nice room, comfy beds, good breakfast delivered to the room. The boardwalk is right across the street, beautiful sunset walk. It is only 20 minutes away from the Elephant Seal Rookery, that was great!

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Nottingham uk
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

The staff were welcoming and friendly.The room was spacious and comfy. They brought a lovely picnic breakfast in a basket.The sheltered pool looked city nice tho we didn't have time to try it.The property was perfectly placed after our drive down the Big Sur and just across from the beach.Just minutes from Hearst Castle.

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Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Beautiful location and helpful staff. Close to shopping and even closer to the beach. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Easy parking. Enjoyed shopping downtown. Many excellent restaurants to choose from.

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Aptos, California
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

The location on Moonstone Beach is beautiful. The ocean is just steps across the quiet road. The rooms and grounds are well kept and clean. There was some noise from traffic on nearby Highway 1, but this may not be the case in rooms closer to the front of the hotel. Pets were welcome, but no disturbance from any of... More 

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Corona
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

From exploring the tide pools, leisurely morning walks on the beach to evenings in Cambria and wine tasting in Paso...it's one of our favorite places to come and relax. Dinner at Madeleine's in Cambria was exceptional.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sea Otter Inn is located on Cambria's famous Moonstone Beach Drive just across from the Moonstone Beach boardwalk. A family-owned property, this charming country-style inn features 25 cozy fireplace accommodations ranging from traditional hotel rooms to family suites and ocean-view rooms. A year-round outdoor heated pool and spa complete the getaway ambiance. All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi, HBO, and continental breakfast. Minutes from Hearst Castle and local wineries, Sea Otter Inn is the perfect home base for exploring California's Central Coast. ... more   less 

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Address: 6656 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $165 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Otter Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Sea Otter Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Cambria
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“I like the room near the road rather than the swimming pool. Just love opening my window and hearing the surf.”
 of 5 bubbles SunshineInWA, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are very nice if you can manage the upgrade cost.”
 of 5 bubbles mswsteve, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only one floor, rooms circle the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles christym618, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are pretty much the same!”
 of 5 bubbles 734jacquelynh, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a dog friendly inn/motel, but request a pet-friendly room when booking.”
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