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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We loved our beachfront room and comfy king sized bed. Slept with the window open to the sounds of the surf. Added bonus is a great restaurant within walking distance. Sitting on the lawn in the morning facing the ocean with a hot cup of coffee was also appreciated. We'll be back!!

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Clovis, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The room was small, quaint and very clean...loved the location and price was reasonable for central coast...breakfast was scant...nice pool and very small spa...loved the fact you could sit outside and watch ocean or cross street to walk

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Corona, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I stayed for 1 night. Perfect location! The scenery is absolutely gorgeous, just steps from hotel. Hotel grounds and room were nice. Front desk staff was extremely helpful, warm and inviting. Highly recommend.

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Carmel Valley, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Castle Inn is a basic motel on Moonstone Beach. All the rooms face the ocean but the windows open onto the parking lot and people walk by all the time, so your ability to lose yourself in the ocean view is limited. The rooms are basic and clean and the beds comfortable. The staff is very pleasant and helpful,...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. As one of the original motels built on Moonstone Beach, this classic motel has a pool and a hot tub and was always intended to be an affordable option for families and budget-conscious travelers. The ocean front location offers expansive lawns and Adirondack chairs for really enjoying the view, and you can...

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great motel hotel right on the beach in Cambria. Room was clean and comfortable for one night stop. Pool was small but handy after long days drive! Bathroom one of the smallest we had in all our hotels on our trip, but clean and did the job of course! Excellent complimentary breakfast in morning was a really nice touch. Overall,...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Our stay at Castle Inn was excellent! I must add I forgot my clothes in the closet. I called Castle Inn when I arrived home, & asked if they could mail them to me? They were happy to comply, I received everything I had left behind .

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Burbank, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a good room and good service. Our stay was pleasant and we enjoyed the facilities. There was a price discrepancy from the online price. We have stayed there many times, and this was the first time that the price online differed from the price they gave me. Yet, they would not give me the price that I saw...

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Lake Elsinore, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

For those looking for a nice stay in Cambria on Moonstone Drive - this is a good choice. We travel w/our two small dogs and have stayed here for years. The staff is helpful and courteous and the facility is clean and quite functional. The ocean and boardwalk are just across the street for easy and quick access. We highly...

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Azusa, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed at the Castle Inn on our way to San Francisco. It was a one night stay. I really wish we had been able to stay longer. The hotel room itself was simple but nice, with comfortable beds. Breakfast was wonderful. Hard boiled eggs, oatmeal with a few toppings options, bagels, coffee, orange juice, toast, etc. Much more options...

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Howell, Michigan
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed there the night of July 3, 2016. Over the years, we have stayed at several of the hotels along the beautiful beach there; however, Castle Inn did not live up to our previous experiences. We were on the ground floor and the door had a huge gap under it (over an inch), there was no air conditioning, small...

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Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We offer an affordable option on Moonstone Beach Drive. On any given day, our rates are well below the competition in the area. If you are looking for a more upscale experience, we recommend our Sand Pebbles Inn or Blue Dolphin Inn.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It was one of the very first motels built along the Cambria coast when cattle still roamed on Moonstone Beach Drive. The property boasts one of the best geographical locations on the beach. Right in front of the lodge are amazing tide pools to discover sealife, gorgeous lookouts, Leffingwell Landing Park and a wide-open beach upon which to stroll. The grounds at the Inn are broad and situated with comfortable sitting areas for enjoyable ocean viewing and people-watching. All of the guestrooms offer views of the ocean, but the upstairs rooms provide an excellent vantage point to watch the daily sunsets. The rooms at Castle Inn are simple but more than adequate to provide a wonderful stay at the beach. It is our intention to make the property one of the best values along Moonstone Beach and a great option for families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Inn

Address: 6620 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $157 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Castle Inn By The Sea Hotel Cambria
Castle Hotel Cambria
Castle Motel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“We had a downstairs, very close to Breakfast Room.”
 of 5 bubbles K2704VXrobertg, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try for a second floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 270benniep, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great view of the ocean with an upgraded room. ”
 of 5 bubbles yvonlee, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No mircrowave”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyl204, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 8 and it was nice. The water pressure was on and off.”
 of 5 bubbles laffing2016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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