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Always Inn San Clemente B&B

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Always Inn San Clemente Bed & Breakfast is a charming beach close Tuscany-style inn located in the heart of the historic San Clemente downtown village. Winner of TripAdvisor's Service Excellence Award, Always Inn offers well-appointed rooms with all the amenities of a four-star hotel, without extra charges. Warm hospitality, clean room with private jetted spa baths, scrumptious breakfasts, cookies, bottled water, Belgian chocolates and fresh fruit make the inn popular with romantic getaway couples and business travelers alike. Just three blocks from San Clemente’s famed pier and beach, the inn is just steps away to 70 shops and boutiques, 50 restaurants, 12 art galleries, the Cabrillo Playhouse, the pier train station, and the beach hiking and biking trail. Guests enjoy meals on our deck, courtyard or outside patios, with palm trees, roses, gardenias, colorful vines and succulent and herb container gardens. Our family concierge service can arrange for theatre tickets, golf tee times, whale watching tours, visits to the mission, restaurant reservations, spa packages, picnic lunches, candlelight dinners in the courtyard, flowers, chocolate covered strawberries and more.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf Course
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Hidden Gems
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
76Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Freda is a sweet-talking owner on the telephone until you see her real side when trying to do cancellation with her. If you don't believe then try to tell you are canceling the booking and you will see her real nasty personality come out. I...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank TylerH9999
Response from FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&BResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tyler: You called me on New Year’s Day – at first saying you couldn’t find the email confirmation for your reservation at Always Inn San Clemente on Jan. 12-15, 2019. You said you had made it through booking.com or hotels.com. I asked for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont quite know how to even describe this little piece of heaven. Freda is just a delightful host....her cooking is to die for and not like any other B & B breakfast I have ever had! Freda...and Indy open up their home as if you...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jjeja
Response from FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&BResponded 3 weeks ago

Joyce, Jim and Cheech, so glad you found Always Inn San Clemente and we look forward to seeing the three of you again. We'd love to host more wonderful guests like you traveling with their four-legged family members. You should have seen Indy downing her...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights. The location is very convenient to downtown and the accommodations are great. The ownerFrida, makes exceptional breakfasts that kept us full all day! SHe knows a lot about the area and was very helpful in giving us...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank dkla_diann
Response from FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Diann, look forward to seeing you both in SC again. Next time bring the doggies!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Inn for a couple days and loved the amazing location with shops and restaurants all right outside the door, downtown walking, and easy jog to the ocean! The Inn is fantastic feels like you are staying with a friend, breakfast made...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Createtravel
Response from FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you were able to have a mini working vacation at Always Inn San Clemente! I love our downtown location so close to everything and am delighted guests take advantage of the shops and restaurants just steps away and our great 2.8 mile beach...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Freda and Indie (the pet) were so welcoming. The bedroom and private bathroom were clean, comfortable and very quiet, the terrace too cute, snacks were available all days. Special point for two things : Freda give us all the best addresses ( restaurants, shops, cultural...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Nolwen M
Response from FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&BResponded November 1, 2018

Nolwen, thank you so much for your kind words! Hugs to you and Paul and your family in Alsace. Please email me a photo of you both, your little boy and doggie to share with my daughter! I love living in the heart of our...More

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June 8, 2015|
Response from FredaDS | Property representative |
We have handicap ramps in the front and rear of the inn and wheelchair access to the rooms but the baths are not handicap accessible.
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"Rooms in the back very quiet."
Jul. 17, 2017
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"We stayed in The Ocean's Room - clean and bright, towards the back of the house and off of the main..."
Jul. 12, 2017
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"Stay at a Motel 6 its much cleaner!"
Jun. 23, 2017
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"There are only 3 rooms, which may be viewed on their website. We choose the larger of the three."
Apr. 22, 2017
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US$130 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesCaliforniaSan Clemente
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