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    The Little Inn by the Beach

    1819 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3245
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent15%
    • Very good42%
    • Average21%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible6%
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    “el mariachi” (2 reviews)
    “dana point” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    All reviews room was clean el mariachi dana point good size motel microwave leak
    Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

    It's a tiny little motel within a stone's throw of the beach- nothing extravagant or sexy, but extremely well kept. The room had everything you would need for an extended stay and all was in good working order and clean. I'm keeping them in mind...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    It was clean and a little dated but overall very good. It had very good air in our room and that is a necessity when I stay in a motel. The reference made to a snack basket in room is one that you must have...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

    Spent one night here after hanging with friends on my birthday...for the price the room was clean and nice...friendly service as well..not a place if you have finicky accommodation tastes but great if you're okay with a non pricey lodging

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    We enjoyed a 3-day stay here last month. This is a quaint older Hotel with personality. No pool but all the basics and nice folks working there, all of whom seem to really care about taking care of the property. Yes, it needs a little...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

    Stayed 4 nights, the king size bed was hard as a rock, the pillows were flat as pancakes. You had one fluffy towel the other was so thin you could see through. The continental breakfast was breads, coffee sometime fruit it didn't start until 8:30am...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    Room & Suite (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (6)
    Nearby Restaurants
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    138 reviews
    1.26 km away
    Hapa J's
    174 reviews
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    The Bagel Shack
    59 reviews
    .88 km away
    Biggie's Burger & More
    34 reviews
    .60 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    San Clemente Farmers Market
    15 reviews
    1.51 km away
    San Clemente Wine Company
    20 reviews
    1.47 km away
    Pizza Port San Clemente
    19 reviews
    1.57 km away
    San Clemente Municipal Golf Course
    15 reviews
    .98 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    my wife is fastidious about a clean room and common areas, can you guarantee us a clean well maintained room?
    24 December 2014|
    Response from Billylikesfop | Reviewed this property |
    Believe me, this isn't somewhere you want to go/stay. I'm not too familiar with this site but feel free to email me so I can give you a more detailed explanation. I might still have the pics Also, the dude behind the desk... More
    Floyd B
    Does it have a pool and elevator?
    31 October 2014|
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    Room Tips
    "Very little parking, so be prepared"
    LORI D, 11 months agoRead review
    "request a third floor room overlooking the courtyard"
    Georgina R, over a year agoRead review
    "Each room faces west so your sunset view is lovely."
    Kathryn L, over a year agoRead review
    "Top floor may have a better ocean view."
    WrtravlCor, over a year agoRead review
    "It is not 'by the beach', but close!"
    Dlplatt, over a year agoRead review
    "Go on the top floor to a) get best view and b) avoid anyone above you."
    LilFlink, over a year agoRead review
    "Good standard budget motel."
    Avis C, over a year agoRead review
    "Try the top or third floors in order to see over to the ocean.."
    DocDick_47, over a year agoRead review
    "Third floor a plus"
    PHANTOM2008, over a year agoRead review
    "Top floor has the best views."
    Marci S, over a year agoRead review
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