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Sea Otter Inn
Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 December 2011

The Sea Otter Inn in Cambria always fulfills out expectations. The accomodations are very comfortable, the location overlooks the ocean, and it is convienient to all activities in the locality. We have been staying here for several years and have never been disappointed.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 December 2011

We stayed there one night driving down the Californian coast - and sure would have liked to stay much longer, but having a plane to Fiji waiting for us in LA we couldn´t do that.
The location is fantastic just across the beach, where you can easy stroll along the broad walk.
The room just lovely, with comfortable beds, a fireplace (gas) that gave warmth and cosyness. Pentry and a nice little patio of your own. Continental breakfast included that you took back to your room. The staff was very friendly.. Being rather tired of driving the very curly, but beautiful coast-road from San Francisco - we just got a better and more silent room without asking. Good value for money.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank viavai_0815
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Reviewed 27 November 2011

This was our second time staying at the Sea Otter Inn across from Moonstone Beach, and both times we got an amazingly economical rate. We loved our room! It was large with 2 queen beds as well as an area that held a microwave and small frig. The bedding was comfortable and decor quite nice. Everything was clean from linens to bathroom. Look for hummingbirds in the beautiful gardens around the inn The free continental breakfast was extensive (boiled eggs, yummy pastries, toast or bagels, cereal, oatmeal, fruit, juice and coffee or a variety of teas) with trays to take food back to your room. We called to tell the staff we may be late and they willingly made arrangements for us to get our key past hours. We would be more than glad to stay again!

Room Tip: Rooms closer to the front are a bit quieter. All are ground level.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank anntd
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

My stay at Sea Otter Inn was a very pleasant one. It's location right across the beach is convenient, and allows easy access to it as well as the broad walk. By virtue of the fact that it's situated in Cambria already guarantees it that it has a wonderful scenery and backdrop. The place is simply lovely to be.
The room is very clean and well kept, and it's obvious that the housemaid takes pride in doing the work. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Breakfast is provided although you would have to bring it to either your room or anywhere else to eat. Nonetheless, I do find that the Sea Otter Inn is a worthwhile place to stay in Cambria. You would not be wrong in doing so.

  • Stayed: November 2011
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Reviewed 20 November 2011

Spent one night at the Sea Otter Inn while driving up the California coast. Room was nice and the bed was comfortable. A light breakfast was included. The staff was very friendly.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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1  Thank TRVLALOT_9
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

Beautiful property, walk out your door, look to your right and you gazing upon the ocean. Got a fantastic rate, Room furnishings lovely. Continental breakfast adequate., Definitely would love to stay there again.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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1  Thank Irene047
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Reviewed 6 November 2011

Love the Sea Otter Inn and will definitely return. The motel is located across the street from Moonstone Beach, which is definitely preferable to staying in the town of Cambria. It’s only 6 miles from Hearst Castle and about a 10 minute drive from the elephant seal beach. They have a heated pool and a hot tub that is open til 10pm. It’s about ½ the price of any of the motels on Moonstone Beach Drive (we paid $79/night off season). It’s also dog friendly, but they only have 2 “pet rooms” so book early if you bring your dog (which by the way you should – the beach is across the street!) The staff is also very nice. We had a great stay.

Room Tip: room 114 is pet friendly with 2 queen beds
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sea Otter Inn

Address: 6656 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Cambria
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
Price Range: C$196 - C$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Otter Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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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