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    Blue Dolphin Inn

    6470 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1808
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    Reviewed 21 April 2015

    There are many choices in Cambria that sit on the mountain side of the boardwalk at Cambria, and this is a good option albeit one that does not offer much in terms of food. Bed was good, bathroom was fine, and the overall improvements are...More

    Thank Wayne P
    Reviewed 21 April 2015

    Founds this gem on tripadvisor, rated number #1 in Cambria and I now know why. Got a cute room with nice ocean view , located on moonstone beach. I have stayed in many spots over the years in Cambria and this was by far the...More

    Thank Bill P
    Reviewed 16 April 2015

    We stopped at the Blue Dolphin Inn on our trip down the PCH from San Francisco to Los Angeles. It was breathtaking, I have never been to a more beautiful place (and I stayed on Santa Monica beach next). We arrived and went into the...More

    2  Thank Liz S
    Reviewed 12 April 2015

    Wonderful location on Moonstone Beach. It's close to all of the action in Cambria, but the, everything is close since it is so small. Hotel staff is attentive and rooms are comfortable, although not overly spacious. Was disappointed that the property needs a bit of...More

    Thank James G
    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    The Blue Dolphin is everything you woud want in a hotel for a getaway, Birthday or Anniversary. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The rooms were clean and nicely furnished. We stayed in a downstairs ocean view room with a patio and it was...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$178 - US$402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
    • #3 Family Hotel in Cambria
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • Cambria
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    • Blue Dolphin Cambria
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    Sixto F
    31 August 2017|
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    Response from Luluguiness | Reviewed this property |
    Yes!
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    Kay S
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Karen_Fyfe | Property representative |
    We do have pet-friendly rooms at Sand Pebbles Inn, Castle Inn, and Blue Dolphin Inn. Moonstone Cottages are not have pet friendly accommodations.
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    Deborah H
    4 June 2015|
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    Response from Karen_Fyfe | Property representative |
    The patio is a large open patio with curtain dividers so not entirely private. We do have jet tubs in select rooms.
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    "Get as close to the water as possible if you cannot be in the front of hotel. Sunsets are spectacular."
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    "all of the rooms have views! get a room on the north side if possible"
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    "Ocean view is the best!"
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    "Get a room with a beach view"
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