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East Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We stayed at this Inn on our way from San Francisco to LA. It is a great choice, nice, clean, well appointed, comfy bed, nice cookies and chocolates for greetings and wonderful views of the sunset and the sunrise. Everybody, especially Pam at the reception is so sweet. The whole place is just nice. Great point to relax, to hear...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. Cambria is the perfect stopping point on the LA to San Francisco drive, located exactly midway! We are always happy to hear our staff went the extra mile to provide excellent service! We appreciate you taking the time to share with future guests!

Galmpton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Cambria is the most delightful place to stay, Moonstone Bay is surreal. Sand Pebbes Inn was a real pleasure to stay in, perfect in every way, a place I shall remember for the rest of my life. Had dinner at the Sows Ear Cafe, it was the most quintessential restaurant, food was very well cooked and full of flavour. One...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We are happy to hear you had such a good time with us. We always hope our guests make wonderful memories here. And very happy you enjoyed the town of Cambria. It is a special spot.

Napa, California
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Spent two nights here - a perfect spot to attend an event inland at Atascadero. We wanted to enjoy the ocean and this is a wonderful place to do just that. Long beach walks each morning, the short distance to Hearst Castle and the proximity to the Sea Chest restaurant just a couple doors down - all good things. While...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We love how close Cambria is to wine country, but nothing compares to staying at the beach! So many great day trips in our county from Ragged Point to Avila Beach for whale watching...of course, you can always watch the coastline and see them as the journey along their migration routes.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Booked one night at a good off season rate and took an offered upgrade to balcony oceanfront on arrival. Very pleased that we did, well furnished room with great views over the road to the ocean and sunset (till the fog rolled in). Hottub and bathroom were fine but a little bland compared to the nicely decorated main room. Picked...

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Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We appreciate you sharing your tips with future guests, it is always helpful to hear what discoveries our guests make in their journeys. We are happy your visit to California included a stop in Cambria, many native Californians don't even know about this idyllic spot!

Pune, India
Reviewed 28 April 2015

~ ~ On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air ~ ~ Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light ... My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim I had to stop for the night ~ ~ The was exactly my situation when I drove...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. Your vivid description really paints the picture! We are happy you made it inside and got to enjoy the room, it can get a bit chilly at night along the coast...as you discovered! Cambria is indeed a little piece of paradise tucked along the coast and the pine trees. We are...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We spent a night in Cambria on our way from Riverside to San Francisco, and based on reviews decided to try the Sand Pebbles Inn. We are so glad we did. Our room was clean and comfortable, and the bathroom was quite roomy. We had a bit of a view of the ocean, which was nice. I loved that there...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We are happy your experience was so good. Our sister property, Blue Dolphin Inn, is a slightly more upscale hotel perfect for adults wanting to have a quiet getaway.

Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2015

As we traveled along the southern route of HWY 1 towards San Diego we stayed at the Sand Pebbles for 1 night. The reception area was staffed with friendly, professional people and check in was simple. There is plenty of car space for parking. Everyone associated with the Sand Pebbles was very polite and accommodating. Our room was on the...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We appreciate you sharing your experience. It is a great way for future guests to know what to expect. We searched for the perfect mattresses and bedding to maximize sleep quality. Our pillows are so well loved, we ended up offering them for sale!

Daly City, California
Reviewed 19 April 2015

There's not too much I can say that the other reviews haven't said. We had a comfortable stay lasting less than 12 hours. The bed was nice and the room was sufficient. It wasn't high-class or modern, but it was fine. There's a restaurant with good food 300 yards away open until 10PM called the Sea Chest. There's free breakfast...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We appreciate you sharing your experience with future guests. We do have a soft water provided as Cambria's water tends to be quite hard naturally, we know it takes a bit of getting used to but it does leave your hair and skin really nice and soft. And yes, Cambria is...

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 3 April 2015

This hotel is right across the street from Moonstone Beach with its boardwalk for great strolling along the ocean. The room is nicely appointed with a very comfortable bed and fireplace. The continental breakfast was adequate. Overall, this is a great place to stay. Next time I'd like to try the sister property Blue Dolphin Inn.

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Sand Pebbles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. It is so nice for our future guests to have a chance to hear from past guests. In addition to Blue Dolphin Inn, we have Moonstone Cottages, 3 freestanding unique cottages, and our family and budget-friendly property is Castle Inn.

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at the Sand Pepples Inn. The accommodations were very good....king-size, comfortable bed and the bathroom was just right, not too small and sufficient counter space for toiletries and cosmetics. We both noted how comfortable the bed pillows were and we discovered that they even see their pillows to their guests! The soft...

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Thank you for your review of Sand Pebbles Inn. We never intended to sell pillows, but we had so many requests that we had to accommodate them! We took great effort in selecting quality amenities and luxurious bedding so our guests could enjoy a great night's sleep...and the waves really make it the perfect combo for relaxation.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated atop Moonstone Beach, the rooms and accommodations at Sand Pebbles Inn are perfectly appointed for all types of travelers. Our location is situated right off famed California Highway One, and convenient for people traveling up or down this magnificent coastline. Families or friends will find our mid-scale boutique property wonderfully convenient to everything Cambria and the Central Coast has to offer, including world famous Hearst Castle, just ten minutes to the north. Our staff will happily share local knowledge to help you discover the lesser-known Cambria attractions. Our full oceanview rooms provide the most extensive views of the Pacific Ocean and Moonstone Beach. Most rooms have partial ocean views and are only steps from the two-mile boardwalk overlooking the beach, tide pools, and daring surfers. The property is tastefully appointed with coastal influences and treasures found on the beach. Settle into our pillowy soft beds and enjoy a movie from our collection of free titles. Laugh with your family as you play a game of Monopoly from our selection of board games. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Cambria, Sand Pebbles Inn will surely add to your experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Pebbles Inn

Address: 6252 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1804
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $225 - $444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sand Pebbles Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Sand Pebbles Hotel Cambria
Sand Pebbles Cambria
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#1 Family Hotel in Cambria
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“GO for the ocean views!!”
 of 5 bubbles ellenp57, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles Pattymax17, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is nice to have an ocean front room, but take just a few steps and you can sit on one of their Adirondack chairs and watch the shores. Besides, it will save you a lot of money. ”
 of 5 bubbles JohnH684, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would make a reservation way in advance to you can be assured of a direct ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles 471johns471, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Standard King is fine with lower price and still get some ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles OneCooCoo, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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