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Wyong, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn was very clean, comfortable and cute. It's right opposite the beach and we loved the continental breakfast being served in a picnic basket. The staff were also very helpful and the price was very reasonable (we did travel during winter though)

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Lakewood, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent four days and three luxurious nights on Moonstone Beach at the Sea Otter Inn, and I only have great things to say about the Sea Otter. Large, spacious, immaculate, fresh-smelling room. Amenities include: mini-fridge, microwave, Keurig-style coffee machine, coffee, fireplace, comfortable beds. There is a heated pool and jacuzzi as well as an outdoor sitting area that is...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was okay, but the stay was definitely overpriced. The inn is within earshot of Highway 1. There is no breakfast room, but breakfast is delivered to the room, and the quality and choice of breakfast items is rather limited.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value for money hotel with no thrills. The garden terraces are quaint! Location is everything. No major complaints other than a loud fireplace. Walking distance to Centrally Grown and The Seachest. Moonstone Beach is dreamy!

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Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the location of the Sea Otter Inn....right across the street from Moonstone Beach! The rooms are spacious with a fireplace, a cute,private garden area, and a great continental breakfast delivered to your door in a basket!

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Glendale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a jacuzzi tub or even a regular tub look elsewhere. All the rooms have been converted to shower stalls only. Now I must admit the renovations are very nice barring the tub issue. A tip is to purchase a dinner voucher for the Cambria Pines lodge. Dinner was excellent and includes a bottle of wine.

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Diamond Springs, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sea Otter Inn for 3 nights. Reason we chose this property (there are so many choses along Moonstone Drive) was because they are pet friendly (there were several guest staying there with their dog) and breakfast was delivered to your room in a picnic basket. Check in was nice. Staff was very friendly and office had...

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Jessica L, General Manager at Sea Otter Inn, responded to this review

Hello! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I wanted to mention that we actually have 16 different cereals that we offer, several whole grain options and a couple of gluten free ones as well. When our guests don't request a specific cereal we do provide the "sugary" options as those seem to be the most popular with our...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple seaside inn in a great location by ocean and Moonstone Drive boardwalk . Heated outdoor pool and hot tub were good clean facilities. Breakfast baskets were OK. Cold and basic foods Not cheap, but probably a sign that we were a late booking for the period between Christmas and New Year.

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Sherman Oaks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite on Moonstone Beach. Rooms just feel right - well-kept, quiet. And the inn is situated with a wonderful view from your window, or just outside your door, and with easy ocean access. Great, great quality at a reasonable price. We've been many times and never disappointed.

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Pomona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrival however courtesy and kindness is required when dealing with customers/ guests. Left a terrible taste in my mouth and will be a factor in my next booking. We travel to Cambria often at least 3 times per year with at least a 3 night minimum.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Sea Otter Inn

Address: 6656 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $171 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Otter Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Sea Otter Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Cambria
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“I think any room would be good!”
 of 5 bubbles Alexlh2012, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms toward the front are farther away from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles Nomad_LA, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ones nearest the road might have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Tiger8050, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the property might have less road noise”
 of 5 bubbles DrSandraB, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rm. 126 is full ocean view; road noise is OK. The rear units near the pool are near Hwy 1.”
 of 5 bubbles NormG838, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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