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Ocean View Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2014

They say a picture paints a thousand words, but the one I saw on the website indicated a charm that was not borne out in reality. Right on Highway 1 with an ocean view which was why I picked it. The ocean view and sunset from the private deck of my penthouse suite on the top floor was obscured by...

1Thank PGG6450
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We picked Ocean View from a web-search of possible over-night stops on our road trip south from San Francisco to Monterey. The hotel's own website gives an impression of classy luxury which was not borne out by our experience. It is right beside Highway 1 - convenient for a stop-over but this very busy road (and a grove of trees)...

1Thank Nick_and_Roosa
Martinez, California
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The location is a definite plus as it is close to Half Moon Bay and several state parks (lots of good hiking). Though the room was big and roomy, the inn itself is very old and does need updating. They advertise "jacuzzi tubs" but there are notices at the inn and in each room that tell you not to use...

Thank jobe5
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Huge and comfy room; loved the little deck outside my room. Inn is in good location - easy to get around into the various beach towns. Historic building - if you want perfection, stay at the Ritz Carlton. The Inn is an excellent value, and I'll definitely stay there again!

Thank Leslie L
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Room was a great size - love the couch! Breakfast at the bakery next door was goodvalue for money. Not much going on in the town though - good little place if just passing through. Room was clean and well stocked. Wifi was quite weak.

Thank helen_cook82
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Last weekend, I took my girlfriend (now fiance)to the Half Moon Bay area for her birthday. Little did she know I'd be proposing to her. I took her to Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, only but a few minutes away from Ocean View Inn. She said Yes! I had visited a week in advance to view this beautiful area. Despite some of...

1Thank Masonmontion
Cupertino, California, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2014

I stayed at the Ocean View Inn to attend the Half Moon Bay Marathon in September - I had read a lot of reviews on TripAdvisor that initially made me a little wary about this hotel, and was pretty much expecting to have a bed to crash in; anything else would have been pretty much a bonus. I probably would...

Thank Arthur C
Pacifica, California
Reviewed 18 November 2013

My husband and I stayed here last night and thought the place was adorable and a great value. We're glad we ignored some of the negative reviews and tried it out. We were lucky to stay on a night where the ocean view penthouse was free and they gave us an upgrade. We LOVED the room with its vaulted ceilings,...

2Thank pachamamajeanne
Pacifica, California
Reviewed 18 November 2013

My husband and I stayed here last night and were kindly upgraded to the penthouse ocean view room. It was adorable and a great value. I saw some of the negative reviews and am glad we went with our instincts and came anyway. It's important to note that this place has great history and their in the process of renovating...

1Thank pachamama67
El Dorado Hills, California, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Overall in need of many repairs. Found used floss pick on the bedside table. Carpet was stained with grease. Arm chairs covered blankets to hide tears and stains. Windows that didn't close and curtain rods falling off the walls. Checked out a day early and no return call from the GM to refund the last night's stay. The clerk at...

7Thank Cheryl S
OceanViewInn, Manager at Ocean View Inn, responded to this review

Hello Cheryl, I find your review misleading and untrue, but never the less your perception. Typically if a guest is not happy with the room/accommodations they immediately come down and notify the front desk. You stayed one night without any comments and then decided to leave, which is not the norm. You stand corrected that you were refunded for a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated 20 minutes south of San Francisco between Half Moon Bay and Pacifica on California's beautiful Pacific Coast. Originally built as the first mansion & residence in what then was called Farallon City, our historic property still echoes its turn-of-the-century heritage with its contemporary coastal-inspired decor, specious suites & penthouses with all the comforts of home. All of the inns nine rooms have large shared or private sundecks with ensuite bathrooms. Complimentary WiFi, premium channel lineup with 42" HD flatscreens, free parking and a mouthwatering continental breakfast hosted by Montara Cafe & Bakery. Walk to the Montara State Beach and watch the sunsets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean View Inn

Address: 8425 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037 (Formerly Farallone Inn)
Region: United States > California > Montara
Price Range: $249 - $606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All room are newly renovated and great amenities! Don't let outside of building or parking lot deter you.....go in!”
  • Very spacious room!
Jzm0903, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the Ocean View Balcony's are great!”
  • Balcony
bellerjeff, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check out The structure of the building first it's needs repair it's falling apart”
theresaf769, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The outdoor decks are a real treat.”
SamNoir, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Quiet, darker rooms are in the back. South side, you hear the gas station compressor.”
  • The lovely room #9
blueworld356, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
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