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Inn at Calafia Beach

2.1 km from San Clemente centre
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2341 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3256
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San Diego
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Yes, it is sort of retro and quirky but basically a very small room without adequate ventilation and the smell of old. It was clean but not really. The headboard in the "2nd" bedroom (actually just a very large closet full of a bed) was filthy and stained and grossed us out. Also the carpet was stained and dirty and...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Arriving At the Inn at Calafia Beach on Auust 31, it was quite warm.Shocked to discover there was no air conditioning I told the manager ,Dana, that it was impossible to sleep in such a hot room.Her response was that I just had to deal with it and keep the windows open. I am a single woman traveling alone and...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We stayed 3 days at the Inn on our road trip along the Californian coast - specifically in San Clemente as my husband wanted to surf the Trestles. After reading bunch of reviews on tripadvisor we found this Inn and luckily they had still a room available (we literally called 5 minutes before we wanted to check in). The rooms...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Dragged the husband to a beach trip for his birthday...(yes, it's his b-day, but I needed the trip!). Looked into San Clemente after a recommendation from a colleague who said we'd "love it!" Hotels weren't easy to find--lots were booked up & ones that only looked mildly swanky were over-priced. So, with so many great reviews on TripAdvisor, I booked...

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phoenix
Reviewed 15 July 2012

we showed up 30 minutes early for check in,our room was ready.dana was wonderful she was patient.even though i had more ppl in my party than she was aware of she was still helpful.the room was clean and cute. it wasa 2 bedroom and there was plenty of room for 4 kids and 3 adults.beds were comfortable and clean.the breeze...

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Chino Hills, California, USA
Reviewed 18 June 2012

A throw back to the sixties, the Inn At Calafia in San Clemente is sure to delight those travelers looking for a fun get away to this beach side community. Whether it's a day trip to Disneyland or a sunny afternoon at the beach, the Inn At Calafia provides the perfect place to make your escape from the grind a...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 June 2012

i feel badly writing this, the woman at the office was very nice but i am pretty disappointed with this place and i've only been here since 5 p.m. i was really looking forward to staying here based on the reviews i read on tripadvisor. the location is really good, super-close to downtown san clemente, it's inexpensive and they have...

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innatcalafiabeach, General Manager at Inn at Calafia Beach, responded to this review

Dear Kara- I am SO sorry! I left you a voicemail yesterday morning, when I realized our agregious mistake. My housekeeper had told me about needing to replace the toilet seat and it completely slipped my mind. That was a horrific thing to have slip my mind. I only wish you had come up to the office to let me...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Dana saved us from the La Vista Inn down the street. We stayed there one night and I was going to sleep in the car rather than stay there again. She was so nice and friendly. The rooms are cute and clean! The place just feels good and has a good vibe to it. It is also close to lots...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Decided to stay the night after our family Christmas eve gathering in San Clemente. We'd been driving from vacation in Tahoe and after 8 hours in the car, were thankful for the comfortable bed. Spending Christmas eve here is becoming as much a tradition as visiting family in San Clemente. Compared to other options around, this is the best place...

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Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy
Reviewed 4 November 2011

The rooms are nice and clean, the location is safe and quiet. I stayed in the Shaggy room, it was very comfortable and clean, the bathroom was fine and there was plenty of space in the room. The lady at the front desk is really nice and welcoming, the service is really good. I absolutely recommend it, the price is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Clemente surf motel- less than a mile away from the beach but not crowded as other beach towns. Friendly and Helpful management. Every room has a fridge and AC/Heating units and is a little different . Outdoor shower, a kitchen sink and a microwave in central Gazebo area. Steps away from OC Tavern and other restaurants and entertainments. 16 room carpet free, beach motel with free parking, great hospitality, digital TV and outdoor seating. Cool, fun, retro motor lodge- clean and efficient. No, it's not the Ritz so please don't review us based on Ritz standards. We do the best we can with what we've got and most people really enjoy the property. We back up to the golf course and are a mile from San Clemente State Beach. Boogie board offered upon request. Close to Camp Pendleton, Trestles. About 30 min from LEGO land. Pet friendly rooms available upon request. ... more   less 

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Address: 2341 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3256
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $109 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn at Calafia Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“They're all great!”
 of 5 bubbles TopChef7, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Do not accept room one. Little furnishing. Right on the road.”
 of 5 bubbles CWS55, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I'm sure there are much better places to stay in San Clemente”
 of 5 bubbles 915lauries, 18 May 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay in room 14!”
  • floor fan just doesn't keep the room cool...need to open the door, but with a toddler...dangerou
  • small, mildew, slippery floors, only two towels
  • moldy handles, slippery tiles, no shower curtain so we had to wipe the floors after each shower.
  • trash overflowed all day cause it wasn't taken out!
 of 5 bubbles Ninasanna, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“I was in room 2.. No complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles Knarf63, 11 Dec 2012 | Read review
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