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Always Inn San Clemente B&B

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our preference are established Bed and Breakfast inns and we found a real gem at Always Inn San Clemente B&B. This quaint property offered comfort, interesting surroundings and personalized attention. And we found the owner, Freda, has created warm eclectic accommodations and atmosphere, ideal location and personalized friendly service, with her delicious food that rivals any 5 star hotel.

Thank Carol B
Vista, California
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We got stuck in the rain when our trip from San Diego to Santa Barbara were cancelled by Amtrak in the worst storm in SOCal for at east 10 years. So to redeem our four day get away, we headed south and found the Always Inn, called Freda and she instantly assured us we'd be taken care of with warm...

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in Feb 2017. What a pleasure Freda the owner was amazing. Her home is filled with art from all over the world a garden that is amazing and she is so much fun. It was pouring down rain and being in her home was warm and welcoming not to mention she is an amazing...

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed here over the 3 day holiday ( MLK). The place was centrally located. We could walk everywhere to shops, restaurants, bars, the Cabrillo playhouse, and the San Clemente pier. The room was cozy and nice. It has a shower/bathtub with jets like a spa! Wonderful. It has a t.v. and a comfortable bed. Freda catered a lovely 5...

Thank rcande007
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Ronald, thank you so much for the 5-star review...it means a lot since you have stayed at so many amazing places and experienced the best of the best in hospitality. Look forward to hearing your Christmas CD and welcoming you both again to Always Inn or one of my beach rentals in San Clemente! Hugs, Freda and Indy

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We are regulars to San Clemente but decided to try something different so we booked a last minute stay at the Always Inn over Christmas. I'm so glad we did. The Inn was filled with the Christmas Spirit and Freda was a wonderful host. Our room was comfortable and inviting. We chatted with Freda each morning as she served up...

Thank rosed343
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Rose and Joel, Thanks so much for the review! So glad you found us and look forward to your return visit! Indy is doing well! Fazileh just left for San Francisco - she experienced the Rose Bowl Parade in person and thoroughly enjoyed the Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Casa Romantica, whale watching and the Huntington Library, Museum and...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Frieda is a wonderful hostess. We were the only family at the B&B so she made us a five and three course breakfast respectively for the nights we stayed. She was so lovely and treated us like family even though we had never met. I have been to a few B&Bs and definitely have never had breakfasts that delicious. Only...

Thank Taylor Q
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Taylor, it was such a pleasure to host the three of you; please come visit again and bring the other two children so they can enjoy the beach townhouse. Thanks again for the kind comments! BTW, I washed the baby blanket and need your address info to mail it to you. Hugs, Freda and Indy

Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I were visiting San Diego for a friends wedding. He used to live in San Clemente and we decided to take a night to explore the area. We decided on Always Inn and are so happy that we did! Freda was a phenomenal host and gave us great tips on the area. She provided EVERYTHING we could...

Thank Brianna S
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Brianna and Terence, it was such a pleasure to host you both; please come visit again and spend a few days in South OC when you go to the wedding in SLO next year. whalewatching, Catalina, Laguna.....Further south and east, the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are worth a visit along with the wine country in Temecula,...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Freda is the sweetest. The breakfast's were amazing. It was like staying with an old friend. San Clemente is beautiful. It is so peaceful and the pier is a great place to walk and watch surfers. We will be back.

Thank Cindy C
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Cindy and Darren, it was such a delight hosting you both. Look forward to your return visit...check out Freda's Favorites that I emailed you so you can return when we have one of the many special events in SC! Hugs, Freda and Indy

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Comfortable, hospitable, lovely. A gem, highly recommended. Freda is a thoughtful and highly accomplished dynamo of a lady who has created a relaxing, comfortable oasis in the heart of San Clemente. She makes an abundant, fresh, and expertly-cooked breakfast you can enjoy on the front porch, or in the mini-grotto side garden. There's always a plate of homemade cookies in...

Thank CCC9316
Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

With only a short stop planned in San Clemente on our summer vacation, for a business related event, I still could not make myself book a boring hotel room because I am a B&B fanatic. What a pleasant surprise to discover Freda and her lovely vintage San Clemente home/B&B, the Always Inn San Clemente! Located steps away from the Avenida...

Thank KathyP21842

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Always Inn San Clemente Bed & Breakfast is a charming beach close Tuscany-style inn located in the heart of the historic San Clemente downtown village. Winner of TripAdvisor's Service Excellence Award, Always Inn offers well-appointed rooms with all the amenities of a four-star hotel, without extra charges. Warm hospitality, clean room with private jetted spa baths, scrumptious breakfasts, cookies, bottled water, Belgian chocolates and fresh fruit make the inn popular with romantic getaway couples and business travelers alike. Just three blocks from San Clemente’s famed pier and beach, the inn is just steps away to 70 shops and boutiques, 50 restaurants, 12 art galleries, the Cabrillo Playhouse, the pier train station, and the beach hiking and biking trail. Guests enjoy meals on our deck, courtyard or outside patios, with palm trees, roses, gardenias, colorful vines and succulent and herb container gardens. Our family concierge service can arrange for theatre tickets, golf tee times, whale watching tours, visits to the mission, restaurant reservations, spa packages, picnic lunches, candlelight dinners in the courtyard, flowers, chocolate covered strawberries and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Always Inn San Clemente B&B

Address: 177 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, CA 92672-4040
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $201 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Always Inn San Clemente B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are only 3 rooms, which may be viewed on their website. We choose the larger of the three.”
CarolB957, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All are nice”
rroysterart, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms looked nice and were quiet.”
rcande007, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location!”
  • View from the pier at sunset!
175briannas, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tell her your needs and she will try to give you a room which fits them.”
dustinc4412016, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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