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Los Angeles
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an old style motel that was upgraded nicely to a small boutique place. There are garden areas, some random chairs to watch the ocean and 2 sitting areas around gas fire pits outside. Many people enjoy the sunset while tasting the day’s purchases from the plethora of winery’s nearby. There are a A.A busting number of wineries within...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the outside it looked like a glorified motel but was surprisingly cozy inside with good amenities including a gas fireplace which was very welcome since it was cold and raining. The staff was very pleasant and helpful and we would definitely return.

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Long Beach Towns
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Sea Otter has nice rooms with fireplaces and private patios. The picnic baskets with the continental breakfast provides a nice touch. The front desk is extremely helpful. We recommend the Sea Otter.

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my second time staying here--this time as a solo traveler --last time with a family of four. This is a quaint and quiet motel right across from Moonstone Beach and the plank walkway. Coffee, tea and cookies always available in the office. Yes it is older--but built back in the day when they knew how to build quality...

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Scottsdale
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is superb, love the sitting areas on the property. The breakfast delivery is interesting.and with the rainy weather we had it worked out great. The town of Cambria is quaint and there is so much to see on the coast. we enjoyed our time there.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We drove from LA to San Francisco so choose The Sea Otter for our half way point. Such a cute location. We arrived after dark, pulled up to the sound of the sea. The Sea Otter is a small motel like place with a heated pool right on the sea edge. Perfect location. Rooms were clean and had a fire...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location for $99 a night, by the sea, the elephant seals and Hearst Castle. Clean and comfortable. Fireplace heating. Great winter bargain. The breakfast delivered to the room is a good ideas but the pastries are not particularly good.

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Lompoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getaway from life in the picturesque town of Cambria. This hotel is right across from the ocean, and near 'downtown'. The pool and Jacuzzi were clean, which is huge for me, but the pool towels are small and itchy, and the front desk doesn't part with them easily. Awesome breakfast delivery included with room!

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this hotel for the first time and were pleased with it. It is across the road to the cliff-top boardwalks; with stairs to the beach. The front desk is friendly and helpful with good dining suggestions (Moonstone is a few doors down the street, and good). The WiFi was mostly good. The first morning the hot water was...

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Santa Cruz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Price point is awesome, you really get what you pay for! Including the breakfast delivery, that was such a nice touch. Coffee makers had solid coffee! Shower was slightly lukewarm, but nothing too serious. Dog friendly, right next to the ocean. <3

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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: £100 - £207 (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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“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
“I stayed in a room that faced the parking lot, but I could hear the ocean, and it was very quiet. There are a couple of ocean facing rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 644karinw, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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