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Riverside, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

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 More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 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... More 

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,... More 

1 review
Reviewed 26 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 More 

Glastonbury, Connecticut
1 review
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... More 

Thank CCC9316
Ocean City, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 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... More 

Thank KathyP21842
Temecula, California
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This B&B is owned by a very sweet lady who does everything she can to help you enjoy your stay. She has 3 rooms available for rent in her house--each one is a bedroom with an attached bathroom and has a TV, stocked refrigerator, spa tub, and lots of lotion, bubble bath, shampoo, shower gel, etc., etc., plus AC and... More 

Thank dustinc4412016
FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Dear Dustin and Dennis: It was such a pleasure to host you both. How did the hash browns heat up at home? Please visit again and thank you so much for the kind words on tripadvisor.com! Hugs, Freda and Indy More 

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Frida's kindness and warmth was exactly what my sister and I needed for a weekend getaway for us to remember our mother. Great location, delicious food and comfy rooms/beds. Frida's company and that of her dog and friend filled our hearts and stomachs. ❤️

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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We do a ton of traveling and I must say, this was probably one of the nicest stays ever, mind you I do a bit of traveling. We had a warm welcome by Freda and her friend. The room was very cozy and the bed super comfortable. There was goodies at the house and fresh fruit. Freda was extremely hospitable... More 

Thank Martinez951
Cross City, Florida
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently traveled from Florida to California. We were staying in Palm Desert for the week but took a day trip to the coast to enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean I once called home. On our way back, we were both exhausted and, through TripAdvisor, found the Always Inn B&B. Fortunately, Freda had an open room... More 

Thank briarosteen
Anaheim, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The wife & I wanted to get away for the Easter Weekend at the last minute and we were lucky to book the Always Inn.. Read the reviews and knew that we could possibly be sharing the B&B home with others, which we thought may be a lil awkward. However when we arrived Freda, Host & owner greeted us and... More 

Thank Marky278926

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: £120 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Always Inn San Clemente B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Great location!”
  • View from the pier at sunset!
 of 5 bubbles 175briannas, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tell her your needs and she will try to give you a room which fits them.”
 of 5 bubbles dustinc4412016, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only 3 rooms to choose from. A little bit of late night noise from the bar half block away. Not a significant issue for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_TV_Producer, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Sea Mist is a large room and has a great parking spot.”
 of 5 bubbles MsVee81, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask her to introduce you to the shop owners to get a discount!”
 of 5 bubbles 44kimberleec, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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