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Cliff House Inn on the Ocean

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Okay. First off, the hotel is dated. In some ways it seems like it is running on a shoe string budget. There is a well stocked continental breakfast. The WiFi works well. You can hear the people above you, or if there is anyone outside your door. The bed was comfortable and the room we stayed in was huge. We...

Thank 1Groverbeach
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are fantastic BUT the rooms are frightening. My concerns ranged from dirty walls, fears of bedbugs to whether the linens were clean. I could smell perfume on the pillows. I spent two nights at this hotel because I was committed to being on the beach and because they had a no refund policy. I won't make the same...

Thank Kris M
Corona, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have driven by this Inn for years so it was on my mental bucket list. I was lucky to get a good price for a one night Sunday stay. Parking is minimal, check in was easy and the view is spectacular. I was in room 5, a small queen room with ample space for one person. The ocean has weathered...

Thank JenJen1865
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room is not modern but then it is not meant to be a modern hotel. It is clean and comfortable and staff helpful. Had dinner in Shoals restaurant which was delicious and sat outside with spectacular view of the ocean. Nice continental breakfast in the morning.

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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This hotel has a great view, an awesome restaurant and a nice pool. The rooms were so so. It kind of seems like it's a Motel 6 in an awesome location. The continental breakfast was just that, a continental breakfast. My husband I actually drove down the street to get something else. The rooms were quiet. Parking was hard.

Thank kadele2016
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This morning it was high tide and the ocean waves were crashing 50 feet from my window! No coffee pot. Bring your own. Yes there is coffee at breakfast – a continental breakfast. Beware of the old door locks. If you turn it too far, the door remains unlocked when you leave the room. Some rooms have little refrigerators. Good...

Thank Cr1717
Los Angeles
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The location is stellar- all rooms face the ocean- on the oceanside, you can sit and enjoy your own private beach- it is not a large place- I think 24 rooms- The room was CLEAN-thankfully which means a lot to me- but worn around all the edges- my door had a piece of wood on it- just replace the door-...

Thank BackRoadsUSA
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in November during our pacific coast highway trip. Doesn't look much from the outside and its very close to the freeway but WOW the views on the other side make this so worthwhile. The room we had was on the second floor, it was basic but clean and well equipped for what we needed...

Thank Rebrob1234
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed here because of being close to the water. Our room was on the second floor with a great view. The room had been recently remodeled and was very clean, however it is still an older hotel. The staff were very friendly. The pool was great. The breakfast was delicious. This is a great hotel to stay if you...

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stop here on a bike tour it just of the highway but you can be outside and not know we had a room with sea view on second floor room was good and lots of space but best bit is to sit outside room and soak up the view Great pool that open till 10pm good breakfast with lot...

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“Get upstairs. Make sure you have a full window!”
1Groverbeach, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here. Great staff but the hotel needs a complete update & clean. I have photos but they only make this more scary.”
KrisM505, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean so all have a good view. Bring some ear plugs in case you are a light sleeper as the ocean waves never stop”
  • Room 5 Queen bed has mini fridge was very clean
  • Room 5 with the key
JenJen1865, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would choose a room on the second floor for the best view.”
kadele2016, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for corner rooms-quieter- 3rd floor will have less noise from other heavy footed clients”
BackRoadsUSA, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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