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Sea Otter Inn
Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Moonstone Beach is a beautiful stretch of the California coast. Being able to walk down a pathway to the beach from the Sea Otter Inn is perfect. There's a long line of inns there, but we've returned to Sea Otter Inn because we love it. There are a small number of rooms, it's near a terrific restaurant, and management is always friendly and helpful. On the beach, we collect stones that wash in from the tide and can see the heads of seals and (we think) sea otters in the distance.

Room Tip: Rooms toward the rear, near the swimming pool, are more quiet away from the road, although there may...
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

There is nothing fancy about the Sea Otter Inn although cleanliness counts for a lot with me. The place was a bit spendy but so are all the hotels along Moonstone Beach cause you're paying for the location. The free breakfast, which you pick up on a tray in the office (really quite impressive how they fit it all in!) & bring back to your room, was really good. They had it all: pastries from a local bakery, fruit, yogurt, hardboiled eggs, cereal & oatmeal. The only disappointment we had was the so-called fireplace. It is controlled by the thermostat & the glass was so fogged up that we couldn't even see the small flame.

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Reviewed 24 August 2013

Fell over this motel during a trip down Route 1. Absolutely charming, Rooms were clean and spacious. Pool was warm, Breakfast was included and really good. The walk along the broad-walk in the morning mist was a highlight of my holiday. I saw lots of sea mammals - very beautiful.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

We rented 3 rooms at the Sea Otter Inn. All rooms were comfortable and clean. The service was great and the pool was a lot of fun. Nothing fancy here just a nice place to stay. My kids said it was their favorite hotel on our week long trip.

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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Clean and cozy room. We stayed in the suite with a private patio, two rooms, 2 bathrooms and a fireplace. Cute but expensive at 300+ a night for the weekend. It had two pull sofa beds. One was fine. The other was quite uncomfortable. The mattress was noticeably more shallow and you could feel the bars underneath. Pool was nice and warm. Jacuzzi was fine. Breakfast was in the very small lobby and hard to maneuver if there were more than two people getting food. You bring the food back to your room. Friendly staff.

Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Very clean, comfortable rooms. Great location right across from Moonstone Beach. Walking distance to a couple restaurants. Easy, short drive into town. Generous breakfast. Helpful, friendly staff. We'd stay here again.

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Additional Information about Sea Otter Inn

Address: 6656 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Cambria
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
Price Range: £97 - £199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Otter Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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 
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