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Fresno, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at many properties along Moonstone Beach but this was our first at the Cottages. We stayed in the first cottage in the front and it has a fabulous unobstructed view of the ocean. The amenities were terrific and we were not disappointed. We will definitely return and request the same cottage.

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Upland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and were sorry it wasnt a longer stay. The room was fantastic from the major things like the spa tub, fireplace, and view to the minor things like the towel elephant in the bathroom. Breakfast in a box for breakfast at the beach was also such a nice touch.

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Cambria for sure once a year and are starting to come twice a year. We would not consider staying anywhere else, except the Blue Dolphin Inn. Friendly staff, great cook and so quiet. Very romantic, also.

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New Castle, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a pet room with our dog and it was just lovely. Everyone was very accommodating and the breakfast was very good. We were able to park right by the door and had quick access to outside. If we're in the area again, we will surely stay again.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable, and though it was just around the corner from the front desk, it was very quiet. We had to leave early to make a 9am reservation, and the staff made sure we had breakfast before we left. Breakfast by the way was delicious. The only bad thing was we were only there for one night....

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miami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Dolphin to break up our drive from LA to SF. The Inn is located directly across the street from the Pacific Ocean. The Inn has a parking lot in back on the upper level by the Lobby Reception. We wee greeted and take to our clean spacious room on the same level. Our view to...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been at least 5 yrs since I have been here and not much has changed. The room looks exactly the same. Service is very friendly , breakfast brought to your room with the newspaper and a good view of the water . What more could you ask for? A step ladder for the bed ! You might think...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are happy to hear you are still enjoying your visits to Cambria. We will review the stepladder idea! We will see you next time.

New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended that we check out Cambria while we were touring the Central Coast last week. I booked us into the Blue Dolphin for a night and am very happy that we chose to stay there. Our room had a wonderful view of the Pacific that only added to the charms of this attractive and comfortable inn. The desk...

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Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are happy that your visit met your expectations, and thanks to your friend for suggesting us. The views are hard to beat and the ocean sounds are mesmerizing. We look forward to seeing you next time.

San Mateo, California, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, friendly staff, fair price, clean, fireplace, updated rooms with ocean view. Breakfast is delivered to room. Coffee in room. Off street parking. We had a room with 2 double beds which were difficult to find.

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Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. Happy to hear that you and your sister found a perfect spot for your getaway...and that we had a room to suit your needs.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique hotel in Carmel. It has a spectacular view of the ocean on the most beautiful property . The staff are most accommodating and even have a shuttle to take you anywhere you want to go in town and then pick you up. Our room came with a fabulous breakfast with a beautiful porch and great...

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Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are actually in Cambria, not Carmel...and we don't have a pool...so you probably didn't stay here, but maybe next time! We are located near Hearst Castle in the picturesque village of Cambria, also with ocean views. We are certain you will find our staff to be as wonderful as your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for the perfect place to escape and enjoy everything Cambria and Moonstone Beach have to offer, Blue Dolphin Inn is the ideal place. Tastefully appointed guestrooms providing every detail offer a sophisticated environment in this adult-only property. Blue Dolphin Inn is situated steps from the beach and seaside boardwalk that runs two miles along the coast. Take in the scenic sunsets while sipping a glass of renowned local wine. The six full oceanview specialty rooms feature places in the world where dolphins are found in abundance. The lower full oceanview rooms provide spacious patios to delight in the scenery and coastal breezes. The upper level full oceanview rooms allow unparalleled seascapes. Breakfast is individually prepared from a selection of foods designed to fulfill every appetite. If a celebration of any kind is in order, Blue Dolphin Inn is a perfect place to recognize an accomplishment or milestone. Grab a loved one or meet an old friend for an unforgettable getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Inn

Address: 6470 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1808
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: €156 - €329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Dolphin Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Blue Dolphin Hotel Cambria
Blue Dolphin Cambria
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria
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“Loved listening to the surf all night long!!...Room was exceptional”
 of 5 bubbles E4649MNpatriciab, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure the fireplace is working before you book. It is your only source of heat.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwQ7536TA, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in one of the front cottages so you can enjoy the ocean view sunset from your patio!”
 of 5 bubbles uplandbabs, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I hesitate giving a room tip so that it doesn't become so popular that we can't get it when we want it. If you have a favorite room, book it well in advance. All of the rooms are very well decorated and you can't go wrong with any of them. The six rooms with direct views of the ocean are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles drbrian101, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although we didn't have an ocean view room, if you can afford the upgrade, you won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles mntngirl69, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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