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    Blue Dolphin Inn

    6470 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1808
    +1 855-971-2007
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good18%
    • Average4%
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    “picnic style” (17 reviews)
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    Reviewed 30 September 2015

    Wonderful hotel we highly recommend staying here! We had made a reservation as we were traveling down the coast for our honeymoon. I had arranged for a room that faced the ocean and this room didn't disappoint! Beautiful kig size four poster bed with windows...More

    Thank Susans1217
    Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

    Loved this hotel and will definitely return. I had to arrive later at night due to some car troubles, and they couldn't have been nicer. They reassured me that when I arrived someone would be there to greet me and get me settled. I arrived...More

    Thank Michelle S
    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    Our room made our stay memorable at this adorable inn. We had a room on the first floor with a patio that had an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. Loved the blankets that we could snuggle with as we sipped a great glass of...More

    Thank CathyLynne
    Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded 25 September 2015

    Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We love hearing that you had a great stay with us and that you had a chance to explore the lovely town of Cambria. It is quite charming and just 6 miles from Hearst Castle!

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    A wonderful surprise after a long day of travel and touring of Hearst Castle. We were warmly greeted and very surprised to be upgraded to a cottage. Our SeaScape cottage was well appointed with a beautiful newly updated bathroom. A little noisy from street traffic...More

    Thank Bubs189
    Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded 25 September 2015

    Thank you for your review. Actually, you stayed at our sister property, Moonstone Cottages. We have 3 freestanding cottages, each uniquely decorated, and all right on Moonstone Beach Drive. It is a delightful way to feel like you have your own little house at the...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2015

    Great location, just steps from the beautiful beach and a nice easy-to-walk boardwalk. We were greeted immediately every time we entered the lobby (through the back of the building) and there was always ice water or coffee/tea available. Room 100 is a standard king room...More

    Thank threekidmama
    Response from Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Blue Dolphin InnResponded 25 September 2015

    Thank you for your review of Blue Dolphin Inn. We are happy that almost all of our guests enjoy the picnic breakfast we provide... and perhaps those who were disappointed expected a full breakfast? We hope you have a chance to return and explore the...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$159 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
    • #3 Family Hotel in Cambria
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • California >
    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • Cambria
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    25 November 2017|
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    Response from franco3dudes | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure about pets. Probably just need to call and ask.
    Sixto F
    31 August 2017|
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    Response from MillsTravelers | Reviewed this property |
    No. No need with ocean breeze.
    Kay S
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Karen_Fyfe | Property representative |
    We do have pet-friendly rooms at Sand Pebbles Inn, Castle Inn, and Blue Dolphin Inn. Moonstone Cottages are not have pet friendly accommodations.
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    "West end has ocean views, but is next to the road - not sure about the traffic noise. We stayed at the east..."
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