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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We chose this hotel because it was listed as #1 in Cambria by Trip Advisor. The room was beautifully decorated and spacious and the bathroom was spotless. There was a deep soaking tub and I would have loved a bath, however with the numerous signs around Cambria stating that Cambria was experiencing a severe drought, I just couldn't bring myself...

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

We thank you for your thoughtful review. Attention to details is something we strive to do well, so we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. Our kitchen staff is usually very accurate, but we will discuss internal measures to prevent this from being a problem in the future. On the difference in prices, room rates vary depending on the...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 May 2014

My wife and I recently completed a trip up California Highway 1. We booked a 1 night stay in one of the ocean-view rooms, and we had a wonderful stay. The amenities were great and only outdone by the ocean view. It was incredibly relaxing to watch the sun set from our bedroom window while sharing a bottle of wine....

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

Thank you for your delightful review of your stay at Blue Dolphin Inn. We are always happy when everything comes together as planned for a lovely experience. We strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere so our guests can really appreciate this beautiful area. We appreciate you sharing your experience here.

Los Altos, California
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Usually, I catch grief from my family when I book reservations for lodging. They always find the hotels/motels I choose to be subpar. However, on our recent stay at the Blue Dolphin, I hit a home run for a change. Since we hadn't stayed in the area before, we didn't know what to expect. The Blue Dolphin exceeded our expectations...

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

We are very happy your choice was a hit with your wife! Thank you for your excellent review of the Blue Dolphin Inn. We strive to provide those extra touches that elevate your stay to a stellar experience. We could provide a normal continental breakfast, but we upgraded that so our guests have many options for customizing their morning meal....

Prescott Valley
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We spent our 40th wedding anniversary at the Blue Dolphin Inn on Moonstone Beach. Perfect location and the hotel was incredible. Clean, beautiful views of the ocean and each night we slept to the sound of the waves crashing on the shoreline. Calle and Jill were wonderful to work with and they helped to ensure our stay was perfect. We...

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

What a delightful review! We are so happy you had such a good experience for such a special occasion...and congratulations on 40 years! That is amazing. We look forward to being a part of your future anniversaries. Thank you so much for sharing your experience here, we really appreciate it!

West Trenton, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The room, the location, the service, the view - everything was wonderful. Christina was so friendly and helpful. Loved the beds and pillows, so comfortable. Incredibly relaxing to enjoy the room listening to the waves crash on the beach.

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

We want to thank you for your review. We are so pleased you had a great stay with us. We do have really great beds and bedding and we believe a good night sleep is an essential part of any hotel stay! And there is nothing so soothing as the sound of the waves at night. We appreciate your awesome...

Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Our little cottage was a dream come true! Christina was amazing and made sure everything was perfect! She even saw to it that a cake was delivered for my girlfriends birthday even though it was last minute and the "cake person" had left for the weekend!!! As a guest, you are totally spoiled. The food is great, the customer service...

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

We are guessing you actually stayed in the Moonstone Cottages, which is a part of our Cambria Inns Collection. The 3 freestanding cottages are right down the road from the Blue Dolphin Inn where you check in. These specialty cottages are a favorite for romantic getaways when you just want some time to yourselves. We hope you booked your return...

Atascadero
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Could not have ask for a better location on Moonstone Beach. Walking distance to the Sea Chest Restaurant. Room was very nice super clean great amenities. Fireplace is not a real one it is electric but still nice ambiance. Walk right across the street to the the boardwalk to walk along the beach. 3 miles from downtown Cambria and 5...

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Alameda, CA
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had one of the ground floor rooms with a patio. It was beautiful. The room was clean and the bathroom amenities lovely Breakfast brought to our room was wonderful. Perfectly prepared and delicious. The town of Cambria is very quaint I was somewhat surprised that the road between the hotel and the boardwalk was so busy....

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

We are very pleased you had such a great trip to Cambria. It is a wonderful town with lots to discover. Thank you so much for the review, we appreciate it. We hope to see you again soon.

Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 24 April 2014

The staff were very kind and accommodating, could not have been better. Booked an ocean-front room, and was given one on the ground floor, right next to the driveway. Even though it was close to the road, it was not a problem re:road noise. But the "private" patio is really a large space along the front of the hotel, partially...

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

Thank you so much for contacting staff when you had a problem, and we are happy to hear it was resolved for you. It's difficult when other guests don't behave well, and that really is rare, but we will take care of it if it happens. We thank you for the review and are happy your trip was one you...

Reviewed 15 April 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Blue Dolphin Inn for two nights and had a very pleasant time. Situated on Moonstone Beach Drive, this inn is within walking distance of the beach and a few delicious restaurants. Even though the Blue Dolphin is centrally located to a lot of action, it is very quiet. Breakfast is included and I...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: €158 - €324 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#3 Family Hotel in Cambria
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“Lower level ocean side rooms have their own spacious patio.”
 of 5 bubbles S7086SCkates, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Outstanding accomadations”
 of 5 bubbles jack_brassfield, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room withe some ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles CHRISWPERTH, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the top floor for a fantastic view of the ocean.”
  • Perfect view of the ocean.
  • Beautiful sunset from my room.
 of 5 bubbles Starwriter90, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front along the front face the ocean if you want a direct ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles K4843FYjosephf, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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