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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved the renovated rooms as they are clean and tidy. The location of the hotel is great. My family and walked near Moonstone Beach several times. It was an excellent base for Hearst Castle. The location of Fogcatcher can't be beat! Check in was quick, efficient and 4 fresh cookies were provided along with a dinner recommendation. I love... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm VERY high maintenance, if you ask me to stay at an inn I will refuse. My family booked this inn before we had a choice to look around. After looking at photos online I was iffy about it. Let me tell you- I WAS WRONG! This is the best inn in the world. It's right on the water (across... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of several similar looking hotels/motels along Moonstone Beach. It seems like a matter of pick any one. We chose the Fogcatcher and had no complains at all.Very pleasant room with big comfy bed, perfectly good bathroom and log effect fire which looked great and threw out some welcome heat on a chilly evening. Moonstone Beach is across the road.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All of the hotels along this strip of waterfront are pretty similar in looks and of course location (each with slightly different amenities). They are not waterfront, like they look in the online photos, they are across the street. That said, the stretch of waterfront is beautiful and I think the Fogcatcher is nicer looking than the rest. Check in... More 

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Lompoc, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a find. Went for our 35th anniversary. We had a partial view room (403). Our room had a shared small porch area with chairs so we could sit out and watch the sunset on the ocean. The breakfast room was across from our room and we sat on the porch and enjoyed our breakfast. The breakfast when we were... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We definitely had the best room in the hotel. It had a fireplace and a balcony overlooking the ocean. You can hear the ocean while you were in bed and enjoy the sunset from your balcony. I'm not sure about the rest of the hotel but this room had just been renovated and it was a perfect spot to stay... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at the FogCatcher Inn now for years and we keep coming back. The location is very convenient to the town of Cambria, Hearst Castle, the Elephant Seal Rookery and right on Moonstone Beach. There is a lovely boardwalk and steps leading down to the beach right across the street.. The property underwent a complete renovation in... More 

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GM_FogCatcher_, Guest Relations Manager at FogCatcher Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Well thank you for that Awesome review. We are so happy you had an enjoyable stay with us, our goal is to strive to make your stay a great one. We look forward to seeing you and your family in the near future. Debbie More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here several times and enjoy it every time. The wifi is a bit slow and can be hard to connect to but you really shouldn't be on the internet! You should be watching the ocean and looking for moonstones. The service is excellent, rooms spotless and very quiet.

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Thank You! So glad you enjoyed your stay here and hope you can come visit with us again soon. Debbie More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Fogcatcher only for 1 night on our drive up PCH. As with most reviewers we wished we had stayed longer. Friendly staff, easy check in. Amazingly comfortable bed, fire place lit and the sound of the ocean right outside, perfect nights sleep. We live on the Jurassic Coast in England but the view here was just as... More 

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GM_FogCatcher_, Guest Relations Manager at FogCatcher Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review, So glad you were able to stay with us here at the Fog Catcher on Moonstone Beach and that we were able to make your stay a spectacular one. We hope you can make it back to visit with us again in the future. Debbie More 

Tracy, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful visit with this hotel being directly across the street from the beach and walking distance to nice restaurants. Loved the fireplace in the room, fire pit near the pool with a nice ocean view, and breakfast in the morning with an ocean view (if you eat outside). Would definitely stay there again.

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GM_FogCatcher_, Guest Relations Manager at FogCatcher Inn, responded to this review

Hi! So pleased you enjoyed staying over at The Fog Catcher inn on Moonstone beach and was able to take in the Cambria California experience. We strive to keep our guest Happy and Comfortable and are pleased to hear just that. Please come visit with us again. Debbie More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideal for romantic getaways, families and groups, FogCatcher Inn is located within easy reach of the Hearst Castle, the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, an assortment of wineries and beautiful Moonstone Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about FogCatcher Inn

Address: 6400 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1808
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: €146 - €313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — FogCatcher Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Fogcatcher Hotel Cambria
Fog Catcher Inn Cambria
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#2 Family Hotel in Cambria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“Rooms in the back (near pool are quieter) away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Sjs0712, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room by the Sea or a row back as they all have a sea view. Some rooms do have a veranda also, to sit out at night”
 of 5 bubbles harper2707, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want a little privacy, I would say ask for a back room.”
 of 5 bubbles 452traceym, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request Ocean Front - 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles 42rachaels, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We chose a room with an ocean view. It was quiet, except for the sound of the surf, which helped lull us to sleep every night.”
 of 5 bubbles quiltfairy, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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