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Reviewed 25 August 2016

this place overlooks a beautiful beach and there are plenty of places in the beautiful gardens to sit and watch the sunset. Very friendly people. Generous gifts of delicious cookies, nibbles and brownies late afternoon. Rooms are great, very clean. Breakfast is delivered each morning and includes good quality fresh fruit. Bar on site, and just a walk along the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Inn provides a comfortable cabin style experience complete with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and one of the best sunsets on the coast. We chose this place because it was doggy friendly, but we also enjoyed the complementary breakfast and the access to Hearst Castle.

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Buellton, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Pleasantly surprised about the continental breakfast delivered in a basket hanging outside your cabin door. The location was perfect for beach walking and great sea food restaurant next door, but it's a cash only restaurant, so heads up...bit pricey so make sure you know I advance they don't take credit cards at restaurant. 5:00 serve cheese and veggie, sparkling cider......

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Tucson
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Cambria Shores Inn is my friend Deb's go to place when she wants a trip to the ocean. I loved the hotel. The succulent gardens were fabulous, they love the environment where salty breezes and misty fog give them rich life. I also loved that although my own beloved dog did not make the trip with me, I had the...

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Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I almost cancelled our reservation because of the pet-friendly policy. Not to worry! The room was immaculate, had no odor, and was very light and modern. And I only heard one "woof" during our too-short stay. We could have spent a pleasant morning walking along the beach except I had booked 9:30 tickets for Hearst Castle. Give yourself enough time...

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff at the hotel were extremely courteous and friendly. Tons of little touches that make this hotel better than many others we have been to. The lawn chairs at sunset were incredibly relaxing and we had a view of the waves cresting on the beach from our bed! Amazing experience!

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Bass Lake, California, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I love staying at the Cambria Shores Inn. The people are wonderful, the rooms are clean , and the views are great. Will stay here every time I go to the central coast. The grounds are spectacular, well taken care of.

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Colorado
Reviewed 27 June 2016

In June, we enjoyed a return visit to this motel that faces the Pacific ocean. It was our 25th wedding anniversary, and this is where we got engaged many years ago. The motel has really changed...for the better! Our room had an upgraded bathroom with stone floor and new fixtures, the flat screen TV was above the working fireplace, and...

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California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had a great stay at the Cambria Shores Inn. The standard motel-style room was renovated nicely. The inn is right on the ocean and has beautiful views. The inn was very accommodating to our 140 lb Newfoundland dog, who received a welcome basket. The inn delivers breakfast to you in the morning in a picnic basket. Can't wait to...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Very good place to stay. Service is very personal. Unique way to serve the breakfast, we loved it. Best part is that we had wine and dinner is the lawn during Sunset with breath taking views. Newly renovated. We definitely recomend this hotel.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a AAA Three Diamond Property. All of our rooms have custom furniture, flat screen TVs, upgraded white linens and amenities. All rooms have rain showers and / or soaking tubs and deluxe rooms have whirlpool baths. Come relax in our beautiful rooms, and enjoy our amazing succulent gardens. Attention all Dog Lovers... We are one of the Top 46 Fido Friendly Hotels reviewed on their world tour in 2008. We are very proud of our V.I.P. program, amenities, special attention and love your 4 legged family receives. Four paws up! We do have three rooms set aside for people that do not have dogs, or have severe allergies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambria Shores Inn

Address: 6276 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1804
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: €131 - €293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cambria Shores Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“We were in room 24 which was a king room with the semi-private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles nah59, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Preferably a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles MandyC942, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 12 has the best view from the patio of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles mariesecan, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I am not sure an "ocean view (from a distance)" is worth it. You can always sit in one of their outside areas facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles CAS02, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Partial view rooms face North/South but have a view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles mikecS3910YN, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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