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Castle Inn

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have stayed at Castle Inn on many occasions. It's moderately priced, all rooms face (to a point) the beautiful ocean view, and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The one thing that could improve are the scratchy towels. We have even taken several friends up to Cambria and stayed at Castle Inn and I know they have returned at...

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Yuba City
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The grounds were nice and clean and so was the room. Staff was friendly and pet friendly hotel . Close to Hearst castle a must see. Beautiful beach moonstone . Lots of good food down town . Don't forget to go see the elephant seals!

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017

room is small but has everything you need and is very clean, and very comfortable bed and pillows! We paid extra for an Ocean view but this was our 2nd stay and last time we didn't pay extra and still had a partial ocean view. Breakfast is basic but was enough to hold us through lunch.

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2017

we live in texas so we don't get to see the ocean often. the views were great. and you didn't have to leave the room to see the ocean. The restaurant was close and the walk along the boardwalk was breathtaking.

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Fresno
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice quaint place on the central coast. The views are awesome with just a few short steps to the boardwalk on moonstone beach. Rooms are very adequate and clean. A swimming pool and spa are available when the weather is convenient. Castle Inn is a great place to relax and take in the sights.

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The room was clean the view was gorgeous and the breakfast was deeelish! I'll be back in October for sure and I'll be staying at castle inn. Thank you for such a wonderful relaxing experience. Until next time cheers

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Kerkhoven, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very clean, good breakfast, friendly staff, close by attractions, we stayed because we planned to go to tour the Hearst Castle, we did it was great. Then we were told of the Elephant Seals on the beach about 1 mile north of the castle, that was fascinating

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We booked a relatively inexpensive stay, not knowing what to expect as we had not ever been to the area. It was a pleasant stay, with simple, but very clean accommodations and we were surprised to have a continental breakfast to be included in the price.. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful with getting around the area. It was...

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Meadow Vista,CA
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! We have really enjoyed our stay. Robert (Gauge's dad). Was great. Though we booked a second story ocean view room my husband is not well enough to do the stairs at this time. Robert not only gave us a different room with a ocean view but saved money on top of that. He also gave us several dinner recommendations...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We are pleased you were able to switch to a more appropriate room and that you were well taken care of by our staff. We love sharing our favorite places with guests. The staff truly wants everyone to have a great stay with us.

Rosamond CA
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I usually stay at the Castle Inn each summer when I come to Cambria. First of all, the motel staff are always very friendly and helpful. They tell you about the local area and recommend places to visit and local restaurants. The motel is right on Moonstone Beach across the street from the boardwalk. The boardwalk is just above the...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Castle Inn. We love hearing from our regulars. Castle Inn was one of the original motels on Moonstone Beach Drive and right across the street at low tide, you can explore the tide pools, another fascinating look at coastal life. We wanted Castle Inn to be a nice, clean, affordable option for families. The...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It was one of the very first motels built along the Cambria coast when cattle still roamed on Moonstone Beach Drive. The property boasts one of the best geographical locations on the beach. Right in front of the lodge are amazing tide pools to discover sealife, gorgeous lookouts, Leffingwell Landing Park and a wide-open beach upon which to stroll. The grounds at the Inn are broad and situated with comfortable sitting areas for enjoyable ocean viewing and people-watching. All of the guestrooms offer views of the ocean, but the upstairs rooms provide an excellent vantage point to watch the daily sunsets. The rooms at Castle Inn are simple but more than adequate to provide a wonderful stay at the beach. It is our intention to make the property one of the best values along Moonstone Beach and a great option for families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Inn

Address: 6620 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: €107 - €248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Castle Inn By The Sea Hotel Cambria
Castle Hotel Cambria
Castle Motel Cambria
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“Second floor has better views of the ocean.”
kylesY3711UL, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for the second floor. On the first floor you will hear the second floor guests walking”
AlanS103, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are good.”
rnratwaldenwest, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check the tiny room fridge in the closet, ours was set to high and unfortunately our milk, gourmet cheeses and vegies froze :-( These things do happen so just be aware....”
870lynnew, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for upstairs rooms. ”
hulasun1017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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