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Kingston, NY
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We chose this place on a whim, and were lucky to get a room just for one night from Sunday-Monday. Each room is themed (we were in The Hunt, the safari themed room), which we enjoyed. Plenty of room for us and our son took the adjacent private bedroom. Beds were plush and very comfortable. Plenty of towels, coffee, cups,... More 

Thank MicDelp
Covina, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This quaint, intimate, and peaceful place is magical in removing your stress. Extremely well kept and clean. The work of love that Rick and Rebecca have built is amazing. The garden is like no other. Not sure where I would linger longer....in the garden or one of the uniqe rooms.

Thank thenurse2
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

What a beautiful thing to say. Thank you so much! We look forward to the next time you find yourself lingering in our gardens! More 

Richmond, Vermont
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The rooms are always clean and beds are very comfortable. The decor is unique and shows the care Rick and Rebecca give this place. You can't help but relax sitting in Rebecca's garden with the surf pounding in the distance. We just keep coming back to the Seaside Motel. Wouldn't think of staying anywhere else.

Thank Marcy H
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Marcy! Always a pleasure to have you. More 

Escondido, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stayed here on the first night of my motorcycle adventure up the California coast on 9/19/16, and it was just what I needed after riding from San Diego.Clean quite and comfortable . Rick and Rebecca were also very accomodating by allowing me to keep my motorcycle near my room ( Fish Fantasy) .The motel is in walking distance to every... More 

Thank Tom M
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure, Tom! We're glad you found rest at our little place and do look forward to your next trip through. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival you might think you arrive in a place of the past century. Lovery rooms all with a specific theme. We had tea for two - teapots everywhere - in the lamps on the shelves and even a small lamp in the bathroom was a very small teapot. Although a bit oldfashioned the place was immaculately clean and all... More 

Thank MH74F
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Oh dear, yes Rick and I should be retired by now! We are aged and thrilled to be grandparents of four beautiful grand babies. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you next time you come this way! More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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112 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Romantic place. Close to the beach. Well maintained. All rooms have a specific highlight. We had tea for two. And it was charming. Wifi is good. And the rooms are clean and well equiped. Hosts are very friendly and helpfull.

Thank Theov1
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

So happy you found yourself comfortable. Hope to see you again! More 

Auberry, California
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129 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We were back on the central coast and the only place we will stay is at the Seaside Motel. Rick and Rebecca are the best hosts!! The rooms are very clean and quaint. Love the atmosphere. Just love it here been coming back for more than 30 years...It is that nice!!

Thank papamac56
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

36 years we've been here, can you believe it?! Thank you for being one of our longest guests! Your reviews and good word keeps us in the biz! More 

Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I booked the Seaside Motel for one night on our trip from San Francisco to LA (based on reviews) and it was fantastic. The place is quirky and wonderful because of it. Our Fish Fantasy room was exceptionally clean and the bed very comfortable. The owners are friendly and helpful and keen to make sure that their guests are happy.... More 

Thank GMcE6018
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you appreciate our unique town and rooms! Glad to have had you. More 

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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This small courtyard type motel is very well managed by friendly, informative owner operators. The rooms are very clean and well kept. The garden area is relaxing. City attractions and beach access are very walkable from its city center location.

Thank DoYork
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thanks! After living here over 35 years, it's easy to point our guests to just the right spots. Safe travels! More 

Fresno, California, United States
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7 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were looking for an overnight stay for a quick weekend getaway to the coast. Seaside Motel had a room at a reasonable rate! This is a family owned motel and the owners are very gracious. The garden is so relaxing. My only comment would be make sure you take your own shampoo and conditioner.

Thank Lolretta T
Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Half way between San Francisco and Los Angeles, and just a stroll away from the sand and beach, the Seaside is a home away from home! Each charming room is unique in decor, all sprinkled with gifts from their ever-loving customers. The back garden patio can be found softly buzzing with wine sippers, book readers and chit-chats! Summer rates range from $110 - $180 Winter rates range from $80 - $110 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaside Motel

Address: 42 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1640
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cayucos
Price Range: €89 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Seaside Motel Cayucos
Seaside Hotel Cayucos
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Cayucos
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cayucos
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