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Seaside Motel

42 S Ocean Ave, Cayucos, CA 93430-1640
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  • Cayucos Pier
    0.4 km
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 9 September 2016
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Perth, Australia
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....

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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.

Katy, Texas
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.

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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!

Fresno, California, United States
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.

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you!

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 30 July 2016

On a lovely, romantic getaway, we were pleasantly surprised by our stay in "fish fantasy". It was clean, cozy, very romantic and perfect for our plans to just relax by the ocean in a quaint location. Thank you, Rick and Rebecca for such a wonderful experience. Actually, it was so enjoyable that we came back for a second night on...

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Oh we did love having you twice! So glad we could provide a little haven for your getaway. Looking forward to your next trip...

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The place has quaint small rooms that give it a boost over other places in Cayucos - there is no sea view but the beach is an easy walk - The rooms get noise from the street but later it gets more quiet as there is not much to do in Cayucos after sundown.

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear our little place made it to the top of your Cayucos list! You must have missed our garden patio with an ocean view... I'm sure it would have loved it!

Norway
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I usually gag at cute or charming but not this time. This quaint little motel is a throwback to earlier decades--in a positive way. Charming and immaculately clean. Wonderful location in this charming town. You can hear the ocean waves from the room. Good wifi,

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Haha, glad you didn't choke on our cuteness! Can't beat those ocean waves at night. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Have been coming to the Seaside for well over 25 years. Our home away from home. Rick, Rebecca and all of the Cayucos family make this motel and town a one of a kind place. This weekend is special, 4th of July is a total blast at the Seaside and the town of Cayucos. This needs to be on everyone's...

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Robert. It is the friends we've made along the way like you, that make us believe we were always meant to be here. You and Karen are truly family. Forever grateful for you.

Glendora, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stayed in the "West Wind" room and we loved it. Clean and quiet, with plenty of room for 2 people. We enjoyed the garden area, we ate our dinner there each night. Our room had a little kitchen and it was filled with everything that you would need. The shower was a bit small, but it was ok.

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

West Wind is one of my favorites. So glad you found your way here!

Sydney
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Travelling from Australia I booked this place for 2 adults and 3 kids (12, 10 and 7) for USD 105 (plus tax). It was fantastic value, was clean and the themed rooms (ours was African) is a nice quirky touch. I would personally like it if they charged more and included breakfast, makes a travelling holiday easier if breakfast included...

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Oh, breakfast does sound lovely! It's just Rick and me here at the motel, but Martine's across the street has a wonderful breakfast menu! We are so very happy you enjoyed your stay and, were able to keep within a reasonable budget. So important while traveling!

Ventura, California
Reviewed 21 May 2016

3 families stayed on a weekend in May; The Seaside was perfect for us, as it's just the atmosphere we like: simple and old-fashioned, clean as a pin, relaxing and secure vibe,.. access to beach through garden gate and about a block down a quiet side street.. easy stroll to restaurants, pier, and shops..TV..microwave, fridge, coffee maker, free wi-fi..especially-lovely peaceful...

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Rick_Rebecca, Owner at Seaside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! Looking forward to your next visit.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • 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 Romantic Hotel in Cayucos
#1 Family Hotel in Cayucos
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