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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed at this hotel...... Room smelled with paint and lobby smelled like pets but hotel not-friendly.... sometimes even heard dog barking but can not understand from where. Staff not friendly moved more to south

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Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this beautiful inn for one night and loved it so much that we returned later in the week! We are very particular with comforts, cleanliness, amenities and we were thrilled with all of it! We were backpacking and the area was wonderful! Beach, restaurants and hiking path to Moss Beach at our toes. The Inn keeper, Debbie, was... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My husband and I who are both native SF Bay Area residents that currently reside in the East Bay, decided to go away for the weekend in the Half Moon Bay Area. We came across the Ocean View Inn on line and couldn’t believe what a gem we found! Keep in mind that we do travel a lot and all... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

My husband found this gem while trying to find a place for us to stay on our first trip out to San Francisco. The hotel is a short drive from the city, the ideal distance for day trips. It's a pretty small town but it had everything that we needed. The owners were incredibly hospitable and gave us numerous suggestions.... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

LARGE rooms, but they have definitely seen better days. The chemical smell in both rooms we rented was almost unbearable, and we wondered what it could be....insecticide? I would also recommend window cleaning to enjoy the view.The host was not very friendly. Breakfast in the tiny restaurant beside was good (other owner?) Hotel not recommended, unfortunately.

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3 Thank johan M
OceanViewInn, Manager at Ocean View Inn, responded to this review

In review of your stay we see your room just had carpets cleaned, therefore what you may have scented was the soaps used to clean carpets & furniture. We DO NOT use insecticides! Other than soaps, we use a herbal lavender spray. We appreciate your comments, but wanted to correct what you may have been scenting. Most guests enjoy the... More 

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Tracy, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The room had a terrible odor and it had a musty smell You couldn't use the back stairs, their in need of repair they were closed The beds were hard,bath room is falling apart mold around the bathtub The bathroom door didn't lock right The TV worked good small coffee pot was nice they had the refrigerator on

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I've been staying at the Ocean View on and off for two years. It's a great get-away and very comfortable. It's true that it's not fancy, but then fancy is rarely this comfortable or welcoming. Just about every room has a large outside balcony. The rooms are huge and have sofas and comfy chairs for reading.

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Campbell, California
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The reviews are fair and if you're expecting to be pampered at a B&B and not up for an adventure, you might be disappointed. As far as haunted houses go, it's an easy A and you'll never forget your courageous stay. The staff is a bit sensitive so chose your words carefully when offering up any constructive advice. They are... More 

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3 Thank BeachLover666
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

My husband, kids,and I stayed in the family suite which was very nicely appointed. The room was spacious and clean. There was a view out the front window and it was a short walk to the beach. The innkeeper (Debbie) was delightful and even left us something special in the refrigerator for our arrival. Debbie was very helpful for things... More 

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Thank Kathleen A
Auburn, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

I fell in love with this place the first time I stayed there. Now, it's my chosen place to overnight every week when my job takes me to the City. Why? Well, for one, I hate cookie cutter, white walled chain hotels. Give me a B&B anytime! Historical buildings are also very cool because they just have a whole different... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated 20 minutes south of San Francisco between Half Moon Bay and Pacifica on California's beautiful Pacific Coast. Originally built as the first mansion & residence in what then was called Farallon City, our historic property still echoes its turn-of-the-century heritage with its contemporary coastal-inspired decor, specious suites & penthouses with all the comforts of home. All of the inns nine rooms have large shared or private sundecks with ensuite bathrooms. Complimentary WiFi, premium channel lineup with 42" HD flatscreens, free parking and a mouthwatering continental breakfast hosted by Montara Cafe & Bakery. Walk to the Montara State Beach and watch the sunsets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean View Inn

Address: 8425 Cabrillo Highway, Montara, CA 94037 (Formerly Farallone Inn)
Region: United States > California > Montara
Price Range: €185 - €341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All room are newly renovated and great amenities! Don't let outside of building or parking lot deter you.....go in!”
  • Very spacious room!
 of 5 bubbles Jzm0903, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the Ocean View Balcony's are great!”
  • Balcony
 of 5 bubbles bellerjeff, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check out The structure of the building first it's needs repair it's falling apart”
 of 5 bubbles theresaf769, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The outdoor decks are a real treat.”
 of 5 bubbles SamNoir, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Quiet, darker rooms are in the back. South side, you hear the gas station compressor.”
  • The lovely room #9
 of 5 bubbles blueworld356, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
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