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New England
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50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not quite a 2 (poor) but barely a 3 (average). The property has the potential to be a great place, it just needs some TLC. The room was good sized but the air was stale. There is a full size screen door but the screen had a large hole in it. When I tried to open it and let some... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "Quality Inn" has nothing to do with quality and comfort, and should be called "Discomfort Inn". I never had a hotel experience this poor. It started with a lady, whose name tag says "Patricia" overcharging me for the stay. $ 3 - not a big deal, but the post-tax bill I got online was less, and I was wondering.... More 

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Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

After reading the reviews I was prepared for the worst. It was clean, large, view of the ocean. It's overpriced but it was last minute. It is a fantastic location. The breakfast was adequate. Just the basics. I

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Toronto, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Quite dated, not super clean, just okay. Big room, big bathroom with a jacuzzi tub which didn't work (according to Ken, at the desk). We used the shower only, which was fine. The room smelled a little odd, not horrible, just strange. Definitely a good location for visiting Hearst Castle. Breakfast room was tiny, seating maybe 20 people, and was... More 

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Aventura, Florida
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

My Mom always said ... "If you can't say something nice ...." but, in this case, I will make an exception. This hotel was a "choose from the road" choice and we chose it because it was right on the ocean and it was a "Quality Inn" - so, it had to be good, right? Well, it was OK but... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We arrived after dark at about 9:30 at night. The restaurant in the hotel (strangely a seafood and steak restaurant in a budget hotel) closed at 9 but stayed open later for us and other travelers who arrived late. Our hotel room was spacious and clean. The only problem we had was that the breakfast room was a little small... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pros: Room: Extremely spacious room with balcony. All amenities such as mini-fridge, microwave, television are located in the room. The room was fantastic! Parking: Ample parking available. Location: Near the sea. Great breeze. No need for an air conditioner. Quiet location.

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Sam Leandro, United States
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Towels were stained, the water in the shower had NO pressure, several of the TV stations were non-existent. The indoor pool smelled of too much chlorine & the smell filled the check-in area. We had to get the room keys reprogrammed on the second night. The air conditioner smelled funny. The alarm clock was broken.

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Thank Gabriela C
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our room had mold and mildew around the base molding, the curtains,and the bathroom joints. the room was damp. By evening my sister was feeling sick. I stepped on the carpet and it was squishy, wet! We asked for a new room on the second floor. The clerk acted as though we were unreasonable and questioning what we saw and... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Like most other visitors, we utilised the Quality Inn for a stopover after Big Sur and before Hearst Castle. The hotel has an outdoor pool and whirlpool - nice! WiFi available. Our rooms were spacious and had a small patio but they need a renovation. Certain local birds consider the Quality Inn their home which is o.k. but the building... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Quality Inn San Simeon

Address: 9260 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9748 (Formerly El Rey Garden Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: €69 - €226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn San Simeon 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Second floor on the front for the view”
 of 5 bubbles LizandForde, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles 442gabrielac, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor seems to be mandatory. However, their care and maintenance seem substandard. I would choose another motel.”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the front rooms facing the road and ocean”
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 of 5 bubbles docevida_5, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to choose a room with ocean view, as rooms have a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles pammik2014, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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