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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed here for two nights for our honeymoon. It was nice. The breakfast was very good. We stayed in The Mariner, which was in the back, so it was a little more private. There were quite a few ants in the room, which the lady at checkout did not seem surprised about.

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Camarillo, California
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Memories are personal and this family owned business in Cambria has intertwined personal with hospitality. From the stuffed animal that greets you when you enter the room to the daily treats that housecleaning leave after cleaning, the foundation for memory making is laid. The cottages are adult sized doll houses, the little girl in your wife will re-awaken. Then there...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. The cottages really are a magical place and we are happy that your wife enjoyed the 'dollhouse' at the beach. This entire area has some of the most beautiful landscapes, the best shopping, excellent wine tasting, and very friendly locals. Many of our Cottages guests try each of the 3 before deciding...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2017

What a great surprise this was! Wasn't quite sure what to expect but what a great place to stay! It's like being in a tiny house! Nicely appointed and so comfortable! It's a great place to stay directly across from the ocean. Close to a couple of very good restaurants that you can walk to! I would highly recommend and...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. 3 individually decorated cottages that give you the feeling of your own private home on the beach. They are unique and special and often, our guests try them all before picking their favorite one. Moonstone Cottages really make the experience a one-of-a-kind trip!

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

From the outside you can see that this is not like other lodgings available. The cottages- there are three, are like the tiny houses you see on tv. They are comfortable, well furnished, romantic, with much attention paid to detail. The property is impeccably maintained and the rooms are spotlessly clean. A breakfast is delivered to your room. We loved...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. These individual cottages are unique and truly exceptional when you want something private and completely different from the hotel experience.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I highly recommend this place although it has gotten more expensive, and requires a reservation well in advance. I also recommend their sister property Blue Dolphin Inn. The hotels on Moonstone are all lined up and similarly situated, with narrow frontage. The cottages are unique, and the breakfast delivery a treat. Moonstone Grill is also a short walk away and...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Summer is peak season so it definitely is wise to book ahead, although sometimes we get cancellations for last minute travels. The experience of being in your own private lodging is priceless. The other good restaurant for you seafood lovers is the Sea Chest, also on Moonstone Beach.

Riverside, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was looking for a place to stay near Hearst Castle and had Googled hotels in Cambria, CA. These cottages came up in the search. They are part of the Blue Dolphin Inn hotel group on Moonstone Beach. There are 3 cottages, each individually decorated with almost every amenity you could want--fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, refrigerator, microwave, bathrobes, breakfast delivered fresh...

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Karen_Fyfe, Front Office Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. This small collection of 3 freestanding cottages is one of our favorite secrets! People are shocked when they realize they have their own little home right along the beach. Romantic and private for anytime you really want to be on your own with no shared walls. Many guests try all 3 before...

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We enjoyed three nights in the Seascape Cottage. The cottage was perfect! A beautiful view of the ocean and within walking distance to two very good restaurants, the Sea Chest being exceptional (a foodie and not one to wait for a table, but it truly was worth the wait). After reading the reviews of the cottages on Tripadvisor, we were...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Sounds like your vacation was just perfect...and we love hearing that! Sea Chest is a great place to try seafood you rarely find at restaurants and their cioppino is legendary!

Fresno, California
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This was a gift from friends. I really love it. It grat place to unwind and look it wife. Room was clean and cozy. To hear the ocean at night soothing and peaceful. There are number little shops to go see and restaurants to eat at. There are some places in town for wine tasting which I really enjoyed. I...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. We are very happy that your gift was such a great experience. You must be a good friend to get such a special gift! Cambria is surprisingly wonderful for shopping, somehow the lack of chain stores and abundance of artists makes for an interesting mix of shops.

Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

This is our second time at the moonstone cottages. We spent our one year anniversary in 2015 in the Mariner suite and this year we were fortunate enough to spend the night in the front cottage, Seascape suite. Both times were very enjoyable! It's hard to say what room we liked more though because the room in the back (Mariner)...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. Sounds like you might need to try the third one to be sure which one you really love! Sorry breakfast fell short of your memory of it from last time, we hope that was a one time fluke! We'll see you next year.

Oceanside, California, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I am sadly writing this review due to lack of care for the customer. My husband and I have been coming to Cambria for over 28 years. We found the Blue Dolphin Inn and started to stay their 2 times a year for about the past 5 years. We wanted to try something new for our anniversary and stayed at...

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Karen_Fyfe, General Manager at Moonstone Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonstone Cottages. To address your concerns about the comforter, those were bleach stains...an overzealous housekeeper used bleach and it left a white mark from the bleach, nothing else we promise. As for ants, the drought is hard on all creatures and sometimes they just make their way in. Unfortunately, the message never did get...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moonstone Cottages are three private oceanview cottages, nestled in a grove of mature cypress trees located right on Moonstone Beach Drive, steps away from the boardwalk, beach, and tidal pools. These distinctly different cottages offer quiet comfortable lodging and privacy...Perfect for a romantic getaway. Complete with one queen bed, quality linens, and ambient fireplaces and in-room amenities including European blend coffee, Dorothy Prentice bathroom amenities, house-baked cookies, and a picnic breakfast delivered to your door in the morning . Each cottage is equipped with gas fireplaces, refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screened T.V. And DVD player with a view of the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonstone Cottages

Address: 6580 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1810
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: ₹ 18,624 - ₹ 28,676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Moonstone Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“With only three cottages to choose from anyone of them would be great!”
housy123, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I like the front cottage, but all three are nice”
dmbeaster, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of the 3 cottages would be great!”
susanhS8371OD, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to read the guest book in the room (and add your own comment before leaving!) for great tips on what to do in the area.”
TCleese, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best Sunsets along the Central Coast”
cathyc918, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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