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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stopped off for one night, driving between Monterey and Santa Monica. We were in room 2, upstairs at the front - so had a lovely view to the Ocean. The room was clean, and had everything we needed for one night. We had breakfast in the small dining room, and from memory it was good (can't...

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, updated well staffed, that were very quick to help in any way that I asked. Visited on cold, Rainy January day to find Heated Pool and a Very Hot Tub ( great Big fluffy towels provide for Hot Tub, in lobby) Right across the street from the ocean. Stayed two nights..Great Breakfast provided.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Cambria without reservations and most hotels were full. We were pleasantly surprised with our accommodations at the Castle Inn. Our second story room was very clean, comfortable, and simply furnished. We had a nice ocean view, as the motel is conveniently located across the street from Moonstone Beach. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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La Crescenta, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Enjoyed a ground floor room with a nice enough view through the parking lot. Helpful staff at checkin. Room clean and on the larger side compared to some other locations along Moonstone. I will say my only real gripe would be that the shower head height is a tad on the short side.

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La Habra
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great location, across the street from the boardwalk and beach. Walking distance to a very nice place to eat. The room was very nice and well kept. The bed was very comfortable. Because we are seniors the breakfast was just right. Short distance to town and all the shops. We are looking forward to staying at the Castle INN again.

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California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I love staying on Moonstone Beach when I head up to Paso Robles for wine club events. Love this place. Excellent value in comparison to other hotels in this area and it is an easy drive over the 46 west and wineries

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San Pedro
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We love staying at castle inn I was proposed there honeymooned there and now went to say good bye to the region my husband is being transferred to the eastern mid west so we had to go one more time thank you

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La Mirada, United States
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My aunt and I stayed here during the Harvestfest weekend. The room was clean, quiet and had a large closet for our stuff. It also had a refrigerator that came in handy when we bought a bunch of cheese to go with our wine to bring home. It had a great view but was very simple. There were no extra...

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Calistoga
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The hosts were all great and very helpful, the staff great, the room was very clean, great view - could not have been better. Oh, the chairs outside facing the water - what a sunset!! Really like that the beach trail is just across the road. Great walking to enjoy the ocean. Also, great restaurants within walking distance.

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La Habra, California
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great location. Nice clean rooms, however, the walls are pretty thin which makes for a noisy stay. The little breakfast was a nice gesture and most places wouldn't do what The Castle Inn did. I would stay here again, but I'd also like to check out the other options.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It was one of the very first motels built along the Cambria coast when cattle still roamed on Moonstone Beach Drive. The property boasts one of the best geographical locations on the beach. Right in front of the lodge are amazing tide pools to discover sealife, gorgeous lookouts, Leffingwell Landing Park and a wide-open beach upon which to stroll. The grounds at the Inn are broad and situated with comfortable sitting areas for enjoyable ocean viewing and people-watching. All of the guestrooms offer views of the ocean, but the upstairs rooms provide an excellent vantage point to watch the daily sunsets. The rooms at Castle Inn are simple but more than adequate to provide a wonderful stay at the beach. It is our intention to make the property one of the best values along Moonstone Beach and a great option for families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Inn

Address: 6620 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428-1812
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: ₹ 8,185 - ₹ 16,711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Castle Inn By The Sea Hotel Cambria
Castle Hotel Cambria
Castle Motel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“We had a downstairs, very close to Breakfast Room.”
 of 5 bubbles K2704VXrobertg, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try for a second floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles 270benniep, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great view of the ocean with an upgraded room. ”
 of 5 bubbles yvonlee, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No mircrowave”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyl204, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 8 and it was nice. The water pressure was on and off.”
 of 5 bubbles laffing2016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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