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“Huge first rate rooms, great balcony views” 5 of 5 bubbles
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456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto
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37 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Huge first rate rooms, great balcony views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

We stayed here a couple of night on the way to San Francisco.

The rooms were huge, very clean and classy. You can see Morro Rock from your balcony. Morro bay is rather small, you can walk to all the shops and restaurants.

If you have time, go see the Morro Rock, and walk around the bay. There is also an oyster farm within the bay.

We had the all you can eat Oysters at Windows on the water restaurant, very well worth it.

Room Tip: Rooms on the west side have the best views, try to get a balcony on 2nd floor.
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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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morrobayside, Manager at 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 6 May 2012
We at the Embarcadero Inn are very happy you had a great experience. Second floor rooms are the same floor as the jacuzzi and third floor rooms are same floor as the breakfast room. Either way you have a great view. We look forward to seeing you again real soon.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

I travel to central California several times per year for work. This time I stayed at the Embarcadero Inn. To start off, it is very easy to find. It has a great location, you can park your car and walk to all the great restaurants, shops, even over to Morro Rock to watch the Sea Otters and the surf. The rooms are big, clean and very comfortable.
I dealt with Lisa in the office and she was FANTASTIC! She knows just about everyone in town, suggested great places to eat and better, quicker ways to get in and out of town.
I love that they have popcorn in the room and I can pick a DVD from their library. I don't usually get to have much down time on one of these trips, but this time I was able to relax and see the town a little.
You can't go wrong staying here. You will have a great time, Lisa is such a valuable person to have on your side. Stay here, you will love it!!

Room Tip: All the rooms face the water, but try to get one on the 3rd floor. They have the best view.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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morrobayside, Manager at 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 21 May 2012
We at the Embarcadero Inn love to hear from our previous guests. We are really glad you had some relaxing time to enjoy some of the nice spots Morro Bay has to offer. Hopefully your next visit will allow you more free time so you can stay longer. Thanks for sharing your nice experience with others. The management.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

This is an informal well appointed laid back hotel in a great location for all Morro Bay amenities.

The rooms are right on the water front with a full or partial sea view (we had a partial sea view) but could still hear the sea otters cracking shells in the bay and watch the sun set from our balcony.

Something about this hotel, perhaps it's small size, position over the water or self serve approach to breakfast give you a great sense of freedom.

I would definitely go back and highly recommend this place.

Room Tip: Full sea view would be the best, but they're all pretty good.
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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morrobayside, Manager at 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 12 April 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience with us. The Embarcadero Inn is a great spot for many activities nearby or simply sitting on your own private balcony and enjoying the birdlife on the bay.
We look forward to seeing you again soon. The management
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

I'm late in writing, but I definitely don't want to overlook the opportunity to commend the Inn. We've stayed a few times now and every time we return, we love it all the more. As other reviewers have noted, it's quiet, clean, a great location, not so ridiculously expensive that folks like us are priced out of a rare, carefully-chosen treat and the staff is genuinely wonderful. I can't, in fact, imagine staying anywhere else when we visit MB. In some categories, I'd ascribe more stars if I could. Although the Inn doesn't have a restaurant on-site, accommodations do include continental breakfast offerings in a cute little upper-floor room called 'The Bird Feeder.' We're not early risers when we can help it, so we generally miss the breakfast window hours....BUT, their delicious coffee (and hot water for tea or cocoa) is made available all day, plus coffee is available in the office until the office closes around 10 PM. Works for me. I/we love this place - and appreciate the staff we've met thus far. (A heart goes here.) =)

Room Tip: Desirable rooms depend on preference/pocketbook. We try to get a room on the 3rd floor for the view...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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morrobayside, Manager at 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 10 April 2012
Thank you so much for all the nice things you said about the Inn. We are always appreciative of any helpful advice so we can be the best. The Embarcadero Inn strives to make each and every person feel at home and hope the guest leaves with a great impression. Thanks for sharing your experience with others.
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La Mesa, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

Would go back here in second. We were amazed at the location (right on the waterfront, next to a park so it was nice and quiet), and the unencumbered view from the patio - The beautiful harbor and the rock. And it was a great value given the location and the amenities.

The fireplace in the room is an extra special feature! I don't think we have ever had that anywhere else. Came in handy at night, when the temps dipped down.

The breakfast (included in the price) includes the cool waffle maker and lots of healthy options too.

The staff really cared that we had a good visit - everyone from the front desk to the housekeepers were kind and accommodating.

You can tell they care about the planet too, as they have eco-friendly toiletries and its a non-smoking property.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites

Property: 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites
Address: 456 Embarcadero Blvd., Morro Bay, CA 93442 (Formerly Embarcadero Inn)
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Price range (per night): ₹ 9,887 - ₹ 17,046
Hotel Class:3 star — 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pleasure, serenity and relaxation await you at the newly redesigned and renovated 456 Embarcadero Inn & Suites. Enjoy the tranquility of one of our 33 boutique guestrooms with vistas of Morro Bay Estuary, Morro Rock, the Sandspit and the Pacific Ocean. The Family owned and operated inn is uniquely located on the Embarcadero in Morro Bay, California and is pleased to provide pet friendly accommodations. Our guests enjoy strolling to Morro Rock, beaches, parks, shops, restaurants and along the bay to discover beauty and nature. Just minutes to Hearst Castle, Cal Poly, Central Coast Wineries, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Montana De Oro State Park, our tranquil rooms and suites, superb service and attention to our guests needs will ensure your visit to Morro Bay is delightful. ... more   less 
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