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Sonora, California
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

This is very nice Best Western. The property is nestled among many other similar venues. Only a few rooms have unobstructed ocean views, but there is a nice sunset viewing area. The staff are very attentive and the property while older, is clean and comfortable. There is a typical Best Western breakfast. There is only one restaurant that is close... More 

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San Clemente, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2013

A room with a fireplace across the street from the beach with a friendly helpful staff and a terrific full breakfast. Wow! We were sorry to leave. We used this as a base to see Hearst Castle. I would like to come back and stay longer.

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Justin F, General Manager at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, responded to this review

magg13thecat, Thanks so much for the nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and it sounds like we will get to see you again. Please let us know when you are ready to come back for a longer stay. We are always improving, so it will be even better next time. Sincerely, Justin Friend General Manager More 

San Diego
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204 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed just one night but really enjoyed it. The rooms are comfortable but old-style. The location is across the road from the breach, affording fine sunsets viewing. The staff was friendly and efficient and the breakfast was plenty full. We would stay here again. However, there are several other nice places along the same road.

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Lake Forest, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2013

The hotel was clean, staff was friendly, room was satisfactory. However, our room was located in the back of the hotel and the view from our room was a brick wall. We stayed on Moonstone Beach for a view of the ocean or at least the surrounding hillsides. It was disappointing.

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Perris, United States
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2013

The hotel is a jewel hidden just off Highway 1 in Cambria. The staff is superb and the rooms are lovely. A walk along the coast on the boardwalk is an evening must then dinner is a short walk south. The provided breakfast has enough to please most people, one of the best i have seen. I highly recommend this... More 

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Justin F, General Manager at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, responded to this review

William G, Thanks very much for staying with us! We are so glad you enjoyed the setting, the rooms and the hot breakfast. We have added many new breakfast items recently, such as steel-cut oatmeal. It is nice to read that our guests are enjoying the many selections. We look forward to seeing you again next time. Justin Friend General... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Still really enjoying this hotel in Cambria!!! I have stayed here many, many times and will probably never try another hotel. Very kind and helpful staff, beautiful rooms, and access to the coast and boardwalk cannot be beat!!!

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Justin F, General Manager at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, responded to this review

Thanks so much for continuing to stay with us when visiting Moonstone Beach. We have many loyal, repeat guests that visit many times a year and it is nice to know that we continue to make them happy. We strive for excellence for all of our guests and are always happy to see you keep coming back. Justin Friend General... More 

oak hills, ca
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

great relaxing ocean view room. full breakfast, quiet , spacious room w/fireplace. only disappointment was our early check-in request was not filled. would stay again. the views are great, sea lions at the beach right across from hotel

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Wilts
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We picked this hotel by accident as we couldn't get a room in Santa Barbara or San Louis Obispo this was further up the coast and it was a great find. Right on the beach and so clean, comfortable and spacious. It was all on one level and has a little pool and a Jacuzzi area outside the dining room,... More 

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Justin F, General Manager at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, responded to this review

DiddieWilts, Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. The entire staff is glad you have found a new place to call home when visiting the area. As you noticed, it is a truly magical setting and we pride ourselves on matching our service with the wonderful surroundings. See you next time! Justin Friend General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Good ocean front location and close to Hearst Castle. Room was large with huge Jacuzzi Tub,Fireplace, Robes, Binoculars to view the Seals in the bay. The Staff were very courteous and helpful, the complementary breakfast was fresh and very adequate.The Patio overlooking the Pacific Ocean was pleasant with two chairs and a table. The Moonstone Beach Bar and Grill overlooking... More 

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Dulles, Virginia
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

A wonderful hotel right along the Pacific coastline. A small hotel in beautiful Cambria with wonderful rooms and a pleasant staff. One of the nicest stops along the way on a trip that started in San Francisco and ended in San Diego. Very close to Hearst Castle. The room was amazingly nice! The pool was under repair during our stay,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our coastal hotel features a year-round heated pool and spa, complimentary hot breakfast, beach cottage accommodations with fireplaces and easy access to the Hearst Castle, the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery, wineries, shops and farm-to-table dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach

Address: 6700 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1814
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $172 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Fireside Inn On Moonstone Beach Hotel Cambria
Best Western Cambria
Cambria Fireside Inn
Cambria Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#5 Family Hotel in Cambria
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“If your plan is to enjoy the ocean from your oceanfront room, it's worth the cost, but otherwise, any room is fine. They're all nice”
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“Request a room facing the ocean so you can enjoy the gorgeous sunset together. Very relaxing and romantic.”
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“loved the fireplace in room and beachfront is a plus”
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“King room with patio and view of the ocean is the best!”
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