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Cavalier Oceanfront Resort - San Simeon - Building
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8.5 Excellent (917 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Cavalier Oceanfront Resort in San Simeon, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Hearst Castle and Moonstone Beach Park. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in San Simeon? This hotel has 2800 square feet (260 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: All the rooms have fire places in them, staff is always nice and the whole hotel small resort feeling. Overall very beautiful.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The solitude our room offered with a gorgeous sunset. Loved hearing the ocean.
5.0 Okay
Pros: My room was advertised as an Oceanfront room. when i arrived the room was facing the parking lot.
Cons: They advertise oceanfront, said "your room: Oceanfront" on my receipt, but the room looked at a parking lot.
1.0 Poor
Cons: Dirty and smelly place. Extremely overpriced. Old coffee stains on mugs that were wrapped in plastic, which makes it hilarious. Unprofessional and unfriendly staff. It’s very sad to see how such a great location with 50 years history goes down the drain, because of such a weak management. Btw, if you refuse to stay in dirty room after 10 min you checked in - they will NOT REFUND YOU MONEY or offer any solutions.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Tv was broken. Remote didn’t work. No water pressure . The simple things that make a hotel stay comfortable weren’t available or where broken. Room was not worth the money. I would not recommend it. The staff where rude and acted like they had something better to do or that I was “annoying them” just when I asked them simple questions. Two thumbs down!!
Cons: Outside checker board and fire pits
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The location and the view was the best and maybe the only good thing about this hotel
Cons: The staff was very rude and very unhelpful gave us a hard time checking in even tho their property was half full and when we asked for simple things like more wood for the fire pits they said absolutely no and hung up amongst a lot of other unpleasant.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: On the beach
Cons: Bathroom floor was not clean
6.0 Good
Pros: The location was very nice. Bed was super comfortable, I don't think I've ever slept so good in my life.
Cons: The room I booked was different from the one they gave me. I had no balcony and no sliding door. It was a room for handicapped people. My shower had the pull out seat and a really low shower head. The floor was all one level so there was no separation from the shower floor to the bathroom floor so water was all over the place. I found some trash in my room from the previous guest.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very cute to watch the groundskeepers set-up in the morning and later prepare the fires for the evening. Incomparable location, some good surfing out front. Enjoyed the little fireplace in our room!
5.0 Okay
Pros: The location was beautiful and the rooms are lovely.
Cons: There was a fire alarm that went off at 430am and the front desk people did not seem very happy.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, staff
Cons: Tiny bathroom.
4.0 Okay
Pros: It’s location
Cons: Not up to my expectations. The room had cobwebs, something splashed on the bathroom door and we dealt with ants the duration of our visit.
Silver Surf Motel - San Simeon - Bedroom
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7.7 Good (2,724 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Silver Surf Motel in San Simeon, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Hearst Castle and Moonstone Beach Park. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked that the hotel premises and room was very clean and I felt very safe as I was checking in at 1130 at night.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Updated room, good location near Hearst Castle
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Always a great place to stay!!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: price and pet friendly
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very easy going
Cons: Nothing
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was perfect for my needs. There is a restaurant adjacent to the property for meals. The room was spartan but had everything I needed. The television had quite a few cable stations should a person wish to use it.
Cons: Although there was an overhead fan for air circulation, I couldn't open a window for fresh air.
4.0 Okay
Pros: location
Cons: the beds were hard and the TV didn't work . I tried to call the front desk several times and no one answered. the clergy was always nextdoor at the restuarant.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: room very clean and cozy
Cons: tv didn't work
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The view of the ocean was great.There was alot of space in the room to move around.I really liked the sliding door and private balcony.
Cons: The microwave was dirty had melted cheese stuck to glass tray
1.0 Poor
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Everything. There was hair on the pillows, cracker crumbs in the doorways and people were smoking outside and you could smell it inside. We stayed for an hour before we packed up, sprayed our stuff with Lysol and checked out.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely location
Cons: The area
6.0 Good
Pros: Watching sunset
Cons: No
The Morgan Hotel San Simeon - San Simeon - Hotel amenity
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8.1 Excellent (1,359 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Morgan Hotel San Simeon in San Simeon, you'll be by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of San Simeon State Park and Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful hotel. There are Hearst Castle original blueprints framed on the walls as the hotel is named after Julia Morgan the architect of the castle. The breakfast and pool area were closed due to Covid-19 but nice and inviting. We will return.
Cons: The room was very nice but the counter space and refrigerator were very small. Not much more to complain about.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: No breakfast do to COVID19, sack breakfast was just okay
Cons: Noise neighbors up late, but hotel overall is still wonderful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were exceptional in their friendly and helpful attitudes. The rooms were very comfortable, loved the bed. We would definitely stay again !!
Cons: Nothing to dislike.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location, bed was comfortable.
Cons: Odd place. A mish-mash of furnishings with an uncohesive, cluttered style in lobby & room.The bathroom vanity was updated, but counter just outside was 80's formica.Exterior paint on hotel & room walls was color of diarrhea brown.Banged up walls.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: That it was close to the beach.
Cons: I didn't realize that the hotel allowed pets. The dogs in the room next to us were whining in the middle of the night and woke us up. We didn't sleep well that night.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Has a great time comfortable and relaxing weekend
Cons: Someone came in at 2am and woke us up
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We were traveling for work during shelter in place, and a couple hours earlier than checkin, we called to see if the room was ready, because no public restrooms are open, they suggested coming to the hotel, and using theirs in lobby, but the room wouldn't be ready for about an hour, but when we arrived the room was ready, we assume they expedited getting it ready for us... really appreciated it! Great service!! Also liked that all glassware is sealed in plastic!
Cons: Not much! Great place!
7.0 Good
Pros: locatipn
Cons: internet signal too weak and unstable in room
8.0 Excellent
Pros: No breakfast available due to Covid 19
Cons: There was very little occupancy yet I was not offered a room with a view. Instead I looked out on parking lot and roadway. Also pool closed of course
7.0 Good
Pros: The view from our room was nice, we could see and hear the ocean..
Cons: The tv was small for the room and the bed wasn't very comfortable
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The girl at checkin and the the day shift girl the first morning had exceptional customer service. The fireplace worked great. The room had a nice view. The bed and pillows were comfortable. Location was excellent. Maids obeyed DND and did not knock inAM
Cons: No restaurant or food. No thermostat in the room. No jacuzzi. Pool was closed.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice & quiet, very relaxing comfortable stay
Cons: The toilet scared me when you flushed it had so much pressure! I thought the floor was going to break through
Quality Inn Near Hearst Castle - San Simeon - Building
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8.1 Excellent (2,513 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Get more for your money at the Quality Inn near Hearst Castle hotel in San Simeon, CA. We are conveniently situated right near the Pacific Ocean, San Simeon State Park, William Randolph Hearst Memorial State Beach, Charles Paddock Zoo and Morro Rock. You can count on amenities like free continental breakfast and free coffee. Guest rooms come equipped with Q beds, microwaves, TVs, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards. We also offer membership to the Choice Privileges Program, which gives members the opportunity to earn valuable rewards points toward airline miles, gift cards and free hotel room nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff and clean facilities!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great breakfast, staff was great
Cons: Needs refreshing but clean
6.0 Good
Pros: Excellent location to visit Hearst Castle.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: It was close to the Hearts Castle.
Cons: The door to get in to the room was difficult to close and didn't have the security lock. We asked at the front desk that don't clean our room that we stopped later on for shampoo and conditioner, but they didn't listen our petition and get in.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room was Fabulous with a fireplace ,& Whirlpool tub.
Cons: No we loved it all
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice atmosphere and good breakfast
6.0 Good
Cons: There was a large stain on the carpet.
6.0 Good
Pros: -the rooms were okay
Cons: -breakfast was poor, everything pre-made, especially eggs made out of egg-powder
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely room, very spacious and great facilities! Breakfast was decent too!
Cons: It was quite out the way from food chains and common restaurants
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Perfect for a quick stop on the way, or for a quiet short stay. Clean and spacious.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The helpfulness of the staff.
Cons: The on-site restaurant was closed. There could have been more option for vegetarians in the hot stuff ( rather than just the bacon and egg) though we had hot waffles.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The motel was nice, clean, and had a great warm breakfast!
Cons: no
Overview Reviews
Motel 6 San Simeon - Hearst Castle Area is 6 miles from Hearst Castle and across the street from the ocean! Some rooms offer a partial view of the ocean. Enjoy our on-site dining, outdoor pool and smoke free modern rooms. Wi-Fi is available for free.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Love that it was a short walk across the highway and to the beach.
Cons: The pool closed just before we arrived. Would be better if it stayed open later. Room was pretty cold during the night.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff and location
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: I liked being in San simeon because it is very conservative, compared to the beaches down south...it is family oriented , which I love about it..very clean air and very relaxing...my wife and I love Heast castle very much and cant wait until it opens up again...the motels and restaurants are very closed to the beach
Cons: Had a very bad experience at Motel 6 and Silver surf motel, very poor quality...there are no bibles in the rooms, at Motel 6 , not good!! The whole family is not maintained, getting run down; there are no refrigerators nor microwaves in the rooms, the rooms are very plane and should also be upgraded, both the parking lot and the facility is dirty, and the key to the outside door did not work; the room next to us, had there tv on all night
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms are clean, and easy to access.
Cons: The lack of amenities for the price of the room was bothersome. There is no in room coffee, microwave or refrigerator in the room. At the price we paid, at least one, if not all of those would have been nice.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff.
Cons: The ice machine in our area broke down, and we had to go someplace else but otherwise, everything was fine.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The personal at the reception desk is really nice, no matter the time you arrive. We didn't get the breakfast included, but they had coffee and tea for free at the office. The rooms are quite big, and the bathrooms are really nice! The have a discount coupon for breakfast in the nearest cafeteria and it is super recomendable. The plates are HUGE, and the prices very reasonable. If I go back to this route, I will stop there for sure.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very nice and accommodating
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The closeness to the beach, highway 1, and to Cambria.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was great.
Cons: Cleanliness could have been kept up better
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good price , Great and attentive staff, clean rooms Great location
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Location right at the south end of Big Sur, spacy room, comfy bed, free parking.
Cons: Cleaning issues in bath and bed cover stains. Staff told us to go straight next morning at the Hearst Castle, withour reservation. We missed it, it was sold out at 9am.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the location and the staff! The room was amazingly clean! The coffee in the main lobby was ready and fresh, bright and early as promised! There is a little bar near the lobby that looked nice but we didn't get a chance to check it out.
Cons: My only complaint is that the bed was very hard. There were two beds in the room and both were equally firm.
Sea Breeze Inn - San Simeon - Outdoors view
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8.0 Excellent (1,183 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sea Breeze Inn in San Simeon, you'll be in the business district, a 5-minute drive from Moonstone Beach Park and 10 minutes from Hearst Castle. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.0 Good
Pros: The best part clearly is the location it is literally next to the beach which is awesome. The room was newly painted you could tell which made it nice visually. Pretty small but worth it.
Cons: Only thing I would change is the pillows something minor.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: The bathroom had a very bad smell.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room size. Excellent location!
Cons: The bed was not comfortable. It was lumpy.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the staff was super helpful an answered all the questions that i had. the hotel is walking distance to beach. the hotel is fairly small. but had very spacious rooms and ample parking.
Cons: i have no complains.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: View was amazing. Room was clean.
Cons: Bed could have been a little more comfy.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved that the beach is a walking distance second time staying here and I’ll keep coming back
Cons: Everything was good
5.0 Okay
Pros: Perfect location going in and out of San Simeon, close to Cambria, Ragged Point and Hearst Castle.
Cons: I had to request for a fresh set of bedding.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good clean rooms
Cons: No breakfast option Front desk could be more helpful with minor requests
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The room was clean.
Cons: There was not a thermostat or a/c / heater in the room. We had to open the window to cool the room off.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Beds were comfortable
Cons: There was no running water so couldn’t take a shower or brush teeth
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is excellent for the road trip to Monterey taking Hwy 1. Sampling local wineries. Visiting Heart's Castle and watching the Elephant seal on the shore.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What an excellent Hotel beautiful area beautiful rooms I travel a lot this is by far top three
Overview Reviews
Days Inn is a smoke free hotel located in the majestic coastal region of Central California on scenic Hwy 1 nested 6 miles where the sea lions bask in the sun. Just two miles from Hearst Castle, a Moorish castle with 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools and walkways, furnished with Spanish and Italian antiques and art. This San Simeon hotel is walking distance from the Pacific Ocean. In addition, San Simeon State Park, William Randolph Hearst Memorial State Beach, the Charles Paddock Zoo and Morro Rock are only minutes from the hotel. Experience elegant country charm in the San Simeon and Cambria areas. Visitors will enjoy nearby wineries, quaint village stores, antique shops and art galleries. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area. Guests of this San Simeon Days Inn hotel will enjoy amenities like a free continental breakfast, free local calls and free coffee. Soak in the afternoon on the beach or enjoy our indoor spa. This quaint hotel offers guest rooms that are both cozy and spacious. Some rooms come equipped with refrigerators. Suites with fireplaces are available. No pets allowed. Whether on leisure or business we await your arrival
7.0 Good
Pros: Breakfast was good. Great location. Spa was Nice during the winter
10.0 Excellent
Cons: There were no eggs ! Lol
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Location
Cons: Staff unattentive. Room was dirty, no hand sanitizer in lobby, Contenintal breakfast was very poor, very limted. Poor quality.
4.0 Okay
Cons: Charged for extra person in hotel (had 3 people, was booked for 2 people)
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Nice place,across from the ocean, and Close to everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet, clean, set back from the hwy. Welcoming staff. Love the hot tub!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved our stay, but the older lady at the front desk wasn't friendly when we first arrived. The young man who was there later was very helpful. Good location for day trips to Big Sur.
Cons: Older front desk lady could improve her people skills.
7.0 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Breakfast and staff
6.0 Good
Pros: Room was very clean. Nice t.v. Comfortable bed. Shower was updated and nice.
Cons: Person answering the phone could use better phone etiquette.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very polite and the rooms were very clean, I liked that it had a refrigerator and microwave; I liked the outside patio, I'll be definitely going back
Cons: The hotel did not have an elevator
5.0 Okay
Cons: Breakfast options limited
9.0 Excellent
Cons: Darn covid kept us from free breakfast Other than that it was amazing here
Ragged Point Inn And Resort - San Simeon - Building
8
8.9 Excellent (737 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ragged Point Inn and Resort in San Simeon, you'll be a 1-minute walk from Ragged Point and 14 minutes by foot from Silver Peak Wilderness. Planning an event in San Simeon? This hotel has 2700 square feet (251 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location, cosy, friendly
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Gorgeous views, friendly staff
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, nice restaurant
Cons: Smell of smoke as you entered room. Door lock not working, which was swiftly resolved by staff
9.0 Excellent
Pros: View. Garden and grounds.
Cons: Check-in staff was not very friendly/welcoming. (Other staff were great.)
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: Expedia cancelled my reservation at some point after I last confirmed 4 days prior. While am angry that Expedia didn't contact me I believe the hotel had a responsibility to contact me as well.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: - very beautiful location and very convenient if you explore road 1 - super chilling and calm place - clean and rather warm even on the winter
Cons: - expensive - no working wifi and there is no even working signal (they have one computer is connected via ethernet, but super slow still) - food in the restaurant is very fatty and low quality
6.7 Good
Pros: Nice clean place. Room was great as was the location.
Cons: Really poor WiFi. Had the feel of a motorway service station.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Everyone else was great .
Cons: The 2 front desk people on check in day , should not be in the front if the house.
San Simeon Lodge - San Simeon
9
7.8 Good (3,447 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in a resort area, San Simeon Lodge is the closest hotel to Hearst Castle. The property is across from the San Simeon Beach on the beautiful central coast. The hotel is just 4 miles north of the charming village of Cambria. All the hotel rooms are newly remodeled and ocean view rooms are available.
7.0 Good
Pros: We stay at the Lodge twice a year, and it is perfect for what we need. So close to everything we enjoy to explore. The nice woman who cleaned our room was EXCEPTIONAL! Our room was perfectly clean when we came back to our room after being out all day. I wish I’d asked her name, because she deserves to be recognized. The only problem was the TV. Just didn’t work. Channels were sometimes working, then the just disappeared. At its best, we had 4 channels that worked ok, until they disappeared. We really enjoy our down time watching a good movie or series, but that didn’t happen this time. For the price, this place is fantastic, Joel is always helpful, as was the other gentleman who’s name I did not catch. We’ll be back in the fall and hope the TV situation will be fixed by then! Restaurant on site was very good, store on sight is great for anything you forgot. Thanks again for a great time, Enjoyed falling asleep to the sound of the waves crashing!
Cons: Please upgrade TV!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It had everything all in one site
Cons: It didn't have air condition in the rooms normally not a problem at the coast but it was unseasonably warm during our stay.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The price was right. Close to the beach.
Cons: I was nervous and uncomfortable. There was a loud known biker gang over running it, it seemed. Almost like they were living there. I could be wrong. The room smelled of mens cologne. No tv remote, few channels, very hard and flat beds. The price was very low, but the restaurant was priced extremely high.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Very close to the Hurst Castle and right off highway 1. They have good food selection on their restaurant menu.
Cons: Front door in our hotel room hard to open.Water pressure is weak..shower head so low you have to bent down when taking a shower..need to raise it up a bit for taller people.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Location
Cons: A bit loud at night
5.0 Okay
Pros: Staff was nice and respectful
Cons: The room was next to the sanitation room, which meant there was a lot of traffic
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice location clean quart yard for kids to run and play in the grass I will definitely re-book in the future
Cons: Due for upgrades but nothing too major
8.0 Excellent
Pros: All was well.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was a good size and was very clean when we arrived. The bed was ridiculously comfortable.
Cons: My only complaint is that our tv didn’t work. The volume was very low even at maximum volume. I had to mess with the settings to fix it. It’s advertised that there is cable and satellite tv but we were only able to watch 3 channels. Luckily we brought a laptop and used that to watch some Netflix
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was great.
Cons: The mattress was questionable?
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: Rooms were dirty blankets were dirty and staff went in the room when we weren’t in there
7.0 Good
Pros: The Room was a good size. View from the second floor was awesome. Bed was cozy and soft.
Cons: The shower was not all that great. Location kinda sucks because there was no fastfood places around.
Courtesy Inn San Simeon - San Simeon - Building
10
7.4 Good (1,901 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Courtesy Inn San Simeon in San Simeon, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Hearst Castle and Moonstone Beach Park. Featured amenities include a business center, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room had a great look at sun set on the beach across the street. Very quiet and relaxing
Cons: Having go home wanted to stay a little longer.
7.0 Good
Pros: Lication
Cons: The clerk gave us the wrong info so we missed out on using the hot tub
1.0 Poor
Pros: Near beach and main road
Cons: Overcharged $13 hotel
4.0 Okay
Pros: Great location to get away .
Cons: My room was dirty. I found spiders and bugs oh and underwear under the bed!
1.0 Poor
Pros: The in door pool. Thank
Cons: Mattresses very uncomfortable, pillows flat. No staff on duty during nigh! Room service next day did not replenish toilet paper or tissue. Easter candy and dirt was under bed.
5.0 Okay
Cons: Pool closed and room was ok bathroom cold and needed more ventilation needs more room for size of family 7 thought it was A larger suite for price and no discount for pool not open and no room service due to Covid 19 we had to go front desk for towels and essentials okay family made best of it thanks
7.0 Good
Pros: The location and price can not be beat! You can see the ocean from the parking lot. The pool and Hot Tub were a very welcome addition as it was rainy and cold most of our stay. We felt safe staying here and the parking lot was quiet.
Cons: They don't seem focus on the little things. There was a coffee pot/coffee there was no sugar/creamer, our room had no microwave the TV remote did not work etc. The beds were clean, but we found used soap left in the shower and only 1 roll of tp provided.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Everything
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Close to hwy 1, discounts to the restaurant next door, friendly staff
Cons: our 2nd lock on the door was broken.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We love this place. Clean, friendly and budget minded! This hotel is older, but well cared for. Our go to place for the last two years
Cons: My only suggestion would be to bring an extension cord or surge protector. This is an older hotel and does not have a ton of outlets.
7.0 Good
Pros: The location
Cons: That the air conditioning did not work well at all
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was perfect for our trip.
Sands by The Sea - San Simeon - Building
11
7.8 Good (1,290 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sands by The Sea in San Simeon, you'll be by the ocean, within a 10-minute drive of Hearst Castle and Moonstone Beach Park. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome! !
7.4 Good
Pros: A simple motel with comfortable beds. Location was perfect for a visit to the Hearst castle. Very convenient. The gentleman at the front desk we arrived the evening prior was very friendly and helpful.
Cons: Parking situation was poor. There aren't enough spaces for the hotel guests. Also the complementary breakfast voucher is a waste of time. The restaurant that is associated with the hotel that excepts the breakfast voucher has the worst service I've seen in a long time. Don't even waste your time getting the complementary breakfast and less you'd like to sit around for a while and get a poor quality danish and cold coffee while you're waiting for your milk to arrive.
7.0 Good
Pros: We enjoy the firepits on the bluff. The room was adequate... Great place to go if you have a pet.
Cons: The only drawback was the noise from some of the other guests. There was a lot of door banging and yelling.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Staff were friendly but did not communicate well.
Cons: Found pincher bugs in bed and bathroom floor. Bathroom had broken toilet seat and the fridge was frozen over. Very hot in rooms no air conditioning only a fan so you had to keep windows open for cool air and you could hear the freeway all night. Not worth the price of the room very poor.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Firepit at night was awesome. Sunrise and sunsets were amazing.
Cons: Bathroom needs to be redone
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location and price
7.4 Good
Pros: Very close and convenient to the Hearst Castle and the beach. Everything in the town is super close though.
Cons: Wasn't special in any way. Just another motel by the water, could have stayed in any random motel with th same experience.
1.0 Poor
Pros: The location is good, although there are no views.
Cons: The bedding had not been changed, the refrigerator leaked everywhere, the bathtub would not drain, and air conditioner did not work. The complementary breakfast is a piece of toast and coffee - literally.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Great view
Cons: Floor had toenail clippings and dirty. Bed skirt and sheets seemed Really dirty. Wish place was cleaner.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very accommodating. We were sitting by the fire pit and they stocked the wood quickly. They gave us two rooms next to each other with a slight ocean view. It was beautiful.
7.0 Good
Pros: need more pillows in the room
Cons: Pillow
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Giant chessboard, fireplace and excellent view of the ocean.

Best rooms in San Simeon

Ragged Point Inn And Resort - San Simeon - Building
1
8.9 Excellent (737 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ragged Point Inn and Resort in San Simeon, you'll be a 1-minute walk from Ragged Point and 14 minutes by foot from Silver Peak Wilderness. Planning an event in San Simeon? This hotel has 2700 square feet (251 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location, cosy, friendly
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Gorgeous views, friendly staff
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, nice restaurant
Cons: Smell of smoke as you entered room. Door lock not working, which was swiftly resolved by staff
9.0 Excellent
Pros: View. Garden and grounds.
Cons: Check-in staff was not very friendly/welcoming. (Other staff were great.)
2.0 Mediocre
Cons: Expedia cancelled my reservation at some point after I last confirmed 4 days prior. While am angry that Expedia didn't contact me I believe the hotel had a responsibility to contact me as well.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: - very beautiful location and very convenient if you explore road 1 - super chilling and calm place - clean and rather warm even on the winter
Cons: - expensive - no working wifi and there is no even working signal (they have one computer is connected via ethernet, but super slow still) - food in the restaurant is very fatty and low quality
6.7 Good
Pros: Nice clean place. Room was great as was the location.
Cons: Really poor WiFi. Had the feel of a motorway service station.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Everyone else was great .
Cons: The 2 front desk people on check in day , should not be in the front if the house.
The Morgan Hotel San Simeon - San Simeon - Hotel amenity
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8.1 Excellent (1,359 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Morgan Hotel San Simeon in San Simeon, you'll be by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of San Simeon State Park and Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful hotel. There are Hearst Castle original blueprints framed on the walls as the hotel is named after Julia Morgan the architect of the castle. The breakfast and pool area were closed due to Covid-19 but nice and inviting. We will return.
Cons: The room was very nice but the counter space and refrigerator were very small. Not much more to complain about.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: No breakfast do to COVID19, sack breakfast was just okay
Cons: Noise neighbors up late, but hotel overall is still wonderful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were exceptional in their friendly and helpful attitudes. The rooms were very comfortable, loved the bed. We would definitely stay again !!
Cons: Nothing to dislike.
5.0 Okay
Pros: Location, bed was comfortable.
Cons: Odd place. A mish-mash of furnishings with an uncohesive, cluttered style in lobby & room.The bathroom vanity was updated, but counter just outside was 80's formica.Exterior paint on hotel & room walls was color of diarrhea brown.Banged up walls.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: That it was close to the beach.
Cons: I didn't realize that the hotel allowed pets. The dogs in the room next to us were whining in the middle of the night and woke us up. We didn't sleep well that night.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Has a great time comfortable and relaxing weekend
Cons: Someone came in at 2am and woke us up
9.0 Excellent
Pros: We were traveling for work during shelter in place, and a couple hours earlier than checkin, we called to see if the room was ready, because no public restrooms are open, they suggested coming to the hotel, and using theirs in lobby, but the room wouldn't be ready for about an hour, but when we arrived the room was ready, we assume they expedited getting it ready for us... really appreciated it! Great service!! Also liked that all glassware is sealed in plastic!
Cons: Not much! Great place!
7.0 Good
Pros: locatipn
Cons: internet signal too weak and unstable in room
8.0 Excellent
Pros: No breakfast available due to Covid 19
Cons: There was very little occupancy yet I was not offered a room with a view. Instead I looked out on parking lot and roadway. Also pool closed of course
7.0 Good
Pros: The view from our room was nice, we could see and hear the ocean..
Cons: The tv was small for the room and the bed wasn't very comfortable
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The girl at checkin and the the day shift girl the first morning had exceptional customer service. The fireplace worked great. The room had a nice view. The bed and pillows were comfortable. Location was excellent. Maids obeyed DND and did not knock inAM
Cons: No restaurant or food. No thermostat in the room. No jacuzzi. Pool was closed.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice & quiet, very relaxing comfortable stay
Cons: The toilet scared me when you flushed it had so much pressure! I thought the floor was going to break through
Sea Breeze Inn - San Simeon - Outdoors view
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8.0 Excellent (1,183 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sea Breeze Inn in San Simeon, you'll be in the business district, a 5-minute drive from Moonstone Beach Park and 10 minutes from Hearst Castle. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.0 Good
Pros: The best part clearly is the location it is literally next to the beach which is awesome. The room was newly painted you could tell which made it nice visually. Pretty small but worth it.
Cons: Only thing I would change is the pillows something minor.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: The bathroom had a very bad smell.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room size. Excellent location!
Cons: The bed was not comfortable. It was lumpy.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the staff was super helpful an answered all the questions that i had. the hotel is walking distance to beach. the hotel is fairly small. but had very spacious rooms and ample parking.
Cons: i have no complains.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: View was amazing. Room was clean.
Cons: Bed could have been a little more comfy.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved that the beach is a walking distance second time staying here and I’ll keep coming back
Cons: Everything was good
5.0 Okay
Pros: Perfect location going in and out of San Simeon, close to Cambria, Ragged Point and Hearst Castle.
Cons: I had to request for a fresh set of bedding.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good clean rooms
Cons: No breakfast option Front desk could be more helpful with minor requests
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The room was clean.
Cons: There was not a thermostat or a/c / heater in the room. We had to open the window to cool the room off.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Beds were comfortable
Cons: There was no running water so couldn’t take a shower or brush teeth
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is excellent for the road trip to Monterey taking Hwy 1. Sampling local wineries. Visiting Heart's Castle and watching the Elephant seal on the shore.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What an excellent Hotel beautiful area beautiful rooms I travel a lot this is by far top three
Quality Inn Near Hearst Castle - San Simeon - Building
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8.1 Excellent (2,513 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Get more for your money at the Quality Inn near Hearst Castle hotel in San Simeon, CA. We are conveniently situated right near the Pacific Ocean, San Simeon State Park, William Randolph Hearst Memorial State Beach, Charles Paddock Zoo and Morro Rock. You can count on amenities like free continental breakfast and free coffee. Guest rooms come equipped with Q beds, microwaves, TVs, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards. We also offer membership to the Choice Privileges Program, which gives members the opportunity to earn valuable rewards points toward airline miles, gift cards and free hotel room nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff and clean facilities!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great breakfast, staff was great
Cons: Needs refreshing but clean
6.0 Good
Pros: Excellent location to visit Hearst Castle.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: It was close to the Hearts Castle.
Cons: The door to get in to the room was difficult to close and didn't have the security lock. We asked at the front desk that don't clean our room that we stopped later on for shampoo and conditioner, but they didn't listen our petition and get in.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Room was Fabulous with a fireplace ,& Whirlpool tub.
Cons: No we loved it all
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice atmosphere and good breakfast
6.0 Good
Cons: There was a large stain on the carpet.
6.0 Good
Pros: -the rooms were okay
Cons: -breakfast was poor, everything pre-made, especially eggs made out of egg-powder
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely room, very spacious and great facilities! Breakfast was decent too!
Cons: It was quite out the way from food chains and common restaurants
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Perfect for a quick stop on the way, or for a quiet short stay. Clean and spacious.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The helpfulness of the staff.
Cons: The on-site restaurant was closed. There could have been more option for vegetarians in the hot stuff ( rather than just the bacon and egg) though we had hot waffles.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The motel was nice, clean, and had a great warm breakfast!
Cons: no