Days Inn Morro Bay

Address: 1095 Main Street, Morro Bay, California, 93442, United States | 2 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 1095 Main Street, Morro Bay, is near Morro Rock, Central Coast Outdoors, Morro Bay State Park, and Morro Strand State Beach.
Map this hotel

Amenities

       

    Historical Traveler Reviews Days Inn Morro Bay

    Should Have Listened to Previous Bad Reviews

    from

    Arrived at 1:30 p.m. and was told that the room would be ready at 2:30. Didn't mind that, but the woman at the desk was very snarky and had BO. She didn't even bother to check to see if the room was ready. We took off and didn't get back until early evening and was shocked when we saw the room. It was so cold and musty smelling that we don't believe anyone had been in it for quite some time. We had broken our rule that we won't book anywhere that has a cancellation policy earlier than 6:00 on the day of check-in. Booked thru the Day's Inn web site and got what we thought was a good "Internet Rate" for $42, but it had to be cancelled the day before. So by the time we checked in we couldn't cancel for that day or the next. Guess we should have at least asked.

    The room was in the older part of the hotel. Looked like an old motor court from the 30's. It was very small and the bathroom was absolutely tiny. No place to put anything. It did have a refrigerator. I don't know what the rooms in the newer part are like and will definitely never know because I absolutely would never stay here again. Even if the rooms were nice the attitude of the woman at the front desk was terrible. The man was fairly nice.

    The whole complex was well maintained on the outside so you wouldn't suspect how bad it was inside. Also the danish in the lobby in the morning were good and all I would expect for that price.

    Seems like Days Inn should be more careful about what they put their name on.

    A major disappointment

    from

    The hotel looks good in pictures but actually staying is ONE big, big disappointment! Well, the good things first: the grounds are well maintained (they have to or else they wont absolutely get anybody in there). Okay, so much for the good stuff. The room heater does not work at all. What you think would be the closet is actually the tiny bathroom - with a sliding door and all! The bathroom window opens to the hallway with you inside for everyone to see! You either shut the bathroom window and suck it all up or crack it open for a peep show. We finally demanded a room change and lo and behold, we were given a room at the back of the hotel that I suspect is the maid's quarters!!! No exaggerations, no kidding! You would know a standard hotel room by the way it is all arranged; but this room (Rm. 409) even has an unlocked door inside that leads to the boiler room/ heater tanks! This room was hastily converted to look like a hotel room. The sheets smelled like damp attic and so does the whole room. We could'nt sleep until 2 a.m. due to the smell!

    Incredible experience

    from

    we had booked another motel up the street over the internet. when we got to the room my wife started having respitory problems and started feeling sick. when we looked around we discovered mold in the window. my wife couldn't stay at that motel up the street so I started walking to the nearby motels and found the days inn. I was greeted by a very nice man and his wife who were the managers. they made me feel so welcome. he said he had a great double bed room and could get me in. he told me to bring my wife back first so she could see if the room suited her. so I got my wife and 2 kids. the manager took us upstairs to the room. It was so clean and had a fresh feeling. we could see the bay out the balcony window. we booked 2 nights at a great price. all of my questions about the local area the manager answered. I look upon our stay at the morro bay days inn with great memories. and will go back as soon as I can.

    Good overnight stop

    from

    One night stay on route from San Francisco to LA. Took 2 rooms and both were really good with views of Morro Rock. Fridge in each room was good as weather was hot. Plenty of hotels in Morro Bay, we may have paid a bit too much for the Days Inn but were quite happy with the experience. Went whale watching with 'Sub Sea' whihc was excellent and 25% of the cost at Santa Barbara. Days Inn is convenient for exploring the Embarcadero, plenty of choice of restaurants. The whole place shuts down at about 9.30. We are quite fussy about rooms and have no complaints. Breakfast supplied but meagre. If you like being pampered don't choose a Days Inn Though

    Absolutely terrible

    from

    This place totally sucked. The room was extremely filthy, the bed was broken, the wall heater was broken and popped all night, the carpet was torn, it was noisy and way overpriced.

    Bad Experience - do not recommend

    from

    We located this hotel via the AAA tour book and made reservations for April 28th and 29th. After entering the room, we used the toilet facilities. Unfortunately, the toilet did not flush. We called the front desk and someone responded immediately to 'fix' the problem, even snaked it. I took a shower that evening and the water, although set at a warm setting, at first was fine but after a minute or so it was scalding hot, although I had not changed the setting. I did not complain at that time. The next morning, my friend took a shower and I heard him making a loud exclamation and shutting the shower off. His chest was red from the scalding hot water. He dressed up, and then used the toilet. It did not flush again. We immediately decided to check out and find another hotel if possible. Upon entering the lobby were greeted with a good morning. We were upset and muttered ----- morning'. The clerk was immediately upset that we used the 's' word and was very irate. We apologized for that - he was upset for some time about us cussing when he did calm down, we told him what we had experienced, that it was dangerous to guests and it should be fixed. We also mentioned that the sound of flushing and running water in the building was annoying. He said there had not been a problem with 'fluctuating' water. His comments made us believe that this had occurred before. We were refunded our second night's lodging. We had to find another hotel room, which we were fortunate to find across the street at a La Serena Inn, a very pleasurable stay, I might add.

    Very Good Value

    from

    This is an older budget motel in the lovely little seaside town of Morro Bay. Whilst it is old, it is beautifully kept with a little flower garden and clean rooms. With rooms available from $44 per night, there really isn't much to complain about at all. To cap it all, the manager and his wife are really lovely people, and will go to great lengths to ensure that you have a good stay. The continental breakfast was one of the better ones too. A place I can recommend to others, and will in all probability use again.

    Decent Budget Motel

    from

    My husband and I spent 2 nights at this Days Inn in October of 2003. We made our reservation through a discount internet site and were given a room in the main part of the motel. Our room was very clean and fairly spacious. The bed was reasonably comfortable. It is definitely a no frills, budget motel, but we were satisfied.

    Also a bad experience

    from

    I booked an internet reservation and was also given a room in the older motel bldg, which is not the main lot. i was told by the clerk that because i paid a low rate on the internet, these were the rooms given.

    the main motel ws empty that day. The back motel used to be another older motel called the Sandpiper. The rooms do not conform with the standard of Days Inn. It was so bad I took pictures of the dinky TV and closet. A huge armchair was blocking the closet so I removed it outside.

    A bad experience

    from

    We booked reservations on the internet for Days Inn in Morro Bay, reservations were for July 27 and 28, 2003. When we checked in we were given a room on the back side of the motel and it was small, smelly and the bed was not a queen like we had asked for. We upgraded and were moved to a room that was nicer in the front part of the motel complex.

    When I went to shower the shower head was not attached and water shot across the shower, the desk said maintenance would fix it the next day.

    The next morning my wife went to get ice (the ice machine has two high steps leading up to it) and when she turned to leave she fell and almost hit the cement parking stop in the lot. She ended up with a swollen leg from blood collecting and a large scrape on her arm. We checked out, came home and went to emergency to have the arm and leg checked. Thank goodness no broken bones, but a very sore and swollen leg that will take several days to heal.

    Wouldn't use Days Inn in Morro Bay again, and feel that the area around the ice machine is a hazard to motel clients.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Days Inn Morro Bay

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Morro Bay

    Final stop in Morro Bay, then Home to Capitola

    A travel blog entry by winegalcj on Nov 08, 2014

    4 photos

    ... is, drove us down the mountain which included me freaking out when the roads narrowed with no guard rail and the Kern river trickled to our right. At a certain point, and I don’t blame him, Alan stopped in the road. He was done. My turn to drive.

    Fortunately we were out of the hills and into the "city", he had made it, but it spent him. I drove us into the town and to our not-so-scenic destination at River Run RV ...

    A Little Surprise in The Giant Forest

    A travel blog entry by watsonrtw on Oct 15, 2014

    1 comment, 40 photos

    ... for the first time since leaving Britain. It was also ideally located for a short drive to Yosemite National Park the following morning.

    We were up at 5am so we could reach Glacier Point, a truly epic viewpoint 2,200 metres above the valley. The drive up the side of a mountain in the pitch black darkness was like some kind of weird dream. From Glacier Point you can see most of the highlights of Yosemite and we were the first people there, just in time ...

    Our first back track

    A travel blog entry by mikenda on May 02, 2014

    4 photos

    ... spent the entire visit with us! Danny drove us all over the entire coastal area so that we could get the best views. Thank you Danny.

    We are here on a rather busy weekend since there is an Old Car show going on. Let me tell you, some of these cars are incredible! Unfortunately all of these cars and people make it hard to find a place to park.

    We had dinner at one of Lynda and Danny's favorite restaurants, Off the Hook. Numm!!!


    ...

    Day 12 butterflies and sand

    A travel blog entry by drhammer on Feb 21, 2014

    53 photos

    ... to the beach beside the butterfly garden and when we got to the water we noticed to the left there was cars driving on the beach…….. so we walked to the right and found several sand dollars that either had holes in the front or holes in the back but we got a couple nice ones. We walked a mile or more and the doggies loved it. We had decided to camp on lopez lake as it was near San Luis Obispo where we were planning on spending a couple days, ...

    Cosa Grande {Hearst Castle} and Elephant Seals?

    A travel blog entry by 29-ford-model-a on Jul 13, 2013

    19 photos

    ... from Europe were incorporated into the design. I usually do not take many pictures but found myself taking almost 150 of the details of the home...I just scratched the surface and there is to much to describe...here are some of the photos.


    After leaving the Hearst property, we drove north 4 miles to catch a view of Elephant Seals. The males are in the molting process ...