Creekside Inn

2618 Main Street, Cambria, California, 93428, United States | Inn
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Building the Dream ...

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on May 30, 2014

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The Quality Inn boasted a Spa which was right by our room, almost like a private one just for us.
Actually it is doubtful whether both of us could have fitted into it at the same time, as it was miniscule. Being out of action anyway, we couldn't put it to the test, but how a hotel that large provides something so small is beyond me.

Their breakfast room was tiny too. It had maybe 5 small tables in it?
The hotel has hundreds of rooms! Maybe this is a ...

Day 15

A travel blog entry by drhammer on Feb 24, 2014

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... gourmet ice cream; we were originally headed to the café next door for coffee, but upon parking saw the ice cream sign which caused us to detour. It was well worth it, wow! Dave had a waffle cone with pistachio and chocolate fudge ice creams. And I had a milkshake with both Almond joy and chocolate fudge flavors mixed together! So much for losing some weight on this trip, although we have been quite active.

So then we decided to head on north, ...

A Long Day's Journey Into Night

A travel blog entry by bdsr2r on Oct 15, 2013

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I was invited to join the "D" Delta Group today to be a "pusher" and "sweep" up the back of the group. One of the leaders of Delta is my room mate, a retired marine named John Morlach.

Delta is comprised of many first time ride participants, soldiers who are new to cycling, and those who are significantly physically challenged that need assistance to complete the ride. Today's ...

Perhaps Love is Like an Ocean

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller on Oct 27, 2012

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I almost hate to admit it, but it has taken us over 7 hours to drive just 140kms. We left our hotel in Carmel at 9am and arrived in Carmel-by-the-Sea a few minutes later, so we could have a look at this pretty little town before making our way south. What a day to arrive early in Carmel-by-the-Sea, with half of the streets closed for parking due to a forthcoming town parade. We wandered down to the beach and looked at the clear and still Pacific Ocean from the ...

Driving to Cambria via LA and Santa Barbera

A travel blog entry by davidandgarry on Sep 30, 2012

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... was virtually empty with no one on it and set in really stunning surroundings with mountains as a back drop. We felt as though we had struck lucky! Whilst walking the mile back to the ranger's office to inform her of which site we had eventually chosen we realised that it would be wise to stock up on food and provisions, as we were now in a much remoter part of California than what we had been previously been and in view of us heading further north to remoter areas. Having walked a ...

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Location

This inn, located on 2618 Main Street, Cambria, is near Nitt Witt Ridge, Lucia Apothecary, Seekers Glass Gallery, and Howard Kline Gallery.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Creekside Inn Cambria

    Bit Disappointed

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    We booked rooms at the Creekside Inn, Cambria to stay 2 nights and then added another night at a later date by using the "modify booking" part of their website.Luckily we found out that two couples in our group had ended up with two extra rooms booked in their names prior to staying there, as we could have been liable for the extra rooms. As we had quoted our reservation number etc, we concluded that there could be a problem with the website so it would be wise to double check any modification to your booking.

    We found the rooms very average and quite tired looking. Not flash at all, and not even all that clean. The biggest disappointment for us, as we were travelling around and had food with us, was the lack of a refrigerator. The office wasn't open all that often and they were not very helpful e.g. when we wanted to borrow a cork screw,we were told that there wasn't one available because they had lost too many. So we had to go down to the village and buy one.

    The rooms differed in size quite a bit, some were very small, so it would pay to ask when you are booking what the room size is.

    Cambria itself, is a pretty little place with some interesting shops

    and art galleries . Although Creekside Inn is conveniently located within walking distance of the village I would recommend looking at other options when booking a place to stay.

    Peaceful Escape

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    Straightforward motel in a quiet and peaceful setting. Rooms clean, staff friendly and helpful. From balcony in the room could watch deer grazing just next to the motel.

    Cambria town has a couple of good bars and restaurants for the evening and The Creekside Inn is located just far enough away to escape any noise.

    Excellent buy with no road noise

    from

    This is a clean nice realtively inexpensive older motel on the edge of town yet close enough to get there with a short walk. Very friendly staff but the office is closed from about 9 PM to 8 AM. It is situated in a very quiet area of town. Rooms with patios have pleasant views of woods. Very pet friendly. I'll stay there again.

    Cheap, clean, poor location

    from

    I made a one night stop at the Creekside Inn in March - checking in around 5pm and leaving again around 6.30am the following morning. The most obvious thing about the Creekside is its a bit dated - I can't recall the last time I saw a telephone as old as the one in the room. I had a creekside view - it looked like a bit of scrub, no sign of a creek! The room was reasonably large, 2 queen beds - the one I used was comfortable. TV was small but as I wasn't there to watch TV it wasn't important to me. The Inn is located on the outskirts of the town of Cambria and I would say at the wrong end of it! Cambria is not a town I'd go out of my way to visit again. If you are en-route down Highway 1 and just want a comfortable bed for a night, the Creekside Inn is fine, but if I were staying in the area I wouldn't stay in Cambria at all but spend a little extra and stay at Moonstone Beach - its so much more attractive a place to stay.

    Nice hotel on the outskirts of town

    from

    A good deal since I paid $49 per night for a room with two queen beds and a balcony overlooking the creek. The room was about average in terms of size and cleanliness. The hotel was a short walk from the center of Cambria but a little ways from the beach.

    Okay for the price

    from

    Cheerful and friendly staff. Plain, simple, small rooms, a bit shabbily furnished. Too small TV. Very clean. The bed was like a block of cement, the only real fault. A decent place to stay for the price. I paid $60 but learned later that I could have gotten the same room for $50 or even $40 if I'd happened to check the right web site. They would do better if they spruced the rooms up a bit, put in bigger TVs with a VCR and some videos on offer, and bought some new beds.

    If you like Motel 6...

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    This Inn is like a clean version of motel 6. Nothing fancy, basically a place to sleep and a shower. The heaters make a lot of noise.

    The staff is friendly, Cambria itself is beautiful. Enjoyed my trip, but next time I think i'll try a bed and breakfast.

    Not the best nights' sleep, but not bad

    from

    Spent 1 night at the Creekside Inn in Cambria (a lovely little town) in late September. From the outside, this is quite a pretty little motel, where somebody has made an effort to make it look presentable and quaint.

    The room was acceptable and was about what I'd expected, though the bathroom wasn't great. The avacado-green towels were covered in long black hairs from a previous guest that had obviously not come off in the wash, and the shower didn't work properly so I had a half-shower and half-bath.

    The double bed was again acceptable, though the mattress was a bit bendy and soft. The walls were also very thin, so I could hear people on both sides of me and above me talking and watching TV. There was a nice balcony overlooking the 'creek' (which was a dried out bit of scrubland!), and the hotel is just a few minutes walk from town with ample parking.

    If you visit Cambria, there is an excellent little restaurant owned by a lady called Deb from Singapore, who cooks local organic vegetables & local meats in an American-Asian hybrid fashion, with wonderful results. I had cubes of filet steak stir-fried with fresh crunchy vegetables, which was superb. European (smaller) sized portions of wonderful food and friendly service - can't remember what the restaurant is called, but it was roughly opposite the ambulance station on Main Street.

    Overall, the hotel was acceptable (at $79 a night) but I wouldn't rush back.

    Nice stay, Nice people, Nice Room

    from

    Had a nice stay here recently.

    Booked thru internet for a $49 two queen beds (you may get better deal thru ----- , but thats only for 2 people) room. Room had a nice TV, a table with two nice comfortable chairs, a relatively big bathroom with nicely stacked towels, soap, etc. No breakfast though.

    Location is right in the town near the eatries and a small market place. However, it's not by the side of the beach. Options near beach are easily beyond $100.

    A good value for this location.

    Great deal for a great location

    from

    My husband and I just returned from Cambria. The Creekside Inn was a great deal in early January. We had a King bed in a quiet room overlooking a river for $39/night. The room was spacious and very clean. Even better, the hotel is very cute from the outside and a short 5-minute walk to downtown. It's by no means swanky -- there are no fancy extras or big soaking tubs -- but it's a great choice for a budget hotel in cute Cambria.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Creekside Inn Cambria

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent