San Simeon Pines Resort

Address: 7200 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, California, United States | Inn
 
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This inn, located on 7200 Moonstone Beach Dr., Cambria, is near Moonstone Beach, Moonstone Drive, Nitt Witt Ridge, and Leffingwell Landing.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews San Simeon Pines Resort Cambria

      Great Motel

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      Good swimming pool area. Lots to do for the whole family. Beach is at the bottom of the par three golf course. Great place to have the kids learn golf. Rooms were clean and quiet.

      AAA Under rated this place

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      AAA underrated this place Big Time. This motel's grounds are spotless, and located among large pine and cypress trees. Our family had a great time playing croquet and shuffleboard. We can't give a higher recommendation.

      Great Place for Kids

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      There is more to do here than other motels. The secluded atmosphere is what drew us into this motel. We found croquet, shuffleboard, golf, hiking, this place was perfect for us and the kids. The pool is in a protected location and is sparkling clear. The staff was helpful and friendly.

      Best Kept Secret in Cambria

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      The best kept secret in the area. The Pines offers quiet surroundings with trees and well kept gardens, at the best price in Cambria. The small Golf Course is fun, but dry in the summer because of City watering restrictions. You can walk right onto the beach, or stroll over to the bluffs where one can watch a sunset. The motel is located away from all other businesses and you feel like your away from everything. The grounds and rooms are spotless. Wood siding on the buildings is a refreshing change from stucco. We Are Going Back!

      Best Place to Stay in Cambria

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      What a great place to stay. All the rooms are no smoking. We had a great time walking to the beach just off their golf course. The staff was friendly and helpfull, and the roses around the grounds are beautiful. It is a quiet place away from everyone else in the area.

      Large very clean rooms.

      Great Family Place

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      We were only at the resort for one day because we were making our way up the coast. We wish we could have stayed longer. Marshall was a very accomodating host. There was so much to do for the kids - a beach walk, nice pool, and the golf course was great because it was very casual and fun if you just want to putt around and teach the kids. The grounds were exceptionally kept - beautiful rose bushes - and an incredible specimen of a Norfolk Pine by the pool. The rooms were clean with all the amenities. We'll be back!

      Unfortunate ending

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      The resort is quite outdated but cozy. Location is great, across from the tidepools and San Simeon State Park. We were warned about the owner after reading the reviews. Upon our departure, the owner was screaming profanities at our party in the parking lot. Guess he had a bad morning...an unfortunate end to our holiday.

      Cozy but a bit dated

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      This hotel was very quaint, I felt as if I were shot back into the 50's, which was sort of cool in a way! The linens/curtains were new, and the furniture was in great shape but was dated. It was very clean and had real wood burning fireplaces ( and the accompaning smell).

      There are no sea views but a great path just steps away. They also use chemical-free cleaners. Breakfast is a tiny muffin and juice. It was an ok place to stay. (no hair dyer in room)

      GREAT STAY IF THE OWNERS AWAY

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      We've stayed at the San Simeon maybe five times and three of them were great. Cozy rooms, surf sounds from across the road, great walking paths.Twice though we encountered the owner and you won't find a more surly, rude and unpleasant individual in the business. His employees are constantly apologizing for his demeanor. Friends that we recommended it to encountered the owner on their one and only and never again visit to the San Simeon.We'd go again if we were guaranteed that he would be out of town!

      Away from it all

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      San Simeon Pines is a nice little motel at the very north end of Moonstone Drive in Cambria. It is good for people who don't want to feel "sandwiched in". It sits on very large grounds and even has an outdoor shuffleboard. Across the highway there is a private path to a beach overlook with benches to sit on. The rooms are spartan but clean and quiet. Overall a very good value, less expensive than a lot of the other motels on Moonstone drive.

      TripAdvisor Reviews San Simeon Pines Resort Cambria

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      Travel Blogs from Cambria

      Building the Dream ...

      A travel blog entry by alicebeetle on May 30, 2014

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      ... 1919, newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst hired San Francisco architect Julia Morgan to build a hilltop house on what he called his 'ranch at San Simeon'. Their collaboration lasted from 1919 to 1947. morgan designed this Mediterranean look estate and filled it with art and antiques from Hearst's vast collection.

      In its heyday in the 20s and 30s, Hearst invited all the great and the good for weekend parties.
      Lionel and John Barrymore, Charlie Chaplin, ...

      Gorda to san Simeon 30miles

      A travel blog entry by jan-pete-cycle on Jan 31, 2014

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      ... walking. Still a morning walk with beautiful scenery all around you really can't complain, especially when you pass a hitchhiker still walking that you've already seen along the way the last 2 days. Then another wonderful descent and now it looks as if the steep hills are being replaced by roller coaster types, much easier going. We come to a beach where there are loads of elephant seals just heaped up everywhere, ...

      Scarecrow Festival

      A travel blog entry by cmoreforlife on Oct 12, 2013

      16 photos

      ... fluttering about and at a moments notice there were dozens amongst the clusters of leaves. A little up the hill there was a quaint little winery in which i indulged in a tasting from. By that time, my friends had called and had told me they were in sign driving distance of the town. They arrived soon thereafter and l followed them to the house where they had been given time for free to stay from neighbors! I cried coming ...

      Cosa Grande {Hearst Castle} and Elephant Seals?

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

      19 photos

      ... Hearst parking lot, it was late in the day and we were all tired (our sons were with us) Jean was feeling car sick after the days drive ... so we skipped the tour.









      William Randolph Hearst's father, George Hearst, made his money in the mining industry. George made remarkable finds of silver ore. {Comstock Lode} George purchased the ...

      A Peek into the life of a President

      A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller on Dec 29, 2012

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      ... bus came along and collected any people who were on the way to the museum. After paying for our tickets and collecting our audio tours, we walked outside and stood on top of the hill and looked over the Simi Valley. The scenery was beautiful. We saw the part of the Berlin Wall that has been placed in this garden as well as the final resting place of President Ronald Reagan. Inside the museum, ...