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Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Large room, very clean, full hot breakfast, great staff, will definitely stay again!

We stayed for one night and had a king room with partial view. The patio was on the driveway side and when all the parking spaces were full you didn't have a view at all. Nice sitting outside though. The room was big and the bed and pillows were comfortable. The choice of TV channels was poor and when were were watching a show it just went off air and said no signal. We had a jetted bathtub which was nice. They need to install a hand-bar so you can get out of the tub easier and not worry about slipping. The room was clean and very quite. It had a microwave and mini frig. The swimming pool was a bit to cold for me but the hot tub was pleasant. If you need to make a cell phone call you don't get service in this area of Cambria in less you walk across the street. We were told the closer to the ocean you are the better the service because there is only one cell tower. Local calls are free to make on the room phone. We enjoyed the morning breakfast. They had many items. Eggs and sausage, waffles, yogurt, toast and cereal and some muffins. Coffee and tea and some fruit juice. The room is small but you can go outside and sit. The boardwalk was right across the street and nice to be able to go and walk alone the ocean. There are two restaurants close by within walking distance. The staff were very nice and friendly. We would stay here again in the future.

Everything was Great- Excellent. Would definitely recommend this motel.

We came during a very windy day/night so it kept us from relaxing on the beach. Views were nice and for a short stay, it was great.

Beautiful location. Full breakfast was appreciated. Andy at front desk was extremely helpful. Was a bit pricey but stay was during week of Thanksgiving when all prices are higher than normal. Loved falling asleep with glow of gas fireplace.

The hotel was clean and it was a great location right across from the beach. The staff was courteous and helpful and mindful of all our needs. We had to change our stay at the last minute and the staff helped us and arranged our refund without prompting. I would recommend this hotel for others.

This was a great place to stay, the rooms were quite nice and we enjoyed our stay. The kids enjoyed the breakfast and the beach here is gorgeous. Would definitely recommend this place to others.

Wonderful view, right across the street from the hotel. Rooms do not face the ocean but the shoreline is just a short walk away. This is a non smoking hotel, you must walk off site to have a cigarette. Very pleasant stay! Wonderful breakfast with fruit, oatmeal, cereals, waffles, scrambled eggs, sausages, yogurt, bagels, muffins, juice, coffee and more!

This was a great motel to stay at while visiting the beach area in Cambria as well as going to Hearst Castle. The room had a nice fireplace, was clean and comfortable. The motel had a pool (somewhat heated) and a spa. Its biggest virtue is its location right on Moonstone beach.

This is a beautiful place. Lovely room, very clean. Easy walk to the boardwalk with easy access to the beach.

Very pleasant stay. Young couple at the desk were very friendly and full of info., cookies they gave us were very yummy, I think they were home made:) Only improvement is that room needs a fan. But I will just remember to bring a small one from home next time. Also I would like to stay in one of the rooms facing the ocean with patio.

Very nice hotel & breakfast is really good too!! The view is perfect!

Amazing location, we stayed in front patio room where you open the door and see ocean waves crashing. Amazing view. It's a little outside of our normal budget but for special occasions its worth it. Room is very comfortable. Great king size bed. Fireplace. Breakfast is very nice. Amazing location.

Hotel was great, close to town ad beach. Staff was wonderful. All of our needs were met.

This place is on the moonstone beach drive where all other little inns and hotels are located. The view of the beach is great from this place. However, only handful of rooms are facing towards to the beach. Most of the room's view is to the parking lot. But when you step out, the sceanic beach walkaway is just across the street so I have no complain. Room was clean and I have no complain whatsoever on this place. Staffs are friendly and the breakfast was awesome! It was very good! If I ever visit again, I'll choose this place again and again.

BEST WESTERN CONTINUES TO KEEP A HIGH STANDARD IN ALL ITS PROPERTIES!! WOULD SUGGEST, HOWEVER, THEY FIND A WAY TO INTRODUCE BETTER TV ENTERTAINMENT, I.E. MOVIES - FREE AND TO PURCHASE.

The rooms are clean, spacious and with new furniture and appliances. The hotel is located across the street from the beach and close to several restaurants. Moonstone beach is a magical place. Great stop-over on our way to Big Sur.

We had a lovely stay here. The room was generous in size and the setting beautiful. The patio and view of the ocean can't be beat. Staff were very accommodating and friendly.

Perfect place to stay if visiting Hearst Castle. There is a new board walk and viewing deck to take in the ocean scenery and walk along the coast. Plenty of sea lions to see at the right time of year. Very peaceful and convenient to Cambria. So thankful I came across a review on staying at Moonstone Beach and I think I picked the very best hotel!

Staff was pleasant and helpful, breakfast was very good, location is perfect with the trails along the ocean front right across the road, we got a very good deal with online reservation special price.

6700 Moonstone Beach Drive Cambria CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach places you next to Leffingwell Landing and within a mile (2 km) of Moonstone Beach Park. This 46-room hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. San Simeon State Park and Cambria Center for the Arts are also near this Cambria hotel.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning.


Rooms

All 46 rooms provide fireplaces, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer free toiletries and bathrobes, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Free local calls, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

An outdoor pool and free WiFi in public areas are features at Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, and answer any questions about the accommodations.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Patio

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach

Everyone (4) Couples (30) Family (15) Friends (3)
5

directly across the ocean!

Everyone

Large room, very clean, full hot breakfast, great staff, will definitely stay again!

By , from SFO, Ca on Feb 27, 2017

4

nice stay

Everyone
King Bed Fireplace Sitting area View without cars

We stayed for one night and had a king room with partial view. The patio was on the driveway side and when all the parking spaces were full you didn't have a view at all. Nice sitting outside though. The room was big and the bed and pillows were comfortable. The choice of TV channels was poor and when were were watching a show it just went off air and said no signal. We had a jetted bathtub which was nice. They need to install a hand-bar so you can get out of the tub easier and not worry about slipping. The room was clean and very quite. It had a microwave and mini frig. The swimming pool was a bit to cold for me but the hot tub was pleasant. If you need to make a cell phone call you don't get service in this area of Cambria in less you walk across the street. We were told the closer to the ocean you are the better the service because there is only one cell tower. Local calls are free to make on the room phone. We enjoyed the morning breakfast. They had many items. Eggs and sausage, waffles, yogurt, toast and cereal and some muffins. Coffee and tea and some fruit juice. The room is small but you can go outside and sit. The boardwalk was right across the street and nice to be able to go and walk alone the ocean. There are two restaurants close by within walking distance. The staff were very nice and friendly. We would stay here again in the future.

By , from Paso Robles on Oct 6, 2016

5

across from moonstone beach

Everyone

Everything was Great- Excellent. Would definitely recommend this motel.

By , from Southern CA on Jun 14, 2016

4

quaint hotel with very nice breakfast!

Everyone

We came during a very windy day/night so it kept us from relaxing on the beach. Views were nice and for a short stay, it was great.

By on Apr 27, 2016

4

thanksgiving r&r

Couples

Beautiful location. Full breakfast was appreciated. Andy at front desk was extremely helpful. Was a bit pricey but stay was during week of Thanksgiving when all prices are higher than normal. Loved falling asleep with glow of gas fireplace.

By on Nov 27, 2015

4

family trip

Families

The hotel was clean and it was a great location right across from the beach. The staff was courteous and helpful and mindful of all our needs. We had to change our stay at the last minute and the staff helped us and arranged our refund without prompting. I would recommend this hotel for others.

By on Aug 22, 2015

5

great stay

Families

This was a great place to stay, the rooms were quite nice and we enjoyed our stay. The kids enjoyed the breakfast and the beach here is gorgeous. Would definitely recommend this place to others.

By on Jul 18, 2015

5

hearst castle

GetawayWithFriends

Wonderful view, right across the street from the hotel. Rooms do not face the ocean but the shoreline is just a short walk away. This is a non smoking hotel, you must walk off site to have a cigarette. Very pleasant stay! Wonderful breakfast with fruit, oatmeal, cereals, waffles, scrambled eggs, sausages, yogurt, bagels, muffins, juice, coffee and more!

By on Dec 29, 2014

4

a place to stay on the beach in cambria

Couples

This was a great motel to stay at while visiting the beach area in Cambria as well as going to Hearst Castle. The room had a nice fireplace, was clean and comfortable. The motel had a pool (somewhat heated) and a spa. Its biggest virtue is its location right on Moonstone beach.

By on Sep 16, 2014

4

beautiful

Couples

This is a beautiful place. Lovely room, very clean. Easy walk to the boardwalk with easy access to the beach.

By on Jul 3, 2014