Welcome to the Sea Otter Inn

Retreat to Our Charming Hotel on Moonstone Beach

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Sea Otter Inn is one of those beach hotels wanderers and romantics dream of finding. With a charming ambiance, a peaceful garden setting on the oceanfront in Cambria and personal touches like a picnic basket breakfast hand-delivered to your room each morning, we’re a relaxing, welcoming gateway to one of California’s last, largely undiscovered beach towns.

Slow things down and enjoy an authentic California beach vacation or a couple’s getaway. Offering spacious fireplace rooms, sweeping ocean views and a pet-friendly policy, our family-owned hotel is your ideal retreat. From a heated outdoor pool and hot tub to a diverse selection of wines for purchase, cozy outdoor fire pits and fresh-baked cookies in the lobby, you have found your forever hotel by the sea.

Sea Otter Inn is in a prime Central Coast location, only steps from Moonstone Beach and moments from attractions and outdoor activities to ensure an unforgettable experience. Just don’t be surprised when you realize it’s hard to return home.  

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Fire Pits & Ocean Views

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Breakfast Basket Delivery

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Outdoor Pool

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Electric Car Charging Stations

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Wine and Glasses Package

Reserve this enticing package and enjoy your choice of accommodations along with a bottle of our delicious Moonstone wine (bottled by Castoro Cellars). You'll also receive a pair of signature, monogrammed stemless wine glasses and a Moonstone wine opener.

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Cambria Christmas Market Package

Stay across the street from Moonstone Beach and enjoy access to the Cambria Christmas Market on our special overnight rate. 

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Your Place to Dream

You’ll find our coastal hotel rooms and suites to be difficult to leave and easy to get comfortable in with a casual, beach décor and touches like elegant furnishings, plush beds, and large windows offering plenty of natural sunlight. Select accommodations feature private patios, fireplaces and sweeping Pacific Ocean views.

Accessible Garden View King

The Accessible Garden View King room features a single King size bed, cozy fireplace, free Wi-Fi, cable television and a beautiful garden view.

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Garden View 2 Queens

Surround yourself with the beauty of nature in our spacious Garden View Double Queen room that features two plush Queen size beds and a cozy fireplace. Relax with free Wi-Fi, cable television and beautiful views of the gardens.

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Garden View King

The Garden View King room features a single King size bed, cozy fireplace, free Wi-Fi, cable television and a beautiful garden view.

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Garden Patio King

Settle in to our charming Garden Patio King rooms that feature a single King size bed and a cozy fireplace. Unwind with free Wi-Fi and cable television or walk through the French doors to relax on your own private patio.

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Garden Patio 2 Queens

The Queen Queen Patio room features all of the amenities of the Garden View Double Queen room with a fireplace and added patio for relaxation.

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Ocean View King

Take in sweeping vistas of the Pacific in our newly renovated Ocean View King rooms. Each room offers a plush King size bed, crisp linens, a cozy fireplace, a flat screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Spread out in the comfort of our spacious suites that feature a private bedroom with a King size bed, two Queen size sofa beds and two bathrooms. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, cable television, a fireplace and a private patio in select rooms.

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