Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area

San Simeon , , 9070 Castillo Drive (Show on Map)
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Info Motel 6 San Simeon-Hearst Castle Area is located only 6 miles from Hearst Castle and offers stunning views of Big Sur. The motel provides amenities such as free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and accessible rooms plus, making it an ideal choice for individuals with disabilities. The motel is smoke-free, pets are allowed and kids stay free. The motel also features an on-site restaurant and a nearby restaurant ensuring that guests have plenty of dining options. With its location, amenities and accessibility features, Motel 6 San Simeon-Hearst Castle Area is an excellent choice for visitors to San Simeon.
Summary of reviewsMotel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is a great budget option for those looking for a practical and cost-effective stay. The hotel's location is perfect for beach lovers with easy access to the ocean and nearby restaurants and trails. The staff is friendly and attentive with guests consistently praising their courteous nature and personal touch. The on-site restaurant offers good food options at reasonable prices, although some guests experienced communication problems with the staff. The rooms are clean and spacious, although some guests noted the lack of modern amenities like microwaves and refrigerators. The outdoor pool is a great amenity to have during a hot day, although some guests mentioned that it can be noisy. The parking is plentiful and conveniently located near the rooms, although guests should exercise caution in wet conditions. Overall, Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is a great choice for those looking for a comfortable stay at a great location.
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Room Types
Queen Room with Two Queen Beds This quadruple room features air conditioning and a TV with cable channels. The unit has 2 beds.

Queen Room with Two Queen Beds - Disability Access - Non-Smoking This quadruple room offers air conditioning and a TV with cable channels. The unit has 2 beds.

Deluxe Queen Room with Two Queen Beds This quadruple room features air conditioning, a TV with cable channels and sea views. The unit has 2 beds.

Queen Room with Two Queen Beds - Disability Access - Roll In Shower This quadruple room features air conditioning and a TV with cable channels. The unit has 2 beds.

About Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle AreaMotel 6 San Simeon-Hearst Castle Area is situated only 6 miles from the iconic Hearst Castle. The motel is located along the Pacific Coast Highway, offering guests stunning views of Big Sur. Some rooms in the motel provide a partial ocean view ensuring a delightful experience. Wi-Fi is free in all rooms, keeping guests connected with the world.

Motel 6 San Simeon-Hearst Castle Area provides numerous amenities such as free coffee, vending machines and a restaurant on-site, along with a restaurant nearby. The motel has an outdoor pool which is ideal for taking a refreshing dip during warm weather. The motel offers accessible rooms plus and is smoke-free, making it an ideal choice for individuals with disabilities or who prefer a smoke-free environment. Kids stay free at the motel and pets are also allowed.

Overall, the Motel 6 San Simeon-Hearst Castle Area is an excellent choice for visitors to San Simeon. With a range of amenities and accessibility features, along with its location, this motel ensures a comfortable and convenient stay.
Guest Reviews
7.2
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Location
Located right by the ocean, Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is a fantastic spot for beach lovers. With easy access to the beach and nearby restaurants and trails, this hotel is perfectly situated. Those traveling on Highway #1 will find this location optimal for a night’s stay either before or after reaching San Francisco or Los Angeles. The hotel's location between San Simeon and Cambria offers plenty of beaches and parks to explore. The parking is easily accessible and there is a restaurant attached to the motel. While the beach itself may not be suitable for swimming, Moonstone Beach is just a short drive away. Overall, the location is perfect for a cost-effective and practical stay.

Breakfast
Many guests were disappointed to find that the Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area did not offer breakfast during their stay. Some guests mentioned that only coffee was provided, while others noted that no breakfast was available at all. A few reviewers suggested that a microwave and fridge would have been helpful to have in the room. Despite the lack of breakfast options, some guests appreciated the complimentary coffee served in the lobby each morning. A handful of guests had expected breakfast due to misleading information during the booking process and a few others mentioned that the hotel restaurant was closed during their stay. However, overall, guests seemed to enjoy the coffee and tea offered in the mornings.

Dinner
Guests staying at Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area have the convenience of having an on-site restaurant with good food options. Some guests praised the staff's exceptional service with one waiter remembering a customer's drink and favorite order. While the majority of guests loved the restaurant's food and pleasant atmosphere, others were disappointed with overcooked and spicy dishes and communication problems with the staff. Despite this, the clam chowder was a standout dish. Some guests opted for takeaway due to a lack of staff to accommodate them in the restaurant. Overall, the restaurant is considered reasonably priced with delicious food that rarely disappoints.

Rooms
The Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area offers clean and spacious rooms, perfect for a comfortable stay. However, some guests noted that there were no amenities like microwaves, refrigerators, or hairdryers in the rooms. The beds were also uncomfortable for some guests. Despite this, the rooms are well-maintained and easy to find. The lack of fridges caused some inconvenience with a diabetic patient noting the need for insulin storage. The rooms are generally large and cleaned to a good standard, although some guests mentioned areas in need of improvement like moldy showers or dirty sheets. The property is suitable for a short stay as a stopover between LA and San Francisco but lacks modern amenities. Overall, the Motel 6-San Simeon is a good budget option, offering clean and simple rooms with plenty of space for guests.

Beds
Guests have mixed opinions about the beds at the Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area. Some guests praise the comfortable and cozy beds, while others complain about the uncomfortable spring mattresses and hard beds. The blankets provided were not up to par and many guests had trouble with the heaters not working, resulting in a chilly night's sleep. However, some guests enjoyed the new linens and spacious rooms with comfortable beds. A few guests noted that the sheets were not changed and others suggested that the mattresses needed replacing. Despite these few negative comments, overall, guests had a comfortable stay with good-sized and cozy beds.

Cleanliness
The cleanliness of Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is a mixed bag according to guest reviews. While some guests found the rooms to be clean and comfortable, others were disappointed with the lack of cleanliness. Several guests reported dirty bathrooms, stained towels and sheets and neglected hallways. However, there were also guests who praised the good cleaning of facilities and described the rooms as immaculately clean. The hotel has a dated appearance but has been updated in some areas. Despite some negative reviews, many guests still found the rooms to be clean and tidy with a few describing the hotel as one of the cleanest places in the world. Overall, while cleanliness may not be consistent across all areas of the hotel, it is still possible to find clean and spacious rooms at a great location.

Staff
The staff at Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area have received rave reviews from guests. Reviewers have consistently praised the personal touch and courteous nature of the front desk and maid staff. Visitors have also commented on the 24-hour reception and plentiful parking. While some reviewers mentioned that the staff wasn't friendly until morning checkout, the overwhelming majority praised the friendly and informative service they received. Staff members were noted for being attentive, helpful and efficient. Foreign guests and those who do not speak English fluently also reported experiencing warm and welcoming service from the staff. Overall, guests are impressed with the quality of the welcome and service they received during their stay.

Pool
The Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area has an outdoor pool, which is a great amenity to have during a hot day. However, some guests have mentioned that the pool area can be quite noisy. Nonetheless, others have enjoyed relaxing by the lovely pool with loungers. While some reviews mentioned the pool being nonusable, many others found it to be clean, spacious and enjoyable. Whether you are looking for a refreshing dip or a tranquil afternoon by the pool, this motel has got you covered with its outdoor_pool.

Beach
The Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is the perfect spot for beach lovers! With its easy access to the ocean and being ideally located just a short walk away from the beach, guests have been loving the proximity to the sandy shores. Although the beach near the hotel is not suitable for swimming, it's a great spot for those who love to observe wild animals like sea elephants and there are also hiking trails nearby. While some guests prefer to stay in Pismo during highway one trips, the motel's strategic location in San Simeon is highly appreciated. Overall, if you love a quiet and isolated beach, the Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area is a great choice.

Parking
Guests of Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area have raved about the parking situation at the hotel with many saying there is plenty of parking available and that it is conveniently located near the rooms. The parking is also free of charge, making it a great bonus for those driving to the hotel. Some guests did mention the need to navigate stairs with luggage to get to their rooms, but overall the convenience of the parking outweighed this minor inconvenience. The hotel also boasts proximity to the ocean and on-site dining options, making it a great choice for those looking to explore the area. However, one guest mentioned slipping on a wet floor when returning their keys, so guests should exercise caution in wet conditions.

Accessible
Guests with disabilities might face some challenges at Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area as there is no elevator and some stairs to overcome even on the 1st floor. However, the convenient location near the beach and the quiet rooms with basic amenities, such as a fridge and a microwave, make up for it. Guests appreciate the presence of mosquito nets and the possibility of an early check-in. Some guests mention the lack of hairdryers and the need to bring their own toiletries because of COVID-19 restrictions. Finally, guests recommend bringing drinking water from the front desk as there is no hot water in the rooms and some guests had inconvenience finding nearby stores for essential items.


Yes, Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Outdoor Pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area.

Yes, Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area welcomes dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area.

No, Motel 6-San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area doesn't have a gym.

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