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The Little Inn by the Beach

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Quaint local family owned Inn with ocean view, yet near Hwy 5, restaurants, shops. We offer a king or 2 queen bed clean, comfortable and spacious rooms with the following amenities:Continental Breakfast Daily Patio and ocean/sunset view Microwave and mini fridgeCoffee maker, iron, iron board, and hair dryerDining and office table and chairsAlarm clock radio with adaptor for Ipod, music deviceTV, DVD player and DVD moviesParking – some coveredLocal restaurants, surf board and bike rental, shopping and night life walking distanceEasy on and off Hwy 5 access, just minutes to San Onofre, Camp Pendleton, Dana Point Harbor, State Park, Beaches
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
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Full view
63Somewhat walkable
Grade: 63 out of 100
45Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews convenient access star hotel dana point tables and chairs hotel room minute walk enjoyed our stay southern california
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

I stayed here with a friend overnight while attending the Ohana festival in Dana Point. The price was right, and we were delighted with the cleanliness and unexpected amenities in the room. It’s a very cute, kind of retro inn. The front desk was person...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Mariel S
Response from Jerre L, Reputation Management at The Little Inn by the BeachResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Maybe next time you will stay for breakfast!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at The Little Inn. I will say I was a bit nervous, after reading some of the reviews, but we found this to be a quaint hotel with all that we needed to enjoy our time in San Clemente. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Southmansion
Response from Jerre L, Reputation Management at The Little Inn by the BeachResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for being our recent guest at The Little Inn by the Beach, San Clemente, Ca. I'm glad to know that you found your bed super comfortable and our location is convenient for you. Thank you for your business and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

San Clemente Little Inn by the Beach is a throwback to family run motels of several decades ago...if it had had a magic fingers chair ($0.25) it would have been a perfect copy. This is a clean, comfortable 2.5 star hotel. Although the name says...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank FlyguyAustin
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The staff was friendly but the motel itself is not great. The beds were hard as a rock. The pillows, flat like a pancake. Linens, itchy. The windows were so thin and the 5 freeway was coming right into our room. the beds, pillows, and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank alison m
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to San Diego. The front desk was very hard to get a hold of, and the room was very dated. The floor was damp, the pillows flat, and the beds terribly uncomfortable. While it was clean, would not stop...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Billylikesfop | Reviewed this property |
Believe me, this isn't somewhere you want to go/stay. I'm not too familiar with this site but feel free to email me so I can give you a more detailed explanation. I might still have the pics Also, the dude behind the desk... More
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"There are NO good rooms at this hotel"
twhitaker7
19 Aug 2018
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"The donut shop across the street has an excellent breakfast croissant."
MikenMEinSV
31 Jul 2018
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"Don't stay at this place unless the price is reduced to less than $100/day"
VincentP350
30 Aug 2017
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"Room 304 is not an updated room."
stattad
20 Aug 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$82 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the little inn by the beach hotel san clementelittle hotel san clemente
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Motel San Clemente
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan Clemente
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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