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Visiting Cambria

History buffs will enjoy exploring Cambria, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its cafés. Around the area, top sights include Hearst Castle, Elephant Seal Rookery, and San Simeon State Park.

  • You'll find 78 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of San Simeon
  • The closest major airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) 51.4 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cambria

The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, Moonstone Beach Park, and Leffingwell Landing. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Cambria’s Historical Museum and Cambria Center for the Arts.

In Cambria, you'll be able to select from 62 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • J Patrick House Bed and Breakfast Inn - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Blue Dolphin Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Cambria Shores Inn - This 2-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and spa services. Expedia customers like its breakfast and comfortable rooms.

Top places to visit outside the city include Hearst Castle, located 11 mi (17.7 from the city center, and Elephant Seal Rookery, which is 14.4 mi (23.2 away.

Dressing for Cambria

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 59°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 65°F, while the average at night is 43°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 68°F with nighttime averages of 41°F
  • Cambria gets about 1.61 inches of rain per year
  • Usually September and October are the hottest months with an average of 67°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cambria?
J Patrick House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Sand Pebbles Inn and Squibb Houses as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cambria, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Cambria.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Cambria?
Based on reviews, Cambria Palms Motel is a popular 2-star property for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Cambria Pines Lodge and Creekside Inn.
What's the best hotel for families in Cambria?
Oceanpoint Ranch is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your family trip include Cambria Pines Lodge and Pelican Inn & Suites. Also, attractions in the area such as Morro Bay State Park and Paso Robles Event Center are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Cambria?
Moonstone Landing is a favourite hotel for couples, and features LCD TVs and a hot tub. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Pelican Inn & Suites and El Colibri Hotel & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Cambria?
Cambria Shores Inn is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a bar/lounge along with in-room kitchenettes for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach and Sea Otter Inn.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Cambria?
Moonstone Landing is a top hotel with a hot tub and free WiFi, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Oceanpoint Ranch and FogCatcher Inn.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Cambria?
El Colibri Hotel & Spa is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 34 guestrooms, a bar and a full-service spa. Cambria Beach Lodge and The Rigdon House are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation in Cambria to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Rigdon House is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and free parking. A couple of other options near historic sites include Castle Inn and Cambria Pines Lodge.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Cambria?
FogCatcher Inn is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Cambria Pines Lodge and Sea Otter Inn.

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