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Tuscan Villa - #ss2
2.2 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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4.5/5Wonderful! (13 reviews)
great location

"very nice house with a private secluded location"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Tuscan Villa - #ss2
Delightful Beachfront
5.1 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Lovely getaway!

"We loved loved this little gem of a spot. It’s beautifully situated on the beach, not far from sweet little Cambria, elephant seals and Hearst Castle ( currently closed due to COVID). Perfect spot to unwind and relax. Bring binoculars for whale watching and star gazing! Loved loved loved!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Delightful Beachfront
Cavalier Oceanfront Resort
3.5 out of 5
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.1/5Very Good! (939 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and our room was perfect! Ocean view and a fireplace in the room. Loved it. Excellent stay"…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2020

Cavalier Oceanfront Resort
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San Simeon Lodge
2.5 out of 5
4.9 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
The price is $59 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.8/5Good! (968 reviews)

"Clean room, good customer service, great mini market around the corner"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

San Simeon Lodge
Oceanfront Escape: 4 BR, 3 BA Condominium in San Simeon, Sleeps 10
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Multi family beach getaway

"This was a perfect getaway for my sister and our families to spend some quality time together in our "little bubble" during the pandemic. There was pleny of room for the 10 of us. No need to bring beach toys, towels or board games. This is all available!.... Relaxing on the deck, listening to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Oceanfront Escape: 4 BR, 3 BA Condominium in San Simeon, Sleeps 10
Striking Oceanfront- The Sand at Your Feet!
5.1 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Great spot

"Just like the photos. Awesome location. Incredible view. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Striking Oceanfront- The Sand at Your Feet!
Cozy Condo By The Sea
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
No view . Not far to walk to the beach .

"Very clean, comfortable and quiet area."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Cozy Condo By The Sea
Sands by The Sea
2 out of 5
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $69 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.8/5Good! (958 reviews)

"Gave me a nice ocean view for the price of standard room. Quick Process check in is priceless when you Are tired and was on the road all day."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Sands by The Sea
A Charming Seaside Escape
5.2 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
Beautiful setting

"Clean and comfortable. Loved hearing the ocean and seeing sunsets from the deck. Beach access isn’t ideal for older folks walking, but there are beautiful beaches within a short driving distance. Morro Bay, Cambria and Harmony are a short drive away south, also and very enjoyable. Elephant seals ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

A Charming Seaside Escape
Days Inn by Wyndham San Simeon
2 out of 5
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $47 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
3.6/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Great front desk service. Room is nice but the blow drier didn’t work, the bathroom sink was plugged and some of the carpet was coming apart. Other than that it would of been perfect!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham San Simeon
Silver Surf Motel
2 out of 5
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $50 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.9/5Good! (1,129 reviews)

"Nice room, great location always works for us. We will be back in December."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Silver Surf Motel
Quality Inn near Hearst Castle
2.5 out of 5
5.1 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.7/5Good! (978 reviews)

"Pros: Good value for the price! Rooms have plenty of space, shower/tub combination, and an indoor pool (in which I haven’t been), beautiful flora, mesmerizing 1920’s Hollywood/Beverley Hills fixtures (outdoors), fairly quiet atmosphere, nothing has gone missing from house keeping/hotel start. Cons: ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Quality Inn near Hearst Castle
Motel 6 San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area
2 out of 5
5.2 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $40 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.5/5Good! (981 reviews)

"It’s clean. Quiet. We felt safe. A few miles from Ragged Point and Cambria old town"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Motel 6 San Simeon, CA - Hearst Castle Area
Sea Breeze Inn
2 out of 5
5.2 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $50 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.7/5Good! (983 reviews)

"Property was ok. Room clean. Its in San Simeon, California."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Sea Breeze Inn
The Morgan Hotel San Simeon
3.5 out of 5
5.2 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $72 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4/5Very Good! (957 reviews)

"Enjoyed the ocean view. Staff was very friendly and accommodating ."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

The Morgan Hotel San Simeon
Brook's Beach Retreat- #ss6
5.1 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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Brook's Beach Retreat- #ss6
Courtesy Inn San Simeon
2 out of 5
5 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $45 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.4/5Good! (975 reviews)
Simple and clean

"This low priced hotel had some bad reviews but I needed something inexpensive so I tried it. No issues! Bed comfy, sheets fresh and clean, bathroom sparkled, tv, microwave, minifridge, and hairdryer work fine. Also, they gave me discount coupon for next door restaurant and it was good too."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Courtesy Inn San Simeon
Ragged Point Inn and Resort
3 out of 5
8.3 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $159 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.4/5Excellent! (490 reviews)

"The view from our room was fantastic and very spacious. However, it was extremely dated and not as clean as it should have been upon arrival. There were hairs on the floor in the entryway and some in the tub. The plumbing was terrible, and the water wasn’t very hot. Wifi was rarely usable, which ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Ragged Point Inn and Resort
White Water
3 out of 5
7.4 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
The price is $159 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.6/5Wonderful! (141 reviews)

"Great service very clean great access to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

White Water
Oceanpoint Ranch
3.5 out of 5
7.1 mi from Elephant Seal Rookery
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (868 reviews)

"We really liked the unique style. It felt rustic, but modern... like a boutique hotel. The high ceilings were very cool. And we would have totally played their giant scrabble game in the arcade if we had more time."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Oceanpoint Ranch
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Elephant Seal Rookery is located in a historic area of San Simeon known for its beautiful beaches and array of dining options. San Simeon is home to 15 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Things to See and Do Near Elephant Seal Rookery

Now that you've visited Elephant Seal Rookery, you can discover the sights within a few miles of the area.

Learn about local history at Piedras Blancas Lighthouse and San Simeon Pier. Explore nature at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach and William Randolph Hearst State Park.

Hearst Ranch Winery and Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay are some sights worth a visit in the area. Hearst Castle is also located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from Elephant Seal Rookery, and San Simeon State Park is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Elephant Seal Rookery?
Elephant Seal Rookery is located in a historic area of San Simeon known for its beautiful beaches and array of dining options. San Simeon is home to 20 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that’s perfect for your stay.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Elephant Seal Rookery?
Cavalier Oceanfront Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. You’ll find it 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from Elephant Seal Rookery. Other good options around the area include Silver Surf Motel and San Simeon Lodge.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Elephant Seal Rookery, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals near Elephant Seal Rookery.
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