After I shared the best camping/RV spots along the California coastline it’s time to reveal my favorite hotels along the ocean between Jenner and San Diego that are small and still affordable:
North of Jenner (HWY 1)
Timber Cove Inn, Jenner
From $125 if booked over third parties, e.g. Travelzoo, Groupon, Jetsetter
Free WiFi, free parking
The Inn above the Tide, Sausalito
Free WiFi, free cheese and wine reception, free breakfast
From $385/night or less if booked over a third party
Half Moon Bay (HWY 1)
Inn at Mavericks, Princeton-by-the-sea
Free WiFi, free parking, free snack basket
Big Sur (HWY 1)
Treebones Resort, Big Sur
Ragged Point Inn, Ragged Point
San Luis Obispo/Pismo Beach
The Cliffs Resort, Pismo Beach
Free WiFi, free parking.
From $169/night or less over third parties.
Cliff House Inn, Ventura
Free WiFi, free breakfast, free parking.
Newport Beach/Laguna Beach (HWY 1)
Crystal Cove Beach Cottages, Laguna Beach
The Inn at Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach
Complimentary wine reception.
From $189/night or less over third parties.
Kona Kai Resort, San Diego Shelter Island
From $135/night over third parties.
Bahia Hotel, San Diego Mission Bay
From $199/night or less over third parties.
Loews Hotel Resort, Coronado
From $150/night over third parties.