A famously dog-friendly motor inn by the beach.
A traditional motor court, the humble Cambria Shores Inn has rooms arranged around a front lawn, bordered by Monterey cypress and pine trees, which runs down right to the edge of the ocean. The two dozen rooms here have basic American motel furnishings, including telephones, refrigerators, microwaves, TVs, and VCRs (with a free library of videos for guests to borrow), but are enlivened by green plants and sunny ocean-facing windows. A complimentary breakfast basket with fresh fruit, pastries and a carafe of orange juice will be delivered to your room every morning. For a small surcharge of around $10, your canine friend will get his or her own welcome basket containing dog biscuits, a copy of Fido Friendly magazine, bath towels, a special fuzzy bedspread, and a placemat for their food and water bowls. For motel guests, there are fresh cookies served in the afternoon followed by complimentary hors d'oeuvres in the early evening, while coffee and tea are available all day. Weekends require a two-night minimum stay.