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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in Feb 2017. What a pleasure Freda the owner was amazing. Her home is filled with art from all over the world a garden that is amazing and she is so much fun. It was pouring down rain and being in her home was warm and welcoming not to mention she is an amazing...

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed here over the 3 day holiday ( MLK). The place was centrally located. We could walk everywhere to shops, restaurants, bars, the Cabrillo playhouse, and the San Clemente pier. The room was cozy and nice. It has a shower/bathtub with jets like a spa! Wonderful. It has a t.v. and a comfortable bed. Freda catered a lovely 5...

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Ronald, thank you so much for the 5-star review...it means a lot since you have stayed at so many amazing places and experienced the best of the best in hospitality. Look forward to hearing your Christmas CD and welcoming you both again to Always Inn or one of my beach rentals in San Clemente! Hugs, Freda and Indy

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We are regulars to San Clemente but decided to try something different so we booked a last minute stay at the Always Inn over Christmas. I'm so glad we did. The Inn was filled with the Christmas Spirit and Freda was a wonderful host. Our room was comfortable and inviting. We chatted with Freda each morning as she served up...

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Rose and Joel, Thanks so much for the review! So glad you found us and look forward to your return visit! Indy is doing well! Fazileh just left for San Francisco - she experienced the Rose Bowl Parade in person and thoroughly enjoyed the Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Casa Romantica, whale watching and the Huntington Library, Museum and...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Frieda is a wonderful hostess. We were the only family at the B&B so she made us a five and three course breakfast respectively for the nights we stayed. She was so lovely and treated us like family even though we had never met. I have been to a few B&Bs and definitely have never had breakfasts that delicious. Only...

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Taylor, it was such a pleasure to host the three of you; please come visit again and bring the other two children so they can enjoy the beach townhouse. Thanks again for the kind comments! BTW, I washed the baby blanket and need your address info to mail it to you. Hugs, Freda and Indy

Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I were visiting San Diego for a friends wedding. He used to live in San Clemente and we decided to take a night to explore the area. We decided on Always Inn and are so happy that we did! Freda was a phenomenal host and gave us great tips on the area. She provided EVERYTHING we could...

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Brianna and Terence, it was such a pleasure to host you both; please come visit again and spend a few days in South OC when you go to the wedding in SLO next year. whalewatching, Catalina, Laguna.....Further south and east, the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are worth a visit along with the wine country in Temecula,...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Freda is the sweetest. The breakfast's were amazing. It was like staying with an old friend. San Clemente is beautiful. It is so peaceful and the pier is a great place to walk and watch surfers. We will be back.

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Hi Cindy and Darren, it was such a delight hosting you both. Look forward to your return visit...check out Freda's Favorites that I emailed you so you can return when we have one of the many special events in SC! Hugs, Freda and Indy

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Comfortable, hospitable, lovely. A gem, highly recommended. Freda is a thoughtful and highly accomplished dynamo of a lady who has created a relaxing, comfortable oasis in the heart of San Clemente. She makes an abundant, fresh, and expertly-cooked breakfast you can enjoy on the front porch, or in the mini-grotto side garden. There's always a plate of homemade cookies in...

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Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

With only a short stop planned in San Clemente on our summer vacation, for a business related event, I still could not make myself book a boring hotel room because I am a B&B fanatic. What a pleasant surprise to discover Freda and her lovely vintage San Clemente home/B&B, the Always Inn San Clemente! Located steps away from the Avenida...

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This B&B is owned by a very sweet lady who does everything she can to help you enjoy your stay. She has 3 rooms available for rent in her house--each one is a bedroom with an attached bathroom and has a TV, stocked refrigerator, spa tub, and lots of lotion, bubble bath, shampoo, shower gel, etc., etc., plus AC and...

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FredaDS, Owner at Always Inn San Clemente B&B, responded to this review

Dear Dustin and Dennis: It was such a pleasure to host you both. How did the hash browns heat up at home? Please visit again and thank you so much for the kind words on tripadvisor.com! Hugs, Freda and Indy

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Frida's kindness and warmth was exactly what my sister and I needed for a weekend getaway for us to remember our mother. Great location, delicious food and comfy rooms/beds. Frida's company and that of her dog and friend filled our hearts and stomachs. ❤️

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Always Inn San Clemente Bed & Breakfast is a charming beach close Tuscany-style inn located in the heart of the historic San Clemente downtown village. Winner of TripAdvisor's Service Excellence Award, Always Inn offers well-appointed rooms with all the amenities of a four-star hotel, without extra charges. Warm hospitality, clean room with private jetted spa baths, scrumptious breakfasts, cookies, bottled water, Belgian chocolates and fresh fruit make the inn popular with romantic getaway couples and business travelers alike. Just three blocks from San Clemente’s famed pier and beach, the inn is just steps away to 70 shops and boutiques, 50 restaurants, 12 art galleries, the Cabrillo Playhouse, the pier train station, and the beach hiking and biking trail. Guests enjoy meals on our deck, courtyard or outside patios, with palm trees, roses, gardenias, colorful vines and succulent and herb container gardens. Our family concierge service can arrange for theatre tickets, golf tee times, whale watching tours, visits to the mission, restaurant reservations, spa packages, picnic lunches, candlelight dinners in the courtyard, flowers, chocolate covered strawberries and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Always Inn San Clemente B&B

Address: 177 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, CA 92672-4040
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: RM628 - RM1,217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Always Inn San Clemente B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms looked nice and were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rcande007, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location!”
  • View from the pier at sunset!
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“Tell her your needs and she will try to give you a room which fits them.”
 of 5 bubbles dustinc4412016, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only 3 rooms to choose from. A little bit of late night noise from the bar half block away. Not a significant issue for us.”
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