Ocean View Inn

8425 Cabrillo Hwy , Montara, CA 94037 USA (Show map)


WHY STAY IN A BOX? Beautiful location in this charming turn of the century B&B located across from Montara State Beach offering spectacular sunsets viewed from beautifully adorned spacious suites & penthouses. Ideally located near SFO & San Francisco, between the quaint coastside communities of Half Moon Bay and Pacifica. Easily found along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway in Montara, California. For families, special occasions, business or just a getaway, bask in the spacious suites & Penthouses that offer all the amenities of home. Montara is the hidden gem of the San Mateo Coastline. Extended stay suite available. Perfect for small families, honeymooners, Seniors and business travelers. All of the Inn's oversized rooms have private entrances with decks and ensuite bathrooms. All rooms are non-smoking. The Inn can accommodate parties of up to 40 people in the garden area for weddings, family gatherings and other special occasions. Accommodations include WiFi, premium cable lineup, continental breakfast, ample parking and daily housekeeping services. Front desk open from 8am-10pm only.




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  • Guest room3.2
  • Service3.4
  • Value3.0
  • Cleanliness3.6
  • Onsite Dining3.6

Great room!

3.8 on September 06, 2016

Fantastic location! Stayed in master suite which has been completely refurbished top to bottom. Really nice! The breakfast should include more than oatmeal and coffee provided in the shop next door though.

We loved it there!

4.4 on January 04, 2015

Very charming Bed and Breakfast! We were so graciously upgraded to the pent house on the 3rd floor because a big group showed up. It was so charming and felt like home we didn't want to leave. The views were amazing! We will be going back for sure.

Pleasant stay

3.4 on May 31, 2012

The rooms were old and smelled funny but once we got used to the smell, it was ok. The room was nice & roomy but the beds were pretty hard. I was impressed with the service. And breakfast in the morning came right on time, and the service was excellent.

you get what you pay for in that area

1.8 on February 03, 2012

wanted a cheap alternative for an ocean-view stay in that area; took advantage of bedandbreakfast.com's $50 discount which still made it pricey for what you got

Ocean View B&B July 2011

3.4 on August 07, 2011

The staff was extremely friendly, room was very large and roomy. It did have a musty smell, but with the air/fans going it was fine. We stayed there and drove into SF. The pricing was better then in SF. Enjoyed the ocean view, The little cafe next door, WONDERFUL!!

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Rooms & Rates

Princeton King Suite

Views, views, views,. This suite offers it all. Located on the 2nd floor of the inn, the Princeton king suite lets you experience all that the Ocean View Inn can offer. Lay in your Eastern King size bed & watch the ocean, susnet, stars, moon & world go by. Spacious ensuite bathroom with elegant decor offers all the luxury. A 42" HD flat screen lets you watch your favorite move in bed. A large shared sun deck lets you relax in the sun. This suite offers neighborhood, sunset, horizon and Pacifica Coast Highway views. Don't stay in a box when you can have all the comforts of home at Ocean View Inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $299 - $599

Montara Penthouse

Perched on the 3rd floor, this amazing penthouse offers a very intimate getaway. A spacious open floor plan with a private sun deck awaits you. Turn on the fireplace, watch a movie on the 42" HD flat screen & relax. Comfy pillows & soft throws warm you as you watch the sunset, ocean waves from the chaise lounge or the pillow top queen bed. Slumber to the sound of the waves & sea air after relaxing from the hydro massage shower. The Montara penthouse offers sunset, ocean, coastal and Pacific Coast Highway views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $329 - $799

Pillar Point King Suite

Let the rays of the morning sun color your room. Located on the 2nd floor of the inn, this suite features a beautiful historical art cathedral stain glass window. this suite is room & elegant. Slumber in your Eastern king size bed with beautiful & warm bedding. Whether watching a movie on the 42" HD flat screen or lounging on the sun deck, you will slumber to the sound of the ocean waves. Ocean theme decor and a roomy ensuite bathroom is perfect for dressing or lounging in a warm shower. This suite offers a comfortable sofa bed. Views include mountains, neighborhood and garden views only.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $359 - $699

Pacifica Executive Living Suite

1400 sq ft of home, ideal for the extended stay travelers or long term. This two-room living suite offers an Eastern kings size bed with all the amenities, with a separte living room that leads you to a private sun deck. Historical stain glass windows adorn this two-room suite with a touch of history & elegance. Featuring a 42" HD Smart flat screen, with comfortable overstuffed lounge chairs. A spacious ensuite bathroom with plenty of storage space. Included in this living suite is a comfortable queen size sofa bed for a separate sleeping area. This suite offers neighborhood, sunset, partial ocean and Pacific Coast Highway views. Available for monthly and extended stays. Daily housekeeping service included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $229 - $599

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Location Type

Mountains, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Secluded, Small town, Waterview


San Francisco, CA (SFO) 19 miles

Directions to property:

Directly off Pacific Coast Highway (Cabrillo Hwy) between Half Moon Bay and Pacifica. From the South, take 92 towards Half Moon Bay and turn right onto Cabrillo Hwy 7 miles to Montara & Ocean View Inn. From the North, take Cabrillo Hwy to Pacifica through the tunnels about 7 miles to Montara. Directions in detail on www.oceanviewinnhmb.com From SFO, take 101 south to 92 west to Half Moon Bay and turn right onto Cabrillo Highway.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Harbor Sailing Rides, Deep Sea Fishing, Surfing, Tide Pools/ Seals, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Mansion

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Microwave, Parking, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities , NO ROLLAWAYS

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Whalewatching, Surfing, Surfing, Surfing, Surfing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A $100 security deposit is required at time of check-in.
  • Cancellations: Our cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival date or 3 days. If cancelled within the cancellation policy, the full amount of the stay is payable. Guests are required to authorize $100 at time of check for incidentials.
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On Site Manager

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Love for entertaining, cooking and gardening. As a couple we inspire to make each guest feel like they are at home. Together we offer a variety of expertise such as interior design, event management and hospitality perfection. Love for the ocean and environmentalist. We just love where we live.

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  • Time Served: 7:30am - 10:00am
  • Serving Location: On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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