FAQ

Find the answers to all of our frequently asked questions here. If you do not find the answer to your question, feel free to contact us.

What are your check-in and check-out times?

Check-in: After 3pm
Check-out: 11am

We’re pleased to offer a completely contactless check-in process and keyless entry door locks. You will receive a text message on the morning of your arrival, just click the secure link and fill in your payment information. You will be charged a $1 authorization that will be refunded immediately. We will also email you the door lock access code to your room prior to arrival, so you can gain access to your room completely contactless. If you have any questions before, upon, or after arrival, you can text the Inn Keeper at (805) 927-4051 and they will respond promptly!

Do you have a front desk?

We do not have a physical front desk, but our Inn Keeper is always available to help you out during your stay! Feel free to text us at 805-927-4051 with any questions or requests.

Is there on-site parking available?

There is one parking spot available per room at the J. Patrick House & Inn.

Is the J. Patrick House & Inn pet friendly?

We currently do not allow pets in our facility, but our neighboring property, Cambria Pines Lodge, has pet-friendly lodging!

How close is Hearst Castle?

Hearst Castle is about ten miles (approximately ten to 15 minutes) north of us on Highway One.

Are Hearst Castle tickets for sale at J. Patrick House & Inn? What about discounts on tickets?

We do not sell tickets for Hearst Castle. As the State of California runs Hearst Castle, we are unable to offer discounts. Tickets can be purchased online at www.hearstcastle.org.

How close is the beach?

Moonstone Beach Drive is a little more than two miles away. It’s about a five-minute drive from us.

Do you have a taxi service?

There is one local taxi service, which can be reached at 805-927-4357.

Are there any wineries or tasting rooms close by?

There are seven wineries in Cambria and San Simeon, including Cutruzzola Vineyards and Stolo Family Vineyards. Check out the details at www.pacificcoastwinetrail.com. There are also two fun wine tasting shops in Cambria called Wine:Taste and Fermentations. If you’re up for a little drive, you can enjoy dozens of wineries and tasting rooms on Highway 46 within 30 minutes of the J. Patrick House & Inn.

Do you have a pool?

The J. Patrick House & Inn does not have a pool, but our guests are welcome to the pool at the neighboring hotel, Cambria Pines Lodge. Just email us to arrange a key and then walk, or drive across the street!

What are the hours for breakfast? Is breakfast included with our room?

Our breakfast is included with the cost of your room. Due to COVID-19, we are currently delivering breakfast to your room, 8:30-9am.

Can I request a specific room?

We have 7 unique rooms at the J. Patrick Inn that can be individually requested through our central reservation phone line or directly through our website. Third party websites (Expedia, Booking.com and Airbnb) can not distinguish between the different rooms. If you prefer a particular room, please book directly with us online or by phone.