Cambria Pines Lodge is a quiet, mid-range hotel in quaint Cambria, off scenic Highway 1. It offers 152 homey rooms housed in several cottage-style wooden buildings amid lovely, relaxing grounds and hiking trails. Standard Rooms are a little basic and have outdated technologies such as tube TVs, but upper-level rooms and suites have gas fireplaces, mini-fridges, microwaves, and decks or private patios. The hotel offers a small day spa, complete with an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool; a solid restaurant with outdoor seating, and a lounge with daily live music. Freebies such as Wi-Fi, self-parking and daily breakfast are all perks. Those willing to walk to downtown Cambria should note that there is a long trail with 250-plus steps.