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Capistrano Surfside Inn

3.5 of 5 34680 Pacific Coast Hwy, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624-1301
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Capistrano Surfside Inn is a cute little boutique hotel across from Doheny State Beach. The decor is dated and the carpet was stained, but the unit had everything we needed for a great and comfortable stay. We were in unit 211 and we had an oceanview. All units are equipped with everything from home, i.e., kitchen utensils, pots &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an update to my 9/1/2012 review I wrote about my annual 1 week vacation, at my Capo Beach timeshare. There is some new furniture, but the main attraction is the location and the view of the ocean/beach. If you want large bedrooms, see if a Sea Captain 2BR 2BA unit is available on the San Clemente side of... More

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Phoenix
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Don't dismiss this property. My three star rating is against my five star standard (Marriot Vacation Club properties) for timeshares. We ended up in an East facing room (ie. non-ocean view). However, that was fine with us as we were out and about each day. Leaving little time for gazing out the window. If you have your mind is set... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Read past reviews and I must say...We loved this place. Walking distance to beach...across the street. San Clemente pier so close. Has microwave n small fridge. Such a perfect little hidaway. We will be back.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We just returned from Capistrano, our second visit to the Surfside Inn. We totally enjoyed our visit, it's so relaxing, everything you need and then some. I am handicapped (oxygen 24/7) and when we arrived and parked in the garage we discovered the elevator out of service. The staff provided me with a space close to the front door limiting... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This complex is right across the Coast Highway from the beach. The beach is more for viewing. Not recommended for swimming. There are nicer swimming beaches close by within walking distance. There are fire pits on the beach as well as places to fish. There is a raised platform to cross over the highway. No need to worry about cars.... More

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Boulder City, Nv
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99 reviews 99 reviews
24 hotel reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spent a week at The Surfside inn in Capistrano Beach CA, We had a huge 2 bedroom unit with 2 baths. The unit was nice and had a patio with it's own BBQ. The view was not all that good as it over looked a Mexican Restaurant parking lot. If you leaned out you could see the ocean, Just not... More

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. I appreciate you taking the time to both review us and to point out a few things that may need our attention. I hope you think of us again if you are in the area ;0) -Amanda More

sacramento
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed a week at the Capistrano Surfside Inn and the place was very nice. We had a one bedroom unit overlooking the ocean with a nice balcony looking out at the ocean. The staff was very nice and the everything there was great. They have a nice jacuzzi and pool . There is a covered parking garage. We ate... More

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate the kind words. We hope you come to stay with us again next time you are in the area ;0) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Perfect place to relax and enjoy the ocean. Located near shopping, ocean activities, beach, and local sites. The staff are awesome and all of your needs are meet. Double jacuzzi tub makes for a romantic night. Dishes, cooking utensils, dish soap, towels and pool towels are provided. You can purchase food and grill out every night. Perfect vacation.

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate the kind words. We hope you are able to come stay with us again in the future. More

Bellevue, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We did rci timeshare exchange to stay here in February. The manager Amanda was very helpful in facilitating our stay! She arranged for us to upgrade to two bedroom unit when our party expanded from 2 to 6. We were in unit 216 with large covered deck and great view of ocean and beach. Not all units have ocean view... More

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CapoSurf, General Manager at Capistrano Surfside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It's our pleasure to accommodate any special requests that we can. Our pool was closed only because it was resurfaced recently (something we have to do every 10 years). Normally it's open year-round. Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again in the future! More

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Address: 34680 Pacific Coast Hwy, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624-1301
Location: United States > California > Capistrano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Capistrano Surfside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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