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Wave Crest Del Mar

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1400 Ocean Ave, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Wave Crest Del Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rialto, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were guests of a couple that own a timeshare there. The bungalow was a two bedroom, two bath, spacious, with high ceiling and lots of light, so you had the feel of outdoors with the comfort of indoors. The rooms were clean and beautifully painted in soft blues. It was so quiet that at night we did not even... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We love this place! Have been twice in 2 years. Would love to go every year if possible. Less than 2 hr. drive from LA. Great views of ocean from everywhere. We've had a suite with pull down bed, a little small, prefer the one bed room units. Location is great, long beach that's family friendly, small parks where it's... More 

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Highland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place is great. Very quiet. Very nice rooms. Perfect location. Couldn't ask for a better place if you would like a quiet vacation. My husband and I walked right across the tracks and down the cliff to the beach. Everybody is very respectful.

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Cold, nasty Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We were able to stay in a studio condo at the Wave Crest through Royal Holiday vacation program. I had been trying to get into this place for the past 4 years!! I can now see why it is so popular. Being able to stay in a condo overlooking the Pacific Ocean is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many people; at... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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360 reviews 360 reviews
30 hotel reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We spent a few nights at Wave Crest in Del Mar last week and it is an ideal setting! The complex is lovely and nicely maintained if a bit outdated with the furnishings. The landscaping is beautiful and there are numerous things to do within the complex - there is a "recreation" room with TV, coffee, tea, card table, games,... More 

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71 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a week recently in a one bedroom unit overlooking the park with a partial ocean view....the location of Wave Crest cannot be beat - it is situated on the cliffs of Del Mar overlooking the beach...at night you can hear the waves crashing on the beach and is within walking distance to all the lovely restaurants... More 

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Glendora, California, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is a timeshare property but it can be booked without being an owner. It is an older property and not that big, but that;'s it's charm. It is intimate and the close proximity to the beach makes it a highly desirable p;lace to stay. I stayed in a studio unit on the second floor. It was one of only... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This place WILL RUIN YOUR vacation. Don't waste your time with this place!!! HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE. Management could not care less about running this place right. The rooms are old and outdated dated. AC is horrible. Staff is down right rude the lady working in her office did not want to be working. The older guy with white hair wasn't much... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
22 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We have been visiting Wave Crest for 27 years and absolutely love it! The resort is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, the post office and of course, the beach! Many of the rooms have an ocean view, some will lull you to sleep with the sound of the waves breaking to shore at night. Anyone concerned with the mattresses... More 

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Pasco, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This was a nice resort in DelMar and we enjoyed our stay. We had a studio with a murphy bed which was not very comfortable. The kitchen was adequate. The pool water wasn't very clean....there were alot of bugs in it...not sure how often it got cleaned. I don't know if I would stay again but being by the ocean... More 

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Additional Information about Wave Crest Del Mar

Address: 1400 Ocean Ave, Del Mar, CA 92014
Location: United States > California > Del Mar
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Wave Crest Del Mar Hotel Del Mar

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