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Del Mar Motel on the Beach

2.0 of 5 1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were so glad to have discovered this little paradise. Not only was it a super deal (online special), but its' location was divine. The hotel itself is neat and bright. It feels as if you are vacationing in another time when life was simpler. We were awed by the views, the beachfront, and the sounds of... More 

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green valley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 4 nights at Del Mar Motel located right on the beach. A vacation spot like a vacation spot is suppose to be. The accommodations are very nice, large rooms and very clean. Walk right out your door and you are on the beach. Patio area for lounging and picnicking. Been there 3 times before and if they stay... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely motel right on the beach. Really nice room and laid back environment. There was a little bbq area outside my room where people has just started to cook their dinner. This added to a great atmosphere. I would recommend this place ! . Most bars and restaurant are within a 5 minute walk.

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, I want to preface this by saying that I have spent over 365 days staying in 5 star hotels. I am honestly reviewing a 2 star motel. This is a 5 star experience, not a 5 star hotel. If you want a 5 star hotel there's one 15 minutes walk up the street, please go stay there,... More 

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate your feedback and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are so very sorry for you and your husband’s lose. Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your time of grief. There is no place better to be than at the beach to renew your spirit. We look forward to your next... More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a gem! The location is just fantastic, with seating overlooking the ocean. The rooms are just fine, basic, but clean, large, and the beds comfortable. Wifi and parking both good and free. If you are looking for a good value stay right on the ocean, this is perfect. Only gripe would be plastic water glasses and polystyrene coffee cups!

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Gill, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager More 

rhode island
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98 reviews 98 reviews
36 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went here with my family, on a tip from a friend, and the location is incredible. Del Mar is a small but upscale seaside town, and this motel is the only one in town that has a beachfront location. It is not a luxury hotel,but a very reasonably priced, clean and attractive location. It is nestled along a mostly... More 

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate your feedback and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, for the most part. Your feedback and opinion aids us to know what areas need improvements and. You will be happy to know, new beds are on our bucket list for this year. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We... More 

Pinconning, Michigan
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279 reviews 279 reviews
173 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I was trying to find a motel near the beach on New Year's Eve. There were a lot of options, but most very expensive. After searching for two hours or so, I stumbled upon this hotel. The rate was cheaper than many others in the area, so I booked it through their website (cheaper than other websites). Parking is available,... More 

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy you stumbled across our quaint hotel. Unfortunately, we cannot control the noise from our surrounding neighbors, but please know, it is not the norm for the restaurant to have music. They only have entertainment once a year on New Year’s Eve. Thank you for your feedback, we hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Mikki... More 

New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This motel is ON THE BEACH in Del Mar, and you can hear the waves from your room. I have stayed here three times over the past 4 years, and previously it was a bit rough, but they have clearly upgraded their operations and this time it was very nice. The motel is still a little dated, but they have... More 

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and noticed our improvements. We thrive to make improvements each year whether it’s a big or small and it pleases us that our repeat guests take notice. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General... More 

Santa Barbara
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The Del Mar doesn't pretend to be anything it's not. It's an old school hotel that gets by on location, which is stellar, literally on the sand. Nearby we found great restaurants, such as Jake's, coffee shops, fun bars and more. Del Mar is a cute little beach town. We'll be back.

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager More 

Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is an old motel with all that that entails but it's all about location. It's RIGHT on the beach. It has common balconies on the water side. There is a lovely public park and beach half a block away, lifeguard station is right next door. The Main Street with all the restaurants is 2 blocks away. It also has... More 

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and appreciate you taking the time. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and love our location. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager More 

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Additional Information about Del Mar Motel on the Beach

Address: 1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
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Location: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Del Mar Motel on the Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Del Mar
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