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Del Mar Motel on the Beach

1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
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Yuma, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. Booked online, and because of the pics decided to try it. Upon arrival, I was so disappointed at what it really was. The "oceanfront" room was filthy, and has a window you can see the ocean through, but it doesn't open!! I was charged over $200 a night for this. I... More 

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Caulfield, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was wonderful, right on the beach. Our reservation was for 5 nights. We were there for a wedding, with 6 rooms reserved all of us flying in from different parts of the country. I'm sure the staff is fine if you don't have a problem, we had a problem. First our plane had mechanical problems, we were suppose... More 

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Murrieta, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We found this gem on the beach by accident while eating next door at the Poseidon restaurant last year. We've been back numerous times as we love it here. Right on the beach, nice rooms and hospitable staff. We recommend this to anyone that loves the beach and a chill type vacation spot.

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Monaca, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a great place. The rooms were clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. Beach was gorgeous. There was a nice patio are with tables and grills. Lots of chairs in front to watch ocean. Convenient to places to eat. Will return.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here for my birthday in late September. The staff was so helpful; the rooms were clean and comfortable; the beach was literally a few steps from our hotel; the parking was free; it was an amazing birthday trip! We stayed on the east side (room 134) and I'm glad. The west side is where the... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

It really is the only Motel on the Beach in Del Mar & the location is fabulous. The rooms are clean, large & dated - staff is not unfriendly, but not friendly either, perhaps disinterested. They don't seem to care when you are repeat customers, no special welcome or consideration, oh well, it is what it is. Don't think paying... More 

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1 Thank TravPeeps
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This little motel on the beach was awesome! We checked in on a Friday & the front desk clerk was great & friendly. Our room was clean & inviting loved the beachy feel. Everything was in walking distance. Loved the deck with the chairs facing the ocean, it was a great place to relax in the morning with our mimosas.... More 

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garden grove, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

The Del Mar Motel is just that...a motel. The rooms are nothing special but the location is just perfect if you are looking for a beachfront stay. The beach is right out of your door and next to the lifeguard station. There are two patios and several BBQs for cooking up your favorite patio meal. The motel is old but... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A great place to visit in southern California. The common areas are clean and inviting. The beach is within view of tables and chairs. The staff are friendly and conscientious. A relaxing place to gather for a get away.

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Roscoe, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

First time in Del Mar...loved it!!! First impression was iffy but once you get settled in and literally walk a few steps to the beach you forget about the little things!! Would definitely stay here again.. Close to shopping & food!! But would recommend two things..get rid of the carpet in the rooms ewww...and a light on the desk for... More 

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