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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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rhode island
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96 reviews 96 reviews
36 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Pinconning, Michigan
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174 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Santa Barbara
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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Victoria, Canada
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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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Salt Lake City
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29 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I wanted a couple days to unwind and San Diego seemed like a nice place to do that. I wanted to walk along the ocean and sit and stare at the water-this motel was perfect for that. For as many motels/hotels and beaches as there are in SD, there are very few motels on the actual beach, which is why... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed here this past week. It is the perfect spot - right on the beach.Two very good restaurants right next door. Our room was very comfortable and large. The bedding and pillows were comfortable. No carpet on the floor; nice wood textured flooring. TV, Micro and coffeemaker are included. Note that the building is situated East... More 

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Upland, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We loved the Del Mar Motel on the Beach. My wife and I stayed there 1 night on an overnight trip down to the San Diego area. When you walk out of your room you are literally steps from the sand and great restaurants. We walked up to the town for breakfast the next morning at the Americana for a... More 

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Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As long as your perspecitve is clear this is a great throw back but also very convenient since you can literally walk out of the back of the hotel and be on the beach. The weekdays are not usually too crowded but the weekends are, so if you want real Ocean Front and sand between your toes within seconds of... More 

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new jersey
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This hotel is a through back to the 60's It is a clean but not fancy property. However, the staff is great. They supply beach chairs, boogy boards and unbrellas for the beach and beach towels. I recommend it highly. Many restaurants and shopping within walking distance.

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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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