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Beachcomber Motel

533 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in San Clemente
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was awesome! Very clean, great customer service and a beautiful view of the ocean and pier. For guests that have a larger vehicle, parking is very, very tight. All rooms have an ocean view, chairs on the porch as well as lounge chairs in the yard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit from check in to check out. We got there a little early and was still able to get into our room... Then on to boogie board at the beach below (we brought our own beach toys) and then dinner at the pier. . The nearby train was not a problem at all during the night, never even... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dear friend, who is a true beach lover, recommended this hotel on our way from LA to San Diego-his description: funky, great location, truly "motel no-tell" type accommodations! Frankly, this would NEVER be my stop if not for our friend! Well, the Beachcomber more than met our expectations for location, view, proximity! Old fashioned motel - concrete block outside,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twelve single story units ocean front on a bluff overlooking one of the most picturesque beaches you'll ever see. White stucco and red tiled roofs. It doesn't get more "San Clemente" than this. Newly remodeled, the entire property is perfection. You will never want want to leave, but if you must, everything is close by. Sunset views over the pier... More

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Laguna Hills, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beachcomber Motel in San Clemente is a charming motel set on a cliff overlooking the San Clemente Pier and Beach. We have stayed at beachfront locations for decades and this has the finest view you could ask for. The motel (my wife had never stayed at a motel before) has been recently renovated and could be described better as a... More

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We had originally booked the Hampton Inn for a quick overnight in San Clemente when my daughter-in-law's mother sent an email about the Beachcomber. She and her husband are planning a trip to Southern California in a couple of months, and their friend, a self-proclaimed "beach aficionado" said they MUST stay at the Beachcomber. While we trust the reliable Hampton... More

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Last minute booking, very accommodating. On the side of the hill coming away from the pier, it's an updated old-style motel. Grounds are great, plenty of places to sit and relax. Rooms appear to have been updated recently, they are retro-cool. One of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. Nice clean modern bathroom. Handy addition of a... More

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Boulder City, NV
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

You can't beat the view, and the rooms (we had # 5 & 6) have all been redecorated and are very comfortable in all ways. The hosts were friendly, helpful and very interested to make our stay enjoyable. Location to pier, restaurants & the village make it ideal. We'll be back & will bring more friends & family! Loved hearing... More

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San Clemente, Ecuador
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Quaint small units each with its porch overlooking San Clemente pier, Pacific sunsets and a large private grassy yard for guests' use. Amtrak stops nearby. Enjoy the ocean from the train en route, and even more from your porch. Absolutely Unique!

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We love to spend special occasions at the Beachcomber. It is nothing fancy but it has all the necessities you could need. The showers are a little small but when you get a unit with the full kitchen, it's convenience at it's best. We live only 30 minutes from here so we like to bring most of our food and... More

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Address: 533 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672
Location: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
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