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Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages

#60 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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4500 Ocean Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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Ankara Province, Turkey
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Need a rest by the oceanside? wanna fall asleep listening to the sound of waves? wish to enjoy the silence? then this is exactly where you need to go... perfect stay, worth every penny.. you can also enjoy the vibrant nightlife around, or go out for a run on the beach!

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APPLE VALLEY
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64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The concept of having a cottage sitting over the ocean is so cool. The view is awesome and the cottages are very cute. That being said, we were so disappointed by the lack of maintenance to the pier, the deck and fencing of the cottage and even the interior of the cabin. The cost per night meant that this was... More 

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Thank VashonTammy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We visited this past w/e and stayed in the 2bedroom #19. We had my dad with us who is 86 his second visit. He likes that he can go and sit out on the deck or walk the pier. We also liked watching the sun come up go downand walking to the various restaurants that are along the walkway. The... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here in Cabin Nbr 8 and absolutely loved the experience of relaxing while watching the surfers, the waves, and the Sunsets! The Beach was fabulous as well. You can easily walk from Pacific Beach to Mission Beach to find delicious meals and gifts for the folks back home. The cabin has the split door, so you... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We have stayed here before last May 2015 and I reviewed it, but this time we had an opportunity to stay in another cottage B. This had a great view, cottage, and it was private. We just kicked back watched the surfers, grilled, drank, and enjoyed the ocean view.

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timnath, co
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The GOOD: - The views and experience were awesome. - The cottages are very quaint. - The location is awesome. The BAD: - Customer service is absolutely terrible. The front desk ladies were rude and unhelpful. - WARNING!!!! - If you are going during the summer be prepared to sweat A LOT. The rooms have no AC and are smoking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Without a doubt the Crystal Pier Hotel has one of the best locations right on the beach / water. Unfortunately it seems to me that they've forgotten that customer service is also one of the most important aspects. We rented one of the hotel rooms for three nights. Nice kitchen, awesome view, life is good. Put everything away, no ice... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Just enjoyed 4 days at Crystal Pier. A very unique venue and so enjoyable. The rooms are comfortable and family friendly. Its hard to leave your deck because the views and access to the beach and shopping are so aweswome.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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85 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Are you looking for somewhere to stay in san Diego? Thats the place! No doubt! We rent a cottage for a long weekend and it was one of my fav time in my life! Enjoy the cute and comfortable cottage and lie down in the patio all night! You should reserve it in advance, its always fully booked for high... More 

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Quartz Hill, California, USA
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Every room at this property has a great view. These cottages are right on the pier and all of the units are over the beach. This property has an old school feel ( and look ) and only one of the units has an air conditioner so bring a fan if you come during the summer. The location is perfect... More 

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