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A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House

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5054 Narragansett Ave., San Diego, CA 92107
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Batavia, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst B&B I ever stayed in. Had to pay for entire stay in advance (now I know why). Never saw innkeeper the entire 6 night stay. Room key and information were left in envelope in mail box along with instruction to return the keys to the mailbox when we left. There was no breakfast served, only $7.50 voucher each at... More 

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Austin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our recent stay at Elsbree House in San Diego! From the fresh flowers that awaited us, to the homemade "rocky road" cake in the refrigerator, we felt very welcomed here. The location can't be beat, everything was very clean and comfortable, and we enjoyed every minute of it. Also, when our flight was delayed, the owner/manager most graciously... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I'm so pleased with the Elsbree house - Katie was a wonderful host even though we never had the pleasure of meeting her face to face. With separate, private entrances you really do feel like the Elsbree house is your home away from home. We arrived on Friday, later than anticipated, and were welcomed with a clearly labeled envelope with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was our first time in the San Diego area, and the condo was perfect for us. It was very clean, and the arrangement of bedrooms worked well for us, with one downstairs and two upstairs. The bed mattresses are super-comfortable! The kitchen is well-equipped, and we were greeted with a plate of cookies and our own Christmas tree, with... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I used to travel to San Diego a couple times a year, but had not been back for a decade or so. We couldn't have asked for a better reintroduction to San Diego or the beach. Since it was just the two of us we stayed in the downstairs of the vacation condo. The space was immaculate,... More 

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Temecula, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had wonderful time at Elsbree House. The rooms were very clean, the property had beautiful plants and flowers. It was great to sit on the patio and just listen to all the sounds around you. Katie, the owner was very helpful with suggestions on things to do and places to eat. Everybody was very friendly and Katie fixed a... More 

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Owhalen, Innkeeper at A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at 'A BEACH BED & BREAKFAST". We loved having you as our guests. We sure appreciate you taking your time and writing us a GREAT view ! We look forward to your next visit. Katie, Innkeeper More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was a great find in Ocean Beach. We rented the vacation condo for a week and it was amazing. The back deck was awesome! It was a nice shaded area perfect for the adults, as the kids played games on the kid sized table. This was the perfect getaway for us and we hope to be back very soon!... More 

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Owhalen, Innkeeper at A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to you staying with us in the future. Susan, Innkeeper More 

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13 hotel reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I called this adorable B & B for our Anniversary. The lady on the phone was so accommodating , Sweet, open & honest. Thank You for being so patient and answering all my questions. I thank you for being so honest! You have my utmost respect!! if it wasn't for parking our Classic Corvette on a street away from the... More 

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Owhalen, Innkeeper at A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House, responded to this review

Thank you Jeanette, We take great pride in offering "our best hospitality " to ALL our guests. We hope you will stay with us the next time you are in San Diego. We have a lovely vacation condo that comes with an off street parking space. Thank you for writing your kind review of our hospitality. Katie, Innkeeper More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is perfect for a relaxing and a surf beach vacation in OB very close the the beach you can be at the beach front within a minute from the B&B and and can walk to all the restaurants and shops. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The people and the atmosphere is great! I highly recommend it!

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Owhalen, Owner at A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House, responded to this review

Thanks Hilary for staying with us. We appreciate your kind words about our little B&B near the SEA in OB !! We look forward to your next visit. Katie Elsbree, Owner More 

Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed for three nights in August, 2014. I would highly recommend this BandB as an alternative to the pricey Downtown SD Bay and Mission Bay hotels. Location: the house is located on a quiet street within walking distance of the beach, sunset cliffs, OB shopping and restaurants, and the fishing pier. This is not in central San Diego, so if... More 

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Owhalen, Innkeeper at A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. It was fun talking to you about Buffalo, NY. We appreciate you writing this great review about our little beach town in Southern California. We too love "OB" because it is a "community" where people know each other they smile at you and say hello. We have very high ocean waves today--the highest in... More 

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