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

5054 Narragansett Ave., San Diego, CA 92107
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$199 B&B near SEA n OB
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A Beach Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Condo at the Elsbree House
Ranked #6 of 40 San Diego B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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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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Oakland, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very nice. It was nice and clean; the bed was quite comfortable. Hostess helpful & very nice. Only criticism is that the "breakfast" was all carbohydrates. We opted to have breakfast in the many cafes in Ocean Beach.

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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. We are glad you enjoyed our many locally owned and operated cafes. Our breakfast is a heart healthy. We serve it in a formal dining room with antique dishes and a fire place. Orange juice- Yogurt with fresh strawberries- blue berries- and banana on top- Oatmeal- Raisin Brand- granola cereal- Boiled eggs or quiche-... More

Chandler, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I just stayed here with my mom and sister. Sherri was absolutely amazing and very personable. Breakfast was fantastic and the room.., well, it doesn't get much better than this! Comfy bed, all the amenities you need as well. Special little touches that make the stay worth the lack of parking!

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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 writing this lovely 5 star review.. We appreciate you sharing your experience. We look forward to your " next women's getaway" at our B&B near the SEA in OB ! Katie, Innkeeper More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was a quiet, little, place minutes from the beach.It was an oasis of peace in a busy beach seaside area. The staff Katie were top notch, knowledgeable of area attractions, and places to dine and explore....The room was peaceful and comfortable and the home was very charming.The breakfast was great and it was one of my favorite places we... More

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

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to write this "wonderful review." We hope you will plan another trip to see your children and that you will come back and B&B our guests near the SEA in OB ! Katie and staff, Innkeepers More

Europe
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Perfect location for a visit to Ocean Beach. Close to the beach and pier and easy walking distance to all OB points of interest. Nice rooms, very good beds. Clean and well maintained. Katie and her team are very nice and provide a friendly and efficient "home away from home" service. Ocean Beach is quite affected by the planes starting... More

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

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you writing this nice review. The San Diego International Airport is located right in the center of our lovely city. Our city officials have mandated that we have a "no fly zone" from 11 pm to 6:35 am . The good thing about our airport is when you land you are only... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place is the epitome of quaint B&B. Katie and her staff make you feel as though you are staying in their home....and you really are - Katie has been in OB (that's Ocean Beach) for 25+yrs. Take her advice on excursions and restaurants-she knows this sleepy little beach community inside and out. The accommodations were thoughtful and well appointed.... More

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

Thanks for staying with us on your Mother-Daughter Easter Getaway ! We loved having you two as our guests. Thank you for showing your appreciation for us. We are professional innkeepers. We have 29 years of Innkeepers experience. We are looking forward to your next visit. Happy Mother's Day to both of you ! Katie, Innkeeper More

Orange, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wow!! What a perfect spot to take a loved one or enjoy a quite time for yourself. The staff was great our room was extra comfortable and the yard was decorated so cute. Perfect to read a book, relax, yoga whatever your thing is. Walking distance from the Beach, Pier, Restaurants and more.The town has a mixed of people and... 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. We appreciate your wonderful review. We look forward to your next trip to our B&B near the SEA in OB ! Today is another beautiful day in sunny San Diego ! Katie, Cheri, & Bradley, Innkeepers . More

Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at Elsbree House and the location can't be beat - walking distance to Ocean Beach everything - beach, pier, restaurants. Parking is not great, and they are right under the airport flight line, but I fully realize they have zero control over either. Both women were incredibly friendly and accommodating - cookies set out, brownie... More

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

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate you writing a nice review. We do have a paid parking lot in the next block. It is $8 for 24 hours or $1 for every 3 hours. Ocean Beach is located at the Ocean in San Diego. We agree we have a GREAT location. Thanks for telling others about it. We... More

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved staying here! The owner, Katie is such a lovely woman! She really cares about the people who come to stay. It's wonderfully close to the pier and the beach, and to all the stores and restaurants! It feels like going to grandma's house!!

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

Thanks for a great review !! We loved having you as our guests. We look forward to your next visit. Please Come B&B our guests again near the SEA in OB !! Cheri and Katie, Innkeepers More

tucson
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place! Clean, beautiful decorations, super comfy bed. Would recommend to anyone! OB is a funky little town. I love it! No crowds. We went dieting apron break and the beaches where almost deserted.

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

Thank you ! Thank you and Thank you !! For telling other travelers about our little secret (Elsbree House B&B in OB near the SEA ) ! We look forward to your next visit to our little funky beach town "Ocean Beach" in San Diego. Thanks for writing a "PERFECT review" ! Katie & Cheri, Innkeepers More

Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay! The staff/owner is so kind. The food is delicious. The location is great. I would give this place nothing less than 5 stars and cannot wait to come back and stay here again. The B&B is right next to the beach and is within walking distance to good restaurants. The drive is not far... More

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

Thank you for staying with us. And "thank you" for taking your time to write us a a lovely review. We appreciate you telling others about our Little B&B near the SEA in OB !! We look forward to your next visit. Katie, Innkeeper More

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Address: 5054 Narragansett Ave., San Diego, CA 92107
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Elsbree House Beach Hotel San Diego
Elsbree House Beach Bed And Breakfast

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You will find yourself vacationing 500 feet from the Pacific Ocean where there is a pier with a magnificent view of the ocean, a beach to the right of the pier for surfing, swimming, or relaxation, and tide pools to the left of the pier for exploring. Ocean Beach is one of the last quaint true beach towns left in southern California. Ocean Beach or "OB" is known for its laid-back, eclectic charm. You will find 98 pubs/eateries within a 5 block radius, not to mention unique boutiques and a very large antique mall. Once you park your car or take a short cab ride from the airport you may not need a vehicle. Many of our guests utilize public transportation and forego a rental car during their stay. Our location is only 5-15 minutes by car from many major attractions including the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, La Jolla, the San Diego Convention Center, Petco Park, downtown San Diego, and the airport. Public transportation is available on the third corner. Our beach B&B has five rooms: 4 with queen beds and one room with 2 twin beds, all with private baths that accommodate two people per room. We also offer a two room suite with one queen bed and two twin beds with 2 private bathrooms which accommodates up to 4 guests. All of our rooms have full baths, private balconies or patios, and private entrances. All rooms have large closets equipped with beach towels, beach chairs, personal coffee makers, refrigerators, sound sleep machines, and ironing boards/irons. Our rooms are fully stocked for any occasion you may have planned. Thank you and Come B & B our guests! Katie & Susan - Innkeepers ... more   less 
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