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Pacific Terrace Hotel

3.5 of 5 610 Diamond Street, San Diego, CA 92109
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2005

We are a family of four who stayed at the Pacific Terrace for 3 nights. I cannot believe that other posts do not list the overriding fact that the area of Pacific Beach is a complete dump and not family friendly. It is a mix of collge nightclubs, run down motels, surf dives, and delapidated shops. The crowd is college... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2005

My husband, two children (ages 10 & 11) and I stayed at the Pacific Terrace Hotel for 3 nights over spring break. We made our decision largely due to the positive reviews the hotel received. I was disappointed. I thought the hotel itself was average and pricey. Room was small and nothing special. Beds were comfortable. We stayed on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2005

I was in southern California for a business trip but decided to fly down one night early and treat myself to a beach front hotel for one night. I read the reviews on here before I booked my room and I totally agree with the raves! When I arrived on a Sunday evening, I was upgraded to a junior suite... More 

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2005

We were pleasantly surprised at the location of the hotel. Never having been to San Diego we had no idea what to expect. I found the people I spoke to on the phone great. I called a couple of times for different reasons and both calls were handled professionally and without any issues. When we tried to check in I... More 

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John Seymour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2005

My Wife and I spend 4 days at the Pacific Terrace on June 14 - 18th. We had a Jr. Executive Suite with a Premium Ocean View (Suite #206). The room was very nice and the view was great. We looked out over the boardwalk and directly on to the ocean. On our last night the weather broke and allowed... More 

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Bucks County, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2005

My husband, 19 year old son and I stayed at the Pacific Terrace last Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. We loved this hotel. Every staff member that we dealt with was extremely friendly. We had made a reservation for a junior suite. The room was not ready when we arrived after 1:00 p.m. We asked about other rooms that might... More 

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Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2005

We just returned from our San Diego vacation and a 5 day stay at the Pacific Terrace. This hotel was wonderful! The staff is incredibly helpful and everyone is very friendly and accommodating. We had a nice room the first night, but requested an ocean view upgrade if it became available. The next day they moved our room for us... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2005

We booked a jacuzzi suite with an ocean view. The view was so amazing that we rarely left our balcony! The only thing the hotel could use is some redecorating. The room had a very late 70's feel to it. The room was much larger than I expected. Always a place to park.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2005

I really wanted to stay at this hotel but when I called to reserve a room, I was shocked by the lack of knowledge and professionalism of the reservationist. First of all, you are put on hold for about 5 minites before they connect you with the person who takes the reservations. Secondly, the person who takes your information can... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2005

The Pacific Terrace Hotel is wonderful....I had a deluxe ocean view room with a private balcony...I got to watch the sun set in the evening..I loved hearing the waves crashing...At night while I lay in bed I would have the curtanis open and just look out towards the ocean..The staff is also friendly and helpful...Would definitely stay again..

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  • Very nice(10)
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  • Full ocean view(7)
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  • Great Place(4)
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Address: 610 Diamond Street, San Diego, CA 92109
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacific Terrace Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Pacific Terrace San Diego
Hotel Pacific Terrace
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#5 Family Hotel in San Diego
#54 Business Hotel in San Diego

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