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Surfer Beach Hotel

3.0 of 5
711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Checked and re-checked rates and location for ocean view rooms. Thought I had a great find but not expecting what I got. If location is a priority, this is great. Boardwalk and beach just steps from room. Then found Blue Sea right next door. This is a new looking property with great view and I imagine the guest rooms must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heather was warm and welcoming at check in and the I met the maid this morning and she was a delight to talk to. Yesterday my daughter was need help parking my bike and someone from your staff was there to "give a hand".The bed is soooo comfortable I just loved waking up and feeling great today. So "The Surfer"... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Francis Z, Please allow me to speak on behalf of the Surfer Team when I say "you're welcome." It certainly was our pleasure to help you and your family during your stay. Thanks for the excellent review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love it here. Incredibly friendly staff (specifically Daniel) great rate, and overall nice place. I would recommend this place to anyone. The location is absolutely great, it's close to everything.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DeanKeshick, I am delighted to read you had such a great stay. Daniel and all of the staff are a strong team who make it their duty to ensure the comfort of our guests. I am proud to see them be recognized. Thanks for the great review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

Issaquah, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much appreciate the great service the staff provided. I wanted to send a bottle of Prosecco to the room of some friends who were celebrating their 10th anniversary here. I spoke with Daniel first at the front desk who told me that it's not a service they offer but that he would make it work. Adam, the general... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jill N, Thanks for the shout-outs. We were honored to help make your guest's stay special. We are a small hotel, but all the staff are always willing to pitch in to make it happen for our guests. Thanks again. Sincerely. Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel, but no lack of amenities. Nice sized room, clean, comfy bed, wonderful view of the ocean. Th staff is exceptional. There was a slight issue with the first room I was in. They immediately changed me to a different room. Couldn't get better front desk staff even in a 5 star hotel.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GramJill, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. The staff at the Surfer work very hard to provide exceptional service beyond and I am proud to see they accomplished that during your stay. Thanks again for the five stars! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 7 yr old son's first trip to CA, we spent the first two days between the ocean and the pool. The location was my main reason for choosing the hotel and I was not disappointed. We ate at Woody's and World Famous for breakfast and lunch, and enjoyed the ocean view. Great place if you want to be able... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brenda B, Getting breakfast in bare feet is the definition of a beach vacation! Thanks for the great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

Saguache, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I booked 4 nights at the Surfer Beach Hotel for some spring break fun. This place is great. It is not a five star hotel, but it is not priced like one either. The rates are reasonable, and the location is great. The staff, especially Daniel and Adam, are the best. We had some things that needed... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corey D, Thank you for the five-star review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. Stingray stings are so rare, but I am glad we were able to help remedy your son's sting. Thanks again for the kind comments. Sincerely, Adam Della Rocca | General Manager More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surfer Beach is a basic economy hotel that is great for the price. The beds were comfortable and the rooms quite clean. The people at the front desk were unbelievably helpful. I needed something they didn't have, they got it for me! We had a very serious problem with some horrible neighbors and our rooms were upgraded and the problem... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Relta11, Thanks for the great compliments! I am pleased to see the team get recognition, as they work so hard to ensure our guests have a pleasant stay. Thanks for taking the time to review us. We hope to have you back with us again soon! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little hotel to stay in for a short stay on Mission Beach. Wee little rooms and beds and high prices due to perfect location so for usit was the ideal place to stay our first night in town while we got sorted. Great little pool. Can't beat the restaurant at the hotel or it's sister a few blocks away!

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Orissa S, Thanks for taking the time to write a five-star review. We appreciate the compliments. Glad you enjoyed your stay! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room through Expedia which Expedia messed up so I just came off of a 9 hour drive from Sacramento. Daniel was such a big help. He called around and helped me find accommodations for tonight and I will be checking in with this hotel tomorrow. I have kids in the car tired and thirsty. I was so... More 

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darrion J, We instill in all of our staff the sense the idea that our guests are like family to us, so treat them like that. Even in this case, where we were sold out, Daniel embodied that principle and was able to get you accommodated at one of our friendly neighbor hotels. Thank you so much for recognizing... More 

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