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Surfer Beach Hotel

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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The carpet was so dirty, that it turned my socks black when I walked on it. The jacuzzi tub was old and nasty looking. I would not recommend it and would not stay there again. The only reason we chose this hotel was that it was the last available room on the beach from San Diego to La Jolla. We... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for the 4th of July, and from the minute we walked in the door, we were greeted my the incredibly friendly staff and given a huge list of restaurants and shops to try during our stay. The rooms are well kept and balcony views are wonderful. I give The Surfer Beach Hotel my highest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just stayed at the Surfer Beach Hotel last weekend. For the most part it was a very nice experience. The staff was super friendly and helpful. We ended up without a shower curtain in our room and they resolved that very quickly. The room was a decent size and was clean. Being only a few steps from the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location was great! Easy access to the beach and the staff were friendly and kind. Excellent customer service by Robert and Carla at the front desk. Room was clean and a great view of the beach. I will most definitely come back. I have a service dog and she too enjoyed herself. Many restaurants in the area as well... More 

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

Dear Josie P, Happy belated birthday to you! I am pleased to read you had such a wonderful stay. Carla and Robert are exemplary members of our team and I am delighted to read they made a positive impact on your stay. Thanks for staying with us. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best place for our family to land for our vacation. I didn't know what I was getting into when I made the reservation but I have never been happier with my decision! This place is awesome! We have the most amazing view and a wrap around balcony that is perfect to sip wine and watch... More 

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

Dear Melisa L, We can't take credit for the dolphins but are happy that it contributed to your amazing stay! Our employees are all smiles because they get to live and work in this amazing place! It is why we are so eager to share it with our guests. Thanks for the five-star review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca |... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect room, perfect view, and over the top service!!!!! It had everything we needed, footsteps away from the beach and all the restaurants we love. Sleeping to the sound of the waves was beyond blissful. We wished we could have stayed forever !!!

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

Dear Sunbabe03, Thank you for the 5-star review. I am pleased to read about how much you enjoyed your stay. Most of all, I am delighted to read about the superb service you received as this is a feature we pride ourselves on and work very hard to provide. Thanks again for your exemplary review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca... More 

Riverton, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great locations on the beach! Loved waking up to the ocean sound! Rooms are somewhat out dated and small, but great view and great locations Our shower was so small, my husband didn't fit in it! Hotel has minor amenities but close to walk to everything!

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

Dear DELucero 333, Thanks for the great review. Sorry to read about your husband. Please let us know when you are returning and we can assign him a room with a large bathtub and shower, to accommodate him better. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for visiting. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

London, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location Located right on the Pacific Beach in heart of everything. I drove from LAX took 3 hours. There is restaurants, bars fast food joints, souvenir shops, surfer schools all in immediate area. The beach which is right on hotel (just a walk way in between) is much like South Beach, Miami, wide clean and sandy but cold water (in... More 

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

Dear Docdot, I again apologize about the late night disturbance. I can personally assure you that Pacific Beach is a safe neighborhood and we have not had incidents like this before. I am glad that you enjoyed the rest of your stay. As far as the plugs, I am happy to say that we have been installing additional USB and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here for four days while in San Diego. Chose the hotel due to location and was not disappointed. Right on the beach and many shops and places to eat on the boardwalk and within walking distance. We weren't happy with the first room due to it's location-it was so important to have an oceanside room for me- and... More 

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

Dear Kornk, I am delighted to read about your great experience. Thanks for the compliments. I was proud to share your review with our Assistant General Manager, Umit. He was happy to read that you so enjoyed your stay. Thanks again for the kind compliments! Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location, right on the boardwalk. Room was perfect for what you wanted and needed. All the amenities one would want or need. We had a great experience here and will definitely would come again. Very Clean bedding and room, soft but firm mattress. Nice set up and plenty of parking. Go for the Third and Fourth Floor. The view... More 

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

Dear BlazeOregon, Thank you for the five-star review. I am pleased that you had such a wonderful experience as that is what we aim for our guests. Thank you for visiting the Surfer Beach Hotel! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

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