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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My mom and I visited the Surfer Beach Hotel as a getaway for my 18th birthday and had a blast!! Employees were friendly and helpful, fair price, and most of all SUPER close to the beach! Just a few steps away. The room was not perfectly clean or anything fancy but you can't expect that if you want to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I were on a spontaneous trip down to San Diego and when we arrived to book a room we were treated so well. Angelica and Robert at the front desk showed us the room before we booked it and they we so friendly. Hotel is very clean and in a prime location! Thank You for your service!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed at the Surfer for only one short night, and were wishing we had more time. Between the comfy beds, stunning ocean views, heated pool and buzzing Pacific Beach nightlife, we were set. I never slept as soundly as I did with our balcony door open with the sounds of crashing waves soothing me in my... More 

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

Dear AmyCorrine, Thanks for pointing out that article. It definitely sent us some new visitors! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the fantastic review. I hope it is not too long before you come back for another visit. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. The location. The view. The price. The service. Fun for the family, and my gf and I enjoyed the nightlife on the boardwalk.. laid back and nursed the hangover on the beach the next day, literally steps away. centrally located, near everything that matters in San Diego, at these rates, can't get a better value. Will be back for... More 

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

Dear Andres H, I am delighted to read of your great experience. Thank you for the five-star review. We are glad to have won over a new repeat guest. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Daniels last day he hooked us up! Great price, super friendly, great room and location! Was a pleasant surprise since it was a last minute trip. Jennifer who has cute dogs and spoons with was also exceptional.

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

Dear Ccoolidge, We are sad to see Daniel go, but we wish him the best of luck. I am glad you got to meet him before he left. Jennifer is new, so I am glad she also impressed upon you the fact that our team all offer exceptional service. Thanks for the five-star review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca |... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms were dirty, the building drab, and most of the staff was inhospitable. Compared to the other beachfront hotels the atmosphere was blah - nothin' happening here. Only choose this place as a last "resort".

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

Dear Cheney50588, Your experience reads as a complete departure from our standards. Please contact me directly at adam.dellarocca@trigildservices.com so we can discuss your experience in more detail. Sincerely, Adam Della Rocca General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daniel, Adam and Angelica were super friendly and accommodating. After a long ride in from Az, they were a welcoming sight. They guided me to an upgraded room. I highly recommend getting a beach view.

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

Dear Amanda S, It was a pleasure to meet you. I am glad the staff were able to accommodate you. Our ocean views are spectacular rooms and we don't like to see them go unfilled! Thanks again for the review! Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were dust, dirty, and just awful. If you are just there to sleep maybe ok, but I wouldn't. I walked in to my room looked around and walked right back out. When I was checking in the Terminex man was right behind me. Bad sign. Go across the street to the Blue Sea Beach Hotel if you want... More 

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

Dear Vanderson60, I am sorry that you felt it necessary to write such a negative review without having stayed at the hotel. If your room was in the condition that you detailed, our team would have gone above and beyond to rectify the situation. In regards to the pest control engineer, it is considered best practice to have bi-weekly inspections... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to call home for a couple days where we had an amazing view, close to the beach, swim and enjoy. Such a view that both morning's I could watch dolphins playing in the waves with the surfers

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

Dear Mickey1313, What a great experience to have! The dolphins and even whales lately, have been coming closer to shore due to some convergent natural conditions. I am glad you were able to see that! Thanks for the five-star review. Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a Junior Suite with an Ocean view which was amazing, I could see the Sea from my bed! The room was light and airy with self catering facilities, en suite and balcony. The hotel is clean and comfortable and the location is absolutely perfect. There are lots of bars and restaurants nearby, the World Famous PB next door was... More 

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

Dear Steve B, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the staff were delighted to hear of your epic adventures. It is not often we are treated to the tales of an English professional wrestler! They were cheering Hero Benson as you drove off! Thanks for the great review. We are so pleased to have had the opportunity to... More 

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