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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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Pickstown, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a 2 1/2 week stay at the Clarion. The room was bigger than we expected. Staying that long did not seem cramped. The service was very good. The drawers in 3 pieces of the furniture would not stay.

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Wisconsin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a place with personality, charm and directly on the beach, you will not be disappointed. It is not some high rise with a thousand other people. We loved it so much that we stayed there twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really stoked when I stayed here. Location is a little outside the downtown but I liked it better feeling more like a local. Hotel is like 15 mins tops from the airport, had good parking, located right on the beach, and the rooms were modern, cute, and clean! There's a pool if ya want, but why when the beach... More 

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

Dear Caryn K, Thank you for the five star review. Thanks also for sharing about local area. It is a service to our guests thinking of booking in PB as it gives them a better idea of our neighborhood, one of the best in San Diego! Thanks again! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this place through tripadviror, looking for a fairly inexpensive place to stay on the beach. When we arrived the service was great and helpful.the overall apperiance of the place was clean and well kept inside and out. I would recomend this place for whoever is coming down. It was quite yet close to many attractions. The front desk... More 

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

Dear Jamie K, Thanks for the five star review. We appreciate you taking the time to point out Daniel, who is a sure star for our guests. Thanks once more and please do come again! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called ahead while on a trip hoping to stay with some coworkers. Daniel hooked me up with a good rate and even helped me with moving a trailer in the parking lot. I will definitely stay again! Thanks Daniel and San Diego!

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

Dear JonathanJ; Thanks for the five star review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Surfer. Daniel is a hard worker who dedicates himself to our guests. We appreciate the shout-out! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nobody's perfect and if I had one complaint is that not all the rooms have a desk to do work. Sometimes I need to do work from computer. Other then that I've never stayed at any other hotel on Pacific Beach. Great service and love the location!

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

Dear Mt4119, Thanks for the five-star review. We appreciate you taking the time to share. We look forward to having you back. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel based on the photos online and the postiive reviews we had read. When we arrived we realized the photos must have been adjusted b/c the rooms were not that new and they had a chemical cleaning smell. We were in town for a wedding and the room did not have any of the items that your... More 

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

Dear Kelly K, I am disappointed that you did not end up staying with us. Just viewing a couple of the rooms does not give the complete picture of all that the Surfer has to offer: great views, warm and friendly service, the delicious complimentary hot beverages served all day long in the lobby etc. I do apologize for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great room with an ocean view and it was so cost friendly I can say that we will definitely be staying here again! The hotel staff gave us a good deal for it being new years eve which was awesome. Would definitely recommend this for people who need a decent place to stay with a nice view... More 

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

Dear Tar245, Thank you for the great review. We were happy that you were able to get in on New Year's Eve, thanks to a last minute cancellation! Our Front Desk does not like to turn away guests, so it was a nice surprise to be able to accommodate you all! Thanks again for the review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della... More 

Montana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is on the Beach-Not walking distance to the beach-but on the beach. Friendly Staff-Clean Rooms-Restaurant Attached-Walk to shops and grocery store. Hotel also has a pool. Restaurant has a bar. Coffee in lobby.

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

Dear TKA820, We are honored to have your repeat patronage. You are one of thousands of esteemed repeat guests who we call our "Surfer Lineup" who come back year after year. Our staff loves seeing familiar faces and it makes us proud to call the Surfer our second home. Thanks again! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There are not a lot of extra amenities, but being able to stay right on the beach, in a clean and safe environment was fantastic. We awoke each morning to the sound of the waves and watched the surfers. The pool was clean and quiet, very nice to swim everyday. About the only things that kept it from being all... More 

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

Dear Sheenah W, Thank you for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Parking in Pacific Beach is a limited commodity. We are one of the least expensive parking options for overnight parking, some hotels are charging up to $30/night. We choose not to include that in the nightly rate, because approximately 35-45% of... More 

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Address: 711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfer Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Surfer Beach San Diego
Hotel Surfer Beach
Surfer Hotel
Hotel Style:
#22 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego

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