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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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5 of 5 stars NEW

I was suffering from mold and asbestos in my house and needed a neat place to stay for the week to forget the trouble. I walked in to many places trying to overcharge me, but Daniel at the surfer hotel helped me really out with my struggles. Being from Holland we have a saying "We had luck with un-luck". Daniel... More 

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Avondale
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Every time we go to San Diego for a weekend vacation, we stay here! Just booked yet another weekend for this upcoming Friday and Saturday. As always, Daniel took great care of us and booked our room at a great price with zero hassle. Perfect location, right on the beach, everything you could possible need is within walking distance.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week at the Surfer Beach and it was fantastic. Our room looked over the beach/ocean and it was wonderful to sit on the patio and watch the sunset each night. The staff was very pleasant and housekeeping was always prompt. The location of this hotel cannot be beat, right off the boardwalk and walking distance to lots of... More 

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

Dear Trentu21, Thanks for the excellent five-star review. We appreciate you taking the time to reflect on your trip and post your comments. I am glad you had such a wonderful time. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

Arizona
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ancient property, almost a "retro" but management has tried to keep things current with flat panel TV's, premium linens and bedding, and an updated vanity. If you want an "ocean view" you'll want to be on floors 2 and up and get rooms between 3 and 7. The shower was marginal at best due to the flow... More 

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Adam D, Owner at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valp1125, Thank you for the 4-star review. You are indeed right about some of the drought restrictions in place in San Diego. Our sunny year-round weather comes at a cost! Nevertheless, we normally don't have complaints about the water flow, so I will have my Engineering Team look into this to ensure there is not an additional problem. Thanks... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daniel checked me in and took very good care of me, assisting with a room upgrade and the best places for me to get dinner. The location was great - I loved that it was off the beaten path of your traditional tourist areas - each night after work I felt like I surrounded by locals, which I loved. In... More 

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

Dear Elk1787, Thanks for the great review. I will be sure to pass it along to Daniel, our evening Front Desk Agent. You hit the nail right on the head with your description of the Surfer. It is perfectly situated in a great part of San Diego on a beautiful beach. It is laid back, relaxing, clean and comfortable. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everything was incredibly clean. Staff was very polite very helpful. Would give the surfer incredible thumbs up on all things.with the ocean right outside it was incredible location incredible place we had an awesome weekend.

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

Dear Doug G, We appreciate the 5 star review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and invite you back for a return trip the next time you want to get away. Thanks again for the great review. Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If some rooms have been refurbished as the pictures claim, make sure you get one no matter what you have paid. The rest are terrible and are being offered to last minute bookings. I would not recommend this hotel

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

Dear MMLA46, I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. I sincerely hope that this was maybe posted to the wrong hotel, as we have not been sold out over the last few days, so if you did not like your room, we would have been happy to show you options. That being said, we don't have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, affordable, right on the water. The Surfer is near a lot of great bars and restaurant's and shops, staff is very friendly, sunset views are the best. We ask for Daniel everytime to help us with all our SD needs.

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

Dear Caseyq1979, Thanks for the excellent review. It feels great to hear back from our guests. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and I will be sure to pass along your comments to Daniel, Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca|General Manager More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location, just off the boardwalk with incredible views of the ocean. What sets this place apart from others is the amazing people at the front desk. They were all incredibly friendly, helpful and accommodating. If you're looking for a reasonably priced hotel in a great location with a great team at the front desk,this... More 

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

Dear MikeM1234567, Thanks for the five-star review. We take pride in the excellent service we provide to our guests and we continuously train and refine our procedures to ensure that our guests are treated like family. Most of all, the staff at the Surfer truly care about our guests and it is so nice when it is recognized by our... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

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

Dear MESWisconsin, Thank you very much for the five star review. We are proud to call the Surfer home and its size is an attribute, as you mention, because it gives us the time to spend with each of our guests to ensure their enjoyment. Thanks again for coming back to the Surfer. We appreciate your loyal business! Sincerely, Adam... 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
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#21 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego

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