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Surfer Beach Hotel

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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

The location is the best... right on the boardwalk and in the middle of the action on Pacific Beach. Get an ocean view room and ask for the 3rd or 4th floor. No AC in the room so leave the balcony door open and keep the fan on as suggested by other reviewers. Opening the bathroom window also helps with... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are in the middle of a 5 night stay at The Surfer and we are checking out this morning after our second night here. Driving up, it's a really cute boutique 50s style hotel. Our partial view king suite had only a pedestal sink and a teeny tiny shower. No AC but we figured with fans and the patio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't say enough great things about Robert from the front desk. He was super friendly and accommodating and made us feel so welcome and at home. He remembered our name and greeted us every time we walked by the lobby. The room did not have Ac but simply opening the window cooled it down and created a nice air... More 

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

I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and Robert was so attentive during your stay. Robert is a great team member who works hard to provide superior service to our guests. I am sorry about the flooring and we would have of course taken care of it during your stay. The exterior entrances are difficult on our carpets,... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed 4 nights at the Surfer Beach Hotel in two different rooms with our small dog. The location could not be better, the beach was clean, and the restaurants on the boardwalk are excellent! But what really made our stay so wonderful was the attentive staff of the hotel!! The front desk staff helped us find beach rentals... More 

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

This type of 5-star review makes me so proud of our team. I watch them as day-in and day-out work hard to offer world class service and attention to our guests. It is wonderful to see them recognized for it. Thank you for the excellent review. We look forward to your return visit, hopefully sooner than later. Sincerely, Adam M.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Surfer Beach Hotel was awesome. The hotel staff was very accommodating and allowed us to check out late as we had a later flight. Our room was very comfortable and clean. We ordered room service and the food was also good. The best part of staying there was that the hotel is overlooking Pacific Beach. The... More 

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

I am pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. I am happy that our team was able to accommodate your late checkout. Thank you for choosing the Surfer Beach Hotel. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came back at Surfer Beach Hotel with my family for the second year, falling in love with the ocean's views from the room. The hotel has the best location, you hop on the beach from the hotel and the restaurant downstairs is one of the best around San Diego. The rooms are clean and the staff is amazing helpful.... More 

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

Thank you for the kind compliments. Laura has been with the Surfer for many years and is proud to work here and it really shows. I am glad she made such a nice impression on you and you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for being our guest! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca, General Manager More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel was the ideal place for my story book beach wedding and reception. The management and staff were extremely helpful during the entire process in the planning of this event, and I highly recommend this hotel to anyone just going on a vacation or planning an event. The entire experience was worth every penny.

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

We were honored to host you and your family. I am so happy that the weather turned out to be so gorgeous for your perfect day. See you on your one year anniversary! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to San Diego for several years and the Surfer Beach Hotel is the best way to go!! Almost every room has a gorgeous beach view and it is so close to great restaurants and venues - everything is within walking distance. The hotel is very well maintained and we found the room to very clean and inviting.... More 

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

Thank you for the five-star review. We will be happy to have you back, hopefully sooner than later! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stayed at Surfer Beach Hotel again.Laura at the front desk put us in a great room close to the beach.everyone was helpful and wanted us to enjoy our stay. property is clean and well maintained.we were walking distance to shops,restaurants and a market. i will be back again.

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

Dear Doug, Thanks for coming back to the Surfer. I am glad Laura was able to take care of you and you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your patronage. Kind regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy parking! Accommodations are worth EVERY penny! We are generally on a budget for our travel. But we wanted to stay one night on the beach while in SanDiego. Was a bit pricey but for one night it was well worth it. Boy was this place a treat! The ocean breeze, the sunset, the surfers, the view! right on the... More 

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

Dear Leah C, I am pleased to read about your great experience. Thanks for the review, but more importantly, thanks for choosing the Surfer Beach Hotel. Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager More 

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