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4255 Ocean Boulevard, 1 block south of Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109 (Pacific Beach)
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The Beach Cottages
Ranked #95 of 270 hotels in San Diego
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chandler, Arizona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes this place is old and dated but you can't beat the location and price. We had a wonderful time in one of the cottages. Great location... Wish they had a pool though. They have shuffle board and ping pong for family fun and near multiple bars for adult fun. Near many restaurants but the property also has grills and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family used to stay at another hotel but this place is WAY more pleasing. First of all, we are directly on the beach, which means that we don't need to go through the trouble of driving there like we used to. In addition, we get to cook our own food instead of having to wait at restaurants.... More

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review is strictly limited to the studios, where my family stayed for 3 nights. The rooms are spacious and clean, and mostly comfortable, save for the hard mattresses. The rooms look out toward the ocean, although the first two floors are blocked by apartments and a restaurant. My review is low based primarily on the night noise and smell... More

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Alta Loma, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Beach Cottages are right on the beach and within walking distance to everything you need! The staff is very nice and helpful! We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor. It had a full kitchen and a dining table. I can't wait to return to the Beach Cottages!

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I would recommended staying here. The Beach Cottages are right on the beach and is very close to restaurants and little shops. We stayed upstairs on the east side and the room didn't have any air conditioning. The service was really good. I wouldn't really change anything about the rooms, overall it was a really good place to stay but... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

With the beach and boardwalk on one side and shops and restaurants of Mission Boulevard on the other, it's hard to beat the location of the Beach Cottages. Plus, there is lots of free parking for guests. We spent part of our stay in a 1-bedroom apartment on the second floor before moving into a 1-bedroom cottage. Both units were... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have stayed here many times, and lucked out getting a last minute reservation for a 1 bedroom cottage. There were 4 of us and it was plenty of room for all of us. We like the cottage as it has a full sized kitchen and a patio with a grill. Only the front cottages have an ocean view, but... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with the family (3.5 year old and 9 month old) in a 2 bedroom on the second floor overlooking the beach. Location is perfect right on pacific beach. Room was nice, good size and friendly staff. Would recommend for families and will definitely come again.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We spent our honeymoon here in February over Valentines Day Weekend. The Beach Cottages were the ONLY hotel in San Diego that was willing to accommodate us for the weekend. We had a great time and will return often. The staff was fantastic. They staged balloons, rose peddles and candles in our room shortly before arriving.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Second time around at the Beach Cottages and I enjoyed it the first time and loved it the second time!! We had a two bedroom overlooking the ocean with a private balcony. Last time we rented a cottage which was a little small but I was pleasantly surprised at how large and self contained the two bedroom was. I was... More

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Address: 4255 Ocean Boulevard, 1 block south of Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Beach Cottages Hotel San Diego
Beach Hotel San Diego
The Beach Hotel
The Beach Cottages San Diego
Beach Cottages San Diego Ca

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The Beach Cottages are located right on the beach in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego. We are conveniently located near many great restaurants, shops, night life, and San Diego attractions. There is a Ralph's grocery store located right across the street which makes it very easy to prepare your own meals in any one of our fifty fully equipped kitchen units, if you prefer to do so. Our other twenty eight units have kitchenettes that include a small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and all the tableware and glassware you need. The Beach Cottages is a perfect destination for a fun-filled family vacation at the beach. ... more   less 
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