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The Beach Cottages

4255 Ocean Boulevard, 1 block south of Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
The Beach Cottages
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the 3rd level and had a beautiful view of the ocean. Great room, great service, and great everything. They even have 3 ping pong tables and a shuffleboard for children to play with. I absolutely love it here, I plan on staying here every time we go to San Diego.

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Maricopa, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family and I stayed for just two nights in late May. Free parking and easy check in. This family owned place has a great location on Pacific beach. Our cottage was the 2nd to the front on the left side facing the beach. You literally walk a few feet and you're at the boardwalk. The only down fall for... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Traveled for family event and stayed for two nights. Friendly front desk and housekeeping staff. No frills but clean, quiet and reasonably priced. Stayed here each summer in my teens (20 years ago) and the place looks and feels the same now. I would recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxing vacation in PB!

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Eloy, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stay at the Beach Cottage 2-3 times a year. We have always enjoyed ourselves there. It is a great location and walking distance no matter what you want to eat. The people there have always been very nice to us. I recommend this place to a lot of people.

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed in a second row cottage in Feb. 2015. The cottages are nice and have a great view of the ocean. The kitchen is nice to have too. The one bedroom cottage was quaint. The location is great for doing most anything in the Pacific Beach area. We love to walk the boardwalk.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stayed in one of the cottages, directly on the beach. The bed was very comfortable, everything you needed to prepare meals was included in the kitchen along with a large refrigerator. We had our own outdoor table with umbrella to make people watching on the "boardwalk" more comfortable. All in all great place to stay and reasonable.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Just back from our annual stay at the Beach Cottages, a place which just keeps getting better. The patio has been refurbished, the Ping pong tables were out, and there are two new gas grills if you like BBQ but don't have the patience for charcoal. The wifi reception on the second floor balcony has improved considerably, though you will... More 

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Sidney, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

What a great place to spend your vacation. Everyone involved with the Beach Cottages couldn't have been more helpful. They went out of their way to make us comfortable. The hotel is close to shopping and houses of worship. We can' t wait until we go back. The OB'S

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Salem, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our family traveled 1000 miles to visit San Diego. We booked a room here because of the waterfront location on the beach. Booking was easy - the reservation staff was very friendly - and their webiste had great information including rates and lots of pictures. Parking was included in the price (nice benny in big city) and our unit included... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have stayed here a few times and I love the vibe of the hotel and area. Great front desk help and the beach is awesome. However, this time we stayed in a different wing on the 2nd floor and it was quite an experience. We ended up keeping the balcony door closed and locked overnight. We were near the... More 

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