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The Beach Cottages

4255 Ocean Boulevard, 1 block south of Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
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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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Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 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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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had heard about The Beach Cottages many times, and have family who stayed on Crystal Pier. After researching, my husband and two teenage sons and I decided we wanted to stay on the beach, not the pier. We booked the "large 1 bedroom/1 bath" cottage, Ocean Front, for mid-June 2014, which has two Queens in the room, plus a... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We have stayed at the Beach Cottages twice a year for several years. It is center ally located with several restaurants within walking distance hanging from Joe's a Crab Skack to Konos. There are BBQ charcoal Grills for guests with a Ralph's across the street. The beach is just a cross the sidewalk it is an older location but well... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If however, you want to rest in the evening and be able to open your door to bring in the ocean breeze then you'll be disappointed, as I was. The loud conversations and noises from the bar directly below our room on the northwest side of the main building didn't allow the room to be quiet from mid morning until... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have stayed at The Beach Cottages 4 times over the years. The staff is friendly. It doesn't have a pool or AC, but it is clean and comfortable. It is still family owned, so it is well taken care of. It is not fancy, but a great place for families. Best thing, it is right on the beach!

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Phoenix, AZ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A quaint, well-maintained older property on Pacific Beach. Spotless! Friendly staff and reasonably priced. They offer rooms, suites and cottages. My first visit but a regular stopping point to my friends - I would stay there again in a heartbeat. They do not have air conditioning as is the case with many older properties, but have ceiling fans.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I booked this hotel online. The prices and location seemed great for being Labor Day weekend and last minute. When we got in, our room wasn't ready because we were two hours early but they went ahead and gave us a room if we waited just a few minutes. We were instructed to go up the elevator to the second... More 

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