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Pacific View Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   610 Emerald St., San Diego, CA (Pacific Beach)
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Ranked #146 of 268 hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll start with the only positive I can come up with; location! It couldn't be better. Right on the beach and very close to lots of excellent bars. Now for the reality! We stayed for four nights and during that full time our room didn't get cleaned. The rooms are carpeted so you can imagine the state it was in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This inn has cozy clean rooms so close to the water you can feel the ocean spray when you walk out of your room. The staff is friendly but leave you to your vacation. The continental breakfast is simple but fresh. Be sure to pay the extra to reserve parking or you might be walking a lot!

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

They didn't lie. This is as close to the beach as you can get in Pacific Beach! My room (#12) was billed as a "partial ocean view" ... I knew better from past experience than to believe that the view would be worth a darn. I have had "full ocean view" rooms from which you could barely catch a glimpse... More

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Ogden, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed at the Pacific View Inn this past weekend and we had a great time! The location is perfect, steps away from the beach with an amazing view, and the boardwalk right out our door. The room was very clean and bigger than I expected with the kitchenette being a full size kitchen! We stocked our fridge for the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Yes the location is great, but make no mistake, what is billed as "Oceanfront" is a Tiny, old creepy room with No balcony, much less even a window that opens. Yes you can walk right out and see the sunset from the great boardwalk, but for the price, there are much better places, I would think to stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Pacific View Inn puts you RIGHT on the beach for a reasonable price. If you read the other reviews, you will see this is kind of a no-frills place. But the basics are covered. There are only like 11 or 12 rooms, and each apparently is a bit different (see their website). Ours had a little kitchenette with nice sink,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This was our first visit to California. The staff made us feel welcome and were VERY helpful. It's not a fancy hotel, but it fit our needs and was on the beach. The walls are a bit thin and the last evening we had some loud talkers, but there was a fan in the room and we turned it on... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

First off, staff is amazing! The staff went above and beyond for anything every time. Minutes from the ocean, just have to walk to the staircase to get down to beach. We fought for parking everyday, but it was kinda fun cause the staff helped us out. Minutes from beer, burgers, pasta, sushi, Starbucks, the list goes on and on.... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I stayed here the week of Christmas and fell in love with this boutique spot. Being from Wisconsin and having a record snow and cold winter, I returned 6 weeks later for another 7 days. The staff are wonderful, most rooms remodeled and all very clean. Nearby eats include Oscars for the fishermans torta, PB Brewhouse for lobster macaroni and... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a great location but don't mind a motel style room, this is the place to stay! The rooms could use a little updating, but with such a great location, you won't be spending much time in the room anyway. You are within walking distance to some great restaurants and steps from the beach. Very reasonably priced.... More

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Address: 610 Emerald St., San Diego, CA
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Pacific View Inn 2*
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