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PB Surf Beachside Inn

#105 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2539
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service better staff big thank you for making my stay unforgettable. Awesome location only a block from the beach great shops and local business. we will be back next year! ..... ,,. ,.,. Thank you

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this room on Hotels Tonight at a great rate compared to the usual place we stay @ the Pacific Terrace... So thought, until the hotel charged me too. So I double paid for the room even though when I check in the guy said the credit card was for incidentals... Which makes no sense since there are none... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I look forward to my summer vacation every year! I always stay at PB Surf Beachside Inn. It is clean, affordable, excellent location, safe with nice amenities. The staff is always accommodating. I am going again in August and really looking forward to staying at this very friendly hotel!! I give it a 10+

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having never stayed in the area, booked this hotel a couple of months in advance with the assistance of the hotel property manager and could not have been more pleased with our decision to spend a weekend at the PB Surf Beachside Inn. This hotel has been renovated within the last year... the room we stayed in was basic, on... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Hotel was clean and in a great location. Easy walk to the beach and amenities. Just north of the busy area so a lot quieter. Close to great restaurants and beer gardens. No rental car necessary to enjoy all the Pacific Beach has to offer.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The hotel is just a block from the boardwalk and beach. The room was clean and pretty inexpensive. It was a bit loud as my room faced the courtyard area but nothing too bad. Walkable to restaurants and bars.

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Me, my husband, my sister and two of my kids (2 and 4) went here for an overnight stay on January 2015. The place was nice and clean..Good size for five of us. I read reviews that the place was dirty and run down but i guess they renovated it..The only thing i see is a paint chip by the... More 

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

We will always do whatever we can to help make every guest experience one that will be remembered in a favorable way. Thank you so much for staying with us! We look forward to your return visit. More 

Hoboken, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a no frills motel that is well kept, perfectly priced and well-staffed. We stayed at PB Surf the evening prior to getting in to a rental house. This was our first visit to Pacific Beach and it provided a nice, clean, comfortable stay located within walking distance of just about every type of need you would have. Steps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I love to go on adventure since we both hate where we are from (st.Louis ) and since we plan on moving some day. I read all the reviews before my trips and I came across this small place for a steal of a price with the location. The rooms were great for the days we stayed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The hotel looked liked it has been recently renovated and the room and bathroom were nice. It's located near the beach ( 2 mins walk) and you could follow the boardwalk all along. It's not far from the main shops and bars so there is plenty to choose from in terms of evening entertainment. There was a student vibe to... More 

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