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Ocean Beach Hotel

5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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Ranked #115 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Missoula
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an amazing property. You will not find a hotel in OB that offers such an intimate connection to the town/beach as this place does. Not only are you five steps from the beach, but the staff are locals that are more than willing to give you their recommendations and treat you like you're one of them. If you... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel even better location.. Beach is right across the street all the bars and restaurants and shopping you could want within walking distance.. Best place to stay in Ocean Beach .. Would definitely recommend to anyone

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Buckeye, Arizona
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13 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a few steps away from the beach, this is our go-to spot. From the check-in staff to the housekeeping, we couldn't be happier! Located directly across from the boardwalk and just a short walk to the pier, restaurants, and shopping makes this such a convenient hotel. The only thing I would suggest are a few umbrellas over some of... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Anna! Thanks so much for the awesome review! We are so happy that we are your "go-to spot". The best compliment we can get is when someone chooses to stay here again and again over the years. And as a small boutique hotel, it's really neat to get to know some of our repeat guests that make this their... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ocean Beach. The 60s never died. The surfer vibe is strong here. Sand, tattoo parlours, cafés, beach bars. Lobster tacos on the wharf and head shops on the main drag. Ocean Beach is Ocean Beach, man. And if you want to enjoy the Ocean Beach vibe, there is no better place to stay than the Ocean Beach Hotel. Built around... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LeeJay - thanks for the review! Although we always strive for 5-star reviews here at the OB Hotel, I still love your write-up because it has a sense of style just like OB. As you say, "Ocean Beach is Ocean Beach" - a one-of-a-kind town. One of the greatest things about OB is the bohemian "vibe" that you mention.... More 

Carson City, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at the OB Hotel for years and have watched them make steady improvements. We love the location and the proximity to the beach and great restaurants. We park our car once we get there and walk wherever we want to go. The hotel environment is quaint and relaxed and we always leave feeling better than when... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5-star review Kymm828! Yahooo! We always strive for 5 at the OB Hotel and love it when guests make this their spot to get away. We really appreciate your attention to detail as we have made improvements time and time again over the years. We are very thankful that you choose the OB Hotel for your beach... More 

tucson,az
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here over this 4th of July weekend. They are pet friendly, which was one of my requirements. The location is great. The beach is literally across the street. I walked so many places, there were a few days I didn't even use my car. Also, I was able to watch the fireworks right from my patio. Didn't have... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Wildcat! Ah, yes, July 4th weekend. To copy your review title I will say that is the Best Weekend/Wildest Weekend of the year. Although it's really fun to have over 100,000 people flock to the beach and enjoy the festivities here in OB for July 4th (such as the amazing fireworks show with "fire waterfall"), it's... More 

Rochester, NY
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58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't stay in this hotel or anywhere on Ocean Beach again. The hotel staff are nice, but the rooms are really run down with old furniture, bedding, etc. The location is great, right across the street from the beach, but the whole Ocean Beach/Newport Avenue scene was too funky/sketchy for me. Lots of homeless people and partiers on streets... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Holly from Rochester. I'm very sorry to hear that you did not get a first-class beach vacation, which is what we want every guest to have when they stay here. I'm happy to hear that the staff was great and you enjoyed being across the street from the beach and within walking distance of all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The room was neat and clean with a nice court yard. Right across from the beach with plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance makes it a great location. The only down fall was that we could hear everything from the people next to us to the music locals were playing by the beach from our room

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Tiffani B! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed being in the heart of Ocean Beach within walking distance to all of the great restaurants and shops that OB has to offer, and of course, the ocean right out front. We understand about the noise issue and apologize for that. Sounds like you were on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The location does not get much better, especially for the price. Hotel is clean/well kept, just a bit old. Rooms are small. All in all if you want a place to sleep that's close to the beach, it's perfect.

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mike O! Thanks for the great review and for choosing the OB Hotel for your stay here in San Diego. As they say in real estate "location, location, location". We love being in the heart of OB surrounded by some of San Diego's best restaurants and local stores - very happy that you were able to enjoy that along... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This place was ok. After coming from Manchester Grand Hyatt paying about the same price, the place seemed pretty simple. Overall was a good experience. Within short walking distance is the ocean. Head south on the water shore and you are in some beautiful rocky shores. Head north and you are at the dog beach which was fun to visit.... More 

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Mr. Winter! Let me start by apologizing for the hot water situation you experienced and for me sounding more perplexed than actually solving the problem. I was probably trying to figure out in my head the exact reason for the hot water being on one minute and off the next since it sounds like all of... More 

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