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Ocean Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
palama8505 Mesa, Arizona
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed on the first floor off the courtyard in a corner room with a view of what looked like a pile of junk. It was pet friendly though not cheap. The courtyard is great and it's the closest to the beach for fun events like the 4th of July Marshmallow fight. Unless you really like staying in OB, which I... More 

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

Hi palama8505, I'm really disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We love being pet-friendly on the first floor of the hotel and thank you for mentioning our renovated courtyard space which is a great spot to sip coffee and watch the ocean waves. As far as your room, I hope you give us another... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is rather bare when it comes to amenities, and the rooms are simply decorated, but who needs it when you have a beautiful, romantic courtyard literally yards away from the OB Pier. This hotel is situated a stone's throw away from the ocean, and right at the foot of a strip of cool, eccentric, locally owned businesses. Be... More 

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

Hi Jen - thanks for the review! Thanks so much for mentioning our renovated courtyard space - we designed it to be the perfect place to sip some coffee or use the free Wi-Fi and watch the surfers. It's pretty awesome being in the heart of the town so that you can walk to all the shops and restaurants in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good view of the pier but not much else. It is noisy, smoking is allowed on the property and on the balcony. We entered the room and the cleaning solvents where heavy, trying to cover up an odor. We tried to open the balcony door to air it out, but the neighbor was smoking. The TV next door blared through... More 

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

Thank you for your review - we apologize that you did not enjoy your stay here and hope that we can get another chance some day. We take all reviews, good and bad, very seriously and I will address your comments with our entire staff. We just finished a renovation to the hotel which included running brand new electrical throughout... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my best friend for 5 nights while we were in San Diego for Spring Break. Our room was pretty basic, small with one queen bed and a stand-up shower, but the location is UNBEATABLE! We did not rent a car during our trip, but we did not need one at all because we were within walking... More 

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Oakland, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are pretty small and the place doesn't present very well because of the ratty outdoor carpet, BUT it is right next to the beach and the rooms are actually quite clean. If you really want to be next to a nice beach for a reasonable price this place is pretty cool. The neighborhood is not great but it doesn't... More 

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Melbourne
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 3 storey U shaped hotel right next to the beach and the main shopping street in Ocean Beach. It reflects the feel and spirit of this area. Things I liked: - really great location. Next to the beach and all the action of Ocean Beach - friendly staff - great atmosphere - clean room Not so good:... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed here for three nights over a weekend last march and I must say I am DEFINITELY coming back next time we are in town. This place was adorable and SO close to the beach you could hear the waves crash. Here's my review: Staff: Staff was super friendly, asked for a top floor room and they honored it... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I booked this room because of the reviews here -- but they did not really represent the reality of the rooms/location. I only stayed one night -- then moved to another location. The room had no clock radio or 'dock' at all; the phone was an old landline with static so loud you could barely hear the caller; the pillows... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This was a gift from our daughter for our anniversary weekend get away. Nice ocean view and rooms are very well equipped. Bars & restaurants around are very reasonable in pricing. Great little shops & antiques.However, it's more of a hippie area small version of Venice Beach in los Angeles

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is the second time I've stayed at this hotel and I still love it! Just walk across a small road to access Ocean Beach! There is a wonderful atmosphere here. On Newport road there are a lot of shops and restarants to check out. The people here are down to earth and nice also. There are a few homeless... More 

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

Thank you so much for the 5 star review AliciaRT! We do our absolute best to make sure every guest has a perfect beach vacation when they are here and it's very nice to hear that we reached that goal with your stay. We love being in the heart of OB which creates that fun and "wonderful atmosphere" that you... More 

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Address: 5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Beach Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Ocean Beach San Diego
Hotel Ocean Beach
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#45 Family Hotel in San Diego
#73 Romantic Hotel in San Diego

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