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Ocean Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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Ranked #98 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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4 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
  • 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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Alexandria, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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 3 weeks ago 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 

Toledo, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

First off This is a very laid back area T-shirts, shorts and floppys is all you will need. This is not a five star resort, but it is a five star view. Rooms at the front can not be beat for view or sleeping to the sound of the waves with your doors open as we did. We stayed during... More 

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a mom and pop hotel steps from the beach and to local bars and restaurants. Rooms are small but immaculate; beds are amazing. I did not have a noise problem, but I am a heavy sleeper. The location far outweighs any negatives! Get a room on the third floor to wake up to beautiful views of the ocean!

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Phoenix, Arizona
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After much searching for a hotel in San Diego, I decided on this one because the rate was better than most of the "resorts" and the proximity to the beach was too good to pass up. After reading TripAdvisor reviews, I contacted the hotel directly to find out what room would be best to select so I could have some... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I normally don't stay places that aren't very well rated on Trip Advisor. However, I had heard that the OB Hotel has been upgraded and it was a decent place to stay now. The price wasn't bad for the area so I went for it. The location can't be beat. The beach is 30 feet away, and it's on the... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The "hotel" is located right at the beach, it is more a badly-soundproofed motel-furnished room, but as the locations overrules everything ,it is worth a stay! easy going neighborhood with some nice surfer bars "roof-top" bars.

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have stayed at the Ocean Beach Hotel several times and each time it never fails to amaze me. We had front row seats to Octoberfest. I just went outside and could experience the great concerts. And of the course the beach is across the street and the staff is professional and very helpful. We are going back again in... 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:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#45 Family Hotel in San Diego
#73 Romantic Hotel in San Diego

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