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Ocean Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went on honeymoon and stayed in semi decent hotels for two weeks paying $150 a night or so and had a great time generally. Until that is we decided to spend a day at the beach. We looked up San Diego (a 1.5 hour drive form where we were) and found this hotel on the beach. Yes it was the... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came to San Diego to visit the beach as part of our two week honeymoon in California. We found this hotel through hand online booking agent and it wasn't cheap, in fact it was one of the most expensive hotels we stayed in, and compared to those other hotel, the Ocean Beach Hotel is a overpriced, poor quality establishment.... More

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

Thank you for your feedback, Nyrrem - we truly appreciate all feedback either positive or negative because our main goal is to make sure you have the best beach vacation possible. I'm happy to see that there were some positives to your review and that you enjoyed our courtyard space, the free beach parking/wifi, and the restaurants directly around the... More

Calgary
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I flew in from Canada to San Diego to see a concert. The ocean beach was booked for us as I won trip on the radio. We checked in and the guy at the front for check in was awesome. I wish I could remember his name, black glasses and black and grey hear! Cool and nice... More

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Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree with the recent reviews, this is a really great place to stay. Its Ocean Beach! That means funky, noisy on the weekends, lots of surfers, etc. And cheaper than PB or La Jolla. Our room was one with a view, and it was beautiful. Also, we found the staff are kind and helpful, they had parking behind the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read a lot of the reviews on this hotel, and honestly I became a little worried. However, we were really pleased with our stay and we didn't notice a sign (see other reviews). Anyway, most of the reviews are accurate but let me rundown the pro's and cons. PROs 1) Location, location, location - enjoy beautiful sunsets from your... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You couldn't ask for a better location. And did I mention the view. Especially every morning watching the sunrise over the ocean from the balcony. Amazing! They also had an amazing beautiful lit courtyard that overlooked the beach as well. There were small restaurants and vintage shops all within walking distance. We were definitely not at the hotel much since... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I read the many reviews of this hotel, did my homework and it was what I expected. Our room was clean, great maid service every day. You're not gonna get a Marriott 5 star hotel but then again they don't advertise as such. Smack dab on the beach in the heart of the Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego, everything... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great location, but not exactly what we expected for $200 a night. We had our dogs with us so we had to stay in a first floor courtyard room. It was the smallest room I ever stayed in and I have traveled around the country. You had to turn to the side to get around the bed to go to... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I recently stayed at Ocean Beach Hotel 7/11-7/14. This was my first trip ever to the Ocean Beach area and I was excited about staying here. I did read reviews on various sites, so I knew going in that the hotel was older. I honestly had no problems with this as I felt the room size and bathrooms were fine.... More

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san diego ca
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I discovered Ocean Beach, California in 2009. This beach town is a real jewel in San Diego, CA. It is very different then the other beach towns in that it is very ecleptic where people are very non judgemental of who you are & where you come from. It is a community of awesome people, delicious restaurants & great small... More

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Address: 5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Beach Hotel 2*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego #43 Family Hotel in San Diego #71 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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