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Ocean Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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Ranked #102 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was AMAZING, the prices are LOW, and the courtyard was BEAUTIFUL. Not to mention the staff were UBER friendly. I can't wait until my husband and I can stay another night at that awesome hotel

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Missouri
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12 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in room 202 this week and the view was incredible from our balcony. We could literally open the balcony door and look at the ocean while laying in bed, and at night went to sleep listening to crashing waves was fantastic. Rooms are very clean and kept clean during your stay, but very dated also. No frills but not... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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 January 19, 2015

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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 December 31, 2014

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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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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
23 helpful votes 23 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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
#44 Family Hotel in San Diego
#72 Romantic Hotel in San Diego

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