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Ocean Beach Hotel

5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
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Ranked #110 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
MayHee Annapolis, Maryland
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It looks like these rooms were recently "renovated," but only slightly. -The bedding was fresh, but thin. -The flooring was hardwood...oh wait, that's just laminate. -The room had a mini fridge, but it was caked in rust at the bottom. -The bathroom had new tile work, but the shelving and fan were more rust than metal. -There were two air... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is so incredibly close to the beach, and the courtyard has a great view of the water. Check in was easy and the staff was welcoming and friendly. The rooms are small and dated, the AC is very loud, and the furniture is worn down a bit, but the room and bathroom were CLEAN, and that's really all... More 

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

Thank you for the review MayHee! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your beach vacation and were able to relax. Thank you for mentioning our renovated courtyard space and the incredible walk along Sunset Cliffs which starts just south of the OB Pier across the street from the hotel. Those cliffs are rarely mentioned but are one of the... More 

Discovery Bay, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome location! The only reason it's a 4 star is because the party animals above us that kept us up all night. Partly our fault for not complaining. Always afraid it makes matters worse, we are peaceful people. My suggest for next guest is to book ocean front 3rd floor furthest west with no side or above neighbors. The management... More 

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

Thank you for the 4-star review kfollet! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed the sound of the crashing waves and that you were able to partake in the flavors of OB with all of the awesome restaurants and shops within walking distance. The coffee shop you are referring to is Newbreak and I am so happy you... More 

Seal Beach CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbling distance from a hopping bar scene: plus. Decent surf right across the street: plus. Reasonable mid-week rates: plus. Small room: minus. Fellow hotel occupants partying until 4 AM Friday morning: minus.

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

Thanks for the review Neal Cassady! It means a lot to get a 4-star review from someone that has 14 reviews in 9 cities and is On the Road as much as yourself! We love being "stumbling" distance as you say from all of the wonderful bars, restaurants, and shops that Newport Avenue and OB has to offer. It's a... More 

Hamilton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We just returned from staying a few nights at this location. The rooms are small but clean. You really don't need much when you're so close to the beach. The hotel has beautiful vies of the ocean and is walking distance to all the Ocean Beach shops and restaurants. Being able to walk everywhere and have a couple drinks and... More 

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

Hi Rachel from Ohio! Thanks for the great review! So glad you got to enjoy the ocean views and all of the great attractions, restaurants, shops, bars, and everything else OB has to offer within walking distance of the hotel. Cleanliness is our top priority so thanks for mentioning that in your review - I share these reviews with our... More 

Calumet, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wonderful! We spent 2 nights in beach view room. Exceptionally clean. Room on the smallish side. Would have loved a coffee maker. Wednesday evening there was a wonderful Farmer's Market up the street. Hated to leave!

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

Hey Traveling Yoopers! Thanks so much for the 5-star awesome review!! We really appreciate it and as much as you hated to leave, we hated to see you go! Hopefully you can come back and visit us again soon. Very happy to hear that you enjoyed the ocean view balcony room and thank you for the shoutout to our housekeeping... More 

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Ocean Beach Hotel. The rooms were small but clean and cozy. The courtyard was a wonderful place to read and have my morning coffee. It is directly across the street from the ocean so we did not have to go far to enjoy the beach. The staff was hard working and very accommodating.... More 

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

Thanks for the review Wendall61! Fun in OB is right! Isn't that what it's all about. We renovated that courtyard about 3 years ago now and people are loving to sit in that space, enjoy some coffee like you did or surf the web with the free wifi, and watch the waves of the ocean. Glad you got to enjoy... More 

Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I see a lot of people on here complaining about the cleanliness of this hotel. These are the type of people you just can't please. Yes, this hotel could use a little renovation because it is old. BUT, It is in no way dirty, just old and worn. I don't know about you, but I don't take trips to stay... More 

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Tolleson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Our family of four and the 40lb dog stayed over spring break. The hotel was very charming and we all loved the courtyard. It was so relaxing with the fountain and the waves crashing and the fresh air. It is very conveniently located just across the street from the beach which was what we were looking for. I didn't want... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stayed here for 3 days with a small dog. #1 reason was proximity to dog beach (and because 2nd choice, Ocean Villa Inn, was sold out.) Had a double room, with patio. This was nice to have with the dog. It was a walled patio, but that was ok, as that side of hotel looked onto street, with many passersbys.... More 

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