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Ocean Villa Inn

2.0 of 5
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5142 West Point Loma Blvd., San Diego, CA 92017
Ocean Villa Inn
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Ranked #156 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015
Candy D Prospect, Kentucky
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place COULD be a gem, but it's NOT. It's a prime location for dog lovers who want to be as close to dog-beach as possible. That's what makes it a gem. If only the owner(s) would invest some money in renovating and refreshing the units it would probably be a bigger gold mine, than I'm sure, it is already!... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry you did not end up staying with us. We hope you decide to give us another opportunity when our renovation is complete. More 

Prospect, Kentucky
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was our first visit to dog beach in San Diego. So much fun!! The motel is not much, but very clean. The rooms have thin walls, you can hear people upstairs, next door and of course the San Diego Airport in directly over this hotel as the planes take off. But we were there for the fun of the... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your review. More 

Nuevo, California
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is the place to go if you are looking for a clean place to stay at the beach that welcomes dogs. The room was spacious and clean. The pool was heated and the walking path to the beach is a botanical treat. It's an older establishment but well maintained. We will stay there again.

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Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review! More 

Agoura, California, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We spent the Memorial Day weekend in Ocean Villa Inn. We received a spacious studio which we liked very much. The hotel is on the dog beach, which our dogs enjoyed. We got a little goody bag for our dogs when we got there with toys and treats inside. We and the dogs had a blast and will definitely return!

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

So happy you had a great time at the OVI! We can't wait to have you all back with us! More 

Salinas, California
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We recently stayed here with two 100-lb dogs. Room was immaculate, floors (all tile) sensible for situation. Sliding glass doors give access to (tidy) areas for dogs to do their thing. Most of the staff, especially house-keeping, and Lidia and Kevin up front, were fantastic. Jen could use some training in people-interaction. The wi-fi system is the worst I have... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the OVI...we really appreciate the feedback! We're very happy to know that you and your furry family will be returning! Jennifer Baker Operations Manager More 

oakland
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The best thing about this place is the location. It's right across from the beach, and if you have dogs or love dogs, you will appreciate the dog-friendly policy and the fact that you're steps away from the dog-friendly beach. The room itself was decorated in an eclectic, sparse style. There wasn't even a chair or desk inside. The balcony... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that you won't be returning to the OVI. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and for staying with us. Sincerely, Jennifer More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It may not be the fanciest Hotel around but a great little hidden gem for dog lovers. Right on Dog Beach in San Diego. The room was clean with tiles floors, great for sandy feet and wet dogs. They have an adorable dog wash and you receive a great little doggie gift bag at check in that included toys, poop... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the OVI! I am so sorry you were not informed about our housekeeping policy at check in. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed here one night before a business trip - wanted to visit a beach not far away from downtown- the room was nice and clean (dog free room) -Food was terrific at The 3rd corner wine shop and bistro very close by- I rented a bike, enjoyed a lobster taco way out on the pier , did some beautiful bike... More 

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Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Dallas, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stayed here while visiting friends in Ocean Beach. Located right next to a beach dog park. Fun to see the dogs running and enjoying the beach. Hotel also accepts dogs. Staff was very pleasant and friendly. Parking is easy. Reasonable rates.

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Thanks so much for taking the time to review the OVI! More 

Fresno, California
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This IS NOT a boutique hotel as it has been portrayed. It is an okay place if you must travel with your pet. The floors are all tile which is great and the first floor leads out to a fenced-in dog area. The downside is not all dog owners clean up after their pets. And since you are on the... More 

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jennifer b, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Villa Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We sincerely hope you come back and give us another opportunity. We are hoping to finish painting and updating all rooms by the end of this year. More 

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