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Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

3845 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103
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Ranked #3 of 39 San Diego B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Newport Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here on a business trip for several days. As others have reviewed, Ann and her staff are friendly and accommodating. Ann even arranged breakfast for me one hour earlier than their usual start time because of my early business meeting. I was astounded that she even had almond milk for my cereal. Clean and comfortable, I also enjoyed some... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I finished our trip to San Diego by staying at the Hillcrest House Bed $ Breakfast. Our stay was simply wonderful. Ann went above and beyond making us feel at home. The accommodations are wonderful and the Hillcrest community is a very cool place to hang around. We had to fly out early and Ann even made... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at HC for four nights and had a wonderful time. The room was decent size with a comfortable bed. It was clean and the mid service fine. The one sitting chair in the room could have been more comfortable. The location was decent although a rental car was necessary. Parking was available without any hassle. Breakfast was basic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic find. Ann has down an outstanding job in making her inn feel like a home for her guest. She has down a great job renovating the mission style home and decorating it in that time periods. One of the most comfortable beds that I have slept on in years. You can't beat the location. Minutes from the... More

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Edinboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I decided to get married, finally, and Hillcrest House Bed and Breakfast was the perfect place to stay. Ann and Elizabeth were gracious and warm, and saw to every detail. We could relax, feel at home, enjoy the eclectic, artistic neighborhood, and get to any part of the San Diego area in minutes. If you are a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Hillcrest House to host members of my family visiting from Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama, for five days, and they declared everything about their stay there "just perfect." They were unanimous in favoring "same place next time." Dealing with Ann for the advance arrangements, room choices, etc., was easy and, in fact, fun. And I enjoyed the champagne welcome... More

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B is amazing for its convenience, hospitality, and flexibility. We really enjoyed the food in the area and that we were able to drive anywhere within 20 mins. Ann took care of us and her home made muffins are incredible. I will recommend this place to my friends and family.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This charming B&B is conveniently located to anywhere you need to be or want to explore in San Diego and surrounding area. The rooms are perfectly equipped and comfortably relaxing for any traveler. Ann and her staff are wonderful. We loved the personal touch Ann delivered, her attention to detail, and her warm hospitality. I will enthusiastically recommend the Hillcrest... More

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portland, or
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My son has spent the past 7 years working on his Ph.D. at UCSD and we have used the Hillcrest House Bed and Breakfast as our base of operations on visits. We have had at least 7 visits over the years, probably more. The Hillcrest House has become our home away from home in San Diego. We have stayed in... More

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New York City, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at the bungalow with our 2 friends and we had an amazing time. The house was clean and was very close to all of the restaurants and bars in Hillcrest. Quiet street and very close to Balboa park. If we ever go back to San Diego, we would highly consider staying here again!

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Address: 3845 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
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Stay in a B&B at the center of it all! Built in 1910, this newly renovated Arts & Crafts inspired Inn is only 10 minutes from major attractions such as, the Gaslamp District, Zoo, Old Town, Seaworld, Beaches, Convention Center and Airport. Features include: Eclectic collection of Antiques, in room cable TV/DVD/CD, and complementary WiFi. Home baked specialties daily. Business guests love our close proximity to the Downtown Convention Center, and or Hotel Circle to attend their meetings. ... more   less 
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