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The Pearl Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1410 Rosecrans St (at Fenelon), San Diego, CA 92106
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Ranked #26 of 268 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I highly recommend The Pearl for your next visit to San Diego. This is a smaller locally owned hotel near Point Loma. It has everything you expect from a hotel, plus a lot of personal touches you can't get in a chain. The rooms were nicely decorated and clean. They have an amazingly friendly staff. The food is spectacular. They... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Pearl a few weeks ago kicking off our tour of the western US. Though it didn't look like much when we pulled up, we were blown away by how awesome everything was when we got checked in. The room was decent sized, and had everything we needed. The bar and restaurant were lively and full of... More

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Masaka, Uganda
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved the intimate feel of the property that somehow simultaneously worked with the privacy of my room. I worry about small boutique hotels sometimes because while I like the idea of getting to know people, and of being in a small space (as opposed to a vast, corporate property), I very much value my own space at the same... More

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Denver, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved staying here. A great retro yet modern small hotel in the heart of San Diego. This hotel was more than I expected. Unique checking process.. Very personal and welcoming. Rooms have platform beds and are nicely appointed. I loved our mascot Presley (Blue beta fish) in our room. Pool was warm and clean. The only issue is the bar... More

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay at The Pearl. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel has a cool, fun vibe, and I enjoyed relaxing by the pool at the end of the day after exploring San Diego. I stayed in an upstairs room which was comfortable and spacious.

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Helsinki, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at the Pearl hotel! This renovated retro motel has style, class and comfort. Our room was always very clean and not lacking any details, right down to the fish named Ace who lives in his fish bowl on the wall. The staff were incredibly helpful! They always got back to us about questions we had and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure where to start. Our plane was late...we checked in at 3:30 a.m. We were happily greeted and it was effortless. The room was amazing and we loved our little fish...Barnaby. Every single person at the hotel could not do enough for us. They were friendly, informative, caring, giving and most of all, loveable - even the... More

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Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard about this spot from a friend and I'm really glad I checked it out. You definitely can't tell how cool it is from the outside, but when you walk in it really speaks for itself. The staff was super helpful. Natalie, the hotel manager, made my girlfriend and I feel very welcome and let us know all of... More

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ModernTraveler10, Owner at The Pearl Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire Pearl crew. Thank you very much for your review. Your support means the world to us. Glad you had a chance to try the restaurant - the brussels sprouts ARE amazing. Hope to see you soon. Make it a great day. More

Raleigh, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the Pearl, The staff could not of been nicer and the room was cool. The rooms have live gold fish in a bowl under a light. Unique.. We happened to be there on a Wednesday which is Dive-in night, Movie on a large screen out by the pool. We will be back, my son lives in San Diego... More

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ModernTraveler10, Owner at The Pearl Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed our little Pearl Hotel and had the opportunity to join in movie night. Always striving to provide the very best in guest experience. Come visit us again soon. Tell a Friend. More

Las Vegas, Nevada
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister, niece and I stopped in for dinner during her 21st birthday trip. First, let me say the staff made our night! Our server Jesse had some great tips on visiting San Diego and was so friendly and efficient! The busser Carter was equally friendly and helpful; he helped situate our chairs over by the fire for after dinner... More

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ModernTraveler10, Owner at The Pearl Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review. We greatly appreciate your support! Our staff are rockstars and so glad you enjoyed their excellent service. The movie night are really fun. Hope you can return for a stay in one of our rooms. Make it a great day. More

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Address: 1410 Rosecrans St (at Fenelon), San Diego, CA 92106
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pearl Hotel 3*
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