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Blue Sea Beach Hotel

2.5 of 5 707 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Best Western Blue Sea Lodge)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has become my favorite place to stay in San Diego. I love the ocean front rooms, the always active boardwalk, and the local neighborhood beach scene, The freeways can be a little challenging, but it is relatively easy to get around town. I make two or three trips to San Diego a year for events at Balboa Park and... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire team at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel, we want to THANK YOU for making the Blue Sea Beach Hotel your home away from home! Your continued patronage is greatly valued and appreciated, Paul! I could not agree with you more, the sound of hearing the breaking surf all day and all night is really awesome! More 

Farmington, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here 3 nights a few weeks ago during a house hunting trip. The location doesn't get too much better than this hotel's, especially for the price and quality of the room. The hotel is beachfront and within walking distance to many different restaurants. The rooms have been renovated recently, making this hotel a steal (especially... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

It brings me great joy and fulfillment to hear that you and your husband had a great stay with us. Nothing beats falling asleep to the sound of the waves! Thank you so much for staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel and we wish the best with your house hunting endeavor! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fabulous 4 day stay with everything I could wish for...ocean view, sound of the waves at night to fall asleep to, clean rooms and the staff were amazing and attentive. The recommendations where to shop, eat were exactly what I was looking for. Photo opportunities everywhere and only a short distance to Balboa Park, La Jolla shores and Cove for... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Falling asleep to the sound of the waves is pretty awesome! I am so happy that you enjoyed your accommodations and you found our staff to be “amazing and attentive”. We look forward to your next visit from Ottawa and staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a difference a revamp will do. From the reception, to the rooms, the change was great (but needed). The only negative was the balcony rails had not been touch. As always the staff were great, and great location. Thanks’ especially to Will and America.

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Sandy, for your wonderful comments. Yes a “revamp” does make a big difference! Glad you liked the changes and rest assured I will pass on the comments to Will and America! Regards, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Palmdale, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a couple nights at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel and really enjoyed it! The oceanfront room was great....clean and well-furnished....and we couldn't ask for more picturesque sunset views and sleeping to the sounds of the surf. The staff was friendly and attentive and the location of the hotel is perfect for both easy walks to... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Ah yes, the picturesque sunsets are so beautiful! I am very pleased you and your husband were able to enjoy your oceanfront accommodations and along with the friendly and attentive service our staff was able to provide you both! We sincerely appreciate you recommending the Blue Sea Beach Hotel to your friends and family! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Wheaton, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our ocean front king room was all that we had hoped for - sunset viewing was spectacular and couldn't wait to wake up in the morning to see the surfers just as dawn approached. The hot tub, open to the sun but surrounded by glass walls, was the perfect place to catch some sun on a cool windy day.

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Jane, for taking the time and posting your comments! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the people watching from your room! Thank you for staying at the newly renovated Blue Sea Beach Hotel! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Riverside, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has tons of attention to detail down to the high end toiletries, modern decor, even free pac man and galaga arcade games in the lobby. However, there is no sound proofing with every foot fall making noise from the room above us and hallway noise was through the roof. There were kids playing soccer in the hallway at... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

I so sorry that you were deprived of sleeping in due to the activity that was going on in the hallway by other guests. You are correct in that we had some very excited and enthusiastic family reunion members staying with us as well during that same time period you were here. Rest assured when an issue of this nature... More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon and a night here. Very clean, quiet, modern hotel in the middle of the Mission Beach/Pacific Beach area. Very California, our room had great views of the ocean. The bathroom has a tub Nice pool and outdoor spa. Good sized room, very clean, good Wi-Fi, front desk has a mini store for snacks and drinks. VERY... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel during your recent stay! Thank you for those wonderful comments regarding our “very friendly staff” and your overall accommodations. Your patronage is greatly valued and appreciated! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

South Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruben has been welcoming us to the Blue Sea for many years. We have been staying at least 2 weeks over Christmas for over 20 years and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. The recent renovations have made the facility even more appealing and the beds are very comfortable. You can't stay closer to the ocean & beach anywhere in San... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Gretchen, for those amazing comments! We will always strive to make your stay at your “Christmas Home” memorable! Your patronage over the years is so greatly appreciated!! See you next Christmas! Regards, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice stay at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel. This was during the cold front of New Years week. We were three couples and still had a great time that to the comfortable rooms. We had ocean front rooms which were a great plus for staying inside during the cold evenings. The room had comfortable beds so we all... More 

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Ruben G, General Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

It sure did get a bit nippy there during that cold front New Years’ week! Great to hear, though, that you and your friends had a great time at our hotel! The view from the oceanfront rooms is hard to beat! I will be sure to pass on the “thank you” to Kristina. Thank you for staying at the Blue... More 

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Address: 707 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Best Western Blue Sea Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Beach , Pacific Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Sea Beach Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Blue Sea Hotel San Diego
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#28 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#29 Business Hotel in San Diego
#63 Family Hotel in San Diego

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