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Blue Sea Beach Hotel

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   707 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Best Western Blue Sea Lodge) (Mission Beach)
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Ranked #49 of 268 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Peoria, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a king, partial view room. It was a modern, clean, and spatious room. The bed was the best...soooo comfortable. Everywhere we went in the hotel, from the parking garage, to the pool, to the lobby was very clean. Very impressive. Had trouble getting maid service for two of our three night stay. We were disappointed getting back to... More

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

So happy to hear that you found our beds to be so comfortable! Thank you for those wonderful comments about how clean you found our facility. Our team takes great pride in maintaining the overall cleanliness of our oceanfront facility. We look forward as you “plan to book again” at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel. Thank you for staying and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was very clean. The staff is very nice and more than willing to help with anything! The location is unbeatable. The GM is very hands on and made sure our trip was everything we expected! I will stay here again and again!

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

Karen, we can’t wait to have you back! It was my pleasure along with the rest of my team to make your trip everything you expected. We look forward to having you stay again, again and again! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Best Regards, Ruben Garza General Manager More

Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 6 nights last week and enjoyed just about every minute of it! Most of the evenings we were in a 2 Queen partial view (one night we were in a King suite with ocean view), and I would highly recommend staying in the partial view rooms...they are a great size with an incredible view! We were... More

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

Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent 6 night stay at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel. I am very sorry that you did experience some issues with our maid service. Rest assured those items you mentioned are getting addressed. I am very pleased that you found both Cody and America very helpful and that they were able to... More

Glendora, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel because it's beach front and we wanted to go into the ocean in front of our hotel. The lifeguards wouldn't let us go into the water in front of our hotel because surfers had the area flagged off. There was surf instruction right in front of our hotel. This meant we had to go down the... More

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

Kristy, I can sincerely empathize with your frustration of not being able to swim directly in front of our hotel. The life guards, however, do flag off the area for safety reasons. I am very happy to hear that you found our hotel to be very clean and that our staff was friendly. We work very hard to ensure all... More

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to the Blue Sea for years, and love to stay here because it's an oceanfront hotel with lots to do close by. Our room was newly remodeled, spacious and complete with wet bar and refrigerator. A nice new touch was the Keurig coffee maker. We loved sitting on our deck watching the world go by... The boardwalk... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments, Peggy! It is always our pleasure to provide you with those oceanfront accommodations. Glad to hear that you that you liked our new Keurig coffee makers. As always, we greatly appreciate your patronage! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More

Kingman, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is amazing, but otherwise nothing special here. The fridge is ridiculously small, so bring an ice chest. The rooms are on the smaller side. This is a completely smoking free hotel. No continental breakfast, but they do have a Kurig in each room. An additional $18 a night to park.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am happy to hear that you find our location to be “amazing” ! I am sorry to hear though that you found your room to be on the smaller side. You would be happy to know that we do offer some very spacious 2 room oceanfront suites that sleep... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel rooms good. All prices in area sky high due to high summer season. Pool. Hot tub (always with kids in it). Beach towels in room, + microwave, small fridge, sink, counter. k-cup coffee in room with paper cups. Room 350, air conditioner did nit work, and made it too stuffy and hot to sleep even with balcony door wide... More

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

Thank you so much for staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel recently! I would like to apologize for the issues you encountered with your AC and mini-fridge. Rest assured we are addressing these items immediately. I am happy to hear that you found our staff to be friendly and that you felt safe with our security staff. Thank you... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At 400+ a night I really think that the room should be larger than 12by 8. I also think that when they say kitchenette it implies at least a microwave and fridge not just a fridge slash luggage rack. While the location is great literally on the ocean the size of the room and lack of amenities (no parking unless... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel and we WILL be back! Lorenzo went above and beyond to make sure our stay was comfortable. (Thank you for the extra coffee Lorenzo!) The room was clean and newly remodeled. It was nice having a mini fridge and microwave in the room as well. The beach view... More

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Katy, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in June. The hotel staff were very nice and accomodating. We were very happy with the inside of the room. The room was very nice and the bed was very, very comfortable. We slept really well both nights and that is unusual for us in a hotel because my husband has had many back surgeries and... 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*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Blue Sea Hotel San Diego
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego #27 Romantic Hotel in San Diego #29 Business Hotel in San Diego #63 Family Hotel in San Diego
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Pairing a beachfront location with newly renovated deluxe accommodations, the Blue Sea Beach Hotel knows a thing or two about vacationing. Whether you are traveling with family or flying solo, you'll appreciate our easy access to the Strand surfing and sunbathing and an assortment of iconic attractions and activities like the San Diego Zoo and the Gaslamp Quarter. ... more   less 
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