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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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Saskatoon, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 4 days in November and had a great room on the 3rd floor overlooking the ocean. We'd watch the surfers from our balcony first thing in the morning. On Sunday there was a surfing camp or competition right outside our window! The room was a bit small, but had everything you could ask for. We didn't use... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this hotel through trip advisor. If you want to be on the beach in San Diego this is the place. Following other recommendations I got an oceanfront room on the third floor. Had no problem getting the request. The employees are great. The room was small but we spent our time out on the balcony watching the surfers... More 

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

The sound of the ocean waves coupled with a very comfortable bed, I do not blame you for not wanting to get up in the morning! Thank you so much for staying with us and for posting your comments. Happy Holidays from the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! Sincerely, Ruben Garza More 

Oxford, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel on Pacific Beach during the first week of December. We had reserved an ocean view room, but as it was the slow season, we were upgraded to beachfront. Our room was small, but fully adequate, with a large and very comfortable bed, two chairs, table, microwave, fridge,Keurig, etc. There... More 

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

That is so awesome that you had the opportunity to see a group of dolphins from your balcony! Thank you so much Kathy, for staying with us at the Blue Sea Beach hotel and for also taking the time to post your wonderful comments! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Yuma, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I returned to the hotel for Thanksgiving Break. We can not say enough about this property. It has a great location and provides a comfortable room at a reasonable price. I want to praise Ericka for going the extra mile in helping me find a place for Thanksgiving dinner. She did research, emailed and then emailed a... More 

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

Carol, Thank you so much for returning to the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! Ericka , like all of our team members, makes every effort to go the extra mile in providing service to our valued guests. Rest assured I will share your comments with Ericka. Thank you again, Carol, for staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! Sincerely, Ruben Garza... More 

Bay Area
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night, but what a great location, friendly staff and super comfortable beds. The exterior of the hotel is a bit dated, but rooms have been upgraded/remodeled, and were great for the price. Very surfy vibe, right on the beach, with nice pool and hot tub between the buildings. Only con is that some of the rooms with... More 

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

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the remodeled room you were in. Our designers did a great job with the surfer theme! Friendly staff and comfortable beds are becoming one of our hallmarks here at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! We look forward to your return trip from the Bay Area. Sincerely, Ruben Garza More 

Mechanicsville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit nervous when we pulled in. The hotel isn't fancy looking and the office wasn't prominently located but the front desk staff was very sweet and helpful. The rooms were a decent size and the decor and beds were new and clean. The beds were comfy. The hotel is on the beach- not down the block and... More 

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

Thank you for those wonderful comments. Many guests, like yourself, rave about our new beds and I am very pleased that you found them to be very comfortable. Thank you for staying at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel! Kind Regards, Ruben Garza More 

Olympia, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
43 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Beachfront, clean/recently renovated rooms, surfer-theme vibe in the rooms, on the strand/easy walk to the beach, One of my favorite places to stay in Pacific Beach. Cons: The only con would be it's pricey and I had to limit myself to two days. Would stay here again (if the price is right)!

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

Thank you so much for your comments and I am very happy to hear we are one of your favorites! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make a last minute reservation for the night here and were pleasantly surprised by how nice it was for the price - much cheaper than other ones and seemed to be even nicer than those. Very nice and large room, comfy bed, nice shower and everything was very clean. Staff were all nice too. I'd recommend it

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

Brendan, So happy to hear that we were able to “pleasantly surprise” you with our accommodations! Thank you so much for staying with us and for also taking the time to post your comments on your recent stay. Kind Regards, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
45 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

King ocean view rooms are about 30 feet from beach. Decent sized balconies for ocean view rooms allow for great views of waves and sunset. Who needs a wave machine when you can just crack your slider open and be lulled to sleep by the symphony of the Pacific Ocean. My room was very clean and inviting, and the parking... More 

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

Thank you so much for the glowing review, Brian! So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you also enjoyed that great “symphony” the Pacific Ocean puts on so close to our hotel. Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager More 

Monroe, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last spring my sister, Mom and I stayed at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel for 4 nights. We had a great time, loved the view and being right on the beach. The pool and hot tub were well cared for and staff helpful. I plan on coming back with my husband. I don't need frills, just a nice place to... More 

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

I am very happy to hear you and your sister had a great time when you stayed with us back in May! We look forward to having you and your husband staying with us soon. Enjoy your Holiday Season, Cindy, and thank you for those great comments! Sincerely, Ruben Garza General Manager 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:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#27 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#28 Business Hotel in San Diego
#63 Family Hotel in San Diego

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