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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 #51 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I shared a room in the hotel, for five days. It had a great location, right next to food, across from the beach and near the Pacific Beach nightlife. We had a partial ocean view room on the third floor with a balcony. Really, a great location but we had a few issues. First of all, our... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is perfect. Surfing right outside your door, and lots of restaurants and shops all along the boardwalk that you can walk to. The hotel room was a decent size, clean and obviously recently renovated. We had a partial ocean view on the 2nd floor near the front of the building and it was more like full ocean view... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My teenage daughter and I stayed here for two nights in August based upon other reviews. It is definitely a nice place with a clean room and wonderful beds. The pool is very nice and I loved people-watching the beach goers from poolside. It was family friendly and rather quiet (unlike other places I observed). Lots of place to eat... More

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Mentone, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel and I absolutely love this location. It is within walking distance to dining and shopping and the beach is literally right outside the hotel. The refurbished rooms are very nice and even with a "partial view" room we were able to sit on the balcony and enjoy the ocean... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 days at the end of our 2 week southern California vacation. What a great spot. We had the partial ocean view which was just fine for sitting on the balcony and enjoying a morning cup of coffee. There's a Keurig in each room...wonderful touch! Also a decent size refrigerator and a microwave. Perfect if you are... More

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Olympia, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a two queen bed room, partial view. We did have a partial view of the ocean, but had a full view of the public restroom and parking area. I would of rated this hotel at 4 to 5 star with a better view. The was excellent with regards to how nice and clean. The beds were very comfortable.... More

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Chilliwack BC Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location. Rooms clean and updated. Steps away from the beach. A bit pricey but the location is fabulous. We had king suite facing beach. Paid a-little extra but well worth it as with 2 teens we were able to spread out a bit and 2 baths was s blessing. Loved the view and great sunsets. All staff were very... More

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Chicago, IL
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this trip specifically to go surfing for the first time. This hotel was the PERFECT location. Our surf lessons (with Pacific Surf School - excellent) were just steps from our ocean-view room. I could have thrown a towel at them from our balcony. The room was very clean and comfortable, the staff was very nice and helpful and... More

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Newberg, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all let me state that we probably wouldn't have stayed here because of the cost, had we not been down for a wedding. That being said, this is a great location, being on Pacific Beach, within walking distance to restaurants and the beach. The check-in/out staff were friendly and efficient. The rooms were tastefully appointed. The bed was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly renovated, oceanfront and close to restaurants makes it a perfect place for families! We got the king suite with rollout sofa and two bathrooms. Even a balcony for the suite area and bedroom. Way exceeded our expectations and would definitely come back here.

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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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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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