We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Why Oceanside??? Because of the Wyndham” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Save
You added Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort to your Saves list
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   333 N Myers St, Oceanside, CA 92054   |  
Hotel website
  |  
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Holiday Sale - 25% Off
Ranked #9 of 28 Hotels in Oceanside
GreenLeadersBronze level
sacramento, ca
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“Why Oceanside??? Because of the Wyndham”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Having never really stayed in Oceanside, we thought we'd try this Wyndham property out. Location wise, it is great... yes even though it is near the train tracks. We do own a Wyndham property already but had not been to this location. We really enjoyed our 3 nights.

We did have an Ocean view room... not to be confused with an Ocean front room. They offer those too but they were full during the time we were there. First off, my first tip is to ask for units that end in 07, 09, 11. These are rooms in the North Tower that look into the pool area and have both an Ocean and Pier view. Rooms ending in 12, 13, 25, and 26 are Ocean Front rooms and these would be the best if you have that option. So we were in room 507, a 2 bedroom unit with a nice view. The balconies at this resort are not very large but they do have 2 chairs and a small table if you would like to sit outside for awhile. Inside, the bedrooms have one king (master bedroom) and a queen in the 2nd bedroom. The 2nd bedroom was dark however with no window which lowers the mark from excellent to very good.

As with most Wyndham (timeshare) properties, these are homes away from home. You have a full kitchen, laundry, TV's in bedrooms and living room, well stocked with glasses, plates, silverware, pots, pans...... This can be great for cutting costs and not eating out every meal. You also have to realize that maids do not come in and clean everyday so if you expect that then you will be disappointed.

The pool and spa were very popular during our stay. The pool was heated some and I saw as many as 14 people in the spa. There is also a fitness room which was quite popular and overlooks the pool area. But the Ocean is a 5 minute walk if you want a really big swimming area.

Location is what this is all about. A short walk and you are on the Pier. This is the longest Pier in California. Ruby's is a restaurant at the end of the pier but we did not eat here. It was very popular and had over a half hour waiting list. The Strand (or Promenade) is great for walking or biking. The beaches are very well maintained by the city. On Thursdays there is a Farmer's Market which is another 5 minute walk just under the train tracks. You can find lots of things to buy, eat, or just people watch and listen to music. This is year round so it doesn't matter what time of the year you visit. The Wyndham also has activities for kids and adults during the day to fill any idle time you may have.

Lastly, the train noise wasn't a bother to us. We really didn't hear it much on the west side of the building. They do furnish ear plugs if it is too much but we never used them. There are 2 restaurants that you may use. The 333 Steakhouse is a high end eatery while the ZigZag pizza offers some good sized salads and decent pizza's.

So Oceanside is not such a bad place to visit. We hope to visit again in the summer and see the action when it is even warmer than it already was.

Room Tip: Ask for an Ocean view. Ask for a higher floor. But if you can get an Ocean Front room even better...
See more room tips
  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cherie O, Manager at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience here in Oceanside! You shared expert tips for our future guests! We look forward to having you as our guest in the future!

Cherie Ordway
Resort Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

337 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    139
    110
    44
    23
    21
See reviews for
169
91
12
13
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (122)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Madison
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We visited this location in late September. The check-in was decently smooth. I asked for an oceanview room on checkin, the clerk was very rude (Kevin maybe) and said, we are fully booked. He said this before even checking. So, we got a room facing the train tracks. The master was not an issue, but my two young boys woke up several times mostly in the morning as the trains start going about 5 AM. Also about checkin, remember at Wyndham to get your "parking pass", they push their free welcome breakfast which is really just to get you to sign up for a timeshare presentation. I firmly said "I'm not interested"...the gentlemen asked me "in what" and I said "in anything you are selling". He abruptly handed me my parking pass and that was the end of that.

The rooms are nicely decorated. The balcony was a joke as it directly faced another building. We loved the washing machine and full kitchen. If you had an ocean view room, it would be a great place! But, the early morning trains blowing their horns really prevented me from giving them "a very good rating". We had a sound machine going pretty loud in my boys room and it still woke them up. Plus the front desk could use a little training in service. Onsite, is a very high end restaurant that was very good (and we had zero issues being accommodated with two very small children). They do not deliver to the rooms. It would be nice to have a little cheaper option like a diner, pizza, etc. especially if you are staying like a week which we were but the full kitchen really made up for that.

My kids swam in the pool; it was late September and it was not heated, but they had a good time anyway. The beds are super comfortable. And, they had a complimentary bell man (although we did tip). Parking was down below and really safe which I appreciated in the area. We did not hear the train from the master, but I don't know if that was our particular floor plan or not. Apart from the rude guy on check-in and the train noise...I don't think I can complain too much considering the price we paid. We would stay again but don't expect to get Oceanside unless you are an owner (we had rented from an owner).

Room Tip: Try to get a room facing ocean not the train.
See more room tips
  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cherie O, Manager at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Thank you HeidingOut for sharing your experience at our resort! I am disappointed to hear about your experience with our Guest Services team member, we do strive to ensure each guest receives our Count on Me service. I am pleased to share that we do have another restaurant option which opened just after your visit in September. ZigZag Pizza offers build your own pizza and salads, all very tasty!

If you are intersted in returning, Extra Holidays offers space at our resort, hotel rooms, 1 bedroom units as well as 2 bedroom units.

Thank you again for your post,

Cherie Ordway
Resort Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Jose, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I along with my wife and 2 adult daughters stayed for a week in the 2-bedroom suite facing the ocean. Rooms and kitchen are very well furnished and there are two great restaurants within the property itself. Views are awesome and location is right across the pier and as well as across the little downtown with many eateries and a good movie theater. Fresh-n-Easy store was couple miles away - convenient enough for picking the fresh fruits, milk, vegetables etc.Resort also organizes many activities every day. Metrolink/AmTrack railway station is very close-by as well. We loved relaxing and chilling all 7-days with walks on the beach, watching movies and enjoying good food.

Room Tip: Rooms towards ocean have great views and are farther away from railway line
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cherie O, Manager at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, December 31, 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience here in Oceanside! It's great to hear how much you and your family enjoyed not only the resort but the area as well! On your next visit, you may want to visit the Harbor, just a mile North of us, a great place to dine and maybe rent a kayak or two. Every Thursday, downtown hosts a morning farmers market (perfect for fresh produce) and and evening street fair, again fun for the entire family.

We look forward to your next visit ! Thank you again for your review.

Cherie Ordway
Resort Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Terrace bc
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Because this is a time share hotel the side that is available for hotel customers is by a loud train. Wear the ear plugs! The area is beautiful and the hotel itself was nice. We sat in on a time share presentation and they pretty
Much told us that the owners get the good side and that they have those hotel rooms available because they had to have those rooms in order to be able to build and have a hotel there.

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cherie O, Manager at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, December 30, 2013
Thank you Amviv for taking the time to write a review! You are correct, we are a timeshare resort that also offers rooms available for rent. We have both hotel rooms located on the city side and 1 bedroom units available for rent in the interior of the property. You may also find 2 bedroom units available tor rent as well through Extra Holidays. I do like to share with guests that the trains can be heard throughout the property, regardless of which direction your room is facing.

I am pleased to see that you had an enjoyable time with us! We hope to see you again in the future!

Cherie Ordway
Resort Manager
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Adrian, Michigan
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The hotel is located on the ocean, right across the street from the beautiful Oceanside Pier. There is underground parking and I LOVED that you had to have a room key for the elevator to access the level your room was on. I felt safe! Our room was very nice and comfortable. My mom and sister slept on the king size bed and I slept very comfortably on the sofa couch. (sofa couches have really come a long way!) The train is right behind the hotel, but they provide ear plugs. At first we thought it was because they knew our mom snored crazy loud, but I believe it was for the noise from the train. We did NOT hear the train while sleeping and did not use the ear plugs. Our flight home was cancelled last minute and the night staff was able to get me an accommodation for another day without having to change rooms. I really appreciated that. I loved Oceanside and for the price (Our deluxe room was with tax $122/night) was very satisfied. It is a timeshare but there was zero sales pressure, only a call in the afternoon to make sure we had everything we needed after our first night. (They do invite you to a breakfast which would include a tour of the property and I assume that is where the high pressure sales come in.) We just didn't go, so it was no problem. Don't worry about the train. It is actually a convenience because there are many places it can take you to so you don't have to drive. We will stay here again.

Room Tip: Oceanside would obviously be preferred, but we were on the train track side. Still a beautiful view...
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
ClubWyndham, Social Media Team at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, December 16, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you felt safe during your visit and that the ear plugs worked to block out noise from the train. We are sorry to hear your flight was cancelled last minute, but very happy our staff was able to accommodate another night at our resort. We strive to make each guest feel at home while staying with us. We look forward to your next visit.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Hotel was ok but very bad and late room cleaning..was out all day and at 4-5PM the maid came..to clean? There is a first for everything. And check out is 10AM. Worst breakfast so far, coffe and donuts only.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cherie O, Manager at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Thank you for providing this feedback! We are sorry to hear our services
and amenities did not meet your expectations. We know that when you are staying with us
one of the most convenient things is having an onsite restaurant. While we do not have a restaurant serving breakfast, we do offer a variety of activities offering meals including the Coffee & Donuts on Mondays and Wednesdays. There are several restaurants within a short walk as well offering a variety of dining options. We value your suggestions and feedback as it gives us guidance on what to provide our guests during vacation. Again, thank you for reaching out.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This place has a train that runs right behind it 24 hrs a day. They offer earplugs if you stay in the "rear facing" rooms for a reason. Expect to get zero peaceful sleep in these rooms. Even from the ocean view rooms one can hear the train's thunder and roar. The location is steps from the beach and the hotel restaurants are good, but proceed with caution at this place.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
ClubWyndham, Social Media Team at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, responded to this review, December 6, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback. Unfortunately we cannot do anything about the train being located so close to our property. However, we do offer complimentary ear plugs at the front desk for your convenience. We apologize for the noise and greatly appreciate the feedback. Please feel free to reach out to the manager during your stay if this occurs in the future. Again, thank you for reaching out.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort

Address: 333 N Myers St, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Oceanside
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Oceanside
#5 Romantic Hotel in Oceanside
#6 Green Hotel in Oceanside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Hotels.com, Expedia, TravelClick, BookIt.com, Priceline, Cheap Tickets, Despegar.com, Booking.com, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Hotel Oceanside
Oceanside Wyndham

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.