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.

“Excellent Location with Great Service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Pacific Inn

Save Saved
You added The Pacific Inn to your Saves list
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!
The Pacific Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   600 Marina Drive, Seal Beach, CA 90740   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Seal Beach
Battle Ground, WA
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Excellent Location with Great Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Recently took a cruise out of San Pedro and booked a night at The Pacific Inn based on the previous reviews and the fact that the hotel provided a free shuttle from the Long Beach Airport and to the Cruise Ships in San Pedro which saved us $$$ in taxi fares. We found the hotel to be clean & comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. Only complaint was the use of sliding frosted glass doors from the room to the bathroom. The hotel is in a perfect location and within
5 walking minutes to the Seal Beach Pier with little shops, restaurants and grocery stores.
We will stay here again the next time we are in town.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
Thank you for feedback! We are so glad that you had a enjoyable stay with us and will be returning. If you ever need to take the shuttle elsewhere it does go anywhere within a 5 mile radius (drop off and pick up). Thank you again and will see you next time!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

244 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    105
    102
    28
    7
    2
See reviews for
93
71
15
23
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (49)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Nevada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have used The Pacific Inn as our home-base for over 8 years. We found it while searching for a play to stay with our dogs, and now we stay there with our kids. From the outside, and in the halls, it has a funky, casual beach hotel feel, but inside the rooms... modern and cozy. It's in walking distance from Main Street shops, and from the beach. Hop in the car and drive a few miles south to Dog Beach, situated between Huntington Beach and Bolsa Chica.

  • Stayed March 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
Thank for your comment! We are very appreciative that you have chosen to stay with us all these years! Guest satisfaction is our number one priority and please let us know if you need anything in the future. Can't wait until you visit us again!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Claremont, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

The Pacific Inn is close to restuarants and walking distance to the pier. Seal Beach is a nice little town to dine and walk. The staff is friendly and helpful. My husband and I loved our experience at the Pacific Inn. We will return again and again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, March 14, 2013
We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and can not wait until you visit us again!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Elk Grove, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed at the Pacific Inn when we traveled to So. California for a family wedding. The staff is very nice & helpful (we had issues with the TV not working, the faucet on the bathroom sink was broken & we detected wafts of cigarette smoke coming from another room by or below us). These issues were addressed promptly by the staff with the maintenance man fixing the TV in seconds, replacing the faucet completely & bringing in an air purifier to help with the cigarette scent. Even after fixing all of the issues, they still offered to give us another room, which we declined. The one thing that couldn't be fixed was how paper-thin the walls are in this hotel! We could hear activity in the parking lot & kids screaming & running down the halls (don't need paper-think walls for that, just more respectful parents), so we cranked up our phones/Ipad to with nature sounds to try to drown out the noisiness. Our kids enjoyed the pool, however, it should be cleaned more often as there was a lot of hair & dirt floating in the water. The breakfast room was okay, with a few scant offerings to get your day started. Overall, it is a nice place in a great location for walking down to Main St for shopping or a meal, & not too far from the beach, either. I think it just needs some upgrades, then it will be a great place to stay!

Room Tip: We had a room on the 3rd floor near the breakfast room. I wouldn't recommend that since there t...
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 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.
sagaseal, Public Relations Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, February 28, 2013
Thank you so much for the feedback! We are so sorry about the noise level. It is our goal to have every guest have a enjoyable stay with us as well as a good nights sleep. Since the breakfast room does open early we will be sure to help monitor the noise level so this does not happen again. Currently we are undergoing some renovations such as the doors to the guests rooms and hallways as well as some deep cleaning in the rooms. We will make sure that by the next time you visit us these problems will be solved!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Tigard, OR
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

My mother, my daughter, and I had a nice stay at the Pacific Inn in Seal Beach this last weekend. It was our first "girls weekend" trip together and we wanted a safe neighborhood within walking distance of restaurants, shops, grocery stores, the beach and the pier. The staff was very helpful. There is a computer and printer available next to the front desk which was helpful in printing boarding passes. The breakfast was standard but did offer waffles which we enjoyed. The free breakfast for two at Hennesey's was also basic but was a change of venue and offered omelets and potatoes. We didn't use the pool but we used the jacuzzi and it was nice. The inside/outside courtyard pool atrium was a nice place to relax. The Pacific Inn fulfilled all of our expectations.

Our room needed some deep cleaning (for example the valance over the drapes had some sort of food residue left by a prior guest) but overall the room felt clean and well kept. While we were there our hallway was being nicely painted so it appears that the management is moving towards refreshing the property. We were overall very happy with our stay and would stay again.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room facing the greenway, away from the breakfast room and the pool.
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 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.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, February 28, 2013
We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Currently we are working with carpet as well as furniture cleaners to give your room that deep clean you were looking for. It is not our standards to have any type of remnant from prior guests and will make this a priority that this does not happen again. We hope to see you again soon!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chicago
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Owner: Please put some money back into this hotel. I've been staying at the Pacific Inn for years. The location is the best (walking distance to restaurants and nightlife in downtown Seal Beach), the staff is wonderful (couldn't be nicer), but the carpet is worn, low water pressure in shower, screen door from balcony would not operate, veneer missing from furniture and paint missing from walls.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, February 28, 2013
Thank you for your feedback! We loving hearing any feedback from guests to help us improve to make our guests stay 100% enjoyable. Since this is a older property, we are always looking for ways to update the property. Currently we are re doing all of the guest rooms doors as well as both of the floors hallways. We are also currently talking about redoing all of the screen doors as well. Hopefully all of these renovations will be completed by the next time you visit us to make your stay more enjoyable!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Perris, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Looking for a quiet place with great service? Try this place close to beach, vintage shops. Clean rooms good price. I'll give this place 3 + stars easy. 6 visits and still a bargain. The staff is very friendly and always willing to shuttle you to locations near Seal Beach. Oh yea Free parking and WIFI.

Room Tip: No room service, but complimentary breakfast good.
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sagaseal, Front Office Manager at The Pacific Inn, responded to this review, February 25, 2013
Thank you for your postive feddback! We are so happy that you keep thinking of The Pacific Inn when you come visit Seal Beach. We cant wait until you come and visit again!
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 The Pacific Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Pacific Inn

Address: 600 Marina Drive, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Seal Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Seal Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Pacific Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Pacific Inn Hotel is located just a few blocks from the water in beautiful Seal Beach, California, one of Orange County’s best kept Secrets. The Pacific Inn offers many of the amenities you may expect at a larger hotel while maintaining the out-going service and attention of a wonderfully appointed boutique hotel. What separates The Pacific Inn from any other hotel is our superior location that makes us unique to any other property within a 20 mile radius. Our 71 newly renovated guest rooms are all non-smoking, featuring high speed wireless internet access, granite entryways and private balconies to enjoy the mild Southern California climate. We offer a complimentary shuttle service which travels anywhere within a 5 mile radius of the hotel. And a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is served every morning in our breakfast café overlooking our open air atrium pool. Located in the heart of Seal Beach, a pleasant walk takes you to the Main Street shopping district, the Seal Beach Pier and over 30 local restaurants varying from casual to international cuisine. The Pacific Inn prides itself on going above and beyond for all Guests in an effort to exceed expectations. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Tingo, Hotels.com, Priceline, TravelClick, Reservation Counter, Odigeo, Venere and Otel so you can book your The Pacific Inn 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:
The Pacific Hotel Seal Beach
Pacific Hotel Seal Beach
Pacific Inn

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Pacific Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.