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“Wow, great staff and great rooms right in Pacific Beach!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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PB Surf Beachside Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2539   |  
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Ranked #81 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
1 review
“Wow, great staff and great rooms right in Pacific Beach!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Could not ask for a better deal, great room, great service and great staff!!! I would highly recommend to stay here if you want be by the beach in Pacific Beach!!!! This place is next to the beach and the night life.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Definitely a great location for the beach and the nightlife scene here in Pacific Beach. We hope to see you again soon!
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Randy the concierge was an amazing host!!! The hotel is less than a block from the ocean. Very nice suites. Can't ask for anything more. For the price you can't beat it, comparable to a stay at a shabbier place and further from the shores of the Pacific. The rooms are more modern, flat screen televisions in the bedroom and living room, stand alone shower with tall glass doors and nice counter tops in little kitchenette and bathroom. Great atmosphere with an ocean breeze coming through the windows.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 18, 2013
That breeze can be so nice most days. I think with the location so close to the ocean that I would rather hear the waves and feel the breeze rather than stay locked up with an a/c. Yes, the rooms are all new with all modern amenities that we think make us perhaps the best little place close to the beach in San Diego! Thank you very much for your excellent review!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Was on short notice and needed a place to stay in pacific beach. Called a few places and stumbled on on surf. Randy the general manager hooked me up with an awesome room at a great rate. Would stay here again. Thanks for the help on my trip to pacific beach

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 18, 2013
I'm glad we are able to help you at the last second! I will inform Randy of your compliment! Thank you. And, I hope we will be able to help you again in the future!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here and everything was wonderful the rooms were beautiful, nice and clean, Randy had excellent customer service and helped us out a lot, I will definitely be visiting again and recommending this hotel to all my family and friends

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
Thank you for letting your family and friends know about our new property! We really need all of the good exposure we can get! Thank you very much!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We really liked this place. Was a little unsure at first as many of the review were first time reviews and this seemed a little fishy to me but the hotel lives up to it's billing.

Not sure if we paid more for a bigger room as we booked through laterooms but we had a corner room and it was huge and had a table with chairs plus a big bed, microwave and coffee maker. Close to the beach. Really close.

Was clean with new towels every day although it got a lower review as the coffee pods were not replenished everyday nor was the toilet paper.

I don't think you'd be disappointed if you book this place but do go for a bigger corner room if possible.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
Thank you! I do wish all of the rooms were corner rooms! Regarding the reviews, I do seriously encourage my guest service agents to ask our guests to please write a review if possible. Randy is very assertive, therefore receiving a lot of feedback, and Alpha is at the property almost every day as well. We are really pushing for reviews as we are a new property with almost no prior exposure. Thank you for your review!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Rooms are clean and spacious with all amenities. Customer service is friendly from check in to check out. Awesome beach experience. So much to do in neighboring area! Staff is very professional and accommodating. Our family is big in numbers and we loved the special attention from the staff. We had a great vacation and made many new memories. Would definitely recommend the PB Surf Beach side Inn to friends and family.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff was very helpful and friendly! We do hope you will come back and stay with us again soon!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

I booked a room here last minute and was very impressed from the time I walked in. I walked in before my room was ready so they kindly let us leave our bags behind the front desk in called us as soon as a room was ready. Randy and Alpha at the front desk were very helpful and nice during our arrival. The beds are super comfortable and
the rooms all have mini fridges, which is helpful during travel. We opened our windows and had an amazing beach breeze.
We were so impressed we tried to extend our stay but unfortunately they are fully booked. Definitely booking advance for this place!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
I'm very sorry to hear that we were too booked up to extend your stay with us. But, we are so happy you wanted to, and hope that you will come back again very soon!
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Additional Information about PB Surf Beachside Inn

Address: 4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2539
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #81 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — PB Surf Beachside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
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