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Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages

#106 of 281 Hotels in San Diego
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4500 Ocean Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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Rosamond, California
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't actually stay in one of the cottages, but I did visit the bait and tackle shop on the pier. The man was very helpful. It was $9 for everything you need to do some ocean fishing. Pole, bait, bucket, pliers and a knife. No fishing license required. Also, he was available to assist at any time. I broke... More 

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Red Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

we stayed at crystal pier for three nights the last week of may, and had a great time. check in was quick and easy, and our cottage #12, was cozy and comfortable. there was 1 double bed and a sleeper sofa, and all the kitchen necessities we needed for cooking our meals. there were plenty of nearby shops and restaurants,... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time riding bikes, taking in the rays, watching the sunset and listening to the waves. It was my youngest daughters 18th birthday. Accommodations were great and we will be back next year. 👍🏻😃

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Manchester
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We love this place! This is the 2nd time we have stayed here and loved it all over again. We were on our honeymoon and it was just perfect! We were in cottage 10 and were a little gutted we weren't on the other side as our last stay but the sun set view from this side is AMAZING! The... More 

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Tustin, California, United States
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My husband and I stayed for a weekend in cottage number 5. It had queen bed, separate bathroom with shower, kitchen, flatscreen tv with couch, and outdoor table with chairs, umbrella, and two chaise lounges. Our room faced the south side of the beach. We had great morning and early afternoon sun. Other couples who had the cottage next door,... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

My daughter lives in San Diego and suggested Crystal Pier as a place to stay. We were lucky enough to be able to book a 2 bedroom cottage here for 5 nights in April. We used this as central place to stay while we visited many San Diego sites that were all within 15 minutes away. What a beautiful place... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Spent a few days over Easter staying here with our two kids. It is spectacular and charming. Easy drive into the city - but also (obviously) fantastic for the beach. The cottages are well decorated and equipped.

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queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is the place to stay if visiting San Diego. The cottages are located on the pier and we all loved it. My teens loved kicking a ball on the beach. Excellent Wifi. Rooms are BEAUTIFUL, beds are comfortable and the master bedroom looks out over the beach/ocean. The living area is spacious as is the gorgeous deck area. Relaxing... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Very cool quintessential beach cottages. Not sure there is any place like it in the USA. Drive out to your cottage on a old rickety wooden pier. Decor: simple clean BEACH! The sound of surf puts you to sleep. FYI...it can be loud for those light sleepers. Wine and cheese on your own private "over the water" patio. Nice smile... More 

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Hawthorne, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here and we will definitely be back. Crystal Pier has cute little rustic cottages on a pier. Full kitchenettes. The cottages were comfortable. Some ware. Rust and some mold due to being right on the water. Loved the waves right underneath you. The sound of the waves and the movement of the pier will put... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages

Address: 4500 Ocean Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $225 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Crystal Pier Hotel And Cottages
Crystal Pier San Diego
Crystal Pier Hotel San Diego
San Diego Crystal Pier
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in San Diego
#22 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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