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Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love this place,we did come for the fourth time. It has all you need, a well equipped kitchen, a very own patio a cozy livingroom and it is sleeping over the ocean. You can park your car in front of the cottage .Restaurants and shopping is all close by.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

This is such a fun place to stay. Cutesy little pier cottages, basic but homely - this one is all about location. We stayed for three nights while visiting our son who's at university at SDSU. It was just a great place to be, turned out its the place he hangs out at with his friends on off days so... More 

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Fairview, Texas
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3 reviews
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We were there during a huge storm and lots of movement in the cottage. That just added to the experience. Not a fancy place but that's not why you stay here. We were midway down the pier & it was perfect. Cottages are well maintained & fully equipped. Stores nearby to grab groceries or other shopping. Games & cards available... More 

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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This was our third year to stay here. We stay in a one bedroom cottage facing south. We love the cool sea breezes. The bed and futon are both very comfortable. It has a full kitchen, but we only use the refrigerator. We like the little table for two. We often go pick up food and bring it back to... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Another lovely and relaxing Sta-cation in San Diego on Crystal Pier.Our family stays in Units 16 and 18 with our large private deck overlooking the beach and ocean. Couldn't be better. Kono's for breakfast, wonderful little eateries everywhere, massage at The Happy Head, shopping on Garnet Street and beautiful sunsets on the Pier. What a great way to end the... More 

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Rosamond, California
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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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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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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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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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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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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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“In the winter time choose the south side you get more sun.”
 of 5 bubbles ykippenberg, 6 days ago | Read review
“We like Units 16 and 18 with the large deck.”
 of 5 bubbles moeroe2015, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“Room facing the south side are less windy in the afternoon.”
 of 5 bubbles kimd609, May 3, 2016 | Read review
“Book Early”
  • View from our deck
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • 2 Bedroom and ensuite
  • Master Bed
 of 5 bubbles nikked, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“We stay in Cottage A or B (studios) at the end of the pier.”
 of 5 bubbles DrDMV, Mar 18, 2016 | Read review
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