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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Pacific Terrace Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Pacific Terrace Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,831 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Pacific Terrace Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 1,780: English reviews
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Man we had a great time in this hotel. its absolutely fabulous. really lovely. the food in the hotel is so great. all praise to the hotel. I also liked the way the hotel has managed everything around, it really feels on top of the world here i suggest this place to evryone who wants the best. my family also... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank rahulsethi227
PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Hello in New Delhi. Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. I am happy your enjoyed your time with us and thank you for all of the referrals. If your travels bring you back to California we hope you will make it to San Diego and visit us again. Sincerely, Angela Hansen Director of Guest Services More 

Kaufman, Texas
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Our recent stay at the Pacific Terrace was fabulous. We stayed in a family suite (The Antigua). The view from our patio was not great but the view from the other first floor patios really isn't much better. Still, we loved having a living room. If you want a view go for the upper floors. We found the staff extremely... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Debbie D
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Spacious and clean rooms with huge balconies and unbeatable views. Only a few steps to surfing and swimming and only a few more to your choice of restaurants. Complimentary bikes were a nice touch for sight seeing down the boardwalk and access to other beaches. Breakfast in the hotel was reasonably priced and convenient and our teens devoured the fresh... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lesko_12
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Our family had a delightful three-day stay at the Pacific Terrace last week (July 2012). The hotel is very well kept, and ideally located if beaches are your thing -minutes from La Jolla and downtown SD. Check-in was easy, and our room was exactly what we had reserved. Had a partial ocean view by the pool. Staff was super friendly,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank sjdrmrsed
Prescott, Arizona
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We have tons of Marriott points and could stay in San Diego for free, but we choose to return and pay to stay at the Pacific Terrace! Park you car and walk to to the beach, restaurants, shops and more. Our very favorite place to stay in San Diego - the service is top notch! Wont go anywhere else! Jackson... More 

Helpful?
Thank TheJacksonFam
Alpharetta, Georgia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

When we were planning our trip back out west and on the coast, I wanted to go to the beach. Never before had we been to San Diego and someone had mentioned the beaches there. Well, we searched for beaches and this is what we find. We did not realize that the harbor is where it is all at. The... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Bre G
Tempe, Arizona, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

This hotel was exactly what we had expected when walking upon this place. Nice pool, great view, and very reasonable prices. The manager Enrico was very polite along with all the other staff at this hotel. We will definitely be coming back at his hotel.

Helpful?
2 Thank Nader A
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Just returned from a great week in San Diego and the first three days of our trip were spent at the Pacific Terrace Hotel in Pacific Beach. The accommodations were wonderful - we had room 117 - a junior suite with a patio facing the pool area and the ocean. The room was very nicely decorated and I just loved... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank mustard57
Sunrise, Florida
Level Contributor
79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

This was my first time for staying at a hotel on PB. I have been to San Diego many times, but always stayed at Marriott. Read alot of reviews before deciding on Pacific Terrace and can only tell you it was one of the best surprises I've had in a long time. All of the staff were friendly, always smiled,... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank dedmundson222
New Jersey
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

The Pacific Terrace was the last stop of our vacation, and it was a standout. Note that our perspective is gleaned from stays at other highly-rated SoCal properties, such as the St. Regis and Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel. Here's a quick review: First Impressions and Rooms: When you pull up to the hotel, you'll probably get a sinking feeling that... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank CaribbeanJake
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

1,312 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (840)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (73)
Viewed
View from Room (146)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (175)
Viewed
Bathroom (27)
Viewed
Room/Suite (148)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (264)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (403)
Viewed
Amenities (30)
Viewed
Beach (9)
Viewed
Executive Suite (97)
Viewed
Family Suite (111)
Viewed
Ocean View Room (72)
Viewed
Pool (20)
Viewed
The Hotel (64)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (69)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (18)
Viewed
Room/Suite (18)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (14)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (13)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these San Diego hotels
Pantai Inn
#1 of 24 in La Jolla
5.0 of 5 stars 612 reviews
Pacific Beach
Tower23 Hotel
Tower23 Hotel
#6 of 281 in San Diego
4.5 of 5 stars 779 reviews
La Valencia Hotel
#5 of 24 in La Jolla
4.5 of 5 stars 991 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Ocean Park Inn
#32 of 281 in San Diego
4.5 of 5 stars 937 reviews
Fairmont Grand Del Mar
#1 of 281 in San Diego
5.0 of 5 stars 1,441 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront, 4-diamond hotel between Sea World and La Jolla, offering jacuzzi suites, honeymoon suites, and family suites. Luxury accommodations and award winning service. A Tripadvisor favorite! Heated oceanfront pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Terrace Hotel

Address: 610 Diamond Street, San Diego, CA 92109-2444
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $261 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pacific Terrace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 73
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotwire, Odigeo, Agoda, Priceline, Cheap Tickets and Hotels.com so you can book your Pacific Terrace Hotel 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:
Pacific Terrace San Diego
Hotel Pacific Terrace
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#6 Family Hotel in San Diego
#55 Business Hotel in San Diego
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay