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Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at ocean beach so we could travel with our dogs. Unfortunately they only had a 1 bed 1 bath room left which was very very small. The bed was comfortable, the tv was ok and the room for the most part could use updating. Because of the size of the room I would not stay here again unless... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a pleasant surprise for the four of us visiting San Diego! Accommodations were very nice and across the street from the beach and pier! It was very seventies in decor but a little gem! Many restaurants and bars all within walking distance! Will be going back!!

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review Joan! Happy to hear you enjoyed all the cute shops and restaurants within walking distance, and of course, the beach! Glad you found us and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Las Vegas
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our all time favorite places to stay. We stayed in the king suite, 2nd floor corner room many times over the years. We always brought our dog with us and there was never any problem. Well, the current owner said no way, no how can we stay in that suite with our dog this year. Mind... More 

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We apologize for any confusion. Ever since we purchased the property in 2002 we have allowed pets on only our first floor. These rooms are better suited as pet-friendly rooms with their tiled flooring and private patios. We hate to lose anyone as a guest! I will sit down with our entire team and discuss whether opening the... More 

San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this hotel, and it was perfect for our needs. We had a king suite on the third floor, and it was lovely. Everything looked stylish and brand new. The beach views were fabulous...with three large sliding glass doors that offered floor to ceiling views. During the day/afternoon it was not noisy at all. There was a little noise... More 

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope you will visit us again. More 

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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The location can't be beat! Right across from the street to the beach and pier! The courtyard was wonderful for that afternoon glass of wine or cocktail - with a view! The staff was extremely helpful and congenial...helped everyway they could. However, for the price, the room and bathroom were extremely small (though VERY clean!). If you are looking for... More 

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1 Thank S B
Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the information. Unfortunately, the rooms are small, however, we have recently purchased all new furnishings in hopes that the scale of furnishings will help give a more airy feel. More 

Millbrae, California
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I'm baffled by the many four star reviews. I stayed over Memorial Day weekend, so I didn't get the "reasonable prices" other reviewers are referencing. This place is all LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION and nothing else. The manager was nice enough and granted me a late check out, but other than that-- this hotel is very dumpy, everything worn and moldy.... More 

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, We are very sorry that you didn't have the best possible experience at our hotel. We have recently purchased all new furnishings and continue to improve the property. Although prices can seem high we pride ourselves on staying competitive and more often than not less expensive than any hotel near the beach in San Diego. Thank you for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I love Ocean Beach Hotel my boyfriend and I always stay there. We have a great room every time we go over looking the pier and Ocean. Can't wait to go back there..It has wonderful places to eat and walking Newport Ave is wonderful great shops and walking the pier. We just got back from there..

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Thank Sandy S
Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is obvious you love our authentic beach town as much as we do. We hope to continue to exceed your expectations with every visit. More 

Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Noisy street with lots of partying, very small room, no amenities and we didn't feel safe. Our experience did not match the website. Will not return to this hotel. Positives include: easy access to attractions, beaches and long running paths.

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1 Thank kpedrosa
Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that your experience was than optimal. Unfortunately, we are in the heart of all the action in Ocean Beach so it can be loud on the streets during busy weekends. The positive side is that you can walk to all the restaurants, bars, shops and the beach as they are all within a 1... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here, it is an older hotel, but they work hard to keep it in good shape. We loved the courtyard area and spent a lot of time there, you have a great view of the beach. There are a ton of great shops, bars, and restaurants nearby. The courtyard area was a bit noisy the... More 

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Thank Amanda S
Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We promise to continue our efforts in making The Ocean Beach Hotel the very best experience it can be. Happy Travels and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My husband and I spent a week in Ocean Beach to attend a San Diego wedding. The hotel was perfect, and in a great location. You are steps away from the beach, and any type of restaurant you could hope for. We got the Ocean View room with the little patio. I was disappointed that the patio did not have... More 

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, Thank you for your review. It is always helpful to know what we can improve upon. I will begin looking into some type of privacy screen to place between the shared balcony areas. As for the walls, we have heard the term "paper thin" a few times. Amazingly they are actually 6 inch plaster walls and we had... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ocean Beach Hotel

Address: 5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $129 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Beach Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Ocean Beach San Diego
Hotel Ocean Beach
Hotel Style:
#43 Family Hotel in San Diego
#72 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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