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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Blue Sea Beach Hotel

Show Prices
#20 of 278 Hotels in San Diego
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.
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,369 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,306: English reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when we opened the door to our room! I was expecting more of a "motel" feel, but we got a fully updated, beautiful suite with lovely decor. The pool area was really nice. It was only 60 degrees when we visited, but the pool was heated enough to use it. Pro-tip: Ask for your room to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mileah K
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is in the best location. Right on the beach, not too close to the huge hotels, walking distance to good restaurants, and a great outdoor hot tub and heated pool. At night, there is a fire by the pool as you watch the sun set. Rooms are clean and they provide beach towels for you. Book the ocean...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FunTravelerXOXO
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time provide your feedback! We are delighted you had a 5-star experience, starting from the hotel's location, the surf lessons, and the area's attractions! We are honored and glad to have been apart of your great experience in San Diego. We hope you can join us again! Sincerely, Blake White Assist. GM

La Verne, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a California native, and I've been to San Diego many times, but never to this particular area of Pacific Beach. Let me just start by saying, I will never stay in another area of San Diego! It's cozy, quaint and quintessential California beach city. People friendly and not too touristy. I can't stand Hotel Circle area, and downtown is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Leslie H
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback! We are delighted you enjoyed this part of San Diego and the location and views from the hotel! Pacific Beach is one of those areas that are captivating, and it's hard to stay anywhere else once you've visited! We are thrilled you had such a pleasant experience - we hope...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is quintessential California beachy! Modern rooms, comfy beds, great location, lovely beach decor. Great location as well, next to on the beach restaurants where you can watch the sunset over the Pacific. Highly recommended!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RachelleH502
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay - mentioning the modern rooms, comfy beds and the great location! We hope to see you again in the near future! Sincerely, Blake White Assistant GM

Rockport, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved this Hotel. The location was perfect, right on Mission Beach.You also had the heated pool and Hot tub since for we more cold sensitive people wouldn't dare venture out in the ocean but LOVED watching the surfers of all ages do it anyway. The dates we picked were the week of New Years so we...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ladonnaw
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. We are delighted you had such a pleasant experience! As mentioned, it's a thrill to see the surfers throughout the day even when it's a bit chilly outside! It brings us much joy to receive such feedback about the hotel and the staff. We certainly hope you can join us...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved waking up to hear the ocean waves and being so close to the beach. Great laid back vibe with many restaurants and shops within walking distance. Close to grocery store and pharmacies as well. The hotel is not luxury but clean and nice. The staff was fantastic!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank KNetland
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay - even mentioning the wonderful ocean views and the great location near many restaurants and shops! It is our greatest pleasure to help in providing a memorable experience for you and all of our guests. We hope you can join us again during...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a upper floor ocean-view room which was expensive, but very much worth the price. The doors opened onto a fabulous spacious patio and view, which we enjoyed day and night. When we checked in, they had given us a first floor room and we asked that they move us up, which they did pleasantly. FYI the first...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rott v
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay - making mention of the wonderful ocean views from your room and the nearby restaurants. Also, it's pleasing to hear that we were able to make your stay more comfortable by placing you on a higher floor! We hope you can join us...

Pasco, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for only one day and regretted that we didn't spend longer. The location of this hotel is a rocks throw from the beach with a beautiful heated outdoor pool and spa area. The pool area as well as the rooms have been recently renovated and makes this place phenomenal. The rooms are very nice and have a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tylert68
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay - mentioning the wonderful location and the great views! We hope you can join us again during your next visit to the San Diego area, we would love to have you as our guest! Sincerely, Blake White Assistant GM

tucson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 2 week road trip up the coast this hotel was a gem. Kristine at the front desk was very helpful and being that it was Christmas night she posted a list of the restaurants that were open in the area. Had one small issue with the room. She sent maintenance right up and problem was fixed while we...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Daledon
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay during your road trip! We hope you can join us again during your next visit to the San Diego area - we would love to have you as our guest! Sincerely, Blake White Assist. GM

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here since it was Best Western! Seeing this place go through all their remodeling to where they are now is really cool. The pool area has been newly renovated and they added a fire pit facing the ocean water. It was perfect when I would spend my nights down there. I got the trip advisor card from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank georgebounty72
BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this wonderful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. It is truly a pleasure to have you as our guest and we are delighted you enjoyed our new pool renovation! We certainly look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Blake White Assist....

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

630 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (436)
Viewed
View from Room (72)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (81)
Viewed
Room/Suite (55)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (66)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (142)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (153)
Viewed
Amenities (7)
Viewed
Beach (11)
Viewed
Pool (20)
Viewed
Pool area (1)
Viewed
Standard King Room (69)
Viewed
The Hotel (45)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (41)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (24)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these San Diego hotels
Ocean Park Inn
#33 of 278 in San Diego
996 reviews
Pacific Beach
Pacific Terrace Hotel
Pacific Terrace Hotel
#5 of 278 in San Diego
1,906 reviews
Pacific Beach
Tower23 Hotel
Tower23 Hotel
#6 of 278 in San Diego
831 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Pacific Beach
Surfer Beach Hotel
Surfer Beach Hotel
#108 of 278 in San Diego
620 reviews
Mission Bay Park
The Dana on Mission Bay, BW Premier Collection
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pairing a beachfront location with newly renovated deluxe accommodations, the Blue Sea Beach Hotel knows a thing or two about vacationing. Whether you are traveling with family or flying solo, you'll appreciate our easy access to the Strand surfing and sunbathing and an assortment of iconic attractions and activities like the San Diego Zoo and the Gaslamp Quarter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Sea Beach Hotel

Address: 707 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Beach , Pacific Beach
Price Range: $158 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Sea Beach Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 126
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, HotelsforEveryone, Travelocity and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Blue Sea Beach 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:
Best Western Plus Blue Sea Hotel San Diego
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#27 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#28 Business Hotel in San Diego
#64 Family 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Blue Sea Beach Hotel staff and other travelers.
43 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (43)

Questions? Get answers from Blue Sea Beach Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Can't get any closer to staying on the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles LeslieH73, 1 week ago | Read review
“Choose a partial or full ocean view. The Ocean sounds while you sleep are worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Ladonnaw, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book an ocean front room.. If you like people, then first floor is ok. Otherwise, book an upper floor ocean front room.”
 of 5 bubbles KNetland, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Definitely don't stay on the first floor. Upper rooms, ocean-side, are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles r0ttv, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Nice if you can get a room with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles 599milesg, 4 weeks ago | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay