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Blue Sea Beach Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Center with Internet Access
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Family Resort
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94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
39Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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The location is excellent, with the beach and surfer school out front. Definitely splurge for the ocean front, where you can people watch from your balcony while enjoying a beverage of your choice. The rooms are small but decorated with a surfer beach flair! If you expect fancy
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Hotel's Favorite
My mother, sister, and I visited San Diego and stayed at the Blue Sea Beach Hotel. It was a special trip celebrating our 75 year old mother over my fall break from school. I carefully planned an ocean front suite because our goal was to enjoy a relaxing time by the beach
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Response from BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Responded Oct 29, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to provide this AMAZING review! We are thrilled to have contributed to your 5-star experience! It is truly a delight to know of all the wonderful things you enjoyed about the hotel and the area and we certainly 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, Nicholas Villalobos Assistant General Manager
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We had an ocean view on the second floor and it was wonderful. Smallish balcony but it had a couple of chairs and a small table. There were four in our party and we could all be on it comfortably. Great for people watching, surfer watching, and just plain viewing the beautiful
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... still not very nice. The Blue Sea is a great location for anyone who wants to cruise the Pacific/Mission Beach boardwalk and enjoy the endless frat party that the area hosts. The rooms are very clean and reasonably nice — comparable to a lower end upscale chain, with
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Response from BlueSeaGM, Manager at Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our property. While we are happy that you did enjoy our amazing location right on the ocean, clean rooms and our fabulous team members. We are sorry that the City of San Diego was doing a big construction in the area. We appreciate feedback from our guests and apologize for any inconvenience during your stay. We hope you will reconsider visiting with us again and I invite you to contact me personally to assist you in selecting an accommodation that will be a better experience for you on your next visit. Thank you again for your time.
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My family and I just spent 4 wonderful nights in a king oceanfront suite, and had an amazing time. We were visiting San Diego to see our son graduate from Marine Corps boot camp, and really enjoyed the pool, beach, and hanging out spending time together. Our room was very clean,
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Hello, There are many great bars and restaurants within walking distance.
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It would depend on what you'd like to visit in San Diego. Please note we are walking distance to many restaurants, bars and attractions. Uber or Lyft rides from the airport range about $15-$25.
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Do you need go bring your own beach stuff or does the hotel provide umbrellas and chairs for the beach?
You have to bring your stuff.
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Is it pet friendly?
No it is not.
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"Ocean front"
"Ocean view or ocean front rooms, something to listen to or look at 24 hours a day.."
"Ocean view is nice, but you also get some of the parking lot, so that's noisier."
"If you can, I would get one facing the ocean."
"Partial ocean view is great."
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PRICE RANGE
$217 - $448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western plus blue sea hotel san diegobest western san diegosan diego best western
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoPacific BeachMission Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
126
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