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“Great location, Nice Stuff”
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Beach Haven
Ranked #123 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
San Diego, California
2 reviews
“Great location, Nice Stuff”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

This place is very nice and clean. Rooms are decent, Pool and facilities are family friendly, and stuff is very nice and helpful. This hotel is the best option for its price in PB and MB area. I would definately go again!

Room Tip: Don't pick room number 102! It is noisy!
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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radelowgittins, General Manager at Beach Haven, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
Thank you for taking time to write a review for the Beach Haven Inn. We are pleased you enjoyed the comfort of the bed as most rooms have pillow top mattresses. We also offer kitchen units for even more convenience. Our location is close proximity not only to the beach but restaurants, nightlife and shopping. I am pleased our Front Desk agent at night was able to assist you with your travel arrangements. We hope to see you again soon for perhaps a longer visit.

Bill Nelson
General Manager
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Surprise, Arizona
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

My Husband and I stayed here with our 3 boys (9 and twin two year olds). Our experience here was remarkable. We have visited San Diego twice a year for the past 3 years, and Beach Have is our new go to spot. The location couldn't be more perfect. Seconds from the beach, we didn't have to drive anywhere, which was perfect since our twins still took naps and I could walk back to our room while my oldest son and his dad stayed out on the beach. We didn't have to fight the madess of the narrow streets & circle around for what seems like hours for a decent parking spot since Beach Haven had plenty of parking that is strrictly for it's guests. We visited during the NBA Finals so it was imperative we had dinner at places that were showing the game. The gentleman at the front desk was very kind and helpful with this. There is a laundry room provided for guests (free of charge & free detergent & cling too!) The emploees rock! and are super friendly. We requsted a kitchen with our room for an additional $10 a day. Very worth it with 3 snacking children. It included a full size fridge, microwave, stove, coffemaker, dining table w/chairs, pots and pans, plates, bowls, and silverware. I'm talking the works! The sink also had a dishsponge and dish detergent to clean up, which housekeeping will go above and beyond and do for you. The first morning after breakfast we left excitedly to the beach without a worry in the world. When we returned for lunch, we found the kitchen spotless. Housekeeping had washed our dishes for us & cleaned the table and counters... I couldn't believe it!!! I made sure to clean up every morning after that, but even if we left a single spoon out, they'd clean it. And don't even get me started on the comfort of the mattresses! We slept great every night and had an excellent experience staying here. As a bonus, the firework show from Sea World could be seen right out our window :-) My husband and I agree Beach Haven is where we will stay every visit from here on out.

Room Tip: Remember if you want a kitchen to Request it!!! If booking online requset in the notes section or c...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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radelowgittins, General Manager at Beach Haven, responded to this review, October 11, 2013
Dear guest,

We really appreciate your glowing review and are pleased and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Beach Haven Inn.
As you point out the location is tremendous. Even though it is necessary to take stairs down to the sand, the elevated view from the end of Missouri St. on the boardwalk can be mesmerizing.
Having a full kitchen can be convenient especially with young children. Our housekeepers take pride in doing a good.
We offer the washer and dryer at no charge as an amenity to our guests
Thank you again for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
Bill Nelson
General Manager
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2013

This ADORABLE little Inn right by the beach in PB is the perfect pick for a cozy beach getaway. The rooms are large, clean and the bed was heavenly. We had a big kitchenette which comes in handy for meal prep for a day at the beach.And a large living room for lounging and having cocktails post beach.
The staff went above and beyond to help with travel plans getting to and from the city. Very knowledgable and willing to assist. We are already planning our next trip back with the family!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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radelowgittins, General Manager at Beach Haven, responded to this review, August 12, 2013
We appreciate your kind words and are very happy you enjoyed your stay. The kitchens units are very convenient especially when staying for an extended period of time. Thanks for the kind words regarding the staff and their assistance in helping you with your itinerary. We look forward to your return trip.

Bill Nelson
General Manager
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

When you first get to the room seems really nice. then you notice things like only one plug is newer so every outlet you try to plug into just falls out. other issue we had was we were on lower level next to the street. Which wouldnt be a problem if the blinds were long enough. felt like anyone could look into our room. also ac thermostat was not accurate at all it was warm but wouldnt come on unless I set it to low 60s so then got way to cold. other then tese issues it is great location, good staff, clean rooms.

  • Stayed April 2013
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Stayed here for one night before the Rock n Roll marathon. I was a bit worried about getting a good night sleep before an early wake up but the bed was quite comfortable and the highlight of the room. The room was simple and clean and I didn't have any use for the kitchenette, but the location is outstanding. In walking distance to great restaurants and bars as well as right by the beach. The night manager was also very helpful as we tried to get our travel arrangements set for the next morning. He was able to advise us on some options as well as give us directions to the Old Town trolley station.
So overall a great location, friendly staff, decent rooms with a great bed...was pleased with my stay.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Campbell, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was the 4 time i stayed here & it is nicer then ever. the staff was very friendly & helpfull,
especially Holly at the front desk. My son & I barbaqued at the pool which was a loy
t of fun. Also we were only about 200 yards from Pacific Beach Beach. The water was warm & the weather was great. I will definitly be going back. Thank you.

Sincerely
Ray Michelson

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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radelowgittins, General Manager at Beach Haven, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Mr. Michelson,

We are so glad you continue to return to the Beach Haven allowing us to accommodate you on your visits to San Diego. Holly, our Front Desk Agent is a true asset to the Beach Haven staff. The proximity to the beach is just a block away. Thank you for the complimentary review and we look forward to seeing you very soon.

Bill Nelson
General Manager
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la verne
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

We stumbled upon this place as a last minute trip. We ended up staying a couple extra days we loved it so much. Beds were more comfortable than most 4+ star hotels we have stayed in. Great location just off the beach and an easy walk to a lot of restaurants bars etc. Nice little kitchen and a BBQ onsite if you want to stay in. Can't wait to go back again and again

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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radelowgittins, General Manager at Beach Haven, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Your kind comments about the Beach Haven are much appreciated. We’re so glad you “stumbled upon us” and even stayed an extra 2 nights and mentioning our proximity to the beach and plenty of restaurants in the area. The kitchens along with the BBQ really are a plus and increase your dining options. Thank you again for the review and we look forward to accommodating you again very soon.

Bill Nelson
General Manager
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Property: Beach Haven
Address: 4740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2598
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Beach Haven 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of San Diego's Pacific Beach neighborhood, Beach Haven offers a family-friendly hotel experience that puts the best of the Pacific just outside your door. Enjoy an easy walk to shops, restaurants, parks, and of course, the beach. Surround yourself in a sun-drenched, easy going, beach hotel experience inside and out. Enjoy the surf, stunning sunsets over the Pacific, and everything the neighborhood has to offer right here at Beach Haven hotel. ... more   less 
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