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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2013

some background - I have over my life traveled a lot, both for work and with family. The location of this hotel is killer...steps from Pacific Beach. The hotel is in good shape as well. But the difference between this hotel and others is the STAFF. They care...they walk the walk. Every day. Consistently. Every business would benefit from a...

3Thank Vesna H
Reviewed 28 December 2012

We arrived at the end of a 2 week road trip and a very long drive, and couldn't have picked a better place to spend our last few days. The hotel is welcoming, relaxing and luxurious, the staff friendly and down to earth, and the location ideal - right on the beach and a short walk from the main stretch,...

2Thank matt s
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 26 December 2012

The location is convenient to beach and retail, but this place is just fabulous. Well kept, great housekeeping and front desk staff, fabulous views. Oddly, no grab bars in the shower, at least in our double room. Not a big deal unless you are older or unsteady, but it was the one thing that I noticed in a place that...

1Thank Firpo
La Quinta, California, United States
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Great location, nice rooms, great views of the ocean. The staff is very accommodating, very profession, know your names, continue to ask if there is anything they can do for you. Nice pool and spa, cookies at 4:00pm, coffee and newspaper in the morning. Close to La JOLLA

4Thank Laine R
Roseville, California
Reviewed 16 December 2012

This place is always top notch. You cannot beat the accomadations, price and staff. Megan, Stephanie and Andreas as well as all the other staff were over and above accomadating. My wife and I usually come by ourselves but brought our 3 year old and 2 month old and it is perfect for all occasions. Truly exceptional and a MUST...

1Thank prayne987
PTHSanDiego, Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write about your time with us and thank you for mentioning Megan, Stephanie and Andres. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to them. I am so glad to hear the entire family enjoyed the stay and we hope you will visit us again soon. Warm Regards, Angela Hansen...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 15 December 2012

We have stayed at the Pacific Terrace Hotel twice now in about 18 months and we had a wonderful stay both times. The staff is completely dedicated to you and insures that you have a great time at their hotel. From the front desk staff to the room service and concierge service, you will not be unattended to! The rooms...

2Thank ROBYN P
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 December 2012

From the moment you step into Pacific Terrace you feel welcomed. In our extensive travels, this small hotel stands out for its exemplary and friendly service, attention to detail and outstanding location right on the beach with a view to Crystal Pier. Pacific Beach has not always been a great address in San Diego, but we have no complaints whatsoever...

1Thank RoseCityDiner
San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 December 2012

This hotel certainly came up to my expectations during my five days. It really was an amazing experience. Rooms, staff and location of the hotel is simply perfect. One willing to attain a top notch view of Blue Pacific Ocean can’t forget the significance of this hotel. Swimming in the hotel pool was certainly a great experience for me and...

2Thank Jonathan C
Boise ID
Reviewed 5 December 2012

This hotel lived up to it's solid reputation. The staff was very gracious in working to move us to a view room, which was unavailable when we booked. The happy hour sitting poolside and watching the sunset was exactly what you want in a beach front experience. Two strange things that stood out were the in room bathrobes ( I...

Thank JudyfromBoise
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This small hotel was perfect for our family vacation (2 adults and 3 children). I was impressed with the size of the rooms, the great staff, and the location of the hotel! The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable! Nothing is better than swimming in the hotel pool and being able to see the ocean right next to...

1Thank AGM-222

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: RM1,368 - RM2,732 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pacific Terrace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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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
#54 Business Hotel in San Diego
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