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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Went here for a few days Mid April. Had a second row 1 bedroom cottage. This was very conviently located to everything - Harbor, Zoo, SeaWorld. And just out the property was easy walking to the boardwalk shops and restaurants and bars. Cottage was clean and had everything we needed. Housekeeping even came everyday which was unexpected. Front desk was... More 

2 Thank llafave
Rosemead, California
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We travel to to Pacific Beach at least every couple of months looking for a new hotel, we found one called the beach cottages hotel. It is excellent had everything you needed. had a little kitchenette a refrigerator and microwave and dishes and silverware. also the balcony gives you enough view of the ocean and Security checks the parking lot... More 

1 Thank Rosemary R
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We were on a mini vacation and we rented a room with 2 beds and it was located in a nice area where you have access to the beach from the hotel. The rooms are clean and spacious and the kitchen helped a lot to make some meals for the family. The staff is friendly and helped us each time... More 

1 Thank marc j
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

We have stayed for 3 different holiday weeks: Thanksgiving and Christmas. We have cooked full turkey dinners in the tiny kitchen in one of the cottages. They have had to come and replace the microwave and electric switches but they were prompt even on a holiday! The cottages and hotel are basic, but it is all about the location on... More 

2 Thank MamaZ
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

Came back last summer with family just to "chill" for a week but I've only gotten around to reviewing it now. No changes from our last visit, it's still wonderful and I love the cottages and the beach. Always a pleasure to visit.

1 Thank Celeste T
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

The location is perfect. We were attending a wedding at the Catamara, a couple blocks from there so it was perfect, plus it is right by the ocean. The hotel is quite old and it could totally use a remodel and upgrade. The carpets are super old and the rooms are not very clean (mostly the carpets) The staff is... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great location but overpriced . If you are on the in the main building its a great view , however if you stay on the street side it can be very loud at night because of the bars . The building is very old , no pool or spa . They do have shuffle board and table tennis. Close to... More 

3 Thank wayne g
Gilbert, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We have stayed several times at the Beach Cottages. Every experience has been great. The staff at the desk are helpful and friendly. Housekeeping is efficient and thorough. Our room was on the 2nd floor and we had a great view of the beach and ocean.

1 Thank wendyc8345
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Best location on the beach, just steps away from the sand. The cottages are a little outdated and in need of a refurbishing. Each cottage has an outdoor grill. We went to the grocery store across the street and grilled our own dinner a few nights and enjoyed the patio. Overall great stay. Can get a little noisey at night... More 

3 Thank Rachel H
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

We stayed on the 3rd level and had a beautiful view of the ocean. Great room, great service, and great everything. They even have 3 ping pong tables and a shuffleboard for children to play with. I absolutely love it here, I plan on staying here every time we go to San Diego.

3 Thank Vanessa O

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beach Cottages are located right on the beach in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego. We are conveniently located near many great restaurants, shops, night life, and San Diego attractions. There is a Ralph's grocery store located right across the street which makes it very easy to prepare your own meals in any one of our fifty fully equipped kitchen units, if you prefer to do so. Our other twenty eight units have kitchenettes that include a small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and all the tableware and glassware you need. The Beach Cottages is a perfect destination for a fun-filled family vacation at the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beach Cottages

Address: 4255 Ocean Boulevard, 1 block south of Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: RM599 - RM1,108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Beach Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
The Beach Cottages Hotel San Diego
Beach Hotel San Diego
The Beach Hotel
Beach Cottages San Diego Ca
The Beach Cottages San Diego
Hotel Style:
#21 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#21 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Pick a room on the 2nd or 3rd floor for better views :)”
 of 5 bubbles 779celestet, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have refrigerator and microwave , bring your own bathroom materials , stay in the main building .”
 of 5 bubbles 227wayneg, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get a beach cottage, ask for one in the very front row closest to the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles Rachill_Conway, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“3rd level floors have a view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles vanessao38, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“3rd floor main building for unobstructed beach view, or west wing for private back balconies overlooking PB pier!”
 of 5 bubbles SanDiegan77, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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