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Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once again we stayed here and were not disappointed. We stayed in the Old Town room. The room we wanted was unavailable. I liked this room because it has its own entrance and a little porch to sit out on, however there are brights lights outside the window that stay on well past midnight which for us made sleeping difficult....

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Brevard, NC
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ann's easy style makes Hillcrest House feel like home, except better. Her breakfast table is filled with unlimited light treats as well as interesting guests and fun banter with Ann herself. (She calls it the Table of Knowledge and we agree.) Her reasonable price and great, walkable location attracts people who are interested in the close-by multitude of museums, great...

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Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Janis, It was a treat hosting you and Mike at Hillcrest House. Coming into the house and seeing you two relaxing in the parlor each evening was just like having family visiting. Hope to see you both back again soon! Cheers, Ann

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, I was only in the San Diego area for 2D/1N so only got to spend 1 night at the Hillcrest House B&B! I found myself wishing I had planned to stay for longer! From the first contact to the final check-out and good-bye, my stay here was fantastic! I arrived a bit earlier than planned but they were able...

Thank ScubaDadIpoh
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a 2 night stay, great location, close enough to walk to restaurants but off the beaten path so nice and quiet. Our room was downstairs, comfortable bed, clean and with a small patio which was nice. The only disappointment was the breakfast, quarter sized muffins, fresh fruit and yogurt and granola, not very...

Thank cindyrick
Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Cindy for taking the time to post a review. It is a great location with 100's of restaurants within only a few blocks of the B&B. So sorry the buffet breakfast was not enough for you. A button on the home page of the website gives a full description and complete list of what we offer. With so...

Dixon, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have reasons to visit San Diego often. Hillcrest House is now always my choice for where to stay. The house is lovely and the host is charming and genuinely committed to providing a comforable and pleasant stay. The neighborhood has much to offer including great restaurants. Public transportation to downtown and other locations is convenient and straightforward.

Thank Steve87527
Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for the great review! Every week we are lucky to see a "Repeat Guest" walk through our doors, and that part of our business just continues to grow every year that we have been open thanks to the many kind, & fun guests like yourself! Looking forward to seeing you back next year. Cheers, Ann

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We absolutely loved this B&B!!! The Hillcrest neighborhood is really nice, with good places to shop, eat, and hang. As a gay couple, it was the perfect location. And - it's so close to everything you can imagine - no more than fifteen minutes from the airport and downtown; we walked comfortably over to Balboa Park. And a quick drive...

Thank dsettje
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I have just returned from a relaxing stay at Hillcrest House. We stayed in the Balboa room which has an adjoining den where it is nice to "spread out" to relax and read.There is also a front porch and a patio table/chairs. King-size bed was very comfy . We enjoyed our breakfast each morning and chatting with...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ann is the best hostess ever and has made this B&B into an amazing place to stay. She has brought this old house back fron tha brink and made it into a wonderful period experience. The breakfasts are healthy and fresh.she makes fresh baked goods every morning.

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 4 April 2017

For our first trip to San Diego, my husband and I were a little torn where we wanted to base our vacation. Luckily we found Hillcrest House and loved every second! It was a great B&B in a central location so that it only took us ~15-20 minutes to get anywhere we wanted to go around town. Plus the on-site...

Thank kate110715
Lords Valley, PA
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently spent 3 nights at the Hillcrest House B&B while traveling in San Diego and could not have chosen a better place. Ann, the innkeeper, was a gracious and accommodating host who helped us with many great suggestions for enjoying San Diego. The B&B is conveniently located with easy access to Balboa Park and all the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of 2015 Trip Advisor "Hall of Fame" for best San Diego Bed & Breakfast. Also, Winner "AGAIN" of San Diego Uptown News 2015 Readers Poll "Best Hotel/B&B". Stay in a B&B at the center of it all! Built in 1910, this newly renovated Arts & Crafts inspired Inn is only 10 minutes from major attractions such as, the Gaslamp District, Zoo, Old Town, Seaworld, Beaches, Convention Center and Airport. Features include: Eclectic collection of Antiques, in room cable TV/DVD/CD, and complementary WiFi. Home baked specialties daily. Business guests love our close proximity to the Downtown Convention Center, and or Hotel Circle to attend their meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3845 Front St, San Diego, CA 92103-3019
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM718 - RM900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Zoo room is our favorite”
chicorico, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Any of the rooms are good and all have private bathrooms.”
ScubaDadIpoh, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Zoo Room was great! Honestly think you can't go wrong, but if we came back we'd choose this or the Balboa Room.”
kate110715, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balboa rooms in the cottage - 2 bedrooms and a living room - great for couples to share.”
longponder, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the 2-bdrm cottage in the rear of the main house--the Balboa & Balboa II w/shared living area.Both rooms had private baths.”
VickiMA1234, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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