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Las Vegas
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My room had a brilliant ocean view and the staff was warm and friendly. Marti who served in their Caribbean room as a food and beverage supervisor gave excellent service and first class care! Every time we ran across Marti on the property, he would stop and greet us. Marti made sure that all of our wants and needs were... More 

Thank JessTalk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days over our first Thanksgiving away from home. The hotel is a perfect location for walking along the promenade overlooking the ocean or to nearby shops, restaurants and bars. Our room is luxurious and comfortable at the same time--featuring lots of room, a small sink and frig and a huge bathroom with a large vanity... More 

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Gilroy, California
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was in an amazing location, steps from the beach. It is walking distance to dining and shopping areas. The grounds are beautiful, the room spectacular. very comfortable beds and pillows. The staff was very accommodating. We requested a room change after the first day, to be closer to our family. They honored our request and even moved our... More 

Thank Marty S
los angeles
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were better on the inside than the look of the hotel on the outside. The pool area and cabana space was very small although the ocean front location was pretty convenient. We enjoyed the rental bikes and breakfast. Overall I woudln't pay more than $175 a night for this hotel if I were to go back.

Thank oneinfivebill
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Been coming to the hotel since I was a teenager. I just love being so close to the ocean and access to the boardwalk in front of the hotel is great for biking and running. Bars and Restaurants all within walking distance. Caution that not all rooms have bathtubs and they are sticklers for late check out. You... More 

Thank cementhead2
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my boyfriend and i stayed here for 4 nights. it was a great location with lovely ocean views. it was very easy to walk around pacific beach or to hop in the car and head to san diego or la jolla. we arrived before check in and the staff held our luggage, gave us great recommendations for lunch and called... More 

Thank Sara B
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ocean front location with a wonderful staff! We have been enjoying this hotel for 30 years and it still seems new. Recommend full ocean view rooms but you really cant go wrong. Great for couples and families with any age kids.

Thank mikespahr
Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was extremely friendly and courteous and was attentive to every question or request that we had. This is by far one of the best stays at a hotel that I have ever had. Hotel was clean and had everything one could ask for. Right on the boardwalk at Pacific Beach and within walking distance of restaurants, stores, you name... More 

Thank delach00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in early November for 3 nights. When we pulled up the valet Dan came right out to us and that's when our wonderful experience here stated. He took our bags and car while we waited for the room to be ready. I can't even begin to describe how awesome this place is. Our balcony view was the... More 

1 Thank Marie S
Rancho Santa Margarita CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pacific Terrace is a great find!! It is very conveniently located by a variety of restaurants and activities. The hotel is clean and the staff is friendly. The furnishing in the room are nice. I would give it 4.5 stars if it were possible. The only reason for not giving it 5 stars is that is does not have a... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $302 - $783 (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
#55 Business Hotel in San Diego
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“As for an ocean view unobstructed”
 of 5 bubbles JessTalk, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the South have sun most of the day if you want to sit on your balcony. North side has ocean views, but, in the shade.”
 of 5 bubbles cementhead2, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor full ocean views are best”
 of 5 bubbles mikespahr, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for an ocean view. Well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles delach00, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with an ocean view!!”
 of 5 bubbles mariesF6653IU, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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