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49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to the Beach Cottages for about 30 years. We have stayed in the main building, the hotel wing and the cottages. All are excellent. There are many things we love about the Beach Cottages but the main ones are....the absolute consistency of cleanliness and keeping the property up to date, the quality of the employees, and... More 

Thank BMH628
Glendale, Arizona
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved The Beach Cottages. The pictures show just how it is. The room was nice, clean and the bed was comfortable. It was mostly quiet and just right at the beach. When we went it wasn't a busy time so that made it even nicer. The staff were very nice. I have no complaints and plan to go back... More 

Thank DianaM93410
Glendale, Arizona
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stay here every year in September so we decided to stay for our last beach trip of the year. Normally we stay in large cottage which is great. This time we stayed in two bedroom apartment which fit all 6 of us comfortably. Beach Cottages does not have air conditioning so essential that temps be below 80 and we brought... More 

Thank Chriss P
Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have visited twice the Beach Cottages now and we loved it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The beach is few feet away from your room and we love the fact that we didn't have to drive a single day during our stay and enjoy the beach. The rooms are very comfortable with free internet. Also each room... More 

Thank marc j
Redding, California
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place is perfection. I used to come here back in the 90's but haven't been able to get back since I moved so far away. But I finally got back. And it hasn't changed a bit. The location is everything-!!! Staff is super friendly and the property is clean and has everything you need. We rented bikes and were... More 

1 Thank ladykeepsmiling
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We have been vacationing here for the last 13 years, we love it!! This year my son left $ in a draw and the housekeeping found it and turned it in! The hotel credited my checking acct the money. I'm very grateful and glad to know that there is still honest people out there!

1 Thank Nikki1Soto
Los Angeles, California
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382 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We stayed here for a weekend trip with some friends. Luckily we got a cottage right at the end next to the beach, the view was so nice. There were a lot of people walking right by our window since it was right on the boardwalk, but it was worth the view, especially at night and in the morning when... More 

1 Thank Todd H
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights in the room with a private balcony, 3rd floor with ocean view......wonderful! Nothing fancy about the place; simple, clean with amazing beach location. Best of all, no parking fees and affordable rates. Loved my stay!

2 Thank kt06of07
Sacramento, CA
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55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Ah! What can I say?! Our family loves the Beach Cottages. When we were invited to a family wedding in Temecula, I insisted on going a few days early, and driving the extra hour to San Diego, to our beloved Pacific Beach (PB) and stay at the Beach Cottages for a couple of days to celebrate my birthday. We have... More 

3 Thank tkmyadvice2
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We had a top floor unit with sweeping ocean views and lovely sea breeze. A great kitchen with everything you need for all meals, guest laundry and Ralph's Supermarket across the road. Close proximity to Balboa Park, SeaWorld, Coronado and La Jolla as well as Las Americas fashion outlets. Beds were comfy, rooms clean and staff very welcoming, looking forward... More 

6 Thank VeronicaL1973

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • 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: $179 - $332 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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