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PB Surf Beachside Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the 2nd time that we have stayed at the PB and you can't beat the location for the price. The office staff is exceptional, especially the gentleman that works the overnight shift. Rooms were clean. We were able to walk to the strand, rent bikes, and it is right around the corner from Oscar's (an awesome taco shop).

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was planning a trip to San Diego, CA for my daughters 14th birthday and was unsure of where to stay. Being a faithful user of Groupon The PB Surf Beachside Inn was an option. I am very satisfied and happy with the purchase of the Groupon deal and highly recommend it. I do recommend this hotel and will for...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

I am very glad everything was at least or more than you were expecting. We really hope you and your family will choose us again the next time you decide to visit the beach. Thank you for the great review!

Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After years we decided to give a second chance to the PB Surf. Last time we wasn't satisfied about staff and customer service. This time it was surprisingly satisfying despite some blemishes. We had a studio which was spacious and had a fridge, a microwave and a coffeemaker with a few samples. It was headed to the mission blvd so...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the second chance. We are currently going through and regrouting every shower and changing out the door trim in every bathroom. The Capri by the Sea would be a nice option, especially since it appears to be connected with us, but it's unfortunately not associated with us. We look forward to your next visit with us!

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in the middle of April over Spring Break and was satisfied with my experience overall. The location is fantastic...a quick 2-minute walk out your door takes you right to the beach (you have to walk down some stairs to get onto the actual beach, but there are access points close by). About a 10-minute walk down the...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful comments. I know we were renovating the Pacific Shores Inn during your stay with us making parking that much more difficult. That's where our overflow parking is located, and the construction company took up nearly 80% of the parking during that time period. Fortunately, we are back to having all of our parking back. The...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband to San Diego for 3 days for his birthday. This motel had the perfect location. We were 10 miles or less from all the tourist attractions we wanted to visit and its not very far from the airport. The beach was right there. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were a little small but we...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. I think the parking was about as bad as it could get with our renovation taking up about 80% of our additional parking. Thank you for your review.

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent five nights here during our stay in San Diego. While the property is older and many small details show its age, the room was clean and the bed comfortable. Parking can be a challenge if a guest shows up after 4:00 or so, and there is only one handicapped space. We did experience a serious plumbing issue that...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

We do apologize for the plumbing situation, and appreciate your working with us in getting you resettled as fast as possible. I hope you will stay with us again, and remember, you can always request a courtyard area room.

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We tried this motel due to a Groupon deal; Newly remodeled rooms; very clean ; adequate parking; bed was very comfortable ! Modern style furnishings ; walking distance from beach & restaurants ; good coffee & simple breakfast of pastries . We will certainly be back!

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Excellent!! We look forward to your return visit with us!

Greenbush, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Mid-tier hotel with very clean rooms and great staff, located 1 block from the beach. Rooms were nicely sized with large bath. The spring breakers were hanging out on the courtyard, nice kids, respectful. Everything you need; ocean trail, restaurants, bike rental places, pubs within walking distance. We didn't rent a car, but biked and Ubered into San Diego

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Sometimes, especially if you are mostly going to enjoy the beach and the surrounding area, it may be better to not have a car. We appreciate your comments, and look forward to your next visit!

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Compact, efficient motel on the corner of Mission Blvd and Missouri, just down from the ocean. This is a great location if you're looking to stay and walk the surroundings. You're just a one minute walk from the main drag! Rooms are small but remodeled. The rooms might have some quirks to repair, like stuffed drains and faulty air conditioners...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. The location is probably about perfect! We do have varying sizes of rooms at this property, and when you return, please just request a larger room. We will be happy to do whatever we can to make this request happen. Also, maintenance is an ongoing thing, and we are always repairing something on...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We normally stay at 4-5 star hotels, but based on the reviews and price took a chance on PB Surf Beachside Inn. It was a little smaller than we're used to and didn't have a fridge in the room, but other than that we really enjoyed our stay. The location was phenomenal, the employees were wonderful, and the beach was...

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jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside Inn, responded to this review

We certainly hope to see you again soon. And, we thank you for choosing us especially when you usually choose a 4 - 5 star property.

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring surfer style and modern amenities in the perfect beachfront location, our friendly hotel offers an appealing blend of style, setting and service. The beach is steps away, inviting you to stroll along the soft sands and soak in the salty sea breeze. You'll be dazzled by the choice of local restaurants within walking distance. Relax in our heated pool or on the rooftop patio. From BBQ grills to free continental breakfast, our hotel in San Diego is a comfortable setting for your beach vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PB Surf Beachside Inn

Address: 4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2539
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $154 - $408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — PB Surf Beachside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Seacoast Palms Hotel San Diego
Seacoast Palms Inn
Seacoast Palms San Diego
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“Great proximity to the beach!”
mpaulsen93, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“The back building is off the busy street side and a little newer.”
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“One room on the second floor has a narrow beach view”
Glidster, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you are traveling as a couple, ask for a third floor room.”
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KT702, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rm 225 very quiet but view is roodtops, 301, 302 have a rooftop seating.”
dalem138, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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