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Surfer Beach Hotel

711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 US near Exit 23b on I-5 (~2.5mi)
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Property In San Diego (Pacific Beach)
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07/06/2022 - 07/07/2022
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Verified Reviews of Surfer Beach Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Beach Hotel!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great location, beach hotel, clean, everything worked.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Mar-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Mar 26 to Sun Mar 27 2022 at a $230.99 average nightly rate.
"Great location in Pacific Beach."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Comfortable room, friendly staff, great location right on the beach. We will be back!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Nov-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Nov 24 to Sun Nov 28 2021 at a $190.07 average nightly rate.
"Didn't get what I payed for."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Shabby hotel. Beautiful view of the beach. Everything felt old needed updated. Pool not heated as advertised. Rooms need a good cleaning. Room air conditioning not working maintenance man did fix it but broke again. Probably won't stay here again to expensive for what you get.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from GB flag
24-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Aug 14 to Wed Aug 21 2019 at a $195.28 average nightly rate.
"Enjoyable."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great staff. They all deserve a raise or a share of the profits. Hot wat could be hotter. Great location.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from CA flag
09-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Mar 04 to Thu Mar 07 2019 at a $134.25 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

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Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good beach hotel. Fantastic service. Great location. Beautiful beach.

Beach

98/100
163 reviews

Awesome beach and beach sports.

Food

96/100
31 reviews

Delicious food.

Location

95/100
301 reviews

Great location. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Service

90/100
215 reviews

Friendly service with great reception but subpar housekeeping.

Room

51/100
307 reviews

Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained. Old, small rooms and bathrooms, but great views. Beds and balcony are alright. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

50/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Value

47/100
62 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

39/100
111 reviews

Small rooms with comfort and noise issues. Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds.

Cleanliness

34/100
119 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

30/100
8 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Vibe

24/100
105 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel could use some updating. Hotel could be more stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Awesome for a beach holiday.

Amenities

19/100
98 reviews

Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from families.

Wonderful beach. Food is to die for.

Beach

98/100
48 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

95/100
6 reviews

Delicious food.

Location

94/100
86 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Close to the beach, restaurants, and bars.

Service

90/100
67 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

Room

52/100
91 reviews

Rooms are okay, but run-down and old with bad furniture. Fantastic views, but less well rated beds, room size, and cleanliness. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Value

49/100
10 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

40/100
28 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are small, lacking in comfort with below-average beds.

Cleanliness

31/100
41 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Vibe

20/100
38 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Amenities

16/100
35 reviews

Facilities in need of refurbishment.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from couples.

Wonderful beach. Terrific location.

Beach

98/100
22 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Location

96/100
37 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Service

90/100
24 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

Room

50/100
47 reviews

Maintenance and cleaning is lacking, with subpar beds and furnishing. Old, small rooms and bathrooms, but great views. Shower can be a problem.

Value

43/100
6 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

43/100
19 reviews

Less comfortable, small bathrooms and rooms with average beds.

Cleanliness

34/100
16 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Amenities

25/100
14 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Vibe

20/100
10 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Terrific location.

Location

94/100
6 reviews

Great location.

Room

44/100
5 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Beautiful beach. Great location.

Beach

98/100
6 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Location

96/100
9 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Room

46/100
8 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Good beach hotel. Fantastic service. Great location. Beautiful beach.

Food

98/100
30 reviews

Delicious food.

Beach

98/100
160 reviews

Awesome beach and beach sports.

Location

95/100
298 reviews

Great location. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Service

90/100
214 reviews

Friendly service with great reception but subpar housekeeping.

Room

52/100
302 reviews

Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained. Old, small rooms and bathrooms, but great views. Beds and balcony are alright. Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

50/100
6 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Value

48/100
61 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

39/100
108 reviews

Small rooms with comfort and noise issues. Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds.

Cleanliness

35/100
117 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

30/100
8 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Vibe

25/100
102 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel could use some updating. Hotel could be more stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Amenities

19/100
97 reviews

Older facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from families.

Wonderful beach. Food is to die for.

Beach

98/100
46 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

95/100
6 reviews

Delicious food.

Location

94/100
84 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Close to the beach, restaurants, and bars.

Service

90/100
67 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

Room

52/100
89 reviews

Rooms are okay, but run-down and old with bad furniture. Fantastic views, but less well rated beds, room size, and cleanliness. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Value

49/100
10 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

38/100
27 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are small, lacking in comfort with below-average beds.

Cleanliness

32/100
40 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Vibe

21/100
37 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Amenities

17/100
34 reviews

Facilities in need of refurbishment.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from couples.

Wonderful beach. Terrific location.

Beach

98/100
22 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Location

96/100
37 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Service

90/100
24 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

Room

52/100
45 reviews

Decent, but old rooms with okay beds and poor furniture. Guests complain about size, cleanliness, and maintenance of rooms and bathrooms. Great view. Shower can be a problem.

Value

43/100
5 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

43/100
17 reviews

Less comfortable, small bathrooms and rooms with average beds.

Cleanliness

35/100
15 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Amenities

25/100
14 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Vibe

20/100
9 reviews

Vibe is not too good. Hotel could use some updating.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Beautiful beach.

Beach

98/100
6 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Location

95/100
8 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Room

46/100
8 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

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Property Description

Welcome to Surfer Beach Hotel! Our beachside lodgings offer an affordable vacation experience coupled with a retro-chic, boutique hotel sensibility. You’ll find dozens of attractions, including SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo, just minutes away. We offer standard guest rooms, one-bedroom suites, and two-bedroom suites.Our renovated guest rooms are thoughtfully decorated in a mid-century style with modern conveniences and extras. All rooms are furnished with cable TV, refrigerators. Most rooms have balconies with Pacific Ocean views.

Amenities / Features


  • Check In: 4:00 pm - anytime
  • Check Out: 11:00 am
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Golf course on hotel grounds
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The airport is 8 miles away. A one-way taxi charge is approximately $25.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We do not have on-site facilities to offer breakfast, however there are four restaurants within steps of the hotel that offer group breakfasts.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
No Large Dogs (over 40 pounds) Pet Fee of $50.00+tax

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