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Del Mar Motel on the Beach

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garden grove, ca
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The Del Mar Motel is just that...a motel. The rooms are nothing special but the location is just perfect if you are looking for a beachfront stay. The beach is right out of your door and next to the lifeguard station. There are two patios and several BBQs for cooking up your favorite patio meal. The motel is old but...

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1Thank badlinda
Greater Cincinnati
Reviewed 10 August 2015

A great place to visit in southern California. The common areas are clean and inviting. The beach is within view of tables and chairs. The staff are friendly and conscientious. A relaxing place to gather for a get away.

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1Thank Ann B
Roscoe, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

First time in Del Mar...loved it!!! First impression was iffy but once you get settled in and literally walk a few steps to the beach you forget about the little things!! Would definitely stay here again.. Close to shopping & food!! But would recommend two things..get rid of the carpet in the rooms ewww...and a light on the desk for...

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1Thank lcampbell7
Seal Beach
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The front desk clerk was miserable (works Saturday). She knew we were waiting to check-in and tried to dodge us to go to lunch. The room we booked months in advance, a second floor ocean view was unavailable but they charged us for it anyway. The room we got on the first floor was up against a stairwell, not the...

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4Thank Beverly D
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Big rooms, we were in a king room 3 doors from the beach. Nice and clean but could use some updating, small old tv in hutch that was too low to view if laying in the bed. Beautiful ocean views are not in the rooms but from the front common balcony. Common areas are nice, they have grills if you...

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3Thank JackieG01
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is older and the rooms are small. The shower and beds are small as well. But, honestly who cares when you are literally on the beach! It is a bit pricey for a motel, but that's what you get when you come to Del Mar. Also you get free parking, which is awesome.

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1Thank cvolps
Corona, California
Reviewed 25 June 2015

My family has been coming here since the 70s, so it feels like home to me. From the patio you can walk right onto the sand. The motel offers complimentary BBQ's for grilling along with chairs, towels and umbrellas for the beach. Most recently, they changed out their carpet floors for wood, which makes it more conducive for a sandy...

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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here and loved it. Great location. Literally steps from the beach. Room was very spacious. We agree with the earlier reviewer who talked about the pillows. They are very flat and there are only 2 per bed. Loved that the room had a refrigerator and microwave. We ate breakfast in the room every morning and that...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This place is on the water at the 17th Street lifeguard station, fronting one of the best swimming beaches in Del Mar or the North Coast for that matter. This property sports five-star views and location at a price that is very reasonable. No, it doesn't have the latest technology or stone finishes. It does have a great patio and...

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1Thank VegasJeff
hertfordshire
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is a reasonably spacious motel, rooms not luxury but adequate for a few nights. Sea views are a bit of a myth as motel runs at a right angle to beach so very few can actually see sand but there are no private balconies anyway. The private guest patios are superb . There is not much in Del Mar...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the sun and surf is our quaint boutique hotel located on the beautiful beach of Del Mar. With views so spectacular you’ll never want to leave.Relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the Pacific Ocean from one of our 43-newly renovated guestrooms. Relish the breathtaking views from our newly enhanced beachfront sun deck, picnic & barbeque areas, where the rolling waves beckon you to the white sandy beach of Del Mar. Create unforgettable moments with a walk along the beach at sunset or an early morning jog with the waves at your feet.There’s nothing like the sound of the ocean to lull you to sleep, and there’s no better way to escape life’s challenges than a retreat to the Del Mar Motel on the Beach.Our Friendly Staff is Ready to Assist You! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Del Mar Motel on the Beach

Address: 1702 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2154
Region: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range: $244 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Del Mar Motel on the Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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Del Mar San Diego
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“The second story has a nice viewing deck. Patio close to first floor rooms right on the sand.”
 of 5 bubbles H7535MEbarbaram, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great location on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Spagori1, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request Ocean View - this places you on the second level (top level). Request north/west facing rooms to avoid being near the parking lot of a neighboring restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles destinationaddict, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with ocean views are the best....facing the Ocean.”
  • View from the Del Mar Motel.
 of 5 bubbles SusieRussell, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check in early to get a room closest to the water .”
 of 5 bubbles R7862PMdavidd, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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