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Beachcomber Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We've had 2, less than perfect weather stays, at the Beachcomber. Very happy both times. You can sit on the porch out of the rain or lay in bed a look out the picture window, view is always there, and always impressive.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I almost don't want to give a good review because then everyone will go and we might not get a room again. I can't believe we even got one anyhow. It's SUCH a great spot!! I'm giving the good review because I think when you get such good service and have such a great experience, it needs to be shared....

1Thank Lori M
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This little Inn is the by far the most quaint and charming place to stay and the best location and view in southern California. If you're into photography, surfing, dining experiences, biking/walking, or just R&R along the ocean front then this is a must visit. My wife and I come here often for many of the above. The property has...

1Thank gacarter717
Irvine, California
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had 2 rainy nights here and absolutely lived it! Yes, there is a train track and a Metrolink station within steps of the hotel but we slept w/ the window open and it didn't really bother us. The only bummer was the size if the shower (there are no bath tubs) it is REALLY small, but the size of...

Thank 64trishd
Saginaw, Michigan
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I can hardly put into words what an awesome place this is. We visited for only 3 nights because they were sold out the rest of the week. I love love love this place. First of all, Linda and the other ladies there are so helpful and nice. I must have called them a dozen times prior to arriving asking...

3Thank 8,172,011
Placentia, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The location is amazing! Cute little bungalows on a bluff with gorgeous ocean views! We walked to breakfast and dinner. There are two restaurants near the pier. The train goes right by but it's not loud and fun to watch. Bring binoculars to look for dolphin. A fun getaway!

Thank CaliforniaMom3grlz
Oceanside, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great location, lovely rooms, terrific view. We used to live in San Clemente (long ago & far away), and it's nice to return to a place like this. You can walk to several restaurants/cocktails. We came here instead of Palm Springs this week-end, and glad we did. We will be back!!

1Thank Hunter003
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016

San Clemente is a great little city. Laid back, friendly, and so picturesque. Great surfing town. The best way to experience all it has to offer is to stay at The Beachcomber. It's like having your own place on the beach. A full kitchen, king size bed, large TV, good wireless, and a large picture window facing the beach, ocean,...

2Thank adognamedrocky
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We lucky Canadians were so happy to be back at our favourite beachfront oasis. The Beachcomber is perfect in every way. The view can't be beat! I love the short walk to town & shops. The beach & waves are simply perfect! Jimmy & Carly are so warm & friendly, they make you feel so at home. We enjoyed a...

1Thank afishcalledsally
Leander, Texas
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second time to visit the Beachcomber Inn. We had just finished more than a week with lots of grandchildren, children, etc., and this was the perfect place to unwind. Yes, it was a splurge with the summer rates, but the room and view are indescribably lovely. If you want a hotel, go to a hotel, but you...

1Thank chrisbarlow

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beachcomber Inn is a quaint boutique style inn situated steps from the Pacific Ocean. The inn was constructed in 1947 and offers vintage at its finest. The Beachcomber is believed to be the oldest continuously running businesses in town, and it is one of the few examples of Spanish Colonial Revival style inns located on a coastal bluff. The blissfully secluded Beachcomber provides the perfect window through which to experience the California lifestyle. This inn, due to the properties' unique position, offers unparalleled views of the waters below. Enjoy surf, sand and sun along with the unobtrusive charm of this inn. Spend the day on the waves, shopping on Del Mar, enjoying free WiFi or dining at a local non-chain eatery. You'll be sure to fill your day with fun or relaxing moments. Just 30 minutes from John Wayne Airport and minutes from the Amtrak train stop, the inn offers oceanfront lodging, complete with individual patios overlooking the beauty of the San Clemente Pier which creates the quintessentially relaxing hideaway. Rooms are also appointed with a fully equipped kitchen, king bed and sofa bed. The grounds allow for a peaceful night by the fire enjoying unobstructed views as the sunset casts a burnt-orange tint over the glistening surf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachcomber Inn

Address: 533 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5483 (Formerly Beachcomber Motel)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $133 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachcomber Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Beachcomber Hotel San Clemente
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Clemente
#1 Family Hotel in San Clemente
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“No bad rooms.”
D4709OMjimh, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have a great view”
  • sitting by the fire pit in front of our room
F6622TLlorim, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“South units have more lawn in front and a direct view of the pier and have less noise from trains.”
gacarter717, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in room #8, #12 is the room with the best view, as it is on 2 sides- book early”
8172011, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They are all good!! But do not take an upstairs room, as the roof is kind of hard to sleep on.”
Hunter003, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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