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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Love this laid back surfer hotel! I was hesitant because of some reviews but I'm realizing some people just love to complain. The custoner service is great. The view is wonderful. The bed is beyond comfortable AND we got a great rate for the holiday weekend. We drove down early from LA and were even allowed to check in a...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Caraebrewer, Thanks for the great review. I am so happy that you had such a great tine over Memorial Day Weekend. Thanks for the fab review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca, General Manager

Montana
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Great Staff. Rooms are clean and decent. Lovely Ocean Views. Nice restaurant attached and a small coffee shop. You can walk the boardwalk, lay on the beach or have a drink at the bar. Walk to 7-11, Ralphs, Fish Tacos at Oscars and much, much more. Great Balcony with great view. Stay here every year. Rooms have a fridg which...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TKA820, Thanks for the great review. It's such a pleasure to hear great things about the hotel, but even more pleasing is reading the compliments for the Surfer Team. They work very hard and it is wonderful to see them recognized so consistently, Thanks again for the review and returning again and again to the Surfer! Sincerely, Adam M....

Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

My mom and I visited the Surfer Beach Hotel as a getaway for my 18th birthday and had a blast!! Employees were friendly and helpful, fair price, and most of all SUPER close to the beach! Just a few steps away. The room was not perfectly clean or anything fancy but you can't expect that if you want to be...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BreezyLeigh37. Thank you for the excellent review. I am pleased to read that you so thoroughly enjoyed your stay,. Thanks again! Kind regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Visalia, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015

My boyfriend and I were on a spontaneous trip down to San Diego and when we arrived to book a room we were treated so well. Angelica and Robert at the front desk showed us the room before we booked it and they we so friendly. Hotel is very clean and in a prime location! Thank You for your service!

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RMichellem, Thank you for the kind words and the fantastic review. Angelica and Robert are both new Guest Service Agents so it is great to hear they are already leaving such positive impressions on our guests. I will be sure to pass along your compliments. We look forward to you hopefully returning soon! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 May 2015

My friend and I stayed at the Surfer for only one short night, and were wishing we had more time. Between the comfy beds, stunning ocean views, heated pool and buzzing Pacific Beach nightlife, we were set. I never slept as soundly as I did with our balcony door open with the sounds of crashing waves soothing me in my...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AmyCorrine, Thanks for pointing out that article. It definitely sent us some new visitors! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the fantastic review. I hope it is not too long before you come back for another visit. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager

Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Amazing. The location. The view. The price. The service. Fun for the family, and my gf and I enjoyed the nightlife on the boardwalk.. laid back and nursed the hangover on the beach the next day, literally steps away. centrally located, near everything that matters in San Diego, at these rates, can't get a better value. Will be back for...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andres H, I am delighted to read of your great experience. Thank you for the five-star review. We are glad to have won over a new repeat guest. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager.

Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

On Daniels last day he hooked us up! Great price, super friendly, great room and location! Was a pleasant surprise since it was a last minute trip. Jennifer who has cute dogs and spoons with was also exceptional.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ccoolidge, We are sad to see Daniel go, but we wish him the best of luck. I am glad you got to meet him before he left. Jennifer is new, so I am glad she also impressed upon you the fact that our team all offer exceptional service. Thanks for the five-star review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca |...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

The rooms were dirty, the building drab, and most of the staff was inhospitable. Compared to the other beachfront hotels the atmosphere was blah - nothin' happening here. Only choose this place as a last "resort".

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cheney50588, Your experience reads as a complete departure from our standards. Please contact me directly at adam.dellarocca@trigildservices.com so we can discuss your experience in more detail. Sincerely, Adam Della Rocca General Manager

Reviewed 5 May 2015

Daniel, Adam and Angelica were super friendly and accommodating. After a long ride in from Az, they were a welcoming sight. They guided me to an upgraded room. I highly recommend getting a beach view.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda S, It was a pleasure to meet you. I am glad the staff were able to accommodate you. Our ocean views are spectacular rooms and we don't like to see them go unfilled! Thanks again for the review! Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The rooms were dust, dirty, and just awful. If you are just there to sleep maybe ok, but I wouldn't. I walked in to my room looked around and walked right back out. When I was checking in the Terminex man was right behind me. Bad sign. Go across the street to the Blue Sea Beach Hotel if you want...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vanderson60, I am sorry that you felt it necessary to write such a negative review without having stayed at the hotel. If your room was in the condition that you detailed, our team would have gone above and beyond to rectify the situation. In regards to the pest control engineer, it is considered best practice to have bi-weekly inspections...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique hotel in Pacific Beach has stunning views of the pacific ocean and breathtaking sunsets. Rooms offer refrigerators, free Wi-Fi,42 inch plasma televisions, and are located a few shorts steps away from the sand and surf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfer Beach Hotel

Address: 711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-5028
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $241 - $615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfer Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Surfer Beach San Diego
Hotel Surfer Beach
Surfer Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Was on the fourth floor and the view of the ocean was amazing.”
  • Standard double room with Ocean view. Room #411
  • View while laying in my bed.
 of 5 bubbles Keado7, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Floors 2-4 all have ocean view balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinecC3273PL, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for double rooms either 404 or 405 for ocean facing view.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulDBoston, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay here the view is not worth price and the rooms are horrible”
 of 5 bubbles diemart61, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a beach view room. Every 3rd floor beach floor room has a great view of the sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles T1906GFmichaell, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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