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PB Surf Beachside Inn

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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2.5 Star Hotel
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4 Mar.5 Mar.
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via 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,...More

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Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for staying with us again. Yes, we are located right on the edge of everything in Pacific Beach. Basically, a perfect location.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

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...More

Thank latholahc
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 16 May 2017

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!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 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...More

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Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 16 May 2017

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...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

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...More

Thank mpaulsen93
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 16 May 2017

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...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 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...More

Thank Lataya R
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 16 May 2017

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.

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USD 101 - USD 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jonathan D
6 January 2018|
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Response from jimsilver | Property representative |
Yes, there is complimentary parking at this property. However, if we run out of parking, there is still parking available at the Pacific Shores Inn located about one block away.
22 April 2017|
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Response from Katie R | Property representative |
Yes, all rooms have both a microwave and a mini fridge.
3 August 2016|
Response from DesireeToler | Reviewed this property |
Yes air-conditioned. No pool on site but can use a neighboring hotel pool. Mini fridge in room
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"Close to everything can walk to most everything you need for a beach weekend."
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"We liked the third floor because of the roof patio - but guests may hang out and chat after hours,"
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"The rooms were fine ... parking is sparse, but all rooms are equal."
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"Stay away from room 108."
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