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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is the only hotel we stay at in San Diego. The rooms are wonderful and the employees are phenomenal. This time when we arrived they were going to put us on the second floor. The only way to the second and third floor are the stairs. My hubby had a bad knee and couldn't do the stairs, they changed...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are pleased that you had a great experience. As always, we do whatever we can to make our guests happy and we will continue to improve so come visit us again!

Tucson
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed for two nights with a room on the third floor facing the ocean. It is a great location for $270 a night with a balcony and free parking. They had no elevator and no one to carry up the luggage. The room had no coffee, no Kleenex, no high definition TV and no wifi. They insisted they had...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry you were unhappy with the amenities we provide. We do our best to keep costs reasonable while providing a fun, relaxed beach experience for our guests. We recently had our tankless water heater replaced which should alleviate any hot/cold issues. We are also investing money in improving our wifi signal. We hope that you will give us...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

So my wife and I came to OB for a quick weekend getaway. We wanted a room right by the beach, which was a few steps away. We wanted restaurants and bars within walking distance so I wasn't driving intoxicated, which was also steps away. We were also hoping to hear the ocean waves but we were just a tad...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We have recently installed all new custom made furniture for every room. We feel they are beautiful, functional and help maximize the space in the room. As for the mattresses, they are all newer mattresses with a wonderful 3" memory foam topper. We normally get rave reviews for the comfortability of our beds, however, if you choose to visit us...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed at ocean beach so we could travel with our dogs. Unfortunately they only had a 1 bed 1 bath room left which was very very small. The bed was comfortable, the tv was ok and the room for the most part could use updating. Because of the size of the room I would not stay here again unless...

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Chad! Thanks so much for writing your review. Indeed, our Courtside 1 Queen Bed rooms are on the smaller side although they are our most affordable rooms. As you mentioned, our Patio Rooms are also pet-friendly and much larger in the actual room and also have their own private patios. Also, just recently, we have put in brand new...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise for the four of us visiting San Diego! Accommodations were very nice and across the street from the beach and pier! It was very seventies in decor but a little gem! Many restaurants and bars all within walking distance! Will be going back!!

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OBH0TEL, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review Joan! Happy to hear you enjoyed all the cute shops and restaurants within walking distance, and of course, the beach! Glad you found us and we look forward to seeing you again!

Las Vegas
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was one of our all time favorite places to stay. We stayed in the king suite, 2nd floor corner room many times over the years. We always brought our dog with us and there was never any problem. Well, the current owner said no way, no how can we stay in that suite with our dog this year. Mind...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We apologize for any confusion. Ever since we purchased the property in 2002 we have allowed pets on only our first floor. These rooms are better suited as pet-friendly rooms with their tiled flooring and private patios. We hate to lose anyone as a guest! I will sit down with our entire team and discuss whether opening the...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I loved this hotel, and it was perfect for our needs. We had a king suite on the third floor, and it was lovely. Everything looked stylish and brand new. The beach views were fabulous...with three large sliding glass doors that offered floor to ceiling views. During the day/afternoon it was not noisy at all. There was a little noise...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 17 June 2016

The location can't be beat! Right across from the street to the beach and pier! The courtyard was wonderful for that afternoon glass of wine or cocktail - with a view! The staff was extremely helpful and congenial...helped everyway they could. However, for the price, the room and bathroom were extremely small (though VERY clean!). If you are looking for...

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the information. Unfortunately, the rooms are small, however, we have recently purchased all new furnishings in hopes that the scale of furnishings will help give a more airy feel.

Millbrae, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I'm baffled by the many four star reviews. I stayed over Memorial Day weekend, so I didn't get the "reasonable prices" other reviewers are referencing. This place is all LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION and nothing else. The manager was nice enough and granted me a late check out, but other than that-- this hotel is very dumpy, everything worn and moldy....

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, We are very sorry that you didn't have the best possible experience at our hotel. We have recently purchased all new furnishings and continue to improve the property. Although prices can seem high we pride ourselves on staying competitive and more often than not less expensive than any hotel near the beach in San Diego. Thank you for...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I love Ocean Beach Hotel my boyfriend and I always stay there. We have a great room every time we go over looking the pier and Ocean. Can't wait to go back there..It has wonderful places to eat and walking Newport Ave is wonderful great shops and walking the pier. We just got back from there..

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Genoa D, Owner at Ocean Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is obvious you love our authentic beach town as much as we do. We hope to continue to exceed your expectations with every visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ocean Beach Hotel

Address: 5080 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3091
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $172 - $359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Beach Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Ocean Beach San Diego
Hotel Ocean Beach
Hotel Style:
#42 Family Hotel in San Diego
#71 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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“We always ask for a room with a view”
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“If you want ocean view then you need to be in one of the rooms away from the lobby.”
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“Definitely ask for upper level”
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“Try for a room with a balcony on the south side of the hotel.”
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