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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Stopped on our way North, and I have to say was very impressed!! And when I say on the beach you couldn't get closer if you tried, literally right out your hotel door. All sorts of restaurants around all within walking distance! All sorts of chairs, towels and boogie boards free of charge. Along with complimentary parking (that's a biggie)....

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled you found our little piece of beach heaven and enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review on Tripadvisor. We look forward to your next visit. Mikki Ellis General Manager Del Mar Motel on the Beach

Reviewed 16 April 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a few days for a quick retreat. We loved the location right on the beach, steps from the water, lots of tables, chairs & even BBQ's if you want. It is very close to 2 amazing restaurants, and there is a snack shack next door if you get hungry while relaxing on the...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear ShaLin, Thank you for taking the time to write use a nice review on tripadvisor and for the 5 star rating. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and our great location. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Del Mar. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Pros: inexpensive; right on the beach; walking distance to the main drag, restaurants, etc.; free parking Cons: very uncomfortable mattress; noisy (thin walls you can hear every step of the people walking to their rooms or the people upstairs; A/C sounds like a jet engine. If you are not a light sleeper and don’t need a soft bed, this might...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your honest feedback. We deeply appreciate your time, as it is whether negative or positive, we grow from what is shared. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our create location. As far as our mattresses, we just replaced all with new pillow-top mattresses and have since had our IT Company repair...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 26 March 2015

First the good; and it is a mighty fine good. The Motel is right on the beach...as in right on the beach. Walk off the back deck and you are on the sand. Walking on the beach in the evening and hearing the sound of the waves breaking all night long is wonderful, especially for us land-locked folks. We have...

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HotelsManagementTeam, Front Office Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly are fortunate to have an amazing location right on the Beach. In regards to our guest rooms, we are currently in the process of doing a light renovation in half of our rooms and will be renovating the other half...

Oregon, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Spent 3 nights at the Del Mar Motel on the Beach and it was perfect! We wanted easy, direct access to the beach, we got it! Could even walk down the aisle in the morning to check out the beach in our pajamas. After a long day at the San Diego Zoo, it was nice that the motel had all...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and our great location. We look forward to your next visit at the Del Mar Motel on the Beach. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 2 March 2015

After staying a few days in LaJolla, we decided to look for a place with more of a beach vibe, and checked out Del Mar. We were astonished to find this place! Thank you Tripadvisor! We stopped by to see if they had any vacancies, and see what the place looked like. We were greeted by a very nice and...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Janet, We are so happy you found us on Tripadvisor and decided to stay with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. You will be happy to know, we are in the process of replacing our carpet with a loose-lay wood grain flooring, adding crown-molding for finishing touches, as well as giving the bathrooms a face-lift too. Thank...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 February 2015

My husband and I were so glad to have discovered this little paradise. Not only was it a super deal (online special), but its' location was divine. The hotel itself is neat and bright. It feels as if you are vacationing in another time when life was simpler. We were awed by the views, the beachfront, and the sounds of...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, We are thrilled you found our little piece of beach heaven and enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review on Tripadvisor. We so look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

green valley
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Just spent 4 nights at Del Mar Motel located right on the beach. A vacation spot like a vacation spot is suppose to be. The accommodations are very nice, large rooms and very clean. Walk right out your door and you are on the beach. Patio area for lounging and picnicking. Been there 3 times before and if they stay...

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HotelsManagementTeam, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review on Tripadvisor and for the 5 stars. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us once again. We look forward to you next family vacation. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Lovely motel right on the beach. Really nice room and laid back environment. There was a little bbq area outside my room where people has just started to cook their dinner. This added to a great atmosphere. I would recommend this place ! . Most bars and restaurant are within a 5 minute walk.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

First of all, I want to preface this by saying that I have spent over 365 days staying in 5 star hotels. I am honestly reviewing a 2 star motel. This is a 5 star experience, not a 5 star hotel. If you want a 5 star hotel there's one 15 minutes walk up the street, please go stay there,...

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Dear Guest, We really appreciate your feedback and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are so very sorry for you and your husband’s lose. Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your time of grief. There is no place better to be than at the beach to renew your spirit. We look forward to your next...

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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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Region: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range: $243 - $369 (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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“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 .”
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“beach side for hopefully less train noise”
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