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Del Mar Motel on the Beach

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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible8%
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“boogie boards”(16 reviews)
“beach chairs”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

My friend and I travel to the San Diego area and found this gem by accident. I love the idea that within 65 seconds from my room, my feet are in the sand. The hotel staff was friendly. The room was cleanish. And, the location...More

Thank Renea N
Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 9 April 2016

Dear Renea, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and for the 4 starts. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed a great location. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis,...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We LOVE the Del Mar Motel! It is literally steps from the beach, has a great "chill vibe" and is easy walking distance into town. It is very "low key"... While not "fancy", it is very clean, the staff is extremely attentive, and the rooms...More

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Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 9 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your nice review and the 5 star rating. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly are fortunate to have an amazing location right on the Beach along with a wonderful team. We look...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This is a 60's built hotel and not kept up in room settings. The refrig did not work even after serviced. The laundry "facilities" is in a filthy locked maintenance closet with quarters needed available at the lifeguard station in the parking lot which is...More

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Response from Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 9 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts regarding your stay with us. As Dear Pam, As General Manager, I need to know when our services or products do not meet our guests’ expectations. If there was something particularly wrong with the room,...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

Older yes, but plenty of charm and location!!!! We got an "upgraded room" which meant it was on the west side of the building and closer to the beach and it had been re-done recently. We had a nice size mini frig and microwave. The...More

Thank Suehm
Response from Calivisitor, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 28 March 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and extremely kind words. This means so much to us and we really appreciate it. We were very excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

This hotel is not at all as depicted in online pictures!!! It is old, says it was updated but don't know where. Our carpet was full of spots, the chairs had spots, the bedspread went on a pile in the corner, it was so dirty...More

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Response from Calivisitor, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the BeachResponded 28 March 2016

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback and opinion. We deeply appreciate your time, as it is whether negative or positive, we grow from what is shared. As General Manager, I need to know when we do not meet our guests’ expectations. Please know we...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$165 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gerald L
17 February 2018|
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Response from Marissa H | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they have king beds
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emhyd
11 October 2014|
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Response from superbug_stopper | Reviewed this property |
Hi- I am a local resident answering on what I know about the motel. The motel is on the beach so all rooms are literally steps from the sand. The distance from Sea World is about 30 min since Del Mar is not downtown San... More
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sparegular2013
17 July 2014|
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Response from JJbogle | Reviewed this property |
No. They have 2 ocean front rooms but they don't have private balconies
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"Try to get closer to the beach side- room 142 was good"
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"Choose a room closest to the beach. Also, on the north facing side is better."
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"Ask for the water side, wow man!! I felt like James Bond!!"
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"Don’t stay here! You will be charged for bogus issues!"
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