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Placentia, California
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is amazing! Cute little bungalows on a bluff with gorgeous ocean views! We walked to breakfast and dinner. There are two restaurants near the pier. The train goes right by but it's not loud and fun to watch. Bring binoculars to look for dolphin. A fun getaway!

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Oceanside, California
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108 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great location, lovely rooms, terrific view. We used to live in San Clemente (long ago & far away), and it's nice to return to a place like this. You can walk to several restaurants/cocktails. We came here instead of Palm Springs this week-end, and glad we did. We will be back!!

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Chilliwack, Canada
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146 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

San Clemente is a great little city. Laid back, friendly, and so picturesque. Great surfing town. The best way to experience all it has to offer is to stay at The Beachcomber. It's like having your own place on the beach. A full kitchen, king size bed, large TV, good wireless, and a large picture window facing the beach, ocean,... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We lucky Canadians were so happy to be back at our favourite beachfront oasis. The Beachcomber is perfect in every way. The view can't be beat! I love the short walk to town & shops. The beach & waves are simply perfect! Jimmy & Carly are so warm & friendly, they make you feel so at home. We enjoyed a... More 

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Leander, Texas
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43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second time to visit the Beachcomber Inn. We had just finished more than a week with lots of grandchildren, children, etc., and this was the perfect place to unwind. Yes, it was a splurge with the summer rates, but the room and view are indescribably lovely. If you want a hotel, go to a hotel, but you... More 

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California
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I travel a lot and the service here is the best I have seen in a long time. You can't beat the location. It's nice to park the car and not have to drive. (Free parking onsite) There is good food nearby and the rooms have a full kitchen. Each room has a nice patio as well. Small store nearby... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint place with about 12 rooms on the cliff in San Clemente with a great view of the pier and ocean. All rooms have the same great view. Small clean rooms with a small kitchen, full size appliance in there though which is nice. Community BBQ and fire pit to sit around. Not much in walking distance for entertainment. Pier... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Beachcomber is so quaint and charming, and the best value for any ocean view hotel in southern California. It doesn't have the excessive amount of amenities and glitz that large hotels offer but it's the simplicity and attention to detail applied to the grounds and the comfort of the rooms that makes it such a wonderful place. It is... More 

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San Clemente, California
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at this little charmer for one week during each of the past two years and we absolutely love it. The motel has had a face lift in the past few years and it was well done. The setting is perfect as the property sits just above the San Clemente pier and enjoys perfect sunsets, and a beautiful view... More 

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Mission Viejo
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84 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We found this place on a day trip to San Clemente and waited several months for an opening .. it was so worth the wait. The Inn is a family business and they make you feel right at home. We stayed in the "family" suite that provided some extra room for our crew. The views - incredible .The rooms are... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beachcomber Inn is a quaint boutique style inn situated steps from the Pacific Ocean. The inn was constructed in 1947 and offers vintage at its finest. The Beachcomber is believed to be the oldest continuously running businesses in town, and it is one of the few examples of Spanish Colonial Revival style inns located on a coastal bluff. The blissfully secluded Beachcomber provides the perfect window through which to experience the California lifestyle. This inn, due to the properties' unique position, offers unparalleled views of the waters below. Enjoy surf, sand and sun along with the unobtrusive charm of this inn. Spend the day on the waves, shopping on Del Mar, enjoying free WiFi or dining at a local non-chain eatery. You'll be sure to fill your day with fun or relaxing moments. Just 30 minutes from John Wayne Airport and minutes from the Amtrak train stop, the inn offers oceanfront lodging, complete with individual patios overlooking the beauty of the San Clemente Pier which creates the quintessentially relaxing hideaway. Rooms are also appointed with a fully equipped kitchen, king bed and sofa bed. The grounds allow for a peaceful night by the fire enjoying unobstructed views as the sunset casts a burnt-orange tint over the glistening surf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachcomber Inn

Address: 533 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5483 (Formerly Beachcomber Motel)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > San Clemente
Price Range: $143 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachcomber Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Beachcomber Hotel San Clemente
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#1 Family Hotel in San Clemente
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Clemente
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“They are all good!! But do not take an upstairs room, as the roof is kind of hard to sleep on.”
 of 5 bubbles Hunter003, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every room is great!”
 of 5 bubbles adognamedrocky, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have amazing rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles afishcalledsally, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a north and south side. If one has walking issues the south side may be a little easier walk”
 of 5 bubbles CaliforniaBze, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer looking straight-on to the ocean waves then your preferred side is the north villas.”
 of 5 bubbles gacarter717, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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