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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 24 July 2012

We recently stayed at this hotel twice in a 2 week period and had a marvelous time. The room was clean and nicely furnished. Beds very comfortable, lots of great towels and even beach towels. Geat view of ocean and pier. We even saw dolphins playing right out our balcony view. Very good breakfasts also a plus. Only drawback parking...

2Thank Kay E
PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear your stay with us was marvelous and that you had a chance to see the dolphin pod. We hope you will stay with us again if your travels bring you to San Diego. Our valets can handle large vehicles or they can also cone off a specific spot that will be easy for you to get in...

Bishop, California
Reviewed 21 July 2012

My teens and I were awed when we walked in our room for the first time! What a great ocean view. It looked as if the ocean would actually come into the room...not really, but close enough. The beds were super comfy, and the room spacious and clean. The staff anticipated our needs, when had them call for a taxi,...

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PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Jan! I was so pleased to read about your stay with us and thanks for writing about it. When guests are unsure of which room to pick, I always let them know the ocean is so close you can hear the waves from any room. Thanks again and we hope to see you back soon. Sincerely, Angela Hansen...

Kindersley, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We recently got back from our holiday in San Diego and the Pacific Terrace is a 5-star hotel in everyway. The rooms were clean and beautiful and unlike most hotels that promise you an ocean view and when you arrive find that not to be true, this hotel truly delivered on there promise. The views of the beach were the...

1Thank JakeH1234
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Man we had a great time in this hotel. its absolutely fabulous. really lovely. the food in the hotel is so great. all praise to the hotel. I also liked the way the hotel has managed everything around, it really feels on top of the world here i suggest this place to evryone who wants the best. my family also...

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PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Hello in New Delhi. Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. I am happy your enjoyed your time with us and thank you for all of the referrals. If your travels bring you back to California we hope you will make it to San Diego and visit us again. Sincerely, Angela Hansen Director of Guest Services

Kaufman, Texas
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Our recent stay at the Pacific Terrace was fabulous. We stayed in a family suite (The Antigua). The view from our patio was not great but the view from the other first floor patios really isn't much better. Still, we loved having a living room. If you want a view go for the upper floors. We found the staff extremely...

1Thank Debbie D
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Spacious and clean rooms with huge balconies and unbeatable views. Only a few steps to surfing and swimming and only a few more to your choice of restaurants. Complimentary bikes were a nice touch for sight seeing down the boardwalk and access to other beaches. Breakfast in the hotel was reasonably priced and convenient and our teens devoured the fresh...

1Thank Lesko_12
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Our family had a delightful three-day stay at the Pacific Terrace last week (July 2012). The hotel is very well kept, and ideally located if beaches are your thing -minutes from La Jolla and downtown SD. Check-in was easy, and our room was exactly what we had reserved. Had a partial ocean view by the pool. Staff was super friendly,...

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We have tons of Marriott points and could stay in San Diego for free, but we choose to return and pay to stay at the Pacific Terrace! Park you car and walk to to the beach, restaurants, shops and more. Our very favorite place to stay in San Diego - the service is top notch! Wont go anywhere else! Jackson...

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Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 July 2012

When we were planning our trip back out west and on the coast, I wanted to go to the beach. Never before had we been to San Diego and someone had mentioned the beaches there. Well, we searched for beaches and this is what we find. We did not realize that the harbor is where it is all at. The...

4Thank Bre G
Tempe, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This hotel was exactly what we had expected when walking upon this place. Nice pool, great view, and very reasonable prices. The manager Enrico was very polite along with all the other staff at this hotel. We will definitely be coming back at his hotel.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront, 4-diamond hotel between Sea World and La Jolla, offering jacuzzi suites, honeymoon suites, and family suites. Luxury accommodations and award winning service. A Tripadvisor favorite! Heated oceanfront pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Terrace Hotel

Address: 610 Diamond Street, San Diego, CA 92109-2444
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $322 - $829 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pacific Terrace Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Pacific Terrace San Diego
Hotel Pacific Terrace
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#6 Family Hotel in San Diego
#55 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Get top floor and exposed, or bring earplugs and sun lamp.”
 of 5 bubbles 432jimf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“As for an ocean view unobstructed”
 of 5 bubbles JessTalk, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the South have sun most of the day if you want to sit on your balcony. North side has ocean views, but, in the shade.”
 of 5 bubbles cementhead2, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor full ocean views are best”
 of 5 bubbles mikespahr, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for an ocean view. Well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles delach00, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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