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Reviewed 29 August 2012

My Wife, teenage Daughter and I stayed here for 5 nights. Our choice was governed by location and the positive reviews seen on trip advisor. We booked directly with the hotel by email and telephone from the UK, this was easy and efficient. Initial impressions were positive and the staff upheld these expectations during our stay. We had no idea...

5Thank Iharper
PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the detailed review of your stay. You recognized our biggest asset, our staff, and have also pointed out some opportunities. We appreciate your honest feedback and next time your are in the U.S. we hope you will visit San Diego once again. Regards, Angela Hansen Director of Guest Services

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2012

My boyfriend and I sadly only stayed 1 night at the PacificTerrace Hotel (but we will be back). The staff are very friendly and go out of their way to assist you and to acknowledge you while passing you in the hallway. Hotel rooms and grounds are extremely clean. Hotel is located RIGHT on the boardwalk close to plenty of...

Thank Nicole F
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Excellent location, just on the beach, efficient parking and very reasonable driving times to all San Diego's highlights. Be careful about room selection. Partial sea view can also be a partial parking lot view. Nice pool. Limited choice but nice breakfast (no restaurant for lunch or dinner). Quite expensive given the level of service.

1Thank jajalumaca
PTHSanDiego, Front Office Manager at Pacific Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us while in San Diego. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our swimming pool and the breakfast. I am sorry if you didn’t see the menu options for lunch and dinner at the pool or through room service. We hope you had a great time on the rest of your...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 August 2012

The Pacific Terrace is our favorite getaway for a couples escape. The only place in San Diego where we can sleep listening to the ocean waves which are just 50 feet away. Breakfast outdoors by the pool, dinner on our terrace (brought in from outside) or a stroll down the boardwalk to a great taco place, bistro, or upscale restaurant....

1Thank relaxationseeker0
Chino, California
Reviewed 21 August 2012

This review is long way overdue. Stayed almost 4 or 5 yrs ago and we still cant forget this beach gem. We were upgraded to the master ocean front suite. WOW is all we could say. Huge living room and bedroom with two spacious balconies. Very close to pacific beach shopping area. All i can say its worth the value....

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This is a hidden gem....decided to try out Pacific Beach area...when first came into town sounded like college days...lol...wondered what we had gotten ourselves into...however, upon arrival at our hotel we realized much more to this area...our hotel "Pacific Terrace" was upscale, gorgeous rooms, incredible view, and some of the friendliest staff we have come across in our travels...Pacific Beach...

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 14 August 2012

This location cannot be beat! Right on the beach (see user photos) and walking distance to some really great beach restaurants. The staff is incredibly helpful -- got us zoo tickets, offered to set up our surf lessons, and even arranged for some great local micro brews for our room. We'll definitely go back.

1Thank Sarah492
Olney, IL
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Recently we had a family reunion and used our suite at the Pacific Terrace Hotel as the gathering place. The view from our room was gorgeous, the room spacious and comfortable, and most of all quiet. We enjoyed both the pool and the ocean, which is right out the front door and our room was stocked twice a day with...

1Thank Ellen W
Comox, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2012

We stayed at hotel last year in July 2011 . The hotel view was amazing the rooms was very nice and beautiful/ clean. My Children loves to play at the swimming pool. We walk to the beach and have so much fun. Shoping area was nere by the hotel that we can work to with small children. Staff at hotel...

1Thank Anothaya
Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Did a family vacation here with 2 kids under 10. My expectations were high after reading the reviews and knowing what I was paying. The rooms were very comfortable, furnished nicely, and and kept in great shape by the staff. Slept great every night, so either I was really tired or the beds were very comfortable. Had an ocean front...

2Thank blkhwkfan

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: $333 - $854 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#6 Family Hotel in San Diego
#55 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“We loved our ocean front king suite”
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“We all agreed, don't pay to have a full ocean view room (you will be right above the pool area). We got a partial and it was awesome!”
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