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The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 14 January 2013

We had a great experience at the Pacific Terrace. The staff was very friendly and the service was excellent. The location is great. The beach is a few steps from the hotel. Plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and shopping within walking distance. It is a short drive to the Zoo, La Jolla, Sea World and Downtown. My only complaint is...

2Thank chcheese292003
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Our 15 year old son and we visited SD for family weekend at USD. We stayed in a 3rd floor partial ocean view, and the view turned out to be wonderful. There isn't a bad view on the property if you face west. The staff was top notch. Anything we wanted was delivered to the room very quickly. Our car...

3Thank soonertourist
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 11 January 2013

This time, we had a junior suite, which was very spacious. Staff is great. This time we also borrowed the free beach cruiser bikes and had a blast! Definitely spend the extra money to get an ocean view, if it is available.

1Thank Sarah492
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The staff in this hotel is superbly attentive and friendly. Really top notch. The rooms are immaculate and well-appointed. The free WiFi option--much appreciated! The access to the beach is excellent--just beynd the door to the hotel. And the beach is terrific. I'm in my second half century, so I found the mattresses to be a little too soft for...

2Thank Andlovingit
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 January 2013

First visit to San Diego , this hotel was recommended by friends with kids who had stayed 3 times, soo glad we decided to stay at the Pacific Terrace Hotel ! It was everything we expected and more , from the moment we arrived we felt at home . Megan at the front desk was great, offered us an upgrade...

4Thank EBuckAustin_Texas
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I selected this hotel based on TripAdvisor reviews. As suggested, we asked for the 3rd floor and had a "partial ocean view" room, which was really an excellent ocean view. The hotel is very nicely decorated and very clean, with a warm, beachy ambiance. The staff is outstanding. The pina colada was the best I've had since Hawaii and the...

2Thank CAtriper
Lacey, Washington
Reviewed 8 January 2013

My husband and I spent a week in San Diego. Beacuse we wanted to visit different areas and do different thing, we stayed at 3 different hotels. By far Pacific Terrace was our favorite. Friendly staff that went above and beyond making sure that your stay was enjoyable and fun. They made you feel like family and yet still remained...

2Thank VickyB1972
Uniondale, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We have been to SD before and wished we could find a place to stay on the beach and it wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. By accident I found Pacific Terrace . I told the wife if this place is as good as it looks, we are in for a treat. Boy, we were not disapponited in any...

2Thank Ernest T
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Great staff. Very responsive and offered extras to make our stay nice. Kid friendly. Had coloring books and crayons and a scavenger hunt for kids. Great pool and hot tub. Both well heated. We would stay here again

1Thank Amg1111
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We were very impressed by how beautiful and clean our room was for our entire stay. Housekeeping and the rest of the staff went out of there way to make our stay memorable. This is a gorgous hotel right on the beach. We could see, hear and smell the ocean from our room, which was a great treat coming from...

1Thank Marilyn C

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  • Beachfront
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a sandy bluff overlooking the sparkling ocean, the Pacific Terrace Hotel provides Four Diamond, beachfront accommodations in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego. Kick off your shoes, settle into your balcony chair, sip a relaxing beverage, and look out over the amazing California coast.Treat yourself to a massage by the pool (charge),a bike ride down the boardwalk, or just get comfortable in our portable beach chairs, and sun umbrellas, out on the warm sand.Beach buckets and shovels, toys, boogie boards, and bikes are on hand and ready to entertain the kids (and grownups)! Located at the far north end of Pacific Beach's oceanfront boardwalk, our central San Diego hotel provides easy access to exceptional surfing, sailing, fishing and cycling. We're also just down the road from the city's world-renown attractions, including SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, La Jolla, Legoland, Torrey Pines State Beach, and just eight miles north of San Diego's International Airport. ... 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: $382 - $859 (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
#54 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Would recommend the top floor. We had the second to the most expensive room which was very spacious and had a nice balcony”
2017traveler798, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“To sit in your room & watch the ocean, get a room on the upper floors. First floor rooms are poolside & easy access to beach & boardwalk.”
sdvisitor2017, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Demand Ocean View.”
881tonyv, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Water front views are amazing. Patios and balconies are very large and have super views of pool and ocean.”
LeighB295, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a full view room”
drthornton, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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