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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

The surfer is a very affordable hotel that's right on the beach. The room isn't anything exciting but for us we didn't care. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well. I definitely recommend staying here if you are planning a Beach vacation

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hollymykel, Your review hits upon two exciting attributes that we are proud of: our affordability considering the epic location and the service we offer to our guests. I am very happy you had a great experience and we appreciate the review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The Surfer Beach Hotel has the perfect location!! It is really not a fancy place but it is clean and the folks that work there are very nice and helpful. The highlight of the hotel is it's perfect location on the boardwalk at Pacific Beach, one block from Mission Boulevard , with plenty of restaurants and cafes within walking distance....

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan M, Thank you for the five-star review. We are so proud to work in such an amazing place, located in the heart of the best beach in San Diego. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope it is not too long before you decide to return. Regards, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

La Pine, Oregon
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I have had the pleasure of visiting The Surfer many times over the past several years. Their rooms overlook the beach / boardwalk, besides offering a pool and area to eat outdoors. There is easy access to the Boardwalk or Beach. The Manager, as well as the entire staff are always friendly and willing to help, even when your need...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CharleneMBerling, First of all, thank you for your repeat business. You are one of the many guests who call the Surfer their "second home" and our team is proud to host our esteemed regulars.Thanks for taking the time to share your positive experience. Lastly, your photos are really stunning. The one of the dolphin is exceptional! I have seen...

illinois
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Checked and re-checked rates and location for ocean view rooms. Thought I had a great find but not expecting what I got. If location is a priority, this is great. Boardwalk and beach just steps from room. Then found Blue Sea right next door. This is a new looking property with great view and I imagine the guest rooms must...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear QtoldieIllinois, Although I was disappointed to receive a 2-Star Review, I was pleased when I read your comments to see that you mostly enjoyed your stay. I am sorry it was not exactly what you were expecting, but apart from that, our staff seemed to win you over with their service. Thanks for the review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della...

Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Heather was warm and welcoming at check in and the I met the maid this morning and she was a delight to talk to. Yesterday my daughter was need help parking my bike and someone from your staff was there to "give a hand".The bed is soooo comfortable I just loved waking up and feeling great today. So "The Surfer"...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Francis Z, Please allow me to speak on behalf of the Surfer Team when I say "you're welcome." It certainly was our pleasure to help you and your family during your stay. Thanks for the excellent review. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca General Manager

Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love it here. Incredibly friendly staff (specifically Daniel) great rate, and overall nice place. I would recommend this place to anyone. The location is absolutely great, it's close to everything.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DeanKeshick, I am delighted to read you had such a great stay. Daniel and all of the staff are a strong team who make it their duty to ensure the comfort of our guests. I am proud to see them be recognized. Thanks for the great review! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I very much appreciate the great service the staff provided. I wanted to send a bottle of Prosecco to the room of some friends who were celebrating their 10th anniversary here. I spoke with Daniel first at the front desk who told me that it's not a service they offer but that he would make it work. Adam, the general...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jill N, Thanks for the shout-outs. We were honored to help make your guest's stay special. We are a small hotel, but all the staff are always willing to pitch in to make it happen for our guests. Thanks again. Sincerely. Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

California
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Older hotel, but no lack of amenities. Nice sized room, clean, comfy bed, wonderful view of the ocean. Th staff is exceptional. There was a slight issue with the first room I was in. They immediately changed me to a different room. Couldn't get better front desk staff even in a 5 star hotel.

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GramJill, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. The staff at the Surfer work very hard to provide exceptional service beyond and I am proud to see they accomplished that during your stay. Thanks again for the five stars! Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2015

My 7 yr old son's first trip to CA, we spent the first two days between the ocean and the pool. The location was my main reason for choosing the hotel and I was not disappointed. We ate at Woody's and World Famous for breakfast and lunch, and enjoyed the ocean view. Great place if you want to be able...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brenda B, Getting breakfast in bare feet is the definition of a beach vacation! Thanks for the great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Sincerely, Adam M. Della Rocca | General Manager

Saguache, Colorado
Reviewed 4 April 2015

My family and I booked 4 nights at the Surfer Beach Hotel for some spring break fun. This place is great. It is not a five star hotel, but it is not priced like one either. The rates are reasonable, and the location is great. The staff, especially Daniel and Adam, are the best. We had some things that needed...

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Adam D, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Corey D, Thank you for the five-star review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. Stingray stings are so rare, but I am glad we were able to help remedy your son's sting. Thanks again for the kind comments. Sincerely, Adam Della Rocca | General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique hotel in Pacific Beach has stunning views of the pacific ocean and breathtaking sunsets. Rooms offer refrigerators, free Wi-Fi,42 inch plasma televisions, and are located a few shorts steps away from the sand and surf. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfer Beach Hotel

Address: 711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: $247 - $595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfer Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Surfer Beach San Diego
Hotel Surfer Beach
Surfer Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Ask for double rooms either 404 or 405 for ocean facing view.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulDBoston, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay here the view is not worth price and the rooms are horrible”
 of 5 bubbles diemart61, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a beach view room. Every 3rd floor beach floor room has a great view of the sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles T1906GFmichaell, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would call the hotel directly!! They are super helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles 184karip, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have an ocean or pool view...otherwise you are looking at the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles lizo79, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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