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30 Best San Diego Beach Resorts

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La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Slideshow
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#9 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
83 travellers mentioned "beach" and "oceanfront room" when describing this hotel.
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La Jolla Shores Hotel Slideshow
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#11 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
3 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is located right on the ocean. It has the best location and ambience of any hotel in La Jolla. Great for a morning walk or evening walk, or anytime for that matter..."
  • "Hotel is located on the ocean in La Jolla Shores next to a public beachfront park. Great location to see and experience surfing, ocean kayaking, and scuba diving as well as walks on..."
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Blue Sea Beach Hotel Slideshow
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#34 of 269 hotels in San Diego
384 travellers mentioned "beach front hotel" and "beach hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "First time with wife and two teenage daughters in a pool/ocean view room and a second time with my father in an ocean front room. Walk through the pool area onto the strand and..."
  • "out the cooling system. (it did come on a little later) We stayed in an ocean front room and enjoyed watching all of the activity on the beach and boardwalk...."
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The Inn at Sunset Cliffs Slideshow
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#38 of 269 hotels in San Diego
6 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "on the oceanfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "The best part of the hotel is the fantastic location, right on the ocean, with the waves crashing below.The Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is right up the road, perfect for a walk along..."
  • "Enjoyed them in the Adirondack chairs in front of our room on the oceanfront deck. The little pool was very inviting but we didn't use it. The chilled bottle of Chardonnay was an..."
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The Grand Del Mar 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury | Top Hotels Special Offer 3rd Night Complimentary
The Grand Del Mar Slideshow
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#1 of 269 hotels in San Diego
44 travellers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "landscaping along the long walks that wrap around the resort. If you want the beach or nightlife, go elsewhere, and leave this place to us. Can't wait to go back...."
  • "While the view of the beach was great, the older rooms at the Ritz Carlton don't compare to the rooms of the Grand Del Mar. The Grand Del Mar rooms are first class. They have free..."
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Tower23 Hotel Slideshow
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#9 of 269 hotels in San Diego
7 travellers mentioned "onto the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "This hotel was amazing! We had a wonderful room with a balcony that looked out onto the ocean. I booked the room using the hotel website and requested an ocean view. Vallet..."
  • "I particularly love the location of the hotel, because you're right on the ocean, minutes from trendy La Jolla, a short drive from Fashion Valley Mall and easy access to the..."
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines Slideshow
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#2 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
113 travellers mentioned "ocean" and "beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Torrey Pine themed resort located right near the ocean and beaches was SO awesomely unique. I love beaches 'n' sunsets and mountains 'n' pine trees... I never knew I would find..."
  • "In spite of the fact that we don't play golf and have no interest in the spa, we picked this place because of its location, proximity to beaches, biking, hiking, etc. We expected it..."
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The Grande Colonial La Jolla Slideshow
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#4 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
3 travellers mentioned "near ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our only small complaint is the room was kind of musty, likely due to location near ocean. I think the rooms and parts of hotel could use a soft remodel, replace carpet with tile..."
  • "Nice rooms, good staff, lovely views, especially on the ocean side. I only wish they had one or two pet-friendly rooms. We would come more often, and stay longer, if we could bring..."
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Bahia Resort Hotel Slideshow
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#36 of 269 hotels in San Diego
383 travellers mentioned "beach" and "beach side rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "I booked the entire soccer team at the Bahia Beach Resort. I worked with Katy Sullivan and she was extremely pleasant to work with. From the booking to the check-in and throughout..."
  • "The beach side rooms have a glorious views both day and night. On check in day we enjoyed the Tangier Bar. The next morning before golf, I enjoyed the cinnamon french toast for..."
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Pacific Terrace Hotel Slideshow
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#4 of 269 hotels in San Diego
20 travellers mentioned "on ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is great - right on the ocean, although I believe in the summer months there would be a lot of activity on the boardwalk - mostly geared toward young people. I don't..."
  • "LOCATION!!!! Right on the boardwalk for long walks, and on the ocean for sand and viewing surfers. The hotel was quiet (towards the Northern End) but you could walk into action..."
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Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#115 of 269 hotels in San Diego
165 travellers mentioned "beach front rooms" and "beach front location" when describing this hotel.
  • "Kids spend every day on the beach which is less than 10 steps for some beach front rooms. Ask for TC when you check in, she is the BEST! Location and service are the reasons we keep..."
  • "I picked this hotel because of the beach front location, right on mission bay, it was everything I expected and more. They have a sandy non-crowded beach right behind the hotel as..."
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station Slideshow
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#20 of 269 hotels in San Diego
2 travellers mentioned "near the ocean" and "close to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is right on a beautiful canal near the ocean. The area includes a Hilton and some restaurants. The interior of the hotel is beautifully decorated. There is a pool which I..."
  • "It's close to the ocean (you can see the bay from hotel window) Rooms are comfortable, nice and clean. Breakfast buffet was excellent and the bartender at night was very friendly..."
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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa Slideshow
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#29 of 269 hotels in San Diego
410 travellers mentioned "beach location" and "beachside location" when describing this hotel.
  • "Every year we take a family trip to a beach location outside the city, this year we have decided to bring the kids back to this hotel to enjoy ALL they have for families. A short..."
  • "The beachside location, the fantastic nature at your doorstep, replete with exotic ducks and parrots, waterfall and general ambience are icing on the cake of good solid hospitality..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea Slideshow
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#16 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
2 travellers mentioned "close to the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "La Jolla is very pretty and the hotel is very close to the ocean there. You can walk to it from there. The Birch aquarium is very near which we went to. Parking is very tight and..."
  • "If you can get a room on the 4th or preferably 5th floor and on the north end of the hotel, you may have a decent view of the ocean (if you are on the ocean side of the hotel). The..."
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DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort San Diego Slideshow
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#117 of 269 hotels in San Diego
6 travellers mentioned "beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location was a bit of a drive to central San Diego and the beaches but it was not unmanageable. You just have to add on an extra 20 minutes or so. The hotel rooms are large and..."
  • "It's proximity to Downtown, the beaches, Little Italy, etc. give you the best bang for the buck & the staff are always friendly, welcoming & accommodating!..."
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Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Slideshow
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#12 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
2 travellers mentioned "near the ocean" and "on ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The grounds are kept immaculate and their location at Torrey Pines Golf course and near the ocean are beautiful. Great for family, friends and couples. I know it sounds like a..."
  • "The front desk person assured me that I had one of the best rooms with a straight on ocean view. When I get to my room I check out the view. It is a lovely view of the golf course..."
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Paradise Point Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#119 of 269 hotels in San Diego
381 travellers mentioned "beach resort" and "beach side bungalow" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is on the beach resort with years of history in Mission Bay, I work in the hotel industry and could stay other places for allot less, I stay here because the staff rocks, the..."
  • "Thirty minutes later we were walking into a beach side bungalow with a kitchenette and living room. We were astonished that the winter rates were so low and how much we got for our..."
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Ocean Park Inn Slideshow
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#31 of 269 hotels in San Diego
5 travellers mentioned "by the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Early on we walked by the Ocean Park Inn and on a lark asked about room rates & availability. This hotel is directly on the beach and at the end of the PB where all the cool..."
  • "The hotel is located right on the ocean front, it is surrounded by bars and night clubs. There is always something to do around the hotel. The hotel parking garage is small with..."
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#232 of 269 hotels in San Diego
4 travellers mentioned "beaches" and "beach" when describing this hotel.
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Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego-Del Mar Slideshow
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#6 of 269 hotels in San Diego
3 travellers mentioned "close to the ocean" and "near the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are looking for something close to the ocean (a five minute drive), clean, and spacious this is the place for you. The most important factor for us was customer service..."
  • "Going to San Diego for a business trip is not a bad deal at all, staying near the ocean is an added bonus, but having your hotel staff bend over backwards and provide supberb..."
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The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Slideshow
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#134 of 269 hotels in San Diego
4 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "by the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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#82 of 269 hotels in San Diego
3 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "by the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "hotel is located just perfectly...a quick walk over the bridge and you are on the ocean where you can walk and/or bike ride for miles. Our room was in the newer buildings which..."
  • "There were beautiful trees and flowers everywhere, the grounds were very clean, and the hotel was right by the ocean. Gorgeous! There are two swimming pools as well, which we..."
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Bay Club Hotel & Marina Slideshow
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#61 of 269 hotels in San Diego
2 travellers mentioned "near the ocean" and "by the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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#99 of 269 hotels in San Diego
9 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "on ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Smelled great,clean,comfy, and a good experience for my family.This hotel is on the ocean and very affordable in these times.We stayed here 3 years ago and that's why we came back..."
  • "Excellent location! Right on Ocean Beach. Two more beaches in walking distance. You can rent a bike and be at Mission Beach in minutes. Sea World was just minutes away. I found..."
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#162 of 269 hotels in San Diego
3 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "near the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our room was located on the 15th floor of the tower on the ocean side (There is either Ocean or Marina view.) The room was very clean and had a view to die for. During our stay we..."
  • "We decided last minute to drive over for one last beach trip before school starts so finding a decent place to stay near the ocean was not easy. Unless you can stay near the beach..."
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#45 of 269 hotels in San Diego
One traveller mentioned "onto the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "room and kitchen and we could sit on the sofa and look out the patio door onto the ocean and even see the surfers! It was clean and nicely appointed with the decor keeping with..."
  • "We stayed in the hotel, upstairs in an one bedroom appartment on 21st March 2012. It was really nice, very clean; the kitchen was fully equipped, had all the stuff, even the washing up liquid. You ..."
Wyndham Garden San Diego near SeaWorld Slideshow
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#195 of 269 hotels in San Diego
2 travellers mentioned "close to ocean" and "close to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is 4 miles from Sea World and real close to Ocean Beach(both easy drives). Also close to the S.D. Harbor and Old Town. If the things above could be improved on, then stay..."
  • "Hotel is conveniently located close to the Ocean beach with all the entertainment and the beach! Very relaxed. One of the best features is the pool with the bar on site: you can..."
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#126 of 269 hotels in San Diego
2 travellers mentioned "on the ocean" and "on to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "customer service we have ever experienced and we travel quite a bit. The rooms are ok but for the price right on the ocean - unbeatable!..."
  • "Because of this, we ALWAYS stay at the Surfer Beach Hotel!! It's situated directly on the beach, looking out on to the ocean, and the location is amazing! If you do book a room..."
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#172 of 269 hotels in San Diego
2 travellers mentioned "by the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a nice hotel right by the ocean. Let's talk about some of the concerns. Homeless folks..a few here and there but they don't bother anyone (compare to the drunken college..."
  • "A great choice to stay for someone that doesnt need a 5 star hotel and wants to be in the heart of Pacific Beach, right on the ocean. This is a great 3 star motel. Thanks for a..."
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#7 of 269 hotels in San Diego
One traveller mentioned "close to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "is ideal for convention travel . Located close to the ocean, there is the opportunity to enjoy the ocean views not far from your hotel...."
  • "My family of four stayed at the Omni San Diego the end of July - first of August and have the best experience of any Omni Hotel (and we have stayed at several!). From the valet, to the concierge, to t..."
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