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Surfer Beach Hotel

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Room & Suite (258)
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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Ocean View
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97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
49Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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My spouse and I had a nice stay at Surfer Beach Hotel for my birthday weekend. Mercedes, at the front desk, was kind enough to offer an upgraded room on the third floor with a west facing view - great for sunsets. The location is right on the beach and central to lots of
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Excellent small hotel right on the beach with a terrific restaurant in the back, both with absolutely breathtaking views of the ocean. The staff went out of their way to contact us and take care of any concerns. Everything you could want is within a walk or short drive,
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Response from Angelica_711, Front Office Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel
Responded 11 Mar 2018
Woohoo! Thank you for the five stars Susan H, we are thrilled to hear you had a great time. I appreciate the compliments to the front desk- we (staff) do our best to provide great customer service and taking care of all concerns. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Absolutely loved our stay this past weekend. Mercedes, the front desk angel gave us an upgraded room with a view. I felt as though we won the lottery. Angelica was also very nice and always had a smile. We will be back again.
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We come here often, at least two to three times a year. Although the hotel is old and hasn’t been remodeled, we love the location and the cleanliness of the rooms, always smells good. When we checked in, the lady at the front desk names Mercedes was reeking of alcohol and
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Response from Umit C, General Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear JMMM010, We take every review , statement from our guest very seriously. Mercedes is our valuable team member and engage over dozens of guest and employee in daily basis. We never had such a statement `unprofessional`about our any employees before your review. We proud to have friendly and professional staff members in Surfer. Our reviews would point out same direction as well. We do reach out to our guest during their stay in variety ways, such as follow up calls (which is front desk person will call you after your check in) and AI operating system would follow up with text messages in first morning of your stay. Reason for us to reach out our guest in different ways is obvious; which is make our guest stay is pleasurable. It is disappointing for me to hear that you haven't had chance during your stay to communicate your opinion with any of our team member. We appreciate your feedback and I can assure you that we will investigate this matter. Please feel free to reach out to me at phone number of 858-483 7070.
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Pros- The location right on the beach, hot cocoa machine in lobby, view from the balcony, able to walk to several yummy restaurants, and the customer service. Cons- The rooms are a bit shabby, worn mattress with indents (still comfy), warn furniture, mold under grout around
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Response from Angelica_711, Front Office Manager at Surfer Beach Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
I love your review, pumpkinf, it's always very rewarding to read what a wonderful customer service experience our guests have. Our main goal is our guests' satisfaction here at The Surfer. I agree the property is in need of some TLC so some updates will get done thru out this year. I am sure that on your next stay you will see some changes. I am very happy to hear you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and of course the beach. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Till next time.
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The Ocean View King Room at the Surfer Beach Hotel
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Good afternoon, You can call anytime after you placed your reservation for any of your request. We do provide parking pass for who choose to park with us for daily fee. You will get parking charge in 24 hour basis, if you return parking pass after 24 hours than you wont be get charge for it. Torrey Pines State park is one of amazing hike we do have in San Diego. This hike right along the beach and only 20 minutes drive from Surfer. Easy to moderate hiking. Potato Chip Rock is another great hike , very popular for locals and tourist, at weekends if you are not early enough you might wait up to 1 hour for photo opportunity. Moderate to strength hike at north east San Diego.
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Hello Laur B, All our standard rooms has portable AC units. If your room is ocean view then you would have cool ocean breeze and fan in your room instead of portable AC unit. Typically in month of June temperature during the day will change any where between 68 to 73 Fahrenheit (20 to 23 degrees Celsius), during the night temperature will be between 60 to 64 Fahrenheit. (16 to 18 °C). Thank you for interest on our hotel.
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Do guests with a handicapped plaque have to pay for parking?
Good morning! 4 handicapped parking spots provided by city (less than half block) in the same street of our hotel located. If you choose to park with hotel than our hotel do have charge of $17 per night.
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You can simply take bus and trolley to stadium from the hotel. It should take about 30-45 minutes travel time. Trolley will drop you off in Qualcomm Stadium. Trolley runs every 15 minutes in game days.
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We have some beach equipment that guests have left here in the past. It is first-come, first-served. However, there are also places within a close walking distance that rent these items as well.
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"3rd or 4th floor - west facing"
"Room on the 4th floor (top)"
"More bags for trash "
"Ask for ocean view."
"Ask for third floor with ocean view."
US$114 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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