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Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 19 August 2009

Ann made us feel right at home as soon as we arrived. We had room (Balboa) in the cottage which was nicely decorated and the bathroom was very clean. Plenty of room for the two of us. Had minor problem with water 1st day, but Ann resolved immediately to our satisfaction. Breakfast was excellent. Nice selection with plenty of fresh...

Thank PhoenixRocket
Reviewed 12 August 2009

The Guesthouse is within easy reach of the airport, old town, gaslamps quarter & Balboa park & basically anywhere else you would want to get to. It is a short stroll from the regular bus service & the taxi fares to & from the B&B are very reasonable. Hillcrest is a great area with lots of shops,cafes & restaurants especially...

Thank TheCotterills
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 August 2009

Charming little B&B, well located near Balboa Park where we were visiting Museum & Okd Globe Theatre. Our room had very cool and quiet little patio perfect for a cocktail or reading. Owner very accomodating and helpful.

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Hartford, CT
Reviewed 27 July 2009

Emma and I stayed in the Balboa Room for five nights and loved the atmosphere, hospitality, and tasty Continental Breakfast. Starting our days with Ann's keen advice about touring San Diego on foot and by bus really helped. She's a guru about everything San Diego and hit a home run on every suggestion -- from restaurants to beaches to taking...

Thank wantmoreSD
Reviewed 26 July 2009

We can only concur with previous reviews that the Hillcrest House B&B and Ann are great and can be well recommended. Location is perfect in the "middle" of San Diego and close to Balboa Park. The Hillcrest area is great for restaurants which can be reached within only a couple of minutes from Hillcrest House. Ann prepared a superb breakfast,...

Thank stefanerics
Reviewed 23 July 2009

Well, it's back to the grind of the work week after spending a wonderful 5 days in San Diego and staying with my friend Ann at the Hillcrest House B&B. I chose to stay in a different room on this my 3rd visit with Ann and it was great. I had my own private porch/sitting area and the room was...

Thank skipdiego
Bronx, New York
Reviewed 17 July 2009

Exact words can not describe the wonderful experience my partner and I had @ Ann's B&B. From the moment we walked in we were welcomed by Ann and her adorable yorkie, Callie who struck a cord w/ us since we have a yorkie back home. Ann's hospitality and cozy home were extremely appreciated and is still missed. The location of...

1Thank Cubanboi82
Franklin, Tn.
Reviewed 4 July 2009

We stayed for 3 nights and everything was absolutely perfect. Our room was the Balboa and is the smallest room, however, it was perfect for 2 people, with a nice closet and good sized bathroom. The Balboa is in a separate cottage and the privacy was great. Our hostess and inn owner Ann was wonderful, gave us great restaurant recommendations...

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Reviewed 21 June 2009

Myself, and two other buddies, stayed at Hillcrest House, and had a great time. We stayed in the rooms in the Cottage, and it felt like we had our own little house to relax in. The place was immaculate, and parking was plentiful. The house is almost 100 years old, and the rooms were not large, but were comfortable, and...

Thank golfnow2009
San Clemente CA
Reviewed 18 June 2009

What a lovely time we had at Hillcrest House. I met my mother there (we are both in different cities) for a girls weekend and the setting was just perfect. Gracious service by our lovely hostess Anne was one of the things that makes this place stand head and shoulders above the rest. Delicious breakfast, a great selection on dvds,...

Thank Marjorie W

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  • Breakfast included
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Winner of 2015 Trip Advisor "Hall of Fame" for best San Diego Bed & Breakfast. Also, Winner "AGAIN" of San Diego Uptown News 2015 Readers Poll "Best Hotel/B&B". Stay in a B&B at the center of it all! Built in 1910, this newly renovated Arts & Crafts inspired Inn is only 10 minutes from major attractions such as, the Gaslamp District, Zoo, Old Town, Seaworld, Beaches, Convention Center and Airport. Features include: Eclectic collection of Antiques, in room cable TV/DVD/CD, and complementary WiFi. Home baked specialties daily. Business guests love our close proximity to the Downtown Convention Center, and or Hotel Circle to attend their meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3845 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: £133 - £166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Balboa rooms in the cottage - 2 bedrooms and a living room - great for couples to share.”
 of 5 bubbles longponder, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the 2-bdrm cottage in the rear of the main house--the Balboa & Balboa II w/shared living area.Both rooms had private baths.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiMA1234, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the king size bed”
 of 5 bubbles jgreenwell2017, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask Anne to recommend a room if there is more than one room available. They're all unique.”
 of 5 bubbles B2487YYkimb, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Zoo Room was great and quiet. If you can't climb a flight of stairs, then they have other room options.”
 of 5 bubbles _jk8675309, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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