Surfer Beach Hotel - San Diego

711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, United States, 92109  show map
 3 stars
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Surfer Beach Hotel - San Diego

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 17 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Very reasonable prices for breakfast - Good bar - Small refrigerator - Heated pool - Laundry room for guests
  • Room was modernized and spacious - Staff are friendly and willing to help
  • Rooms were so cheap - Great food - Wireless internet access is available for $7.95 for 24 hours
  • Beautfiul redone rooms - Comfy bed - Ocean view - Parking close and safe
  • Staff were gracious - World famous restaurant is right next door - Good pool

Overview

Surfer Beach is a 4-story hotel in San Diego within walking distance to the pristine sandy beach. Renovated in 2000, the comfortable hotel has welcomed guests since 1965.

The venue is 6.8 km away from Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

Surfer Beach Hotel offers a breathtaking view to its guests.

A local bus stop is 350 meters away. The hotel is about 10 minutes' drive from San Diego International airport, which is 10 km away.

Rooms

The property comprises 53 fashionable rooms appointed with cable TV with on-demand movies, a kitchen, a wardrobe, climate control and Wi-Fi. Surfer Beach Hotel offers rooms with the sea view. In-room self-catering facilities include a small fridge, coffee/tea makers and a microwave.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. Offering American meals, Denny's is situated 650 meters of the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

An elevator, a luggage storage and a safe deposit box for general use and a meeting room and a photocopier for work can be found on-site.

Relax

Cots and a play area are offered for guests with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 17 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   53.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Golf course

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Surfer Beach Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, United States, 92109

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City Center
  • San Diego
    6.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
    4.0 mi
  • Coaster Old Town Station
    4.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    53

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Standard|Room

King Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Two-Bedroom Queen Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Junior Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Amusement

Museums

  • J Galvin Art1.6 mi

Halls

Universities, Institutes

  • Ipsb-Intl Pro School4000 ft
  • Fashion Careers of California2.8 mi

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Parent Institute2.7 mi

Oceanfront Areas

Local attractions

  • Windansea Beach3.2 mi
    6800 Neptune Place, San Diego
  • Shell Beach Tide Pools3.9 mi
    Coast Highway, San Diego
  • Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla3.9 mi
    7825 Fay Avenue, San Diego
  • La Jolla Caves3.8 mi
    La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego4.0 mi
    700 Prospect St., San Diego
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    53
Hotels nearby
Motel San Diego
2 stars
4 km
La Jolla Inn
3 stars
7 km

Surfer Beach Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Surfer Beach Hotel

Average guest rating

6.6out of 10
Good
Based on 33 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
10.0
Value
8.0
Dining
0.0

Guest reviews

  • Gloria Sekavec
    September  2016
    10.0

    I stayed in room 302 this room should cost less as it has the worst view. Have stayed at this hotel and it is my very favorite just not this room .

    Best location best price super clean best patio friendly staff.

    Needs a bathroom on the first flor so if you hang out at the pool or patio which is awesome there is a restroom to use. They let you use the restroom in the restaurant but they close the door after a certain hour . Really needs a restroom on the first floor. My room was ready but it was 11:30 and it would cost me $20 to get room key . I was happy I could sit on the patio till 1 so I could get my key. Came from Tucson Az I truly feel that was silly to make me wait.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Proximity to the beach.

    Needs updating shower tiny and no ac

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Very close proximity to beach and shore

    Mattresses need to be upgraded

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Location,location, location! Oceanview room was fantastic. Steps away from beach. Anything I needed was within walking distance. Didnt need car at all during my 2 night stay. Even though the hotel seemed to be at high occupancy I did not experience overcrowding. The housekeeper charged with our floor was very friendly.

    The coffee and the 15.00 a day fee for parking

  • Couple
    5.4

    The location to the beach was the only good part along with the view.

    No air conditioning, small stuffy rooms, small bathroom and shower. Not worth $600 for 2 nights (tax and fees included).

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Location is perfect. On the boardwalk, great food within walking distance and of course the beach!!!!

  • Family with children
    4.2

    The hotel policy states that check-in is after 4pm, which is already much later than most other hotels. The fact that we had to wait for another 30-60 min after 4pm was simply unacceptable. The attitude of one of the staff was particularly unfriendly, which made things worse. All in all, I would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The amazing view of the ocean. We were so close to the water. It was so convienent to walk right out of our hotel & straight to the beach. It was also a very clean hotel.

  • Older travelers
    6.0

    The drapes in the room were about to fall off...Was promised a ocean view and saw a tiny bit of ocean over the air conditioning system of the building in front of our room..The pillows were the most uncofortable pillows I ever have slept on. There were no comforters on the bed. I complained about the views and after waiting an hour they finally changed to a different room. Would not stay there again..

  • Family with children
    6.2

    That it was close to restaurants.

    I think the price of the room was too high even though the hotel is on the beach. The hotel was adequate but for that price I expected a little more luxury. Also, they didn't serve a continental breakfast and I had to pay for parking.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    Being right on the beach was the best part of the hotel.

    The room was small and extremely basic. No amenities for the cost of the hotel there should have been something extra. no small tables, no chairs, extremely basic and bare.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Good location for surfers and Pacific Beach enthusiasts

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    They were very friendly polite and inviting! I will definitely stay there again. They found out it was my birthday and had extra rooms so they upgraded me for free! They have a great little coffee maker in their Lobby too.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Great location, comfortable beds, nothing fancy but clean.

    A bit seedy. Next to all the garbage cans, so smelled of garbage, plus early morning garbage pick up woke us. We wished there was a jacuzzi.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    I found the room to be simple, yet comfortable. I loved viewing the ocean and if I chose to leave the door ajar, I could hear the ocean. The balcony overlooked the pool and ocean. I enjoyed the table and 2 chairs on the balcony. The flat screen TV was nice too.

    I could have used a hair dryer in my room. The sliding screen door was broken.

How to reach hotel

hotel Surfer Beach Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, United States, 92109

Get directions
City Center
  • San Diego
    6.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
    4.0 mi
  • Coaster Old Town Station
    4.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    53