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Oakland, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This boutique resort is beautiful and well-maintained, with the best location in Del Mar. With a park next to the property and downtown only two blacks away, it has everything you need for a Del Mar vacation. The sunset views and pool are great!

Thank drncincy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 7 nights as part of our time share program. The property overlooks the ocean and has only 32 units. We found the grounds to be very well maintained and landscaped and also clean. Check in staff was helpful and friendly. Most, but not all, of the rooms have an ocean view. None of the rooms are...

Thank marktaco
GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Marktaco, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Our primary focus is to provide our guests with an excellent vacation experience, so we're glad that you enjoyed our property and ocean views. Hurry back...we’re certainly expecting you!

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Although the resort is old, the location and staff make the difference. The upper studio units # 12 and 13 are spacious, have small patios, and incredible views. Oct. is a beautiful time in Del Mar. I would not stay in any of the studio units with a murphy bed as the units are very small and the beds are...

Thank Cynthia520
GPR S, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi Cynthia520. Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort! We would love to host you on all your visits to Del Mar.

Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I have stayed here three times, seven days each time.We always stay in a one bedroom. This is actually a timeshare but will also rent to non members. It sets on a bluff next to a beautiful park overlooking the ocean. There are studios, one and two bedrooms(read other reviews regarding studios). Not all rooms have ocean...

1Thank William E
GPR S, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi William. Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort! We'll share your thoughts about the air conditioning with our leadership team. We would love to see you again soon. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist with a return visit.

Temecula, California
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This resort is located in beautiful Del Mar overlooking the ocean, next to a park, and a short walk to the beach and town. It has comfortable one- and two-bedroom units with full, well-equipped kitchens, plus a pool, spa, and BBQ's. It is clean and well-maintained, and the staff is wonderful. The only two negatives for some people might be...

Thank dustinc4412016
GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dustinc4412016. Thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Wave Crest Resort. We're happy to read that you enjoyed our beautiful location as well as our well-equipped amenities. We hope to welcome you back to our special resort soon!

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I stayed in a 1 bedroom unit which was very clean. The staff are all very helpful and go out of their way to offer fresh towels and daily trash pickup. The beach is a short walk from Wave Crest and is the prettiest beach in San Diego County. Two newspapers and fresh coffee are available in the common area...

Thank Cynthia520
GPR S, Guest Relations Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi Cynthia520. Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful resort and friendly team members. We appreciate your feedback and hope you come back to Wave Crest Resort very soon.

san francisco
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I booked the Wave Crest resort for 2 nights as we were attending a graduation at UCSD. My husband is a bit of an insomniac (typically up super late reading) - so I wanted to rent a condo vs hotel room so that I could get some sleep. We arrived to find out that we had apparently rented a one...

2Thank eilg
GPR S, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hello eilg. We appreciate the feedback and your review has been discussed with the team. We pride ourselves on our guest service, so we're disappointed to hear about your experience. We would very much like to speak with you further about your stay and ask that you reach out to Racheal Shake at rshake@gpresorts.com. We look forward to speaking with...

Southern California
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stayed in the one bedroom condo, condo 30G, and it felt like our own little home on the beach. Plenty of room, and stocked with everything you need. This is not a big mega resort, instead it is a collection of 31 condos sitting on a small bluff overlooking the Pacific ocean. A short 2 minute walk to Seagrove...

1Thank Mikesvacations
GPR S, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mikesvacations. Thank you for taking the time to write a review to let us know how we did. We will discuss your comments with our team so they know how their actions made a difference for your family! Leo will especially loving hearing your feedback. All of your comments are appreciated, and we hope that you will become regular...

Riverside, California
Reviewed 27 May 2016

A place to definitely get away & relax. Looking over the Pacific at sunset with a glass of wine is just fantastic.The grounds, beautiful; pool is warm. Perfect combination for a wonderful vacation. A+

1Thank GayleMcT
rshake10, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hello Gaylemct. Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. A glass of wine with an ocean view makes for the perfect combination. We hope to have you back again with us soon!

SF Bay Area
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We loved our stay at Wave Crest. The staff was wonderful, the room was very comfortable and the kitchen well stocked. We travel quite a bit and never really know what to expect with a condo. This one was not super modern but certainly was clean and located perfectly for us. We did have a view of the ocean which...

Thank danetteSFBayArea
GPR S, Manager at Wave Crest Resort, responded to this review

Hi danetteSFBayArea. Thank you for allowing us to host you during your recent stay. We truly appreciate your review. We're pleased you enjoyed our fantastic location and ocean views. Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort! We look forward to welcoming you back to explore the rest of the activities and...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Del Mar Village is only two blocks from Wave Crest Resort, yet when you're at this private seaside retreat overlooking the Pacific everything else melts away! Wave Crest Resort offers studio suites as well as one and two bedroom bungalows featuring complete kitchens, flat-screen televisions, tile counter tops, and private patio or balcony with glass doors that welcome in the sea breezes. In addition to these amenities, the resort offers a swimming pool with an ocean view, jacuzzi, barbecue grill and onsite laundry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wave Crest Resort

Address: 1400 Ocean Ave, Del Mar, CA 92014-2337
Region: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range: ₹ 9,529 - ₹ 17,493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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“Request 1 or 2 bedroom with ocean front or view. Avoid studios, murphy bed is uncomfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles drncincy, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms have some type of ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles marktaco, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“any 1 bedroom with a view of the park or the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles Cynthia520, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Being a timeshare, usually there are not many rooms to choose from, so ask about the room before you take it.”
 of 5 bubbles williame319, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are upstairs and downstairs units (no elevator), and a lot of them have some or full ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles dustinc4412016, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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