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PB Surf Beachside Inn

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Multilingual Staff
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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28 Jan29 Jan
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All reviewspacific beachsister propertyrestaurants barsmini fridgewithin walking distancethird floortwo blockscan't beat the locationcontinental breakfastgreat rateclean hotelgreat roomsbed was very comfortablecoffee makerla jollaparkingmotel
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I was looking for an affordable motel, close to the Pacific beach and this seemed to tick all the boxes. Upon arrival the receptionist was warm and welcoming. The room was basic (which is what we were after) but was clean, spacious and had all...More

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Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate you staying with us and hope you will make here again the next time you stay in PB.

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Most over priced place we have ever experienced. Tiny rooms, plug in the bathroom sparked every time it was used, unsafe hair dryer provided along with another that didn't work, no free wifi (shocking in this day and age), lots of street noise even on...More

Thank Megan C
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your review. I am very surprised to read about what you said regarding sparking. Since we renovated, there has never been a comment about something like that. We also double-paned the windows being that some of our rooms are located close to...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed. We had to move rooms 3 times. The first 2 rooms had a very pungent gas/sewer smell that got worse when we ran the water. The 3rd room we got moved to was already "someone else's". We had to move again and was treated...More

Thank Ashley H
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 12 October 2016

Of course, we do apologize for the smell and the multiple moves. This is a problem we are currently working on getting resolved very soon, so it should not be a factor very soon. Thank you for trying us. We hope you will change your...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Room was cute and clean. Great location. Pool and parking were a block away at their partner property. Parking was free which is unheard of in San Diego. Pool was a little inconvenient but it was well taken care of and we were so close...More

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Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 12 October 2016

It sounds like you tried everything we had to offer. We are very pleased that you will be coming to stay with us again!

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Love Pacific beach and stay in the vicinity several times a year. Got a Groupon with taxes $225 a night, which is actually a deal in July. The location is great, but unfortunately the mattress is as hard as a rock! We had booked a...More

Thank DesireeToler
Response from jimsilver, General Manager at PB Surf Beachside InnResponded 12 October 2016

I'm glad you had an opportunity to take advantage of the special Groupon rate we were offering at the time. I think it may be difficult to believe, but we really do try to get about the best hotel mattresses. I have heard that some...More

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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 80 - US$ 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jonathan D
6 January 2018|
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Response from jimsilver | Property representative |
Yes, there is complimentary parking at this property. However, if we run out of parking, there is still parking available at the Pacific Shores Inn located about one block away.
22 April 2017|
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Response from Katie R | Property representative |
Yes, all rooms have both a microwave and a mini fridge.
3 August 2016|
Response from DesireeToler | Reviewed this property |
Yes air-conditioned. No pool on site but can use a neighboring hotel pool. Mini fridge in room
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"We liked the third floor because of the roof patio - but guests may hang out and chat after hours,"
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"The rooms were fine ... parking is sparse, but all rooms are equal."
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"Stay away from room 108."
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"Take an Uber/Lyft, don't rent a car expecting to park at the property. We drove in from Vegas and..."
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