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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First class room, very comfortable bed and small patio to relax. Ann wonderful host and tourist guide with lots of information. Breakfast delicious and opportunity to meet other guests. Central location with off street parking making it easy to get around to attractions. Great neighborhood with many restaurants to walk to. Would have no hesitation in recommending to anybody visiting... More 

Thank RaySunshine44
North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent location run by an equally excellent hostess. Ann provided us with all the information we needed, including where to replace the contents of my toiletry bag which I had cleverly left at home! Not only did she have a thorough knowledge of the restaurants nearby, of which there are many, she walked us to the one we had... More 

Thank alison w
Montpelier, Vermont
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time you stay here it's like visiting a friend. The second time you ARE visiting a friend. Ann will make you feel welcome and give you great advice on restaurants, attractions, and transportation. The rooms are comfortable and thoughtfully arranged, the breakfast is good and a sociable occasion, the neighborhood is charming, and there are always freshly-baked muffins... More 

Thank M C
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hillcrest House B&B offers an excellent location for a visit to San Diego. It also offers a great neighbourhood with many restaurants to walk to after a day of exploring San Diego. Ann gave great advice on getting around and seeing all the sights. The Old Town room was very comfortable and had a small private deck. Breakfast was well... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad we found Hillcrest House. The location is perfect and has parking. We stayed in the Coronado room (which has its own private entrance). It was perfectly cozy for two people. The bed and pillows were comfortable and there is a jacuzzi bathtub. It was so nice to wake up and walk up to the main house for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

From the moment we arrived Chris and I felt content. Ann welcomed us as if we were family or good friends. Her advice on navigating San Diego to experience all we came to do, was invaluable. We felt like residents knowing what to see and when. Early morning at the breakfast table was a delicious combination of warm mini muffins... More 

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Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Jerry for posting a review of your recent stay. It was fun each morning listening about your "trip down memory lane" of all the San Diego places Chris remembered as a small child. We host many current, and past mostly Navy military families, who have strong connections to San Diego. Hope to see you again, Ann More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our recent stay with Ann at Hillcrest B&B was restful, fun and very comfortable. The house is on a quiet street in the trendy Hillcrest neighborhood. Our room " Old Town" had a very comfortable bed, huge walk-in closet, large en-suite bathroom and a small patio off of our private entrance. We enjoyed complimentary parking off the street and were... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a truly lovely place to stay. On arrival, even though the innkeeper wasn't there, we were greeted with soft music playing and our key conveniently left for us to collect. There was also a "welcome" notice on the mirror in the breakfast room. The rooms are quirky and comfortable, with WiFi and TV, and ours, Old Town Room,... More 

Thank Cas P
Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks Cas for posting a review. I'm so glad you were comfortable in the Old Town Room. That room is great with it's own private patio. Please come back and visit us again! Cheers, Ann More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Right from the start it felt like Ann really cared about looking after her guests. She made a point of saying that it wasn't a problem if we wanted to check in early which was great for us as we were driving down from Irvine and wanted to make the most of our first afternoon in San Diego without the... More 

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Ann C, Owner at Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I know that hotels are now charging guests for early check ins. How unhospitable is that? We know you don't want to leave bags in a hot car, and are very flexible with early arrivals. When you are here, you are family. Anything we can do to make your travel day less of a hassle...why not!... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had an excellent room with extremely comfortable bed. Ann was the best tourist guide ever and sent us in the right direction. Breakfast delicious and a good place to stay as so close to all the San Diego attractions.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 11,241 - ₹ 14,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“They're all good.”
 of 5 bubbles 644jerryk, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Old Town room has a private entrance with a small private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Taco42, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Old Town Room has a lovely outside patio.”
 of 5 bubbles 554casp, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a noisy area to stay in but excellent for getting around San Diego.”
 of 5 bubbles Perdie, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Coronado Room is very nice for an active couple in love”
 of 5 bubbles birder_p, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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