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Diamond Head Inn

PricelineUS$ 157*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Knew experience was in trouble when Alex front desk person took out piece of paper and folded it around room credit card to make card sleeve and then wrote 110 room number on it. No place too park at hotel open parking for public in which you have to keep driving around to find a parking space blocks from hotel...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

The lack of air-conditioning has been the major issue, and is finally being rectified with the renovation. Finally, there will be cool air after returning from a long day at the beach. I hope you will try us again at some other time. Also, I do wish we had a better alternative for the vending, and may move it to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It's a bit run down, but we keep going back because of the location. Right by the water. Reasonable rates. Good restaurants within walking distance and very nice people in the office. We're going back in a few weeks.

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for continuing to stay with us! We are in the process of a full renovation now, and hope you will enjoy the changes.

Anthem, Arizona
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This was our second year staying at Diamond Head Inn. If you are looking for location...you cannot go wrong!! Don't expect the Days Inn or Comfort Suits. This is a typical surfside motel...nothing fancy. Some tips...if you book a Queen Suite and are looking for two queen size beds, make sure you select the room with two queen beds. The...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

I hope when you return, you will be in a brand new room with air conditioning. And, we also look forward top your return as well!

Liberty, Missouri
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The carpet was old and filthy look like something you would find in an abandon building, very hot and humid in the rooms no air conditioning only thing they have is fans. Please don't stay here during summer months forgot to mention the first room they gave us the volume didn't work on the TV also carpet was horrible when...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to place this review. I am very aware of the condition, and thankful for the renovation that is taking place now. I hope after we are finished, you will come back and try us again. I know you will be very surprised.

Reviewed 18 June 2016

Bad service! Gross rooms! Mold and slime in bathroom. Kitchen lights burned out. Smells bad! Dirty and dark! When we arrived clerk was leaving and told us we would have to wait. Just rude! Don't stay here! We rebooked at PB Surfside Inn. Don't delete my review! That is just wrong!

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

I always thank everyone for leaving good and bad reviews, and have no control over whether they are deleted. I am happy that you found a close alternative. I go through my rooms on a continuous basis, and haven't noticed the things you have described, but do know it has gotten to be very dated. Luckily, it is being renovated...

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I purchased a two room suite stay on Groupon. It was two rooms separated by a wall but no door. It was advertised for 4 people to stay. So we brought our nanny abs 4 year old. Bad idea. No privacy. Its not what I'd consider two rooms. Plus the bathroom is located past the bedroom. So our nanny slept...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

I thank you for your review, and for taking the time to comment about room #111. There is only one suite that is laid out like the room you described, and it's really the only way it could be done. We tried, in our last renovation to see if the layout could be changed, and it was decided it was...

Reviewed 2 May 2016

if you wanna ruin your vacation try to stay here, we booked a double queen room , and arrived found that they dont have any twin room, no parking you gotta go to a different hotel to park and its like 500 feet away, and there's no internet. and the biggest surprise was at night, after we checked in, we...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

I completely agree with your experience about the temperature of the room. Finally though, air conditioning is being added to every room during our renovation that is going on right now. As for the parking, we offer the additional parking as an alternative. Yes, that parking is two blocks away. I have stayed in many hotels, especially in Vegas that...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

First off... The manager that was working was rude, and incompetent. We had to wait 45 minutes to check in, because we paid online and he had to look it up. Next he gave us keys to our room. The room was way out dated and everything was dirty and stained. I immediately looked at my fiancé and we decided...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

I will admit that there are times that a reservation may not make it to our system. We have systems in place to make that a rare exception. We do apologize for the time involved with your check in. We are under construction at the moment, and will be a much nicer place to stay upon the completion of the...

Mpls
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Sorry, but I cannot recomment this place. Stained carpet. Noisy, walls are so thin. I am 100% sure this place has not had any upgrades or improvements since the 50's. The sheets were grey they were so old. If you need a place by the beach to party, shower, set your stuff down. And can get in for undere $50....

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

The oldness of the property is being rectified by the full renovation going on right now. Regarding the sheets and linens, we buy new linens every month. We were definitely well overdue for a renovation. The last update was in 2003. I think you would be very surprised if you were to try us again.

Rooniepie
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We had been in Carlsbad for Spring Break & decided on Friday that we wanted to spend one day at Pacific Beach before heading home. Knowing that we would be spending most of the day on the beach, we wanted to stay somewhere close. The Diamond Head Inn fit the bill. It was right by the beach and had last...

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jimsilver, General Manager at Diamond Head Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are finally actually doing our renovation at this moment, and should be finished by the end of spring. I was expecting this to occur more than a year ago, and do apologize for saying we would. Please contact me personally if you would like to try us again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Warm and inviting, our casual beachfront hotel is the perfect setting for your next vacation. Our suites feature kitchens with granite countertops for your convenience. Kitchens are fully equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, stovetops, coffeemakers and all the essential utensils that you need to cook and eat. We also serve complimentary continental breakfast, and our friendly, multilingual staff is ready to help you with local advice and suggestions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamond Head Inn

Address: 605 Diamond St, San Diego, CA 92109
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: ₹ 8,080 - ₹ 21,202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Diamond Head Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Do your best to get an upstairs room on the second floor, quieter.”
dixon6333, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in room 110 or 111, bottom floor.”
Silver54, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no good roomsQ”
jaunet1026, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Select another hotel period.”
azcheesefan, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“@ front rooms have ocean view, but are more expensive.”
judytopaz, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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