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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked last-minute due to change of plans going to Seaworld. It is a little expensive for a motel, but the ambience and location (Del Mar being a nice beach town) are much better than a budget motel. We checked in late around 9pm & found no parking space in their lot. Fortunately, the front desk told me we are able...

Thank kellybee7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Del Mar Motel is right on the beach. No need to bring beach towels, beach chairs, sun umbrellas, and sand toys. The motel offers them to guests. Rooms have beach feel to them. Del Mar is a quaint town. Winter ours of shops are 11:00am-5:00pm. Local restaurants open for breakfast at 7:00am. Once you get to the motel you can...

Thank Penny C
Garden Grove, CA
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I felt like I was in Hawaii while sitting on the beachside patio. Very close to the water with families and surfers having a good time. Very relaxed feeling here. Great place to watch the sun set. Restaurant outside of the motel also has the feel of Hawaii--open air and very good food. We will be coming here as often...

Thank portiaklein2000
Farr West, Utah
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The only complaint I had was the wifi, wasn't the best... but the beach made up for it... I stayed 2 nights and it was like heaven, being able to step out of your room a few feet from the beach made it worth it for me. I feel asleep to the sound of waves and woke up to dolphins...

Thank kimmiesue9
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The room was ready, even though I arrived late. Everything was clean. Very nice outdoor area with tables. The place overall is being maintained, so it is a modest 3 star. I would have liked windows that open (it is on the beach after all, and it would be great to hear the waves and get fresh air)

1Thank rosedrakaris2016
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay. Right on the beach and the room is fine. Great food next door, The Poseidon, so you do not have to get in your car. Walk on the beach or relax in the hotels chairs looking at the sea. I will be back. Very nice and courteous staff. These pics are from the back of hotel....

1Thank allana s
Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star rating and review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and our great location. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Looking for a place on the beach that was reasonable. I do not need 5 start hotel. I needed to be able to walk to beach from room and this was it. Very casual place. Family friendly. Clean rooms. No frills but comfortable bed. I felt the price was still a bit much, but the access to beach could not...

1Thank Spagori1
Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Del Mar Motel and the 5 star rating. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have stayed here 3 times and it was always great.just step out on the beach great restaurants all around and a nice quiet town with beautiful beach views the hotel is very quaint and the staff is amazing.

Mikki E, General Manager at Del Mar Motel on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for the 5 star rating. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Mikki Ellis General Manager

San Diego
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This motel is right on the beach. The rooms are clean and the staff is friendly. Just a short walk to the village. plus really great restaurants right next door. No frills, but who needs them with this location?

2Thank jagergrrl
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This hotel is the only hotel/motel on the beach in Del Mar, Solana, Cardiff, etc. It has a great beachy feel, friendly staff, and is very conveniently located to restaurants, coffee, shopping, parks, and the beach of course. They have free parking, BBQ's, in room fridges, coffee pots, hair dryers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, beach chairs, towels, etc. You can...

2Thank destinationaddict

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the sun and surf is our quaint boutique hotel located on the beautiful beach of Del Mar. With views so spectacular you’ll never want to leave.Relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the Pacific Ocean from one of our 43-newly renovated guestrooms. Relish the breathtaking views from our newly enhanced beachfront sun deck, picnic & barbeque areas, where the rolling waves beckon you to the white sandy beach of Del Mar. Create unforgettable moments with a walk along the beach at sunset or an early morning jog with the waves at your feet.There’s nothing like the sound of the ocean to lull you to sleep, and there’s no better way to escape life’s challenges than a retreat to the Del Mar Motel on the Beach.Our Friendly Staff is Ready to Assist You! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Del Mar Motel on the Beach

Address: 1702 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2154
Region: United States > California > Del Mar
Price Range: €133 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Del Mar Motel on the Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Great location on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Spagori1, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request Ocean View - this places you on the second level (top level). Request north/west facing rooms to avoid being near the parking lot of a neighboring restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles destinationaddict, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with ocean views are the best....facing the Ocean.”
  • View from the Del Mar Motel.
 of 5 bubbles SusieRussell, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check in early to get a room closest to the water .”
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“beach side for hopefully less train noise”
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